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Millionare Sevens

Bally Technologies

Millionare Sevens

With this game, Bally reprises one of its most popular reel-spinners in the advanced “Alpha Elite” video platform. The game is a 20-line or 30-line video slot with the familiar mechanical top-box “Millionaire Ladder” bonus display.

The game is available either in Bally’s V20 cabinet (20-inch video monitor) or on the “CineVision” wide-screen, slant-top cabinet.

The base game is available in a penny version with a 300-credit max bet or a nickel version with a 60-credit max bet. The top jackpot is a multi-site progressive resetting at $1 million. The primary-game “Millionaire Sevens Wild Bonus” feature is triggered by a “Jokers Bonus” symbol appearing in any position on the fifth reel. This creates four “Jokers Wild” symbols that randomly land on four reel symbols, with the result re-calculated as a bonus.

As with the reel-spinner, the progressive is won through the main “Ladder Bonus” feature, by climbing the entire bonus ladder, which has multiplier amounts ranging from 2X to 500X-the amounts are multiplied by the total bet-under the progressive “rung.” Reaching the progressive rung with less than a maximum bet on the triggering spin multiplies the total bet by 1,000 for the bonus.

“Millionaire Sevens” symbols scattered on the first, third and fifth reels trigger the bonus. Seven cards appear on the screen face-down, and the player selects one. That card advances the player from one to three spaces on the ladder. The process then repeats, with the player selecting cards and advancing up the ladder until he either turns over a card bearing a “Collect” symbol or reaches the progressive rung.

Manufacturer: Bally Technologies
Platform: Alpha Elite
Format: 20-line or 30-line video slot
Denominations: .01, .05
Max Bet: 300, 60

Top Award: Progressive; $1 million reset

Hit Frequency: 45.13% (penny) or 35.70% (nickel)

Theoretical Hold: 11.97%-13.26%

Frank Legato is editor of Global Gaming Business magazine. He has been writing on gaming topics since 1984, when he launched and served as editor of Casino Gaming magazine. Legato, a nationally recognized expert on slot machines, has served as editor and reporter for a variety of gaming publications, including Public Gaming, IGWB, Casino Journal, Casino Player, Strictly Slots and Atlantic City Insider. He has an B.A. in journalism and an M.A. in communications from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. He is the author of the books, How To Win Millions Playing Slot Machines... Or Lose Trying, and Atlantic City: In Living Color.  

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