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Outback Jack: Adventures Down Under

Aristocrat Technologies

Outback Jack: Adventures Down Under

With this game, Aristocrat brings back one of its most popular game themes and characters, the Aussie adventurer Outback Jack.

Outback Jack: Adventures Down Under places the outback theme into a four-level progressive video slot with multiple bonus features. The base game is a 30-line video slot on Aristocrat’s sleek new VERVE hd cabinet, which features a 31.5-inch portrait-style LCD monitor. Players qualify for all features except the top Grand progressive by covering the paylines plus a 20-credit ante (a 50-cent minimum wager).

The maximum 300-credit wager is required to qualify for the Grand Jackpot, which resets at $10,000. The Major progressive resets as $500, the Minor at $50 and the Mini at $10.

There are five bonus features. The main progressive bonus, triggered by three or more scattered logo symbols, is the “Progressive Wheel Feature.” A fortune wheel including the four progressive jackpots, credit awards and free games appears on the large screen. The number of spins on the wheel increases according to the number of bonus logos triggering the feature. The player can win more than one progressive, and the values on the wheel increase every time the player spins.

If the Free Games slice on the wheel lands, the player exits the wheel bonus and goes into the “Crocodile Free Games Feature.” During the free spins, pays for winning combinations are multiplied by two, three, five or 10.

The other three features are random, on-screen bonuses. In the “Jack Bonus,” wild symbols landing on the reels become “Sticky Wilds”—they remain in place, with one or more reels turning completely wild, for one re-spin. In the “Burnout Bonus,” all reels re-spin with extra bonus symbols, and the result is paid as a scatter-pay. In the “Koala Bonus,” the koala appears on the screen and grabs various symbols, turning them into wild symbols. The screen then pays left-to-right and right-to-left.

Manufacturer: Aristocrat Technologies
Platform: VERVE hd
Format: Five-reel, 30-line video slot
Denomination: .01
Max Bet: 300
Top Award: Progressive; $10,000 reset
Hit Frequency: Approximately 50%
Theoretical Hold: 7.94%—10.92%