Everi Holdings

This video slot on Everi’s cinematic new Empire MPX cabinet carries the theme of the famous comedy/magic duo whose residency at the Rio has given them an immediate association with Las Vegas. The base game is a “ways to win” format, with no paylines and wins registered by adjacent symbols. In this setup, the game offers 3,125 possible winning combinations on each spin.

The game is packed with several different bonuses, based on illusions, card tricks and comedy bits that are prominent an Penn & Teller’s long-running act. Wild symbols include reel-wide wilds in the image of either Penn or Teller.

In the base game, mystery events include “Miser’s Dream,” in which a goldfish appears to award golden wild symbols; and “Shadows,” in which rose petals randomly appear to turn symbols into wild symbols.

Other bonuses include a picking event called “Vanish a Rabbit,” in which the player goes through three rounds of matching symbols for bonus awards; and Penn & Teller Free Spins. In the free-spin round, every spin is a winner—an additional spin is awarded for each losing spin.

The main bonus, the Penn & Teller Wheel Bonus, offers a unique preliminary picking event. The player is prompted to choose cards to randomly increase each potential award on the wheel. That includes the “Jackpot Card,” which, if found, makes the top progressive jackpot—a local-area prize resetting at $20,000—one of only nine slices on the wheel.

Manufacturer: Everi Holdings
Platform: Empire MPX
Format: Five-reel, 3,125-ways-to-win video slot
Denomination: .01
Max Bet: 300
Top Award: Progressive; $20,000 reset
Hit Frequency: 41.64%
Theoretical Hold: 6%-15%

Author: GGB Staff

Staff writers for Global Gaming Business magazine, Las Vegas, Nevada.