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Player's World By Demand

Aristocrat Technologies

Player's World By Demand

Aristocrat has covered the gamut of game styles over the years, and has created its share of new styles. Interestingly enough, this is the manufacturer’s first multi-game unit.

Created for the advanced Gen7 video platform and the slot-maker’s new cabinets-the network-ready Gen7, Mav500, MavSlim and Crown Slant-Player’s World By Demand places four popular Aristocrat base games in a multi-denominational package. For the first group of games to be offered in the new format, Aristocrat departs from longstanding practice by offering the player-selectable betting units in high denominations-quarters, 50 cents and dollars-and low-payline formats.

The first suite of games:

“Big Red”-a five-line video slot with a free-game bonus event. The free games are triggered by wild-symbol wins. When one or more kangaroo symbols substitutes in a win, five free games are awarded. A tree symbol in the free games repeats the triggering combination.

“Super Bucks IV”-a three-line video that allows the player to choose from three free game features, according to volatility. Scattered badge symbols during the free spins trigger additional free games.

“Fa Fa Fa”-a five-line video with a bonus feature that awards 10 free spins. A wild symbol is added with each successive free spin to the middle three reels, and the three wilds remain in place for the last five free games.

“Black Panther”-a straight five-line video in which the black panther symbol is wild.

Manufacturer: Aristocrat Technologies

Platform: Gen7

Format: Five-reel, multi-line, multi-game video slot

Denomination: Multi-denomination-.25, .50, 1.00

Max Bet: Configurable

Top Award: Various

Hit Frequency: Approximately 33%

Theoretical Hold: Various

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.