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Power Strike

Bally Technologies

Power Strike

This slot combines Bally’s nine-level scatter-pay progressive system with a new feature that allows casino technicians to easily incorporate a picture of a physical top progressive jackpot such as a car or a motorcycle into the actual game screen. Pre-loaded images include cash, a car, a motorcycle, a truck, a boat, an ATV, an RV or a vacation.
The base game is a five-reel, 30-line video slot (it can also be configured for nine, 15, 20 or 25 lines), available in denominations from pennies up to dollars. The recommended configuration is a 30-line penny game.
The base game includes simple reel symbols and line pay combinations, plus “Free Games” and “Power Strike” symbols. Three or more free game symbols on or within one positions of the center, horizontal payline trigger a second screen displaying a grid of 20 cards. The player selects cards until matching two for a number of free games and a multiplier amount-five, seven, 10, 11 or 15 games with all jackpots doubled; or 25 games with jackpots tripled. If a “Wild Card” is revealed, additional free games are awarded.
The progressive jackpots are won through scatter-pay symbols, ranging form three through nine. The progressive reset levels range from 1 credit times denomination times max bet for three Power Strike symbols to 1,000 credits times denomination times max bet for eight Power Strike symbols.
Nine Power Strike symbols scattered on the screen trigger the top progressive jackpot, awarding whatever prize is programmed in by the casino.

Manufacturer: Bally Technologies
Platform: Alpha
Format: 30-line video slot
Denomination: .01-1.00
Max Bet: 150
Top Award: Physical prize chosen by casino
Hit Frequency: 39.3%
Theoretical Hold: 4%-15% (variable according to prize chosen)
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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