Rapid Shot

Aruze Gaming

Aruze Gaming has just launched this five-level progressive jackpot series, its first ever to use the Innovator series of mechanical reel-spinning slots.

Innovator with Radiant Reels is Aruze’s popular reel-spinning series featuring large reels—at 18.1 inches across, which each reel strip measuring 3.54 inches, they are the largest strips for a five-reel format in the business—backed by multi-colored LED lighting and variable reel speeds, with lighting and colors varying according to game conditions. Radiant Reels spin forward and backward at various speeds, building anticipation before the reel results are displayed.

This series is the first to combine Innovator with a five-level link. There are three titles in the series: Rapid Shot Diamond, Rapid Shot Ruby and Rapid Shot Sapphire. All are five-reel, 30-line video slots with a recommended penny denomination.

In each variation, progressives are won by a corresponding number of the title gemstone scattered across the 15 reel spots, ranging from a prize resetting at $50 for six gems to a top progressive resetting at $2,500 for 10 gems.

The series features a 60-inch LCD monitor displaying the five levels of jackpots, with dedicated overhead signage. Progressive jackpots can be won with any bet level.

The Rapid Shot feature is triggered when the Rapid Shot symbol appears on the middle reel. This triggers one free game, retriggered if the Rapid Shot symbol appears again on the third reel. During the Rapid Shot free game, if six or more diamond, ruby or sapphire symbols appear, the corresponding progressive is won.

The Mystery Rapid Shot can be randomly triggered at the end of the Rapid Shot Free Game. No credit award is won with any symbol combination except the “Progressive” symbols. The Mystery Rapid Shot ends when a progressive is awarded.

Manufacturer: Aruze Gaming
Platform: Innovator
Format: Five-reel, 30-line stepper slot
Denomination: .01
Max Bet: 150, 300, 450, 600
Top Award: Progressive; $2,500 reset
Hit Frequency: Approximately 40%
Theoretical Hold: 3.92%—12.91%