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Smokin' Hot Diamonds

Multimedia Games

Smokin' Hot Diamonds

This latest slot in Multimedia’s “High Rise” series, which features the tall video top box, contains a unique progressive jackpot setup—there are two separate sets of three incrementing progressives, one for the primary game and one for the free-spin bonus round.

The base game is a five-reel, 40-line video slot in low denominations. Three, four or five diamond symbols return regular line pays, unless the maximum 160 credits is wagered. At max bet, the center, horizontal payline becomes the “Jackpot Line.” When three or more diamonds land on the Jackpot Line at max bet, it triggers one of three progressive jackpots.

In the base game, the three lower progressives on the top-box display apply—three diamonds on the Jackpot Line return a progressive resetting at $15 on the penny version; four diamonds return a prize resetting at $100; five diamonds, $500. This is added to the regular line award for one of the combinations that applies on all other paylines.

The top progressive group applies during a free-spin round triggered by bonus symbols scattered on the first, third and fifth reels. The combination itself pays twice the total bet, and six free spins are triggered, with all pays doubled. The free-spin round can be retriggered during the bonus, up to a maximum of 200 possible free spins.

If the triggering spin for the free-spin round was at max bet, the upper progressive tier is activated. Three diamonds on the Jackpot Line during a free spin return a progressive resetting at $35; four diamonds, $250, and five diamonds, $2,500—in addition to the regular line pay for five diamonds, which at max bet is 31,900 credits.

Manufacturer: Multimedia Games
Platform: MGAM video platform
Format: Five-reel, 40-line video slot
Denomination: .01, .02, .05, .10, .25
Max Bet: 160
Top Award: Progressive; $2,500 reset, plus 31,900 credits
Hit Frequency: Approximately 40%
Theoretical Hold: 2.11%-14.98%