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Splitting Hares

International Game Technology

Splitting Hares

For this game, IGT uses a fantasy theme centered around cartoon rabbits, with beautiful artwork and a clever base-game feature involving symbols that “multiply.” In a new feature called “Symbol Burst,” the payouts extend beyond lining up five symbols—there can be two or more symbols in a single reel spot, for as many as 15 possible symbols on a single payline.

For example, on the screen pictured, there are symbols displaying two matching rabbits on the first reel, three on the second reel and two on the third reel, and the payout is 250 credits for seven of the symbols on a single payline.

If two or three lady bug symbols land on the center reel, the player wins a scatter pay and the free game bonus is awarded. The free games are unique in themselves—the player can pick the volatility of the bonus by selecting five, eight, 10 or 12 free games with awards higher for fewer games. There is also a random “Bonus Boost” that increases the award when the bonus is complete.

The Bonus Boost and Symbol Burst features are designed to encourage high coin-in, up to the maximum wager of 400 credits.

Manufacturer: International Game Technology
Platform: AVP
Format: Five-reel, 40-line video slot
Denomination: Multi-Denomination
Max Bet: 400
Top Award: 100,000
Hit Frequency: Approximately 28%
Theoretical Hold: 2%—15%

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