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The Game of LIFE: Career Choices

Atronic Americas

The Game of LIFE: Career Choices

The newest game in Atronic’s series of video slots based on the popular “Game of Life” board game, “Career Choices” includes a feature-rich bonus game based on the familiar game board.
      
The base game is available in a variety of setups. The nine-line or 25-line game offers top jackpots that vary according to the denomination and the max-bet-from 15,000 credits for the nine-line, nine-coin version all the way up to 750,000 credits for a penny 25-line version with a maximum bet of 250 credits.
   
There are two separate wild symbols in the base game. The diamonds on reels 2 through 5 substitute for all but bonus trigger symbols. The dollar symbol is a “scatter wild,” which means it transforms all the symbols on a reel into wild symbols when it lands. When that happens, each additional dollar symbol multiplies the jackpot up to 16 times.
   
Three “Game of Life” symbols on an active payline trigger the main bonus event on the top screen. A spin dial appears, which the player touches to move around a game board on the screen. There are 20 spots on the game board, which award free spins, free spin multipliers or special mini-bonus games.
   
If the player lands on “Take a Break” or “Choose Your Job,” a “LIFE” tile is awarded with free games or multipliers. If “Business Trip” is revealed, an animated sequence results in one of three bonus credit wins.
  
This also is one of the games casinos can order with Atronic’s special “Mystery Magic” progressive jackpot. If the games in the bank are linked to this jackpot, the progressive can occur randomly at any time, regardless of any combination on an individual game.

Manufacturer: Atronic Americas
Platform: e-motion
Format: Five-reel, multi-line video slot
Denominations: All denominations available
Max Bet: 250
Top Award: 5,000, 50,000, 150,000, 300,000 or 750,000
Hit Frequency: 31.54% or 34.78%
Theoretical Hold: 4%-14%

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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