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Wild Alaska

Multimedia Games

Wild Alaska

This new five-reel, 50-line video slot from Multimedia Games includes two of the manufacturer’s signature special features, “Straight-Shot Multipliers” and “Must-Hit Jackpots.”

Straight-Shot Multipliers, active both on base-game and free-game spins, award automatic multipliers for winning combinations on designated paylines. In this case, Payline 4 awards 10 times the normal pay for a winning combination; Payline 3, seven times the normal pay; Payline 2, five times the normal pay; and Payline 1, three times the normal pay.

There are two levels of progressive jackpot, resetting at $20 and $150. Each bears a “Must Hit By” number—$40 or $300, respectively—before which that particular progressive will always hit. This generates anticipation and excitement among players—not to mention greatly increased coin-in—as the jackpot amount approaches the “Must Hit By” level. According to the manufacturer, that occurs every 309 spins for the secondary jackpot and every 2,272 spins for the top progressive, on average.

There is a free-spin bonus, triggered by three or more bonus symbols. Triggering the bonus awards an initial prize of 150 credits multiplied by the line bet, plus seven free spins. Free spins can be re-triggered throughout the bonus, up to a maximum of 70 free spins.

Manufacturer: Multimedia Games
Platform: Multimedia Operating System
Format: Five-reel, 50-line video slot
Denomination: .01, .02, .05
Max Bet: 250
Top Award: 399,100
Hit Frequency: Approximately 50%
Theoretical Hold: 2.05%—14.67%