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Wild Wheel

Multimedia Games

Wild Wheel

This traditional-style game is Multimedia’s nod to the continuing popularity of classic reel-spinners.

Wild Wheel is a simple three-reel, single-line stepper slot with traditional bar, cherry and “7” symbols, and a wheel bonus that awards multipliers for the triggering winning combination.

When a Wild Wheel symbol lands on the third reel, it substitutes for any other symbol in a winning combination. The player must wager a fourth coin to activate the bonus event. When the Wild Wheel symbol lands in a winning combination with the fourth coin wagered, the top wheel is activated. The player hits the play button to spin the top wheel, which contains multipliers ranging from 2X to 10X.

The game program is highly volatile, and it is designed for higher denominations. It is available in setups ranging from quarters all the way up to the $100 denomination. The manufacturer suggests quarter, 50-cent or dollar.

Like all Multimedia slots, Wild Wheel is available in either a Class III version (pictured) or a Class II version.

Manufacturer: Multimedia Games

Platform: Multimedia OS

Format: Three-reel, single-line stepper

Denomination: .25 through $100

Max Bet: 4

Top Award: 25,000

Hit Frequency: Approximately 15%

Theoretical Hold: 2.01%—13.31%

 

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.