Irish Riches slot - Free Play - Game Review
If there’s one theme in the online gambling world which we’ve seen countless times, it’s that of the Irish…
And while no one can pinpoint exactly why Irish-themed video slots have become so popular with players today, one thing IS certain; in order to make an Irish-themed slot a success, the game developer’s behind the game have to be intuitive, creative, and come up with something that’s not been seen before.
While Irish Riches - a slot machine game from a software provider known as Section 8 Studios - doesn’t completely fit the bill of being ‘original’ - it does contain enough variety and variations from classic titles to make it worth your while…
And as you’ll see within this review, the game’s worth playing for one BIG reason - the progressive jackpot on offer.
The first bonus round you’ll notice, is the Leprechaun free-spins bonus, and this is triggered by landing 3, 4, or 5 of the scatter symbols anywhere in view.
Once you manage to trigger the bonus, you’ll be awarded a number of free-spins. Now, the more scatter symbols you manage to land, the more free-spins you’ll be awarded, and it’s possible to win up to 50 free-spins off of the initial trigger!
During the free-spins, the leprechaun symbol will randomly add a number of wilds to the reels. These wilds then lock in place - i.e. they’re sticky wilds - and they remain in place throughout the bonus, allowing for BIG win-potential.
There’s also another bonus known as the Crock of Gold Bonus, and this is triggered by landing 3, 4, or 5 of the scatter symbols anywhere in view.
Once you do so, you’ll be taken to a new game screen where you get to pick two symbols from the ones that appear on your screen. Simply choose the ones you want, and you’ll be awarded a cash prize, which can be worth up to 250X per pick!
Now, as mentioned, there’s also a progressive jackpot - and while there’s no way to actually win it in a feature, it can be randomly awarded on ANY spin in the base-game - so you never know which spin might be your life-changing one!
Pros: The addition of action-packed progressive jackpot is enticing - and at the time of writing, the total jackpot amount is well over the million-pound mark!
Cons: Of course, hitting the jackpot round is incredibly hard, so don’t expect to get the chance all that often!