Play Your Cards Right Online Slot Described
An online slot distributed by IGT, Play Your Cards Right is based on a TV gameshow hosted by Bruce Forsyth that first aired in 1980. There are five reels and 15 paylines, and, as it’s a video slot, there are bonus features, too.
As to be expected, there are Wild and Scatter symbols. However, there is also a Bonus symbol and money-collecting Cash Pots. The Scatter and Bonus symbols are the keys to the slot’s two bonus games.
Close attention has been paid to the graphics, animations, and sound effects. The sound and visuals remain true to the original TV show, from the design of the set in the background, to the soundtrack and sound effects.
Guide to Reel Symbols
All of the Play Your Cards Right reel symbols are inspired by the familiar design of standard playing cards. All symbols except the Scatter pay from left to right, in consecutive order, on active paylines.
The symbols include Jack, Queen, and King court cards, Hearts, Diamonds, Clubs, and Spades signs, a Joker, a red and blue Double Chance symbol, and a Grand Final symbol that shows the four card suits.
The Joker is Wild, the Double Chance is the Bonus symbol, and the Grand Final is the Scatter.
At the top right of the Play Your Cards Right reels are blue and red playing card signs. Those are the Cash Pots.
Whenever blue symbols land on the reels, the amount in the blue sign will increase, and when red symbols land, the amount in the red sign will increase. Those coins can be played for in the Double Chance bonus feature.
Joker is Wild
Play Your Cards Right’s joker Wild can substitute for most of the reel symbols. The symbols for which it does not substitute are the Grand Final or Double Chance symbols.
When it lands on the reels, the Wild could form winning combinations with other symbols. Winning combinations pay out the maximum value when assisted by the Wild.
Double Chance Bonus Feature
The Double Chance bonus feature begins when three or more Double Chance symbols land consecutively on an active payline. The feature takes place in a second screen.
Two rows of cards appear on the screen. The game is played by guessing whether the following card to be drawn is of higher or lower value than the last card drawn.
Completion of the row of red cards awards the red Cash Pot. Completion of the row of blue cards awards the blue Cash Pot. The game can be frozen if a decision cannot be made.
Grand Final Bonus Feature
The Play Your Cards Right Grand Final bonus feature will begin when three or more Grand Final Scatters land anywhere on the reels. They do not need to land in consecutive order, or even on an active payline.
The game is also played on a second screen, and is similar to the Double Chance bonus game. In this game, there are three rows or cards, and, again, it must be guessed whether the next card to be drawn is higher or lower than the previous.
If the bottom row is completed, the initial bet will be doubled. If the middle row is completed, the initial bet will be multiplied five times, and if the top row is complete, the initial bet will be multiplied 10 times.