Microgaming brings slot players an early Christmas with Ho Ho Ho online slot. The slot has an obvious holiday theme with instantly recognizable reel icons and characters.
There are 15 paylines and 5 reels to make wagers ranging between 0.15 and 150. The Ho Ho Ho jackpot payout is a huge 15 000x your line wager.
Look for the Red Gift
The red gift box icon is a unique symbol called a scatter symbol. This red gift offers between 1x and 60x your total staked wager if you manage to land 2 to 5 of these symbols on the reels at the same time. It’s main function however is to activate the Ho Ho Ho free spins round.
Saint Nick has Gone Wild
Good old Saint Nick is the Ho Ho Ho wild symbol. His smiling, bearded face pops up on the reels and he will substitute for any of the standard symbols as required.
This symbol also offers the biggest jackpot in the game, namely a 15 000x your line wager payout. The wild is also one of only two symbols that will register a payout for only 2 matching symbols, the other symbol being the scatter.
Free Games for All
The slot has a great free game feature, triggered by the red scatter symbols. You only need 3 of the symbols on the screen to get 20 free spins. If that’s not enough good news for you, any winning combination that you make during this round will have its usual payout doubled.
Ho Ho Ho offers players even more, by letting you win an additional 20 spins if 3 more scatter appear. During free spins, you won’t be able to alter your staked wager.
Instead, whatever wager value was in play when you started the round will remain active for the duration of all the remaining spins.
Getting a Second Chance to Win
The Ho Ho Ho gamble feature allows you to quickly turn a small win into a big win. As soon as you see a winning combination form, you can click on the gamble button to wager that payout on a game of chance.
You get taken to a new screen where you have the option of choosing either Red or Black. Once you pick a colour, a card will be revealed. If you chose the matching colour your wager is doubled instantly.
Ho Ho Ho allows you to keep Gambling until your limit is reached or until you pick incorrectly.
The Jolly Christmas Theme
You can expect to see many recognisable symbols on the reels of Ho Ho Ho, even if you do not celebrate a western Christmas. A candy cane, ginger bread man, Egg Nog, a Christmas pudding and a roast turkey dinner make up the initial symbols.
Ho Ho Ho kicks the prize money up a notch with the second set of symbols. These consist of a Christmas tree; a sleigh packed with gifts and of course everyone’s favourite reindeer with a red nose, Rudolph.
To register a win in this casino slot, 3 matching symbols must line up on a payline. The biggest prizes are awarded by Rudolph, the sleigh and the Christmas tree. They each offer 500x, 400x and 200x respectively.