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Football Champions Cup pokie

While football fans from around the world were completing the preparations for the invasion of French stadiums and pubs for June 10, 2016, when the European Championship was scheduled to start, NetEnt released a brand new Football Champions Cup pokie.

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Now since 23rd of May gamblers can feel adrenaline provided by one of the greatest sporting events in the world. You can play the demo of this pokie for free and without registration. The pokie has an RTP of 96.82%.

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Personal testers opinion about Football Champions Cup pokie

I not involved in football, so it had not excited me to play on this pokie. The probability of hit any winning is 29.56%. The 59% of the prize pool is reserved for awards in the usual spins. The frequency of triggering the bonus feature is under the middle line and is 1.26% (statistically, every 79th spin triggers the bonus feature). The wagering rating is low (5,05 from 10). The only real possibility of hitting a mega winning is to "win at the tournament" during the free spins feature.

Review and recommendations from the testing team

This pokie has an interesting football theme, which immediately attracted a large number of fans.

  • In the main game, the pokie often triggers winning combinations. Even though for the most part they are less than the main bet value, the pokie often gives some good combinations. Also, there is a feature for the random triggering of wild symbols, which can give pretty good winnings; and the frequency of their appearance is quite high, so it can only please the player.
  • The bonus games on this pokie, as in most other games from this provider, are triggered with high frequency, or in series of several bonus games, with short intervals between bonuses and long ones between series. The bonus game here does not promise a big win and is usually much less than 100x bets, which at the maximum only compensates for the loss in balance during the main game.
  • Free spin feature is triggered according to the same scenario as the bonus game, with the difference that the bonus game series are slightly larger and can be up to 4-5 bonus games in one series; and free spins are usually triggered in two series.
  • The potential for free spins is much higher than the bonus game. In addition to winning combinations during spins, which give an average win of 20x - 80x total bets, we can take a position with very good winnings in the standings. The average value of free spins do not differ from the bonus game winnings, but more successful spins with a big winning that can bring 200x total bets or more.

I would recommend this pokie both for playing with real and bonus money, but with a balance of 300 total bets, enough for a possible long wait until the free spins feature.

Hidden parameters and settings of Football pokie (data from the testing team)

  • The frequency of triggering the bonus feature (all features are included) is statistically every 79th spin (1.26%).
  • The probability of a hit (any winning) is 29,56%.
  • The distribution of the winnings is 59% in the main game and 41% in the bonus feature. 
  • The maximum payout during the tests was 552x.
  • The average winning from the bonus was 46x.
  • Volatility is 5,56 out of 20 (average).
  • Cycle length is average.
  • The rating of the pokie for the wagering is 5,05 out of 10.
  • RTP of 96.82% allows getting a positive mathematical expectation of winning at the casino.


  • The developer of Football pokie - NetEnt company;
  • Number of reels - 5;
  • Number of lines - 20 (always active);
  • The cost of the same coin - from 0.01 to 0.5
  • Number of coins per spin - 1-10
  • The range of the bet size - from 0.10 to 100
  • Maximum winning - x2000 (five Soccer balls)
  • Wild symbol - yes (Soccer ball)
  • Scatter - yes (Gold Cup)
  • Free spins - yes (will be started after the bonus game)
  • Bonus game - yes (three Gold Cups launch the bonus game which will define a quantity of free spin and an additional winning)
  • The expected payout percentage (RTP) is 96.82%

Free Spins

Free spins at Football Champions Cup pokie is very original. You can choose your favourite team by pointing to the appropriate country flag. You can win the prize, earning besides winning in free spins also an additional cash prize. Once in the top three, you will get 20x, 100x or 500x. During the free spins, the reels will be upgraded with two wild symbols represented by red and blue football balls. Blue Ball appears on reels 1 and 2, whereas the red one on reels 4 and 5. The aim is to win the match. For each pay combination with a blue ball, you lose 1 goal and for each red wild - winning 1 goal. If your team can win in the tournament - a mega win will be yours.

How to win at Football Champions Cup pokie? (conclusion)

Our main recommendation is to test the pokie in demo mode before depositing real money. We believe that if you lose a lot, you can try to change the denomination (coin value). This way you can change the winning cycle. The recommended balance is 300 bets, which will be enough to catch all the bonuses of the game. Remember, the main potential is in free spins when you win the tournament. Bonuses (both types) are often in a series, so if you activate some of them, do not be in a hurry to change the game, in a very short period of time, the pokie can trigger it again. You can use the pokie for both real and bonus money play. Of course, it will be good for the more experienced to try to determine the "mood" of the pokie before you start playing.

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Written by Vladislav Dibrov
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