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Deck The Halls slot from Microgaming

Deck The Halls slot from MicrogamingMicrogaming Company decided to keep us in the Christmas mood all year long by releasing Deck The Halls slot machine (2008). Normally, before the X-mass eve, most people are preoccupied with what gifts to buy for others, themselves, and where to spend a jolly good time. But, more importantly, with who? What about the New Year holidays and New Year’s resolutions? Drink less? Smoke less? Shop less? Dare we say it? Gamble less? Forget about that last one.

Microgaming dares you to spin these Christmas reels all year long, if only to receive that huge present of 2.4 million coins! No need to wait for the chance to befall only during the happy season. Besides the big one, the decorated 30 pay-liner also offers plenty of other smaller gifts, bonuses, and surprises. If you doubt Santa’s generosity, or you’re not sure if you’ve been good or naughty…

This slot has Medium Volatility with an RTP of 95.38%. The RTP doesn't allow obtaining a positive mathematical expectation of winning in the casino. Try this slot for free in the DEMO version on our page. No registration is required.

Personal testers’ opinion

The payouts in the main game take 74% of the prize pool, and the other 26% go to the wins in Free Spins. The probability of triggering the Free Spins bonus round is equal to 0.64% (statistically, every 156th spin), which is in the middle line, indicating that an average amount of 150 -160 spins how to go around in this average cycle game, in order the bonus game to be initiated. In the usual spins, we hit a maximum payout of 296x our bet. However, we do not recommend Deck The Halls slot machine to fulfill the wagering requirements, as it scored only 5.06 (out of 10) points on our bonus money fulfillment counter.

Hidden parameters and settings of the slot (data from testing)

  • The frequency of triggering the bonus is statistically, every 156th spin (0,64%).
  • The probability of a hit (any winning) is 40,72%.
  • The distribution of the winnings is 74% in the usual spins and 26% in the bonus feature.
  • The maximum payout during the tests was 296x.
  • The average winning from the bonus was 54x.
  • Volatility is 6,86 out of 20 (average).
  • Cycle length is average.
  • The rating of the slot machine for the wagering is 5,06 out of 10.
  • RTP of 95.38% does not allow getting a positive mathematical expectation at the casino.

Features

  • Deck the Halls - Wild (logo icon) - is the top value symbol, substitutes for all symbols except Scatters, and doubles all wins in which it is included. Wilds are Stacked only during Free Spins.
  • Santa symbol - second-best paid symbol, plus it is Stacked in the base game and the Free Spins.
  • Christmas Bells Scatter - 3, 4, or 5 anywhere on the reels will trigger 10 Free Spins, in which all wins are doubled. Stacked Wilds included in a win will multiply the win by 4. Free Spins can be re-triggered.

Settings

  • Number of reels - 5
  • Number of pay-lines - 30
  • Cost of one coin - from 0.01 to 0.05
  • Number of coins per line - 1-10
  • The size range of bets - from 0.01 to 15
  • Maximum winning per spin - x4000 (5 Wild images)
  • Wild symbol - yes (Logo of the slot)
  • Scatter - yes (Bells)
  • Free spins - yes (3-5 scatters give 15 free spins by extending the wild symbol with an additional multiplier x2 and x4).
  • Maximum winning in free spins - 2 400 000 coins

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Written by Kamen Valev
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