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The new Rugby Star slot game from Microgaming is in a similar mould as Cricket Star. Rugby Star has been released on the occasion of the 2015 Rugby World Cup taking place in England. Rugby fans will have a blast on this video slot while following the progress of their favourite teams in the tournament. Its visual appeal and gaming features match with the best. Players will remember that Cricket Star was released for the Cricket World Cup.
Rugby Star is a 243 ways to win online slot game. This means that winning combinations arise when the required number of like symbols land anywhere on the reels aligned from left to right. The more frequent winning combinations result in more rugby action on the reels through win animations. Stacked wilds, wild reels and free spins with multipliers add enormously to the payouts.
You will find all the usual Microgaming fucntions like Auto Play, a number of customisation options, game statistics and a detailed Help file.
You begin by selecting the betting parameters. The coin size can be varied from 0.01 to 0.50 and you can select up to 10 coins per payline. The total bet is 50 times the line bet and varies from 0.50 to 250.00. Therefore Rugby Star online slot accommodates players with bankrolls of all sizes.
The top line payout is 600 times the line bet and the top scatter payout is 250 times the total bet. At maximum bet these work out to 3,000.00 credits and 62,500.00 credits respectively. You can win up to 600,000 credits per spin.
The popular Rolling Reels feature is available in Rugby Star. The winning combinations in any spin are first paid out. The symbols involved then vanish from the reels and are replaced by new ones falling down from above. If fresh winning combinations are formed then you will be paid again and the process will repeat till there are no payouts. All this is a part of the same spin so you can win multiple times on the same bet.
Rugby is a game defined by passes and so this online slot has a unique bonus feature called Wild Pass. You do not need any set of symbols on the reels to activate this bonus feature. It is triggered randomly during any spin. In the Wild Pass feature up to two reels from reels 2, 3 and 4 will get turned into wild reels. This feature cannot be wasted because you are guaranteed a payout when it is activated. The Rolling Reels feature is available in the Wild Pass feature.
Rugby Star video slot also has a regular free spins feature, which is triggered when three or more scatter rugby ball symbols land anywhere on the reels. The number of free spins awarded depends on the number of scatter symbols in the triggering spin. Three scatter symbols award 15 free spins, four scatter symbols award 20 free spins and five scatter symbols award 25 free spins.
The Rolling Reels feature in the free spins is enhanced. Consecutive wins in the same spin are paid out with increasing multipliers. The multiplier sequence is 1x, 2x, 3x, 4x, 5x and 10x. The multiplier resets to 1x if there is no win. The free spins are played at the bet prevalent in the spin that triggered the feature. The free spins cannot be retriggered.
All the symbols on the reels are based on the rugby theme. The wild symbol is the Rugby Star logo. There are more than 40 wild symbols on the reels set. Therefore they will appear more often than in the other online slot games. And most of the time they appear stacked on the last three reels. This leads to five of a kind wins more frequently.
The high paying symbols are rugby players sporting the jerseys of the different competing countries. There are five such symbols and the players appear to be engaged in the popular rugby manoeuvres. During the win animations these get animated so it seems that you are watching a rugby match. There are four low paying symbols. They are the trophy, the stadium, the helmet and the boots. The rugby ball is the scatter symbol.
This game can be played on a mobile device (mobile device may require certain specifications)
|6000 coins is the highest line payout and 125,000 coins is the highest scatter payout|
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