Playtech’s Gladiator slot is a five reel online slots game which was developed by Playtech. The game has twenty five different pay lines. Coin values range from as little as 0.01 to a maximum of 5.00. The game features a max bet option and an auto play option to bet the highest amounts and spin the reels automatically with no interruptions up to 99 times.
Playtech’s Gladiator slot is based on the Ridley Scott film of the same name and portrays the ancient Roman times with grandeur and a high quality of graphics and sound effects. Every winning combination prompts video clips from the film and the background music becomes more upbeat with every triumph. The symbols that follow the theme of the film include the main cast Commodus, Lucilla, Marcus Aurelius, Proxima and Juba. Gladiator helmets and the Coliseum represent the bonus symbols and the lower valued icons are golden depictions of the nine, ten, jack, queen, king and ace playing cards. All symbols, apart from the bonus symbols need to land three or more time on an enabled pay line running from the furthest left to the right. Commodus, as the Emperor, pays the biggest jackpot prize of 5 000 coins when he appears five times on an enabled pay line with the maximum bet in play.
Gladiator Wild and Jackpot Bonus Feature
The Gladiator’s helmet is the symbol that represents the wild. This symbol will help to form winning combinations when landing adjacent to other matching symbols. The only symbol the wild wont substitute for is the scatter symbol. The helmet will only ever land on the second, third and fourth reels but when they do land simultaneously on all three reels Playtech’s Gladiator slot jackpot bonus feature is activated. A new screen will appear displaying nine Gladiator helmets which will each be worth a different value and they will be bronze, silver and gold in colour to basically represent their level of worth. The value of all nine helmets is added up and awarded.
The Gladiator’s Coliseum Bonus Feature
The Playtech’s Gladiator online slots South Africa Coliseum bonus feature is activated by landing three or more of the scatter symbols which are represented by the Coliseum itself. Clicking start will initiate the feature which will display stones set out in a four by five grid. One stone must be picked from each row to determine its reward. The first row reveals the number of free spins, the second row reveals the multiplier, the third row will reveal the extra scatter and the fourth row will reveal the extra wild. The extra scatters and wilds will only be valid for the duration of the Playtech’s Gladiator slot free spins round. If the Emperor symbol happens to land on the third reel during a free spin, it awards an additional three free spins.
Playtech’s Gladiator Slot Gamble Feature
Playtech’s Gladiator slot features a gamble feature which can be activated after any win occurs. The winning amount is gambled with by correctly guessing whether a playing card which will be revealed will be red or black. Correct guesses double up the winning amount which can then be re gambled to double up further but any incorrect guess results in the winning amount being lost.