Game of the Week – Hot 7 Hold & Spin
If you love classic pokies, then you should check out Stakelogic’s newest game. Hot 7 Hold & Spin is the latest 3-Reel pokie game that’s a fun spin on classic fruit pokies. The game offers multiple bonus features, including a Hold & Spin feature that can net you huge prizes. Let’s take a look at this fun game and the bonus features it offers.
Hot 7 Hold & Spin Takes Fruit Pokies to the Next Level
If you love classic fruit pokies, then Hot 7 Hold & Spin is a game you should check out. It is the latest 3-Reel, 5 payline pokie from Stakelogic and offers an updated spin on classic 3-Reel pokie games. The background isn’t anything special with a fire burning in the background. That’s OK because this game is all about the prizes.
This game has a great selection of pay symbols, and all turn a profit on three of a kind. Plums, oranges, cherries, and the X are the lowest paying symbols, paying 4x your bet. Stars and strawberries pay 16x your bet. Watermelons pay 20x your bet. Three bars pay 30x your bet while three 7s play an awesome 50x your bet.
I really like the fact that you will always turn a profit on a winning spin. It appears that Stakelogic programmed this pokie with UK Gambling Commission regulations in mind. As such, you don’t have spins that pay less than your wager and there is a small delay between each spin.
There are also a couple of features that can help you score some massive wins. Let’s take a look at them.
Wilds and Expanding Wilds
The Wild symbol in this game substitutes for all other symbols in the base game except for coin symbols. If you land three on a line, you will win 50x your bet just like with three 7s. However, every time a wild, there is a chance for expanding wilds. If the Wild can expand and create extra wins, it may do so, giving you a greater chance to win.
Wilds come pretty infrequently in this game, but I was able to hit a couple of nice wins with Expanding Wilds. The first time I hit a wild, it made me three 7’s for a nice 50x win early in my session.
Hold and Spin Feature
There are silver and gold coins in this game with varying prize amounts on them. If you happen to cover the middle reel with coins, you will unlock the Hold and Spin feature. The amount of the three coins that trigger the feature will be collected and four free spins given. The coins will then lock in the middle.
During the free spins, you want to catch either diamonds or other coins. When you catch coins, the prize amount is added to your total prize. The middle coins are then readded to your total. When you catch either a coin or a diamond, your spins are reset to 4 and you continue. This feature continues until you are out of spins
I was able to hit this feature once and it won me about 38x my bet. Not too shabby.
Hot 7 Hold & Spin a Nice Medium Variance Pokie
Hot 7 Hold & Spin is a nice spin on classic fruit pokies. It offers awesome prizes and a solid bonus feature that can help you win big. The game features an RTP of 95.30%, which isn’t awesome, but still better than some games you’ll find. Based on my play, I can confirm that this plays like a medium variance pokie, so most players will have a great shot of winning big.
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