For a few decades now, Kenny Rogers, a popular singer and song writer has produced many well known songs that have hit the shores across the world. One of his most popular songs to do is ‘The Gambler’, it’s a well known song wherever you go, and being based on the gambling and the life of an avid casino player it comes to no surprise that IGT created a slot machine game based on this song. It’s a 5 reel and 15 payline video slot machine game that have a few bonus features on offer.
The Gambler Look and Feel
This slot machine game doesn’t have a very theme-related background; in fact it’s set on what looks like a plain deep red velvet background. The reels are framed in gold and the Kenny Rogers-related symbols are lined up on a royal green background. The sound effects are indicative to a typical country-style tune with a few Kenny Rogers, the Gambler clips.
The visuals are crisp and clean, and tie in perfectly with the Kenny Rogers theme. The standard playing card symbols are present including the 10, Jack, Queen, King and Ace. The other theme-related symbols include the Kenny Rogers’s logo, Kenny Rogers’s profile, the Free Spin Express Train, Kenny Rogers wearing a blue hat, wearing a black hat; there are 3 gambler bonus symbols all depicting Kenny Rogers sitting in a slightly different position to the others.
How to Play the Slot Game
There is a 300 credit maximum bet, with lower denominations accepted as well. Up to 20 casino credits can be played per line that you bet on. Choosing your bet size is simple and can be adjusted by clicking on the ‘bet per line’ button or the ‘select lines’ button.
As in various other pokies, each winning combination has a different pay schedule. 2 or more of the same symbol will pay out a set amount of cash dependent on the symbol you’ve landed on. The Kenny Roger character symbols pay out the most, and the regular card style symbol pays out the least.
The Gambler Bonus Features
The Kenny Roger logo symbol is the wild symbol. The wild symbol can land anywhere on the reels and its job is to help replace any other symbol on the board to help create strong winning combinations. If you land with 5 Kenny Rogers logo symbols you can win up to 200 000 credits.
The scatter symbol is the Kenny Rogers profile symbol. 2 or more of these symbols will activate a multiplier, and any winning combinations landed on will be multiplied by the amount of the line bet. The Gambler Bonus game is activated when 3 gamble symbols appear on reels 2, 3 or 4. In this feature the screen will change and display 3 chips. You will need to select a chip and depending on which chip you select you will be rewarded with a certain number of hands. You will need to choose which hand is higher than the others by choosing whether to hold’em or fold’em. The final hand that you’re left with will reward you with a multiplier that will multiply you win by your initial bet amount.
The second bonus game is the Free Spin Express bonus and is activated when 5 Kenny Rogers’s logos as well as the Free Spin Express train symbol logos land on any of the paylines that you’ve selected to play on. You will need to choose between 2 boxcars and dependent on which one you select you could win up to 300 free spins.