Hot Gems is a 5-reel video slot by one of the renowned software provider, Playtech provided to play for free & for real money with no download or registration needed. It is known for their effort to give fun and entertaining games, and the slot is evidence that their hard work is paying off. The slot exhumes great graphics and soundtracks that will have you feeling like you are in a true mine -but having fun finding treasure.
The Bonuses of Hot Gems
This video slot stays true to its name. The symbols include shiny looking gems that are golden, purple, green among other colors that precious stones are known to have. Other symbols include a miner looking keenly at a gold chunk, a prospector’s pick, lanterns and coal trolleys. While someone would assume that the gems are the ones that offer huge payouts, truth is that the Miner is the one that will pay you the most. Their payouts are as follows:
- Miner- 3 miners pay 100; 4 pay 250 while 5 pay 5,000
- Lantern- 3 pay 75; 4 pay 200 and 5 pay 400
- Pick- 50; 150; 300 for 3, 4 and 5 respectively
- Trolley- 30,100,200 for 3,4 and 5 respectively.
Objective & Features
The end point for Hot Gems slot is to get three similar symbols on the active paylines. This slot machine has all its 25 paylines active, and so having the same symbol on any reel accounts for a win. The thrill of the slot, however, is truly felt when the features available to this game are activated. The wild, which is the wild rock symbol is triggered when the wild rock appears on reels 2,3,4. This wild will go on to replace the other symbols but not the scatter and the bonus.
The scatter is the logo of Hot Gems while the bonus is represented by the Free Games logo which has to occur on reels 1,3 and 5. If three or more of the bonus logos show, then you get 15 free spins. The initial free spins give you a multiplier of x1. The multiplier tops out at x5. If you get a win while playing the free spins, your payout is multiplied 15x. The downside is that the free spin feature cannot be retriggered.
Special Hot Gems Bonuses
When you get a winning combination, the winning symbol disappears paving way for the other symbols. This is known as the collapsing feature. Collapsing happens until all the symbols have been collapsed at the end of the round.
This game is interesting and fun. You will be required to install the Adobe Flash player before you can enjoy indulging in this guilty pleasure. With coins as low as 0.20 to a maximum of 5, playing the slot machine Hot Gems will be worth your while. Mining has never been this much fun.