Online Slot Review of Dolphin´s Pearl Deluxe by Novomatic
Created by Novomatic interactive division Greentube and released in 2014 Dolphins Pearl Deluxe has an underwater theme. There are 5 reels with 3 symbols on each and you can choose to play with up to 10 available paylines. You will also find a round of 15 free games and a double or nothing gamble round.
When the free games round of the Dolphin's Pearl Deluxe slot by Greentube is launched a large shell with a pearl in it appears in the centre of the screen with text explaining that you have 15 free spins and all winnings will be tripled. Pressing the start button launches one spin of the reels. The multipliers will be the same as during regular spins, but they will be additionally multiplied 3 times. Combinations land more frequently during this round than in normal play. If three more scatter symbols land during the free games session you will win another round of Free Games.
Symbols and Payouts
When identical symbols line up from left to right, along an active payline, starting with the first reel they are considered winning. Only the highest win per line will be paid. This slot has the following symbols and the payouts listed below are the credits received when the maximum bet of 10 credits per line is selected, and all 10 lines are active:
- A Lobster or a stingray - award 20, 250, 1,250 or 7,500 for combos of 2, 3, 4 or 5 symbols
- An Angel fish or a Shoal of fish - award 150, 750 or 2,500 for combos of 3, 4 or 5 symbols
- A Seahorse - awards 200, 1,000 or 4,000
Playing card symbols award the following credits for combos of 3, 4 or 5 symbols:
- K or A - award 100, 500 or 1,250
- 10, J or Q - award 50, 250 or 1,000
- 9 - awards 20, 50, 250 or 1,000 for combos of 2, 3, 4 or 5 symbols
- The Wild symbol is a Dolphin and using the maximum bet of 10 credits per line, with 10 lines active it awards 100, 2,500, 25,000 or 90,000 credits for combos of 2, 3, 4 or 5 symbols. It can also be used as a substitute for all other symbols except the scatter to complete or extend existing combos and all wins will be doubled
- The Shell with a Pearl is the Scatter symbol, it can land anywhere on the screen and awards 200, 500, 2,000 or 50,000 for combos of 2, 3, 4 or 5 symbols. 3 or more scatter symbols also award you with 15 free games with a x3 multiplier
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Double or Nothing Gamble Round
When a winning combination lands, at the bottom of the screen you will see the amount that you have won. You now have a choice, whether to collect your winnings or to gamble them in the Double or Nothing game. Click on the Collect button to collect your winnings or click on the Gamble button to open the Double or Nothing game.
A new screen will open up and in the centre you will see the back of a playing card with a bubble design which flickers between red and blue. To the left of it is a Red button and to the right, a Black button. At the top left of the screen you will see the Gamble amount and Gamble to win amount. In the top right the previous 5 cards are displayed. Click on your choice of Red or Black and if successful you can repeat this process or collect your winnings. If you are unsuccessful then you will lose all your winnings and return to the main game. You can collect your winnings at any time using the collect button.
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How to Play the Dolphins Pearl Deluxe Slot
There are two different versions of this Novomatic Gaminator slot and depending on which country or device you are playing from, you will either see the version that has a control panel beneath the reels or the version with a menu box, to open the settings for the game. Both versions have the following functions:
- Start - makes the reels spin once with the current bet settings (note in the html5 version of the game the word start does not appear so you need to click on the ⟳ symbol). If a spin is successful this will turn into the "Collect" button which you need to click if you want to collect your winnings
- Paytable - opens and closes the paytable
- Lines - changes the number of paylines from 1 to 10
- Bet/Line - clicking on the - or + boxes or arrows, will change your bet per line
- Autoplay/Autospin - clicking on this button (or clicking and holding the mouse button down until the background changes) will instantly activate the autoplay mode. Using your current bet settings the reels will keep spinning until your balance has insufficient funds or you stop them manually, in autoplay mode the gamble round is not available
- Gamble - is only active when you have landed a winning combination on the screen and is used to take you to the double or nothing bonus round
- Sound - turns the sound on or off
- Music - turns the background music on or off
- Exit Game - click here to leave the game
- Top up - takes you to the pages of the casino where you can top up your account
- Bet - shows your total bet per spin
- Credit - displays your balance in credits
- Last Win - displays the amount of your most recent win
- Clock - both versions display a clock at either the top left or the top right of the screen
The following buttons are the only ones that do not appear in both versions:
- Max Bet - click on this button to set the maximum bet settings and spin the reels once
- Widescreen - changes the screen to widescreen mode
- Full screen - opens the gaming area to fit the full screen
Reality Check - is a new feature from Novomatic that is currently available on the html5 version of this slot, it helps you to monitor the time you spend playing. You can set it to show you the statistics of your game play and interrupt your game after a certain time has passed. It will show, the length of time you have been playing, how much you have won, how much you have bet and you can view your account history. Once you have read the information, click on continue to carry on playing the game or press the stop button to close the game.
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