Online Game Review of Hot Shot by Microgaming
The Hot Shot slot machine by Microgaming is themed to baseball. It has 5 reels, 9 adjustable paylines, a Wild and a Scatter. The symbols feature items that are related to baseball and the game is easy to play.
Hot Shot Symbols and Multipliers
To create a winning combination, identical symbols need to land on adjacent reels, along an active payline, starting with the leftmost reel. All of the symbols are items related to the game of baseball and the refreshments that are served to the spectators.
The five highest-paying symbols earn you rewards for combos of 2, 3, 4 or 5 symbols:
- Home Run
- Baseball glove that says "Strike"
- Player with a bat
- A pitcher
- Baseball cap
The other five symbols form combinations of 3, 4 and 5 symbols:
- A hot dog
- Sweets and lollipops
All payouts for the combinations of symbols are indicated in coins. If several winning combinations land on the same active payline, the payouts are awarded for the highest-paying combo.
The Wild symbol of the Hot Shot slot by Microgaming features a baseball and the words "Wild Ball". It replaces all symbols except for the Scatter to form winning combos. It only appears on the three central reels and does not form winning combinations of its own.
The Scatter is the picture with a trophy and when 3, 4 or 5 appear anywhere on the reels, you are awarded the multipliers of 10, 50 and 100 which are applied to the total bet.
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How to Play the Hot Shot Online Slot
The controls for the slot are located below the reels and before you start the reels spinning, you should configure two game settings:
- The coin value
- The number of active paylines
The bet per line is fixed at one coin in the Hot Shot slot machine and you cannot change this value. You can change the number of active paylines between 1 and 9 by clicking the Select Lines button.
The "-" and "+" buttons below the image of a coin will help you to set the value of one coin either 0.25, 0.50, 1.00 and 2.00 credits. The minimum total bet is 0,25 while the maximum total bet is 18.
You can start the reels by clicking the Start button and to set the maximum number of paylines with one click you can use the Bet Max button.
To see the payouts for the winning combinations click the icon of a baseball that says "View Payouts" and you can see your balance in the Demo Credits section.
The Expert button opens the extended control console which contains the controls for the autospin mode. To return to the standard panel, use the Regular button.
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