The Bookie of Odds game is powered by a collaboration between Triple Edge Studios and Microgaming and features an exciting horse racing theme. The name is a play on words relating to another slot by Microgaming, Book of Oz; one of their most known games with a large following in bookmakers and online gaming sites.
Not only does the game share a similar name to Book of Oz, but also everything from game mechanics to pay-outs. If you like a flutter on the horses and slots like Booz of Oz you have hit the jackpot here.
The game is presented around a racetrack with the background consisting of horses speeding down the track as stands can be seen blurry to the left. The reels are coated on each side with gold and a dark green backdrop matching the grass in the background.
The symbols include your standard A – 10 royals, but the rest stick with the theme of the game. You can get on the reel a red, purple and blue jockey the bookie and a golden horse racing book that when forming a line will gain you wins.
With horse racing slot games only tending to appeal to a niche audience Bookie of Odds could be different. Compared to other horse racing themed slots, players can expect to see, vivid graphics in Bookie of Odds with many of the symbols very well designed.
There are multiple features of the game available to improve the experience of the player for example the questions mark in the top left of the screen will open up an extensive FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) page. There are also sound and gameplay settings available allowing you to mute features of the game and enjoy the ‘quickspin’ option that skips cinematics to keep the game going. You can also edit the bets you are placing by changing the number of lines and coin value before you spin, playing more lines with a higher coin value can increase your chances of winning big however will cost you more respectively.
With 5 reels and 10 pay lines, players can choose to spin a minimum of 10p all the way up to $/€/£25 per spin across each device they use so the least per line could be 1p and the most $/€/£2.50. Whilst max spins like this can be risky the amount that will be returned to you can make it worthwhile, in a single round the return can be up to 125,000! The high volatility of Bookie of Odds can mean jackpots like this could take a lot of time and losses to reach, players will need to prepare for this when chasing big wins.
With a 96.31% RTP (Return to Player) Bookie of Odds is nicely at the high end of industry standard in this case. The game is ideal for those who are not looking to bet big. With extremely high odds of having their money returned, Bookie of Odds may appeal to those who enjoy the satisfaction of frequent little wins. However, the game is advertised as a high volatility slot machine, so when it does pay, it can pay a lot.
The game can also have huge potential rewards if the player is brave enough to make a pay out of 5000x the stake for a single round, allowing them the chance to hit the jackpot. This opportunity is mainly due to the game’s bonus feature.
Bookie of Odds comes set with several bonus features that increase the excitement and possibilities of the game. Starting with the re-spin feature, the player will find a re-spin button at the bottom of each reel, allowing the player another chance to win at the end of each turn. The player will however have to pay for this re-spin, and they can find the cost on the re-spin button itself. This feature cannot be used alongside the next one we are going to talk about, Free Spins.
The Free Spins feature can be re-triggered and works by the player receiving 3,4 or 5 of the golden horse racing book symbol. If this is managed, they are then awarded 10, 12 or 25 free spins depending on the number they managed to reveal. The golden horse racing book is also the scatter symbol replacing all symbols, depending on the number of them that come out you will also get 2, 20 or 200x your stake respectively.
The final bonus feature available on Bookie of Odds are expanding symbols, which are awarded at random at the start of the Free Spins feature. Whilst this only happens if a win can be made, if the symbol is revealed, it will then expand to fill whatever reel it lands on.
If you like playing slots on the move, you will be glad to know that Bookie of Odds is available on mobile and tablet devices. Whether its Android or IOS operating systems with an internet connection you can access Bookie of Odds anywhere at Casino77.
Whilst being essentially the same as Microgaming’s earlier release, Book of Oz if you are interested in horse racing this is the slot for you. The RTP is generous, and the variance keeps risk and excitement in the game with possible big wins if you are willing to take the risks. With a lot of great features that keep the game fun and also add some thought to play, for example the re-spin feature there is not much at fault with Bookie of Odds.
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