Hot Shot Slot
Hot Shot is a 5-reel, fixed 20-pay line slot from Bally. It's a game that really tries to turn up the heat with no less than FIVE progressive jackpots. This is an online rendering of a popular real world slot that has made many multi-millionaires in its time. In 2014 in the early hours of a July morning one lucky Californian punter really hit the jackpot with a $2.6 million win!
The five progressive jackpots are:
- Blazing Jackpot
- Diamond Line Jackpot
- Double Jackpot
- Triple Jackpot
- Blazing Sevens Jackpot
This game has a unique method of paying out these progressive jackpots. Included on the reels are small, three-reel slots. If you land three of them anywhere on the reels you get one spin on each of them. Each three-reel slot symbol will be tied to one of the progressive jackpots. When the time comes to spin, a new pay table emerges on the reels outlining what each spin may earn you. Each pay table has the associated progressive jackpot as the top payout.
The rest of the symbols in this super hot slot are all 'casino slots' related: Dollar signs, bells, bar symbols, blazing sevens and red sevens. The mini slots have jackpot bars, '5 bars', cherries and jackpot symbols added to them. The slot has twenty pay lines which are fixed. You can select your coin size though – from 0.01 to 20.00. Your coin size is multiplied by twenty to calculate your bet-per-spin. When you're ready to turn up the heat, hit the spin button.
Payout & bonus rounds
In the main game, payouts commence at 5x your bet-per-line or coin size for three dollar signs, or three single bars. The jackpot in the main game is 5,000x for five blazing red sevens.
The mini games all have their own pay tables. The payouts there range from 20x for five bars (of any kind) to the progressive jackpots themselves, which you win by landing three jackpot symbols on the same line.
There are no wilds or scatters in this game, but there are some inventive ways of winning cash. For example, just like with real world slots the 'bar' symbol comes in three varieties: single, double and triple. You can win payouts for landing three or more of the exact same symbol, but you can also win other payouts for landing any combination of three or more bar symbols of any kind.
The same with the 'red seven' symbol – there are two varieties: the normal seven and the 'flaming' seven. Again, you can win a cash prize on a pay line containing a mix of these symbols. The top payout is of course for five 'flaming' red sevens without any contribution from the 'normal' ones.
How hot is this slot? We'd sandwich it somewhere in between 'flaming' and 'scorching' – the flaming red background certainly helps! The game is eventful enough without those progressive jackpots, and the mini slots that appear whenever you land three of the same symbol are also a great addition. If you do get to spin the mini slots, then landing two jackpot symbols then hoping for the third to appear is something that's surely likely to get you hot under the collar!