Christmas Plaza Doublemax Slot Review
The Plaza Hotel is an iconic part of New York’s history. Journalist Julie Satow recently threw the doors open on some of the scandals and shady goings on in her book, The Plaza: The Secret Life of America’s Most Famous Hotel.
In it, she talks about how Donald Trump bought the hotel for $400 million in 1988 with borrowed money, and how by the 90s, he was in debt.
There was talk that a Singaporean billionaire and a Saudi prince would become the new joint owners, and in order to undermine the deal, a Trump exec is said to have hidden for 10 days in a secret suite to eavesdrop. Not that this strategy worked, in the end.
Not nearly as controversial is Christmas Plaza Doublemax slot from Yggdrasil. Let’s see what it’s about.
Ugh, shoot me now. It’s that time of year when the game studios are mass producing Xmas-themed games that all melt into one another. And Christmas Plaza Doublemax slot from Yggdrasil certainly doesn’t distinguish itself from the masses.
The backdrop is a cityscape – not the most inspiring or Christmassy setting imaginable for our 5x3-reel grid, but arguably expected, given the game’s title.
The symbols are the usual ho-hum stuff (bells, snow globes, candy canes, and champagne), with the Wild being a blonde hottie who replaces all symbols other than the Free Spins ones.
This game uses a Cascade feature. In other words, if you land a win, the symbols involved will be removed (to be replaced by others) and an extra Wild will be added to the grid.
Every win also doubles the current multiplier and will only reset after a losing dropdown (so if the Cascade doesn’t yield a further win).
A quick rundown of the stats reveals 25 paylines, a 94% RTP, a high to very high volatility rate, and a max win that – given what I just mentioned might be considered a bit conservative – comes in at €199,780.
The only currency you’ll be able to play in, is fiat.
Landing Free Spin Scatters (these take the form of gifts) will initiate this round, and the number of Scatters you land determines how many spins you’ll get:
3 Scatters = 7 spins 4 Scatters = 10 spins 5 Scatters = 13 spins
The starting multiplier comes in at 1x, and it won’t reset for the duration of the round so you can build that sucker up!
By toggling this on, you can double your chances of bringing in the Free Spins round. It will cost 25x your bet, which is pretty standard.
Whenever you scoop up 7 or 10 Free Spins, you’ll be able to gamble them for the chance to get the Full Monty of 13 spins. Get it right on and you’ll be given another opportunity (unless you’ve hit the cap), but if you make one wrong choice, you lose all your spins.
Oh, and your chance of getting from either 7 spins to 10, or from 10 to 13, is 50%.
Buy your way into 7 Free Spins for a fee of 100x your bet.
There was nothing to complain about performance-wise. Christmas Plaza Doublemax slot did its thing seamlessly on all my devices and browsers.
Look, at this time of the year I’ll take what I can get and the €199,780 that’s on offer here ain’t exactly chicken feed. It comes courtesy of a 19,780x multiplier at a max bet of €10 (your lowest bet would be €0.20), which is nicely doable if you’re chasing that top prize.
Innovative this game isn’t but it does what it does admirably well. Personally, if I was going for a Christmas-themed game, I’d rather go the route of Santa’s Stack Dream Drop slot, coz it’s different and brings a level of excitement that Christmas Plaza Doublemax slot doesn’t offer.
Having said that, if tried and tested and familiar is your thing – and I’m not judging – then give this one a go and see what you think.
Software: Yggdrasil Game Type: Video Slots Paylines: 25 Reels: 5 RTP: 94% Bonus Round: No Progressive: No Free Rounds: Free Spins Max Win: €199,780 Published by: BitStarz, award-winning Bitcoin Casino