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Pho Sho Hold and Win Slot Review

Snoop Dogg slang is a thing. Several websites are dedicated to teaching people about Snoop Talk, with one that’s a “translator” site that takes your regular English and converts it to a bandana-wearing version of itself.

Well-known Snoopisms include “g-funk”, “Doggystyle” (not the position but rather the name of one of his albums), and “chronic” (another unmentionable topic for us).

Snoop's habit of adding -izzle to everything elevated the previous fo’ sho to fo’ shizzle – or, if you wanna go the whole dog – fo’ shizzle my nizzle. Aight? 🐶

OK, enough of that; my brain hurts. This is Pho Sho Hold and Wins slot from BetSoft. 🇻🇳🥡🥢


Reels plunging into some kind of cooker is what you’ll see when you fire up Pho Sho Hold and Wins slot. It’s a clever design trick and I’m surprised other studios aren’t doing more interactive things with slot reels.

Pho, by the way, is a Vietnamese rice noodle soup that incorporates lime, chili peppers, bean sprouts, and other saliva-inducing ingredients.

The game’s 20-payline 5x4-reel grid is massive and it looks incredible on a mobile phone screen. Portrait mode is the better option, by the way. If for no other reason, I’d urge you to try the game out on a smaller device just to see what it looks like. It’s that good!

Wild symbols replace all others except the Scatter and gold Coins, and will appear on all of the reels. Other high-paying symbols include noodles, raw steak, onions, lime, and red peppers.

If you’re not already salivating and thinking this is a good time to order some ramen then strap on your bib coz the stats are really going to get you drooling. Let’s start off with the RTP; that’s 96.20%. Then there’s the 4,000x multiplier and the €320,000 top prize. Oh, yeah!

The volatility rate is high and you can play with any currency as long as it’s not the Japanese yen. And the irony that this is happening on an Asian-themed game is not lost on me.



Landing three Scatter symbols – these look like plates of food – will get you into the Free Spins round. Three Scatters award 5 spins, 4 Scatters award 7 spins, while 5 Scatters get you 9 Free Spins.

It's not possible to trigger the Hold and Win bonus game during the Free Spins round.


This is the one you’ve been waiting for – the Hold and Win bonus round. It gets triggered when you land at least 6 gold Coins that carry a range of values, which will fluctuate depending on your bet.

Triggering Coins will lock in place and 3 re-spins will be awarded at the start with each newly-landed Coin resetting the counter.

As with all Hold and Win features, your job is to fill all the positions on the grid; in this case, that’ll pay out the max multiplier of 4,000x. If you don’t manage to achieve this, the round will end once your re-spins have been depleted.

At the end of the feature, the value of all the gold Coins collected will be paid out. The last thing I must mention here is that the Free Spins round can't be triggered during the Hold and Win bonus feature.


If the sight of all that food is making you hungry and you want to get to the good stuff right away, then head on over to the Buy Bonus.

There are three options to choose from on the Free Spins menu: 5 Free Spins will cost you 144x, 7 Free Spins will cost 201.60x, and 9 Spins will set you back 256x.


I think I picked up 20 pounds after playing Pho Sho Hold and Wins slot – that’s how bad the hunger pangs were. That’s the only thing I have to complain about coz the game didn’t buffer or have any loading issues during testing.

Maximum Win

The betting range on Pho Sho Hold and Wins slot starts at 20 euro cents and is capped at €80. While the max multiplier of 4,000x isn't the most generous I've ever seen, it's still sufficient to bring in a top prize worth €320,000.


What I will say next might shock you; I was actually in the mood for an uncomplicated game. Now, this doesn't happen often but I'm pleased to say that Pho Sho Hold and Wins slot ticked all the boxes and left me feeling satisfied.

Even newcomers to online slots we'll have no trouble understanding how the features work, and thanks to the riveting animations and the eye-popping design, Pho Sho Hold and Wins slot proved to be a great place to spend some time.

And then there's the incredible mobile experience. Like, I'm being serious – you've got to check this game out on your phone if on-the-go play is how you like to roll.

So if you’re in the mood for a casual spot of slots, but you still want the potential to walk away loaded with moolah, I'd recommend gorging yourself on Pho Sho Hold and Wins slot.

Slot Details

Software: Betsoft Gaming
Game Type: Video Slots
Paylines: 20
Reels: 5
RTP: 96.20%
Bonus Round: Yes
Progressive: No
Free Rounds: Free Spins / Re-spins
Max Multiplier: 4,000x
Max Win: €320,000

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