Heart Of Rio Slot Review – Pragmatic Play
It has been around a week since my last Pragmatic Play slot review, the last was for the game titled ‘ Panda’s Fortune 2’. Which has a max win capped at 5,000x and a Free Spins feature with a progressive mechanic. Today we are learning all about ‘Heart Of Rio’, set to release June 10th across all sites.
Pragmatic Play takes us to a Rio Carnival with this latest game. The slot background is very exciting with exotic birds, drums, and festival decorations. There are a lot of animations to look out for which are on repeat. Including fireworks and confetti. The artwork has great vibrant colours and a unique art style.
Heart Of Rio has a classic setup of 5 reels by 3 rows, this includes 25 set pay lines. This slot is high variance with a max win capped at 10,500x and set RTP of 96.50%. You can bet from £0.20 – £125.
Heart Of Rio Pay Table & Symbols
There are 12 symbols in total, this includes 4 low-paying symbols. These are represented by J, Q, K, and A. There are also 4 premium symbols, these are represented by cocktails, masks, green and purple dressed ladies. In addition to these regular symbols is wild, money, collect, and bonus symbols. The highest paying symbol is the purple lady premium, which pays 32x for 5 across a pay line.
Wilds substitute for all symbols except bonus, collect, and money symbols. Appearing on reels 2, 3, 4, and 5. The money symbol appears on reels 1, 2, 3, and 4. Taking a random value from a predefined set. There are 5 different collect symbols, all only appearing on reel 5.
Heart Of Rio Features
If one or more ‘Money Symbols’ land during a base game spin and any collect symbol on reel 5 one of the following features is awarded;
Collect – All values of the Money Symbols on the reel set are added together and paid.
Extra Credit Collect – The value from the Extra Credit Collect symbol is added to all Money Symbols on the reel set. Then all values are added together.
Multiplier Collect – The value of all Money Symbols on the reel set is multiplied by the value of the Multiplier Collect Symbol. Then all values are added together.
Expanding Collect – All reels that contain at least one Money Symbol expand to fill the reel with Money Symbols. Money Symbols added to take a random new value. Then all values are added together.
Respin Collect – When this symbol hits, all Money Symbols on the reel set remain in place and all remaining symbols respin. Then all values are added together after the respin.
Landing 3 bonus symbols during a base game spin, on reels 2, 3, and 4 will trigger the Free Spins feature. This will award 8 Free Spins, Money Symbols, and Collect features are active during this feature. During spins, the value of all Money Symbols that hit is added to a Bonus Pot. After all, spins end the value of the Bonus Pot is returned to the reels in the form of a Giant Money Symbol on reels 1 – 4. One final respin is triggered, if Collect is hit on reel 5 the value is paid. Landing 3 bonus symbols on reels 2, 3, and 4 during a Free Spin will award 8 extra spins.
Overall, I think this slot is very well made by the provider and has exciting gameplay. With a max win capped at 10,500x and some unique mechanics on offer. Be sure to try out the game for yourself on release and check out our exclusive casino offers.