Post Published: November 12, 2018
Author: Aaron


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Leprechaun Carol Slot Review – Pragmatic Play

Many slots from Pragmatic this month. We have recently reviewed two of their most recent slots, and there have been mixed opinions from online casino streamers. But Pragmatic has realized that the Christmas adverts have started surfacing, so that means a Christmas slot needs to be next from them. There have been a couple of themed slots announced from other providers such as  NetEnt and Push Gaming. But pragmatic is next to announce a Leprechaun Christmas slot called ‘Leprechaun Carol‘ which is set to release 29th November, only two weeks to go!

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This slot features a win of up to 6,000x, Giant symbols on reels and many more features. The game has been rated 4.5/ 5 for volatility by Pragmatic, so there’s hope for big wins. This will be a long review as there’s so much to go through. But first, the slot itself is very colourful and childish but does express the Christmas spirit. There is snow falling on your screen and some Christmas music to get you in the mood along with themed symbols.

There are four main features on this slot and a couple of extras which makes me feel the slot is too cluttered. I prefer slots like Book Of Dead as there’s one base game feature and a simple bonus feature. Slots with too many features can be too confusing for people trying them for the first time. Let’s go through each element so you can understand this slot!

Leprechaun Carol Slot Review: Features

The first feature is called Raining Wilds, and this is a random feature that occurs in the base game. Wilds will start to fall on reels randomly.  It will always be an arbitrary number of wilds, but when testing, I got 3-5 every time. This feature could rack up some nice wins if you have premiums on reels or if you manage to get +5 wilds.

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The second feature is called Pick a fiddle, and this is also a random feature that occurs in the base game. You get to pick between 5 fiddles to win a cash prize. I won around 20x – 50x when testing, so not a bad balance boost.

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The third feature is called Giant Symbol; this appears in the base game and free spins.  In the base game this will land randomly and During these spins, a symbol of 3 by 3 can randomly land on the reel and will be a symbol that is already on the other reels. If its a premium it could pay nicely just a shame it only appears in feature spins.

The fourth feature is called Scatter Nudge, the name of this feature gives it away. If you land scatters on reels 1, 3 and another one just below or above reel 5. A nudge animation will occur giving you another chance at landing the bonus. But this feature can tease and be very annoying when it doesn’t nudge onto the reel.

Leprechaun Carol Slot Review: Symbols

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The symbols are of course Christmas /leprechaun themed with five lower tier which is 10, J, Q, and A. The four higher level which is a glass of alcohol, a pipe leprechaun hat and a leprechaun in a Santa hat which pays 50x if it is spread across all reels. There is also a wild rainbow symbol which pays the same as the leprechaun symbol. Then a scatter which is a gold pot.

Leprechaun Carol Slot Review: Bonus & Features

This bonus has a main feature and a couple minor ones, the first part of this bonus is a pick and click of different coloured mushrooms for some sweet prizes. But before you even start clicking, you are awarded 20 free spins with a multiplier of x3. You can reveal prizes until you find the collect. You can win more free spins, a symbol to turn wild and multipliers. Spins and multipliers are added to your original amount when you started the bonus.

The main feature is the free spins of course, during free spins the giant symbol feature is active. You get three free spins with the feature; in the first spin, the giant symbol will be on reels 3-5. Then for the second spin reels 2-4 and the third spin reels 1-3. Individual reels are also in play for these spins. This feature cannot be retriggered.

During free spins, there is also a progressive feature. All scatter symbols are turned into coins, here are 2 levels and 5 coins are needed for the first level; then an additional 5 for the second level. For every 5 points, you earn 5 more free spins plus the multiplier increases by 1x. If the multiplier reaches 6x every further 5 points equals 5 free more free spins. Special reels are also in place.

Leprechaun Carol Slot Review: Conclusion

Overall, this slot was such a pain even to review as there’s so many features plus information about features isn’t all there, so I apologise if there are some slight errors. For the actual slot, I do not like it. The base game is not volatile at all unless you get the random feature regularly which I did not. The bonus was ok. I feel the progressive feature is not needed and the game does not seem like high volatility at all. I’m glad more Christmas slots are coming out, I will just not bet on this one.

Gameplay – 2/5

Volatility – 2.5/5

Bonus – 2/5