Post Published: November 9, 2021
Author: Chlo


Scored by our Casino Expert Chloe

Smuggler’s Cove Slot Review – Pragmatic Play

It has been a couple of days since my last Pragmatic Play slot review, this was for the game titled ‘Christmas Big Bass Bonanza‘. Which has a max win capped at 2,100x and a Free Spins feature with a multiplier up to 10x. Today we are learning all about ‘Smuggler’s Cove’, set to release December 9th across all sites.

Smuggler's Cove Slot Review Pragmatic Play Casino Visuals Symbols Bonus Volatile

This slot uses the popular pirate theme, which is being seen more and more within the casino industry. The game background is set on a sunny beach, with a detailed golden reel border and other details such as a pirate ship in the distance. Symbols are represented by the usual card suits and 4 pirate characters for premiums. Visual aspects are well detailed and vibrant.

Smuggler’s Cove has a classic setup of 5 reels by 3 rows, this includes 20 set pay lines. This slot is high variance with a set RTP of 96.50% and a max win capped at 10,000x. You can bet from £0.20 – £100.

Smuggler’s Cove Pay Table & Symbols

Smuggler's Cove Slot Review Pragmatic Play Casino Visuals Symbols Bonus Volatile

There are 11 symbols in total, this includes 4 low-paying symbols. These are represented by blue diamonds, green clubs, red hearts, and purple spades. There are also 4 premium symbols, these are represented by 4 pirate characters with brown, blue, red, and green outfits. In addition to these regular symbols is a wild symbol, bonus scatters, and a coin symbol. The highest paying symbol is the green outfit pirate premium, which pays 100x for 5 across a pay line. The wild substitutes for all symbols except scatters. They also appear on all reels and substitute for coin symbols.

Smuggler’s Cove Features

Landing 5 or more Coin Symbols during a base game spin, to be awarded the ‘Treasure Bonus‘. The higher the number of symbols on this trigger the bigger the payout, see below for the paytable on this.

In the base game, ‘Super Wild Coin’ and ‘Super Coin’ symbols can randomly hit on reel 5. The ‘Super Wild Coin Symbol’ is a coin that is also wild and substitutes for all symbols except scatters. With a random multiplier of 2x, 3x, 5x, or 10x. which applies to the win of the Treasure Bonus for the current spin.

The ‘Super Coin’ symbol is a coin that has a random multiplier 2x, 3x, 5x, or 10x. This applies to the win of the ‘Treasure Bonus’ for the current spin.

Landing 3 bonus scatters during a base game spin will trigger the Free Spins feature. A random number of Free Spins are awarded, between 8 – 20. The Treasure Bonus is active during spins. During spins landing 3 or more Coin Symbols will trigger the Treasure Bonus. Super Wild Coins and Super Coins are not present on the reel set. Landing 3 scatters during a Free Spin will award 8 additional spins.


Overall, I think this slot is well made and uses some popular mechanics. With a max win capped at 10,000x and 2 special coin symbols. Be sure to try out the game for yourself on release and check out our exclusive casino offers.