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Year of Fortune

Realtime Gaming Finds Inspiration in the Year of the Ox

Year of Fortune is another one of Realtime Gaming’s hugely successful video slots games. The game was released in 2009 and the theme directly coincides with the Chinese Astrology year of the Ox. The graphics are of top-notch quality, as RTG never fails to design.  This game can be enjoyed by novice and expert players alike.

There are 12 Chinese zodiac animals, of which the Ox is the second position.  The Chinese zodiac rotates in a 12-year cycle.  The lucky colours of this year are white, yellow and green and these colours feature prominently in the game.

The symbols include the golden ox which is the wild, they only appear in reels 2, 3 and 4.  The scatter symbol is the Year of Fortune logo and this can secure free spins if you get 3 or more.  In a normal game the wild can double your win.  You will also find the temple that can secure a win of 8,888 coins if you get 5.

The man of wealth symbol can also give you that same amount of coins but you only need to get 4.  Other Symbols in the game are the Dragons and the statue symbols that can also generate lucrative winnings.

Winning Big with Free Spins

What sets Year of Fortune apart from other online video slots games is the fact that if you get 3 or more of the scatter symbol, you are awarded 8 free spins and the game automatically changes to an 88 line format.  And they did not stop there, during the free spins your winnings for ox symbols become multipliers.  In total if you hit it lucky you can win up to 71,104 coins.

There is also a progressive jackpot that you stand a chance at winning if you play more that 25c per spin, this jackpot gives you a chance of winning at least $5,000.00 and grows ever bigger as players place real money bets.

The Ins and Outs of the Game

Year of Fortune is a 5 reel, 25 payline video slots game.  You can bet from as little as 1c per coin up to $5 per coin, with a maximum of 25 coins wager per spin.  You play by simply pressing the spin button after you have loaded your cash with the cashier (this button is in the top right corner).  Be sure to read through the pay table, it will give you a good understanding of the combinations that could give you big wins, even if it is a game of chance.  It is also good to study the paylines for a better understanding of your winnings once it starts coming through.

Should you wish to make use of the Year of Fortune auto play function, you can set it up according to your needs and then simply sit back and watch your profile rake in the wins.  You can click on the stop auto play button to stop the function whenever you like.