Mandarin Orchid may have a popular oriental theme, but this pokie is certainly like no other of its type. The five-reel, 20-payline game is packed with fantastic features that will keep you wanting to come back for more. Who would have thought you could find such a mixture of serenity and excitement in a pokie? Let’s look at Core Gaming's Chinese theme and the hidden attributes of its glorious gameplay. Read our full review below.
Tatts Group and TabCorp have threatened to sue the Victorian government over the loss of their poker machine duopoly in the state. This week, they have finally taken the government to court, and they are suing or $1.2 billion combined.
After the China incident, James Parker, who had stepped down from the board of directors, returned to deal with the fallout. To bring more stability to the business, the casino company decide to sell their Melco Crown Entertainment stake to focus on Australia. This joint venture had operations in Manila and Macau.
Placing one of these bets completely changes the winning conditions. For example, placing a Come Bet makes the number you’ve chosen the Come-Bet number. Rolling a 7 won’t bring you a win, instead the number you’ve chosen will. The same rule applies to an 11.
Eager to help and always smiling and polite. We don’t know what the King is telling these boys and girls over there at the Support, but we are amazed by their speed and efficiency. They can be reached via mail or live chat, and they are absolutely lovely when they address you as Lord (your name) of House (your surname). There is a FAQ too, but why miss the fun to talk to these guys!
When you look at the screen, you will see a number of tabs and buttons along the bottom. At the right is the Spin button, which is the one to click on to set the game in motion. In the middle is the button marked Lines, and clicking on this will adjust how many paylines are in play. Above this are three small tabs that display what the wager is per spin, what the win for the most recent spin totalled, and how many credits the player has left.
This 25 payline, 5-reel game is brought to the online pokies industry by Pragmatic Play and players are in with a good chance of finding themselves winning a cool 12,500 coins. Dwarven Gold is a themed pokies game which works fantastically well and is great fun. As well as the four friendly dwarfs, there is also a butterfly, a black cat, and a treasure chest to look out for during the game.
One area that Ainsworth poured a lot of effort is the graphics and visual style. The team did an absolutely fantastic job on 50 Dolphins, giving it smooth animations and some gorgeous visuals. The graphics alone will probably be enough to get most people interested in giving it a go.
Flames of Olympus is a clever pokie that combines classical mythology with classical gameplay to create a decent modern game that you can play anywhere, thanks to smartphone and tablet optimisation. The rewards can be great and the bonus symbols carry rich rewards, but if you like inventive bonus games, then Flames of Olympus will disappoint.
“We completely understand that gambling is a legitimate enterprise (but) we need to recognise that (for) some people it’s more than just a bit of fun, it’s actually an obsession” said councillor Darren McCubbin who is pleased with the agents updated the policy.
International Game Technology is well-known for producing a wide range of inventive poker machines, and Black Widow is a perfect example of the kinds of innovative and unique titles that the company produces. While the theme may not appeal to all players, the bonus features are certainly attractive enough to capture one’s attention.
“We sort of focus on the downside which is perhaps that gambling apps can make people who are not experienced gamblers or novice gamblers want to partake in more gambling,” he says. “But there is another side to it. We have found through many interviews that people actually use these apps as a way to stay away from real-money gambling.”