Santa Paws is an unconventional Christmas game. Instead of having Santa clause as one of the symbols, the slot has animals dressed up in Christmas costumes. The symbols float around on thick snow with a clear blue sky and are cartoonish in nature. In the background, soft and festive music plays giving the gameplay a Christmas mood. Santa Paws features five reels and twenty paylines giving the players many winning combinations to explore.
How to Play Santa Paws Slot
Santa Paws follow the basic rules laid out for slot games. The lower symbols include 10, J, Q, K and A, and the higher symbols are all theme-related. There is a rabbit, an owl, a seal and a wolf. The game has two wild cards, one of them is a whale, and the other is a polar bear icon. The scatter symbol is represented by a penguin carrying a gift.
Free and Real Money
It possible to take advantage of the free version of this slot on Microgaming website or any casino on the web storing it. This gives you a chance to familiarize with the game’s rules before you jump into the unknown. Once familiar with the rules, you can wager some money and watch it multiply during the gameplay. To enter the game in real money mode, register first and make your first investment which usually amounts to 10 USD/GBP/EUR.
Players stand a chance of being awarded four thousand coins instantly when they align five scatter symbols on any activated payline. Standard paylines allow you to put a maximum of ten coins on each payline. This means that players can only bet a maximum of two hundred coins at a time. Winning the jackpot, therefore, gives players a chance to win even more compared to standard wagers.
Bonus Features and Free Spins
The penguin symbol is the key to unlocking the free spins feature. Landing three, four or five of these symbols anywhere in the reels, you get 12 free spins. Unlike other slot games, there are no multipliers on the winnings made here. However, if you manage to land more penguin symbols on the reel during this feature, 12 more spins are triggered each awarding winnings.
The gamble feature is the biggest adventure of all the features Microgaming installs in its casino games. This feature allows you to gamble your recent winnings in the hopes of doubling them. The gamble feature allows the player to predict the cards that will be laid out next and when the player gets it right, the winnings are doubled. In as much as it sounds exciting, players need to be careful in using it. They might lose all their winnings with just one click.
Other Slots by Microgaming
Apart from Santa Paws, Microgaming has developed other seasonal slots such as Secret Admirer, Summer Holiday, Sweet Harvest and all-time favourites like So Much Candy and So Much Sushi.