- Above-average RTP
- Tumble feature
- Up to 30 free spins with multipliers
- Gamble option to increase free spins
- Very high variance is not for everyone
- No traditional gamble option
Lucky Fishing Megaways is an online slot from the Pragmatic Play stable. It is played on 6x7 reels with 117,649 betways that pay from left to right thanks to the Megaways mechanic. Reels one and six can have up to seven symbols and the other reels six, along with a symbol over each reel in a row above. These symbols spin right to left.
There is a wild symbol on reels two, three, four and five and on the top row. It substitutes for all others apart from a scatter and the boat symbol. The latter does not pay and appears on the top row of reels two, three, four and five. It can appear fully across two reels on a regular spin or tumble, transforming all symbols below into wilds. If it appears after a tumble in a new position on the top row, the wild transformation takes place again.
The scatter can appear any size on any reel and a minimum of four trigger free spins. You can gamble to win more free spins if up to 18 are won. If you win, four more are added; if you lose, they all disappear. Three scatters in the free spins add four more free games. A multiplier applies in this phase, beginning at 1x and increasing on each tumble. This feature can be bought.
You will find more examples of Pragmatic Play free online slot games here at Slots Temple, along with many more free slot games with an accompanying slot review. Our Lucky Fishing Megaways slot review appears below.
Theme, graphics and soundtrack
Deep sea fishing is the theme of the game, with the reels sitting on the dock of a beautiful sunlit bay. The main symbols reflect the sport, with a fisherman, boat and sunken treasure alongside big game fish and low-value card symbols.
The soundtrack is a punchy rhythm topped by the sound of the reels landing.
Lucky Fishing Megaways RTP and variance
The Lucky Fishing Megaways online slot has an official RTP of 96.55 per cent. The variance is very high.
If you are looking for slots with a similar RTP and variance, take a look at the Mystery Museum free slots game from Push Gaming. The Mystery Museum slot is also available as a free slot here at Slots Temple with its own slot review.
How to play Lucky Fishing Megaways
There is a lot to get your head around in this slot, so here is a quick starter guide:
- Once the main game screen loads, click the + and - buttons on either side of the spin button to set your wager.
- The far side of the dashboard is where you can mute the sound via the speaker icon.
- Now click the information icon to open a new set of screens. On the first, you will see a paytable, which reflects your wager, and a description of the wild and the layout.
- Click the next screen to learn about the tumble mechanism and fishing boat feature. You will also see the maximum win detailed here and learn how to buy free spins.
- Screen three has comprehensive details of the free spins feature.
- The game rules, volatility and RTP appear on screen four.
- Screens five, six and seven describe the controls.
- Back on the main screen, below the paytable, you can click the auto spin button to open a new screen where you can engage quick and turbo spin and auto play. None of these can be customised, other than setting the number of auto spins.
- The number of betways in play is indicated in the top right-hand corner of the screen.
- You are all set to play by hitting the spin button.
Remember that Lucky Fishing Megaways is available as a free slot here at Slots Temple, which is a great way to get a feel for the gameplay and payouts without using your own money at an online casino. Always set a budget and play responsibly, perhaps by using the timeout and self-exclusion functions.
Bet sizes and paytable wins
Bet sizes range from 0.20 to 100. The paytable for six-of-a-kind combinations is as follows:
- Purple fish = 20x
- Yellow fish = 5x
- Green fish = 2.5x
- Blue fish = 2x
- Ace = 1.5x
- King = 1.25x
- Queen = 1x
- Jack = 0.90x
- Ten = 0.80x
- Nine = 0.60x
Lucky Fishing Megaways free spins
A minimum of four scatter symbols trigger the free spins, with four scatters triggering ten free spins. Additional scatters add four spins to the total, up to a maximum of 30 spins for nine scatters.
Lucky Fishing Megaways review: our verdict
Lucky Fishing Megaways has a great RTP and the high variance will appeal to players not averse to risk. There are plenty of features and we feel we can recommend it to everyone.
Disclaimer: Lucky Fishing Megaways trademark / license is owned by Pragmatic Play. This site is not endorsed by Pragmatic Play.
|Slot Name:||Lucky Fishing Megaways|
|Min Bet (all lines covered):||£0.20 (GBP)|
|Max Bet:||£100 (GBP)|
|Features:||Wild Symbol, Scatter Symbol, Multiplier, Free Spins, Megaways, Gamble, High volatility, 6 Reels, Cascading|
|Available in UK?||Yes. Pragmatic Play have a UKGC license and are allowed to offer their games at UK licensed casinos.|
Are there free games in Lucky Fishing Megaways?
Yes, four scatter symbols will trigger ten free games. As each additional scatter lands, the number of games increases by four up to a maximum of 30. This feature can be bought. The feature begins with a 1x multiplier and each tumble increases it by 1x.
Is there a wild symbol in Lucky Fishing Megaways?
Yes, the fisherman is the wild symbol in Lucky Fishing Megaways. As in most games, it does not substitute for the scatter. In this game, it does not substitute for the other special symbol, the fishing boat, either.
Is there a gamble feature in Lucky Fishing Megaways?
Although there is no additional game of chance whereby players can try to double the whole or part of their winnings, there is a gamble option in Lucky Fishing Megaways. Using this option, players can try to increase the number of free spins if they have initially won between 10 and 18.
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