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Release the Kraken Slot

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Release the Kraken is an online slot developed by Pragmatic Play that’s set deep underwater. The game’s main attraction is the bonus round which sees a progressive multiplie...r increasing every time you land a wild on the screen. There’s also another mini feature which awards cash prizes.

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  • Vibrant graphics and fun theme
  • Expandable reels
  • Top prize of 10000x
  • Three free spins options

How to Play

There are 20 paylines in Release the Kraken from Pragmatic Play, which expand to 40 during the free spins round. You can wager from 20p per spin.

RTP & Volatility

The RTP (return to player) of Release the Kraken slot is 96.5%. It is also a high volatility game, with a top win of 10000x your stake. 

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How to Win

To hit winning combinations while playing Release the Kraken, you have to land three or more matching symbols on the same payline. The most generous win available from a symbol is 25x your stake, which is paid out by the logo symbol.

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Free Spins and Bonuses

On any base game spin, there is a random feature that can arise. You’ll be prompted to pick from one of three options:

  1. Kraken Locking Wilds: reels continue to spin as chests appear on the screen. You can continue to add locked wilds or choose “collect” to have a spin with all of your new wilds on the reels.
  2. Colossal Kraken Wilds: you get a spin with a 3x4 wild added to the reels.
  3. Infectious Kraken Wilds: one wild symbol is guaranteed on the next spin which will spread and create more wilds

Then, there’s the free spins bonus which is triggered when you land a bonus symbol and the free spins symbol at the same time.

You’ll begin by picking chests where you’ll be able to get free spins (up to a maximum of 40 in total), and there will be 40 paylines active during this round. Every time a wild is involved in a spin, the multiplier will increase – up to a maximum of 10x.

Overall Review

Release the Kraken is a fun game that offers players plenty of fun features. It’s great that there are three random base game bonuses that you can trigger at any time.

The sticky wilds are the best of the bunch, but you can also land some decent wins with the colossal wild bonus. This slot is a lot like Hercules and Pegasus, if you’re looking for something a bit similar.

Max-win 10,000x
Volatility High
Top RTP 96.5%

Disclaimer: Release the Kraken trademark / license is owned by Pragmatic Play. This site is not endorsed by Pragmatic Play.

Slot Data
Slot Name: Release the Kraken
Software: Pragmatic Play
RTP: 96.5%
Volatility: High volatility
Paylines: 20
Reels: 5
Min Bet (all lines covered): £0.20 (GBP)
Max Bet: £5 (GBP)
Top Win: 10000
Features: Bonus Game, Wild Symbol, Scatter Symbol, Multiplier, Free Spins, Expanding Wilds, Respins, High volatility
UK Available in UK? Yes. Pragmatic Play have a UKGC license and are allowed to offer their games at UK licensed casinos.


Are there any slots similar to Release the Kraken?

Pragmatic Play’s Hercules & Pegasus slot has a similar feature where you can trigger random bonuses during the base game.

How many free spins can you win in Release the Kraken?

There is a pick-me round that will determine how many free spins you receive – which can be up to 12. During this round, the reels expand to 40 paylines and your multiplier increases for every win that involves a wild.

What is the RTP of Release the Kraken?

Release the Kraken from Pragmatic Play has a payout percentage of 96.5%.

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