The trend of turning hit movies or TV shows into slot games isn't new. But the real challenge lies in capturing the essence of the original content and making it successful as a video slot. Various movies and TV shows have been turned into slot games in the past and slot providers are always on the lookout for new shows that they could turn into a video slot game. The latest TV show to be turned into a slot game is Billions, the popular show from Showtime TV.Online gaming company Aristocrat has got into an agreement with Showtime Networks and CBS Consumer Products to bring this show to online gamers in the form of a video slot. This upcoming game will premiere at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas.
The vice president of marketing and making of Aristocrat has said that it's always fun and exciting to turn a show like Billions into a video slot game, adding that the teams of CBS and Showtime have been helpful in the process.
Billions, now in its fourth season, is the story of the US attorney Chuck Rhoades and hedge fund king Bobby Axelrod. The show is highly dramatic and engaging, and stars Golden Globe winners Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis in lead roles. The slot game is based on the first and second seasons, and also includes the popular feature Mighty Cash as well as a progressive start-up jackpot of $500,000.