There is a variety of slot themes for players to choose in the casino playground whether online or off. Movies, Celebrities, Music, Fruit and Mystical are but a few, however one of the more popular themes are TV Games Shows.
Find 5 of these slot themes described below; all of which are offered at online casinos and also placed on the casino floor.
History of these games goes back to 1986 and all offer several versions and updates of a single theme. For example, Wheel of Fortune with multiple variations over the years offers these titles online: Wheel of Fortune On Tour, WOF Triple Extreme Spin and WOF Ultra 5 Reels described below.
1) Wheel of Fortune Ultra 5 Reels Slots
Based on the This 5 reel, 30 payline game with rich graphics of gems, diamonds, 7s, fruit symbols and WOF logo features bonus multipliers, Wild icons, Ultra Wheel Bonus and a Scatter Wheel Bonus.
There are seven multi-coloured 7 symbols with payouts of up to 400 coins for a combo of five red, hot 7s.
Toss in a Wild graphic landing on a payline and watch the multiplier increase times 2 or up to 5X. The other wild of the game is the Wheel of Fortune game logo that rewards with a 5X multiplier for a winning line. Both multiplier wilds appear on reels 2 and 4 only.
Moving on to the bonus rounds, there is the Ultra Wheel Bonus triggered when this symbol appears in any position. At this time, you are awarded 3 more spins that can result in a possible ‘high mark’ of a 10,000X win. There is increased coin otherwise as Ultra Wheel Bonus symbols appear on reels two, three and four.
Additionally, the Scatter Wheel Bonus when activated evolves into a spinning wheel and once the wheel stops, and the multipliers determined; your win is added to the total coin count.
The TV show Wheel of Fortune made it’s TV debut in 1975 and is still going strong featuring Pat Sajak and Vanna White. This game will fulfill your ‘WOF fix’ offering an exciting combination of bonuses and multipliers.
Jeopardy! Slot based on the 36 year TV show run, hosted by Alex Trebek, is a fan favourite and displays a familiar format to include double and triple Jeopardy symbols, Wild icon and 7s against the background of the usual mix of categories. Toss in the sound of this classic game; a standard 5- reel slot with 9 paylines.
For the multiple bonus features, we start at the top jackpot of 25,000 coins awarded for the Double Jeopardy multiplier five times on a payline. Additionally, there is the self-explanatory Double Jeopardy 2X Wild reward for lining up 3 Wilds.
Another bonus symbol is the Jeopardy Bonus; also the scatter pay that moves you to a second screen round. To arrive at this familiar 30 Jeopardy! screen, you must line up 3 bonus symbols on a payline. Pick your rewards until the Final Jeopardy icon appears and provides the final winning total.
3) Price is Right
The Price is Right slot machine presents 5 reels and 25 paylines with several bonus options. Bonuses are named after the rounds of the live TV show known as ‘Come on Down’ by regular viewers.
The graphics include playing card symbols for small wins plus a car, jet ski, and a bike for higher coin. Jacks or Queens payouts range from 5x to 50x multiplied while the Price is Right game logo payouts range from 100X to 1000X. This logo is also wild and can complete winning combos.
As to the bonus rounds, there is Plinko where you select multiplier chips to drop and win plus Cliff Hanger where the familiar Yodel Guy climbs a steep slope while collecting free spins + multipliers.
These 2 bonus rounds are triggered by 3 Big Wheel symbols.
Additionally, there is the Punch a Bunch board presenting 11 symbols for you to choose multipliers ranging from 2X to 20X. So many exciting choices to play at this game and The Price is Right!
4) Deal or No Deal
Several versions are available online including Deal or No Deal: What's In Your Box, DOND: DiceSlot, DOND: Perfect Play and Deal or No Deal: Rapid Round as described below. The original TV show premiered in 2005 where contestants vie for a $million prize from 26 red boxes.
Deal or No Deal Rapid Round slot provides the choice of free games or cash prizes. With a 5 reel, 10 payline format, there are plenty of opportunities to pick up extra coin with stacked wilds, sticky wild symbols, plus classic cherries, lemons, grapes and watermelons. While the fruit symbols payouts are in the lower range; the red 7, bowler hat and a mug are higher range. Also, a golden Deal or No Deal box pays 50x, 200x, or 250x your line bet.
Most importantly, set in a TV studio, there are the 3 red boxes on the floor containing surprises. One of them being bunches of wild symbols released from a box to the reels above.
Wait for the phone icon to land just right to activate a red box containing bonus spins or do you take the cash instead? Once the round is complete, collect your winnings or are you ready for a New Deal?
5) 100,000 Pyramid
The original TV show debuted in 1973 where 2 teams competed to guess correct answers from chosen categories to reach the pyramid top.
The basics for this 5 reel, 15 payline game include the slot’s icons of $100,000 Pyramid logo, Winner’s Circle, Mystery 7, Celebrity Star, Gold Bars, and playing card values. The game’s logo is wild and Winner’s Circle is the designated scatter pay.
Line up at least 3 Winner’s Circle symbol to activate the ‘pyramid climb’ that combines free spins, multipliers and advance arrows on your way up to the top. Gather these bonus amounts to increase your total coin at the end of your journey.
Speaking of the ‘top of the mountain’, five Pyramid symbols on one payline awards the 100,000-coin jackpot This slot is worth playing to ‘reach the top of your game’.
Other Game Show slots are Who Wants to be a Millionaire? and Press Your Luck.
In addition to game shows, TV shows that have become slot themes include Family Guy, Game of Thrones, Survivor and Battlestar Galactica.