Theme and Graphics
Big Bamboo is another Push Gaming masterpiece with an eastern theme. The action takes place in a bamboo forest, and you’ll be treated to stunning graphics with a gorgeous colour scheme and great soundtrack. In the centre of the screen will be the playing drums, and underneath them – all the necessary buttons for easy operation. Thanks to good optimization Big Bamboo loads very quickly and runs smoothly on all devices. There is no need to install any software, just a web browser. If you’re looking for an exciting game with medium volatility, be sure to give this slot a try. It will work equally well for people unfamiliar with casinos as well as experienced players.
Gameplay and Paylines
The prized symbols in Big Bamboo are bamboo, warthog, monkey and bird. Each of them has its own value; also, of course, payouts depend on the number of identical symbols in a line. Wins paid for combinations of 3 of these icons can be up to 30 coins and payouts for combinations of 5 can be up to 15000. The lowest valued symbols are the card suits: spades, clubs, hearts and diamonds. Payouts for a line of 3 icons in this group reach 10 coins, and for a line of 5 – 40 coins. Before proceeding directly to the rotation of drums, you must make a bet. Its size changes using the buttons at the bottom of the screen. You can bet between 0.10 and 100 coins per spin.
Big Bamboo has 50 win lines, giving you plenty of chances to hit winning combinations on each spin. You need to catch at least 3 symbols in a line to get your payout.
Bamboo is the best symbol in B Big Bamboo. For 5 of these icons you can get 15000 coins.
RTP : 96.13%
Each gold mystery symbol in the stack becomes a prize, which can unlock one of the following:
• Instant Prize symbols – worth 1x, 2x, 5x, 10x, 25x, 50x, 100x, 250x, 500x, 1,000x, 2,500x or 5,000x apiece.
• Multiplier symbols – worth 2x, 3x, 5x or 10x each.
• Scatter symbols – there must be at least three of these to trigger the bonus feature.
• Gamble scatter symbols – can trigger one of three free spins bonuses.
• Collector symbol (occurs much more often than you think) – collects the values of all other instant prizes and collector symbols. Launches all Gold Bamboozles.
While the golden bamboo is totally worth the hype, there’s also this main feature with free spins which includes it.
Push Gaming always includes interesting and useful bonuses in their games. In Big Bamboo these are Wild’s, Scatter’s and free spins. The Wild has the highest value in the game and will bring you up to 15,000 coins. It also replaces all other icons, helping you form winning combinations. The second special symbol is the Scatter. It doesn’t depend on the active lines and activates free spins as usual. In addition, you will have the Golden Bamboo feature at your disposal. The Golden Bamboo icons will randomly select one of the cash prizes or the ‘Collector’ symbol, collecting all other prizes and restarting the feature.
Depending on the initial prize run of Free Spins, the gambling feature will represent an increased bonus. So, if you win in ‘naked’ mode, you will only be able to gamble on the tier 2 bonus. If you succeed, you can gamble on the level 3 bonus, which is the best, but the probability of winning it while spinning the game wheel is much lower.
Should you decide to take the leap of faith then here are the possible scenarios:
• Blank – no free games feature trigger.
• 4-9 Free Spins – regular free spins bonus.
• 7-9 Free Spins with 2 low symbols converted to Mystery Bamboo symbol.
• 8-10 Free Spins with all 4 low symbols converted to Mystery Bamboo symbol.
Ironically, using the gamble feature will theoretically increase the RTP from 96.13% to 96.52%. If you like to gamble then there’s more.
Let’s list the possible bonuses in a video slot :
• Multiplier – multipliers increase during spins;
• Buy Feature – you can activate freespins for a fee;
• Cash Collector – During the game, you can roll symbols that pay out;
• Symbol Swap – symbols of one type can be substituted for others.
• Free Spins – activated on a roll of 3 Scatter symbols. The Cash Collector feature has an increased chance of being activated during the spins.
If you live outside of the UK and want to get access to the bonuses directly then you can buy them at any time for the following bet amounts:
• 99x – Awards 7-9 free spins with no low symbols converted (default RTP 96.13%, RTP gamble feature RTP 96.94%)
• 179x – Awards 7-9 free spins with 2 low symbols converted (default RTP 96.13%, RTP gamble feature RTP 96.76%)
• 608x – Awards 8-10 free spins with all 4 low symbols converted (default RTP 96.71%, RTP gamble feature RTP 96.71%)
• 300x – Mystery free spins feature awards one of the three features from above (default RTP 96.53%, RTP gamble feature RTP 96.74%).
So if you get bored and if you have the option and willingness, then consider the bonus buy that can cost as little as 9.90 credits with the minimum stake.