Gladiator Jackpot is played on five reels and three reels, with 25 paylines. The slot offers adjustable paylines, so you can select the number you want to play with between one and 25. After choosing the number of paylines you want to play with, you will choose your line bet.
Then, you can spin the reels. The total bet consists of your line bet multiplied by the number of paylines you're playing with. All winning combinations are made from left to right, except the scatter, which pays any way. All payline wins are multiplied by the line bet, and the highest win pays per line, which any others are not counted.
The betting range of the slot is between €0.01 and €25. The low budget betting range makes it hard for high rollers to enjoy this slot. The Gladiator Jackpot slot features an autoplay option, offering up to 99 automatic spins.
The reels symbols of the Gladiator Jackpot slot are all characters from the Gladiator movie. The special symbols include the wild, which is a gladiator helmet, and the scatter, which is a coliseum. The scatter offers a payout of 100x, 20x, 4x, and 1x your bet per line for landing five, four, three, and two symbols across the reels.
The highest paying symbol is Commodus, which will reward players with 5,000x, 500x, 75x, and 8x their bet per line for landing five, four, three, and two symbols on any of the paylines. Then, we have Lucilla with a payout of 1,000x, 250x, 50x, and 7x your line bet.
Gracchus is also on the reels, offering rewards of 350x, 75x, and 25x your bet per payline for landing five, four, and three symbols. Then, Juba and Proximo symbols will offer payouts of 250x, 60x, and 20x your bet per line when you land five, four, and three symbols on any of the paylines.
There are also low-paying card symbols from A to 9. A and K offer payouts of 200x, 50x, and 15x. Then, Q and J reward you with 120x, 40x, and 10x your bet per line. Lastly, the 10 and 9 symbols offer 75x, 20x, and 8x your line bet.
The highlight of the slot is the Gladiator Jackpot bonus. If you land three wilds anywhere on the second, third, and fourth reels, you trigger this bonus. Here, you will be asked to pick different helmets, all of which have different prize values. The helmets can be gold, silver, or bronze.
If you get nine gold helmets, you get to win the slot's progressive jackpot and not just the standard jackpot bonus. The wild only comes up on the three middle reels. It can also replace other symbols on the reels except the scatter to form winning combinations. You can also trigger this when playing with free spins.
The Gladiator Jackpot free spins are a part of the Coliseum bonus. If you land three or more scatters, you activate this bonus. From the bottom row, you will click on the stones, and they will reveal prizes. Each row offers different prizes.
The first, second, third, and fourth rows offer free games, free games with multipliers, extra scatters, and extra wilds. If you land the Commodus symbol on the third reel during free spins, you get three extra spins.
The Gladiator Jackpot RTP is set at 91.46%, which is the only real downside of the slot. The RTP is relatively low, even for a progressive jackpot slot. It also features medium variance, so you can look forward to enjoying some frequent and average-sized wins as you spin the reels.