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Lightning Link Slot links together four different video slots to a common progressive jackpot for all gamblers to win. The feature was released in 2015, when it linked together the video slots Happy Lantern, Magic Pearl, Sahara Gold, and High Stakes.
The first title is a Chinese-themed slot; the second is ocean-themed featuring dolphins and other sea creatures; Sahara Gold, on the other hand, is set in the desert; High Stakes lets you bet in a Las Vegas-styled video slot. That said, none of these titles are available to play at online casinos. Rather, you'll have to head over to a land-based casino to have your fill of the game.
Regardless of which video slot you choose to play out of the four, they're incredibly similar to each other. Featuring the same five-reel, 50-payline layout — each title only differs in theme. To trigger a win, players have to match at least three identical symbols from the far left reel to the right.
The bet limits on the other hand, is accomodating, ranging from bets as low as €0.10 to wagers as high as €50. But before betting real money, note that each of these video slots features a demo to familiarize yourself with the different controls and symbols. In the case of the first, there's a button to turn off the soundtrack and then, there's the useful auto-play button for making up to 50 consecutive spins.
Finally, we have two categories of symbols in the game. The better of the two categories feature thematic symbols such as Golden Dragons, fish, and red packets in the case of the Happy Lantern slot. As for the low-paying symbols, expect the likes of Poker values such as Ace, King, Queen, Jack, and the numbers 10 and 9.
Lightning Linked video slots come with a free spins bonus game that's triggered anytime you land at least three Scatters anywhere on an active payline. You'll be given six free spins for those three Scatters, and a mega symbol (3x3 in size) will also cover the middle three reels (2nd, 3rd, and 4th reels). The pearls also trigger the free spins game and jackpot (more on this below), wherein, landing six on an active payline awards three free spins.
As for the jackpot, there are four, including mini, major, and the grand jackpots. Since each of these jackpots are progressive and also non-local to any individual video slot, you won't be winning them as often as a non-progressive jackpot. To win a jackpot, you need to land pearls on an active payline — with 15 pearls winning you the grand jackpot which awards at least €15000.