Kings of Chicago

We may be in a modern age of technology and recycled fashion, but when it all gets too much we can escape to the reels of Kings of Chicago. This video slot not only offers a great way of earning some extra bucks, but it also takes us back to the roaring 1920s, when tycoons and flapper girls danced about us.

Based on a casino table of 5 reels and 5 winlines, this is an extremely small video slot, but one that packs a larger than life personality. If you’re a fan of old gangster movies, where everyone looks effortlessly elegant as they score winning hands at the casino, this could soon be your reality if you play your cards right.

About Developer

There’s all too many brands out there that say they’re premium developers when in fact they’re not, but in the case of NetEnt it really is true; you need only look at their portfolio to see that. Having started out in the later 1990s, this developer has been witness to so many changes that they can almost anticipate the trends of the industry.

Even though they’re by no means the only label to be able to claim such experience, NetEnt is one of the few that continues to create games that resonate with audiences. What is more, they do this by creating titles that can play on multiple devices, covering a variety of genres, to ensure that their dominance is secured.

About the Game

In spite of Kings of Chicago being a slot machine, it’s one that brings a table based card game into the mix, therefore giving us the best of both classic dynamics. As a result, the combinations you make upon the winlines are actually hands of cards you get when playing poker, such as a Royal Flush.

To emphasise this connection between the two types of activities, the backdrop of the matrix is a green felt table, with casino chips surrounding it edge. Of course, as this is the gangster streets of old Chicago, there’s guns accompanying those chips, thus giving you an image of deadly glamour. These simple yet effective aesthetics lead the way to basic but rewarding bonuses.

  • Scatter: We know that the name of this bonus sounds underwhelming, but the scatter symbol is actually your ticket to free deals, aka free spins. You can match two of the scatters to win just cash, or get more than three in order to activate the spins. During these games, a x2 multiplier will be applied to the paylines.
  • Joker: Acting as the wild of this title, when this symbol appears and creates a winning combination, a x2 multiplier will be secured once more.

The Verdict

For those of you who love vintage games and that sense of reconnecting with the past, we think Kings of Chicago will tick all the right boxes for you. Furthermore, with the inclusion of well known card references, it further opens up the game to an audience of players that would possibly avoid slot machines under different circumstances.

Game rules can be found within game.

RTP: 97.80

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