The Fourth Edition of the iGaming Conference came to an end at the weekend as SiGMA hosted the evet on the Maltese shores once again. In short it was a series of free booze, free food, bad ties people got from Christmas last year, people taking selfies and whether it was the alcohol or not, two 6ft monkeys. Antics aside the evening hosted a number of surprises and fascinating insight into how the industry will be developing games and technology over the coming months and with predictions of the future. But we won’t wax on about how the geeks in bad ties will change the world because Christmas is around the corner so you know who’s coming right?
So, festive time is upon us which mean Saint Nicolas will be breaking into people’s houses, corrupting all trespassing laws and unloading his sack across the floors of everyone’s home. But this jolly chap isn’t just happy because he knows where all the naughty girls live, he’s dishing out all the cash to the good boys and girls that play Pragmatics new online slot ‘Santa’.
This game was a standout feature during the event, mainly because work came first then got heavily diluted by a lil’ drinkie, never-the-less, Pragmatic Play have started the ball rolling for seasonal Christmas joy and it’s live in casinos right now.Q: Hear what happened to the guy who stole an Advent Calendar? A: Well, He got 25 days Q: How much did it cost Santa to pay for his Sleigh? A: Nothing at all... was on the house!
Following on from their Panda’s Fortune and 7 Piggies venture. Santa carries all the classic hallmarks of a Pragmatic game, rich vibrant colour, big reel symbols, detailed animation and unique bonus features.
The game bustles with everything you’d expect on Jesus’s birthday, elves, deer, bells and candy. You have a max bet wager of up to $100 which can land a $2,000 return on a 5 line of elves alone and this is only the base game.
$25,000, $5,000, $2,500 or $1,000
Santa plays the main Wild and the Bonus is characterized by a golden gift. During the bonus game you have 12 wrapped gifts, click through the presents and get rewarded the total sums until you strike the Jackpot symbol which is included in the final reward.
The amounts range from $1,000 up to $25,000. The game comes with Scatter symbols, trigger 3 to land the free games round, 6 extra spins are awarded where you play on a whole new grid that comes with huge gifts.
Santa plays across a 3 x 5 grid which also has 20 pay lines to make wins easier. The RTP is a good 95.92% and lastly theirs a mute button to silence the fun festive music should any Scrooges out there feel nauseated.