Luck, in case you didn’t know, plays a huge part in Chinese history, legend, lore and mythology. In fact, the denizens of the Orient regard it so highly that they’ve got two gods of luck - Cai Hong and Caishen. In this video slot in particular, which boasts 5 reels and 25 paylines, Caishen has his moment in the sun. The beautiful gold and red theme interface is a wonder to behold, and it is clear that the Betsoft artists spared no expense in skill in making it happen.Caishen’s Arrival Slots has a chance to win 10,000x your bet, which can result in, at most, $50,000 on the paylines for the real money player. Inside, the game helps you along with free respins as well as spins, of course - and double scatter symbols with the Coin purse and the red ticket stubs.
As for the betting, Caishen’s Arrival Slots provides an adequate range of coin choices. The lower end of the spectrum is bounded by 5 cents, and the higher end by $5. Even if you use the smaller coin denominations, you could still be in the running for a $2000 prize.
The wild symbol is also known as the substitute symbol, because of the fact that it can replace any other symbol (almost any; the scatter can’t be replaced) on the reels to help you complete a winning combination - just in case you’re one eligible character short. The red ticket is the wild symbol in Caishen’s Arrival Slots; in addition to its symbol substitution powers, it is worth quite a bit of money on the reels itself: for five of a kind of the red ticket symbol, you win 2000 coins; for four red ticket symbols on the reels, you win 40 coins, and for three of kind you get 5 coins. The scatter symbol is the red coin purse, and it can unlock rewards untold if you manage to land three of a kind on the reels at the same time.
As with most paying pokeys, Caishen’s Arrival Slots symbols are segregated by value. In the highest realm, we have the topmost symbols; these are the ones that pay out the greatest amount of cash for the symbol combinations on the reels. Leading the pack, is the royal tortoise symbol (adorned with gold and jewels on its shell); for five of a kind of the royal tortoise on the reels you get a payout of 2000 coins. For four of a kind of the royal tortoise you win 200 coins, and for three of a kind your win a not inconsiderable 40 coins. The high paying symbol after this one is the double gold ceremonial dishes symbol; for five of a kind, this gives you 200 coins; for four double gold dishes symbols you win 40 coins, and for three of a kind on the reels you win 20 coins. The final member of the high paying slots squad is the bamboo tree; for five of a kind, this one is 120 coins; for four of a kind the bamboo gets you 30 coins, and for three of a kind the bamboo tree is worth 10 coins.
Caishen’s Arrival (a Chinese god descends, basically) Slots also has a triplet of mid value symbols, which will be explored in the following. You can, of course, play a higher coin denomination to truly unlock some high value payouts even from mid value symbols - the choice is yours. The peach symbol, for five of a kind, is the most valuable of the middle group and, for five of a kind is worth 60 coins; for four of a kind of the peach symbol you win 20 coins and for three of a kind your award is 6 coins on the paylines. The next one os the golden bells symbols - which is just in time for the holidays and the Chinese New Year to follow. For five of a kind, the golden bell symbols reveal a 40 coin payout. For four golden bell symbols on the reels you win 15 coins, and for three of a kind of the golden bell icons you get 5 coins. The last mid value symbol is the pot of gold coins symbols (fitting for a high paying real money slot, isn’t it?). For five of a kind of this one you win 25 coins; for four pot of gold icons you get 10 coins, and for three of a kind you win 3 coins.
The final set of symbols are of low tier value - they are all from the table game poker. We start off with the Ace; five of these in a row leads to a 2 coin payout; four of a kind of the Ace symbol leads to a 0.80 coin payout and thee of a kind gets you a 0.20 coin payout. Next is the King from poker; five of a kind gets you a 1.50 coin payout; four Kings are worth 0.60 coins, and three of a kind of the King symbol is worth 0.20 coins. The Queen symbol is next; such that five of a kind is worth 1 coin; four Queens are worth 0.40 coins, and three of a kind of the Queen results in a 0.10 coin payout. The Court Jester is next - he’s known as the Joker, and is the only person in the kingdom who can safely make fun of the king (tastefully, anyway). For five of a kind of the Joker symbol you win a 0.60 coin payout; for four of a kind you get a 0.30 coin payout, and for three of the Joker symbols on the reels you win 0.10 coins. The final symbol in Caishen’s Arrival Slots is the numeral 10; for five of these on the reels, you win 0.50 coins; for four numeral 10 symbols you win 0.20 coins, and for three of a kind you win 0.10 coins.