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Jumbo Joker slot review

Added by Betsoft. Information last updated: 23/07/2019

User rating:

- (0)

Tester rating:

2.8 (1)

Game information

Game supplier:Betsoft

Release date:10/2017

RTP:95%

Volatility:High

Max. win:bet x 32000

Mobile version:Support all devices

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Bonus game or special game

Volatility

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Max. win

Mobile version

Themes

Fruit

Cartoon

Classic slot

Retro

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RTP (Return to player):
95%
Volatility:
High
Max. win:
bet x 32000

Bojoko score (compared to other slots on Bojoko)
2
Betsoft score (compared to other slots of supplier)
6
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Slot tester's review: Trystan Michielsen

Jumbo Joker takes its inspiration from the classic fruit machine but decided to amp it up to eleven! High volatility, a large jackpot and multiple playing fields offer a variation on the standard gameplay.

The Jumbo Joker slot was created by Betsoft and released in 2017, hopping on the nostalgia train. The game has a look that reminded me of the old fruit machines that were found in the gambling halls back in the day. The background is a simple texture and the titular joker is shown multiple times across the screen, mostly using the same images but flipped.

You’ll find two 3-reel, 3-row playing fields in this game, each with 5 paylines. The symbols used to populate the slot are regular ones that you would find in most other classic slots. They also aren’t made to look especially original or detailed.

As you probably expect, the sounds in this game aren’t terribly original either. The game has no real music to speak of, even when there’s a win the jingle just sounds like a lot of noise. Only when you activate the Jumbo slot does the game start a song that reminded me of the circus, which I suppose fit the joker motif.

Symbols

There aren’t a lot of symbols in the game and the value of each is shown on the screen. The main difference between this slot and most other games is that players can only bet higher amounts with their winnings with lower bets. The different paylines stay the same, however, as well as the possible combinations of symbols. In general, any symbol appearing 3 times on a payline will grant a win.

  • Joker: Max. 200x your bet with three-of-a-kind on a winning bet line.
  • 7s: Max. 200x your bet with three-of-a-kind on a winning bet line.
  • Bells: Max. 120x your bet with three-of-a-kind on a winning bet line.
  • Watermelon: Max. 100x your bet with three-of-a-kind on a winning bet line.
  • Grapes: Max. 50x your bet with three-of-a-kind on a winning bet line.
  • Lemon: Max. 40x your bet with three-of-a-kind on a winning bet line.
  • Orange: Max. 20x your bet with three-of-a-kind on a winning bet line.
  • Cherry: Max. 20x your bet with three-of-a-kind on a winning bet line.

The game has a High Volatility which mostly translates in the regular spins not triggering wins very often. In general, the player is only allowed to pick a bet between $0.01 and $40 per spin.

Features

Even though Jumbo Joker is a simple classic fruit machine, it did offer some interesting gameplay mechanics. As far as features go, there aren’t any to mention. There are not even any Wilds to speak of.

  • Scatter: The Joker symbol acts as a Scatter unless it’s part of a win line.
  • Jumbo Meter: Getting a win on the bottom reels will fill the Jumbo Meter with coins that can be used on the higher-paying top reels.

What will keep players busy most of the time is the Jumbo Meter. Players will mostly play on the lower reel of the slot, depending on the size of their bets. The more they bet, the bigger the potential wins are. However, whenever they do get a win these funds will not be immediately awarded.

Players can choose to collect them at any time, but the more interesting option is to spend it on the top reel. The top reel is exactly the same, except it uses higher bets to spin and also gives potentially higher wins.

I found this part of the game pretty appealing. Players are constantly challenged to pick between collecting their wins or using them to bet again. Do be aware that the top reel plays exactly the same as the bottom reel, meaning that the same high volatility applies there too.

In my experience, this way of playing can be extremely lucrative. It is important to know when to collect however since there is a point of diminishing returns. Betting away a large win for the prospect of another big win is not smart, and it’s better to collect and start again. I found the bigger wins to occur frequently enough to stay interesting.

In Conclusion

Jumbo Joker is in many ways just a simple variation on the classic fruit machine. The graphics, the sound design and the gameplay are all basic. Players that enjoy this type of slot will therefore be happy to notice that these things are intact.

Still, as a player that usually prefers more modern slots, I thought the game offers very interesting gameplay through the two reels and the way the Jumbo Meter works. Being forced to choose between collecting your winnings and spending them on spins is a tricky one, but I found it often to work out in my favour.

Players that enjoy standard slot machines will have a good time by virtue of it being a great copy of the original style. Other players will likely enjoy the extra gameplay. Also, the max. win of 32,000x your bet can be very enticing.

Overall rating:

2.8

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  • Features

    Wins and bets

    RTP (Return to Player):95%

    Volatility:High

    Max. win:bet x 32000

    Min. bet:C$0.01

    Max. bet:C$40

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    Reels & playlines

    Reels:3

    Rows:6

    Non-standard layout:

    Max. lines:5

    Min. lines:5

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    Languages

    You can play Jumbo Joker in English, Finnish, Swedish, German and 22 other languages.

    All supported languages:
    English, Finnish, Swedish, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Turkish, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese

    Currencies

    Jumbo Joker supports GBP, EUR, USD, CAD

    Stats

    Release date 10/2017
    29th newest on Betsoft 1,178th newest on Bojoko
    RTP 95% 0.85% < average
    76th highest on Betsoft 1,768th highest on Bojoko
    Win up to 32000 x your bet
    23rd highest on Betsoft 174th highest on Bojoko
    Paylines 5 75% < average
    93rd highest on Betsoft 1,803rd highest on Bojoko
    Min bet C$0.01 per spin
    The lowest on Betsoft The lowest on Bojoko
    Max bet C$40 per spin
    79th highest on Betsoft 1,623rd highest on Bojoko
    Rated 0 by 0 members
    The most rated on Betsoft 39th most rated on Bojoko
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    Trystan Michielsen

    Trystan Michielsen

    I've been playing videoslots for almost 10 years and been a professional reviewer for over 5. I look at slots not just as a writer but also as a player, hoping to help others find their perfect slot.

    I also enjoy movies, books and travel so any slots with those topics usually have my preference. But in general I'll play everything!

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    Game supplier:Betsoft

    Release date:10/2017

    RTP (Return to player):95%

    Max. win:bet x 32000

    Mobile version:Yes

    User rating: 0
    Tester rating: 2.8

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