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Charlie Chance XreelZ slot review

Added by Play'n GO. Information last updated: 10/06/2021

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Game supplier: Play'n GO

Release date:06/2021



Max. win:bet x 20000

Mobile version:Support all devices

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Sticky wilds


Fairy tales & fantasy




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Expert's review Trystan Michielsen

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Charlie Chance XreelZ is an adaptation to the original Charlie Chance slot that was released in 2020, coming with a special XreelZ function. The game further features the same excellent graphics, free spins and sticky wilds.

This version of the game is also developed by Play ‘n GO, who surprised players with the unique presentation. The slot reminds players of old-school cartoon-like Steamboat Willy or the recent videogame Cuphead that draws inspiration from the same style. A bouncy, pleasant to look at the style that brings back a presentation that is almost a hundred years old, now integrated into a slot.

The game features a 5-reel, 3-row playing field with a total of 243 paylines. Its most interesting feature is obviously the style, which permeates every part of the game. The symbols are split into high-paying and low-paying categories, with the high-paying slots not necessarily all very original but done in the same style that fits so well with the rest of the game.

Players that like this style of art will be absolutely delighted by the massive amount of small details that can be found. Both the playing field as the background are filled with pretty animations and gorgeous art that makes everything feel alive. Then there is the free spins mode, which adds even more unique graphics to keep players interested.


Charlie Chance XreelZ has a collection of symbols that don’t necessarily bring a lot of creativity to the board. What is interesting is the way they are presented. Even when dropping onto the reels without being a part of a win they will be animated slightly, bouncing as they come to a halt. Specific symbols like the Wild or the Scatter move even more when they’re a part of a win.

The game has low-paying symbols in the form of generic card suits that are presented as is and don’t do anything special. All the high-paying symbols are different types of items and characters that are animated in part or fully when part of a win.

This slot has High Volatility which becomes evident almost immediately when you start playing. I had a lot of trouble getting any wins but once they did hit they usually helped to keep my funds somewhat stable. The max. win is 20,000x your bet which is an impressive size when compared to other slots. To deal with the volatility, players can pick a bet between £0.10 and £100 per spin.

The symbols in the game include:

  • Scatter: Get 3 or more scatters on the screen to activate the free spins mode.
  • Wild: Wilds substitute all symbols except the scatter symbol. Max. 20x your bet with five-of-a-kind on a win line.
  • Charlie: Max. 20x your bet with five-of-a-kind on a win line.
  • Demons: Max. 2x your bet with five-of-a-kind on a win line.
  • Bells: Max. 1.5x your bet with five-of-a-kind on a win line.
  • 666: Max. 1x your bet with five-of-a-kind on a win line.
  • Spade: Max. 0.5x your bet with five-of-a-kind on a win line.
  • Heart: Max. 0.5x your bet with five-of-a-kind on a win line.
  • Diamond: Max. 0.4x your bet with five-of-a-kind on a win line.
  • Club: Max. 0.4x your bet with five-of-a-kind on a win line.


Charlie Chance XreelZ is a reimagining of the original Charlie Chance with only one real change, the XreelZ feature. For people who aren’t familiar with the first slot here is a complete list of the features included in the game:

  • Wild: Wilds replace all other symbols in the game except the scatter symbol to help create wins.
  • XreelZ: The XreelZ feature is triggered whenever a Wild is part of a win. This will add a multiplier reel on top of the playing field and applies a multiplier to all wins on that reel. Multipliers can go up to 5x your win.
  • Re-Spins: With 2 Scatters on the screen a re-spin is triggered. Scatters become sticky when a re-spin is spun.
  • Free Spins: Get 3 or more Scatters on the screen to trigger the free spins mode. During the free spins mode, the XreelZ feature is activated on every spin.
  • Sticky Wilds: During the free spins mode, all wilds that appear on the screen become sticky but will change position with every spin.

In general, most players will find the base gameplay of this slot pretty simple. There weren’t a lot of Scatters while I played which meant I didn’t see either the re-spin or free spins feature activate very often. When they did trigger they would sometimes help create a win but this wasn’t a guarantee.

The XreelZ feature depends on a wild being part of a win that happened pretty regularly. This does require the next spin to also trigger a win in order to profit from the multiplier, which was the more difficult part. The game does feel very easy to play when it comes to following what’s happening on the screen.

The high volatility does hit hard and players should be aware that it’s unlikely they’ll hit a big enough win to compensate for their losses. Even during the free spins mode, I didn’t get many big wins and as a result, my funds dropped pretty severely. This didn’t feel too bad since the game is very fun to watch but power players should keep this in mind. If you have a limited budget, consider lowering your bets to be able to play longer.

In Conclusion

Charlie Chance XreelZ is just like its predecessor a great example of what’s possible when a developer decides to invest in a creative presentation. The game looks absolutely gorgeous and the atmosphere pours out of every pore. The entire design is a breath of fresh air in a market that often feels quite stale.

The gameplay isn’t as impressive but still solid. The features are largely what you’d expect from a high volatility slot and there is little for the player to do in order to improve their chances to win. The XreelZ feature is a nice idea but requiring 2 wins in a row in a slot with high volatility is always going to be detrimental to the player.

If you’re looking for a slot that has a unique presentation and some amazing graphics, I would absolutely recommend this game. However, when it comes to the gameplay it will be largely reserved for those that enjoy high volatility and have the funds to stick it out until they hit a bigger win.

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    RTP (Return to Player):96.25%


    Max. win:bet x 20000

    Min. bet:£0.1

    Max. bet:£100

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    Max. lines:243

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    You can play Charlie Chance XreelZ in English, Finnish, Swedish, German and 30 other languages.

    All supported languages:
    English, Finnish, Swedish, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Greek, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Turkish, Ukrainian, Slovene, Korean, Japanese, Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese, Malay, Chinese


    Charlie Chance XreelZ supports GBP, EUR, USD, CAD


    Release date 06/2021
    23rd newest on Play'n GO 80th newest on Bojoko
    RTP 96.25% 0.21% > average
    115th highest on Play'n GO 503rd highest on Bojoko
    Win up to 20000 x your bet
    29th highest on Play'n GO 184th highest on Bojoko
    Paylines 243 1115% > average
    24th highest on Play'n GO 169th highest on Bojoko
    Min bet £0.1 per spin
    55th lowest on Play'n GO 191st lowest on Bojoko
    Max bet £100 per spin
    2nd highest on Play'n GO 287th highest on Bojoko
    Rated 0 by 0 members
    17th most rated on Play'n GO 38th most rated on Bojoko
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    Trystan Michielsen

    Trystan Michielsen

    Trystan Michielsen is a Dutch native who started his career as a content writer for various small businesses who were interested in creating an online presence.

    When the opportunity arose to move to Malta and work in the iGaming sector, Trystan didn't hesitate to make the plunge. Here he worked as a Content and SEO specialist for different companies before moving back home.

    Now acting as a freelancer he maintains his connection with the online slot community by playing and reviewing the wide variety of videoslots that are released.

    Trystan enjoys playing the slots that offer a full experience, focusing on more than just the technical details but keeping an eye on its presentation. Graphics, music and style can create a game that's more than the sum of its parts.

    A writer at heart, putting thoughts to paper is something he's done for as long as he remembers. In his free time, he enjoys writing fiction as well as watching and reviewing movies.

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    Game supplier:Play'n GO

    Release date:06/2021

    RTP (Return to player):96.25%

    Max. win:bet x 20000

    Mobile version:Yes

    User rating: 0
    Expert rating: 3.8

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