The objective of playing Wild Gambler 2: Arctic Adventure slot is to spin the reels and land matching symbols on the paylines. The slot features a Lock & Spin feature where you can add Wild Symbols to the reels (think of it like adding aces to your hand in online blackjack!) and increase your chances of winning big!
How to Play:
Lock & Spin:
Wild Gambler 2 slot can be played using Lock & Spin Mode. This means you can choose position on the reels to act as Wild Symbols before you spin the reels. The Wild Symbol will substitute for any other symbol (except Free Spins Scatter) to form the best possible Line Win. In addition, you can also increase the multiplier value of the Wild Symbols up to x5. This means that the value of any Line Win that the Wild Symbol substitutes in will be multiplied by that multiplier.
Please note that playing Lock & Spin will cost an increased Total Bet. This is displayed above the Lock & Spin button.
How to use Lock & Spin:
When you have selected your bets, click on the Lock & Spin button to spin the reels as normal. All Line Bet and payouts remain the same, but you will have the added advantage of Wild Symbols and Multipliers (if selected).
Please note the following:
You can access the Wild Gambler 2 Info Pages by clicking on the Info button on the bottom left of the screen. Use the arrows to move through the different pages, or select a page by clicking the headings running along the top of the screen. Select Back to return to the reels. The Info Pages are described below.
Paytable – this page shows all possible payouts for the slot.
Lock & Spin – this page displays information about Lock & Spin.
Play Your Way – this page describes how you can customise Lock & Spin.
Auto-Lock – this page describes playing Lock & Spin with Auto Lock on and off.
Free Spins – this page describes the rules and awarding of Free Spins.
Paylines – this page shows where all 20 paylines appear on the reels.
Paylines are the directions that matching symbols must follow across the reels to pay out as Line Wins. There are 20 fixed paylines used in this slot.
Please note there is a difference between the Line Bet and the Total Bet. The Line Bet is the wager made on each individual payline. The Total Bet is the wager made on all paylines added up.
All payouts are displayed on the Paytable, which is accessed through the Info button on the bottom left of the screen. Line Win = Payout x Line Bet.
Only the highest value Line Win will be paid on each payline. Multiple wins are added together and paid as a total win.
A Line Win must begin on Reel 1, moving left to right across the reels on a payline.
The Wild Symbol (Polar Bear) will substitute for all symbols (except Scatter) to form the best Line Win on a payline.
Wild Symbols can also form their own unique Line Win on a payline.
Wild Multipliers will multiply the value of any Line Win they substitute in. However, the Wild Multiplier does not accumulate and only the highest value Multiplier will be used in each Line Win. For example, if you had a Line Win featuring a x2 Wild Multiplier and x4 Wild Multiplier, the Line Win would be multiplied by 4 only.
Free Spins Scatter Symbols do not need to fall on any paylines to be active. In addition, they will still be active if they land ‘underneath’ a locked Wild Symbol. If you land three or more Scatter Symbols in any position on the reels after a spin, you will be awarded Free Spins.
Free Spins works as follows:
Please note: you cannot adjust Wild Symbols or Wild Multipliers during Free Spins.
Return to Player:
The theoretical RTP (Return to Player) is 95.99%.
The following buttons are used to play Wild Gambler 2: Arctic Adventure:
Info – select this to open the Info Pages, which includes the Paytable and information on Special Features.
Options – select this to adjust your preferences for Lock & Spin.
+/- Line Bet – use these buttons to increase or decrease the Line Bet.
Auto Play – select this to choose a set number of spins to be played automatically.
Spin – select this to spin the reels at the current bet.
Lock & Spin – select this to spin the reels with Wild Symbols locked in place.
The upper and lower edges of the screen hold the Casino Toolbar. It contains the following buttons and displays:
Game Balance – this is your current available balance at the casino.
Cashier – this is the main banking tool at the casino. Select it to make a deposit or withdrawal, or to view your transaction history.
Play for Real Money – this option will only be available when you are playing in Fun Mode. Select it if you would like to experience Wild Gambler 2 as a real money game at William Hill Casino.
Menu (Tools) – select Menu to access these further options:
Close – select this to close the current game tab and return to the main menu.
Quick Deposit – this option allows you to make fast deposits without opening the Cashier. It may appear in a pop up window (once per session only) when your balance is running low.
Gadget Bar – when it is enabled, the Gadget Bar will appear on the right-hand side of the screen. It can contain information on online casino bonuses at William Hill, or let you play mini casino games alongside the current game.
Note on Disconnections:
If you lose internet connection when making a spin in the main game, that spin will be still be completed. The results of the spin will be displayed when you log into the casino and load the game again. If you were using Auto Play, the next scheduled spin only will be completed.
If you lose internet connection when playing the Free Spins Bonus, the next Free Spin will be completed. When you re-establish a connection, and load the game again, you will be able to see the results of that spin. You can then continue playing the feature from where you left off. All Wild Symbols and Multipliers will be restored to the original positions.
Note on Malfunctions:
A game malfunction will void all bets, with the stake returned to the player.