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Best Online Slot Games 2019

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Which are the best slot games of 2019? Here’s our list, what do you think?

  • Play Dead Or Alive 2 at Volt Casino
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    Dead Or Alive 2 is of course the sequel to Net Ent’s much loved high variance thriller Dead or Alive.  With only 9 paylines, it can be played for under 10p a spin.  Dead Or Alive 2 has a choice of three different bonus rounds – one with an increasing multiplier, one with sticky wilds and a 2x multiplier as seen in the original game and a super high variance version of the sticky wilds.

    The new game is so graphically superior to the old one and one of the bonus rounds so close to the original that it is hard to see why anyone would choose to play the earlier game now.

    Dead or Alive 2 has RTP of 96.8% and the highest variance version of the bonus round can potentially pay out more than 100,000 x stake – no prizes for guessing how unlikely that is though!

  • Play Fluffy In Space at Buzz Bingo
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    Fluffy In Space is Eyecon’s latest sequel to the hugely popular Fluffy Favourites.  Like its predecessors it has 25 paylines but in other ways it is a bit different – and not just because the cuddly toys are wearing space helmets, boots etc.  The pink elephants are present and they still twerk, but there’s a different wild symbol.  Three or more elephants anywhere on the reels trigger the Fluffy In Space feature; 3 respins take place with the elephants sticky and whenever another elephant shows up the number of respins is reset to 3 again.  The respins themselves do not pay anything out, but at the end of the feature each elephant turns round to reveal a multiplier which is applied to the original stake.

    Fluffy In Space also has a free spins bonus round which is triggered by three or more Planet scatters; it is only 6 free spins but can be retriggered multiple times.  This game is bound to appeal to any fan of the other Fluffy games and the Fluffy In Space feature adds a new dimension to an old favourite.

    Fluffy In Space comes in a progressive jackpot version as well as in a regular version; the regular version has RTP of 96.355% and the jackpot version (which has mega, maxi and mini jackpots) has RTP of 90.16% excluding the jackpot.  In both cases the minimum spin value is 25p.


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  • Play Fishin’ Frenzy Megaways at Gala Spins
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    Fishin’ Frenzy Megaways is a pumped up revamp of the classic Blueprint slot from 2014.  The original had just 10 paylines but in the Megaways version, the 6 reels give up to 15,625 ways to win (depending, as always with Megaways, on the number of symbols that land on each reel which varies from spin to spin).  It’s one of the more straightforward Megaways slots out there, without the horizontal reel and exploding symbols of the quintessential Megaways game Bonanza.

    Just as in the original, the fisherman scatter is the key symbol, both for triggering the free spins bonus round and getting big wins once in there; the fish symbols come with price tags representing what you can win in the bonus round if you spin them at the same time as a fisherman.  The game does a great job of combining the look and feel of the original with the thrill of the Megaways mechanic, and in common with many other Megaways slots it has a Buy The Bonus feature whereby a player can pay 100x stake to trigger the bonus round immediately.

    Fishin’ Frenzy Megaways has RTP of 95.02%

    * 18+. New customers only. Certain countries only. Min deposit and spend £10 cash on any Jackpot King game = £40 bonus. x20 wagering reqs apply. Bonus valid for 7 days. Selected games only. T&Cs apply.

  • Play Kingdoms Rise: Reign Of Ice at The Sun Vegas
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    Kingdoms Rise: Reign of Ice is the latest release in the new Kingdoms Rise series of fantasy themed progressive jackpot slots by Playtech and is very loosely themed on Norse mythology.  As in the earlier games in the series (Forbidden Forest, Guardians of the Abyss and Sands of Fury), you collect tokens as you play which can be redeemed in the Kingdoms Rise shop against bonus rounds from any of the four games.  In the case of Reign of Ice, one of these is the regular bonus round, the Hammer Respins, in a regular and enhanced version and there’s also two bonus rounds that can’t be triggered in the game normally.  There’s a regular progressive jackpot plus a daily jackpot and a value limited jackpot.

    Reign of Ice has 25 lines and can be played from 10p a spin.  The RTP including the jackpot contribution and the tokens is 96.07% – without either it is 92.08%.

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  • Play Raging Rhino Megaways at Gala Spins
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    Raging Rhino Megaways by SG is a Megaways revamp of a high variance classic.  The original Raging Rhino had 4096 ways to win; the Megaways version bumps this up to a staggering 117, 649 ways (when all reels have the maximum number of symbols).

    Raging Rhino Megaways plays very like Bonanza, with cascading wins and a horizontal reel at the top which is the only place that wilds appear in the base game (they appear on some of the other reels in the bonus round).  The bonus round is also classic Megaways.  An initial 8 free spins are triggered by getting 4 or more scatters – and can be retriggered by getting three or more scatters during the bonus round.  The multiplier starts at 1 and goes up with every win cascade.

    This game will appeal to fans of the original Raging Rhino game and anyone who enjoys a Megaways slot.  It has RTP of 96.18% and can be played at spin values from 20p to £20.

    * 18+. New customers only. Certain countries only. Min deposit and spend £10 cash on any Jackpot King game = £40 bonus. x20 wagering reqs apply. Bonus valid for 7 days. Selected games only. T&Cs apply.

  • Play TED Jackpot King at Foxy Bingo
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    TED Jackpot King by Blueprint Gaming brings everyone’s favourite naughty teddy bear into the very popular Jackpot King progressive jackpot system.  Jackpot King is an operator specific jackpot and can be much larger at some sites than others, in some places a mere 6 figures and in others exceeding £2 million.  The Jackpot King bonus game can be triggered on any spin and apart from that the game is the same old TED we know and love, with its 6 bonus features and 5 bonus rounds.

    TED Jackpot King has RTP of 93.02% excluding the jackpot contribution and can be played from 10p a spin.

    * 18+. New players only. Min £10 deposit & wager. £40 Bonus valid on Bingo only. 4x wag req. 14 days to meet wagering req. Offer expires in 14 days. T&Cs apply. Please play responsibly

  • Play 88 Fortunes Megaways at CasinoCasino
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    88 Fortunes Megaways by Scientific Games is a Megaways reboot of the original slot game from 2016, itself based on a physical slot machine.  It has up to 117,649 ways to win depending on how many symbols land on each of the 6 reels, and the extra horizontal reel adjacent to reels 2-5 and exploding wins feature that are common to a great many Megaways slots.

    The special feature of 88 Fortunes Megaways is the option to play with anything from 1 to 5 gold symbols; turning a symbol gold makes wins worth 20x more or thereabouts, but changes the base stake; the cheapest spin is 8p with one gold symbol and 88p with all 5.  RTP varies from 96.06% to 96.36%.

    88 Fortunes Megaways also has a free spins bonus round which can be triggered either by scatters or via a pick-me feature (randomly awarded by the Fu Bat wild symbol) which also awards a starting multiplier.



    * New players only, min deposit £10, wagering 40x bonus, max bet £5 with bonus funds, live casino play excluded with bonus, 100% up to £100 on 1st deposit, welcome bonus excluded for players depositing with Skrill or Neteller, no max cashout on deposit offers, alwasy 10% cashback applies to deposits where no bonus is included, eligibility is restricted for suspected abuse

  • Play Reel Rush 2 at Lucky VIP Casino
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    Reel Rush 2 by Net Ent is the sequel to the original Reel Rush game from 2013.  Like the original, it has classic platformer video game styling and a distinctive 45 way diamond shaped reels arrangement, with extra positions that are unlocked on respins after every won, increasing the numbers of ways to win up to a maximum of 1875 ways on the fifth respin.  Starting with only one symbol in play on reel 1 (which can’t be a wild), it can be hard to get the string of wins going but there are some random bonus features that help by awarding a re-spin on a loss, turning symbols wild or unlocking extra parts of the play area.  Reel Rush 2 also has a 3125 way Free Spins bonus round (triggered by unlocking the whole of the play area) which turns into Super Free Spins (with a progressive multiplier going up on every win) if the player has collected enough tokens through play, gambles or pays to top them up to the required 2000.

    Basically, this is a buy the bonus round slot – but instead of being able to buy it straight off (which is no longer allowed in the UK), you have to wait for the basic bonus round to be triggered before you can buy the upgrade.

    Reel Rush 2 can be played from 20p a spin and has RTP of 95.53%  – 96.58%; the variable RTP is because there is a slightly higher RTP attached to buying Super Tokens to upgrade the bonus round than to playing it as is or gambling.

    * Min. 1st dep. of £10-£100. Max bonus £150 on selected slots; 25x wagering on the sum of deposit & bonus applies. Max convertible to real is £500. T&C's Apply.

  • Play Sweet Bonanza at Space Wins
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    Sweet Bonanza by Pragmatic Play is a medium to high volatility slot played on a 6 x 5 grid; the symbols are all sweets and gummy fruits.  The aim is to collect 8 or more of the same symbol and these can be anywhere on screen, not necessarily adjacent to each other. Winning combos explode and more symbols tumble down and this continues until there are no more wins.

    Sweet Bonanza has two bet levels.  At the 20 coin level there is the option to buy the bonus round for 100x total bet (e.g. £200 at a £2 spin value).  At the 25 coin level the chance of triggering the bonus round naturally (with 4 or more scatters) is doubled but there is no option to buy it.

    The bonus round starts at 10 free spins and 5 more are added whenever 3 or more scatters land on the reels while the bonus round is playing.  The free spins take place on a special set of reels with multiplier symbols included.  The RTP ranges from 95.45% to 94.5% and it can be played at spin values from 20p.

    * New players only, min deposit £10, £8 max win per 10 spins, max bonus conversion £250, 65x wagering requirements and full T&Cs apply

  • Play Tome of Madness at Royalbet
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    Tome of Madness – or Rich Wilde and the Tome of Madness to give the game its full name – is a new slot by Play’N’Go, played on a 5×5 grid.  The full name is significant, as Rich Wilde’s previous appearance was in the wildly popular slot game Book Of Dead, but Tome of Madness is more in the vein of other Play’N’Go grid based games such as Viking Runecraft and Rise of Olympus.

    Wins are on clusters of 4 or more matching symbols; winning symbols explode and more symbols drop down to fill the gaps.  Win over an Eye Mark and/or charge the portal with cascading wins to add 2 special wilds to the grid which in turn can trigger portal effects.  Win on 42 symbols to open the portal and enter the Other World bonus round with added portal effects; win over all the Eye Marks in the bonus round to summon the Cthulhu Mega Wild and the chance to win big.

    Tome of Madness is high variance with RTP of 96.59% and can be played from 10p a spin.

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  • Play Rainbow Riches Megaways at Cash Arcade
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    Rainbow Riches Megaways sees the Megaways treatment given to arguably the most popular slot of all time (as far as UK players players are concerned, anyway).  The base game is very similar to other Megaways gems such as Bonanza – it has the familar horizontal reel at the top and cascading wins. The Super Gem symbol, which transforms all gems on the reels into the same gem, is also nothing new.  The bonus round is also typical of Megaways slots rather than of other Rainbow Riches games – it is free spins with an increasing multiplier.

    Where it gets interesting is in theways in which the bonus round can be triggered apart from by the usual 4 bonus symbols.  The Buy Pass triggers it instantly for 100x stake and if bought, the bonus round can be gambled using the Take A Chance feature, which awards a better bonus round or nothing.  Players can also save up for the bonus round by using the Bank feature which allows some or all winnings to be held to reduce the price of the Buy Pass (if you leave the game without buying it the winnings return to your wallet)

    Rainbow Riches Megaways has RTP of 96% and this goes up to 96.661% – 96.863% if the Buy Pass is used.  The “Take A Chance” gamble does not have a house edge.  The game can be played from 20p a spin.

    * New players only, min deposit £10, £8 max win per 10 spins, max bonus conversion £250, 65x wagering requirements and full T&Cs apply

  • Play Village People Macho Moves at Lucky VIP Casino
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    Village People Macho Moves is a fun 15 line slot from Microgaming featuring cartoon versions of the iconic disco group, periodically breaking into a dance routine.  Village People hits play in the background.

    Each of the 6 group members has his own “Macho Move” modifier for the spins bonus round – all versions of which are triggered through play by collecting 5 VP Wild symbols from one of the reels.  Although the bonus round is just 5 free spins, the modifiers are capable of creating some very sizeable wins.

    The RTP of Village People Macho Moves is 96% and the minimum spin value is 20p.

    * Min. 1st dep. of £10-£100. Max bonus £150 on selected slots; 25x wagering on the sum of deposit & bonus applies. Max convertible to real is £500. T&C's Apply.

  • Play Well Of Wishes at Mecca Bingo
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    Well of Wishes is a 2019 slot game that is part of Red Tiger’s daily jackpot series.  Some larger operators have their own daily jackpot and others operate across networks of skins.   As well as a daily jackpot that is guaranteed to drop before midnight, the game has two other progressive jackpots (varying from operator to operator).

    The game itself is a 10 line slot with two bonus features.  Lucky Coins symbols can land on any spin: as well as scoring as wilds they are collected and stored.  Once a collection of 5 coins is completed they are thrown into the wishing well which turns all symbols of the same random type wild.  Lucky Spins symbols trigger the free spins bonus round and to make it easier to collect three of them, any Lucky Spin symbols that turn up lock in place for the following spin.  During the bonus round, extra free spins can be added by completing a collection of Lucky Coins and any symbols turned wild by the Wishing Well stay wild until the end of the bonus round.

    Well of Wishes has RTP of 93.08% and can be played at stake levels from 10p to £40 a spin.

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  • Play Butterfly Staxx 2 at Volt Casino
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    Butterfly Staxx 2 is the sequel to Net Ent’s very popular original game.  It has 40 lines and the same game mechanic as the original, with stacked butterflies flying to the leftmost reel and triggering a respin.  Butterfly Staxx 2 has multiple play areas which open up when multiple stacks are in play and in the Butterfly Spins bonus round, all three play areas are active.  Butterfly Staxx 2 also has the alternate Butterfly Frenzy bonus round which is a pick-me.

    Butterfly Staxx 2 can be played from 25p a spin and has RTP of 96.35%.

  • Play Break Da Bank Again Respin at Peachy Games
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    Break Da Bank Again Respin by Gameburger for Microgaming s a 9 line slot and as you’d expect from the name it is the latest in a long running series.  The big gimmick is the respin feature (disabled on autoplay for obvious reasons).  At the end of each spin, every reel has a respin option with a displayed price.  Players can respin individual reels as many times as they like, paying each time, to try and complete a win or trigger the free spins bonus round.

    Break Da Bank Again Respin also has a 5x multiplier wild symbol and this is particularly lucrative during the bonus round as it stacks with the 5x multiplier applied to all bonus round wins.

    Break Da Bank Again Respin can be played from 9p a spin, with respins priced from 1p (but expect useful respins to cost more).  The RTP is 96.08% for the base game and 96.58% for respins.


  • Play Pirates’ Plenty Battle For Gold at Betfair Arcade
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    Pirates’ Plenty Battle For Gold by Red Tiger is the 2019 sequel to the prevous year’s Pirates’ Plenty The Sunken Treasure.  As with all of Red Tiger’s games the jackpot arrangements and jackpot size vary from operator to operator.  There may be more than one daily jackpot, or a grand jackpot that isn’t bounded by time or value.  With these games, though, it’s really, all about the daily jackpots and the busier the operator, the bigger they get.

    Like its predecessor, Pirates Plenty Battle For Gold has an extra play area, the Wild Island Row, which starts off locked: collect 50 map symbols (expect this to takes thousands of spins) to unlock it for all future play at the same stake level, upping the paylines from 20 to 30.  There’s a free spins bonus round with extra wilds and another bonus feature, the Wild Monkey symbol which steals all the low paying symbols and triggers a respin with just the high paying symbols, but neither seem common.

    Pirates Plenty Battle For Gold has RTP of 95.67% including the jackpot.  It can be played from 20p a spin.

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  • Play Foxin’ Twins at Slots Racer
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    Foxin’ Twins is the latest instalment in the classic NextGen slot game saga.  It is played on two adjacent 3 x 5 reels arrays each with 25 lines, and has the Superbet feature seen in previous game in the series and in other NextGen slots including Merlin’s Millions.  Double the stake gets you a level 1 Superbet and quadruple the stake gets you a level 2 Superbet.  What Superbet does is to enhance the two wild features.

    On the blue reel set, fox cubs can add extra wilds to all reels with a level 2 Superbet, to reels 2-4 only with a level 1 Superbet, and reel 3 only with Superbet off.  On the green reel set, a random multiplier can appear for wins including a wild – x5, x10 or x20 for a level 2 Superbet, x3, x5 or x10 for a level 1 Superbet and x2, x3 or x5 with Superbet off.  Two additional randomly triggered features create more green(multiplier) wilds.

    There’s a free spins bonus round which is triggered by getting three or more scatters anywhere across both reel sets.  The more scatters, the more free spins – all the way from the 10 spins for 3 scatters up to 100 for 10 scatters.  During the free spins, both extra features can be triggered on any spin and all paylines are both ways.

    Foxin’ Twins can be played from 25p a spin (50p or £1 for the two Superbet levels) and has RTP of 95.25% with Superbet off, 95.75% with level 1 active and 96.75% with level 2 active.

  • Play Snake at Casper Games
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    Snake is a 20 line slot by Gamevy/Gluck which has been designed to look like the retro phone game of the same name – and what’s more, one of the bonus rounds is a playable game of Snake!  There’s also a free spins bonus round and lots of fun snake animations. – it’s an absolute delight for anyone who is into retro gaming.

    Snake has an unusually high RTP of 98.005% and can be played from 20p a spin.

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  • Play Golden Glyph at Gala Spins
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    Golden Glyph by Quickspin is an Egyptian themed slot game played on a 7×7 grid and is reminiscent of games such as Viking Runecraft and Tome of Madness.  Win by scoring clusters of 5 or more of the same symbol; each winning cluster explodes and spawns a Power Wild and then other symbols drop down to fill the gaps.  If the Power Wild then forms part of a another winning cluster, a power up is triggered which helps create more wins.  Progress through 4 power ups to trigger the free spins bonus round with a wandering wild whose mulitplier increases with each win that includes it.

    Golden Glyph can be played from 20p a spin and has RTP of 96.19%.

    * 18+. New customers only. Certain countries only. Min deposit and spend £10 cash on any Jackpot King game = £40 bonus. x20 wagering reqs apply. Bonus valid for 7 days. Selected games only. T&Cs apply.

  • Play Ozzy Osbourne at Slots Rush
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    Ozzy Osbourne Video Slots is a 20 line slot game by NetEnt themed on the charismatic British rock star otherwise known as the Prince Of Darkness.  Trigger a re-spin or better still the free spins bonus round to activate the Symbol Spinner and the Feature Spinner and apply a bonus feature to one of the symbols; in the bonus round this happens on each spin and the effects last for the duration of the free spins which can build up to some big wins.   The Bonus Bet feature doubles the stake to increase the number of initial free spins from 4 to 5 and increase the possible multipliers during free spins.

    Ozzy Osbourne can be played from 20p a spin (40p if Bonus Bet is activated) and has RTP of 96.30% without Bonus Bet or 96.67% with Bonus Bet.

  • Play Finn’s Golden Tavern at bingo.com
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    Finn’s Golden Tavern by NetEnt is a second outing for the eponymous leprechaun and his unusual spiral reel arrangement, this time set in a pub (perfect for St Patrick’s Day!).  Collect, score and remove lines of three or more drinks or coins to send the treasure chest to the centre of the reels and trigger free spins.

    Instead of the four different free spin features in the original game that got progressively harder to trigger, Finn’s Golden Tavern has a multiplier meter in its bonus round.  The other main difference is the inclusion of the coin symbol – score a winning combo with these and you’ll collect the face value of the coins in it, not a fixed sum.

    Finn’s Golden Tavern can be played from 10p a spin and has RTP of 96.1%.

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Best Slot Games 2019

Megaways slots were undoubtedly the defining trend in online slot games throughout 2019.  Although the format dates back to the release of Bonanza at the end of 2016, the trend didn’t really get going until Big Time Gaming licensed the technology out for use by other providers. The first non BTG Megaways slot was Blueprint’s Diamond Mine back in May 2018 and by the beginning of 2019 they were coming thick and fast.  During 2019 many Megaways versions of classic games were released, among them Raging Rhino, Rainbow Riches and Fishin’ Frenzy.

It wasn’t just the Megaways reels format that made these slots so appealing, of course – most of them also included a facility to buy and/or gamble the bonus round.  We say “included” because in October 2019 the Gambling Commission put a stop to outright buying of the bonus round on the grounds that it facilitated problem gambling.  To the disappointment of many players but no doubt to the relief of some, the games in question either had the Bonus Buy facility removed or disappeared entirely from UK facing casinos.  While it is still possible to buy the bonus round in some games, it has to be done with tokens that are collected through play (in the Kingdoms Rise slots for instance) and most would agree this is a long way removed from the original concept.

Although the sort of thoroughly irresponsible repeated buying and gambling of the bonus round that was possible in the original version of Extra Chilli is no longer possible, slot game providers have a host of other ways to enable players to pay to make the game more exciting.  For example:

  • In Reel Rush 2, once the bonus round has been triggered in the usual way you can buy Super Tokens to upgrade it
  • In Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, gambling the bonus round is an integral part of the gameplay
  • In Sweet Bonanza and its Christmas themed sequel you can increase your bet from 20 to 25 coins to double the chance of triggering the bonus round
  • In 88 Fortunes Megaways you can choose from 5 bet levels to turn anything up to 5 symbols into much higher scoring golden versions
  • In Break Da Bank Again Respin you can pay to respin individual reels to try and create or improve a win, or bring on the bonus round

The other big story in online slot games during 2019 was progressive jackpots.  Although these are not new (in fact they predate online slots) the range of progressives on offer greatly expanded in 2019 thanks to Blueprint’s Jackpot King games (now including that evergreen favourite, TED) and Red Tiger’s Daily Jackpots.  The Red Tiger games are especially popular with players because of the must-drop jackpots, typically one which has to drop before it reaches £2000 and one which has to drop before midnight, although at some sites such as Heart Bingo there are two daily jackpots, an early drop and a late drop.

Both Jackpot King and Red Tiger are local area jackpots, confined to one operator or platform, so the value of the jackpot can vary rather dramatically between sites (the more players you are competing with, the bigger it will be).

What do you think the classic slot games of 2019 are, that will turn out to stand the test of time?  Have we left anything important off our list?