The Wizard of Oz is a modern spin on an old cinematic classic brought to slot players around the world by WMS. It works with a traditional 5 reels and 30 pay-lines. But before you venture down the Yellow Brick Road with a song in your heart and skip in your step remember to find out the betting protocols. The minimum bet for this slot is $0.01, but all lines must be bet in order to power a spin. The maximum bet is $5.00 at $150.00 per spin. Like many of the WMS slots Oz has an autoplay feature so that you can set your spins to be uninterrupted, (except for feature bonus rounds) for up to 200 spins.
The symbols of this game are fun and each one has a different value. The most important one might just be the wild symbol which is the game’s logo. The Jackpot symbol and there is also the Emerald City as the feature symbol. The wild symbol will substitute for all symbols except for the bonus and the feature symbol. Should the jackpot symbol appear on all five reels then you will be treated to a nice win but only in regular play.
Landing three bonus feature symbols, “Emerald City” anywhere on reels one, three and five will trigger the “Oz Pick” feature. This feature will either award you instant cash, the “Road to Emerald City” feature or the Winged Monkey feature. Intermingled in all of that is the “Glinda the Good Witch” bonus. When she appears expanding wilds will commence.
Should you choose the golden medallion that awards you the “Winged Monkey” feature then you will win eight free spins. The Monkey immediately becomes a wild symbols. Should three of the Monkey symbols appear at one time then you will be prompted to click anywhere on the screen to make the monkey appear on the screen. The Monkey will remove random symbols and leave wilds behind. Should you get three more then it will re-trigger the feature.
The “Road to Emerald City” is super exciting and one of the favorites. You begin by getting to select one of the emeralds. From there you will reveal a character and be sent to either the Scarecrow Corn Field, Tin Man Apple Orchard, Cowardly Lion Dark Forest or Wicked Witch Castle. In each of the phases of the game you will select a charm and reveal the Emerald City icon and then sent to the gates of the City. Different characters will award you prizes should you make it through the gates.
We’re off to the see the Wizard... And yes, if you are lucky you will make it to the Emerald City and meet with the Wizard all the while enjoying the company of your friends Dorothy, The Tinman, Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion. Even the Winged Monkey will make you a little happier than Toto felt in the movie. WMS gaming has done an awesome job of recreating the cinematic icon in grand slot style. There are free game bonuses, the Emerald City Bonus as well as the Winged Monkey bonus that will boost your bankroll. Let Glinda the Good Witch charm you with her expanding wilds. Just click your coins together and let luck be your guide. Remember the benefit of online slots; “there’s no place like home.”
Winning free spins is a great adventure but, you get so much more with Wizard of Oz. A simple maximum bet can quickly turn into $4,000 or with one lucky selection after another. There is no need to bet maximum to get maximum enjoyment. The key to playing this game online is to just have fun. Bet as much as you can without breaking the bank so that you capitalize on it when the special bonus games do appear. The largest amount one can win with Wizard of Oz is a jackpot of 10,000.
The Wizard of Oz symbol is wild. The Emerald City is what is needed to trigger the bonus games. The Jackpot symbol is the “Jackpot Symbol” and you will want to see Glinda the Good witch come in and trigger expanding wilds. When the bonus round is triggered you will select one of the feature symbols that could either grant you immediate cash winnings, the Emerald City round or the or the Winged Monkey Round. The Flying monkey round means free spins.
The Emerald City brings you a myriad of choices including instant money wins that can be substantial in size.
Free spins are awarded during the Winged Monkey Bonus. This is a fun bonus that not only awards you with free spins but there are bonuses every time a Winged Monkey symbol appears and from there symbols become wilds boosting up your overall winnings.
The Wizard of Oz jackpot opportunity is valued at 10,000 and occurs when the Jackpot symbol appears on all five reels. In addition to the very valuable jackpot are numerous opportunities to multiply your original wager and earn some very lucrative boosts to your bankroll.