Derby Dollars is a high quality online video slot game powered by Realtime Gaming. As the name infers, the theme of this game has to do with a major horseracing derby and features images of thoroughbred horses, jockeys, trophies and the like. The backdrop to the game is a racetrack with a crowded stadium overlooking the main racing event.
The cartoon-like graphics are high quality and give the game a classy feel however there is no real animation to speak of in the slot itself. The sound effects and background music are realistic and entertaining which makes this a pleasant overall slot experience that most people will enjoy.
5-Reel Horseracing Themed Slot
Behind the racing theme of Derby Dollars lies a simple slot setup of 5 reels with 20 paylines. The game itself comes with a number of bonuses features including wild symbols, scatter symbols, free spins multipliers and a random progressive jackpot prize.
On the reels, players of online casino slot games will find a host of images all relating to a classic horse race including the horses, the jockey, binoculars, a trophy, a gold coin and a lady dressed up in a fancy hat. To complete the reels, the game uses the standard set of high card symbols that have been styled to blend into the racing theme.
Horse Wild Symbol
The wild symbol in Derby Dollars is the horse symbol. As one of the most important aspects of any horse race, a quality thoroughbred horse is a much prized possession. The wild symbol in this game can be used to substitute for any of the other standard reel symbols in order to create a winning combination. The only symbol the wild symbol cannot substitute for is the gold coin scatter symbol. The wild symbol is also the highest paying symbol of the game and is the key to triggering the standard jackpot. Finding all five horse wild symbols across the reels will trigger the slot jackpot of 3333 coins.
Free Spins Gold Coin Scatter Symbol
The gold coin symbol in Derby Dollars acts as the game’s scatter symbol. The scatter symbol plays two roles. For starters the scatter symbol acts as a multiplier where it can multiply the players total bet by 50 times for all five symbols across the reels. The scatters symbol is also the key to triggering the free spin bonus round. To trigger the free spin bonus round players need to land 2 or more scatter symbols from left to right. The number of scatter symbols landed on the reels determines the number of free spins awarded. 2 scatter symbols awards 5 free spins while 3 scatter symbols awards 10 free spins, 4 scatters symbols awards 15 free spins and all five scatter symbols across the reels awards 25 free spins.
Derby Dollars Auto Play Feature
During the free spin round in Derby Dollars, all wins are tripled and the free spin round can be re-trigged during the game. For all of those expert and serious slot players out there, the game also includes and auto play feature. With the auto play feature, players can select how many spins the slot should make before it stops. Players can also set the time between spins to speed up or slow down the pace of the game.