The number 8 is a lucky number in Chinese culture. It is a number that brings wealth and good health to anyone that concentrates on this number. Players will notice that the number 8 is very evident in Lucky 8 gamewhere everything is multiples of 8 apart from the number of paylines. There are five reels and twenty five paylines in this game that can be played for fun or real money. Players may choose their coin size also and are able to place a number of coins per spin giving the player more winning options when their luck comes in. In addition to all of the winning options in this game there are also two random progressive jackpots. Both the minor and major jackpots can be won at any time when playing the real money version of the game. The more players that invest in the game the greater these jackpots grow and the more exciting the potential win could be.
The Wild and Rewarding Emperor
The emperor is the wild symbol and he can substitute for other symbols therefore completing winning paylines. With one wild substituting the winnings are multiplied 2x, with two wilds substituting the winnings are multiplied 3x and with three wilds the winnings benefit from an 8x multiplier. In addition the wild is also a high paying symbol awarding players 3888 coins when five appear on an active payline. Four reward the player 388 coins, three reward the player 88 coins and two reward the player 8 coins.
Free Spins and Win Win Gift
The Lucky 8 symbol is the scatter and this awards players multiplying payouts when three or more appear on the screen. Three award the player 2x the coin bet placed, four award the player 8x the coin bet placed and five award the player 88x the coin bet placed. And with three and more of the scatter symbols on screen the player receives an initial 8 free spins during which a gong will appear and reward the player a multiplier of either 2x, 3x, 5x, or 8x the coin bet placed. The free spins can be triggered again and the player also benefits from a win win feature if he does not win enough during the free spins. It seems the Lucky 8 really is a lucky number with all the benefits and bonuses that the player can potentially win when playing the namesake slots.