The name of the game, Hand of the Devil, preempts the theme of this online slot. Hand of the Devil is one of several slots NZ created around the theme of the Underworld and the Underworlds master, the devil.
This slot was developed by Bally Technologies for land based casinos but has since been introduced to online casinos. The game takes regular poker card symbols and adorns them with accessories relating to the devil and underworld motif. For example, the Winged Spade and the Horned Diamonds.
The player is pitted against the devil in a game of 5-card draw. This slot has 5 reels and 30 pay-lines. Hand of the Devil does require players to bet on each pay-line. You can choose up to 19 different amounts to bet on each spin, ranging from 1c to $10. However, you will also have to place a bonus bet which is equal to 10x the bet per pay-line. This means that you will be placing bets of between 40c and $400 per spin.
Symbols used in Hand of the Devil
The high paying symbols of this online slots game are the Winged Spade, the Horned Diamond, the Evil Heart and Smoke covered Spade. These symbols can potentially pay out up to $10 per spin. As you can see from their names, these symbols are dedicated to the main theme of Hand of the Devil. The more common, and therefore lesser value symbols are the regular poker card symbols of the Ace, King, Queen, Jack, Nine, and Ten.
There is a Wild Symbol, the Flaming Wild which acts as a substitute for all symbols except for the Hand of the Devil symbol to help form winning combinations. This Wild can appear on reels 2, 3, 4 and 5 but will only appear during the base games. The Hand of the Devil symbol is the scatter symbol. If 3 or more of the scatter symbol appear you will be rewarded with 10 free games as well as a wild multiplier that is locked on the reel.
Hand of the Devil Free Games Bonus Feature
Hand of the Devil online slots game has a bonus feature that will award the player with 10 free games as well as scatter payouts. This bonus round is activated by at least 3 of the Hand of the Devil symbols appearing anywhere on the reels.
The player will then enter the bonus round. The devil will choose which multiplier value the wins from these 10 free wins will receive. The devil will also decide It will also decide which of the coloured poker hand symbols will be the Wild symbol during the bonus round. These 5 Hand symbols are only part of the bonus round and they have multipliers ranging from 1x the value of your winnings to 5x. The Orange Hand is the best one as it will pay out 5x the value of your winnings.
Should the poker hand that the devil chose for you appear during one of the 10 free spins, the hand will lock into place on that reels until the bonus round is complete. This will ensure greater wins.
Once all 10 of the free spins are over the counter will show how much money you have won during the bonus round before taking you back to the base game.