Monopoly Grand Hotel Slot Review
Monopoly has featured on a number of different slot games and now it's back with a new variation. Monopoly Grand Hotel from Scientific Games and Shuffle Master offers players the opportunity to win 1 of 4 jackpots as well as enjoy free game bonus rounds. The slot takes it's inspiration from the fact that hotels on the traditional board game are usually the best way to get big money!
Monopoly Grand Hotel is a 5 reel 50 payline slot. The colourful looking slot appears on a backdrop of Monopoly dollars and cash. On the reels you'll find popular icons such as Rich Uncle Pennybags, Go, dice and game tokens such as the dog, car and ship. Lower paying symbols are represented by J, Q, K and A. The top paying symbol is the free parking symbol that pays x10 for 5 on a win line.
Wagering on Monopoly Grand Hotel starts at 25p a spin, but this can be increased up to £200 when playing at Casumo. This maximum wager may vary from site to site. Select Autoplay to determine how many spins you'd like to play. You can also stop Autoplay based on how much you win or lose. Select the small button to the left of the spin button to enter Autoplay.
This slot has an abundance of bonus features. Rich Uncle Pennybags acts as a wild on reels 2, 3, 4 and 5 only - and that's perhaps the easiest bonus to comprehend. During the base game scatter symbols of Go, Red Hotels and Green Houses will also appear on the reels. These lead to free games and the chance to win 1 of the 4 jackpots available.
Three Go symbols will activate the Go Feature. Spin the Go reel to determine the prize. This could be free games, a cash prize or a jackpot. If free games are won then these will total 6 spins with a free parking multiplier bonus of x5 to x20 the total bet. With the houses and hotels you need to get 6 on the reels to win the bonus values they show plus enter a set of free games.
During the free games Chance Cards may appear. These cards may trigger any of the games features. A total of 15 extra sets of free spins can be triggered when in the free games round. We're pretty sure we've missed something out but as you can see there are a few layers of complexity to Monopoly Grand Hotel.
Monopoly Grand Hotel is a stylish looking slot and Shuffle Master have done a fantastic job with the design. There's plenty to enjoy about the game too thanks to the various bonus features. In some senses they do feel a bit over egged. Despite numerous spins we saw no hide or hair of getting close to six hotels/houses on the reels. That said the Go bonus round did generate a Mini Jackpot win.
We'd have loved to have seen a progressive jackpot as part of this game, but the Mini, Minor, Major and Grand jackpots are nice addition. The Return To Player is 95.42% and that makes it low/medium variance. Grand Hotel is a good addition to the Monopoly slots stable - it's playable on mobile, tablet and desktop and is available at a number of popular sites.