Lucky Twins pokies review

When we play a pokie based on wealth and good fortune, we can’t help but have greater expectations to win. Released in January 2016, Lucky Twins pokies is of medium variance and has a simplistic format – perhaps too simple to be worth our time – but the high limits on offer may please some.

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How to play Lucky Twins

Lucky Twins features 5 reels but only nine paylines – meaning it is quite a simple pokie. But what really makes this online gaming machine straightforward is the lack of Bonus Rounds or Free Spins features.

The theme is quite interesting, based on twins (though twins aren’t lucky in China), but the reels are lined with Chinese symbols which represent good luck, harmony and wealth including the Lucky Meneki Neko Cat, gold nuggets, firecrackers and more.

As mentioned above, there are no special bonus rounds, or even free spins for that matter, but the maximum betting limit is quite high – perfect for high rollers.

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  • Coin sizes: 0.25, 0.50, 1.00, 2.00, 5.00, 10.00, 20.00, 25.00, 50.00, 100.00
  • Maximum coins per spin: 9
  • Maximum coins per line: 1
  • Minimum bet per spin: $0.25
  • Maximum bet per spin: $900
  • Scatter: Yes (the golden Sycee)
  • Wild: Yes (the twins holding a tray of gold)
  • Bonus rounds: No
  • Free spins: No
  • Jackpot: 25,000 coins
  • RTP: 96%

The standard pokies soundtrack featuring the classic mechanical sounds you hear at a land-based casino has been added, which can be muted in the settings. Here, you can also activate the QuickSpin feature.

Lucky Twins symbols

Microgaming regularly keep to the traditional pokie symbols of 10 to A to represent the lower value symbols and have done so here.

Lucky Twins real money Microgaming pokiesSince there aren’t any bonus features, there aren’t too many symbols to worry about – just the Scatter and the Wild. However, keep an eye out for the Lucky Twins logo symbol as it pays the highest – five of a kind will score you up to $500,000 (playing the maximum bet).

The next symbol to pay big is the Lucky Meneki Neko Cat, with five of a kind paying up to $60,000 (maximum bet). Additionally, the smallest payout when playing the maximum bet is $1000 for three of the J or Q symbols.

Scatter symbol: The Scatter symbol is the golden Sycee which is a type of currency used in China in the 20th century. Usually Scatters trigger a Free Spins feature, however since there isn’t one the symbol is only good for its payouts. The minimum of three will score you up to $1800 (playing maximum bet) while five will score you up to $45,000 (playing maximum bet).

Wild symbol: The Wild symbol is the twins holding a plate of gold. These substitute for all symbols except the Scatter to create bigger wins.

Lucky Twins features

Unfortunately, there are no special Features or Free Spins, as mentioned above, in Lucky Twins. Instead it is a simple slot where payouts are the main feature. This may be a drawback, but if you aren’t a fan of extra bonus features and prefer a simply pokie – or you are a beginner – you may enjoy the lack of features in Lucky Twins.

Our thoughts

We anticipated to see this slot roll out on the Quickfire platform in November, but something stopped Microgaming and we’ve anxiously been waiting ever since.

In January 2016, it was rolled out, but the lack of bonus features left us quite disappointed and compared with new releases as of late from the software developer, the pokie is actually quite boring in comparison.

It seems Lucky Twins is medium variance as we didn’t win regularly but when we did we were paid fairly well.

The maximum limits available are quite impressive – a maximum of $900 per spin offering high rollers a chance to make a dint in their payroll. Players with smaller bankrolls can also rejoice with a minimum of $2.25 per spin with all paylines activated available, or a minimum of $0.25 with just one payline activated too.

The graphics are quite stunning and the symbolic colours used are beautiful, but if you are one for exciting bonus rounds and free spins Lucky Twins probably isn’t for you. We recommend Lucky Twins to classic fruit machine players and high rollers only.

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Where to play Lucky Twins?

Microgaming is one of the best software developers available and you will find them at an array of online casinos, though we only recommend secure sites to keep your funds safe.

Our favourite Microgaming powered online casino is Royal Vegas Casino, offering both a downloadable and instant play platform for players. It features a $1200 welcome bonus too and you can use Lucky Twins to complete the 40x wagering requirements in the shortest possible time (pokies contribute 100% to playthrough requirements).