The main display of the Sizzling Scorpions slot game contains some nice graphics of the blazing sun and a happy scorpion figure which make the gaming experience quite engaging. A very interesting aspect of this game is that players have only a $0.50 coin available to place their bets. The bonus round is activated when players decide to bet the maximum three coins per spin by clicking on the ‘Bet Max’ tab. After betting the maximum of three coins per spin, if the special Buzzard symbol makes an appearance on the third reel, the bonus round will be kick started. Players are automatically transported to a Scorpion race. Even though players are assured of a prize for simply entering the bonus round, they can hope to win more by correctly predicting which of the three displayed scorpions will emerge winner in the race. If he correctly predicts the winner he will get 100 coins. A second place for his favorite scorpion will net him 50 coins, while a third prize will give him an assured 30 coins. The coins earned during the bonus round are displayed in a separate bonus wins box. The total amount within the Bonus Wins Box is transferred to the players’ game balance once the bonus round is exited or completed.
In all there are 9 possible winning possibilities. Payouts are made according to the payout table that is displayed on the main display screen in the game. Payouts are also dependant on the number of coins wagered by the player. Payouts go up significantly with every additional coin wagered on the spin. The maximum payout possible is 5,000 coins. This jackpot can be achieved by getting 3 Sizzling Scorpions on the reels of the game. Players who get 1 or 2 Sizzling Scorpions on their reels are also assured of a payout of 1,000 and 2,000 coins respectively. The payouts are calculated on the basis of a 0.50 credit. For example, if the player has bet two coins at the rate of 0.50 credits, his total bet value is $1. If he manages to secure 3 green seven symbols on the payline, his payout becomes 210 coins or $105. Other symbols used on the slot game include the bar and the sun. As such there are no wild symbols or scatter symbols in use during the game. The concept of multipliers is also not relevant for this game.
The Sizzling Scorpions slot game is ideal for the slot enthusiast who is just starting out. It is uncomplicated and easy to understand. The bonus round is pretty rewarding as well. More experienced slot enthusiasts would also like to play this game because its payouts are quite decent and a $1.50 bet can yield a maximum jackpot of $2500. The bold and experienced players often perform well on this slot machine.