All casinos that offer this game offer players a chance to try the game out with a free trial version. Unfortunately, players who opt for this version of the game are not eligible to any of the payouts in the game, but it is a great way to get a feel of the game before depositing any money into the machine. Once players opt for the real money version, they are require to make deposits using coins of various denominations, with the lowest being $0.25 and the highest being $5. On each spin in Big 5, players can wager a maximum of 3 coins in a spin, making the highest possible wager worth $15, and so this game is best suited to low rollers.
Apart from the Cherry symbol, all the symbols in this game have a payout only when they appear thrice in the payline. The Cherry symbol however rewards the player with a payout when it appears even once. The payouts in this game depend on the number of coins deposited, and the lowest winning combination is one Cherry symbol that will pay 2, 4 or 6 coins depending on the initial wager. The Lion symbol is the jackpot symbol, rewarding the player with 2400 coins when it appears three times on the payline on a maximum wager of 3 coins in the spin. When the player wagers one or two coins, the payout for the same combination is 800 or 1600 coins respectively.
Apart from these payouts, three 5-bar symbols are worth 50, 100 or 150 coins to the player, depending on the initial wager. When there are three Cherry symbols in a single spin, then the player stands to win 20, 40 or 60 coins, three 1-bar symbols rewards the player with 10, 20 or 30 coins and finally any three Bar symbols in the spin has a payout of 5, 10 or 15 coins.