Havana Cubana Slot Review
Havana Cubana is a 5×4 video slot with the theme revolving around Cuba and entertainments that a man can get there: full-flavored cigars, a good rum and a refreshing mojito. Having a classic set of features, the slot still offers some bonus extras such as stacked wilds and Bally’s staple Directional Wilds. The gameplay is fast and winnings take place very often since Havana Cubana is a low-volatile slot. It is beyond doubt that you will love the game if you prefer big wagers since the maximum line bet is as high as $10.
The slot comes with a bright assortment of Cuba-related items such as domino tiles, cigars, maracas, rum bottles, cigar boxes and mojito cocktails. The highest-paying symbols are cigar boxes ($2000), rum ($2500) and mojitos ($3000). Given that the minimum and maximum bets are $0.40 and $400 per spin, the win values do not look impressive. However, it should be noted that the slot has frequent winnings, which come at the expense of win sizes. There are also playing card icons J, Q, K and A. They pay out up to $1200 for three, four or five of a kind.
When you select a bet size, all the 40 paylines are activated automatically and you cannot change their number. To reduce or increase a bet price, you are to click “+” or “-“ buttons on the “Per Line” indicator that has the minimum and maximum figures of $0.01 and $10 respectively.
A woman with an olive-tinted skin is a wild symbol in the slot. It helps regular pics form winning combinations and can complete combos by itself when 3 or more appear on a payline. Landing five wilds awards $3000, the same as five mojitos.
There are many types of wild symbols invented by software vendors. Some varieties are used by many vendors, for example, an expanding wild. In Havana Cubana, Bally utilize a unique Direction Wild feature that is exclusive to this provider only and it knows no equals in respect of its functionality. A directional wild is depicted by a compass having an arrow. It can appear on the second and fourth reels only. When a directional wild becomes visible on the screen, the arrow on it begins rotating and then points to any of the four directions: up, down, left or right. All symbols that are situated in that direction will morph into standard wild symbols. If, for example, the Directional Wild appears on reel 2 and points toward the right edge of the reels, all pictures on reels 3, 4 and 5, which are on the same straight line as the directional wild become standard wilds.
Scatter and free spins
Five free spins are activated when three scatters pop up on reels 2, 3 and 4. In addition to bonus spins, you are awarded x3 the total stake. Free spins cannot be retriggered but this is compensated for if at least one directional wild appears. During free spins, this appealing symbol lands on the central reel only. Once in place, the directional wild will morph certain symbols into standard wilds according to the rules as stated above, and stay in its position for the remainder of free spins.
Havana Cubana is a low-variance slot with 5 reels, 30 fixed paylines and a $3000 jackpot. Free spins are the most money-generating feature as they are fitted with locked directional wilds that can give massive wins.