The team over at Microgaming really heated things up a notch with its highly anticipated 2013 release of the online pokies Playboy game. This game has everything you’d expect from the Playboy brand (excluding the nudity – sorry boys!), including sexy women, sexy cars and the allure of wealth. Read on to find out how and where to play for real money bets at the best online casinos.
Where to play Microgaming's Playboy pokies game
This is a classy game, with a chic black and chrome interface and simple display that makes for enjoyable gameplay. With the combination of the trademark Playboy sexiness and Microgaming’s sophisticated design, it’s absolutely no wonder why this was the most popular virtual pokies game of 2013.
Playboy pokies gameplay features
Playboy is a 243-payline, five-reel pokie game of medium volatility. The reels are adorned with sexy ladies and sexy items like motorcycles, watches, yachts and cash, with appearances by the famous Playboy bunny logo and Playboy magazine covers.
Microgaming adopted an advanced player award system that allows users to unlock higher pay-tables as they progress through the game. This is called the Achievement system and you can watch as your achievements bar goes up every time you land a winning line. The achievement bar will eventually progress the player to a Platinum pay-table, rewarding increased payouts per win.
Coin denominations range from 0.01 to 0.10 with a maximum bet of $15.00 per spin. All bets and winnings are available in Australian dollars. Note the minimum and maximum bets are subject to change.
Playboy game bonuses
This game has a great range of bonuses on offer, with the stand-out being the Playboy Club. The Playboy Club Bonus Rounds are activated when three of more Playboy Magazines (scatter symbols) are spun, resulting in four different bonus rounds that increase in value each time a player lands the Playboy Club bonus. Each round is named after a Playboy model:
Sofia Bonus Round: Triggering the Playboy Club bonus five to nine times will result in 15 free spins with a Running Wilds feature that adds one additional wild per reel.
Ashley Bonus Round: Triggering the Playboy Club bonus ten times results in 20 free spins with a Rolling Reels feature that multiplies winnings from 2x to 5x.
Jillian Bonus Round: Triggering the Playboy Club bonus 15 times or more results in 25 free spins with the addition of the Wild Night feature that can show up randomly to turn up to five reels wild.
The wild in this game is the Playboy bunny logo, which results in a 2x multiplier when appearing in a winning line.
Why we love the online Playboy slot game
Does one really need to answer that question? What’s not to love about the Playboy clichés brought to life in an online pokies game playable for real money, and has the potential to bring in some excellent winnings? The world of online pokies just wouldn’t be complete without the Hugh Hefner touch.
Although a medium volatile game, the range of bonus rounds brings the potential for some hefty winnings. Serious players who are prepared to invest more time and cash into Playboy pokies will be the real winners here, with the achievements feature definitely benefiting them in the long run. It’s nice to see games rewarding their most dedicated players and is just another reason why we love the Playboy slot.
Maybe the only thing that could have made the game better was if Microgaming had opted to use more ‘real life’ images over animation – however, this pokie game was designed in 2013, so graphic options were more limited. Whil the cartoon-esque ladies mightn’t have quite the same allure as real Playboy girls, if that’s the only criticism, it’s not stopping us from playing, and says a lot about the high standard and entertainment value of this game.