Enter this fascinating bamboo forest with giant and golden pandas. You will see lotus flowers, temples, and all kinds of Chinese-culture related symbols. Stacked panda and wilds with multipliers in free spins mode will give you more cash rewards. If you want to test your luck further, you can use the gamble feature and double your winnings.
BetSoft released Bamboo Rush on September 9, 2019. The provider decided to use the Eastern theme to attract players from the Asian market. But every punter can find something for himself here. The action spins around the golden panda. It activates the free games and includes a wild multiplier. Also, a giant stacked panda can give you more and boost your casino account.
Bamboo Rush uses a grid of 5 reels and 4 rows thus allowing for up to 20 symbols to land per spin. The game has 40 fixed pay-lines which reward for matching symbols from left to right. The standard symbols are mostly traditional Chinese ones related to Eastern culture. Here you have a giant panda which can appear fully stacked, a wild, and a scatter – the golden panda. The wild includes a win multiplier with values of 2x or 3x during free spins which multiply each other. Thus, they can give you a maximum of 27x boost of your winnings.
You have a gamble feature that lets you toss a coin and guess heads or tails to double your stake. Initially, you can win up to 20 free spins from the slot, re-trigger the feature and add more spins later. The maximal win achievable is 53,208 times your stake per spin. You can use all kinds of devices to play the game with stakes from 0.10 to 10 credits. The slot has an RTP of 96.90% and is with high volatility.
The slot takes place in a bamboo forest which looks blurry as a background scene. This lets you focus on the action happening on the reels. There are typical Chinese culture-related symbols. Here is a nice classic panda and a golden one, a light-purple lotus flower, the yin and yang symbol. You will see a Chinese temple, the game logo, 3 golden coins, and the card royals. The latter has a different colour each. The reels’ background is in dark blue. While you are playing, you will be listening to a melodic traditional Chinese tune.
Below the playing grid, you will see the stake sizes, the spin and autoplay buttons, the info and the music icons. You also have a window with a double-up button letting you gamble your winnings. Every time you land 2 golden panda symbols, the spinning of each of the other reels will highlight a different tune. This increases the tension with great expectations on landing land a 3rd scatter. The slot is very colourful with perfect images and a pleasant design. The soundtrack completes it well.
The high-value symbols include a giant panda, a Chinese temple, and the yin and yang icons. The giant panda is the top player and it can land fully stacked. It pays 0.20, 1, 10, and 250 times your stake for 2, 3, 4, and 5 symbols on any of the lines. The yin and yang icon has a return of 2, 5, and 25 times your stake for 3, 4, and 5 of a kind combinations. The Chinese temple gives you from 1.50 to 12.50 times your stake for 3 to 5 symbols.
The mid-value symbols are the purple lotus, the ‘Bamboo Rush’ game logo, the 3 Chinese golden coins, and the A card. The lotus returns from 1x to 4x stake, the game logo and the 3 golden coins – 0.80 to 3 times your stake for 3 to 5 symbols. The A has a payout of 0.50 to 2.50 for 3 to 5 symbol on a line.
The standard low-value symbols are the K, Q, J, and 10 cards. The K, Q, and J pay equally: 3 to 5 matching symbols return 0.30 to 1.50 times your stake. The 10 is the lowest in payout symbol – 3 to 5 of it give you 0.20 to 1 time your stake. There is a green wild symbol which holds a multiplier size during free spins. It appears on reels 2, 3, and 4 only substituting for regular missing symbols.
There is a gamble feature active during the base game which is called Double Up Game. Every time you score a win on any spin you can use it to double your winnings. Harness your inner Zen and collect more by flipping a coin and picking a winning side. If you guess it, your stake will be doubled. The feature is inactive after the Free Spins. You can gamble half or all of your winnings by selecting ‘GAMBLE ALL’ or ‘GAMBLE 50%’ and then choose heads or tails. You can continue to put at stake your winnings or collect them at any time.
There is a golden panda scatter which gives you cash rewards and activates the free games. Its gives you the following.
The Golden Panda pays in any position unlike the rest of the symbols. You can re-trigger the games while playing them. The landing of the wild symbol during free spins can boost your winnings with multipliers of x2 or x3! The wild is the green symbols with the ‘WILD’ written on it and has a multiplier attached to it. When you land 2 or more wilds with multipliers, they will multiply their values and increase your winnings. Getting 3 multipliers with 3x value on them, for example, give you 27x boost.
Bamboo Rush is a video slot that will appeal mainly to high rollers. Its volatility is also high and scoring wins takes a few spins. The max win potential of 53,208 x wager is more than enough and it has a gamble feature as an added extra. The design is nice in Chinese style. If you like the theme and the amounts that you can score, give it a try and have rewarding playtime!