Who’s the Bride
Happy Riches is a converted version of Flowers made for the Asian market. The game offers double symbols, wins from all symbols including scatters and wilds. During free spins, you get wilds that are 2 to 3 symbols high and x3 multiplier boost.
Happy Riches is due to release on February 18 by NetEnt. The developer made a re-skin of its old slot Flower using the Asian theme. While most of the features are kept the same, the design is different and has a distinctive Chinese style. You can pocket up to 10,000 times your stake if you are lucky while playing the game.
Happy Riches reminds of an old NetEnt slot called Flowers from 2013 and has similar features to it. It uses 5 reels, 3 rows and there are 30 pay-lines to win from. You can choose wagers from 0.30 to 75 credits and play on all kinds of devices. The RTP is 96.32% and the volatility – from medium to high. The hit rate is 44.69%, which means that you will get pretty frequent wins.
The game includes single low-value and single and double premium and scatters symbols. One double symbol of them counts as two symbols. The key to higher payouts is activating the free spins, which you can re-trigger. You get 2 and 3 symbols high wilds during them and an x3 multiplier applied on all wins. A full screen of wilds during free spins yields 15,000 times your stake. This is the jackpot win achievable in the game.
The reels are purple and framed by a traditional Chinese pagoda. it has a tiled roof and mahogany pillars. Around it, on the background, you will see a clear sky with clouds. Happy Riches is less original and has not as pleasant design as Flowers.
On the reels, you will see colourful card royals with a little ornamentation inside. There are many thematic icons as well. The premiums include single and double icons. Among them, you can land oranges, Koi fish, cymbals, lanterns and waving cats.
The wild is an attractive Chinese dragon that looks like a mask. The free spins have green reels and the background shows spectacular fireworks. The soundtrack is suitable for the theme with Asian music and the typical reel sounds.
The symbols starting from the lower end include J to A cards with payouts of from 3.33x to 6.66x stake for 5 of a kind. The premiums can land as double symbols and thus they can act as 6 to 10 of a kind ones. In ascending order, these are orange, green jade charm, Asian lampoon.
Next in value is the Koi fish and the Maneki-Neko waving cat is the best paying one. Get 5 of a kind on a pay-line of any of the premiums to win from 2.66x to 5.33x stake. Hitting 10 matching symbols of any of these ( 5 double symbols) gives you from 40x to 66.66x stake wins.
The Chinese dragon is the wild symbol and as usual, it has a substituting function. It can replace all symbols except for the scatter. It is also the most profusely rewarding symbol – 5 of a kind give you 166 times your bet. The wild attains special ability during free spins.
The scatter is the ‘Free Spins’ symbol. Landing 3 or more of it in a single spin gives you a payout of from 2 to 10 times your stake. Get 4 or more scatters in one spin to trigger theFree Spins. You can also have the scatter landed in a single and double format as do the premiums. This way, hitting 4, 5, 6, 7 or 8 scatters guarantee you 10, 15, 20, 25 or 30 free spins, respectively.
During free spins, two boosters increase your winning chances. One of them is the wild symbol that here appears 2 or 3 symbols high and thus it can cover a whole reel. The other benefit is that all wins during free spins are increased with the x3 multiplier. It is active for all rounds. You can re-trigger the bonus game since scatters land in it. Get 4 or more scatters in one round to extend the feature with extra free spins.
NetEnt offers double symbols, stacked wilds and multipliers in Happy Riches. To be able to get decent wins, you have to trigger the free spins. The RTP and hit rate is beneficial to the player so, you are likely to have success. If you are pleased with Flowers and slots with eastern them, don’t hesitate and try this one. It is due to be available in February.