Scopa has a varying number of reels and rows with a layout of 1 symbol on reels 1 and 5 and 3 symbols on reels 2, 3 and 4. You can play for 15 coins. Win from adjacently landed matching symbols from the leftmost to the right reel. There are 27 win ways that you can benefit from when you cover the whole screen with the same symbol. In such a case besides the calculated symbols win, you will also win an extra cash prize. This is the Scopa Payout worth 25 times your stake.
The Scopa Payout you win even if you get one or more paying combinations. This is true as long as all positions on the reels are filled with winning symbols only. The other extras in Scopa include the Free Games, 5 different locations with 5 Free Games modes. Each of them offers its own modifiers. The latter may be wild transformations, guaranteed wilds, multiplier wilds of x1, x2 and x3.
You can select from 1 to 10 bet levels and choose between 0.01 and 20 coins. Thus, you can adjust the bet to be from €0.15 to €3,000. This is a high volatility slot with an RTP of 93.96% and jackpot win per spin of 4,000 times your bet.
The game is set in the serene and beautiful countryside of Genoa on the coast when you first start playing. The graphic and images are in cartoon style with light colours. The reels spin horizontally from right to left. This is something unusual and innovative. The layout is with 1 symbol on reels 1 and 5 and 3 symbols on reels 2, 3 and 4. All symbols are represented by cards of the original Italian Scopa game. During free spins, you will be listening to more dynamic and melodic music. It is in the spirit of the place where they occur.
The locations will change from Genoa, Milan, Nepal, Tuscany and Venice. You trigger each with the activation of the relative Free Games modes. After you have played the Venice Free Games, you will be able to choose from the 5 locations. Switch between them as you wish. The images are colourful in warm colour tones and a suitable soundtrack in the spirit of the area.
The pay-table in Scopa includes 4 low-value, 3 premium symbols, 2 scatters and a wild. These are all the cards that are used in the original game of Scopa. To get a win you need 3, 4 or 5 matching symbols landed on adjacent reels starting from the leftmost to the right. A full screen of symbols makes 27 win ways.
The spade card symbol is the lowest in value – 3, 4 and 5 of it pay 0.20, 0.66 and 1.66 times your stake. The sword symbol returns 0.20, 0.80 and 2.66 times your stake for 3, 4 and 5 symbols in combinations. The sun symbol card pays 0.26, 1 and 4 times your stake. The cup is the last of the low-value symbols – 3, 4 and 5 grant 0.26, 1.33 and 5.33 times your stake.
The premiums include 3 picture cards. Their values are 0.33x, 1.66x and 8x bet and 0.46, 2 and 10 times your stake respectively for 3, 4 and 5 symbols in winning ways. The most rewarding is the king symbol card – 3, 4 and 5 of it pays 0.86, 3.33 and 16.66 times your bet for 3, 4 and 5.
There are 2 scatters – the red train and the gold sun cards. The red train scatter returns your stake for 3 of it, the gold sun card scatter pays 13x bet for 3 symbols. These both add their wins to way wins, multiplied by the total bet. The scatters pay landed anywhere and separately. You can see the red train and gold sun scatters on reel 2, 3 and 4 only.
The wild is the red ribbon with the word itself on it. Hitting 5 wilds pay 16.66 times your stake. The wild substitutes for all symbols except for the 2 scatters and can appear on columns 2, 3 and 4 only.
Scopa Features / Bonuses
There are many extra features in Scopa: the Scopa Payout, the 5 Free Games and the 5 locations with the train.
The Scopa Payout rewards you with 25x bet extra cash for a full screen with winning symbols. This can happen from one or more paying combinations.
The Free Games you can trigger in two ways:
by landing 3 red train scatters on reels 2, 3 and 4 on the same spin – you win 13 Free Games;
by landing 3 gold sun scatters on reels 2, 3 and 4 on the same spin – you win 13 Free Games;
You cannot retrigger free spins since both scatters don’t appear during these rounds. You play them with the triggering bet size. The free games in different locations have different boosters. Read about each one below.
In the base game, you can switch between locations using the red drilled button to the right of the grid. You start your train journey in Genoa. This is the only available place before you trigger the free spins. The other 4 locations are locked. You will have one location unlocked at a time. You will move to the next town once you trigger the respective place’s free games. By unlocking locations one by one at a time, you can reach to the last one – Venice. After playing the Venice Free Games, you will have all 5 location available to select from. You can then switch between them at your will. Each place has its unique modifiers.
Genoa is the only place which is available to start the game when you load it for the first time. You will benefit from x1, x2 and x3 wild multipliers, which trigger by chance. This happens whenever you land a wild symbol. If you get a paying combination with more than one wild symbols you will increase your win. The latter happens with the total of their values. You can win from x6, x9, x27 and higher multiplier boost from more wild multipliers.
After you have triggered and played the Genoa Free Games, Milan becomes unlocked. It is now the only available location. Then, Genoa becomes locked. Genoa will be available for you to play after the triggering and conclusion of Venice Free Games.
In Milan, you will have an expanding wild that covers the reel it appears on fully every time the wild hits a reel. This happens before the payouts are awarded. After the triggering and playing of the Milan Free Spins, you will have unlocked Napes. Milan becomes locked and will be available again after you have played the Venice Free Games.
In Naples, you will take advantage of the transformations of symbols into wilds. Every time you land the wild symbol, a random symbol will turn into a wild. The transformed into wild symbol can be any including those on reels 1 and 5 except for scatters. This happens before the evaluation of the payouts. After you have played the Naples Free Games, you enter Tuscany. This is the only available unlocked location. Napes will be locked until you trigger and end the Venice Free Games.
In Tuscany, every time you land any of the 4 low-value card symbols, some of them may transform into wilds. This happens before you are paid out. This rules for low-paying symbols on reels 1 and 5 as well and is done in addition to landing other wild symbols. After you have played the Tuscany Free Games, you will have Venice as the only available location. You will be able to play in Tuscany again after triggering and ending the Venice Free Games.
In Venice, you will relish in one guaranteed wild symbol. It will land on reels 2, 3 or 4 in the base game apart from the other wilds you may also get. During the Venice Free Games, you have 2 guaranteed wild symbols. They will appear on reels 2, 3 and 4 on each free spin apart from other wilds you may also get. Once you have played the Venice Free Games, all other locations will be unlocked. They will be at your disposal for you to choose from.
Scopa is a unique video slot with a lot of boosters and bonus games. It uses horizontally spinning reels, 1-3-3-3-1 layout and offers 27 win ways. You are on a train journey to 5 stunning locations, which can make you very rich. The game has been released and you can play it for free and for real. Don’t hesitate to at least try it and feel its unique atmosphere.