Three Star Fortune is a Chinese culture inspired slot featuring the three gods Fu, Lu, and Shou. They represent wealth, status, and longevity according to the Eastern traditions. The star gods are present here as expanding wild symbols and thanks to them, you will win free respins.
Pragmatic Play released the game on the 18th of June 2020. It is simple and easy to play and includes a respin feature with expanded sticky wild symbols. The rounds are amusing and full of traditional Chinese items. They are accompanied by a melodic tune in the Eastern style with string instruments.
Three Star Fortune uses 5 reels, 3 rows and 10 pay-lines. They reward in both directions – left to right and right to left. The wins must be formed from the leftmost or rightmost adjacent reels. Thanks to the paying both ways system, you have double as much chances to get wins. The 10 pay-lines pay double when you score 5 of kind wins. The game has high volatility and an RTP of 96.27%. You can play with wagers in the range of 0.10 to €100 and use various hand-held devices and desktops.
The game includes 7 symbols, 4 of them are high-value ones and 3 types of wilds. The latter are the stars in the game. Once any of the 3 Chinese gods Fu, Lu or Shou wilds lands, it expands and covers fully its reel. This also triggers once free respin. The respins will go on with the sticky wild until you keep landing at least one wild symbol. A full screen of gold ingots with or without the help of wild symbols pays 500 times your stake. The jackpot win per spin is 5,000 times your bet.
The game uses a large grid structure that takes almost the whole screen. You can see a clear blue sky over it. The reels are mahogany with rainbow-shaped ornaments. On them, you can land 3 Chinese letters in red, blue and purple. Magnificent gold ingots, scrolls and potion bottles are also active symbols. There are also 3 Chinese gods as expanding wilds and they are the stars in the game. They hold a red scroll, the pink fruit, which is one of the symbols too, and a gold ingot each.
The images are vivid, clear and look great. The soundtrack is a traditional Chinese one made of string instruments. It is melodic, calm and enticing. The main menu is on the bottom of the reels and is the typical intuitive one used in Pragmatic Play slots.
The pay-table includes 3 Chinese letters at the low end and 4 premium symbols. The latter are 4 iconic items connected with the Eastern traditions. There are also 3 wild expanding symbols of the three gods Fu, Lu, and Shou.
The red and the blue Chinese letters pay equally. Hitting 3, 4 and 5 matching of these symbols on a line return 0.50, 1 and 2.50 times your bet respectively. The purple Chinese letter pays 0.70, 1.50 and 4 times your stake for 3, 4 and 5 symbols on a line from left to right or right to left.
The premiums include a blue potion bottle with a payout of 0.80, 2 and 5 times your stake for 3, 4 and 5 symbols on a line. The scroll with the Chinese letter grants 1, 2.50 and 6 times your bet wins for 3, 4 and 5 symbols on a line. The pink fruit is second in value and pays 2.50, 6 and 12 times your stake. The most rewarding of all symbols is the gold ingot. Landing 3, 4 and 5 of it pays 5, 20 and 25 times your stake.
As long as you land 3, 4 or 5 symbols of a kind on a pay-line from left to right or right to left, you will get a payout. The pay-lines are fixed and 10, but give you double odds for wins since they pay both directions. The added benefit is that five of a kind combinations reward twice as much they would. You will be paid for them once for each direction.
In Three Star Fortune there are 3 wild symbols of the 3 Chinese gods Fu, Lu, and Shou. Each of them appears on a certain reel. You can see Lu on reel 2, Fu on reel 3 and Shou on reel 4. Being all wild symbols, they substitute for all others. The god wilds will help you form more and better winning combinations.
When any of these wild symbols lands on the screen, it expands vertically and covers its whole reel. Each landed wild remains on the screen and triggers one free respin. If during the respin you get another wild symbol, it will also expand and trigger another free respin. The respin cycle ends once there isn’t any more wild symbol landed. At the end of the respin cycle, you will get an evaluation of all wins you got with the help of the wilds. Then, the total will be paid out to you.
Three Stars Fortune includes a nice booster – the paying both ways 5-symbol combinations. The both ways pay-lines grant double chances to get wins. The other extra feature is the respins with sticky expanded wild symbols. The max win per spin is 5,000 times your bet, which is an attractive jackpot. This is a highly volatile slot with impressive design and good chances to score wins.