Lucky 88 is one of the longest standing ‘Aussie Favourites’ in the pokies scene and continues to attract players with its classic imagery and ridiculously high Return rate*
Lucky 88 may not necessarily pay out more often than any other Aristocrat Pokie but when it does the amounts can be up to 2000 times the amount bet – and that in itself is enough to keep even the most cautious punter coming back for more.
Let’s take a closer look at this firecracker of a pokie machine where 88 really is the lucky number.
Lucky 88 Pokies – Review and Guide
The name probably says more about this pokie than any of the others, namely because its Lucky and it’s ..well it’s lucky OK!
Lucky 88 from Aristocrat Gaming is designed around the Chinese belief that the number 8 carries with it luck and prosperity. In fact No. 8 has long been regarded as the luckiest number in Chinese culture. With pronunciation of ‘Ba’ in Chinese, no. 8 sounds similar to the word ‘Fa’, which means to make a fortune. It contains meanings of prosperity, success and high social status too. Visit the Travel China Guide for more information surrounding the Chinese Lucky Number 8 – see you learn stuff here as well as getting to play all the best Aristocrat Pokies for free.
Lucky 88 Features, Free Spins & 88x Your Win?!
Lucky 88 features 5 reels and 25 winning paylines. Game symbols include golden lions, pagoda, cranes, temple, Chinese drums and traditional Chinese lamps among other Oriental themed imagery. You will also find the usual asortment of high value playing cards, 9 through Ace
Lucky 88 – Pay Table Information
The Asian bloke with the mad mo who looks ready to open a can of whoop ass… oh yeah and the Red Lantern are the highest paying symbols you will find on this Aristocrat Pokie, with the Golden Lion, the Crane and the Temple being the second highest paying symbols- each paying 88 coins for every five of a kind. The Pagoda and the Chinese drum follow with each paying 78 coins for every five of a kind. The card symbols A and K pay 68 coins while Q, J, and 10 pay 58 coins for every five of a kind. 9 is the lowest paying symbol at 48 coins for every five of a kind. Only the Golden Lion and the Crane pays you for landing two of a kind. All the other symbols start paying at three.
Aristocrat Gaming’s Power Pay
Lucky 88 is a Power Pay title from Aristocrat, which means this pokie machine features a wide range of bonus options for players to take advantage of. As such, players have multiple chances to win generous cash prizes in several different ways.
Lucky 88 Slots Bonus Games, Features & Free Spins
The Red Lantern represents the scatter in this online slot. Landing three of more lanterns activates bonus games. Land five scatter symbols and get 188X your total bet. The bonus game can either be a game of dice or free spins. You can get as much as 25 free spins at a go.
If you choose free spins (and you have activated the 5 extra credits) you will be prompted to choose 25 free spins with a 5X or 18X multiplier (complete pot luck what multiplier you get but note you will only get it when the Asian gentleman substitutes anywhere on the line) or 18 free spins with 8X or 38X multiplier or 8 free spins with 18X or 88X multiplier or 4 free spins with 88X multiplier. Note that when you have not activated the 5 extra credits offered in this online slot, you will only have the choice of free games and wild multipliers.