X Marks the Spot slots

X Marks the Spot is one of the more interesting pirate themed slots games available on the internet. The letter ‘X’ has many meanings; however, the meaning used in this game is the meaning that pirates follow, which is that X Marks the Spot where gold is found.

This game comes from Vegas Technology with 5 reels and 20 pay lines, an exciting bonus round and free spins. There is also a jackpot prize that you can aim to win of 4000 coins and the second jackpot that amounts to 1000 coins.

Symbols used

X Marks the Spot slots offer coins ranging from a cent to $10 where you can bet a maximum of 20 coins. Besides betting on all the pay lines to increase your winnings, your chances of winning are increased if you know all the symbols here.

The regular symbols used in X Marks the Spot slots are the pirate flag, first mate, treasure chest, oasis, hook, pirate ship, parrot, rum and monkey. The pirate symbol is the wild symbol that can be used to build winning combinations by replacing other symbols. However, this symbol cannot be used for substituting scatter and bonus symbols.

The scatter is the cannon symbol that completes the winning combination if three of them land anywhere. 15 free spins are also triggered when 3 or more scatter symbols land anywhere on the reels wherein you will find a tripling of all your winnings.

Free spin round

While it is possible to gain additional free spins, there is no tripling of any winnings you gain during bonus rounds during free spins. You will be informed of the number of free spins remaining by a message found below the reels.

During the free spin round, all control buttons get disabled, including the pay line selectors. If by chance X Marks the Spot game gets disconnected while playing, the game resumes from the last finished free spin. Once you complete the free spins round, you return to the regular X Marks the Spot slots game, wherein your free spin winnings are added to your total wins.

The bonus symbol of X Marks the Spot is the map which triggers the bonus feature when it appears on the first, third and fifth reel. You are transported to another gaming area in the bonus round.

Bonus round

If your bonus symbols fall on multiple pay lines, then the prizes you win in the bonus round is multiplied with the number of pay lines carrying the symbols.

You are provided with 3 treasure maps where you have to choose the spots for the hunter to dig your prizes from the Xs found on them. After completing the 3 treasure maps, you will have to decide if it is better to collect your winnings and keep it, or to trade the amount for a key.

This key can be used to open a treasure box which may or may not lead to a greater and better prize. On completion of the bonus round, you return to your regular game while your bonus round winnings are added to your total winnings.

Note that the prizes in the bonus round will be higher if you play X Marks the Spot slots using a coin of higher value. You are thus guaranteed a prize in the bonus round and if you play with all 20 pay lines at a time, your chances of winning are also increased.

Auto play feature

If you form various winning combinations in X Marks the Spot slots, you will be awarded the highest combination that is formed only on enabled pay lines. However if you have both a scatter and regular win, you are paid out for both your wins.

There is an auto play feature in X Marks the Spot slots where the machine automatically plays for you on your behalf. You just have to select the coin you want to play with, the number of pay lines and spins to bet on and the time span in between bets. This set, you click on the auto play button and X Marks the Spot starts playing automatically for you.

You can always play X Marks the Spot slots as a guest player to learn more about the slots software and game without risks involved with playing with real money. You thus play as a guest player, using the same software real money player’s use.

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