Slots of Luck by L. Sabin |
One of the oldies but goodies in multi-denominational games
is the Lion Fish, a 5-reel, 9-line video slot machine produced by IGT.
Lion Fish is a good game to play sitting at the bar, since
most players choose to go with some type of video poker. With not many customers
choosing Lion Fish, I think you stand a pretty good chance of getting some
My last attempt at Lion Fish was at Monte-Lago Casino, one of
the real classy spots in Las Vegas. It’s easy to find the games at that casino
and the atmosphere is great. Anyway, I felt a bit lucky that day so I decided to
play quarters instead of my normal penny or nickel tries.
In this slot game, the Lion Fish are wild with all the
symbols on the reels, including the scatter (aka The Snorkeler). There is no
secondary bonus game, but plenty of opportunity to score.
The first attempt at quarters (9 lines at $2.25 a roll), I
came away with a push. The second spin I got four of the scatters, which are 10
times your bet. So with a nine coin bet, I received 90 quarters. Shortly
afterward, I hit another four scatters.
As I continued, I hit four starfish which paid $72.50. When I
finally called it a day, my $20 investment paid back $132. The Lion Fish game on
the multi denominational Game King machine is similar to Black Rhino and Double
Bucks – other choices on that particular slot.
What I like about the Game King machines is that you have a
number of different games to play at varying costs – penny, nickel, dime,
quarter. Lion Fish happens to be a favorite of mine, especially when making a