Rabbit in the Hat Slot Review
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Rabbit in the Hat is a magical slot game from Microgaming, with 9 fixed paylines on a 5 x 3 reel setup. It can be played for free or with real money at most of the big certified online casinos, since Microgaming is a very popular game provider. They have really dazzled the online gaming world with some terrific games over the last few years. Rabbit in the Hat offers great graphics, lots of free spins and fun bonus features like Wild Reel Hat, Cash Hat and the Free Spins Hat. The top prize in this game is a handsome amount of 90,000 in cash, or 5,000 times your bet.
Theme, characters and environment
This is a very colourful game and the setting is placed in front of a decorate stage, where the distinguished magician oversees everything that is going on. With the wand in his hand, he is always ready to grace the player with lucrative gifts. Rabbit in the Hat is an exciting, eventful and creative slot game that offers a unique and magical gaming experience.
Environment and atmosphere
With the soft, dark red velvet draped around the reels, it is time to first place the bet with the available controls. In this game you can choose a coin value from 0.01 to 0.2. Then click “Spin” to start, and use the “Auto Play” if you want the reels to spin for a certain number of times without any interruption. Now the it is time for the magic to unfold.
Theme and characters
It is great when a game developer really takes a theme all the way, and Microgaming has certainly done a great job with this magical video slot. Players are offered a unique gaming experience, full of magic and well-made graphics. The colour palette is balanced with vibrant colours, 3D shapes and lots of warm nuances. Just like watching a real magic show. Our Magician is present at all times, ready to surprise all the players with his tricks. The most interesting hat is perhaps the Wild Hat, which will turns all five reels into wild reels, with lots of winning combinations.
Symbols and soundtrack
The sound effects in this game are perfect for the game play and enhances the experience. On the reels we see the familiar 9, 10, J, Q, K and A representing the lower values. They are brightly coloured in purple, yellow, green, red and orange. Even if they aren’t the most creative symbols ever, we think it is great when these standard symbols are part of the game play, because then we can focus more on the special symbols that we all prefer. Rabbit in the Hat also offers six high value symbols, which are nicely designed:
- The distinguished magician
- The beautiful assistant
- The magician’s trunk
- A locked chest
- A crazy rabbit
- A knife-throwing target
As you play the game, you will notice that the Magician and his assistant has a few interesting tricks up their sleeves, but the trick that we are all most interested when we play this game is of course the Rabbit in the Hat. Therefore, the wild symbol is represented by the magician’s hat. Five of these on an active payline will reward you 10000x your line stake, and if a Free Spins Magic Hat appears directly above Wild on any reel, you get 10 Free Spins.
When a Wild Hat emerges on the same reel as a magic hat, the Magic Hat feature is triggered. There are four magic hats in total: the Wild Reel Hat, the Cash Hat, the Mystery Hat and the Free Spins Hat. This is certainly a great feature in the game, because the more bonus games we are able to experience, the more interesting the game gets. The different bonus features come with their own great surprises, with lots of wild magic, free spins, cash prizes and so on. Despite it only being nine paylines in this game, it feels like there are more because there is so much happening on the bonus side of things.
In the Wild Reel Hat bonus feature is activated, an entire reel is turned into a wild reel. This upgraded reel can then split and create up to 2 additional wild reels. The wild reel only splits if the extra wild reel completes a winning combination. When we get to play the In the Cash Hat bonus round, we are rewarded with a random bonus amount. The amounts in the bonus game are multiplied by one’s total bet amount, so as always, it is important to always keep this in mind in the main game. The Free Spins Hat round awards players with up to 10 Free Spins, and all wins are multiplied. In total you can win up to 50 Free Spins, and this is feature that can also be re-triggered. Last but not least, The Mystery Hat bonus feature awards the player with a random choice of the aforementioned bonus features.
Want some Free Spins? Rabbit in the Hat will give you up to 50 free spins, which is really generous. During the free spins feature, a hat will appear above each reel during the spins, moving to the one space at a time. More hats appear on the fifth reel when the hats drop off on the left hand side. There is also a great bonus that the magic hats stay on the reels when the free spins are over and you proceed back to the main game.
It is naturally the magician’s hat that is the Wild Symbol in this game. In addition to being a very valuable symbol (worth up to 10000x your line stake), it can also substitute for all other main symbols to complete winning combinations. The general rule with Wild Symbols is of course to keep them coming as often as possible, as they tend to yield very lucrative wins.
Pros and cons of the slot
One very pleasant aspect of this game is that instant cash prizes seem to occur often – more often than the other bonus games. The free spins are also very enjoyable and increases the chances of bigger wins. It is possible to win as much as 90,000 in a cash win, or 5,000 times your bet. We also have fun when we play this game, which is always important. It is a great gaming experience.
- Big prizes available
- Great gaming experience
- Several interesting bonus features
- Great graphics and sounds
- Jackpot with 90’000
- No progressive jackpot game
- Only 9 fixed paylines
If magic is your thing, you might also like the slots Magic Book, Magic 81, Magic Wand, Magic Portals, Magic Stone, Magic Mirror and Magic Jester. Not all those games have as many bonus games and free spins as Rabbit in the Hat does.