Ranking The Top Performing Mobile Slots This Month
The Almighty Buffalo Megaways game is becoming almighty popular among real money slots app options, according to a monthly report released by research and consulting firm Eilers & Krejcik Gaming (EKG).
White Hat Gaming's Almighty Buffalo Megaways secured the top spot this month in the EKG report, rising from No. 6 last month. The previous leader, Lightning Blaze from Light & Wonder, dropped to 22nd in the company’s rankings.
The first report for the new year, known officially as Eilers-Fantini Online Game Performance Report, is compiled based on game performance data captured from New Jersey online gambling sites as well as those in Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and West Virginia.
Based in Irvine, Calif., EKG provides a glimpse of its monthly report by releasing a page showing the top 25 games. The full report is available on their website.
Three new games appear in the list of 25 for January: Santa’s Winning Wishlist by Inspired, Christmas Bonanza by Evolution, and The Goonies by White Hat Studios.
Focusing on game developers, eight manufacturers are represented in the list of 25. Light & Wonder appears the most with seven games; Evolution is listed with five games; Everi has four games; White Hat Studios has three games; Inspired and IGT have two games each; Gaming Realms and 4theplayer have one game each.
Here are the top five slot games at the best US online casinos for this month.
Almighty Buffalo Megaways
Pushing Lightning Blaze from the top spot this month is Almighty Buffalo Megaways. This is a six-reel cascading slot featuring Megaways. This great frontier adventure slot has 117,649 ways to win.
According to the White Hat Studios website, the game is available in New Jersey, Michigan and Pennsylvania. It was stamped with a five-star rating at Golden Nugget in November and ranked No. 7 in the top 10 games at the online BetMGM Casino.
Game tiles feature bears, wolves, moose, and of course the almighty buffalo. The game has a Return-To-Player (RTP) rating between 96.5%-97.01%, with medium volatility. The minimum bet is $0.10 with a maximum of $10. The maximum payout is $250,000.
Santa’s Winning Wishlist
Santa’s Winning Wishlist could get you firmly back in the mood for a traditional white Christmas, even in January. Coming in ranked No. 2, this is a 5×3 reel, 20 win-line slot game, with an RTP of 95%.
Set in the snowy North Pole, the game’s dynamic graphics and engaging gameplay offer players potentially big wins and bags of festive fun. When a player lands three bonus symbols in the base game, they trigger the Santa’s Winning Wishlist Bonus with a complimentary ten free spins.
The game has a minimum bet of $0.20 with a maximum of $200. The maximum win is $250,000.
Jingle Bells Power Reels
Ranked No. 3, Jingle Bells Power Reels give the player a chance to win valuable gifts, free spins, extra wild symbols, giant wilds, guaranteed wins and more from an animated Santa. This is an eight-reel screen with 40 paylines. It is a high-volatility game where you can claim prizes up to 6,000x your stake.
The minimum bet is $0.20 and goes up to $10. The huge 8x6 grid screen is packed with candy canes, red stockings, bells, and Christmas stars. Land a stack of presents to trigger bonus features and keep a lookout for Santa in another Christmas-themed game. Santa always brings more to the player.
Slingo Shark Week
You're gonna need a bigger purse if the jackpot hits in Slingo Shark Week. With five bonus games and a shark wheel giving you the chance to play enhanced bonus rounds, it’s time to dive right in and sink your teeth into this jaw-biting adventure game.
Dropping to No. 4 this month from No. 2 in December, Slingo Shark Week hooks you into a fun game. The player spins a reel to match numbers on a grid. Landing Wilds and Super wilds allow players to click on the grid to choose which number to mark off. Mark five numbers in a vertical, horizontal, or diagonal row, and that’s a Slingo.
After completing five or more Slingos, the player wins a cash prize and the chance to play one of the bonus rounds. This game has an RTP of 95.36%.
Dancing Drums Prosperity
Ranked No. 5, up from ninth in December, Dancing Drums Prosperity has up to 7,776 ways to win and an RTP of 94.05%. There are mystery prizes, two free spin rounds, growing reels, and four jackpot prizes.
The highest-paying symbols are the single drum and the triple drum. Next, come the golden lion and the golden ship. The minimum bet starts at $0.22 and goes up to a maximum of $20.88. The game is played on a 5x3 slot grid. Hitting three or more drum symbols awards the Dancing Drums Prosperity slot machine’s free spins bonus.
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Keith Stein is a Virginia-based freelance journalist for casinogratorama.org.