Maltese online casino games developer Wazdan has announced that its Hold the Jackpot family of video slots now has a seventh member following yesterday’s launch of its new six-reel Fortune Reels innovation.

Headquartered in the Valletta suburb of Birkirkara, the firm used an official Tuesday press release to describe its latest iGaming advance as an ‘immersive slot’ that has been designed to celebrate ‘the Chinese Year of the Ox’. The company moreover stated that the new game offers players up to 46,656 ways to win alongside ‘extra win potential’ via cascading reels and expanding wilds.

Appealing access:

Wazdan entered the iGaming market of Switzerland only last week via the inking of a content supply deal with the locally-licensed online casino at and proclaimed that its Asia-themed Fortune Reels is furthermore ‘filled with lucky symbols’ including gold coin and sack icons. The developer detailed that the former could award players with prizes worth up to ten times their original stake while those who can simultaneously amass at least six of the latter are to be granted entry into the game’s Hold the Jackpot bonus round.

Lucrative potential:

Andrzej Hyla serves as the Chief Commercial Officer for Wazdan and he used the press release to explain that the Hold the Jackpot attraction presents competitors with the opportunity to bank awards worth up to 2,100 times their original stake via the use of as many as 27 reels. He asserted that this entertainment is complimented by a ‘catchy soundtrack’ as players endeavor to amass a quintuplet of bonus symbols including the potentially-modifying golden coin, money tree and mystery icons.

Individual interests:

As if all of this wasn’t enough and Wazdan declared that the hold-and-win-style Hold the Jackpot bonus round within its mobile-friendly Fortune Reels additionally offers video slot aficionados the chance to bank one of four bespoke jackpots. It emphasized that these include mini and minor pay-days that will award players with 20 and 50 times their stake respectively alongside major and grand compatriots for 150 and 1,000 windfalls.

Custom capability:

Finally, Wazdan clarified that its six-row Fortune Reels, just like all of its other video slots, has also been launched complete with its range of unique features encompassing the Volatility Levels, Free Spins and Unique Gamble advances so as to give ‘players the ability to customize gameplay to their liking’.

Read a statement from Hyla…

“Fortune Reels is an oriental thriller with huge win potential. The immersive reels, engaging gameplay and lucrative prizes all combine for one of our most exciting Hold the Jackpot slots to date and we can’t wait to see how players enjoy our latest hit.”