Slots are getting more and more spectacular and Fu Dao Le - the name means ‘fortune has arrived’ - from Bally really ups the ante with a dazzling display and some fabulous bonus features. With a beautifully realised Chinese good luck theme and the opportunity for some very big wins, will fortune arrive with Fu Dao Le? Read our full review below
4.0out of 5 stars
Fortune favours the braveFrom the rich red and gold design to the beautifully drawn graphics and animations, this slot has an unmistakable Chinese theme and will be the perfect slot for any player who is drawn to slots with Asian iconography. With five reels and 243 ways to win, Bally's Fu Dao Le is full of visual pleasure and its gameplay does not disappoint. Symbols include the basic low paying card symbols and a range of Chinese-themed symbols including lanterns, gongs and hongbao - the red envelopes filled with money at Chinese New Year. Stakes range from 38 cents to 35 dollars per spin, so newbies and more experienced players will both be satisfied.
It’s a mysteryFu Dao Le is packed with features that increase your chance of landing a big win. Each reel contains a mystery stacked symbol for the chance of bigger paying combinations; in addition, stacked or partially stacked wilds that can be nudged into position on reel three reward the fortunate player with a Pick Me feature. A 15-coin grid appears and you continue to select coins until three reveal either the Mini, Minor, Major or Maxi fixed jackpots.
Gōngxǐ fācáiYou will be happy and prosperous when you hit the Hongbao feature. Spin up a combination of two red envelope scatters on reels one and five in base gameplay and you will trigger the red envelope jackpot that just keeps getting higher. Bang the bonus gong and spin up three gong features and you will earn eight free spins, with wins paid at a 2x multiplier. Better yet, the bonus gong scatters that spin up on reel five during the free spins feature will each reward you with another free game. The wilds carry 2x and 3x multipliers that will enrich your payout still further. Fortune definitely arrives when you hit the bonus gameplay in Fu Dao Le.
Fortune or failure?The first thing to say is that Fu Dao Le is a lot of fun to play, both in base gameplay and in the range of bonus features. From the good fortune babies who turn up forecasting a big win to the gorgeous graphics and great soundtrack, this is a well-thought-through slot that can be tricky to play but rewards the persistent and experienced player. Android and iOS optimisation means you can play Fu Dao Le across a range of platforms, from desktop to mobile and tablet. Try your luck when you are out and about - will fortune arrive on your laptop or smartphone? Play Fu Dao Le and find out!
* Fu Dao Le is a Bally game. The trademark is owned by Bally. Online Slot NZ is not approved by Bally.