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Merlin’s Money Burst Slot

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Our rating:
  • SuperBet allows you to raise the stakes
  • Wild Bonus has the potential for very big payouts
  • A fun game but it can get expensive

Merlins’ Money Burst slot from NextGen allows you to change the way the game plays, or rather the potential payouts, by increasing your bet to raise the value of the Wild symbol. The features revolve around this symbol and can combine to make a super Bonus that can offer huge payouts, but the cost of a higher value Wild can be great. One thing I really like about this slot is the fun theme of Merlin. The design is a bit whacky and I like that, it’s refreshingly different. The layout is also a bit more unusual although nothing we haven’t seen before, with 5 reels but 2 of them only have 2 rows while the others have 4. This offers 60 paylines in total, and you just need to get a winning combination along one of these to get a cash reward. You do this using the base symbols which are as follows, ranked in ascending order based on their value:

  • 10, Jack or Queen (lowest value)
  • King or Ace
  • Sand Timer
  • Bag of Coins
  • Potion
  • Book
  • Wild (highest value)

As you can see, the Wild symbol in Merlin’s Money Burst slot is actually the most valuable symbol in the game. It also substitutes for all other symbols in a winning combination apart from the Scatter symbol.

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Merlin’s Money Burst Bonuses and Features

SuperBet. You have the option with this slot to activate the SuperBet which will increase your Wild Multiplier and help you get bigger wins. By increasing your bet you can increase the multiplier, essentially raising the volatility of the game. The multiplier can increase up to 10x.

Merlins Held Respins. In order to trigger this feature, you need to match all 4 symbols on reels 1 and 2, i.e. the smaller reels. When you do so, these symbols will be held in place for 5 respins. Merlin may also enchant the symbols so that they become Wild for some much better wins.

Merlins Free Spins Bonus. This Bonus is triggered by 3 Scatter symbols appearing anywhere on reels 3, 4 and 5 at the same time on a single spin. You’ll be given 10 free spins in the Bonus, but no more can be won. Merlin can also enchant symbols throughout the Bonus so that they become Wild, including entire reels for increased odds on winning.

Merlin’s Wild Spins. You can win 10 Wild Spins by matching 4 symbols on reels 1 and 2, in addition to landing 3 Scatter symbols on reels 3, 4 and 5. This will lead to the 4 matching symbols being replaced by Wild symbols which are held through the 10 Wild Spins. Furthermore, Merlin can enchant other symbols to make them Wild as well, including whole reels. This is where the big money can start flowing in.

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Merlin’s Money Burst slot from NextGen has a few fun features and the potential for some huge payouts with the SuperBet activated. The Superbet allows you to increase the value of the Wild symbol by up to 10x, but this, of course, comes at a cost. The features themselves are quite fun and trigger reasonably often, although the Merlin’s Wild Spins Bonus won’t activate all that often. When it does though you can be pretty confident in getting some massive payouts and it makes the game worthwhile. I quite like this slot, I think it’s fun, has a good theme and can pay very well, just make sure you have a big balance to start with as the game can get costly with the SuperBet. You can also see some of NextGen’s other slots here.

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A Risky Game That Offers Big Rewards





  • Big payouts.
  • Fun design.
  • Good bonuses.


  • Can get expensive.
  • Main Bonus doesn't trigger very often.

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