The developer Habanero has adopted a Mexican theme to design a festive slot called 5 Mariachis containing a mini, minor and major progressive jackpot!
Day of the Dead Fiesta
Mariachi music is a musical expression that traces its roots back to 18th century Mexico. Your location is a Mexican village situated in a desert with sombrero-wearing cacti and festive balloons rising in the back of the see-through reels.
The top-paying symbol includes a tequila bottle, guitar, hot pepper, maracas and cactus. The lower-end consists of the A, K, Q and J poker symbols. All the symbols are big and colourful which, when combined with the Mexican music, suggest a fiesta is in the air. There are also additional sound effects from the barking dog, through to the Mariachis who congratulate you when winning.
Each of the five Mariachis act as a wild which can appear on their own reel with five symbols crediting up to 2,500 coins. They can substitute for all symbols except the skeleton-mask scatter and Piñata Pick Bonus feature.
Skeleton-mask Scatter & Free Games
The skeleton-mask scatter can appear on any of the reels but must be adjacent to one another with 3, 4 or 5 appearing on the spaces crediting you with multipliers of 3x, 10x or 50x your total bet. Three or more these symbols will also award 15 free games. While in this feature, a beautiful señorita can turn up on the screen and turn into one of the regular symbols. This is a feature that can be retriggered when it is running.
Piñata Pick Feature
The Piñata Pick Feature is unlocked with three piñata symbols appearing on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th reels during the base games. Take a whack at one of the piñatas and you can win 2, 3, 5, 10, 50 or 100x your total bet.
5 Mariachis Progressive Jackpot
The Progressive Jackpot is the big enchilada in this slot and can be triggered on any random spin giving you the chance to walk away with a habanero-hot prize courtesy of the Major, Minor or Mini jackpots.
If you’re a South African player note that 5 Mariachis slot can be played with coins ranging from 25 coins to 250 coins. The game has a high variance meaning that you will likely need to play it for longer for a better chance to trigger one of the progressive jackpots which could mean you will need a bigger balance. Also, the slot is designed in HTML5 so you will be able to play it on your Android, iOS or Windows device from the comfort of just about anywhere.