Ritchie Valens™ La Bamba Rocks Again

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Mar 16, 2018

Ritchie Valens™ La Bamba is a new video slot game released by Realtime Gaming and is based on the life of Richard Steven Valenzuela who was known professionally as Ritchie Valens. The forefather of the Chicano rock movement Valens had a recording career that only lasted eight months as he was tragically killed in an airplane crash that also took the lives of Buddy Holly, J.P. Richardson and pilot Rodger Peterson.

Ritchie Valens™ La Bamba Slot Details

Ritchie Valens™ La Bamba video slot is a 3-row, 6-reel game with 729 all-ways-pays lines and pays from left to right as well as right to left. The scatter symbol is the La Bamba record icon and the Ritchie Valens is the Wild icon.

Betting & Game Volatility

The volatility is rated as high so players may experience periods of higher or lower winning spins. Betting amounts per spin can be as low as R0.30 or as high as R300. The maximum win possible per spin is 2000 times the bet placed.

Free Spins Feature

Ritchie Valens Slot Feature
Ritchie Valens Slot Feature
The Ritchie Valens™ La Bamba free spins feature is triggered when four or more scatters land on successive reels from left to right or right to left.
  • A 4 scatter trigger will award up to 20 free games of which prizes can be multiplied by 1,2 or 3 on each free game. Any retrigger will add 20 free games to the current feature.
  • A 5 scatter trigger will include all of the above and also include extra Expanding Ritchie Valens Wilds on reels 2, 3, 4, and 5.
  • A 6 scatter trigger will include all of the above plus expanding Ritchie Valens wilds may also appear on reels 1 and 6.


Ritchie Valens™ La Bamba is a quality, well designed slot game that should especially appeal to an older generation of slot players who may be more familiar with his music.