The genre of detective stories in both novels and movies is very popular. Microgaming, the leading software provider to online casinos, has created the same excitement through the Private Eye online pokie. It is live at Australian online casinos such as Casino Mate, Royal Vegas and Jackpot City.
To add charm to the murder mystery, Microgaming has set Private Eye in the mid-1900s with box cameras, rotary dial telephones and vintage cars. But you have plenty of detective action as well with symbols like gangster's moll, policeman, whisky, revolver, handcuffs and the chalk outline where the corpse lay. There are four special symbols in this feature rich online pokie. The Private Eye badge is the wild symbol, the detective is the scatter symbol, the magnifying glass is the bonus symbol and the newspaper boy is the free spins symbol. If you like win animations then you will not be disappointed.
The free spins round is very interesting. When the round is triggered you will be first taken to a second screen that displays three racks of newspapers. You have to pick one newspaper from each rack to determine the number of free spins up to 20, the payout multiplier up to 4x and a bonus award. You can win up to 100,000 coins in this feature. The bonus game is even more interesting. Here the second screen displays a table on which a number of clues are hidden. You have to keep picking clues and keep winning bonus credits till the telephone rings in the Solve the Case bonus. This ends the first level of the bonus game. But if you have revealed a fingerprint as any of your clues then you will move to the second level known as the Mug Shot round. In this round you try to identify the killer by selecting one of the mug shots to wins another cash prize.
Private Eye online pokie has the popular 243 ways to win format. This format does away with defined paylines. Like symbols anywhere on the reel appearing from left to right make a winning combination. The coin size varies from 0.01 to 0.25. You can wager up to 10 coins per line. The total bet is automatically 25 times the line bet. This bet structure is suited for low to medium rollers at Australian online casinos. The top line payout is 1000 times the line bet. The variance is on the lower side as in most 243 ways online pokies.