Have you missed Santa? This cheerful old man always pleases kids and adults by generous gifts. On the Eve of New Year 2018, Pragmatic Play company has made him the main character of their Christmas video slot, simply named «Santa». Rules and all features of new model of the famous brand are carefully described in the following review by

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We offer the readers to test «Santa» slot machine free at Our demo video would help you understanding the rules.
To play «Santa» for real money, you can go to online casinos powered by Pragmatic Play software.
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«Santa» online slot machine has five reels, twenty pay lines, which are always active on default, and fifteen cells for symbols at the main screen.
Bets per each line must be same: up to ten coins per line. The coin value is selected by user. It may vary from one to fifty cents (from twenty cents to one hundred dollars per spin).
«Santa» is provided with nine basic symbols, two special elements, free spins with prize options, fixed jackpots and other bonus options.
The ordinary symbols bring wins when several same icons drop out next to each other at one of the active lines. All combinations must begin from the first left reel.
Payoffs are calculated by two parameters: the bet per line and a special index of formed combination (from x2 to x400). They are multiplied by each other. All credits, received in result of a round, are summarised in case of multiply wins.
«Santa» doesn't offer a gambling feature. Please read about free spins and other features below in the article.

Symbols, Wild, Scatter

The gaming symbols, imaged at the screen of this video slot, are playing cards, decorated in Christmas style. You can also see Santa’s stick, bells, a deer and an elf.
There are three special symbols:
  1. Wild (Santa Claus) is imaged at all reels, except the first. It doesn't bring wins on its own, but replaces basic symbols in combinations.
  2. Scatter (a Christmas tree) is imaged at three central reels. Three Scatters trigger Free Spins Round, but first they bring a payoff in amount of two total bets.
  3. Bonus (a gift) drops out at the first, third and fifth reels. Three bonus symbols trigger jackpot round.
Pay table displays potential wins according to the bet in coins.

Bonus games

Let’s discuss prize features of this model:
  • Free Spins – the casino pays customer’s bet of previous size during free spins. Any reel, except the first, may be filled with Wilds in every free spin. This round can’t be extended.
  • Bonus Game – three bonus symbols trigger a prize round, during which you can win one of four fixed jackpots. Please read about it below.
Details of bonus terms are explained on the Help.


«Santa» doesn't offer any progressive jackpots, but Pragmatic Play company draws four fixed amounts on this video slot. They are calculated by total bet and following multipliers:
  1. Mini – х10;
  2. Minor – х25;
  3. Major – х50;
  4. Grand – х250.
The jackpots are drawn at bonus screen with twelve gifts. Pick them randomly to accumulate three same icons. You win a proper jackpot.


When you launch this video slot, first thing you see is an intro with description of key features.
The main screen shows five reels, the control panel and some info windows.
To select the bet, you can use plus and minus buttons. They open new window, where you can select how many coins of which value to stake.
Playing new spins manually, you can stop the reels at any moment. The automatic game is provided with advanced settings.
The pay table is very convenient and user-friendly. All features of this model are explained there.
The video slot was designed for playing in browser or in mobile version for smartphones.

Should You Play Slot for Real Money in New Zealand?

This is a colourful, interesting and nice New Year online video slot, which would help you creating holiday mood and excite by interesting features of the gameplay. Especially good are free spins, jackpots and unusual functions of Wilds.
We should also say about average levels of payback and dispersion.
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Main info
Type of game Pokies
Manufacturer Pragmatic Play
Max bet 100
RTP 95.92%
Max payout 400 : 1
Issue date 14.11.2017
Progressive jackpot No
Reels number 5
Lines number 20
Wilds Yes
Scatter Yes
Gamble Feature No
3D slot Yes
Bet line 0.01 - 5
Bonus games Yes