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Big Kahuna Video Slot

Big Kahuna

The Big Kahuna Guides You To Riches Aplenty…

Through the Tropical Jungle We Go, Not Even Volcanoes Will Stop Us!

Tropical fruits, volcanos and big-time bonuses is the goal in this bright, color-cascading 5 reel, 9 payline video slot, The Big Kahuna.

With rich, cheerful graphics and exciting features, this video slot is for all levels of players, with a flexible range of minimum to medium denomination wagers. This video slot keeps you on the edge of excitement, fully engaging you in the game from start to end. With Wild and Scatter symbols the hit rate is high, and keeps you entertained until the 2 Bonus Games kick in!

The first is the Volcano Bonus, where the village chief anticipates your choice of which offering will calm the red-hot volcano from exploding, taking all of the village people with it in a storm of hot lava. Simply pick an option and reap the rewards!

Far away from the villagers and hidden in the mountain hills like the Magic Mask Bonus, where ten Magical Masks await you. The ‘Pick until Pop’ feature allows you to pick a Magical Mask until you come across one with a valuable collection. Even better, receive a prize at the end, just in case you made some unlucky choices.

Immerse yourself in the tribal atmosphere in Big Kahuna, where you will feel like you are on a tropical vacation with both adventure and rewards. This game is truly unique and the experience, priceless! With multiple Bonus features, we at CasinoBird.com had a blast playing, and we know you will, too!
Feel the heat of the tribal beat, Baby!

Type:
5 Reel, 9 Payline, 45 coin, Tribal themed Video Slot
Features:
2 Bonus Games
Bonus Game:
Yes
Maximum Win:
40,000 coins
Jackpot:
No
Online:
Yes
Released:
January 2004
Game Provider:
Microgaming
Topics:
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Big Kahuna - Official Game Rules & Playing Information - click to view - click to close

General Rules
The following general rules apply:
You are paid out for winning combinations on enabled paylines only, except for scatter wins. The Monkey symbol can appear in any position on any of the reels.
Winnings are paid out on the highest combination on each enabled payline only, except for scatter wins.
Scatter wins are added to payline wins.
The values of the Bonus Features are displayed in coins.
Malfunctions void all plays and pays.

Pick a Mask Bonus Game Rules
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Mask Symbol
The following rules apply to the Pick a Mask bonus game:
Three or more Mask symbols displayed on an enabled payline, activates the Pick a Mask bonus game.
The Big Kahuna symbol does not substitute for a Mask symbol to trigger the Bonus Feature.
The win amounts shown in the bonus game have already been multiplied by the initiating line bet.
Ten Tiki masks are displayed. Behind the Tiki masks are bonus win amounts or Collect options.
If you uncover a win amount, you can choose another Tiki mask.
If you uncover a Collect, the game ends.
When you uncover a Collect, remaining Tiki masks are uncovered to reveal their hidden values, and the consolation win amount is calculated.
The consolation win amount is based on the values behind the remaining Tiki masks.
For each Tiki mask that has a win amount value, you are paid double your bet per payline.
Collect values are not included in your consolation win amount.
Payouts are in coins.
Malfunctions void all plays and pays.

Volcano Bonus Game Rules
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Volcano Symbol
The following rules apply to the Volcano bonus game:
Three or more Volcano symbols displayed on an enabled payline, activates the Volcano bonus game.
The Big Kahuna symbol does not substitute for a Volcano symbol to trigger the Bonus Feature.
The win amounts shown in the bonus game have already been multiplied by the initiating line bet.
You can only select one Fruit Offering.
Payouts are in coins.
Malfunctions void all plays and pays.

Wild Symbol Rules
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Big Kahuna Symbol
The following rules apply to the Wild Symbol:
The Big Kahuna is a wild symbol.
The Big Kahuna symbol is only wild for fruit symbols.
The Big Kahuna symbol does not substitute for a Chief or Lizard symbol to complete regular winning combinations.
The Big Kahuna symbol does not substitute for a Monkey symbol to complete scatter winning combinations.
The Big Kahuna symbol does not substitute for a Mask and Volcano symbols to activate the Bonus Features.
Multiple Big Kahuna symbols on the payline create winning combinations as shown in the Regular Payout Schedule.

Scatter Symbol Rules
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Monkey Symbol
The following rules apply to the scatter symbol:
The Monkey symbol is a scatter symbol.
The Monkey symbol does not need to appear in a line on an enabled payline to win. The Monkey symbol can be scattered anywhere on the five reels provided that two or more Monkey symbols appear.
The Big Kahuna symbol does not substitute for a Monkey symbol to complete scatter winning combinations.
Winnings are calculated by multiplying the number of Monkey symbols displayed by the total number of credits bet.
Scatter wins are independent from payline wins, and are added to payline wins.

Payout Rules
The following rules apply to the Payouts:
Winnings are paid out on the highest combination on each enabled payline only, except for scatter wins.
Scatter wins are added to payline wins.
You are paid out for winning combinations on enabled paylines only, except for scatter wins. The Monkey symbols can appear in any position on the reels.
To produce a winning combination, the symbols must be next to each other on an enabled payline.
Winning combinations pay out from left to right. At least one of the symbols must be displayed on the first slot reel. A symbol combination starting on the second, third, fourth or fifth slot reels does not pay out.
If you have a scatter win and a normal payline win, you are paid out for both wins, as scatter wins are independent from payline wins.
The values of the Bonus Features are displayed in coins.

What are Bonus slots?
Bonus slots are slot machines that have a bonus feature. They are games of chance, and consist of symbols that are displayed on reels.
The objective is to spin the reels so the symbols form a winning combination on the payline. The payout is dependent on the winning combination formed.

Playing Bonus Slots

To play a game of bonus slots, do the following:
Click the Increase (+) or Decrease (-) button to increase or decrease the coin size you want to bet.

Select the number of coins you want to bet as follows:
Click the Select Coins button. This increases the number of coins you want to bet per payline by one.
Click the Bet Max button. This bets the maximum number of coins allowed, enables all the paylines and automatically spins the reels.

Note:
Your total bet amount is the number of coins bet per payline, multiplied by the number of paylines enabled, multiplied by the coin size selected.
Select the number of paylines you want to bet as follows:
Click the Select Lines button. This increases the number of paylines you want to bet by one.
Click the Bet Max button. This bets the maximum number of coins allowed, enables all the paylines and automatically spins the reels.
Click the Spin button. The reels start spinning.
If you have a winning combination lining up on the payline, the game is over and you are paid out the win amount as reflected in the Payout Schedule.
If you have the bonus feature combination, the Bonus Feature is activated.
If you do not have a winning combination, the game is over and you can spin again.
Screen Features

The following diagram shows the features of the Big Kahuna video slot machine in Expert Mode.
Note:
Position your mouse pointer over the graphic to identify the screen features.
To view the description of a feature, click the required area of the graphic
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Game Features
Play Area
Displays the reels of the slot machine. The reels are displayed through a slots window.

Paylines
Lines across a slots window where combinations must be formed.

Game Controls
Spin button
Starts a slot game by spinning the reels.

Note:
This button is active when there is no game in play.
Bet Max button
Bets the maximum number of coins allowed, enables all the paylines and automatically spins the reels.

Note:
This button is active when there is no game in play.

View Payout button
Opens the game Payout Table.

Select Lines button
Used to select the number of paylines you want to enable.

Select Coins button
Used to select the number of coins you want to bet per payline.

Increase (+) and Decrease (-) buttons
Used to change the coin size you want to bet.

Note:
Your total bet amount is the number of coins chosen, multiplied by the coin size selected.
These buttons are active when there is no game in play.

Common Controls
Exit button
Opens the Casino menu.

Help button
Opens the help file for the game you are currently playing.

Bank button
Opens the Banking screen.

Regular button
Switches to Regular Mode when the game is in Expert Mode.

Screen Features
Credits box
Displays your current credit balance.

Bet box
Displays your total bet amount. This is automatically deducted from your credit balance.

Note:
Your total bet amount is the number of coins bet per payline, multiplied by the number of paylines enabled, multiplied by the coin size selected.

Win box
Displays the credits you were paid for your last win. This is automatically added to your credit balance.

Coins box
Displays how many coins you bet per payline.

Lines box
Displays the number of paylines you have enabled.

Casino icon
Opens the Casino fly-out menu.

Expert Mode Features
AutoPlay button
Opens the AutoPlay Settings dialog box. The Start button on the AutoPlay Settings dialog box starts your AutoPlay session.

Spin 5x button
Starts a slot game and automatically spins the reels. Five games are played in succession. This is the same as clicking the Spin button five times.

Spin 10x button
Starts a slot game and automatically spins the reels. Ten games are played in succession. This is the same as clicking the Spin button ten times.

Spin box
Displays the number of games that have played according to your AutoPlay settings.

Bonus Screen Features

Big Kahuna has two Bonus Features, Volcano and Pick a Mask.
Click the links for more information about the Bonus Screen Features.
Volcano
Pick a Mask

Volcano Screen Features
The following diagram shows the features of the Big Kahuna, Volcano Bonus Feature screen:
Note:
Position your mouse pointer over the graphic to identify the screen features.
To view the description of a feature, click the required area of the graphic.
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Bonus Features
Play Area
Displays the selection of Fruit Offerings. Choose a Fruit Offering. The Fruit Offering drops into the Volcano to reveal your bonus win amount.

Back to Game button
Click to return to the Slots screen.

Common Controls
Exit button
Opens the Casino menu.

Help button
Opens the help file for the game you are currently playing.

Bank button
Opens the Banking screen.

Expert button
Switches to Expert Mode when the game is in Regular Mode.

Screen Features
Credits box
Displays your current credit balance.

Coins box
Displays how many coins you bet per payline.

Lines box
Displays the number of paylines you have enabled.

Win box
Displays the credits you were paid for your last win. This is automatically added to your credit balance.

Bet box
Displays your total bet amount in credits.

Note:
Your total bet amount is the number of coins bet per payline, multiplied by the number of paylines enabled, multiplied by the coin size selected.

Casino icon
Opens the Casino Fly-out menu.

Pick a Mask Screen Features
The following diagram shows the features of the Big Kahuna, Pick a Mask Bonus Feature screen:
Note:
Position your mouse pointer over the graphic to identify the screen features.
To view the description of a feature, click the required area of the graphic.
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Bonus Features
Play Area
Displays the selection of Tiki masks. Choose a Tiki mask. The hidden value is displayed.

Bonus Win box
Displays your bonus win amount. This amount increases if you choose a Tiki mask with a hidden bonus amount.

Back To Game button
Click to return to the Slots screen.

Common Controls
Exit button
Opens the Casino menu.

Help button
Opens the help file for the game you are currently playing.

Bank button
Opens the Banking screen.

Expert button
Switches to Expert Mode when the game is in Regular Mode.

Screen Features
Credits box
Displays your current credit balance.

Bet box
Displays your total bet amount. This is automatically deducted from your credit balance.

Note:
Your total bet amount is the number of coins bet per payline, multiplied by the number of paylines enabled, multiplied by the coin size selected.

Win box
Displays the credits you were paid for your last win. This is automatically added to your credit balance.

Coins box
Displays how many coins you bet per payline.

Lines box
Displays the number of paylines you have enabled.

Casino icon
Opens the Casino fly-out menu.

Game Modes
The Casino has two game modes you can select. These are Regular Mode, and Expert Mode.
Regular Mode is normal game play mode with no Advanced Features.
Expert Mode offers Advanced Features and Regular Mode game play features. You can set a game to AutoPlay. This enables you to automatically play a selected number of consecutive spins, without having to interact with the software.
Note:
For more information on the Regular Mode see the Regular Mode section.
For more information on the Expert Mode see the Expert Mode section.
Expert Mode

Expert Mode offers a number of Advanced Features to enhance your gaming experience.
The following Slot Advanced Features are available in Expert Mode:
Spin 5X
Spin 10X
AutoPlay

Note:
For more information on how to activate the Expert Mode see the How to Set a Game to Expert Mode section.

Spin 5x and 10x

The Spin 5x and 10x feature enables you to play a set number of spins without having to click the Spin button.
Spin 5x button
Starts a slot game and automatically spins the reels. Five games are played in succession. This is the same as clicking the Spin button five times.

Spin 10x button
Starts a slot game and automatically spins the reels. Ten games are played in succession. This is the same as clicking the Spin button ten times.
AutoPlay

The AutoPlay feature enables you to automatically play a selected number of consecutive spins without having to interact with the software.
Clicking the AutoPlay button opens the AutoPlay settings screen.
You can customize your AutoPlay, Spin and Stop settings. The options are:
Spin Settings section

Number of spins to play
Sets the number of times the slot reels spins during your AutoPlay session. Select the number of reel spins from the drop-down list, or enter the required number manually.
Spin Stop Settings section

Stop when all spins are complete
Stops the AutoPlay session after playing the number of reel spins you select.
Stop if win exceeds or equals:
Stops the current AutoPlay session if the number of credits won on any spin exceeds or equals the amount you select from the drop-down list, or enter the required number manually.
Important:
Clicking the Start button starts an AutoPlay session.
Set your bet amount before you start an AutoPlay session as AutoPlay plays with the last bet value.

Note:
For more information on how to use the AutoPlay settings screen, see the How To Configure the AutoPlay Settings section.

Regular Mode

Regular Mode is normal game play mode. There are no Advanced Features available in this mode.
Note:
For more information on how to activate the Regular Mode see the How to Set a Game to Regular Mode section.

How to:
Change the Coin Size Bet

To change the coin size bet, do the following:
Click the Increase (+) button to increase the coin size.
Click the Decrease (-) button to decrease the coin size.

Note:
Your total bet amount is the number of coins chosen, multiplied by the coin size selected.
Change the Number of Coins Bet

To change the number of coins bet, do the following:
Click the Select Coins button. This increases the number of coins you want to bet per payline by one.
Click the Select Lines button. This increases the number of paylines you want to bet by one.

or
Click the Bet Max button. This bets the maximum number of coins allowed and automatically spins the reels
Exit a Game

To exit a game, do the following:
Click the Exit button. The Casino menu is displayed.
Select another game to play, or exit the Casino.
Disconnect from the Casino

To exit a game, do the following:
If you are playing a game, click the Exit button. The Casino menu is displayed.
Click the Disconnect button. You are disconnected from the Casino.

Note:
To exit the Casino click the X button in the top right hand corner of the screen. The Casino is closed.

Purchase More Credits

To purchase more credits, do the following:
Click the Bank button. The Banking system opens.
Purchase credits.
Click the X button in the top right hand corner of the screen to close the Banking system. This returns you to the Casino menu or the game.

Use the Casino Fly-out Menu

To use the Casino Fly-out Menu, do the following:
Click the Casino icon in the top left hand corner of the screen. The Casino Fly-out menu is displayed.

Click the required option.

Note:
The Games option on the Casino Fly-out menu enables you to open other games from the game you are currently playing.

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