Cryptologic’s Cleo Queen of Egypt is an online slot that takes place in the Far East. In an ancient temple somewhere in Egypt, you are welcomed into the court of Queen Cleo. You are invited to try your hand at this 5 reel, 9 pay lines slot game that offers a progressive jackpot to players.
Game play takes place between two pillars covered in ancient hieroglyphs, framed with a luxurious purple draping. The game features an Egyptian theme in not only its presentation but in the theme of the slot’s symbols
High Rolling Hieroglyphs
Cleo queen of Egypt features the Ace, King, Queen, Jack and 10 symbols as the low value pay symbol. Rather than rank the symbol values in a descending order as most slots do, in Cleo queen of Egypt the symbols are paired in value.
The jack and 10 and the King and Queen are paired together, each pair paying a maximum of 100 and 125 coins respectively for 5 in a row. The ace is paired with an Egyptian ankh. The ankh a symbol of resurrection in Egyptian religions, as well as 150 gold coins if you manage to get 5 of them in a row.
The eye of Horus and the figure of Anubis will net you 200 coins for 5 of them in a row, with the highest value pay symbol being represented by the familiar site of the mummy burial mask.
The Wild Scarab Bonus
The exotic queen Cleo serves as the wild symbol in Cleo queen of Egypt. She will substitute all other symbols except the scattered pyramid symbol, which triggers the games bonus round. Queen Cleo also triggers the game’s jackpots.
Each of the game’s 9 pay lines has a specific jackpot value attached to it, so if you manage to get 5 Cleo symbols in one of these pay lines, you will be awarded with that specific pay lines jackpot value.
Cleo’s Pyramid Bonus
When you manage to get three Egyptian pyramid symbols anywhere on the playfield, you will triggered the scattered pyramid bonus round. Here you will be taken to a new screen that represents hieroglyphs on the temple wall.
You can now pick anyone of the hieroglyphs and be rewarded with the bonuses that lie beneath. These rewards vary from cash rewards to 10 X multipliers. All the rewards you pick will then be added up and rewarded to you before the start of the next round. If you trigger a trap, your bonus round will end and you will be taken back to the main game.
The main bonus feature in Cleo Queen of Egypt is the 9 jackpots it offers on each of its pay lines. The jackpots are progressive, so the value and payout fluctuates, depending on the amounts wagered on the respective pay line. If you manage to get 5 Cleo symbols in one of the nine pay lines, you will hit the nine available jackpots.
High Wagers Mean High Rewards
Cleo queen of Egypt makes up for only having 9 pay lines compared to other online pokies NZ has, by offering players a higher wager limit. The maximum wager you may place on a pay line is $45.
So your risk is higher but so are the rewards. Additionally the 9 pay lines are also potential jackpots so the potential rewards are high.