Nian Nian You Yu Slot Review

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What is this mobile slot about?

Wishing you abundance all year round, Nian Nian You Yu mobile slot can certainly help pad out your wallet with it’s simple spins.

We honestly didn’t expect much from this Playtech slot for mobile and tablets.

Mostly because we’d already decided it was another ‘Asian’ themed slot that would bring little new to the table, like the fairly average Geisha Story slot.

And whilst that’s true, to an extent, we were surprised by how much fun we had playing such a simple slot machine.

Celebrating the Chinese New Year

Nian Nian You Yu is a popular phrase using during Chinese New Year to wish other around you abundance in your life.

A fitting name for a video slot that pays both ways on 9 paylines, as you’ll find the wins come fairly easy, considering there’s some top notch wins to be had.

You’ll have to hit 5 of a kind to get those, but the wild and scatter symbols provide welcome relief to your wallet as you wait. Especially as that wild has a 2x multiplier on it’s tail.

Overall, it has to be said, it’s a pretty theme. From the lucky fish, to the dim sum dumplings, to the Chinese scatters, and light music in the background; there’s a festive, easy, air around this game that kept us playing for longer than expected for such simple gameplay.

The Nian Nian You Yu slot jackpot

That said, there’s no doubt that part of the big draw is the fact that, at any point you can trigger the mystery progressive jackpot bonus game.

It could trigger it on any spin, including spins with no wins, on any bet… though the Nian Nian You Yu slot does slightly favour bolder gamblers who are happy to gamble big.

Still, much like in the Mega Moolah mobile slot, players from all walks of life have won this jackpot and gotten themselves anything from 5,000 to a cool million.

And if that doesn’t bring in a happy new year, all year round, we don’t know what will.

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Mobile slot overview

Slot typeVideo Slot
Jackpot amountUpwards of 1 million
Slot reels / paylines5 Reels / 9 Paylines
Slot volatilityMedium
Coins range0.01 - 5.00
Min/Max bet0.09 / 45
Free spinsNo Free Spins/ No Multipliers
Bonus roundsPays Both Ways, Wilds, Scatters
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In-game bonus features

Wilds: The fish is the wild symbol and replaces all other symbols except scatter. It also multiplies a win by 2x.

Scatters: The Chinese writing is the scatter and pays 1x your bet when 2 symbol show anywhere on screen, 5x on 3 symbols, 10 times on 4 symbols, and 100 times on 5 symbols.

How To Win The Dragon Jackpot: At any point, after any spin, you might trigger the dragon jackpot randomly.

You'll then be taken to a second screen where you are guaranteed to win one of four progressive jackpots. You spin the wheel and the first 3 same coloured dragon you collect will win you one of the four jackpots.


Closing thoughts

A surprisingly good mobile slot Nian Nian You Yu will keep you spinning with it's uncomplicated gameplay and pretty graphics.

If you prefer non-jackpot slots, but still like to get some good wins, try the sister slot, and equally zen like Zhao Cai Jin Bao slot by Playtech.

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Review by Lucky Mobile Slots, last updated: December 17, 2015 - Rating 3

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