Ho Ho Tower

Ho Ho Tower Slot Review

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What is this mobile slot about?

This Ho Ho Tower mobile slot does something a little bit strange; it improves on an already great slot machine, but in very small and subtle ways.

We’ve got a little bit of dilemma here. When we first game across this Ho Ho Tower slot by Elk Gaming, we obviously thought it was just a copy of Hong Kong Tower but with a Christmas theme. Which it kinda is.

You get the same 99 paylines, stacked symbols, mystery symbols, and a wonderful wheel of fortune click me bonus.

But, it turns out, this is a subtly different slot machine, and so instead of repeating ourselves, go familiarise yourself with our Hong Kong Tower slot review. Trust us, either way, you’ve got a great game in your hands.

The Ho Ho Tower slot is short by one ho

Whilst all the symbols are the same, you can’t deny the festive cheer in sight, even if at first you’d be forgiven if you thought the title would be more suited to the Pimped slot game.

Overlooking a city of lights where sky scrapers grace the sky, this oriental Christmas is certainly unique if a little bit of a strange choice of game to turn into a Holiday slot.

Still, the first thing you’ll notice is that the RTP of Ho Ho Tower is slightly better, sitting at 96.4% instead of 96.2%.

More importantly, you get more wins in the base game, a the problem with Hong Kong Tower which felt a little hungry at times.

More wins, more often, same big payouts

Seeing as the wins come a little easier, you’d be forgiven for thinking that you don’t get as big a top win. Well, you’d be wrong.

This Ho Ho Tower online slot has a top win of 1061 times your bet, which is bigger than the original at 1026 times your bet.

The sacrifice you have to make, however, is that you can only bet as much as 0.50 a spin. So high limit slot gamblers are better off heading straight to Hong Kong instead, or maybe trying the 3 reel Route 777 slot instead.

All about the Ho Ho Tower bonus game

This is not a slot with free spins, but instead, this Ho Ho Tower mobile game gives you something better.

It gives you a frequent hitting click me wheel of fortune bonus, where you spin the wheel till no more wins are possible.

It’s not one of the mobile casino games we’d have thought would make make our Christmas list, yet somehow, it’s one we’ll definitely be playing in December and beyond.

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Mobile slot overview

Mobile Slot releasedNovember 2017
Slot typeVideo Slot
Slot reels / paylines5 Reels / 99 Paylines
House edge3.6%
Slot volatilityMedium/High
Min/Max bet0.10 / 50
Max win153,075
Free spinsNone
Bonus roundsStacked Symbols, Mystery Symbols, Click Me Bonus
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In-game bonus features

Mystery Symbols: The Ho Ho Tower slot logo is the mystery symbol and comes stacked. Which, much like in the Legend of Shangri La game, will turn into any of the other symbols on screen to help create wins.

If you get the Ying Yang bonus appear as part of the mystery stack, this triggers the bonus game with 2 extra lives.

Bonus Game Feature: Depending on how many Ying Yang scatters you find across the reels, depends on how many lives you get.

As you trigger the bonus game, you'll be taken at the top of this Tower of lights, where you'll have 3 possible wheels of fortune that you can spin.

Each wheel will have either an arrow symbol, which moves you onto the next wheel, or a cash prize. Land on the cash, and you win that prize, but if you get that cash prize again, the feature ends.

So you are mostly guaranteed a minimum of two cash prizes, usually more.

  • The blue wheel has cash prizes ranging from 200 to 1,000 coins
  • The green wheel has cash prizes ranging from 500 to 10,000 coins
  • The red wheel has cash prizes ranging from 1,000 to 50,000 coins

If you trigger this feature with 4 or 5 scatters, and you get 2 lives, you are more likely to get the better wheels.

Also, this Christmas Ho Ho Tower slot has a bigger top prize of 50,000 coins in the red wheel, rather than 25,000.


Closing thoughts

Elk Gaming studios didn't need to improve their Hong Kong Tower mobile phone game. It is an excellent game.

So why they choose to make a Christmas game with an oriental theme that seems so similar, only the most avid of slot players will ever notice the difference.... we will never know.

However, we are glad they did, because we are one of those avid players who noticed each of the slight but significant improvements that, in our opinion, makes this the slightly better slot online.

If you prefer your Christmas games a little more traditional, there's always Secrets of Christmas by NetEnt, but personally, we're going to see how high up this tower we can climb.

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Review by Lucky Mobile Slots, last updated: August 8, 2018 - Rating 5

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