Spamalot Holy Grail is a fun filled pokies progressive jackpot game by Playtech. This pokies is themed on Monty Python’s Flying Circus the comedy show which ran from 1968 until 1974 The six comedians involved in the show were John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones – all now household names but it was Eric Idle who is most associated with Spamalot, the musical stage show based on Monty Python and the Holy Grail, one of the successful Python feature films.
The Spamalot Holy Grail jackpot is currently worth $779,545 (at the time of writing). It was last hit on 23 January 2016, awarding $1,021,095 at that time. This online pokies is a tribute to the stage show and it incorporates many of the elements from the production.
What is Spamalot Holy Grail Jackpot game about?
This game became an instant success worldwide since its release and is the most played pokies progressive jackpot with largest payouts.
The game is extremely addictive, fun and just as crazy as everything Monty Pythons did throughout their careers. You will see all the popular characters from the movie and definitely end your session with a smile on your face regardless of how much you win or lose. The game has an old school feel and reminds us off the pokies machines used to be seen in pubs decades ago and works perfectly with the theme and adds to its overall charm.
You can feel the game symbols with the low value ones that are the standard 10, J, Q, K and A and the higher value symbols are characters from the show such as the Lady of the Lake, Sir Galahad, Sir Robin, Sir Lancelot and King Arthur. The Holy Grail itself is the wild symbol, the Monty Python logo is the scatter symbol and there’s a bonus symbol featuring a cloud with feet sticking out of the bottom. Spamalot has an RTP (return to player) percentage of around 94% which is quite high considering that this is a progressive jackpot with very big prizes.
How to play Spamalot Holy Grail Progressive Jackpot?
Spamalot is 5 reels, 20 pay-lines pokies game to play with a big progressive jackpot that is just too tempting to miss out. The betting range in this game has coin sized go from $0.01 up to $50. You can only bet one coin per line, but that is more than enough because Spamalot can be played for as low as $0.01 up to a huge $1.000 per spin. The high end of the betting range is probably too big for the majority of players, but it is more than exciting even for the most demanding high rollers out there.
What are the features in Spamalot Holy Grail Progressive Jackpot?
The gameplay is so exciting and filled with crazy bonuses and other features that you can have hours and hours of fun just playing the game, regardless of the prizes you win. The Holy Grail is the wild symbol of the game, and it will replace all other symbols except the bonus, the scatter and the special progressive symbol, helping you hit the highest wining combinations.
One of the most important symbols in the game is the Bonus symbol, because it will lead to not one, but five different bonus games. They are all triggered the same way, when you hit the Bonus symbol anywhere on the reel 1 and 5 at the same time, but you do not play them all at once. For every time you hit the bonus symbols on the right locations you will play one of them. You cannot choose the games, because they have to be played in a specific order.
The Scatter symbol will start the Free spins feature when you hit three or more anywhere on the reels. After every spin during this feature, up to 5 wild symbols will be randomly distributed on the reels, bringing you a lot of chances to score huge prizes. This feature is also your road to the ultimate prize, because when you hit The Spamalot Game symbol five time you will start the special progressive jackpot bonus game.
The game has 6 levels where you get to pick items and get a cash prize, advance to the next level or get crushed by the famous Monty Python foot which will end the game. The last level has two items to choose from, and one of them is the jackpot that will turn you into an instant millionaire.
How to win Spamalot Holy Grail progressive Jackpot?
There are two progressives, The Slighltly Less Holly Grail Jackpot and the Holy Grail jackpot. The first one starts at $150, and the second one at $500.000. Other prizes are also extremely high with the highest payout in the game being 5.000 coins, or $250.000 when playing at maximum stake.
Both can only be triggered by the free spins bonus round. Players must pick from a number of animals to move forward, on a six-tiered game. One the final level, players will either win the Holy Grail Jackpot, or the Slightly Less Holy Grail Jackpot. The more players have wagered, the better their chances of success in the jackpot round. The player is required to hit the correct and corresponding symbols in the free spins round to trigger the jackpot bonus round.