The Playtech Gladiator Trilogy


Many of the Playtech powered online casinos, like Mansion Casino and Bgo Casino, include the Gladiator slots in their online promotions. This trilogy draws high traffic and is very popular. The slot games are based on the award winning epic movie Gladiator. In all three video slots the high paying symbols are some of the lead characters from the movie. These include Emperor Commodus, Proximo and Lucilla. However, Maximus is conspicuous by his absence. In the winning combinations with these symbols short clips from the movie are played.

The first slot game in the series was titled Gladiator. The Coliseum symbol triggers up to 24 free spins with up to 3x multiplier. There are extra scatter and wild symbols in the feature. You have to pick objects on a second screen to determine the exact parameters. If the Commodus symbol lands on reel 3 during the feature three additional free spins are awarded. The helmet symbols trigger the Gladiator bonus round. You have to pick nine helmets. Each helmet will be gold, silver or bronze and will award a bonus depending on the metal.

Playtech introduced a progressive jackpot in the second video slot and called it Gladiator Jackpot. Three helmet symbols trigger the Gladiator bonus round. You again have to pick nine helmets on the second screen. If you get all nine gold helmets then you win the progressive jackpot. Otherwise you are paid a bonus for each helmet as before. The progressive jackpot starts at $50,000. The average payout per hit is about $1.27 million. The smallest win is $173,099 and the biggest win is $3,217,894. The progressive jackpot can be hit with a bet of any size, but larger bets give you a greater chance of getting nine gold helmets. Gladiator Jackpot has the same free spins feature as in the first slot game of the series.

The third video slot in the Playtech Gladiator series titled Gladiator Road to Rome. It also has a progressive jackpot that is networked to Gladiator Jackpot. It is hit in the same way. But there are new features in the other aspects of the slot game. The expanded gladiator symbol awards the highest line payout. A full gladiator symbol on any reel becomes a wild symbol. The free spins feature is triggered by three weapons symbols. It initially awards five free spins. But you can get win modifiers like more free spins, payout multipliers, symbol payout boost and extra wild symbol.