The latest underwater slot release from Relax Gaming sees players soak up a sponge for some shark-scrubbing in Shark Wash


Out now




Shark Wash is a 5×4 reel slot with 1,024-ways to win and a maximum win of up to x5,000 the player’s bet.




96.06 per cent


Low value symbols are represented by sponges shaped in playing card suits, with clubs, diamonds, hearts and spades. If the right number of winning combinations land on a single spin, these symbols can offer between x0.6 and x1.2 the player’s bet. 

Blue, green, orange and red shark characters depict the high value symbols, offering between x1 and x15 the player’s preferred wager. 

Bonus B scatters can also appear, triggering seven, 10 or 15 free spins if thee, four or five land on the same spin respectively. 

Additionally, wild W symbols can drop into play, substituting for all symbols other than the B scatters. 


Throughout the game, cascading wins are showcased, causing winning symbols to disappear after providing their payout. This makes way for new symbols to drop in and increase the win potential of an already successful spin. 

Wilds that drop into play can display a counter value between one and five, which will represent how many consecutive cascading wins the wild will stay on the reels for, meaning the wilds won’t disappear after contributing to a win until their counter reaches zero. 

Landing a certain number of wilds in a winning combination will increase a multiplier meter beside the reel set. 

Depending on the number of wilds that contribute to wins on the same spin, but in multiple consecutive cascading wins, these multipliers can enhance the total spin’s payout by x2, x3, x4 or x5. 

Moreover, when wilds finally disappear after their counter runs down to zero, a free respin will be awarded to the player to increase the multiplier meter’s chances of increasing. 

In the free spins feature, this multiplier meter feature stays persistent without resetting in between spins. Also, B scatters that land during the free spins will award one extra spin each.

Finally, players can buy access to the bonus free spins game mode for the price of x80 their stake. 


Shelley Hannah, Director of Casino Products at Relax Gaming, commented: “It’s always a special occasion when we debut a new game, but even more so when it boasts exciting new game features and mechanics; in this case: countdown wilds.

“Once players have acclimated to the underwater setting, we’re quite confident that they will quickly take to this charming new release! What’s not to love about sharks, sponges and countdown wilds?”



To test your luck with the Shark Wash demo, click here