Set sail for the high seas in search for bountiful treasures in Playson’s latest swashbuckling slot release, Pirate Chest: Hold and Win


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Pirate Chest: Hold and Win is a 5×4 reel slot with 25-paylines and a grand jackpot prize of x3,000.






Low value symbols are represented by playing card royals, with Jack through to Ace. If the right amount of paying combinations land at once, these symbols can offer between x0.2 and x2 the player’s bet. 

High value symbols come in the form of anchors, compasses, parrots and monkeys, offering between x0.4 and x20. 

Wild pirates can land on the reels, substituting for all symbols other than the scatter, bonus and boost features. 

Pirate ship scatters will trigger the free spins feature with eight spins awarded when three scatters appear on the same spin.

Golden coin bonus symbols are available, displaying either multiplied bet amounts or jackpot prizes. Landing six or more bonus symbols will trigger the hold and win game mode. 

These bonus prize amounts range from x1 to x15 the player’s bet.

Finally, the hold and win bonus game can also be triggered by octopus boost symbols, if five coins land on the reels with it. These boost symbols only land on the third reel will award all gold coin values that are present on the board when they drop into play. 


With the hold and win bonus game mode, players are taken to an empty reel set where the triggering bonus symbols stay sticky on the reels. Only bonus and boost symbols can appear during this game mode. 

Players are given three spins at the start of the hold and win feature, with every symbols that drops in resetting the number of spins to three. 

When all spins have been played out, the value of all multiplied bet amount and jackpot symbols will be provided to the player. Mini, minor and major jackpot symbols can appear on the reels, with the grand jackpot prize awarded for filling the reels with symbols. 

Mystery symbols can appear in this game mode, revealing either multiplied bet amounts or jackpot symbols at the end of the feature. 

With the free spins feature, there is a higher chance of landing bonus ands boost symbols on the board, while landing three scatters will retrigger eight free spins. 

Furthemore, on random base game spins the treasure chest feature can be activated, placing bonus symbols across the reels to increase the chances of accessing the bonus game mode. 


Tamas Kusztos, Chief Commercial Officer, at Playson, stated: “Pirate Chest: Hold and Win is a phenomenal addition to our library, and it is fitting that this slot is our first release of 2023.

“The hold and win mechanic is always attractive to players and this game is packed full of other thrilling features that will boost winnings, enabling it to become one of our flagship titles.”

Anton Ivannikov, Product Owner at Playson, added: “The boost feature is a welcome inclusion to the Playson experience. Whenever bonus and jackpot symbols appear in the reels, players will be eager to see the boost symbol too in order to instantly claim a cash prize. 

“Alongside the inclusion of the popular treasure chest feature and free spins, every single spin during Pirate Chest: Hold and Win will deliver quality entertainment for slot fans worldwide.”



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