Why the Break Da Bank games remain popular

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At the casino, we all have a favourite game. Some enjoy the traditional table offerings like blackjack and roulette, but for many it’s the unpredictability of the slots that’s most appealing. Keeping up with the latest games is near impossible, with fresh games coming out ever week, whether it’s based on the latest TV show or with a new progressive pot.

However, at Lucky Nugget Casino you can play the great Break Da Bank slot, and more recently, Break Da Bank Again, which have stood the test of time and still remain popular with the players.

What was the original like?

The original, provided by Microgaming, has been a hit for years and it’s easy to see why.

Firstly, it adopts the classic theme, all gamers want to break the bank and walk away with the jackpot and this slot is clear in that it allows you to do that.

The slot itself contains three reels and five paylines. As you can see, that is a huge difference between the slots nowadays, with significantly more paylines on offer. That doesn’t mean you necessarily win more, but this is well-known for paying out some big wins.

It also ensures that the game is easy to play, and in keeping with that simplicity, the symbols follow the theme, with dollar signs, gold chains and vaults among those on offer.

The paytable would show you the worth of these symbols and the wilds would get you multipliers on any winnings. Playing this was simple, easy and there were big wins to be had.

New and improved

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The appreciation of the original, meant that 2008 saw a new and improved offering from Microgaming, and both are still going strong to this day.

The first notable difference with Break Da Bank Again is that it had five reels and nine paylines, which gave players slightly more ways to win. Although there wasn’t too much difference to the first, it’s still known for big payouts.

However, the chief difference between the two was the increasing in bonus features that gave the players more chances to win. Many of the bonuses on offer are similar to the ones you see regularly today, with free spins and multipliers — although Break Da Bank Again kept the classic feel to the slot.

The wild symbol — the games logo — will substitute other symbols in order to create winning combinations as well as providing 5x multiplier, to allow you to really build up your pot, which was more than the original offered.

As well as that, the vault doors act as a scatter symbol and three or more of those along the reels will earn you 15-25 free spins, which again will be multiplied by five! There were clearly plenty of ways to win.

So, there you have it –  an insight into two of the most popular slot games out there, that have been entertaining you for years. The first provided players with a great theme and ways to win big, and the follow up improved on that. Maintaining what made Break Da Bank popular, the newest slot added free bets, multipliers and improved graphics to create a better overall experience. Enjoy!