The King of Pop – Michael Jackson – enter the slot machine game
In 2012 Bally Technologies introduced the new slot machine game ‘Michael Jackson: King of Pop’. The iconic star, his music and images were a perfect fit for a casino game. From the success of the in-person machine, Bally developed the digital version of the game. Fans of Michael will absolutely love playing this game, for the music if nothing else. But everyone will enjoy the easy to learn and entertainment addition to the mobile game market. Bally later followed up the success of the first game with a sequel titled ‘Michael Jackson II – Wanna Be Startin Somethin‘.
Here is a brief overview of the mechanics of the game and general rules:
- There are 5 reels on the machine
- A combination of 25 different paylines
- Bets range from one penny up to 320 credits
- Throughout the game both audio and video clips play from Michael’s career
- Featured songs including Smooth Criminal, Beat It, Billie Jean, Dirty Diana and Bad.
Vegas Slots Online gave the game four and a half stars, while Lucky Mobile Slots gave it a rating of four stars.
Here is a list of the in-game symbols you will find, and hopefully match!
- The cover of Michael’s Dangerous album (top payer in the game)
- Black hat
- Diamond studded gloves
- Blank sunglasses
- Diamond studded shoes
- The number 10 card
- The number 9 card
The Beat It bonus is one of the games top results. Players who hit the Beat It bonus symbol get a random number of free spins, that over time can add up on top of each other. Getting a Beat It bonus early in the game could result in a big payout with the extra turns.
There is also a Moonwalk wild bonus, which prompts a video of the legend doing his famous backwards dance move on screen. The moonwalk bonus gives wild symbols on the players next few turns. Finally, players that receive the CD bonus will have a second will automatic turn on the side of the green to add a multiple to the players results for the round.
In 2014 Bally reported that one lucky winner hit a $1.2 million jackpot while playing the Michael Jackson King of Pop slow machine.