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Big Top Online Pokies Review

If you're a big kid at heart then you'll want to read our Big Top pokies review. Filled with all the fun of the circus, as well as a whole load of cash, this game is one of the most entertaining slot machine we've played in a while. Although it's certainly not the most technical video slot on the market right now, the game does remind us of our youth and that's certainly something worth raving about.


In terms of looks, Big Top online pokies for real money takes the fun of the circus and injects into a cartoon style interface. Bright, vivid colours depict clowns, performing elephants and card images across five reels.

For us the nicest thing we found during our review of Big Top pokies was the white background. Sometimes a reel can absorb the foreground images rather than enhance them but the colour scheme for this game was excellent. The garish colours on a white background helped make the game more clear, more engaging and, thus, more enjoyable to play.


The free Big Top pokies online game, as well as its real money counterpart, is a nine-payline video slot with five reels. Coin denominations start $0.25 which some novice players my find restrictive. Indeed, the minimum cost per spin is $2.25 so it would be at the top end of a small stakes player's bankroll. At the upper end of the betting spectrum the largest coin size is $5.00, which makes the maximum wager $45 per spin.

The top symbol in this game is the Big Top logo for the game; however, it's not a wild. Five of them on an activated payline gives you a 5,000X jackpot payout. There is also a wild symbol in this game and, although it doesn't have its own specific payout, five of them will also get you a 5,000X jackpot. Indeed, if there's one element of value in this game it's the wild symbols which not only offer a second way to win the jackpot but contribute to a series of incremental wins.

Added Value

For additional value in real money Big Top online pokies we found the scatter symbol was extremely effective. This option provides a payout of 2,250X - the second-highest jackpot in the game - and helps to make up for the lack of a major bonus features in this game.

Overall our assessment is that the Big Top slot machine is a good mid-range slot. In terms of aesthetics and nostalgia it's fantastic and while the payouts aren't huge, there still plenty of ways to make a healthy profit.