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What are Wild Symbols and Scatter Symbols
casino blog
24 June 2015

Online slot machines today are far more complex than they were ten years ago. They all have regular symbols, but most of them also now have Wild Symbols and Scatter Symbols. That’s not all though. You can now find multiple variations of these symbols and the main purpose in life for the Wild Symbol is to substitute all other symbols on the reels to help generate a new winning combination.

The only symbols that the Wild Symbols usually do NOT have the ability to substitute are the Scatter Symbols and the Bonus Symbols. Some Wild Symbols can cover just one symbol positon on the reels and others can fill entire reels. These ones are otherwise known as Expanding Wild Symbols, Stacked Wild Symbols, Grouped Wild Symbols, Wild Reels or Rising Wilds. It seems as though online casino software companies keep on reinventing this useful little symbol and this is great news for players.

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