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Rating 2022’s best no deposit slot games

By William Davis


Oct 21, 2022

Reading time: 4 min

Online gambling has more than its fair share of slot machine themes based on games, films, cultural tropes, and even candy. So, which no-deposit slot games out there can offer the ultimate gaming experience?

‘Great promotional offers are all well and good. But ultimately, players sign up for the gaming experience. And if they don’t enjoy what a slot game offers, chances are, you’ve lost their interest, and they may very well decide to look elsewhere!, said Olivia King, site owner, and manager at No Deposit 365. Olivia understands that apart from no deposit bonuses, a slot game’s theme, visuals, and sound also comes into play when attracting both loyal and new customers.

Most players who love slot machines also look for the No Deposit option. However, this requirement does not characterize the be-all and end-all of their ultimate slot machine choice.

Mermaid’s Pearls Slot Machine

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Think of treasures and creatures scattered around the ocean floor and you’ve got the under-the-sea world of Mermaid’s Pearls. There’s even a mysterious shipwreck. Players will find themselves trying to spot the hidden pearls and treasures. 

Released in May 2019, this is a five-reel slot with a winning combination number of 3,125. Produced by Realtime Gaming, the star of the slot is Taiwanese model, Sprite, who RTG recruited to take on the role of the mermaid in Mermaid’s Pearls. The different selfie images of Sprite across the reel add to an already enjoyable marine-themed game.

Once 300 pearls are amassed, players are rewarded with the Shipwreck bonus. At 600 pearls, the Treasure Pearl feature is triggered with a free spin round of ten free games on a reel stocked with pearls and bank spaces.

Plentiful Treasure

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Another slot for Realtime gaming that revolves around Chinese folklore symbols is Plentiful Treasures, which can be played by Planet 7 Casino. The slot machine transmits a lot of Feng-shui energy. 

On the reel, you have golden versions of a ring, teapot, dragon statue, an eye charm, and a tassel, which are high-paying icons. You have the royal poker cards 9 to A on the low side. There are also two Wilds, a pearl, and a Fu-Lu-Shou-Xi-character symbol. The scatter here is the Feng shui tripod.

The three scatters that trigger 8 free games can be triggered again. During the free games, the card symbols (A, K, Q, J, 10, and 9) do not appear. The 12 Gold coins can make an appearance at any time, and these lead to the revelation of four deities. When three of the god symbols are matched, players are rewarded with the relative jackpot. The five golden symbols can be activated and deactivated based on the budget.

The Mariachi 5

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Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is around the corner, and the Mariachi 5 is a slot machine that simply celebrates this to the core. Musical skeletons, sugar skulls, guitars, and pinatas are a festive reminder of Mexican culture. Accompanied by a soundtrack the likes of the film Coco, this slot machine will make you feel like you are in the middle of the Zocalo in Mexico City.

The skeleton pinatas are the scatter symbols, while the wild symbols are simply the word ‘Wild’ written on the slot, which lands on reels two and four. They appear in stacks of two or three for higher winning combinations, and each time a player completes a winning combo, the prize is doubled. 

This is also a Realtime gaming slot, and even though its fiesta vibe will get you clapping and swaying, players need to remember that to get the big wins, they need to monitor the bonus game closely. Each mariachi musician offers a round of free spins with multipliers ranging from 15 free spins with 2x multipliers (low risk) to 5 free spins with 8x multipliers (high risk).


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This fairy-tale slot is filled with pixies, unicorns, fairies, and crystals and has 243 winning pay lines. 

The game’s five reels are filled with eleven magical woodland symbols which include toadstools, fireflies, unicorns, and sprites. Accompanied by a musical track of a classical female choir, the likes of a period drama, the green fairies serve as wild symbols. At the same time, the hollowed-out willow tree acts as the scatter, unlocking the game’s bonus round.

Cash Bandits 2

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Another sequel from Realtime Gaming, Cash bandits 2 has the good guys and the bad ones battling it out again. The comic cartoonesque adds to the fun by taking on the 5×3 format with 25 adjustable pay lines.

The eleven-themed symbol reel involves a cop, a terror-stricken victim, a bag of loot, tied bank notes and coins, a burglar alarm, and a banal cup of coffee accompanied by a doughnut. The music accompanying this slot is a jazz saxophone reminiscent of the sexy Pink Panther theme.

The Wild appears stacked on the reels and substitutes all symbols except for the scatter, which is an idiotic-looking robber holding bags of cash and doing a very poor job of concealing his identity.

Cash Bandits 2, which is also available on mobile phones, has two progressive jackpots on offer, which can be triggered anytime during the base game.


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