• Finn and the Swirly Spin Slot Game Review

    If you thought the Cluster Pay in-game feature found in some of the popular video slots such as The Legend of Shangri-La: Cluster Pays or Aloha! Cluster Pays was revolutionary, then think again! NetEnt’s latest Cluster Pay video slot game, Finn and the Swirly Spin Slot, which was released on November 23rd 2017, introduces a whole new gameplay dynamic, and as usual, we at Lucky Star strive to be among the first to offer you the opportunity of trying this game for free or real cash.

    Free Play Mode of the Finn and the Swirly Spin Slot at LuckyStar


    Playable on multiple devices, Finn and the Swirly Spin Slot is an innovative and vibrant slot game featuring a mixture of colors and captivating gameplay. This 5-reel, the5-row slot also features a wild regenerative feature, 4 different types of free spins, a free spins key and random features with 4 different variations.

    Additionally, the game features a new and exciting spin mechanic feature; where as opposed to the usual spinning of the reels, the symbols follow a spiral pattern starting from the outside corner ending in the center position! Players will also like the very flexible betting range offered by this game, which ensures that both high rollers and typical players can enjoy the game conveniently.

    If it’s your first time trying out a video slot game, or you are an experienced spinner, be sure that Finn and the Swirly Spinis bound to whirl you off your feet!

    An Irish Twist

    Most of us can attest to the fact that the repetitive Irish theme featured in most video slot games are becoming rather monotonous and boring. However, with Finn and the Swirly Spin, we must admit that the new super exciting design and gameplay that Finn and the Swirly Spin brings to the table is something.

    Boasting of crisp cartoonish animations and set against a background of rolling green hills, Finn the leprechaun is the main character and is on standby to take you on a journey to the renowned Emerald Isle. On your way there, you’ll be entertained with the traditional Irish music, which will be playing in the background and mystical swirling reels that add some jest to the game.

    Finn the Leprechaun – Main character

    Symbols that you are bound to come across on the reels include acorns, spades, horseshoes, hearts and lucky four leaf clovers. However, your eyes should be peeled and glued to the ruby symbol, which awards you with a 50× multiplier on your stake for five on a payline.

    Bonus Features - Finn and the Swirly Spin Slot Machine

    Finn and the Swirly Spin slot is an exceptional video slot game and it’s the first in the Cluster Pay category that has abandoned the use of normal reels. Instead, NetEnt decided to use 25 unique symbols that appear independently from each other. You can bet starting from a minimum of 10 cents up to a maximum of $200 per spin.

    Every time you click on the spin button, a swirling pattern moves the game’s symbols on a 5× grid towards the keyhole. Your main aim is to get the Key symbol at the bottom left of the screen to the keyhole and unlock the gate to the magical free spins bonus games, which offers you multiple wins.

    Should you manage to match at least 3 symbols in a row – vertically or horizontally –you’ll receive a coin win, making the matched symbols to disappear and give way to the other symbols to swirl in a clockwise direction towards the keyhole and to fill the empty spaces with newer symbols.

    To help you get to the magic free spins world, NetEnt have cleverly included a star wild symbol which is generated with every winning combination you achieve. A win that’s been completed by a wild symbol won’t result into another wild, but instead, it will make the star to explode and destroy the symbols on the same row and column. This will not only give you the opportunity of winning big but also create more space on the reels to allow the Key symbol to swirl faster towards the keyhole.

    Unlocking the door & entering Free Spins Bonus round

    Upon successfully managing to get the key to the lock, the door to the magical free spins world will unlock, and you’ll enjoy a bit of a LSD trip animation, with the leprechaun leading the way. Upon your arrival, you’ll notice four different kingdoms, as described below.

    • The Starbar Free Spins Kingdom – It’s already unlocked, and you can enter it with the 1 key that you already have. You’ll receive seven free spins with 2-5 extra Starfallwilds on each spin
    • The Lava Liar Free Spins Kingdom – You’ll need to get a total of 4 keys during the base game to unlock this kingdom. Once unlocked, you’ll receive a total of 3 spins with a unique dragon destroy feature
    • Lucky Mug Free Spins Kingdom – With a total of 9 keys from the base game, you can access this kingdom, and receive 4 free spins and the unique Irish Luck feature
    • Lastly, there’s the Golden Pot Free Spins Kingdom, which can only be unlocked after you get 16 free spins during the base game. You’ll be awarded 2 free spins,and a magic transform feature

    Plenty O’ Random Features

    During the free spins round, your helpful leprechaun friend is going to award you with plenty of random features in addition to the free spins. They include the following.

    • Starfall Wilds – It adds 2 – 5 extra wild symbols on the reels
    • Dragon Destroy – It’s a feature that randomly destroys a number of symbols on the reels and rewards you with an extra avalanche
    • Irish Luck – Thanks to this feature, you have a guaranteed win during the free spins round as it adds a vertical/horizontal line consisting of one type of symbol on the reels
    • Magic Transform –Responsible for transforming all the heart and space symbols into higher paying symbols and thus bigger wins


    Dragon Destroy Random Feature


    Good Luck Never Ends at Lucky Star Casino

    Can’t seem to get enough of the magical leprechauns? Fret not, your luck doesn’t have to come to an end! At Lucky Star Casino, we’ve featured a number of video slot games inspired by the good ol’ Irish theme. They include the following:

    • Leprechaun Hills
    • Charms and Clovers
    • Irish Gold
    • Leprechaun Goes to Egypt
    • Irish Charms


    As usual, NetEnt has done a commendable job with Finn and the Swirly Spin, and we are very happy that it’s an addition to Luck Star’s slot collection. With the swirling symbols on the screen as well as Irish flute tunes playing in the background, we can assure you that you can almost get a hypnotic feel as you play the game!

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    So what are you waiting for? Grab your flute, sign up with us to receive your welcome bonus and jump into the Swirly Spin with Finn!

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