Sumo wrestling is one of the national sports of Japan. It is not a particularly pleasant sport but many people do like watching very large men wrestle on a special mat trying to push each other out of the set lines. There are five reels and twenty five paylines in this slots game that brings Sumo wrestling to the forefront of peoples lives. Players may try out the game for fun before placing real money bets. When ready to place real money bets, the player can place up to 10 coins per line and choose coin sizes that range from $0.01 up to $10 per spin. There is an auto play option for players that want to preset the number of spins the game runs for consecutively. At any point, the player can stop the auto play and revert to manually hitting the spin button.
The Sumo Personalities and What they Offer
Each of the Sumo wrestlers have a personality. There is Anger, Fear, Disgust and Sad in addition to a Tibetan priest, a geisha girl and a wind spinner that make up the symbols on the reels together with high scoring letters and numbers of cards. The wild symbol is a sumo wrestler and he can substitute for other symbols and help to complete a winning payout. On his own the Sumo wrestler awards high payouts of up to 500 coins when five appear on an active payline. Four award the player 120 coins and three award the player 30 coins. When two or more of the Sumo wrestlers appear on screen the player is treated to a re-spin in addition to other payouts. The Super Sumo symbol is the scatter and this only appears on reels 1, 3 and 5. When three of these symbols appear on the screen, the player is treated to 10 free spins during which all winnings are doubled and the player can trigger more free spins if more Super Sumo symbols appear on the screen. This is a cute game with some interesting characters and it gives a good insight into the sports world in Japan.