A May 2020 video slot, Apollo Stacks is the first in its developer AGS’ three-game “Stacks” series, alongside Flamenco Stacks (October 2020) and Vegas Stacks (September 2020). This slot adaptation of Olympian sun/music god Apollo is associated with the Greek mythology, suits of cards and values, gladiatorial fights, music, and archery themes.
Apollo Stacks’ wins need three to five matching card values and ancient Greek symbolism.
Apollo Stacks Game Characteristics
four progressive jackpots with ten unique prizes, stacked “wild” wreaths, golden reels-related selectable (extra) free games, X5 to X300, four substitutes, and 50 fixed winning ways are among the Apollo Stacks’ outstanding characteristics.
A blue mosaic and a fiery god Apollo are in the background of the dark blue 5X4 grid at bottom right. Apollo Stacks has $0.01 and $0.05 denominations only. Bet levels: 60, 120, 180, 300 and 600.
The two denominations and five bet levels result in these Apollo Stacks’ ten total bets. Denomination $0.01: $0.60 (minimum bet), $1.20, $1.80, $3.00 and $6.00. Denomination $0.05: $3.00, $6.00, $9.00, $15.00 and $30.00 (maximum bet).
Apollo Stacks has sixteen symbols—six special and ten ordinary symbols. Special symbols: the first substitute is a golden-and-green “wild” wreath; the fiery white loin cloth, or fiery torso, or muscled chest with bow/arrow substitute for the sun god Apollo; the scatter is a red-hot sun emitting solar flares; and the reel-expanding feature is the fiery golden-and-blue “Apollo Stacks” Greek temple.
Ordinary symbols: wreathed, blonde and cyan-eyed sun god Apollo armed with a golden arrow and bow; golden-maned purple-and-white winged horse Pegasus; golden-and-green winged helmet; golden harp; golden-and-silver sword and shield; red A; blue K; orange Q; green J; and purple 10.
Here are the Apollo Stacks’ payouts. Three wreaths pay X15, four wreaths pay X75, and five wreaths pay X300. Three gods pay X10, four gods pay X50, and five gods pay X200. Three Pegasus or helmets pay X5, four Pegasus or helmets pay X25, and five Pegasus or helmets pay X125.
Three harps or sword/shields pay X5, four harps or sword/shields pay X20, and five harps or sword/shields pay X100. Three A/K/Q/J/10 pay X5, four A/K/Q/J/10 pay X15, and five A/K/Q/J/10 pay X60.
Three suns offer the optional wilds-filled free games mode: 15 free games and two golden reels; or 10 free games and three golden reels; or 6 free games and four golden reels. The golden reels accompanying free games, or, triggered by a landed “Apollo Stacks” temple in the fifth reel, offers these four jackpots.
The denomination $0.01 and bet levels 60-600 are related with these respective jackpot prizes. Mini Jackpots (after two golden reels): $10.00, $20.00, $30.00, $50.00, and $100.00.
Minor jackpots (three golden reels): $20.00, $40.00, $60.00, $100.00, and $200.00. Major jackpots (four golden reels): $100.00, $200.00, $300.00, $500.00, and $1000.00. Grand jackpots (five golden reels): $1000.00, $2000.00, $3000.00, $5000.00, and $10000.00.
The denomination $0.05 and bet levels 60-600 yield these jackpot prizes. Mini Jackpots (two golden reels): $50.00, $100.00, $150.00, $250.00, and $500.00. Minor jackpots (three golden reels): $100.00, $200.00, $300.00, $500.00, and $1000.00. Major jackpots (four golden reels): $500.00, $1000.00, $1500.00, $2500.00, and $5000.00. Grand jackpots (five golden reels): $5000.00, $10000.00, $15000.00, $25000.00, and $50000.00.
A HTML5 game, the mobile/desktop-enabled Apollo Stacks is sluggish lacks advanced features. Sound effects: clinking, bell-ring, retro, and trumpeting. Animated 3D graphics: glistening, glow, glitter effect, dolly zoom, fiery reels, and falling coins.
Luck in Apollo Stacks
Apollo Stacks is a game of chance whose RTP rate is 95.99%, while its house edge is 4.01%.