Mamma Mia! is a culinary-inspired video slot that Betsoft released on September 20, 2011. Themes: hospitality industry, cinematography, Italian cuisine, recipe, food review, and pastry. Betsoft-owned Sushi Bar (November 2012) is relatable.
Named after an Italian interjection that denotes surprise, Mamma Mia!’s rival games include Best Chef (February 2019) from PlayStar, Mega Chef (December 2019) from Triple Cherry, and Le Chef (December 2017) from Magnet Gaming.
Seven symbols (Italian chef Salvatore De Cristofaro’s caricature, bespectacled food critic, mustached waiter, salami sausage, mozzarella cheese, black olives, and pepper) require two, three, four, or five winning combinations. Nine symbols (cannelloni pasta, bill holder, newspaper, wine rack, cooking pot, chopping board, onions, anchovy fish, and tomatoes) require three, four, or five winning combinations.
Mamma Mia! Game Characteristics
Mamma Mia!’s 5X3 grid is set in a partitioned stony-and-wooden Italian kitchen. There are 30 left-to-right adjustable paylines (seventeen options), twenty symbols, eleven coin denominations, five coins per line, 935 total bets, changeable locked wilds, a click-and-reveal game, a bonus game, free games, a side game, and regularly pays from $10.00 to $2500.00.
Mamma Mia! has four special symbols and sixteen ordinary symbols. Special symbols: the substitute is a caged “wild” kitchen-; the critic bonus-unlocking feature is a handwritten recipe; the side game-related feature is a food cover dome; and the free games-unlocking feature is pizza.
Ordinary symbols: Italian chef Salvatore De Cristofaro’s caricature; a balding bespectacled food critic; an impassive mustached waiter; cannelloni pasta in a white plate; a black bill holder; newspaper; wine rack; cooking pot; chopping board; salami sausage; mozzarella cheese; black olives; green pepper; chopped onions; anchovy fish; and chopped tomatoes.
The Mamma Mia! coin denominations: $0.01 (also the minimum bet), $0.02, $0.03, $0.04, $0.05, $0.10, $0.15, $0.20, $0.25, $0.50, and $1.00. Coins per line: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. Number of paylines options: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 29, and 30. The $1.00 coin denomination, 5 coins per line, and 30 active paylines results in the $150.00 maximum bet.
The $150.00 bet offers these regular Mamma Mia! Payouts. Two, three, four, and five: chef Cristofaro pays $75.00, $500.00, $1000.00, and $2500.00; food critic pays $50.00, $250.00, $500.00, and $1250.00; and mustached waiter pays $25.00, $200.00, $400.00, and $1000.00.
Three, four, and five: cannelloni pasta pays $125.00, $250.00, and $625.00; bill holder, or newspaper pays $100.00, $200.00, and $500.00; wine rack, or cooking pot pays $75.00, $150.00, and $375.00; chopping board pays $50.00, $100.00, and $250.00.
3+ scattered pizzas offer free games whose seven symbols are exclusively: salami sausage, mozzarella cheese, black olives, pepper, onions, anchovy fish, and tomatoes. The $150.00 bet yields these possible free games payouts.
Two, three, four, and five: salami sausage pays $250.00, $1000.00, $2000.00, and $5000.00; mozzarella cheese pays $125.00, $500.00, $1000.00, and $2500.00; black olives pay $50.00, $250.00, $500.00, and $1250.00; and pepper pays $25.00, $200.00, $400.00, and $1000.00. Three, four, and five: onions pays $150.00, $300.00, and $750.00; anchovy fish pay $100.00, $200.00, and $500.00; and tomatoes pay $50.00, $100.00, and $250.00.
3+ food covers unlock a click-and-reveal side game that prompts players to select a prize-offering food cover. 3+ scattered recipes gives a player an advisory role. A player chooses the chef’s serving to the food critic from these choices: chef’s special, seafood spaghetti, crispy salmon, panna corra, and pizza pie.
In his turn, the food critic’s starry review (one to five stars) is based on the creativity, presentation, freshness, and taste. Mamma Mia!’s non-progressive jackpot is $12500.00.
The good Mamma Mia! software features include: icons embedded on a knife holder and cooking pots; quick spin; and 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 40, 50, and 100 autospins. Ambient background: instrumental opera music. Sound effects include onomatopoeias, commentary, clinking, clanging, bubbling food, and yodeling. The cinematic 3D graphics, notably realistic characters, theatrical staff, and the cooking HD video’s panning technique.
Luck in Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia! is a game of chance whose RTP rate is 93.46% and house edge is 6.54%.