Winner’s Cup is a soccer-themed casino game that Booming Games released in June 2018. Booming Games, which owns another soccer-inspired online game called Goal!!! (2016), also operates other sports-based slot games, including Heroes & Beasts (April 2016), Desert Drag (October 2016) and Rio Reels (August 2016). The rival games of Winner’s Cup include Football Champions Cup (May 2016) from NetEnt, The Champions (May 2018) from Pragmatic Play, and Top Strike Championship (2018) from NextGen Gaming.
The name Winner’s Cup refers to the winning soccer team’s ultimate prize—this is a trophy, which has the highest payout for any three-of-a-kind, comparatively. Out of the featured Winner’s Cup symbols, it is just the scatter that requires three combinations only; the other ten symbols require three, four, or five winning combinations.
Winner’s Cup Game Characteristics
Winner’s Cup has a 5X4 grid. Highlighted in its loading page are the two major game characteristics namely the permanent vertical multiplying pay lines (exclusively pay lines 21 to 30) and the free spins. This game has 30 fixed pay lines. The following are the eleven Winner’s Cup symbols. The two special symbols are: a “Wild” and substituting stadium floodlight; and a golden trophy that is marked “SC” (scatter).
The nine ordinary symbols in Winner’s Cup are: a red soccer jersey number 10, partially resembling (based on the double-headed eagle image) that of the Albanian national team; a white jersey soccer jersey number 7 for the German national team; a blue-and-yellow soccer jersey number 9 with associated with the Sweden national team; a green-and-yellow soccer jersey number 8 associated with the Brazilian national team; a green-and-golden soccer ball; a silver referee whistle; a pair of red soccer cleats; a pair of green goalkeeper gloves; and a yellow soccer match timer showing “2018” in red.
The Winner’s Cup player can only adjust the automated rounds and the bet sizes. The options of the automated rounds are 10, 20, 30, 50, 70, and 100. The Winner’s Cup coin values are: $0.01, $0.02, $0.03, $0.05, $0.10, $0.20, $0.30, $0.50, $1.00, $2.00, $3.00, $5.00, and $10.00. These are the only total bets in Winner’s Cup: $0.30 (the minimum bet), $0.60, $0.90, $1.50, $3.00, $6.00, $9.00, $15.00, $30.00, $60.00, $90.00, $150.00, and $300.00 (the maximum bet).
Based on the $300.00 maximum bet, Winner’s Cup has these payouts for three, four, and five matching symbols. The “Wild” stadium floodlights offer $250.00, $1500.00, and $3000.00. The soccer jersey “10”, or soccer jersey “7”, or soccer jersey “9”, or soccer jersey “8” pays $100.00, $250.00, and $1000.00. The soccer ball, or the referee whistle, or the soccer cleats, or the goalkeeper gloves, or the match timer pays $50.00, $150.00, and $750.00. Three trophies not only pay $600.00, but also offer ten free games. Winner’s Cup has four multipliers: X2, X3, X4, and X5. The non-progressive jackpot of Winner’s Cup is $15000.00.
The Winner’s Cup software is good. The real-like sounds portray a packed stadium with excited and cheering fans. The animation is interesting, especially the player (in the Wild) executing a bicycle kick. The 3D graphics are interesting, such as the colourful close-up image of the spectators gesturing wildly on the loading page, the green pitch, and the ball buried in the back of the net.
Luck in Winner’s Cup
A game of chance, the RTP rate of Winner’s Cup is 96.61% and the house edge is 3.39%.