The Emirate is a January 2015 Islamic state-inspired online casino game developed by Endorphina. Themes: Arabic political territory, elegance, skyscrapers, Arab dynasty, wealth, gold, Middle Eastern monarchy, and shisha-smoking apparatus. Other kingdom-themed slot games from Endorphina include The King (January 2015), Urartu (January 2015), Mongol Treasures (January 2015), and Ancient Troy (March 2019). Few examples of The Emirate’s rival slot games: Emirates Pearls from Casino Technology, Sultan’s Gold (January 2012) from Playtech, and Sultan (January 2019) from Octavian Gaming.
The noun “emirate” refers to an Arabic region, such as one of the federal territories forming the UAE, whose leader is called an emir. The contextual emirate is Dubai. One symbol (vehicle) requires two, three, four, or five winning combinations. Seven symbols (cityscape, Dubai emir, emirati woman, blue-and-golden hookah, black-and-golden hookah, dallah, and Palm Islands) require three, four, or five winning combinations.
The Emirate Game Characteristics
The Emirate has a midnight blue 5X3 grid, eight symbols, side game, five adjustable paylines, seven dominations, six bets per line, free games, 210 optional total bets, autospin, and its dynamic payouts range from $2.00 to $50000.00.
The Emirate has one special symbol and seven ordinary symbols. The special symbol is a bird’s view of the blue-dotted golden Palm Islands (wild/substitute/scatter). The ordinary symbols: cityscape with blue-and-golden skyscrapers; an emir in a white thobe and a white-and-black keffiyeh; an Emirati woman in black hijab, showing off a hennaed hand with blue ring and a crescent moon in the background; a blue-and-golden hookah (shisha-smoking apparatus); a black-and-golden hookah; a golden dallah (Arabic coffee pot); and a gray off-road vehicle with roof marker lights.
The Emirate denominations: $0.01, $0.02, $0.05, $0.10, $0.20, $0.50, and $1.00. The bet per line options: $1, $2, $3, $4, $5, and $10. If the $1 bet per line and one active payline variables are constant, The Emirate’s lowest betting range is $0.01 (minimum bet), $0.02, $0.05, $0.10, $0.20, $0.50, and $1.00. If the $10 bet per line and five active paylines variables are constant, The Emirate’s highest betting range is $0.50, $1.00, $2.50, $5.00, $10.00, $25.00, and $50.00 (maximum bet).
The Emirate’s $50.00 maximum bet yields these payouts. Two, three, four, and five vehicles pay $50.00, $200.00, $500.00, and $2000.00. Three, four, and five: cityscapes pay $1000.00, $10000, and $50000.00; emirs, or Emirati women pay $500.00, $2000.00, and $5000.00; the golden-and-blue shisha pay $200.00, $500, and $2000.00; blue-and-golden hookahs, or black-and-golden hookahs, or dallahs pay $200.00, $500.00, and $2000.00; and Palm Islands pay $100.00, $500, and $2500.00.
In the risk game mode, regular winnings are either doubled (or lost) if players select, from the four cyan-and-white face down cards, a high-value compared to the dealer’s face up card. The Emirate’s non-progressive jackpot is $500000.00.
The appealing Emirate software lacks free games, though it is up to 1000 autospins can be customized to stop after up to one-hour playtime, up to 1000 bets win limit, 90% balance decrease, and X10 balance increase. The sound effects include screeching vehicle and Arabic instrumentals. The animated 3D graphics especially include a fading moon behind the lazily sashaying Emirati woman, twinkling Palm Islands, hookah shroud in shisha smoke, and vehicle’s peel out stunt.
Luck in The Emirate
A game of chance, the return to player rate of The Emirate is 96% and the house edge is 4%.