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John Hunter and the Book of Tut

Yes, if you play online slots, we’re certain you’ve played one of Ancient Egyptian descent, as the industry is certainly wash with them, and there are no shortage of them here at King Casino

John Hunter and the Book of Tut joins a long list of slot games online that invoke the spirits of the Egyptian pharaohs, so we guessed it’d only be right to talk about John Hunter and his virtuous hunt. We’ve discussed how to play, the generous bonus spins feature, and given it a rating.

*Any values mentioned are subject to change.

John Hunter and the Book of Tut Developer – Pragmatic Play

There are many leading providers of online slot games, perhaps because the iGaming industry has such a wealth of customers. However, Pragmatic Play is arguably one of the higher caliber development companies. Their games tend to offer a very high quality, engaging experience.

Pragmatic Play are the guys that brought you classics like Bingo Blast and Gems Bonanza. Many of their online casino games are even mobile-focused, with a clear intent on enabling you to take them with you, and play in a high-quality fashion on any device, in true modern-day fashion.

Being one of the best slot sites you’ll come across, you’ll find various Pragmatic Play games in our extensive catalogue:

Playing John Hunter and the Book of Tut Slot

John Hunter and the Book of Tut places you with John Hunter in ancient Egypt. If we’re honest, the design is very similar to most ancient Egypt online slots. There is a primarily gold colour palette, with Egyptian pyramids as the backdrop. We will say the game has quite modern, high quality graphics and animations.

John Hunter and the Book of Tut is a 5 reel, 3 row online slot with 10 paylines. You’ll form a winning combination by matching 3 or more lower value symbols across any of the payline. If it is one of the higher value symbols, you’ll only require 2 of a kind on a payline.

The symbols of this online casino game are as follows: A, K, Q, J, and 10 royals; in addition to scarab beetles, cats, pharaoh heads, and John Hunter. John Hunter is the most valuable symbol, as 5 of a kind will reward you with 500x your total stake.

You can play this game with between 10p-£100 per spin. In true Pragmatic Play fashion, there is an autoplay function, meaning you can schedule up to 100 spins to run automatically. You can also set limits so it can stop if this is running to dangerously.

With an RTP of 96.5%, John Hunter and the Book of Tut has a better payout rate than a large portion of online slot games. With a very high variance however, it means that large wins are far and few between, but when they do come, will be generous.

Just like the rest of our online slot catalogue, this game is optimised for seamless transition between devices. Whether it be phones, mobiles, or tablets, you’ll be able to play where you feel comfortable.

Bonus Features and Bonus Spins

Unfortunately, John Hunter and the Book of Tut only comes with 1 bonus feature: a bonus game. This will offer you the chance at unlimited bonus spins and special expanding symbols.

The bonus spins feature is activated by landing 3-5 of the book, giving you 2-200x your stake in addition to 10 bonus spins. Also, for the duration of the bonus spins, a symbol will be randomly chosen to be an expanding symbol, meaning it can expand vertically to cover an entire reel. Interestingly, this symbol pays even on non-adjacent reels meaning it can land in any position.

The max win per bonus spin pays in the accordance to the following fashion for top payouts:

  • Q, J or 10 symbols – 100 x stake win
  • K or A symbols – 150 x stake win
  • Scarab beetle or cat symbols – 750 x stake
  • Pharaoh symbol – 2,000 x stake
  • John Hunter symbol – 5,000 x stake

Last Thoughts on John Hunter and the Book of Tut Slot Game

There wasn’t much we were happy about with John Hunter and the Book of Tut. Being brutally honest, the online slot simply clones the features of other ‘Book of’ slots. There is very little original or new, and the implementation of a single bonus feature doesn’t help either.

Pragmatic Play could certainly have done better than this. Verdict: We give this a 5/10. If you are looking for something better, though, then you should try the Horsemen slot.

*All values (Bet Levels, Maximum Wins etc.) mentioned in relation to this slot game are subject to change at any time.