Cash 'M If You Can
Fishing Takes a New Twist in this Colourful Casino Slot
A big white pelican is the star of Cash ‘M If You Can slot machine. He stands on the upper part of a tall screen, casting his fishing line into waters below that include the reels. On those reels are starfish, turtles, octopuses and crabs. All these creatures have beady white eyes. This is an upbeat, fun and cartoon-like slot – and when the crabs appear shaking maracas during the free spins game, the wins can get big!
Stacked symbols, including wilds, mean that your biggest wins will come when you cover the entire screen in a single symbol. The free spins game gives you even better chances of doing this.
50 Win Lines on the Ocean Floor
The sheer size of the Cash ‘M If You Can slot machines give the impression that there are more than 50 win-lines. There are 4 rows of symbols on each of 5 reels. You bet from 50c and up in multiples of this. While you spin that pelican will cast his line, often bringing in colourful cartoon fish above the reels while you spin.
Wilds are the biggest paying symbol. These show a net, pot and what could be the top of a green octopus – along with the word wild. It is possible to cover the entire screen with these wilds. This would be 50x the maximum prize. Depending on your stake, this could be a ‘hand pay’ situation!
Those wild reels will often connect other winning combinations. The bigger regular winning symbols are the turtles, octopus symbols and crabs. These also come in long strips on the reels – you can cover the entire 5 by 4 grid on any spin.
Instead of playing card symbols, starfish make up the smaller wins. These are brightly coloured, with human type eyes. They will spin and dance when you hit wins with them. 4 different colours are in play. Like the other symbol, these starfish come stacked on the reels.
Ring Bonus Symbols and Free Spins
A floating lifebuoy is a bonus symbol. These are white and red in the main game (blue when the free spins start). You need a minimum of 3 to trigger the free spins. When you get 2, the remaining reels will spin longer and faster – in anticipation of hitting the 3rd.
If you get 4, you will get X free spins, with the maximum 25 spins for one on each of the 5 reels.
When the free spins bonus starts, it is party time. A Caribbean style calypso tune begins. You will see two squares above the reels. One is for the spins remaining, the other for the spins completed. This is not fixed, as you can retrigger for more with 3+ of the (now blue) lifebuoys. Above each box is a crab which is playing the maracas! The big pelican at the top of the screen is also dancing throughout the bonus.
With stacked reels on most spins, your chances of getting a full or close to full screen of the same symbol appears much higher during the free spins. When this bonus ends you will see a spectacular animation. Water, full of 100’s of small coloured fish, washes over the reels – returning you to the base game.
Stunning and Engaging Animations
Bally really has produced some top-quality animation with this slot. The action above the reels while you play is worth checking out. The friendly-looking pelican periodically goes fishing, while fish swim around independently above the reels.
On the reels you’ll find several characters. The starfish are the most numerous, and have a cute look to them. I like the octopus and turtle symbols, which have their own animations when you hit wins with them.
Bubble sounds, and small jingles occur during the base game. When the free spins start, it really does become party time. I challenge you not to start dancing in your seat to the calypso music when those free spin wins start coming in.
Is Cash ‘M If You Can the Best Fishing Themed Slot Around?
It is hard not to like a game with this much character. The animations are top quality, and a lot of work has gone into giving the bird and fishes a friendly feel. There are plenty of more serious reasons to play. First the stacked symbols, including wilds, mean full-screen wins are possible. Second, that party free spins game (which can be retriggered) can lead to some spectacular prizes.