You would imagine it to be a little tricky to do anything new with roulette, what with the two variants of the game American and European simply having dominated for many years. Playtech however have very different ideas on the matter and have come up with an excellent twist to the popular casino game by adding some great branding a some remarkable new features. They have utilized their most recognized branding, that of the Marvel superheroes and created a fun new online roulette experience. The game itself is still played on a wheel containing 36 numbers and a zero with all the familiar bets and payouts available, but what's different are the all new Marvel features.
The Marvel characters have been extremely popular on real cash slots for a while now and they look set to light up roulette too. The first feature is the Marvel bonus feature and is activated when a player places a bet on Marvel bonus position and the balls falls in that position. What happens next is Roulette with a difference! A three reel slot appears and the wager on the slot is the same amount as the wager that won the bonus bet. The player is awarded three free spins and the aim is to match up three identical Marvel symbols. The symbols are all the superheroes from Playtech slots including Spiderman, The Hulk, Captain America and Ghost Rider. The payouts on the bonus round range from 4 to 1 all the way up to 99 to 1 depending on the character and the player is guaranteed a win.
The mystery jackpot is the exact same jackpot that is on all Playtech's Marvel slots, and it functions in the same way. The jackpot can be triggered randomly after any spin of the wheel, even if it is not a winning spin and any size bet can trigger it, however the chances of triggering the jackpot game depend on the amount of the wager. The player will be awarded one of the four progressive jackpots, either the Power Jackpot, the Extra Power Jackpot, The Super Power jackpot or the Ultimate Power jackpot. In summary, this is a fantastic addition by Playtech, both to their portfolio and online roulette as a whole, opening up a few additions to the regular game.