Online Slots With Sherlock Holmes Theme

Published: November 27, 2015

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Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective created by Arthur Conan Doyle but now has a permanent residence at 221B Baker Street. His iconic cap and pipe and other symbols from the Victorian era have aided in the creation of some memorable online slot games. This article reviews three excellent Sherlock Holmes themed video slots from different software providers.

Sherlock Mystery is the title of the Sherlock Holmes themed online slot from Playtech. Surprisingly, the wild symbol, which also awards the highest line payouts, is a villainous figure. Sherlock Homes and Dr. Watson are other high paying symbols. Sherlock fans will love the win animations in which the detective smokes his pipe and Watson enjoys a cup of tea. A bonus payout is awarded when Dr. Watson appears to Holmes’ right. You will then hear the apocryphal but popular line “Elementary my dear Watson”. The 221B Baker Street logo triggers 10 free spins with an extra wild symbol and random multipliers. The magnifying glass symbol activates the thematic Crime Bonus game on the second screen. You have to pick evidence from the scene of the crime guided by advice from Holmes and will win bonus prizes.

London Inspector is the video slot from Realtime Gaming. There is no direct reference to Sherlock Holmes but his pipe and magnifying glass are symbols on the reels. The other symbols like blue police helmet, police badge and gas light create the Victorian atmosphere from Sherlock Holmes’ time. The pocket watch is the wild symbol and the London inspector is the scatter symbol. Three or more scatter symbols trigger up to 15 free spins with tripled payouts. During the feature, each scatter symbol adds up to 5 additional free spins. London Inspector also includes the trademark Realtime Gaming randomly triggered progressive jackpot. Victorian Villain from Microgaming also has no direct reference to Sherlock Homes. But the lead symbol is the female Detective Yard, who is a dead ringer for Holmes. This 243 ways to win slot game is available only in the Flash portfolio at Microgaming online casinos. The other high paying symbols are the Victorian villain, the London policeman and the lady client. They have interesting win animations. The Victorian Villain logo is the wild symbol. The Search Clues logo triggers a second screen bonus game in which you pick clues and win bonuses till you reveal a collect. The scatter symbol gives a choice from three free spin sets. Essentially you choose between more free spins or larger multipliers.


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