Cool Catch Slot Review

Based on our expert’s review. Reviewed by
IGT Online Slots
Review by
Daisy Harrison
Updated: 25/04/2023
Review by
Daisy Harrison
Updated: 25/04/2023

Dive for big wins in the Cool Catch slot by IGT. With a 5 reel, 20 payline layout, this deep-sea slot comes with a Cash Link Deluxe mechanism to bring you cash prizes and multipliers. Collect treasure chests and coins to claim 4 fixed jackpots or combine chests and wheels to spin the Bonus Wheel. With up to 200 free spins and 1,000 x bet max wins available too, this slot captured our attention hook, line and sinker. Find out more in our full Cool Catch review.

Max Win
1,000 x bet
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Type of Slot
Video Slot
Stakes Range
20p to £8
Bonus Features
Yes (3)
Free Spins/Multiplier
Max Win
1,000 x

Cool Catch RTP, Details & Wager Limits

Reels/Paylines: 5 reels + 20 paylines

Stakes Range: 20p to £9 per spin

Max Win: 1,000 x stake per spin

RTP: 96.15%

The Cool Catch slot is played on a 5 reel, 4 row layout with 20 fixed paylines. To create a win, you simply need to land 3 or more matching symbols on consecutive reels on any of those 20 paylines, starting from reel 1.

You can play Cool Catch for as little as 20p to £8 per spin. This is quite a limited stakes range, though it makes the slot perfect for casual players. High rollers, however, may want to check out other IGT slots.

To change your stakes, use the + and – buttons below the reels or click the total bet amount to bring up a menu of preset bet sizes. If you’re outside of the UK, you can use the Autospin function to play between 10 and 50 spins without clicking. Autospins will stop if a bonus is triggered or if you run out of funds. Unfortunately, you cannot implement win/loss limits, so be careful.

Cool Catch has an RTP rate of 96.15%, which is slightly above average. It also comes with a medium volatility and offers max wins of 1,000 x your stake. Bigger wins come during the Cash Link features.

Theme – dive for technicolour fish and big wins

Theme: Ocean

High Value Symbol: Blue fish

Compatibility: Mobile, Tablet, Desktop


Cool Catch is set on the ocean floor with a sort of Hawaiian soundtrack. In the background you’ll see seaweed and, as you play, various fish swim by. Transparent reels help capture this underwater vibe but, although the scene is colourful, we found it underwhelming. The graphics aren’t as sharp as many other IGT slots and it feels a bit bland overall.

On the reels, symbols include 10 to Ace royals and 3 different coloured fish. The blue fish is the slot’s highest paying symbol, rewarding you with up to 80 x your bet for a 5-of-a-kind combination.

Cool Catch comes complete with a pufferfish wild symbol that substitutes for all other regular symbols, and a free spins scatter. There’s also treasure chests, coins, and wheels to collect but we’ll talk more about these later.

Symbol Payout
cool-catch-slot-10-symbol10 3, 4 or 5 = 2, 4 or 20 x stake
cool-catch-slot-jack-symbolJack 3, 4 or 5 = 2, 4 or 20 x stake
cool-catch-slot-queen-symbolQueen 3, 4 or 5 = 2, 4 or 20 x stake
cool-catch-slot-king-symbolKing 3, 4 or 5 = 2, 4 or 20 x stake
cool-catch-slot-ace-symbolAce 3, 4 or 5 = 2, 4 or 20 x stake
cool-catch-slot-goldfish-symbolGoldfish 3, 4 or 5 = 4, 20 or 80 x stake
cool-catch-slot-orange-fish-symbolRed Fish 3, 4 or 5 = 4, 20 or 80 x stake
cool-catch-slot-blue-fish-symbolBlue Fish 3, 4 or 5 = 4, 20 or 80 x stake
cool-catch-slot-wild-symbolWild Substitutes for all symbols above
cool-catch-slot-free-spins-symbolBonus Scatter 3 triggers the Free Spins feature

Cool Catch mobile


You can enjoy Cool Catch on all devices, as it has been produced with HTML5 technology. Try it on mobile, laptop, PC or tablet.

The simplicity of the graphics means it works well on the smaller screen, and it can handle being played in either landscape or portrait mode.

Cool Catch Bonus Features

Cool Catch boasts 3 bonus features. This includes two Cash Link Deluxe features. One gives cash prizes and one helps you to bag extra win multipliers. There’s also a free spins round.

Cash Link Deluxe Feature

In the base game, treasure chests can appear on reel 5 and gold coins can appear on reels 1-4. If a treasure chest symbol and at least 1 gold coin symbol land at the same time you trigger the Cash Link Deluxe feature.

All gold coin symbols carry cash prizes, and the Cash Link Deluxe feature allows you to collect all of the prizes in view. Gold coins can also award Minor, Mega, Major, or Grand jackpot prizes. These are fixed jackpots worth:

Jackpot Prize
Minor 8 x stake
Major 20 x stake
Mega 35 x stake
Grand 250 x bet

Cash Link Bonus Wheel Feature

The Cash Link Bonus Wheel feature is, as just explained, triggered by landing a wheel symbol on reel 1 and a treasure chest symbol on reel 5. Before the Bonus Wheel feature begins, you will collect the cash prizes on other gold coin scatters. Then, you’re transported to a new screen with a bonus wheel.

The Bonus Wheel has 22 segments, with cash prizes and multipliers on offer. If the pointer lands on a 5 x, 10 x, or 20 x segment, the multiplier is added to the value of your Cash Link Deluxe prizes. Depending on the size of your bet in the base game, you may see more than one pointer on the wheel. If this happens, the prizes are simply added to your total, or the values of multipliers are added together.

There is also a Cool Catch bonus segment on the wheel. This gives you a jackpot prize worth 1,000 x your bet.

Although all segments in the wheel look to be equal sized, the chances of landing on a specific segment are not equal. IGT haven’t shared the correct information, but it’s worth considering.

Free Spins Feature


Land 3 bonus scatters on reels 1, 3 and 5 and you receive 10 free spins to begin with. You can also retrigger the round by landing 3 more scatters, giving you an extra 10 free spins. You can do this a maximum of 20 times, meaning there’s a generous 200 free spins up for grabs.

The free spins round plays out the same as the base game. However, whilst you can trigger the Cash Link Deluxe feature, during free spins you cannot trigger the bonus wheel.

Cool Catch Summary – if we caught this slot, we’d throw it back in the water

Theme & Symbols

Sounds & Music

Bonus Features

RTP (96.15%)

Max Win (1,000 x)


s we mentioned earlier, Cool Catch is a little uninspired. The graphics aren’t as polished as we’d expect and the theme is dull. When so many of the best slots now come with unique and bonkers themes, we’d have liked IGT to push the boat out a bit, if you’ll pardon the pun.

The gameplay is also unoriginal. Cool Catch is more or less a clone of Wheel of Fortune: Ruby Riches. Whilst the maths model has changed a little, the features are identical and we weren’t really impressed by them the first time around.

Unless you love fish, we can’t see why you’d give the Cool Catch slot a spin over IGT’s other Cash Link Deluxe titles. We also can’t see why you’d choose this slot over the numerous other fishing slots either. Overall, we’re not excited at all by this game and we’d skip it if we were you.

So you love fishing slots? Try Nice Catch Doublemax by Yggdrasil instead. It comes with 10,000 x bet max wins, multipliers worth up to 256 x to the reels in the base game, and doubled multipliers during the free spins. Now that’s a fin-tastic offer.

  • Up to 200 free spins
  • 4 fixed jackpots
  • Perfect for casual players
  • Graphics a little dated
  • Features can be found elsewhere

Cool Catch FAQs

What is the Cool Catch RTP?

The Cool Catch slot has an RTP rate of 96.15%, which is just above the average for online slots. The volatility here is in the medium range too, so expect a balanced range of payouts.

What is Cool Catch max win?

The maximum win per spin or free spin is 1,000 x your total stake. This comes via the ‘Cool Catch’ jackpot, which can be claimed through the Cash Link Deluxe Bonus Wheel feature.

Are there any Cool Catch free spins?

Yes, enter the Free Spins Bonus feature and you will receive 10 free spins to begin with. You can trigger the feature multiple times, by landing more scatter symbols, up to a maximum of 200 free spins.

Is there a Cool Catch slot demo?

Yes, you can play the Cool Catch slot demo for free here at You can try this slot on mobile, laptop, PC or tablet.

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