Microgaming’s Magic of Sahara Slot Review

Magic of Sahara is a 5 reel, 9 payline slot from Microgaming that takes you on an extraordinary voyage where you’ll hopefully discover the true source of the magic in this desert wonderland. Playable from 9p to £45 a spin across all devices, it comes with stacked wilds. You also collect merchant symbols to trigger the Free Spins feature with a doubling multiplier.

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Visually, Magic of Sahara is rather good – with the Sahara dessert in the backdrop, the Arabian themed offering sees A, K, Q, J, 10 and 9 royals on the reels. You’ll also see caravans, a female and male character. The male character is the most rewarding giving you 55.56 times your stake for 5 on a payline.

The Magic of Sahara logo is the wild and appears super stacked on reels 3, 4 and 5 in the base game. It replaces all symbols bar the scatter. 3, 4 or 5 in combination will reward you with 6.67, 44.44 or 133.33 times your stake.

The other symbol to look out for is the merchant which can land on all 5 reels – when you get 1, a collectible token is added to the set. When you collect 25 tokens, you will trigger the Free Spins feature with 25 free spins and a 2x multiplier. During the feature, the wild appears super stacked on all 5 reels.

The other way into the Free Spins feature is by getting 3, 4 or 5 scatter symbols – the number of free spins you will play with is the number of free spins available in the token chain plus 5 more free spins. With a doubling multiplier, you can retrigger the feature and play with up to 34 free spins in total. The wild is super stacked on all 5 reels too which helps.

Magic of Sahara is a relatively simple slot which is all about the Free Spins feature – the best way to trigger it from collecting merchant tokens. Medium variance, you can win a decent 2,222.22 times your stake on every free spin with the 2x multiplier. If you like the theme, NetEnt’s Arabian Nights is a better alternative as it offers you a life-changing progressive jackpot.

Magic of Sahara Slot Information

  • Game:
    Magic of Sahara
  • Software:
    Microgaming
  • Type:
    Video Slot
  • Reels:
    5
  • Paylines:
    9
  • Total Coins:
    9
  • Coins Range:
    0.09 to 45.00
  • Jackpot:
    500
  • Bonus Round:
    Yes (4)
  • Free Spins/Multiplier:
    ?-34/2x
Review by Chris Taylor

Review by Chris Taylor

Chris is a slots expert that has reviewed and played over 4,000 online slots. Having being in the iGaming industry for over 16 years, he knows how slots work, how bonus features are triggered and how the RTP and variance affect the gameplay.