Playtech’s Bowling Frenzy Slot Review

Bowling Frenzy is a striking slot from Playtech with 5 reels and 40 paylines. There’s respins with stacked wilds and cascading wins as well as 3 main bonus features. You can choose from 2 free spins features which give you respins with multipliers up to 5x and free spins with only high value symbols. Opt for the Kingpin Cash Bonus feature for payouts of up to 2,500 times your stake.

Playtech Bowling Frenzy Slot ReviewBowling Frenzy is a Playtech slot with 5 reels and 40 paylines. Available to play from 10p to £500 a spin on all devices, this bowling themed offering

Visually, Bowling Frenzy is set in a bowling alley and has a 1950s feel – with A, K, Q, J and 10 royals, you will also see burger meals, bowling shoes, pink classic cars, a female and male character. The male character (who looks a little like John Travolta) will reward you with 0.6, 3 or 20 times your stake for 3, 4 or 5 on payline. There’s also a star wild symbol which replaces all symbols bar the scatter – it pays like the highest value male character symbol.

Feature-packed, look out for the bowling pins scatter – when they appear on reels 2, 3 and/or 4, up to 3 bowling pins will appear above the respective reel. The 10-Pin Respins feature is played when 10 bowling pins appear above a reel – each of the reels begins with 6 pins in each.

Anyway, a bowling ball hits the pins to decide how many stacked wilds are awarded – then cascading reels take place meaning winning symbols are removed and replaced by new symbols. The respins continue until no more stacked wilds remain on the reels.

If you get 3 or more scatter symbols anywhere on the reels, you will choose from 3 bonus features:

  • High Wins Free Games feature – 3, 4 or 5 scatters will give you 10, 15 or 25 free spins. Only high value symbols appear during the feature.
  • Multiplier Free Games feature – 3, 4 or 5 scatters will reward you with 10, 15 or 30 free spins. If the 10-Pin Respins feature is triggered here, the stacked wilds can multiply payouts up to 5x.
  • Kingpin Cash Bonus feature – you get 2 bowls. The first bowl will give you a cash bonus of up to 100 times your stake. The second bowl gives you a multiplier up to 25x which is applied to the cash bonus – this can result in payouts of 2,500 times your stake.

Bowling Frenzy is quite a simple slot really – I like the variety of bonus features. The most you can win from a base game spin is 800 times your stake. If you add in the 5x multiplier from the Multiplier Free Games feature, that goes up to 4,000 times your stake on each respin. I also like the fact you can win up to 2,500 times your stake in the Kingpin Cash Bonus feature.

Overall, Bowling Frenzy is an original idea by Playtech which can pay out nicely throughout the bonus features – the 10-Pin Respins feature is triggered regularly which helps but it’s all about getting into the feature selection for the bigger wins. If you like the 50s feel, I suggest you also try Thunderkick’s Full Moon Romance which is excellent.

Slot Information

  • Game:
    Bowling Frenzy
  • Software:
    Playtech
  • Type:
    Video Slot
  • Reels:
    5
  • Paylines:
    40
  • Total Coins:
    10
  • Coins Range:
    0.10 to 500
  • Jackpot:
    800
  • Bonus Round:
    Yes (4)
  • Free Spins/Multiplier:
    10-30/1-5x