Gem Splash: Marilyn Monroe slot is an August 2020 release from Playtech. Famed for singing the line “diamonds are a girls best friend” the theme of this slot is unsurprisingly that of precious stones and you’ll find the bonuses revolving around this theme. With 3 progressive jackpots and 2 bonus features to trigger does this Marilyn Monroe themed slot from Playtech have the allure of the Blond Bombshell? Read the full review to find out!
Gem Splash: Marilyn Monroe slot offers basic but fun gameplay. The design hits the mark well, capturing the 1950’s theme and some of the glamour of Marilyn Monroe. The max win from the free spins and base game is perhaps a bit low but the progressive jackpots do help make up for this. Perhaps not set to be a classic but a nice addition to the Playtech suite of games and one which will appeal likely hold a strong appeal to some players.
- Progressive Jackpots
- Captures the 1950’s Vibe Well
- Interesting Free Spins Bonus
Gem Splash: Marilyn Monroe Slot Stats
How it Pays and Plays
Gem Splash: Marilyn Monroe slot plays out on a 5 reel 4 row grid with 30 paylines.
There are 3 progressive jackpots which can be won, ranging from the minor to the major and finally the grand jackpot.
The max win away from the progressive jackpot prizes is 2000x.
The volatility is medium and when the progressive jackpots are factored in the RTP is stated as 96.47%.
Betting ranges will see lower stakes players catered for at 10p/cents per spin all the way up to a super high rolling £/$/€100.
Symbols and Graphics
Gem Splash: Marilyn Monroe slot is played out on a purple background during the base game which changes to a purple gold during the free spins.
Lower paying symbols are the Ace, King, Queen and Jack playing cards.
Premium symbols include a rose, a gemstone, a microphone and Marilyn Monroe herself as the top paying symbol.
The Scatter symbol are the luscious red lips we all associate with the beauty of Marilyn Monroe.
The Wild doesn’t appear to exist, which is pretty unusual for a slot today.
There is also a purple Gem Splash symbol, which is simply a purple symbol with “Gem Splash” written on it.
Finally, there’s a Gem Drop symbol, this will be a transparent symbol with a value on it which can cover random symbols.
All symbols are drawn to reflect the 1950’s style of things, which was the heyday of Marilyn Monroe. They look well drawn and help to add a feel of class and style to the Marilyn Monroe Gem Splash slot which you would expect to go with such an iconic figure.
There are 2 bonus features other than the progressive jackpots, these are the the free spins round and the Gem Splash.
Here you need to land the Gem Splash symbol which will drop down 1 row with every spin but if you land a Gem Drop symbol on top of it you’ll get the feature which can award from 1x to 100x your stake.
Get 3, 4 or 5 Scatters and you will be rewarded with 6 free spins. This will also give players 1x, 10x and 50x payouts. Free spins can be retiggered by landing another 3 or more Scatters.
During the free spins the Gem Drop symbols can become enlarged taking up to 4×4 symbols and give higher payout. When the Gem Splash symbol lands it will also increase the prize value with every spin the it drops down a further row.
Gem Splash Jackpots
Once triggered during any random spin a big gemstone will appear and reveal to players one of four prizes. This can be a cash prize from 1x to 100x of your stake or one progressive jackpot, either the minor, major or the grand jackpot.
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