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Play and Win Starburst

One of NetEnt’s most famous and popular games. This 5 reel 10 payline slot is smooth and easy. Although there are no bonus rounds, Starburst is known for its expanding wilds and frequent payouts. Players love this game for its simplicity. If you’re looking for an alternative to the fruit machine without going deep into video pokies, Starburst might just be the perfect choice.

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How to play

starburst-smallStarburst is a 5 reel, 10 payline game where, unusually, wins pay both left to right and right to left, and are multiplied by the number of coins bet per line (between 1 – 10). The coin sizes available are $0.01, $0.02, $0.05, $0.10, $0.20, $0.50 and $1.00 and the maximum bet ranges in size from $1.00 – $100, meaning that betting the max on every spin is always viable in this game. However, Starburst can be played for as little as $0.01 per spin.

  • Starburst symbol is wild and substitute for all other symbols
  • Starburst wild symbol appears on reels 2, 3 and 4 and automatically expands to become a stacked wild
  • stacked Starburst wild symbol on reels 2, 3 or 4 triggers a free spin, with the stacked wilds remaining in place
  • if more wild symbols are hit during the free spin, further free spins are triggered (up to a maximum of 3x)
  • 5x Bar symbols = up to 2,500x coins (up to $2,500)
  • 5x Lucky 7 symbols = up to 1,200x coins (up to $1,200)
  • 5x Diamond symbols = up to 600x coins (up to $600)
  • 5x Emerald symbols = up to 500x coins (up to $500)


At A Glance

  • Slot Type: video slot
  • Jackpot Type: none
  • Bonus Game: yes
  • Scatter: yes
  • Free Spins: yes

Graphics and sounds

Self-consciously retro and 1980s in its look, Starburst manages to combine a modern looking design with old school symbols like Bar and Lucky 7. The symbols are bright, luminescent precious jewel which stand out and brighten the screen because the game features more stacked symbols (i.e. the same symbol on all three rows) than in most other games. The soundtrack is lush 80s electronic, reminiscent of Jean-Michel Jarre, and enhances the visual theme and gameplay extremely well, this also fits in especially well with designs from online casinos such as BGO casino.


The biggest jackpot available on Starburst is 50,000x coins (up to $50,000) when all 5x reels feature 3x stacked Starburst wild symbols (when betting the maximum coin size). The biggest win during base play is up to 2,500x coins (up to $2,500) for hitting 5x Bar symbols.


The appeal of Starburst lies in its simplicity, yet at the same time the innovative expanding wild feature engages player interest and makes this a potentially lucrative game.

  • wins pay both ways
  • wild symbol automatically becomes an expanding wild
  • free spins triggered whenever a wild is hit
  • auto play feature


By Casinokiwi Team
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  • Published date: 2014-09-21 07:59
  • Modified date: 2020-01-23 06:38