Jewel of the Arts is a slot machine created by International Game Technology. IGT have developed a slots game in Jewel of the Arts that is graphically rich and thematically represents Japanese arts and culture. The background is a Japanese garden, with cascading cherry blossoms.

The symbols on the reels include a Geisha girl, a Samurai Warrior, an oriental fan and a delightful origami bird. The lower value symbols are still comprised of the basic playing card symbols, but are drawn using the art of Japanese calligraphy making them much more beautiful than normal. The top value symbol in Jewel of the Arts slots game is the Jewel of the Arts logo. Five of these logos appearing on an activated pay line will reward the player with 1000 times the original bet placed.

Even the soundtrack to Jewel of the Arts slots game has an Oriental theme, setting the mood and atmosphere to this game.

Technical Details of the Slot Machine

Jewel of the Arts slots game was released in 2014. IGT’s history and experience in the land-based market shows with this penny slot. The minimum bet is very low, but with a huge maximum jackpot on offer. IGT make sure most of their games allow for players of all levels of experience and with different budget limitations to be able to enjoy the slots experience.

Like some pokies available at, Jewel of the Arts video slot machine boasts five reels and twenty pay lines. The Geisha girl in a red kimono is the Wild symbol and this acts in the standard wild fashion, replacing all other symbols in a winning combination, apart from the Scatter symbol. The Scatter symbol, on the other hand, a logo that says Fan Dance Bonus, is the key to the main bonus feature in Jewel of the Arts. Three or more Scatter symbols appear anywhere on the reels activates the Jewel of the Arts bonus feature.

Features and Bonus Games

The Jewel of the Arts Bonus feature is all about free spins, as IGT slots games often are. With the first free spin, the second reel becomes locked in as a Wild symbol. At the time of the second spin, the third reel will also become Wild. By the third spin all three central reels are locked as expanded Wilds. Should an Extra Spins symbol appear on any of the reels, an additional free spin is awarded with all three reels as Wild symbols. Up to 20 free spins can be won, and with this some high pay-outs are possible.

The Jewel of the Arts Base Game

In Jewel of the Arts slot, there is also a minor bonus round available. This round is activated by at least two of the Fan Dance Scatter symbols anywhere on the middle three reels. The reward for this occurring is a bonus multiplier of 2x the original stake placed on the spin.

In the Jewel of the Arts base game the jackpots available with the higher paying symbols are substantial in and of themselves. The average base game jackpot pay out ranges somewhere between 50 and 150 times the initial bet. The largest possible jackpot in the base game is 500 times the original bet. The return to player percentage in Jewel of the Arts slots game ranges from 93 – 96.1%