Added: January 19, 2018
Australia Day is the official National Day of Australia. It will be celebrated next week January 26. The say marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the first fleet of British ships at Port Jackson. So here are some Australian themed online slots to get you in the patriotic fervour.
Australia is commonly referred to as Down Under and has a thriving diamond industry. So you have the Diamonds Down Under online pokie from Rival Gaming. The symbols are typical of Australia. They include kangaroo, koala bear, alligator, Aborigine, boomerang and beer. The mining is represented by diamonds and hammer. You have the Rival full screen animations to add joy to the wagering. You can win up to 100 free spins in which all payouts are multiplied three times. The online pokie also has a bonus game on the second screen. You have to select spots on a map to dig for diamonds and win bonus credits.
Rival Gaming offers another Australian themed video pokie called Aussie Rules. It is based on the Australian version of football played by two teams of eighteen players competing on an oval-shaped field. The high paying symbols are jersey, player, boots and whistle. The low paying symbols are playing card icons. The umpire is the wild symbol and it also awards the highest line payouts. Three scattered water bottle symbols award up to 100 free spins at tripled payouts. The football is the bonus symbol. It triggers the Goal Kick bonus game on the second screen. You kick the ball between the goal posts and earn bonuses. Both these Rival online pokies can be played at online casinos like Joe Fortune and Ignition Casino.
Red Sands is from Realtime Gaming and can be played at online casinos like Fair Go. Australian desert have typically red sand and that gives the online pokie its name. The high paying symbols are animals local to the habitat such as echidna, wombat, koala and kangaroo. The low paying symbols are the usual playing card icons. The Re-Spin feature is awarded when two or more Moonscapes symbols appear on the reels. The reels with the Moonscapes symbols are held fixed while the other reels spin again. You are randomly awarded up to 10 re-spins. Red Sands also includes the Realtime Gaming randomly triggered progressive jackpot that can be won at the end of any spin irrespective of the amount bet per spin.