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Card Shark progressive slot review

The Card Shark slot machine is a five reel slot with nine pay-lines by leading iGamings software provider RealTime Gaming. CardShark has an aquatic theme with symbols such as a clam, shark, an octopus and a treasure chest.

All credits are worth 0.01 cents, with the maximum bet being worth 45 credits. This is one of the best penny slot machines you can play online and can be found at online casinos offering RealTime Gaming software such as Bodog and Bovada Casinos.

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Card Shark slot overview

Card Shark progressive slot online reviewTo play, insert money into the machine by clicking on the chips in the lower right hand corner. These credits can be cashed out of the machine any time you like. You will need to click on the number of pay-lines you want to play and how many credits you want to bet on each line. It is always best to use the “Bet Max” button to make your bets. This is faster and gives you the best odds of landing the progressive jackpot.

Progressive Jackpot – How to trigger it on Card Shark

Playing the maximum (45 credits) also qualifies you for the progressive jackpot. You can find the jackpot amount at the bottom of the screen. If you get 5 starfish symbols on any maximum pay-line you win the jackpot. The jackpot resets to $1000 after it has been won. Unlike some of the biggest progressive jackpot slots the prizes on this reach into the thousands of dollars, not millions like other online progressive games.

Bonus games

You can win anywhere between 2 and 1800 times your bet on each pay-line. The Card Shark features two exciting bonus games; The Sunken Treasure and the Shark Bonus Round. If you get three treasure chest anywhere on the screen you will win a scatter bonus.

The scatter bonus is determined by how many credits you bet. If you get three shark symbols anywhere on the screen you have a chance to win up to 2700 credits. After you get the three shark symbols you will be taken to the bonus game screen.

There will be a poker card to the left and a deck of cards to the right. There will be two buttons for “Higher” and “Lower”. The object of the game is to guess if the next card will be higher or lower than the card to the left.

Here is an example: If the card to the left is a three, you should hit the “higher” button since the next card will most likely be higher. This can get tricky with middle cards such as an eight. Aces are always high and the player loses ties. Each time you guess right you win an amount relative to the amount you bet.

To view all of the different payouts simply click on the “Pay Table” button to the right of the cash out button. You will be able to find how each combination pays, along with the structure of each payline.

Our thoughts on Card Shark

Overall the Card Shark slot machine is a cheap and exciting way to play slots at online casinos. The progressive jackpot is a great incentive to people who love to play the slots but have a limited bankroll. The jackpot can grow quite large considering it costs only 45¢ to spin.