The maximum amount paylines a standard slot can have is 243 (all way paylines, 5×3 grid). Big Time Gaming’s invention allows each reel to have from a minimum of 2 to a maximum of 8 symbols, which increases the number of possible ways to win up to a theoretic maximum of 117,649. The actual number of paylines varies from spin to spin.
Unlike traditional all ways pay slots, Megaways machines can only pay left to right (starting from the leftmost reel).
- In slots, a changeable reel system that allows slots to have up to 117,649 paylines.