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Most Popular Australian Pokies
Literally 1000′s of unique pokie games have been placed into Australian gaming machine venues. Of these, players will have at least one of their favourite games listed in our top 3 most popular Australian pokies of all time. Although some of the original machines have been superseded with newer version, these new games have not been as popular among players. The most popular aussie pokies have an Egyptian theme.
Queen of the Nile
Distributed by Aristocrats it was first released in 1997 as Golden Pyramids. A later name change and refit returned it as Queen of the Nile. The MK5 series powered this popular pokie machine. Originally released with 5 reels and 9 pay-lines, it awarded players up to 20 free spins which could be re-triggered.
Released in 1999 and based on a native American Indian theme. With the standard 5 reels Indian Dreaming was the first Australian pokie to feature Aristocrats 243 Way – a massive 243 ways to win. Unlike other pokies of that time, wins did not have to line up from left to right across the reels, instead, symbols falling in any position on adjacent reels would pay a winning spin. Indian Dreaming offered 5, 10 or 20 free spins which could be re-triggered. Whilst playing the free spin feature games, this popular aussie pokie would award random 3x or 5x multipliers.
The first 5 reel and 50 pay-lines gaming machine released in Australian by Aristocrats in 2003. The popularity of this game among aussie players was an instant hit. Possibly because unlike other Australian pokies which used 5 reels and displayed a total of 15 reel symbols, 50 Lions used 20 reel symbols to make up it’s winning pay lines. The free spin feature was awarded with 3 seed pods on the first 3 reels only and award 8 free spins but could be re-triggered. When in the free spin feature, the 50 Lions are “stacked wilds” on all reels. This pokie machine was so popular because of the massive payouts 50 Lions could award in the free spins.