Santa vs Rudolf Slot

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These two are usually the best of friends, but not in this slot! They’re at each other’s throats!

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Rudolf has only gone and nicked Santa’s hat right before he was due to fly out of the North Pole to deliver presents across the world. Now he needs your help to find his hat and get the holiday season back on track. It won’t be easy though! Rudolf is a crafty little reindeer, and he just won’t let up. Dive into this magical adventure and give it a spin.

Focus on the Game

Santa vs Rudolf is a 5-reel, 3-row, 20-line (fixed) win-both-ways video slot with Re-Spins, Free Spins, Wild substitutions, Walking Wilds and 2 Bonus Features.

It’s all about the Walking Wilds Re-Spins combined with Win-Both-Ways.Win both ways also means that a walking wild has the potential to pay multiple times as it moves from reel to reel. The Walking Wilds also trigger Free Spins, so no Scatter gets in the way of winning lines!

There are 2 enticing Bonus Features for players. The first is the Santa’s Gifts where players pick Santa’s Gifts from 3 sets with an exciting Pick & Click style game delivering coin prizes and Multipliers. The second feature is Rudolf Spins – three Bonus spins with 5 Wilds appearing randomly on the reels meaning huge wins are bound to happen!

What a merry addition to our collection of great online slots!

Game Rules

You can play 20 fixed betlines at different bet levels and coin values. Winning combinations and payouts are made according to the paytable. Bet level is the number of coins bet per bet line. A bet line win in coins is equal to the value shown in the Paytable multiplied by the bet level. A bet line win in currency is equal to the win in coins multiplied by the coin value.

Either you or your casino can set play limits, including bet & loss per session, day, week or month; block all play for a specified period of time; restrict session play length in minutes. Playing for real is restricted by account funds (i.e. cannot play for credit).

Betting Limits

The game comes with 1-10 Default Bet Levels and different coin values: (€) 0.01, 0.02, 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.5, 1. The default minimum/maximum bet is €0.2/100. Minimum Free Round Values – Bet Level 1, 20 bet lines, €0.01 coin value (cost €0.2).

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Here’s a few more stats on the game

Return to Player: 96.35%

Hit Frequency: 29%

Reel type: 5 x 3

Pay Mechanic: 20 Bet Lines

Pay Direction: Both Ways

Min Bet: €0.20 – Max Default Bet: €400 – Max Certified Bet: €1,000


Wild substitutions

Wild Symbols appear on reels 1 and 5 in the main game and all reels during Free Spins. Wild symbol substitutes for all symbols. Wilds that shift horizontally during Re-Spins are called Walking Wilds.


Re-Spins After a Wild symbol appears on the reels and all wins are awarded for that spin, each Wild shifts one place horizontally on the reels and a Re-Spin is awarded.

Free Spins

If a Santa Wild and a Rudolf Wild are in the same position on the reels, the Wilds will lock into that position and merge together. At the end of the current spin and after any potential bet line wins are awarded, Free Spins are activated.

A Santa Wild and a Rudolf Wild merging together on the reels in the main game activate 10 Free Spins. The maximum amount of Free Spins that can be activated at the same time in the main game are 30.

Rudolf Spins

The Rudolf Spins consist of 3 spins where 5 randomly placed Reindeer Wilds appear on the reels. The 5 Reindeer Wilds will appear in random positions for each spin during this Bonus feature. During the Rudolf Spins, no Wilds are on the reel set before the 5 random Reindeer Wilds appear on the reels.

Santa’s Gifts

In Santa’s Gifts there are 3 item sets where a player taps on 1 of 5 items to reveal their prize. The 5 items that a player chooses from in each set are: 3 coin wins of various amounts, 1 multiplier increase and 1 end of stage item.

When a player picks a coin win it is added to their running coin total for the Santa’s Gifts. The player can have another pick from the remaining items in the current set.


There are two types of Wilds in this game: Rudolf Wilds and Santa Wilds, represented by a naughty-looking Rudolf and a mournful Santa.

High-Paying Symbols are depicted by festive graphics, including a sleigh, ribbon-tied gift parcels, a snow globe, and a message to Santa neatly tied.

Low-paying symbols are illustrated by the classic Royals, crafted out of sugar candy.

Graphics and Sound

Santa vs Rudolf packs in so much narrative and personality, and it’s all reflected in the sound and graphics! Festive graphics and a snowy setting in the wonderful North Pole awaits you. We went for a comic book-style, with a lot of contrasts and simple graphics that are fun and goofy. The symbols are represented by the items related to the story: the sleigh, gifts, the collar, the toy and the letter to Santa. And then of course there’s the royals, which are made of tasty candy cane! The soundtrack will put you in the mood for eggnog and Christmas log… and why not? ‘Tis the season for sugary snacks after all!

When you enter Free Spins, all hell breaks loose! Santa and Rudolf have a final showdown by night, on the snowy slopes of the North Pole. This is not your easy-going chilled winter slot game, it’s intense, fiery and mad as hell.


When you play Santa vs Rudolf, we guarantee a fantastic gaming experience no matter the device you’re using, whether it be mobile, desktop or tablet. The game’s UI has been expertly adapted to fit the mobile screen. The spin wheel disappears from view when the reels are spinning. Settings and options likewise are filed away in a separate submenu. This economical and clever use of space keeps the display clear and clutter free, while not sacrificing any of the game’s functionality (all options that can be found in the desktop version are also in the mobile version). None of the entertainment has been sacrificed.

The mobile version is compatible with iOS and Android. As long as your device is running an updated OS, you should have no problems playing the game on virtually any smartphone or tablet. Go ahead and give the game a try! Find out what wintery, festive delights Santa vs Rudolf has in store for you!

Is Santa vs Rudolf safe?

NetEnt are among the leading casino game providers worldwide. Over decades, the company has developed a brand that is trusted by players all over the world. All its games are certified and licensed by independent regulatory authorities that ensure that the games are provable fair and work as advertised, and Santa vs Rudolf is no exception!


It’s traditional for NetEnt to release a game around the holiday season. Secrets of Christmas and Jingle Spin are much beloved games from previous Decembers that leave us with many fond memories of carols, crackers and pleasant company. Santa vs Rudolf is another great Holiday Season release to warm the soul. Pour yourself another eggnog and give it a spin!

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