How To Play Fortunate Buddha Slot Game Online?

Fortunate Buddha slot game

Fortunate Buddha slot game is the awesome new slot game released by RTG gaming in April 2022. The Fortunate Buddha is actually the lucky laughing Buddha in sitting position.

Fortunate Buddha or the Laughing Buddha is known as Hotei among the Chinese. His large protruding belly is symbolic of happiness, luck and prosperity. It is believed that if a person rubs his belly it brings good luck.

It is said that his appearance comes from a Buddhist Zen monk who lived over 1000 years ago. His protruding stomach and jolly smile earned him this name.

In this slot you can see that he collects people’s sadness and woes and puts them in his sack. Also his symbolizes wealth and good fortune. To get the wealth first you must spin the reels and line up the right symbols before you can enter his nirvana. Line up the right combinations, and all your jackpot dreams will come true!

About Fortunate Buddha Slot Game

About Fortunate Buddha
Fortunate Buddha

Fortunate Buddha slot game comes with 5 reels 50 paylines and has wonderful progressive jackpots the Mini, Minor, Major, Grand and Super Grand.  This means Buddha is ready to share his fortune with you with bags of Lucky Gold Coins that lead to FREE Games, Orbs with instant cash prizes and 4 Progressive Jackpots.

When the game loads on your screen be it mobile or PC you will find the background amazing with lantern-lit cherry blossom forest in the ancient East, where the only traces of civilization are in an old Taoist village many miles away.

In Fortunate Buddha, it’s only you, the spirit of nature, and the holy presence of the great god himself. What you get is the huge top reward that may be won at any moment and that is  heavenly max win of 50000x your stake.

Game Symbols

Fortunate Buddha- Game Symbols
Fortunate Buddha- Game Symbols

As far as symbols go in Fortunate Buddha slot game, you can find there are Royal Card Suits, Lotus Flowers, Lucky Money Frogs, Lucky Turtles, and Buddha himself. As far as special symbols go, the Golden Wild serves as the Wild, the Bag of Lucky Gold Coins as the Scatter and Fortune Orbs with instant cash prizes.

The Wild in this game is the Wild symbol, which only appears on reels 2, 3, 4, and 5 and substitutes all other symbols in the game except for Scatters. There are two Scatter symbols in this game: the Sacks of Coins and Fortune Orbs.

  • Wild Symbol: Wild. Wild symbol is wild for all symbols except scattered Sack of Coins and Fortune Orbs, it appears on reels 2, 3, 4 and 5 only.
  • Scatter Symbol: SC1 (Sack of Coins). 3 or more trigger the Free Games Feature.
  • Scatter Symbol: SC2 (Fortune Orb). 6 or more Fortune Orbs trigger the Fortune Link Feature.

What are the best features in Fortunate Buddha slot game?

Fortunate Buddha is loaded with lots of best features. The two main features are:

  1. Free Games
  2. Fortune Link feature

Free games

Fortunate Buddha- Free Games
Fortunate Buddha- Free Games

In Fortunate Buddha slot game, the Golden Wild substitutes for all other symbols except, Bag of Lucky Gold Coins Scatter and Fortune Orbs, to form potential winning combinations. The Wild also only lands on reels 2, 3, 4 and 5.
Land 3 or more Bag of Lucky Gold Coins Scatters to trigger the FREE Games Feature awarding 6 FREE Games. Retriggering the feature awards an additional 3 FREE Games.

During Free Games, up to 6 Free Games may be won and an extra 3 awarded if this feature is retriggered.

Therefore when 3 or more Scatter symbols appear anywhere in the gameboard, 6 Free Games are awarded. Any retrigger adds 3 extra Free Games.

The Free Games are played at the bet of the triggering spin and the bet cannot be changed. The Free Games will end once there are no more Free Games remaining or when the maximum payout is achieved.

After all your Free Games have finished, a banner will display your total winnings achieved during this feature.

Fortunate Buddha-Fortune Link Feature
Fortunate Buddha-Fortune Link Feature

During the Fortune Link feature, 3 Re-Spins may be awarded with additional Re-Spins added if new Fortune Orbs appear on the reels during this feature. If 15 Fortune Orbs fill in all 15 positions on the reels, the Super Grand Jackpot will be triggered and award 50,000 times you bet.

Thus Fortune Link Feature is triggered when 6 or more Fortune Orbs appear anywhere. 3 re-spins are awarded, with triggering Fortune Orbs held in position.

If a new Fortune Orb appears in a spinning position, it is held for the remainder of the feature and the number of remaining re-spins resets to 3.

At the end of the re-spins, all prize values and/or Jackpots displayed on the Orbs are awarded.

The Super Grand Jackpot is awarded if all 15 positions have been filled by Fortunes Orbs during re-spins.

How to play Fortunate Buddha?

Fortunate Buddha how to play
Play for free or with real money

To play Fortunate Buddha you can join any RTG friendly online casino. You can play the slot game on your mobile or PC for free or with real money.

To play real money slots you need to make a deposit with real Naira or Rand or ZAR or BTC

Once done grab the bonus offer or redeem the coupon codes on this slot game.

Once you’ve loaded the game, select your bet amount by selecting the + and – symbols at the bottom of the game screen. Once you’ve set your wager amount, click Spin. With a slot like Fortunate Buddha, your best bet is to wager maximum coins. This sets you up for winning and being able to claim the game’s top reward.

If you find yourself getting a bit tired from spinning the reels manually, just hit the Autoplay feature to get the reels spinning automatically. From there, you can simply relax and watch the reels do all the work.


Q1. What you win in this slot game?

You win the top award which is 50,000 times the bet.

You need to land 6 or more Fortune Orbs to trigger the Fortune Link Feature.

Q3. How to win progressive jackpot?

In the fortune link feature 3 re-spins are awarded. At the end of the re-spins, all instant cash prize values and/or one of 3 Jackpots (Mini, Minor, or Major) displayed on the Orbs are awarded. The Super Grand Jackpot is only awarded if all 15 positions have been filled by Fortunes Orbs during re-spins.

Q4. What are the low paying symbols?

Lower paying symbols include the A-10 icons worth 5x the bet amount for three of a kind.

Q5. How to unlock free games feature?

When players reveal three or more blue money bag symbols anywhere on the reels, this will unlock the Free Games feature where six free games are awarded and the possibility to extend by unlocking the retrigger.

Q6. What is the RTP of the game?

Fortunate Buddha is the Medium volatility slot with 98.1% RTP

Q7. Where to play Fortunate Buddha?

You can play Fortunate Buddha at South African online casinos like Springbok casino, Yebo casino and various others.

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Kamal Kaur