Hot Chilliways Slot Review

It doesn’t get any spicier than this. Hot Chilliways is a 6×3 video slot from Stakelogic. This game features row expanding wilds, free spins, cascading wins, and a buy bonus. Just don’t play on an empty stomach or you might get hungry.

Hot chilliways screengrab


3 4 5 6
Skull 2 3 5 10
Sombrero 0.5 0.8 1 3
Cactus 0.5 0.8 1 3
Corn 0.4 0.5 0.7 1.5
Tomato 0.4 0.5 0.7 1
A 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.9
K 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.9
Q 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.8
J 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.8
T 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.7
9 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.7

Aside from these base symbols, there are also two red hot wilds.

green and red symbol info Hot Chilliways

Free Spins

Three or more scatter symbols trigger free spins. How many free spins depends on how many scatters you get.

Three scatters is 12 free spins.

Four scatters is 16 free spins.

Five scatters is 20 free spins.

Six or more scatters is 24 free spins.

First you will have an option to gamble your free spins or not.

Then you enter the free spins round. During the free spins, the red hot chili multiplier applies a value of between 2x to 100x against your spins.

Free spins feature Hot Chilliways

Buy Bonus and Superstake

Hot Chiliways has to ways that you can get to the free spins round quicker. The first is the buy bonus, where you can buy your way directly to the free spins without any waiting. The other is the Superstake feature, where you can increase the size of your bet, but also receive an increased chance of hitting the free spins feature with every spin.

A Spicy Mexican Theme

There is a definite Mexican theme to this slot, with the sombrero. Corn and tomatoes are classic staples of Mexican food, and they have lots of cactuses in Mexico as well. Plus a lot of Mexican food is really spicy.

Chili peppers actually originated in Central America and were first cultivated in Mexico.

Hot Chilliways LogoConclusion

Overall Hot Chiliways is a pretty interesting and fun video slot. The way that the wilds can actually change the number of rows is a very interesting feature and one that greatly improves the playability of the game.

The game itself is quite colourful, which is nice, and the graphical work in general is pretty good, with some pretty nifty special effects. The theme is a pleasant and interesting one. Hot Chiliways is just an all around well made game.

Slot Stats

Software StakeLogic
Release Date 4th August 2022
Reels 6
Rows 3
Paylines 729
RTP 94.01%