Sofresh/ June 5, 2021/ Playtech


The Gladiator slot game was released by the leading gaming software that all gamers know and love, Playtech. This company was founded in 1999 and are headquartered in Douglas, Isle of Man. Gladiator quickly rose in popularity to become Playtechs most successful slot game all around the world. Why? because of the opportunities to win huge amounts of cash. And despite its release date and slight dated graphics and animations, it still remains one of their most played games. Which is without a doubt due to the fact it’s made a lot of people veryyyyy rich.

If you haven’t already guessed by the title, the theme of the game is inspired by the 2000 released action/adventure film with the same name. This film was extremely popular and received many incredible awards. Including BAFTA Award for Best Film (2001), Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture (2001), MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Movie (2001) and many more! So it’s not a surprise that this slot game became so popular. It takes you on a battle against Emperor Commodus and the Coliseum crowd. You will find many authentic images from the film as well as many other exciting extras.


Type: Video Slots
Software provider: Playtech
Reels: 5
Rows: 3
Maximum win: Progressive jackpot
Paylines: 25
Minimum bet: $0.01
Maximum bet: $25
Release date: December 2012
RTP: 91.5%
Slot variance: MED
Mobile: Yes

What is the largest amount of money won on Gladiator?

The largest jackpot to ever be won on the Gladiator slot was by an extremely lucky winner from the United Kingdom. They won an incredible $2.7! And they have made many other lucky players millionaires since.

Symbols & Payouts

Commodus: 5/4/3/2 = x50,000, x500, x75, x8
Lucilla: 5/4/3/2 = x1000, x250, x50, x7
Gracchus: 5/4/3 = x350, x75, x25
Juba: 5/4/3/2 = x250, x60, x20
Proximo: 5/4/3/2 = x250, x60, x20

Main Bonus Features

Coliseum Bonus Game Feature

This feature is activated when three or more Coliseum scatter symbol appears anywhere on the reels during a spin. You will earn an instant payout if you’re lucky enough to find two. However, 3 or more scatters will trigger the coliseum bonus game feature. Once activated, your screen will transform from the reels to a pick-and-click game which will award you with either 4x, 6x, 8x, 10x or 12x free spin rounds. The screen will show four rows with five stones each. Each row corresponds with a different bonus feature. There are four rows:

  • The top row will reward extra wild symbols
  • The second row will reward multipliers
  • The third row will reward scatter symbols that will appear on free spin rounds
  • The bottom row will reward free spins rounds

Gladiator Bonus Feature

The Gladiators helmet will be your wild symbol. It will substitute for all other symbols on the reels (except the scatter) and make room for more winning combinations to form. However, it will only appear on either reel 2, 3 or 4. The Gladiator Bonus feature will be activated when you find three or more Gladiator helmet wilds on all three reels. Once activated, 10 gladiator helmets will fall from the sky onto your screens, each will be either bronze, silver or gold at random. The amount of cash you will earn will be calculated from all of the helmets added together. IF you’re extremely lucky and all the helmets are gold, you will win the Gladiator Progressive Jackpot!

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