History buffs will know all about the 1709 Battle of Poltava. Russia defeated the Swedes in a huge northern war, and now you can get Immersive yourself in this monumental piece of history with the Elk Studios slot game Poltava!

Get ready for battle as you take on this 5-reel, 4 row, 40 fixed payline game which let you start spinning it reels from just 20p per spins, or if you are feeling victorious go for the maximum £100 per spin. Behind its transparent reels you can see the huge battle that took place, and on the reels, you'll notice lots of symbols which follow this war theme.

While you'll find guns, soldiers, and cavalry on your reels, the Poltava logo is the symbol to watch out for as it is the Wild. The Golden Lion Head is the second important symbol as this is the scatter and will trigger your free spins round!

Soldier on and take home a big cash win playing Poltava!

About the Manufacturer

Elk Studios is an online slots producer that's committed to putting "mobile first". Therefore, you'll never find an Elk Studios game that won't work properly on mobile devices. Although the company often chooses humorous and quirky themes for its slots (e.g. Taco Brothers, Wild Toro, and Electric Sam), Poltava proves that it's equally talented when it comes to producing serious games.

Appearance and Sound Effects

If you have the chance to watch the intro to this mobile slot, you should take it, as it provides a fascinating insight into the infamous nine-year battle of The Great Northern War. Plus, the animations, graphics, and powerful voiceover which asks at the end of the video sequence, "Can YOU change the past?" help to set the scene for what's sure to be a memorable playing experience.

Through the semi-transparent reels, you can see fields and trees filled with gunpowder smoke, and the melancholy orchestral soundtrack signifies that you've arrived just following a major battle.

On the reels, you'll encounter ten different symbols, including a golden lion (which looks a bit like an old-fashioned doorknocker), the Poltava logo (the wild), cavalry, artillery, infantry, and five playing card symbols – A, K, Q, J, and 10.

Special Features

The wild symbol (which is represented by the game logo) substitutes for all other symbols except the Lion. The Lion is the bonus/scatter symbol, and when three Lions appear on the reels, they transform into Sticky Wilds and activate the Flames of War Bonus which gives you three free spins.

In the Flames of War Bonus, each Lion that lands on the screen becomes a Sticky Wild and awards an extra free game.

While it might seem that all of the action in this mobile slot is contained within the Free Spins Bonus, the base game is just as exhilarating due to a fascinating feature called Marching Reels. It's triggered with a full stack of cavalry, artillery, or infantry symbols, which award a free re-spin. If more of the same symbol drop onto the reels, the troop formation advances one reel to the right, generating further re-spins and more troop movements until no new matching symbols appear.


Wins can be formed from the left to right, starting with the leftmost reel with three or more matching symbols on an active payline.

Playing on Mobile Devices

The game is fully-optimised for mobile play, and includes mobile-friendly game controls.

HMOur Opinion:

Poltava's haunting theme and atmospheric graphics and sound effects make it one of the most immersive slots we've ever seen. Plus, the prizes it can provide can be seriously sizeable, allowing you to capture up to 180,000 coins at a time.

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