Slots Review – Sherlock Homes

Software Platform : Boss Media


Sherlock Holmes is a Boss Media online slot game with the usual high standard of graphics. It is based around the detective Sherlock Holmes, the famous creation Arthur Conan Doyle. Symbols on this online slot include Sherlock Holmes himself, his side kick Dr Watson, Professor Moriarty, a police officer, a revolver and a magnifying glass.

Pay Lines and Betting Options

The Sherlock Holmes online slot has five reels and twenty five pay lines. The number of lines you play is fixed to the maximum, but you can adjust the number of coins you bet per line. You can also change the value of the coins you are betting to provide plenty of different betting options at this online slot. The value of the coins you can select might change at different online casinos.

Wild Symbol

The wild symbol at the Sherlock Holmes online slot is Professor Moriarty. This wild symbol can substitute for all other symbols with the exception of the scatter symbol, the jackpot symbol and the bonus symbol. The wild symbol can only appear on reels two and three, but when it appears as part of a winning combination it stretches to fill the entire reel. This can provide even more winning opportunities.

Scatters, Free Spins and Bonus Rounds

The scatter symbol on this online slot game is the Sherlock Holmes logo. If three or more of the scatter symbol appear anywhere in view then you win free spins. 3 of the scatters means 10 free spins, 4 symbols gets you 20 free spins and 5 symbols is 30 free spins. New free games can be won during the free spins feature.

The bonus game is awarded when you get three or more of the bonus game symbol from left to right on an active pay line. The bonus game requires you to try and solve a murder that has taken place by choosing clues surrounding a dead body. You can choose seven different clues and if you get five correct you win the top prize. Smaller prizes can also be won if you select less than five correct clues.


The value of the progressive jackpot is displayed on screen while you are playing this online slot game. If you spin five consecutive jackpot symbols on an active pay line then you win the jackpot – called the Baker Street Reward. There is also a fixed jackpot of 5,000 times your line for five of the Sherlock Holmes symbol.