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The Big Bopper Guide

You might want to crank your speakers up for this one. The Big Bopper is here at Silver Oak Casino. Yes, the one and only Big Bopper — the man who churned out such classics as Chantilly Lace and the same guy who created memories for generations of fans through a very few years of music making.

In The Big Bopper, it’s not just the reels that are spinning. The turntable spins too as the music continues to play. And with it comes big payouts, including a top award of 30,000x your bet per way and the chance to win big in three separate bonus rounds.

It all adds up to a great night in with fantastic music, excellent rewards, and top-shelf entertainment no matter how the reels line up. With so much to look forward to, you’ll be bopping your head along with The Big Bopper all night long.

How to Play

It’s easy to get started with The Big Bopper. First, you’ll need a Silver Oak Casino account. You can sign up for free right now, right here. All we need is a few pieces of information to get you set up. When you’re done, make sure you download the Silver Oak Casino software on your Windows PC. If you’re on a Mac, you can use our Instant Play software and play right through your web browser. And if you’ve got an itch to play The Big Bopper on the go, it’s available on mobile, too (just go to on your mobile device to get started).

When you’re good to go, load The Big Bopper and start playing. It’s as easy as placing your bet and hitting the Spin button. Because this is an All Ways Pays game, there are no paylines to contend with. When the reels come to a stop, you’ll get paid out based on where the symbols stop and line up.

Controlling the Game

One simple bet is all it takes to spin. Just use the up and down arrows to modify your bet in either direction.

This one locks in your bet and sets the reels moving—and the tunes flowing.

To play automatically without having to hit Spin each time, just turn Autoplay on. You can turn it off at anytime if things get too fast for you.

Big Bopper: As the substitute symbol in the game, the Big Bopper can replace other symbols in the game to help you complete a winning combo. When that happens, your prize is triple. Note that the Big Bopper can’t replace any of the scatter symbols.

Scatter Symbols: There are five scatter symbols in The Big Bopper and they are simply the letters that spell out BOPPER (B, O, P, E, and R). When they appear, scatter wins get added to line wins and are then added to All Ways Pays wins.

How to get to the Bonus Feature

Spelling out BOPPER on the screen in order from left to right won’t just get the music going. It’ll also bop you directly into the free games round where the potential to win up to 45 free games and big prize multipliers is waiting.

How to play the Bonus Feature

The Bonus Features (three of them actually) are easy to play. Essentially, when you enter the bonus round, you’ll get to spin for free. How many times? That depends on which bonus round you’re playing.

Chantilly Lace gets you up to 45 free games with 10x payouts. The Big Bopper Instant Win feature game gets you spins worth as much as 250x your bet. And the White Lightnin’ bonus feature gives you game after game after game until the music stops.

Game Rules

There aren’t a lot of rules to follow in The Big Bopper. The main rule you need to know about is that the substitute symbol, while wild for the most part, can sub in for the scatter symbol. So if a scatter symbol hits and you need an extra to fill a winning combination, the substitute symbol won’t be able to help. If you need clarifications on the rules or you require information on which symbols pay out the most, click the Help icon during the game at any time between spins.

History of The Big Bopper

Jiles Perry Richardson, Jr. (Or JP Richardson for short) was an American icon in the music, rock, and disc jockey seen back in the 1950s. He’s known for such classic hits as Chantilly Lace and is credited for creating the world’s first music video. On February 3rd, 1959, Sadly, The Big Bopper died in a plane crash in Iowa, along with music stars Buddy Holly and Ritchie Valens. The sad event is known as “The day the music died” thanks to Don McLean’s classic hit American Pie. Thanks to some wonderful tunes and memories, he lives on the music he created. We’re thrilled to have The Big Bopper has part of our lineup at Silver Oak Casino.


All Ways Pays
In lieu of paylines, The Big Bopper features an All Ways Pays system. That means there are no lines to adjust.

When we talk about the number of reels, we’re essentially talking about the vertical blocks that house the different symbols.

The Big Bopper
He was a real American musician, disc jockey, and songwriter, famous for such classics as Chantilly Lace, Purple People Eater Meets the Witch Doctor, and Little Red Riding Hood.

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