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St Patrick’s Day is almost upon us, and we’re feeling very Irish all of a sudden!
Patrick (not his real name) actually had one of the most interesting backstories to sainthood, involving kidnap, pirates and snakes – check it out when you’ve got a spare minute!
Mythology aside, ‘Paddy’ was eventually canonized as a Saint. With a few years, The Irish began to come together to mourn, then celebrate, him every year on the anniversary of his death, March 17, AD 461.
These days, St Paddy’s Day is recognised across the world, with people of every nationality claiming any tenuous link to Irish heritage.
An easier way to get into the Irish spirit is to revisit some of our Celtic games and slots.
Irish-themed slots have long been popular with players of all abilities. Something about the combination of cheery leprechauns, stunning scenery and an abundance of good luck charms gives these particular slots enduring appeal.
Barcrest’s Rainbow Riches continues to be the UK’s favourite online slot, and it’s no coincidence that it’s a game with a distinctly Irish flavour.
Starting life as a land-based slot, Rainbow Riches first made a splash online when it was launched in 2006. The game’s iconic leprechaun, high RTP and brilliant bonuses have ensured it’s stayed top of the pack.
Despite a wave of imitations from a variety of games providers, some of which are excellent slots in their own right, Rainbow Riches is the original and still the best.
Another take on the ‘Irish luck’ superstition comes courtesy of Clover Rollover.
Strewn with shamrocks aplenty, this attractive slot from Playtech offers a huge progressive jackpot of £100,000 from just a £1 stake!
A share of the jackpot can be won for as little as 10p, with your initial stake determining the amount you are playing for.
Irish Luck, Fiddle Dee Dough and Leprechaun’s Luck are other Irish slots you might want to try, via the BOGOF games lobby.
Rainbow Riches and Clover Rollover bingo rooms are also both available here at BOGOF, on desktop and mobile.
So whatever you’re doing and wherever you may be, you can always enjoy some Irish charm.