High 5 Moment: August Top 5!

Hey, High 5-ers! Can you believe it’s SEPTEMBER already? Boy did the summer fly by. August brought five new games to the High 5 Casino library: Goddess of Valhalla, Majestic Cats, Art of the Steal, Secrets of the Forest 2 Pixie Paradise and Banana Splits! Plus, you asked and we listened! Pawesome is now available on desktop AND mobile so you could play at home or on the go. Additionally, players took advantage of our weekly XP events where they were able to level up 2X to 5X FASTER in select slots!

August also brought another reason to play at High 5 Casino. At the beginning of the month, High 5 Casino hosted its first ever raffle featuring Golden Tower, a popular H5G slot title. To enter, players were invited to play the game for four hours and were required to bet a minimum amount in accordance with their VIP tier. Only one winner was selected from each VIP tier for a total of seven Golden Tower Raffle winners. Other August raffles included The Prince of Lightning Raffle and the Shadow Diamond Raffle.

August blew the records, July broke out of the water! With new games, tons of XP fun, and our raffles, High 5-ers walked away with over 59 TRILLION coins! This month, we want to give a special shout out to the High 5-ers who had major High 5 Moments with the TOP 5 BIGGEST WINS!
Congratulations to:
1. Annette W. – 64.6 BILLION coins, Goddess of Valhalla
2. Lauren R. – 50 BILLION coins, The Green Machine Deluxe
3. Ristea M. – 49.9 BILLION coins, Goddess of Valhalla
4. Jon G. – 33.4 BILLION coins, The Green Machine Deluxe
5. Kevin Z. – 31.7 BILLION coins, Thundering Buffalo

Check out some other High 5 Moment worthy August stats below:
Total spins for the month of August: 2,409,574,971.
Number of spins per day: 80,319,165!
Total money won: 59,120,920,827,245 coins!
Cumulative hours spent playing: 3,705,982 hours.
Most played tournament: The Three Graces Prize Party!
Top 5 most played games in August: Majestic Cats, Goddess of Valhalla, Art of the Steal, Jungle Jack, Secrets of the Forest.

Which game gave you your High 5 Moment in August? Did you enjoy our new game raffles? Comment in the conversation bubble located on the top right corner of your screen and let us know!

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20 Questions with Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, Miss Universe® 2015!

h5c_20questions_missu_blogHey High 5-ers! Many of you may have watched Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach win the coveted crown during the 2015 Miss Universe Beauty Pageant, or followed her travels while playing Miss Universe ® Asian Adventures, but did you know Pia loves to bake red velvet flavored treats?

We got the inside scoop on Pia’s experiences and highlights of her year as the reigning Miss Universe. Read about what it has meant to her, advice she has for the future title holder, and some of her favorite things to do below:

1. What is your 2017 New Year’s Resolution?
– I always take other people’s opinions seriously and sometimes to a fault. Next year, I will listen to what makes ME happy and find the right balance.

2. Part of your duties as Miss Universe 2015 has been to travel the world, which city did you enjoy visiting the most?
– It’s always good to be back home. Definitely the Philippines.

3. You’ve been participating in beauty pageants for many years, in which pageant did you receive your first win and how old were you?
– The first pageant I joined was in 2013 for the national competition in the Philippines. I didn’t win that year but placed as the 1st runner up.  For my first time participating, I think that’s pretty good! It was good practice for the 2015 Miss Universe competition.

4. As cooking is one of your favorite hobbies, what is your favorite dish to prepare?
– I enjoy baking! My favorite recipe to make is red velvet anything! Also because it’s my favorite to eat too. Haha.

5. What is your guilty pleasure TV Show?
– I don’t watch a lot of TV which is ironic because I am in front of the camera often. That said, I do enjoy a little Family Guy and Archer here and there.

6. If you could have any animal as a pet, what would you choose?
 – I have a long coat, black and white Chihuahua named Prada. She’s very friendly and she never barks at people. She is very sweet like her mommy.

7. As acting is a passion of yours, what actor or actress would you love to co-star with?
– I enjoy working with anyone I can learn something from.

8. As Miss Universe 2015, you have met plenty of celebrities, did you get star struck meeting any of them?
– For the first few months I was star struck with almost everyone I met. Living in New York City for a year and making celebrity appearances has made me more comfortable being in the spotlight. I feel very blessed.

9. You always look amazing in all of your photos, both professional and on social media. Any tips you have learned to take a good a selfie?
– Lighting is your best friend. The right lighting will do wonders to your selfie. Not even a filter can beat good lighting.

10. For the past year you have been living in NYC, how much of an adjustment was it from living in the Philippines?
– I live in the capital of the Philippines so I am used to the city life. I love the fast paced lifestyle of New York and I adapted to it quite easily.

11.What will you miss the most about living in New York?
 – The vibe. Just the feeling of being in New York is incomparable. It really is a city that never sleeps. I love it!

12. Filipino, English and German are three languages you speak, are there any more you would like to learn?
– Mandarin! It is the language of the future. I’d love to learn it.

13. How excited are you to be able to crown the future Miss Universe 2016 in your home country? What piece of advice would you give her?
 – It’s a great way to end my reign! My advice for her – love your job. Don’t ever question your destiny.

14. Any advice for all of the women participating in Miss Universe 2016?
– The competition is a journey. It’s not the beginning or the end of your personal and professional goals. That goes the same for the winner too. Being a part of Miss Universe is an experience and leaves you with a lifetime of memories.

15. The past year has been full of traveling and scheduled appearances, what are you looking forward to in your time off once Miss Universe 2016 is crowned?
– I have missed seeing my family and friends more regularly.  It will be great to catch up with them again, but I know I’ll be back to work right away which I don’t mind at all.

16. If you could give girls aspiring to be Miss Universe one day, a piece of advice what would it be?
– Be careful what you wish for because dreams do come true!

17. This once and a lifetime experience is something you will remember forever, what has been your favorite part?
– Being able to share my story to other people. It was a long journey finally having the title of Miss Universe. I hope I have inspired people to continue fighting for their dreams.

18. What is your inspiration for doing your best each and every day?
– My family. I look at them and I’m reminded on why I do what I do. Because I want to continue to provide and help them as best as I can. I can’t help it. Filipinos are very family oriented.

19. We recently released a new game Miss Universe ® Asian Adventures. What was your favorite part about working on this project with us at High 5 Games?
– I am excited that I have the opportunity to be the star in the game! I can’t wait to play it and share with all my friends.

20. There are 5 destinations featured in Miss Universe ® Asian Adventures; besides your home country of the Philippines, have you been to the remaining four, Japan, China, Hong Kong, and Thailand, in person?
– I have. I think that’s why I was able to embrace the characters and destinations with ease because I’ve visited them myself before.

So what do you think High 5-ers? Are you planning on watching the pageant to see who takes the 2016 crown? Do you have anything in common with Pia? Comment in the conversation bubble located on the top right corner of your screen and let us know!

To see what channel and time the pageant is airing near you, check your local TV listings, and don’t forget to play Miss Universe® Asian Adventures and Miss Universe® Crowning Moment on High 5 Casino! 

Shake The Sky December Top 5

sts_top5_dec_wallpost With January underway, we are so happy to jump into 2017 with our loyal Shake The Sky players! During the holiday season we hope you got to spend some quality time with your loved ones, enjoy the company of each other and have some time to relax and play your favorite STS slot.

Throughout the month of December, STS-er’s, sure won big! We tallied up the numbers and a total of 37,529,825,297,150 coins were won in December! Could you imagine winning that much money in real life? Check out some more December Stats below!

Total spins for the month of December: 113,581,231
Number of spins per day: 3,786,041
Total money won: 37,529,825,297,150
Cumulative hours spent playing: 214,947
Top 5 most played games for December: Golden Knight, Lady Peacock, Da Vinci Ways, Golden Peony, Miss Universe Crowning Moment.

Which game did spend the most time playing in December? Comment in the conversation bubble located on the top right of the blog post to let us know!

Employee Spotlight- Johan L.

h5c_employeespotlight_johan_blogpostDid you know High 5 Games not only produces online casino slot games but we produce land based casino slot games as well?

Meet Johan L. Sr. Production Artist who leads one of High 5 Games most brilliant teams in producing the illustrations for our amazing land based slot cabinets such as: Miss Universe: Crowning Moment, Valkyrie Queen, Maggie and the Martians and so much more!


1. How long have you been working with High 5 Games?
I have been working with High 5 Games for 7 years now. I was around the 35th employee, and a few years later, the company grew up to 300!

2. Please tell us what you do, as Sr. Production Artist for High 5 Games?
I mainly do illustration work for land based games in our post production team. But I can do a little bit of animation as well. Production Artists are mixed with Art and technical skills so we can do a little bit of code editing as well.

3. Name the game you are most proud of working on for High 5 Casino and tell us why it’s your favorite and what inspired you?
Our team doesn’t really work on High 5 Casino, but one of my favorite games I worked on for land was Miss Universe: Crowning Moment. Doing the top screen was fun and colorful and I got to meet Miss Universe! On a side note, there is a game my team is working currently for mobile, look out for MAGIC MACAW!

4. How long does it take to create and complete the animations and illustrations for a game? Can you tell us what goes into it?
Once a game is bought by our land based client, ideally we have around 2 to 3 months to do the final illustrations, animations, prototyping and packaging.

5. If you could be a High 5 Casino game character who would you like to be? Why?
Probably the male character from Love U, because I’m nerdy and awkward, and I love science! I love watching videos of Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson

6. What is the hardest part when creating the animation and illustrations for a new game?
The hardest part for is always the concept sketches and color. But once that’s finalized, the details are easy.

7. What is your favorite animation to create?
I don’t specialize in animation, but once in a while I get to do simple ones like sparkles and text wiggling!

8. How did you get involved in animation and illustration?
During high school, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to study but all I knew is I loved art class. So my art teacher suggested School of Visual Arts, and that’s where I studied illustration and I loved it!

9. If you weren’t an artist, what other profession would you have chosen?
A few years after graduating college, I stumbled into my 5th grade year book and underneath my photo we were asked “what do you want to be when you grow up?” and I wrote Engineer. Guess that was my original plan and I just forgot. Haha!

10. As Sr. Production Artist, what is your favorite part of your job?
Doing art is the obvious answer, but having the privilege to work with friendly, kind, and fun group of people is my favorite part. My commute is 2 hours each way which is torture, but once I get to work, I realize how fun my job is.

Which High 5 Games’ game have you seen in your local casino? Comment in the conversation bubble located on the top right of the blog post to let us know!

H5C’s 150th Game: Captain Payback

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Big game, big celebration! High 5 Casino hits the 150th game milestone with a new release and continues to hold the title of the most slots available anywhere on Facebook. So what game is special enough to be in the spotlight for this special milestone? It’s a bird. It’s a plane. Oh wait! It’s our fan’s favorite superhero – Captain Payback!

Superman can see through walls. Spiderman can scale buildings. But Captain Payback – the glorious, magnificent Captain Payback – can deliver you piles of cash. Taking back what the wretched of society stole and returning it to everyday citizens, Captain Payback is truly a hero for our time.

Captain Payback features Expanding Wilds! Any wild symbol that lands on a middle reel expands vertically to fill up the entire column. That makes for increased wins and bigger prizes. But no prize is bigger than the Jackpot Bonus. If you win with all four major symbols during a free games bonus round, you will enter the Jackpot Bonus, which can award up to 1000x your total bet!


Don’t hesitate! Immerse yourself in H5C’s 150th game celebration with the Captain Payback Quest. It’s easy! As a H5C community, play Captain Payback and reach a total of 10 million GAME LEVEL ups to keep it unlocked for everyone! Also, reach PLAYER LEVEL 150 to receive 150K FREE coins! Better yet, if you are already at Player Level 150, your rewards will await you in your High 5 Casino lobby!

Spin lucky, win hard! Head to High 5 Casino and team up with Captain Payback to win piles of cash! Comment in the conversation bubble located on the top right of the blog post to let us know what superpower you’d like to have?

Shake the Sky August Stats

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Despite thousands of fun outdoorsy things to do this summer, Shake the Sky players always make time for our amazing slot games. In August, players spent 510,980 hours, which is equivalent to 21,291 days, spinning the Shake the Sky reels. There were 189,912 players playing our top five games and Lady Peacock was titled the most popular game again in August. Who doesn’t like seeing these beautiful peacocks flying on their screens during the summer time?

Check out more August stats from Shake the Sky below:
Total spins for the month of August: 258,446,025
Number of spins per day: 8,336,968
Total money won: $ 68,534,635,878,315
Top 5 most played games for August:
1. Lady Peacock
2. Jaguar Princess
3. Miss Universe: Crowning Moment
4. Cloud Dancers
5. Talon And Dove
Cumulative hours spent playing: 510,980*

How many hours did you spend on Shake the Sky in August? Comment in the conversation bubble located on the top right of the blog post to let us know!

Get to Know Miss Universe 2014!

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Today at High 5 Blog, we feature an exclusive interview with Miss Universe 2014, Paulina Vega, held during her visit last week to our New York office. Like many High 5-ers, Miss Universe has her favorite when it comes to pets, vacations, food, and much more. So… Did you know that she prefers dogs over cats? Did you know that her favorite vacation destination is relaxing on an island! Paulina enjoys relaxing with her friends and watching movies, just like you and me! If you find yourself relaxed while playing Miss Universe Crowning Moment, you are not the only one. Miss Universe 2014 is definitely doing the same thing!

Check below to unveil some quirky facts about Miss Universe 2014 and see if you have anything in common!

1) What’s your favorite food?
a. Italian food and Sushi

2) What’s your favorite sport?
a. To Play, Volleyball. To watch, Futbol…GO Colombia!

3) What’s your favorite movie?
a. Dead Poets Society

4) What’s the last movie you saw and what did you think of it?
a. I watched ‘Hot Pursuit’ last night with Sofia Vergara…OMG so Funny!

5) You travel all the time, what city did you have lots of fun in?
a. Bali is so fun

6) Who inspires you? Why?
a. My mother, Laura. Because she is the woman I most want to become.

7) Which superpower would you choose to have?
a. Control minds…no question

8) What’s your spirit animal?
a. Cockroach…no I kid, I am a Tiger.

9) If you could have dinner with any celebrity, who would it be?
a. Bradley Cooper, because he is handsome and he knows how to laugh at himself.

10) What do you think of Miss Universe Crowning Moment and how do you feel about being featured in it?
a. It’s so exciting! I love to play and see myself being crowned. Soon I’ll be in my very own game and be the only one being crowned.

11) What’s your favorite part about being Miss Universe?
a. Everything, having the platform to inspire other young women, and myself, to continually grow is incredibly gratifying.

Do you and Paulina Vega share the same things in common? Make sure to comment in the conversation bubble located on the top right of the blog post and let us know.

High 5 Casino’s May Stats

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Bombshell Beauties was crowned the most popular game in May at High 5 Casino. The irresistibly beautiful ladies have generated 3, 137, 360, 026 total spins, which lead to 8.5 billion wins for our players last month. So how much is 8.5 billion in dollars? Let’s put it into perspective: the height of a stack of 8.5 billion one dollar bills is about 577 miles.That length will take you to the outermost layer of Earth’s atmosphere from Earth’s surface!

Check out more High 5 Casino stats for the month of May:
Total spins for the month of May: 3,137,360,026
 Number of spins per day: 101,205,162
Total money won: $ 8,580,438,741,062
Top 5 most played games for May: Bombshell Beauties, Snow Monkeys, Circus Treasure, Realm of the Sabercat and Hoot Loot
Cumulative hours spent playing: 5,973,693

What is your hottest High 5 Casino slot game last month? Comment in the conversation bubble located on the top right of the blog post and let us know.

Shake the Sky Fantastic May Stats

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The data is in for Shake the Sky! In May, players spent 593,594 hours spinning STS slots. So… let’s put it this way – if it takes a person 11 years to walk around the earth, the cumulative hours players spent playing at Shake the Sky would allow this person to travel six times around the world.

Check out more cool stats below for Shake the Sky in May:

Total spins for the month of May: 295,922,141
Number of spins per day: 9,545,876
Total money won: $73,390,980,938,150
Top 5 most played games for May: Golden Knight, Bai She, Golden Peony, Miss Universe: Crowning Moment and Dragons Of Avalon
Cumulative hours spent playing: 593,594

How many hours did you spent at Shake the Sky last month? Comment in the conversation bubble located on the top right of the blog post and let us know. Visit Shake the Sky and win big today!

High 5 Casino Player Factoids

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High 5 Casino Player Factoids is back again! Today at High 5 Blog, we’ve prepared some more fun facts for you to get to know our players!

Make sure to check out these fun facts about fellow H5C players below because you might meet them on vacation, sit next to them at your favorite casino, or even watch the same movies!

Did you know that…

1. Our players’ top five favorite vacation destinations are Maui, Hawaii; Kauai, Hawaii; Sydney, Australia; St Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands and St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

2. The top three casinos that our players go most often to are Caesars Palace, Las Vegas; Bellagio, Las Vegas and Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City

3. Our players’ favorite movie genres are comedy, action/adventure, drama, crime and historical

4. Playing games, surfing the internet, hanging out on Social Media platforms, researching, and listening to music are the favorite things our player love to do on the web?

Let us know what else you would like to learn about your High 5 friends by commenting in the conversation bubble located at the top right of this blog post!