Where’s the Gold Slot by Aristocrat Gaming
Where’s The Gold slot is a popular cartoon-style online video slot game powered by Aristocrat Gaming. The slot itself has a mining theme and follows the exploits of an eccentric gold prospector camped out in the open desert in search of his buried fortune. The backdrop to the game is a sunset view over the cactus speckled desert with high mountain range in the distance. The cartoon style graphics and vibrant sound effects give the game a fun and light hearted feel.
5 Reel Mining Themed Slot
The slot machine in the Where’s the Gold slot is based on Aristocrat’s classic setup of 5 reels with 25 paylines. Before each spin, players can set the number of paylines to play as well as the number of coins bet per payline. The game also offers up a number of bonus features in the form of a Wild symbol, Scatter symbols, a pick-me bonus and a free spins bonus round. On the reels, players will find a host of symbols all relating to gold prospecting and mining. Some of the high paying symbols include a prospector wagon, a shovel and pickaxe, a gold mine and the eccentric prospector himself. Completing the set of symbols, the incorporates the use of the high card symbols from jack to ace.
The Free Spins Bonus Round
The Scatter symbol in the Where’s the Gold Slot is the dynamite symbol. As a Scatter symbol it can pay in any position on the reels from right to left and left to right. The Scatter symbol is also the key to activating the free spins bonus round. To trigger the bonus round, players must land 3 or more dynamite symbols anywhere on the five reels. Once triggered, a flashlight will shine over the characters. When the light stops, the character will randomly determine the number of free games awarded. The maximum number of free games that can awarded is 10.
Golden Wild Symbols in the Free Spin Round
The Where’s the Gold slot does not have any standard Wild symbols. Instead all the symbols can turn gold and become Wild during the free spins round. Each symbol has a gold version that can be used as a substitute symbol. During the free spins round, three standard symbols will turn gold and become Wild creating more chances to win. The free spins round can also be re-triggered multiple times within the round.
As there is no Wild symbol, the highest paying symbol of the game is actually the prospector himself. If players manage to land all five prospectors across the reels on an active payline, this will trigger the non-progressive slot jackpot of 1000 coins on a standard bet.
Where’s The Gold Gamble Feature
If players are looking for more ways to win, the Where’s the Gold slot also includes a gamble feature. After any standard line win, players can click on the gamble button to activate the feature. In the gamble feature, players must choose the correct colour or suit of a randomly drawn playing card. If players correctly guess the colour, the win is doubled. If players correctly guess the suit, the win is quadrupled. If an incorrect guess is made, the line win will be forfeited.