Aristocrat Technologies is known for introducing slot machines and online slot games in varied themes. One interesting slot game from the developer is Where's the Gold, a colorful and glitzy slot game that is highly popular among casino goers. The slot is everything you would expect in a game from Aristocrat, and is ideal for both high and low stake players. The attractive animations, features and a payout percentage of 92-95% make this online slot game one of the best out there.
Where's the Gold online slot is a 5-reel game with 25 paylines. The game is based on the "gold digger" theme, and follows the adventures of an old gold digger, in pursuit of the precious metal. The graphics in the game are very clear and clean, and the colors used are very pleasant too.
Among the symbols in the game are the gold digger, a pickaxe and a shovel, an ox cart, dynamite, mine shaft, and face values K, Q, J, 10 and 9. The dynamite is the scatter symbol and triggers the free spins feature. Gold symbols are wild symbols and can replace other symbols, except the dynamite symbol.
To play this game, you need to select a bet amount, the number of lines you wish to bet on and click on spin. You can also choose the autoplay function if you want to keep betting for a certain amount or a certain number of spins. The minimum bet amount is $0.01 per line and the maximum bet per line is $4. The Max bet for this game is $100, and the maximum number of coins you can bet per spin is 25, one for each line.
Where's the Gold is not connected to a progressive, but you can win up to $4,000 if you hit the jackpot in the game. The slot also has a gamble feature, where in players are allowed to gamble on the win. For this, you need to click on the "gamble" button at the bottom of the screen and then select a color (red or black) or a suit. Your bet is doubled of you get the color right, and it is multiplied by 4 if you get the suit right. This feature can be used up to 5 times for a win. The game can be played for free and also for real money on all Aristocrat sites.
When you get three scatter symbols in Where's the Gold slot, the free spins bonus feature is activated. You can get up to 10 free spins if you get at least 3 scatter symbols. Before the feature is activated, you are asked to pick a character to dig out nuggets. The characters you can choose from are Mary Money, Nugget Ned, Peter Panner, Prof. Gold and Happy Lucky.
Once you make your choice, all the characters, including the one you selected, dig out bonus gold coins, after which the free spins are awarded. The number of free spins you get is equal to the number of nuggets dug by the character you choose. During the free spins, the regular symbols are replaced by wild gold symbols, enabling you to win more. The wild symbols for the free spin feature are listed on the top of the window.
Where's the Gold slot was initially released only for land-based casinos. The slot machine gained so much popularity in little time that the developer decided to release its online version. The online version of the slot has been designed for high resolution screens, which makes it all the more appealing to players. This game is currently not available for real or free money play on mobiles.