Online casino enthusiasts in South Africa should appreciate the game called Golden Rally. It is a unique machine that is unlike any of the others being offered at the casino. The slot is a 9 reel, 8 pay line machine. It has a different appearance than other machines and it may take a while to get used to, but once the people of South Africa start playing it, they will find it hard to stop.
Gold Rally also carries progressive jackpot slot is based on mining theme where you will laugh and have fun at the characters who dig for gold jumping on their rail carts and racing the tracks with their pickaxes and running to look for Gold. The Gold Rally jackpot is currently worth $215,090. On average, this jackpot pays out $800,304 every 41 days.
The paylines are quite imaginative making it possible for winning combination vertically and diagonally as well as horizontally. The symbols are a collection of pictures all related to gold mining or the Old West and so from low to high value you have horseshoes, dynamite, weighing scales, a bag of gold, the rail cart, a revolver, a lantern, a pickaxe and ‘GR’, the Gold Rally logo.
The game does not offer a wild symbol or free spins, but it does offer plenty of other great ways to win including a bonus game and a progressive jackpot.
The bonus game is triggered when the dynamite sticks appear in the four corners of the screen. During this bonus feature, players can explode things on the screen to win big rewards.
The scatter symbol is the scales. When a player sees five or more of these symbols on the screen they will watch their winnings be multiplied. The multipliers for the scatter symbols are:
- 5 scales – 5 times
- 6 scales – 10 times
- 7 scales – 50 times
- 8 scales – 200 times
If a player is lucky enough to fill the screen with the scatter symbol, they will win the progressive jackpot.
How to play the game with your mobile?
You can play this slot game at any online mobile casino powered by Playtech. Gold Rally also can be played with mobile phones offering excellent graphics and alluring sounds on iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry and Windows Phone devices.
You can pick the number of paylines to play by selecting directly from the numbers next to the reels or using the ‘Bet One’ or ‘Bet Max’ buttons at the bottom. You can only win on an active payline unless you land the scatter symbols which will entitle you to a win as long as at least five are on the reels.
Coin value is fixed at $2, while you can bet up to 8 coins per spin, which means your stake ranges from $2 to $16.
Features of the game
Besides the attractive base play, the game features a Scatter symbol, bonus round and progressive jackpot that is known to have paid out more than $1 million at the time.
As mentioned above there is no Wild symbol, but Gold Scale acts as Scatter, meaning it pays regardless of the position on the reels unlike other icons. The scales scatter symbol is also where you can win the huge progressive jackpot and you need nine which means that every symbol on the reels will be a pair of weighing scales
Dynamite symbol in all four corners triggers the bonus round where you start digging for gold to win various cash prizes.
How to win the jackpot?
Gold Rally video slot has an attractive Progressive Jackpot with the amount displayed below the reels at all times. Progressive Jackpot is activated when nine Gold Scale Scatters are stacked on the reels at the same time, but bear in mind the jackpot can only be won when betting maximum eight coins per spin. Don’t worry if you miss out on the big prize by one or two symbols, since at least five Scatter icons will multiply your line bet between 5 and 200 times.
While other symbols and special features pay out regardless of the number of coins you are betting, make sure to bet maximum 8 coins if you want to be in with a chance of bagging the progressive jackpot.
Game logo icons have the highest maximum payout of 500 coins, with horseshoes and pick axes also paying in excess of 100 coins. While all other symbols pay only if you get three of them to appear on an active payline, Gold Scale Scatters pay anywhere.
About the Jackpot in the game
Players can bet from 1 to 8 coins with a single value of $ (ZAR) the largest jackpot that can be won with the game is 500 coins. When it is multiplied 200 times, it becomes a $20,000 jackpot. The big jackpot happens when the progressive jackpot is won. This starts at a minimum of $75,000 (ZAR) and can grow much higher. The biggest jackpot won has been over $2 million and the average progressive jackpot won has been over $750,000.
Players in South Africa that want to play a new and exciting type of slot machine that offers a big jackpot need to find the Gold Rally slot machine. It can be found at the online casinos that offer the software developed by Playtech.