|Maximum jackpot in coins
|from $0.1 up to $500
|Coin Bet Range
|from $0.01 up to $50
|Coins per line
When it's about winning, New Year is the time of the year for it! Now, gold is something that's popular all year long, but the new year's one shines the most.
Here’s our detailed review of Gold Pile: New Years Gold by Rarestone Gaming, enjoy.
Theme and Symbols
The background of the reels is red and it has a lot of lanterns that shine brightly. The reels have golden borders and the graphics are nicely done in an Asian-style. There’s also an enjoyable soundtrack spinning in the background, suitable for the occasion.
Before we list out all of the symbols, it is important to note that each and every icon with the exception of the Scatter has its own Gold version. We’ll talk about it more later on in the features section.
The Chinese Token represents the Wild Symbol, appearing on all reels in the base game and on reels 2, 3, 4 and 5 in the Free Spins as a substitute for other regulars. The Ox Scatter and Gold Symbols can’t be replaced.
Majority of the pay table consists of the Asian musical instruments such as the traditional Hand Drums, Clappers and so on. There are also the famous Chinese Lucky Coins attached on the string as well as the Scroll Icon.
The bottom of the pay table is filled with A, K, Q, J, 10 and 9 royals.
Betting Options and Features
Gold Pile: New Years Gold is built with 5 reels, 3 rows and 25 fixed pay lines. Matching symbols adjacently from left to right, starting with the leftmost reel will result in a winning spin.
The coin value ranges from 0,01 to 5 which makes the betting range go from the least amount of €0,10 and up to a maximum bet of €50,00 per spin. The game’s RTP is above average, sitting at 96,45%.
Gold Pile Feature - as we already stated out, each symbol bar the Scatter has its own Gold Version appearing only on the 5th reel. To the left of the reels is the Gold Meter which determines the possibility for Gold Symbols to appear.
5 of a kind combinations that include a substitution and a Gold Symbol will deliver Mini or Maxi Jackpots while the non-substitution 5 of a kind will grant you the Grand Chase Feature.
Another way of triggering this feature is by landing 4 Wild and 1 Gold Wild Symbol.
Free Spins - 3 or more Ox Scatters trigger 6 spins free of charge with the chance of winning 3 additional Free Spins by landing 3 or more Scatters simultaneously during the feature.
During the feature, every Wild and Gold Wild Symbols that land will remain locked in place for the duration.
The concept and design of this online title are quite nice and enjoyable. The theme is popular and the fact that Gold Pile: New Years Gold has a RTP of 96,45% only adds up to it. There’s also a set of features that deny the dullness in spinning.
What is more, this online one-armed bandit is now available on all of your devices, including mobile gadgets thanks to Rarestone Gaming.
by Matej Markovic