Rainbow Riches Drops of Gold

Rainbow Riches Drops of Gold Slots Review

Rainbow Riches Drops of Gold is brought to you by Barcrest and is the latest game in the popular Rainbow Riches slots franchise. Hot on the heels of the previous launch, Reels of Gold and featuring an amazing £250,000 jackpot payout, Drops of Gold contains the usual assortment of lucky charms, pots of gold and other Irish themed items which have become a mainstay in these slot games.

How to play Rainbow Riches Drops of Gold

Before you start spinning, you may want to change your stake; simply click the arrow icon and adjust the amount until you are happy with the cost per spin. Then all you have to do is press the play button! For more information about the slot, simply select the paytable where you can find details about the slots, symbols and payouts in the Rainbow Riches Drops of Gold online slots game. 

You can also use the autoplay feature that allows you to set a number of plays and win/loss limit. 

Game Theme

The latest Rainbow Riches game maintains the Irish luck theme of the franchise. Rainbows, pots of gold and lucky horse shoes are just a few of the symbols you will find on the reels. In the background, green rolling hills and a meadow of lush green grass recreate the Ireland-like setting. This is one of the only RR games that features an animated background; two trees flank the game reels and wave silently in the background. This makes Drops of Gold one of the most immersive games in the franchise.

The symbols in the game are divided into the high paying picture symbols and the low paying card suits. The highest paying symbol in the slot is the Rainbow Riches logo symbol. A five of a kind match with this symbol awards a 250x total stake win. The second highest paying symbol is the mushroom awarding 200x total stake.

In the big bet game, the symbol values multiply by 4x their original value. The Rainbow Riches logo for example will award a 1000x total stake win during the big bet bonus feature. Additional, symbols to note include the gold and silver pots and the bonus symbol.

Bonus Features: Big Bet Option

The highlight of Rainbow Riches Drops of Gold is the Big Bet Option which allows you to buy five spins with some added extras for a fixed price. By doing this you can give yourself more opportunities for a win. 

  • £20 Big Bet – the Drops of Gold symbol on reel five doubles in height and the rainbow contains more wild pots.
  • £30 Big Bet – the Drops of Gold symbol on reel five doubles in height, the rainbow contains more wild pots and the low value symbols are removed from the reels.
  • £50 Big Bet – the Drops of Gold symbol on reel five doubles in height, the rainbow contains more wild pots, the low value symbols are removed from the reels and there are 100/200 paylines in the base game/free spins.

Bonus Features: Drops of Gold

The most instantly recognisable feature is the odd reel shape, which sees the addition of a further set of reels just above the main game area. In this rainbow coloured reels, silver and gold pots rest comfortably seemingly doing nothing. The key to releasing the pots lies in the 5th reel and the Drops of Gold symbol; if the symbol lands on the 5th reel then all of the pots will release and overlay the reels.

There are two pots to watch out for: the silver pots, which act as wild symbols and will substitute for every other game symbol (minus the scatter). Then there are the gold pots, which will substitute for every symbol in the game - including the scatter symbol. The silver pot has the additional feature of upgrading to a gold pot if the pot overlays a bonus symbol.

Bonus Features: Free Spins

Trigger this by landing at least three of the pot of gold bonus symbols anywhere in view and you’ll get eight free spins plus four more for any extra ones in view. It’s possible to trigger more spins from within this round in the same manner.

Winning Potential

Rainbow Riches Drops of Gold is a medium variance slot and boasts a maximum 500x payout on each spin. However, the RTP does increase from 94.00% up to 97.75% as you select the more expensive Big Bet options. There is a maximum single game win of 250,000 coins up for grabs.

Play Rainbow Riches Drops of Gold

We always like to see something creative in a slot and Rainbow Riches Drops of Gold ticks this box with it’s wild rainbow feature; it’s an entertaining and cheerful addition to the genre and to the Rainbow Riches series and it’s highly recommended. Play it right now at Mayfair Casino!

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