The rush for gold is on and players can enjoy the gold rush experience on five reels and place bets on 25 paylines. The 19th century was a very exciting time when people flocked to the gold fields to try their luck at finding gold. Many fortunes were made at this time, although a lot of hardship getting to that gold, many found it well worth it.
Gold rush graphics
Following with the gold rush theme the background is has a Wild West theme, and the icons are topical to the Wild West of the 19th Century. The developers have used a cartoon depiction of the symbols to represent the golden western times. And any wild west theme must have the golden nugget, a sign that says "Pay Dirt', that trusty miners lamp where the miners enter the gold mine, a nice touch is getting five gold mines and netting 10,000 coin jackpot gold trolley, and bombs used getting the gold, spades to dig and donkeys to carry that gold out of the mine. The symbols animate rather amusingly and lively banjo music accompanies your wins.
There is gold in their hills
The gold nugget symbol is the wild which will replace any of the other icons to create a winning combination, if there are gold nuggets on the second and forth reels in a winning combination then the winnings are tripled.
Pay Dirt scattered
The Pay Dirt Symbol is the scatter and can be found anywhere on the reels. This icon has a bigger role to play when three or more appear on the reels.
Bonus game - pick a feature
Three or more Pay Dirt Symbols will set off the pick a feature bonus game where players choose a Pay Dirt sign which will reveal one of three bonus features.
Bonus Game - Gold Fever Free Spins
You hit the Gold Fever Free Spin Feature where you will be awarded five free spins and the third reels consists of gold nuggets all the way through. If you get three or more Pay Dirt signs during the free spin feature then a further five free spins will be awarded.
The progressive jackpot is awarded randomly, watch it increase after each play, and when won it automatically resets to $1,000.
The game also has a gamble feature for players who like to take a chance of doubling their wins.