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Gold Hills

Everi Holdings

Gold Hills

This is a new Old West/Gold Rush-themed game series on Everi’s Empire Flex curved cabinet. The inaugural titles are Gold Hills Lucky Mule and Gold Hills Prospector Pete.

The base game is a five-reel, 1,024-ways-to-win video slot (scatter format on a four-row array). There are two bonus events. The main event is the “Lock and Respins” hold-and-re-spin feature. Three Bonus Dynamite symbols trigger five free spins. Cash-on-reels symbols lock in place for re-spins. If a gold nugget lands on a re-spin, an additional spin is awarded.

In addition to cash-on-reels symbols, icons can appear corresponding to one of five jackpots—static awards of $100 (Mini) and $300 (Minor); and progressives resetting at $350 (Major), $1,500 (Grand) and $5,000 (Ultra). During feature spins, a “Wild Plunger” on the fifth reel awards adjacent-reel Gold Nugget prizes. The fifth reel also can display a 2X or 3X multiplier, which is applied to all non-progressive bonus awards.

There also is a unique timed bonus called “Gold Run.” Credit awards appear over all five reels. A timer sets at 2 minutes, and the player spins—a gold cart on any reel awards the credit amount displayed over the reel. The player continues to spin and collect awards until the timer runs out.

Manufacturer: Everi Holdings
Platform: Empire Flex
Format: Five-reel, 1,024-ways-to-win video slot
Denomination: .01 through 25.00 (.01, .02, .05, .10 multi-denom)
Max Bet: 500
Top Award: Progressive; $5,000 reset
Hit Frequency: Approximately 22%
Theoretical Hold: 3%-15%