Gold On Gold

Aruze Gaming

This is a classic three-reel stepper base game on Aruze’s slick new Cube-X Innovator cabinet, which is a hybrid format that combines mechanical spinning reels with bonus features in a top-box video monitor.

The base game is a three-reel, five-line game in the penny denomination, but unlike your traditional three-reeler, which would never be placed in a penny denominations, available programs for this include top wagers of $2.50, $5, $7.50 or $10, with plenty of incentives inside the game for players to aim for that max bet.

The main reason to wager up is the Gold Bonus, which adds a unique twist to the standard free-spin event. The Gold Bonus symbol on the third reel serves as a wild symbol in addition to triggering the free-game bonus. Before the free spins begin, a “Coin Award” is randomly selected from eight possible awards. For the lowest “any bar” combination, those awards range from 50 credits to 500 credits; for the top three red 7s, they range from 2,000 credits to 20,000 credits.

The Coin Award is then multiplied by the per-line bet. In the top game program, that means the $200 Coin Award becomes a $40,000 award at max bet.

Once the Coin Award is selected, five free spins take place. Any time the “$” symbol lands on a reel spot during a free spin, the player wins the Coin Award. The bonus symbol also can land during free spins, triggering an additional five free games, with the same potential Coin Award.

Manufacturer: Aruze Gaming
Platform: Cube-X Innovator
Format: Three-reel, five-line stepper slot
Denomination: .01
Max Bet: 250, 500, 750, 1,000
Top Award: 2,000 times line bet, plus Coin Award
Hit Frequency: Approximately 15%
Theoretical Hold: 4.04%-12.9%