Black Gold is an online slot title by Net Entertainment, the same developers of the hit title Boom Brothers. Black Gold is about n ageing oil prospector named Bill and his trusty horse. They are trying to strike it lucky out in the desert and you must help them.
Black Gold features the iconic Net Entertainment 3-D graphics engine that has made their games so popular. Black Gold features five reels and thirty pay lines that can be activated. The backgrounds feature Bill and his steeds as well as his oil rig in the background. The music is suitable country themed and a good accompaniment to the on screen spins.
The Free Spins Bonus Feature
The free spins bonus feature in Black Gold is triggered by the barn symbol. The barn symbols act like scatter symbols, so if you get three of them anywhere on the reels, you will trigger this feature. During this free spins bonus feature, the barn symbols become wild.
They will substitute the value of any symbol required to make a winning combination that they are part of. Additionally the barn symbol will add a bonus multiplier to any winning combination it is part of. The multipliers stack for every win and you can potentially earn an up to 10 X multiplier. Once the free spins bonus feature is triggered in Black Gold, you cannot re-trigger it during the bonus feature.
The Center Reel Re-spin Feature.
Whenever you hit a winning combination you will get a free re-spin on the center reel. With every re-spin you will get a stacking multiplier in the right hand corner.
You can earn a maximum of a 5x multiplier this way. The re-spin does not trigger during the free spins round.
The Black Gold Pay Symbols
The symbols on the reels in Black Gold are themed around the Wild West and the life of Billy the prospector. The no trespassing sign, the steer horns and the oil pump valve are the lowest valued symbols.
They pay out ten, twenty five and fifty coins respectively. This is their maximum payout for five matching symbols on an activated pay line. Billy’s ten gallon hat, the full oil barrels and Billy’s trusty steed are next in line.
They are worth eighty, a hundred and two hundred coins respectively. The highest value symbol is the prospector Billy himself who will pay out four hundred coins for five matching symbol, making this one of the more exciting online pokies NZ and other regions are offering players these days.
The Drilling For Oil Bonus Feature
The drill symbol activates the Drilling For Oil bonus feature. These symbols also act like scatter symbols.
If you land three drill symbols anywhere on the reels, this bonus feature will trigger. You will be presented with three oil drill symbols. Click on one of them and a prize will be revealed.
The Black Gold Bonus Round
The Black Gold Bonus Round is activated by landing the Oil Pump symbol on reels one, two and five and the unique bonus feature will trigger.
During this bonus phase you need to pick weather the numbers that appear on screen will be higher or lower than the number displayed. Four hits or four misses in a row will end the bonus feature.