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Tony88 Malaysia Online Slots Pirate Gold is a classic take on buccaneers who are in search of buried treasure. This concept is as cliché as any in the slots world. After all, pirates looking for treasure has long been a popular slots theme.
Nevertheless, Pragmatic Play has somehow managed to make Pirate Gold feel different than other games in this genre. You can find out what exactly makes this five-reel, 40-line slot unique by reading the review below.
Gameplay and Atmosphere
The background is what truly makes Pirate Gold special. It offers a well-detailed harbor scene that’s complete with ships, fog, a village, and waves. The waves look and move so realistically that it’s hard to tell they’re computer generated.
The symbol graphics aren’t quite as impressive as the backdrop. However, they’re at least designed well enough to avoid being a drawback.
Pirate Gold works like a standard five-reel slot. You form wins by getting matching symbols in paylines going from left to right.
The only slightly unique factor to the gameplay is the 5×4 grid. Many other five-reel slots operate on a 5×3 grid.
Payouts and Symbols
Symbols include a male pirate, female pirate, parrot, ship, treasure map, telescope, hook, gold coin, silver coin, bronze coin, treasure, skull bag, moneybag (money symbol), and compass (bonus).
The two pirates both pay the most at 125x your stake for five symbols. The parrot and ship each offer the second most at 75x your bet. Max payout is amazing 32,270x your bet!
Serving as a wild symbol, the treasure chest substitutes for everything except the “bonus” and “money” symbols to form wins. It only appears on reels 2, 3, 4, and 5.
Pirate Gold RTP and Betting Options
The Pirate Gold RTP is 96.5%. This payback is better what most online slots offer. However, the volatility is extremely high with a 5 out of 5 rating.
You can adjust your bet amount by using the coin size and coins per line options.
Pirate Gold Slot Special Features
Free Spins – Appearing on reels 2, 3, and 4, the compass triggers free spins when landing on the reels three or more times. During this bonus, the two pirates transform into wild symbols on reels 2 through 5. Free spins can be retriggered at any time with no limit.
Bonus Wheel – This game offers three different progressive jackpots in the Grand, Major, and Minor prizes.
Money Symbol – Moneybags can be worth a random cash value or one of the three jackpot values. If 8 or more moneybags land on the reels, they trigger the Lucky Bag Feature.
Lucky Bag Feature – This bonus starts with the triggering moneybags remaining on the reels. The normal reels are replaced with ones that only award additional moneybags, multipliers, retrigger icons, or empty spaces. You start with 3 respins and get an extra respin every time that another bag hits the reels.
Final Thoughts on Pirate Gold Slot
The only downside to Pirate Gold is the high volatility. We won on a fair number of spins, but we normally only collected small prizes.
Pirate Gold isn’t for the faint of heart regarding win frequency. However, it’s definitely worth a try if you can deal with the high volatility.