Game Review of Bonanza by Big Time Gaming - Free Play
Mining for precious Gems is the theme of the Bonanza slot by Big Time Gaming. A beautiful waterfall and mine entrances carved into the hillside surround the carts and 6 reels that have up to 7 symbols on them. Four Gold bars will launch 12 Free Spins with extra multipliers and sparkling jewels can create wins in 117,649 different ways and then explode so other symbols can take their place. Take a trip inside the mine and reveal a treasure trove of winnings ...
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Bonanza Slot Free Spins Bonus Round
Once launched the win multiplier in the round of free spins will start at 1 and increase with every new winning combination. Regular Scatters will not land on the reels but stacks of gold bars can appear in the carts that are above the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th reels. Three bars will get you 5 additional free spins and four bars will get you 10 additional free spins.
The Cart and Reaction Bonus Features
The Carts bonus feature is an additional row of four mining carts that are above the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th reels. The carts contain symbols and do not fall from the top but appear from the right side of the screen. The symbols in them can be included in winning combinations and the Wild symbol will only appear in the carts and not on the reels.
The Reactions feature involves cascading pictures. When you form a winning combo, all symbols in it will disappear and the symbols above them will fall down and replace them. This may create another winning combo which will also disappear from the screen. Symbols will keep replacing each other until no winning combos are created.
Symbols and Multipliers of the Bonanza Slot
All the symbols of this slot by Big Time Gaming show playing cards, various gemstones and dynamite. They can be divided into two categories, special and standard according to their special features.
The Scatter is depicted as a letter of the word Gold. When 4 of these symbols land anywhere on the game screen they will make up the word Gold and activate a bonus round of 12 free spins. Every additional Scatter that lands after the fourth one will show 5+ and earn you 5 additional free spins.
The Wild is a picture of a dynamite that says Wild. It will only appear in the Carts and can replace all symbols except for the Scatter to create a winning combo.
All standard symbols of this slot, except for the diamond, may form a winning combination of at least three pictures. A combo of 3, 4, 5 or 6 symbols will give you the multipliers for your bet per line that are listed in the paytable. They symbols are:
- A diamond
- A red gem
- A blue gem
- A green gem
- Playing card symbols A, K, Q, J, 10 & 9
Bonanza Slot Game Rules
This slot is a trial version of the game that you can play for free using credits, all other features of this slot fully correspond to the original, as all the online slots available on the NeonSlot website are the licensed free demos of the real money games.
It does not have paylines, instead there are up to 117,649 ways to form winning combos. The number of ways available will be randomly generated each time you launch a new spin.
You can set the bet per spin between 0.2 and 20 credits using the left or right buttons in the Stake section.
How to Play the Bonanza Slot
The Play button is found in the bottom right hand corner of the screen and launches one spin with the current bet values. To the left of it is a button with a circular arrow that opens the menu for the auto spins mode. You can choose 5 to 100 autospins and set your loss and win limits. Click Start to save all your chosen values and launch autospins.
A button with three horizontal lines opens the game menu with four additional windows:
- Pays - show the paytable with the symbol multipliers for your line bet, a description of special symbols and displays the patterns of winning combinations
- Auto - sets up the auto-game
- Options - allows you to enable or disable the volume
- Help - describes the rules of the game
If at least three identical pictures land on neighbouring reels, starting with the leftmost reel, they will create a winning combo. Except for:
- The Scatter symbol that gets you a win without being tied to any of the reels
- The Diamond symbol as it can forms a winning combo with at least two symbols
Each of the main reels of this slot can have from two to seven symbols and the number is generated randomly once you initiate a new spin.
Bonanza is a slot with quality graphics, a simple interface and frequent but small rewards. The additional Carts row, cascading symbols, and round of free spins with extra multipliers are the advantages of this slot that is themed to gold mines and Jewels.