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Black Gold Slot Machine
Black Gold is a slot machine made by Betsoft and is one of their 3D range of games. It is very much built in the Texas Tea slots theme, but actually, the game is very different from the IGT Vegas classic. Fans of the games made by Betsoft should love this game, although if you are more an IGT fan, see our Texas Tea slot game instead.
Black Gold is a Betsoft 3D slot with 30 paylines and 5 reels, set against Texan oil refinery and featuring an old-fashioned Texan gentleman who is quite possibly the proprietor of the land where the drilling is taking place.
For those of you (including yours truly) who were successfully brained washed into thinking that it's enough to simply grab a shovel, pick a random spot and start digging for the gallons of oil to burst up in the sky and make you a millionaire, learning about all the steps necessary to even set up an exploratory drill (that's right, exploratory) came as a bitter disappointment that made us forever abandon a dream of becoming oil tycoons...
If you are still hopeful that somewhere on your land there's an oil reserve just waiting to be discovered, Black Gold may earn you just enough cash to start setting up the gear and buy your first oil tycoon kit – Cowboy Hat, Horse, Private Property Sign, Drills, Barrels and Buffalo Horns, all the things that every self-respecting landowner must have, and, consequently, the Black Gold slot icons.
Contrary to what one would expect from a slot inspired by oil drilling and rich Texans, the bet limits are pretty low and the player can start with just $0.01, wagered on a single line.
The max bet is capped at $150, with 5 coins per line, coin value adjusted to $1 and all 30 lines active. The lines and number of coins can be automatically increased using the Max Bet button - the value of coins, however, will always need to be selected manually by the player. Theoretical return to player percentage is quite low – only 94.31%.
The same types of setting can be found under Auto Play tab, where players can select auto spin sessions and adjust the betting preferences during the auto mode. The auto option is turned off manually or when all the spins are completed.
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Black Gold bonus rounds and special features
With at least 3 Barn symbols, Night Time Free Spins Mode will be unlocked, multiplying all the winning combinations completed with the Barn icon. 3 Drill icons that land anywhere on the reels will start the Drilling for Oil Click Me mode, where the player picks one of the 3 Drills and reveals the prize.
Oil Pump symbols on 1st, 2nd and 5th reel trigger the bonus round during which the players must guess if the number that's about to come up on the screen will be higher or lower than the one already displayed on the screen.
After every winning combination, the third reel will Re-spin for a new chance of forming a winning combination and with an increased multiplier level that can boost the payout up to x5.
Strong and weak points of Black Gold slot
Black Gold has a great set of bonuses, starting with the middle reels Re-spins which can potentially multiply the winnings by x1, x2, x3, and x5. The payouts are also multiplied in Night Time Free Spins Mode if the Barn icon is a part of the winning combo.
The fact that the Re-spins are deactivated during the Free Spins comes as a minor disappointment, although it's hardly surprising.
Black Gold is a dynamic and amusing slot with frequent yet low payouts, despite the multiplying potential it offers. Thanks to the slot's fun bonus games, it is safe to say that there will be no dull moment while spinning the reels, and, with the old Texan Gentleman cheering you along the way and banjo music playing in the back, you will not be in a hurry to quit any time soon.