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California Gold Slots Game Rules

The gold rush makes its way to New Jersey thanks to California Gold, a 5-reel slot game that comes armed with a Free Games feature and a Bonus feature to make you feel like you've struck it rich. So instead of heading west to do a little prospecting, just fire up your computer and experience a gold rush of your own when you play California Gold slots at!


How to play California Gold: Getting Started


  • Use the (-) and (+) buttons to adjust your Bet and Line values.
  • Click Spin to get the reels moving.
  • Click Autoplay to play anywhere between 5 and 500 consecutive spins automatically. 
  • Click Info for details on the payouts associated with winning symbol combinations and to find out more about the rules of the game


Understanding the Information You’ll See on Screen


  • Balance: Displays your current total balance for the game
  • Bet: Indicates the wagered amount per line you're about to play
  • Lines: Shows the numbers of line(s) you're about to play
  • Win: The amount won on your last spin
  • Total Bet: Consists of the Bet multiplied by the amount of lines being played


Any type of malfunction voids all pays and plays


Important Rules for California Gold 


  • Play consists of 1 to 20 lines
  • Payouts are made according to the Paytable
  • Line wins are multiplied by the amount the player wagers per line
  • Scatter wins are multiplied by the total amount wagered
  • Scatter wins get added to line wins
  • California Gold only pays out the highest win on each selected line
  • Coinciding wins on different lines are added
  • All wins occur on selected lines with the exception of scattered Gold
  • All symbols pay out left to right with the exception of scattered Gold which pay any
  • Miner appears on reels 2, 3 and 4 only and substitutes for all symbols with the exception of scattered Gold
  • The prize is Doubled when Miner substitutes in a winning combo
  • Any type of malfunction voids all pays and plays


How the Free Games Feature Works


  • The Free Games Feature is awarded when 3 or more scattered Gold symbols show up
  • You'll start with 10 Free Games during which all prizes are tripled
  • The Free Games Feature can be re-triggered while it’s still active
  • Free Games are played at the lines and bet of the trigger game


About the Mad Miner Bonus


  • The Mad Miner Bonus is triggered when a Miner symbol shows up anywhere on Reels 2, 3 and 4 at the same time
  • Choose one of the four displayed mines
  • The Miner will grab up to five nuggets on his way through the mine
  • Each Nugget collected weighs a certain number of Ounces
  • The total win for the feature is the number of Ounces collected multiplied by the triggering bet
  • The Mad Miner Bonus can be triggered during the Free Games Feature


Your Guide to the Gamble Feature


  • After any win, click Gamble for a chance to increase your payout
  • Choose to bet on a color or a suit
  • If your color choice is right, your win is doubled (x2)
  • If your suit choice right, your win is quadrupled (x4)
  • You can gamble your winnings up to 5 times
  • Progressive Jackpot wins (if available) can’t be gambled


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