Sails of Gold slot is based on the adventures of Christopher Columbus and the discovery of the New World. In the backdrop of the reels you can see the the beautiful landscape with palm trees in sunset, while high paying symbols are represented by items related to the sailing high seas like a compass and ships which helped Christopher Columbus discover various treasures and will surely help you win nice payouts.
The game boasts refined graphics and animations fulfilled with calming ambience music providing you with a pleasant gaming experience.
The game is developed by Play’n Go, a Swedish gaming company recognised for online gaming solutions. They have produced so far over 70 high-end games including table and poker games, video and progressive slots. Available for instant-play on mobile devices, the games from their production boast high quality graphics and sound effects.
How To Play It
The game uses five reels and offers up to 10 ways of winning. The game is developed for mobile play so its interface is very plain with the dominant spin button on the right. However, in order to adjust the bet amount you need to enter the menu and under the bet tab move the sliders to activate up to 10 paylines and choose up to 5 coins.
The coin denomination ranges between $0.01 and $1, meaning that you can configure the bet amount to $50 which will please high-rollers, too. You can also opt for up to 50 automatic spins and launch the game.
Your reels will be populated with three high paying symbols including a royal crest, a jewelled pendant and a compass, while the rest of the positions are covered by playing card symbols from nines through aces. You need at least two identical high paying or three identical low paying symbols in a row on an active payline to form a winning combination.
The appearance of the game is satisfactory providing you with a smooth gameplay. Besides, all your winnings can be gambled by guessing the colour or suit of a hidden card. If you opt for this feature which can be played up to five times in a row providing you win, you may double your payout from the last round or lose it, so be cautious when using it.
Wild acting as a joker is represented by Christopher Columbus himself. On his way to new discoveries he helps you complete winning combinations while his ship stands for Scatter awarding 10 free spins when three of a kind land anywhere on the reels. Scatters appear on the reels 1, 3 and 5 both during the base and bonus game.
The free spins feature is the attraction of the slot machine as you get golden ships instead of regular ones and they act as additional Wilds thus boosting your chances of creating more winning combinations, especially because of the fact that they appear on the first reel quite frequently. Get three ships during the bonus game regardless of the position and you will trigger additional 10 free spins.
All wins are multiplied by a stake per line and the top paying symbols is Christopher Columbus delivering 5,000x bet per line. Another lucrative symbol is the royal crest awarding 1,000x bet per line for five of a kind.
Unlocking the free spins feature which can be retriggered may substantially increase your balance and the maximum payout of the game is 250,000 coins.
Although the theme of Sails of Gold slot is not unique and it offers only 10 paylines, you may enjoy its neat visuals and a captivating soundtrack. In spite of just 10 ways of winning, the payouts come often as you need only two high paying symbols to form a winning combination while during the bonus game you have two Wild symbols which provide you with many opportunities of winning.
The betting range will please both penny punters and high rollers and you may fine tune your wager opting for higher or lower coin values and more or less coins per line. It’s not recommended to decrease the number of active paylines as it may lessen your winning chances.