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Released February 2020
The Fishin’ For Gold slot can be found at casinos offering iSoftBet software. iSoftBet are one of the newer casino software providers on the market but they have managed to tie down some impressive branded slots game contracts. As a standard iSoftBet do publish the RTP/House Edge information for their slots games within the game help file. As such, we can tell that the House Edge of Fishin’ For Gold is 3.95%.
Fishin’ For Gold is a 5 reel slots game and each reel is 3 symbols high. The slot plays out over 25 paylines, playing from left to right.
Theme – Fishin’ for Gold has the obvious angling slant but it also has an icy arctic theme going on here as well. You get penguins, polar bears, walruses and angry, cold looking lions all trying to catch a bite in their respective ice holes.
Valuable Symbol – The game’s most valuable symbol is the “Polar Bear”.
Wild – Wild symbols are only available during Free Spins and when they land they will substitute for all symbols other than Scatters.
Scatters – The “Gold Fish” is the Scatter symbol. They only land on reels 2, 3 and 4 and when you get 3 of them you will trigger the Bonus feature. When you land 2 of them they are collected and added to the Bonus Meter, which will increase the win section by 1 space.
Bonus Meter – The Bonus Meter is a bell to the right side of the reels. If you click on it you can pay x1 the bet to try and trigger the Bonus feature. To begin with only 1 space out of 100 is green, which is the only spot you can win on. But each time you land 2 of the Gold Fish symbols you will increase the green section by 1 space. If you decide to spin the Bonus meter and win you will trigger the Bonus feature and the meter will reset to 1. If you lose, you can pay to spin again.
Bonus – If you trigger the Bonus feature you need to choose which character you want to fish for you. They will then bring in fish that will contain a number of Free Spins, or symbols for extra Wilds during the Free Spins. Some Wilds can come with a multiplier up to x5 the bet.
Free Spins – If you trigger the Free Spins then any of the symbols caught in the Bonus round are Wild and will show as Gold on the reels. They will substitute for all symbols other than the Gone Fishin’ Signs. 3 or more Gone Fishin’ Signs will gain you an additional 2 Free Spins.
Fishin’ For Gold is another fun looking slot from iSoftBet. The colours are bright and vivid and the symbols are made up of playful cartoon characters. You get Free Spins that come with Wilds. Additional Free Spins can be won and there is an alternate way to trigger the Bonus feature that can only come through extended game play. The house edge is reasonable, making this one that is worth a look.