Riches of Ra is an Egyptian themed online slot from gaming developer Play ‘n Go. The game has 15 paylines with 5 reels. Riches of Ra takes place in front of an Egyptian desert setting with a sphinx on either side and the pyramids in the background. The sounds of the desert can be heard in the background.
Riches of Ra can be played for both real money and for free. When playing for real money players will have to make a deposit, but when playing for free no deposit is required and players will be given demo credits to play with. Playing for free means no risk to real money, but gives players an opportunity to try out Riches of Ra.
The Riches of Ra symbols are all part of the Egyptian culture and include the sphinx which is the highest paying symbol and will pay out 2500 coins if 5 land on the paylines. The jewelled eagle has a pay out of 500 coins for 5. The scarab and the ankh will each pay out 250 coins for 5. Play ‘n Go have also included the playing card symbols, Ace, King, Queen, Jack and Ten and they will pay out 150 to 100 coins for 5.
Wild and Bonus Symbol
The Egyptian god, Horus is the wild symbol and will substitute for all the symbols except for the bonus symbols to create winning combinations. The 3 Egyptian urns are the bonus symbols.
Free Spins and Stacked Wilds
The wild symbol only appears on reel 1 and 5 and is a stacked wild. If the wild symbol expands across the whole 1st and 5th reel players will receive 15 free spins. The wild symbol will remain in position. Riches of Ra does not have any multipliers and the free spins round cannot be reactivated.
Pick a Prize Bonus Feature
Riches of Ra has a Pick a Prize bonus round which is activated by 3 of the Egyptian bonus urns. Players must then choose one of the urns to reveal a New Zealand online casino prize. During this bonus feature they can win a maximum of 160 times their bet amount.
Another way to win more is by clicking on the gamble feature. This feature is optional and is enabled after a win on the reels. Players can either double or quadruple their winnings. If players are able to correctly guess the colour of the face down playing card they will double their winnings and if they correctly guess the suit of the playing card they will quadruple their winnings. Players will return to the main game after 5 guesses or if they win a maximum of 2500 coins. If players guess incorrectly they will lose their winnings.
How to Play
The game controls are clearly marked and can be found below the reels. Players must first select their bet before clicking the spin button to spin the reels. Players can select a coin value starting at 0.01 ranging to 0.25. The coins range from 1 to 5 and the paylines from 1 to 15. The bet max button will select the maximum paylines and coins at the current coin value. To view the symbol payouts and other information on Riches of Ra players can click on the paytable button.
Riches of Ra has 3 opportunities for players to win with free spins, the bonus feature and the gamble option. The graphics are well presented and the game play is user friendly and easy to navigate.