This game, from the company Barcrest, is the most popular slot machine in U.K. casinos. Gradually, the game is getting more and more supporters in the world of online gaming, even though it retains all of the features typical of slot machines played in traditional casinos. Rainbow Riches is a simple game with rather boring graphics and sound effects which are nothing to write home about. The Irish leprechaun theme does little to enhance the game and the five reels with 20 winning lines will display mostly card symbols.
You will be more excited when you run across a gold coin which acts as a wild symbol. This also brings about the possibility of winning the largest jackpots. You can win as much as 500 times your original, but this is still very low when compared to other games. Unfortunately, in this game, other winning combinations reward even less. When playing Rainbow Riches you will win relatively often, but the sums will be quite low as the slot has a low variance with a winning rate of 95%. Even the three bonus rounds, which are a unique part of this game, will not change that fact.
When you find three symbols of a well, aptly named ‘The Well of Desires’, you can choose one of these wells and find your winnings. The bonus spins are played in a similar way. You will see three pots full of gold on the middle reels, the reels will be turning again and again. You will get even more excitement if three scatter symbols of leprechauns appear on the screen. This is when you can turn the reel and move down the path until you find the ‘collect’ symbol. The place you get to on the path determines how much your bet is multiplied and how much you ultimately win.
If you find five Scatter symbols before the bonus round, you can win 500 times the whole bet. As one single bet can be a maximum of 400 €, the largest amount you can win in any of the bonus rounds is 200,000 €.
The bonus rounds are the most entertaining part of the game and they make Rainbow Riches a bit different from other games. There is nothing else this slot can surprise you with. It offers good fun for more conservative players who have recently moved to playing in an online casino and who want to play the slot machines they are familiar with.