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Book of Gold Classic

Book of Gold Classic

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Book of Gold Slot Facts

book of gold classicBook of Gold Classic is a 5 reel and 3 row online and mobile slot game from Playson. This 10 payline game, themed on Ancient Egypt, is a no-frills high volatility slot with a hit frequency of 30.6%.

The maximum win is 5000x your stake (not as high as Diamond King Gold, but still hefty) and features include Free Spins, Expanding Symbols in the bonus, Scatters and Wilds. The RTP on this game is 95.94%.


Fans of classic slots will enjoy this Egyptian-based slot that takes a back-to-basics approach to play . That is not to say that developers, Playson haven’t added great bonus features, There is plenty of exciting winning potential across the 5-reel playgrid. If you want something more left field, then try the Cash of Command slot which is a Cluster Pays game.

Since they began creating games in 2012, Playson has specialised in slots, with a portfolio of over 85 games. They have released several games under the Book of Gold title, and these have proven  very popular with players. Book of Gold Classic is from this series and was  released in 2019. Others in the series include Book of Gold Symbol Choice and Book of Gold Multichance, both games are available at Wombat Casino.

This high volatility slot can blow hot and cold but the rewards on offer can be very exciting. The maximum payout in Book of Gold Classic is 5,000x the stake.

Despite the basic feel to gameplay and ten paylines marked on either side of the grid, there are some good mechanics and features in play here.

Book of Gold Classic Design

book of gold scatterTry and spin in symbol combinations across the five reels of play in Book of Gold Classic, with payouts triggered for between 3 and 5 symbols across a payline. The playgrid is framed with a golden rectangle topped by a slanted roof giving it the Ancient Egyptian vibe.

The game title sits above the playgrid in a golden font with an ornate Egyptian frame with the ‘Classic’ added beneath it. Very classy. On either side of the grid, the ten active paylines in Book of Gold Classic are marked out.

In the background is a sand-filled image of Ancient Egypt with the pyramids (of course) set against a dark orange sky and a golden desert that stretches as far as the eye can see.

Book of Gold Classic Slot Gameplay

Once you have set your bet level, hit “spin” and try and land groups of symbols across the ten paylines in play. There are ten symbols in this game with various returns available and a couple of bonus features.

The lowest value symbols are made up of the 10 – Q card symbols in bright colours and a font that wouldn’t look out of place on the streets of Cairo. There are slightly higher returns available from the K and A symbols that are designed in the same way as the other cards.

The medium value symbols in play are the Ankh and the Eye of Horus that trigger higher pay offs when they land across paylines. These symbols offer a consolation payment for just two across a payline.

You will see payouts get more exciting with combinations of the Horus symbols: the main game jackpot is won by landing 5 of the Pharoah symbols across a payline.

There is also a Book of Gold Scatter symbol that will reward the same payout as the Horus symbol as well as triggering bonus features. The Book of Gold symbol is also this slot’s Wild.

Book of Gold Classic Bonus Features

The Book of Gold symbol doubles up as the Wild that helps to make symbol combinations by substituting for any base game symbol across a payline. When they land on the grid, these Wild symbols can represent any of the main game symbols to help you make up a win.

The main bonus feature here is the Free Spins, triggered by landing three or more of the Book of Gold bonus Scatters in a single spin. As well as rewarding a payout, you will get 10 Free Spins, during which you may see expanding symbols. Before the spin, a base game symbol is selected at random which will expand to fill an entire reel whenever a winning combination is on the cards.

Book of Gold Classic Summary

Playson has created a great little slot here with decent gameplay without all of the complicated stuff that you will see on other games. It’s pretty basic to look at, but that’s the deal I guess: a no frills game.

We like the expanding symbols in the Free Spins in the Book of Gold Classic slot which can supercharge your wins in the bonus, especially if the chosen symbol has a high value.

Wombat Score: 3.8/5



Name Book of Gold Classic
Provider Playson
Layout 5x3
Paylines 10
RTP 95.94%
Max Win 5000x
Volatility High
Features Free Spins, Expanding Symbols, Scatters, Wilds
Theme Ancient Egypt, Pyramids
Launched May 2019