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Nextgen continues to crank out some of the most exciting and fun video slot games around. The release of California Gold is no exception, this 5 reel and 20 payline gold nugget will surely have you itching to strike gold when you start playing this fun slot game. The California Gold is of course set in the mountains where the gold mines take those to their riches, and your journey is going to be just as exciting. Full of exciting bonus features, California Gold will easily fill your bankroll with many gold nuggets today.

california_gold_slot_machineThe detail to attention in California Gold obvious, so let us start with all the unique symbols that make up this game. The lower paying symbols start with the pick axe and barrel, lantern and gold map, then the dynamite sticks and the gold pan. Then we move up to the donkey and the mine cart, the gold mine, and the angry thief. The other two symbols in the game that are of huge importance are the shiny gold nugget and the crazy mad miner. Both of these symbols are your key to unlocking fortunes in the bonus round.

If you are lucky enough to get 5 of the gold nuggets, you are instantly awarded 100 gold coins to your bankroll. These scattered golds actually have a much more important role in the California Gold Slot game, Get 3 or more gold nuggets, you are instantly awarded 10 free games. During free game play, all the paylines are tripled, meaning you can escape the mines with a fortune if the reels line up your way.

The crazy mad miner is the wild symbol, and he comes screaming to life each time he is part of a winning combination. The wild substitutes for all other symbols on a payline except for the gold nugget scatter symbol. If you can find a way to get that crazy mad miner to appear on the lines 3, 4, and 5, get ready to take off on a unique gold hunting expedition unlike you have ever before.

Once you unlock the Mad Miner Bonus, you are brought to a screen where the miner gives you a choice of one of four different gold maps. Each map is different and leads to different amounts of gold. Choose your map carefully, because you and the miner are about to go on one crazy adventure. After you climb inside the gold mine cart, it will begin speeding through the mine. On each side of the mine cart there will be different amounts of gold that the miner is going to try and grab. After he successfully grabs 5 different amounts of gold, the ride is over and your gold amount is determined. All that gold is then added to your bankroll.

You have the chance to really strike riches if you and the miner can find those gold nuggets in the mine shaft. The game layout has all the images you would expect on a mining expedition, and the bet buttons are very easy to adjust in between each spin. Don’t forget to try your luck at the gamble button, doubling or possibly quadrupling your winnings!