Book of Ra is one of the few slots that has survived the crossover from land-based to online casinos – one could say this Egyptian themed slot game is as well preserved as a mummy! The main story behind the game is the adventure of an Indiana Jones-looking character who is trying to find the secret book of Ra. Fortunately, we know what's in Ra's book and we're happy to share it with you below.
The slot is developed by budding software provider Novomatic and contains 5 reels and 9 pay-lines. Players can choose how many lines to play with, but it’s wise to activate them all for the best chances of winning. Bets start from as little as 0.05 per line and go all the way up to a maximum of 10.00 per line, so no matter how big or small your budget, Book of Ra can be enjoyed by everyone.
Since it’s an older game, the video slot looks pretty basic and almost a bit retro. It even makes the traditional slot game sounds. Of course, this isn’t necessarily a bad thing; sometimes less is more. The reels are kept in place by two big temple pillars. Behind them there is a beautiful Egyptian sunset behind a row of pyramids. Below the reels, you’ll find all the information you need, including the pay-table, an auto play function that can be stopped at any time and of course, the control panel the select your bets.
Book of Ra wouldn’t be as popular if it didn’t have much to offer, so let’s take a closer look at the features of this game. Let’s start with the symbols. The low value ones are made up of brightly coloured card symbols (10, J, Q, K and A), while high paying symbols include a purple scarab, a statue, a sarcophagus and of course our adventurer himself.
Other symbols to look out for include the scatter and the wild. The wild symbol can substitute all other symbols (except the scatter) in order to complete a winning combination. The scatter of the game is the Book of Ra. Landing three or more scatter symbols rewards you with 10 free games.
Another appealing feature of this slot, is that all winnings can be gambled. The gamble feature allows you to double your winnings by guessing if the next card drawn is going to be black or red. The best part is that the Book of Ra slot pays out quite regularly, so it’s only a matter of time before you’ll be living like an Egyptian prince(ss).
With a classic theme, easy gameplay and plenty of opportunities to win, it’s easy to see why this slot game has been a favourite for such a long time. While Book of Ra is a timeless classic, we also suggest checking out Book of Ra Deluxe, which features smoother graphics, a 3% higher pay-out percentage and an extra pay-line.
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