Gold Rush Gus & the City of Riches

A review of the Gold Rush Gus & the City of Riches slot provides a breakdown of features and ways you can win the game.

Qora Releases City of Riches

Not the first Gold Rush Gus slot in the Qora games list but this release is a better one.

It’s a 5 reel video slot with 10 fixed lines. 10 paylines are active at all times.

Gold Rush Gus & the City of Riches Theme

Story line follows Gus the gold prospector. In this episode Gus is looking for treasure in the city of riches which appears to be based on a Mayan civilization or temple.

You will join Gus in his search for treasure and gold and possibly your share in the jackpot.

Symbols In Game

To best explain the symbols we’ll use mostly the color. The main premium symbols are Mayan masks. First there is red, then a blue and a green one.

Medium symbols are a gold and blue neck piece and also a golden vase. Minor symbols are the card symbols A, K, Q, J, 10 and 9.

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Pay Table Breakdown

With a dynamic pay table chart we have shown the win amounts for a $2.00 bet.

  • Red mask for matches of 5 pay 100, 4 pay 35, 3 pay 10, 2 pay3.
  • Blue mask for matches of 5 pay 60, 4 pay 20, 3 pay 5, 2 pay 2.
  • Green mask for matches of 5 40, 4 pay 20, 3pay 4.
  • Gold neck piece for matches pay 30, 4 pay 20, 3 pay 2.
  • Gold vase for matches of 5 pay 30, 4 pay 10, 4 pay 2.
  • A or K for matches of 5 pay 30, 4 pay 10, 3 pay 1.
  • Q or J for matches of 5 pay 20, 4 pay 4, 3 pay 1.
  • 10 for matches of 5 pay 20, 4 pay 4, 3 pay 0.60.
  • 9 for matches of 5 pay 20, 4 pay 4, 3 pay 0.60, 2 pay 0.40.

Wins are paid as multiplied bet per line. Matches need to be consecutive left to right starting with the far left on a pay;ine.

Additional Feature on Losing Spins

After any losing spin the game may randomly re-spin 2 to 5 reels. At times this may provide a win that you would not have otherwise collected.

Golden Mask Wild

The wild symbol is the golden mask. Wild does substitute for all regular symbols except for the key symbols and free spins symbols.

Landing multiple wild symbols will pay according to the following.

  • For 2 wilds = 4.
  • Get 3 wilds = 20.
  • Land 3 wilds = 50.
  • When you land 5 wilds = 200.

As in the regular symbol pay chart the wild payout amounts are based on a $2 wager.

Free Spins Temple

The free spins temple symbols appear on reels #1, #3 and #5. Landing 3 free spins will randomly reward 5, 10 or 15 free spins. The multiplier during the round will be 2x, 3x o4 4x.

Free spins can be re-triggered landing them again during the round.

Treasure Keys

The treasure key symbols appear on reels #1 and #3 only. Landing 2 keys awards the treasure chest bonus round.

The keys are used to open the treasure chest for a prize award. Possible awards are the coin gamble game, an instant win or the progressive jackpot.

Instant win can be up to 50x the bet.

Coin Gamble Round

During the coin gamble game you pick coins among the 7 choices. There are a total of 5 golden coins and 2 skull coins. Each time you pick a golden coin the multiplier will increase. You continue to make picks until you find a skull coin. Finding a skull coin ends the round and you end up with a 10x multiplier.

You have the choice to stop at any time and collect the multiplier you have gained up until that point.

Progressive Jackpot

An in game progressive jackpot is on this game. At the time we played the game for the slot review the jackpot was at $7296.

The jackpot can be won as part of the treasure key bonus round.

Wager Amounts

The wagering amounts supported in the game are from as low as $0.20 up to a maximum of $100.00 per spin.

Average Return to Player

The average return to player, known as the rtp is 96.415

Conclusion to City of Riches

Mentioned briefly above this is not the first slot in the series of Gold Rush Gus. We feel this is one of the more fun releases in this series.

We enjoy the coin gamble game very much and the instant wins from the treasure chest keys add excitement to the wins as well.

Over all a fun game and Gus can help you with winnings too. Play this slot at any casino that has the games from Qora software.


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Game Overview

Game Name
Gold Rush Gus & the City of Riches
4.5 rating
Game Type
Slot Machine
Game Theme
Gold Rush Gus and Mayan Temple
Software Developer
Qora Gaming
Date Released
March 10, 2022
Number of Reels
5 Reels
Number of Paylines
Progressive Jackpots
Cascading Symbols
Free Spins
Bonus Rounds
Bet Limits
$0.20 up to $100.00 Per Spin
96.41 %

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