The Pragmatic Play-powered video slot Ancient Egypt tells a story of tremendous riches hidden somewhere in the pyramids on the sands of the everlasting desert. Start your quest with this amazing slot offering instant coin prizes and free spins with an expanding symbol. Ancient Egypt is a highly volatile slot providing a pleasurable playing experience not only with its huge prizes and interesting theme, but also with excellent graphics, great animations and a corresponding soundtrack.
The 5x3 grid is placed in a chamber of an ancient temple with torches burning on each side and piles of gold lying around. With 10 paylines and up to 10 coins to wager per line, the game has a betting range from $0.10 up to $100 per spin. Set the coin denomination by pressing + and - buttons thus decreasing it down to $0.01 or increasing it up to $0.50. You can spin the reels by clicking on the Spin button or by turning on Autoplay with up to 100 automatic rounds. As long as symbols align on consecutive reels on a payline from left to right you will receive payouts.
The reels are home to some pretty lucrative symbols, in the first place amazingly beautiful queen of the East Cleopatra. This icon can provide you with a payout of 5,000 coins if 5 of a kind land on a payline. The Anubis symbol offers a prize of 2,000 coins for 5 of a kind. Hieroglyph icons will pay 500 coins when 5 of a kind appear on a payline. Low-value icons are represented by playing card symbols from 10 through Ace that provide sums from 100 to 150 coins. The Golden Scarab stands both for the game’s Wild and Scatter, substituting for all other symbols. If 3, 4 or 5 Scarabs land on a payline they will provide payouts of 1x, 10x and 50x your total bet respectively.
Additionally, hitting at least 3 anywhere on the reels will trigger the Bonus Game. Before the feature starts, another screen will appear with 3 treasure chests to choose from thus gaining one of the following prizes: the low award of 1x the total bet, the high award of up to 500x your bet or 10 free spins during which a random expanding symbol is chosen. When landing anywhere on the reels, this symbol will expand vertically to cover all 3 positions on the reel and contribute to winning combinations increasing your chances of massive wins. If 3 Scarabs appear during the feature, 10 additional free spins will be rewarded.
Ancient Egypt does deliver prizes less frequently but chances of hitting a mega win in a short time span are much higher and the bonus game is triggered fairly often. With a little bit of luck, you could uncover free spins where up to 500,000 coins could be obtained. With an RTP of 96.13%, the Pragmatic Play video slot promises a great value for the invested money and you can play it on desktop or mobile devices.