Arena of Gold is a video slot adaptation of the gladiatorial duels synonymous with ancient Rome. All41 Studios released it, through games supplier Microgaming, on April 21, 2020. Themes: Roman Empire and extreme sports. The slot title is derived from its setting, a literally golden arena. All Win FC (May 2020) is another sport-themed online game from All41 Studios.
Arena of Gold’s rival games include Golden Rome (November 2013) from Leander Games, Rome: Caesar’s Glory (December 2019) from Playson, and Glorious Empire (November 2016) from NexGen. One symbol (amphitheater) requires three winning combinations. Nine symbols (gladiator in golden armor, gladiator in silver armor, gladiator in bronze armor, gladiator in iron armor, A, K, Q, J, and “wild” gladiator) require three, four, or five winning combinations.
Arena of Gold Game Characteristics
Arena of Gold has a partitioned 5X3 grid that is set in the packed Roman Empire-era golden Flavian Amphitheater. The golden-framed grid has white reels and, along the top, is fitted with three counters for its three progressive jackpots. There are eleven symbols, 25 left-to-right fixed paylines, 28 total bets, free games, additional free games, re-spins, merging reels, no gamble game, and pays from $0.03 to $2000.00.
Arena of Gold has three special symbols and eight ordinary symbols. Special symbols: the substitute is a middle-aged “wild” gladiator in purple-and-golden armor; the free games-offering feature is the golden four story “scatter” Flavian amphitheater; and the jackpot-offering feature is a wheat stalk-embossed golden “mega” coin.
Ordinary symbols: a golden trident-holding gladiator in a red robe and golden armor; a clean-shaven black gladiator in a blue robe and silver armor, holding both a silver spear and shield; a youthful gladiator in a green robe and bronze armor, carrying a bronze sword; an elderly gladiator in an orange robe and iron armor, carrying two swords; red-and-golden A; blue-and-white K; green-and-golden Q; and an orange-and-gray J.
The Arena of Gold bet sizes: : $0.10 (minimum bet), $0.20, $0.30, $0.40, $0.50, $0.60, $0.80, $1.00, $1.50, $2.00, $2.50, $3.00, $4.00, $5.00, $6.00, $7.50, $8.00, $10.00, $12.50, $15.00, $20.00, $25.00, $30.00, $40.00, $50.00, $60.00, $80.00, and $100.00 (maximum bet).
The $100.00 bet yields these Arena of Gold payouts for three, four, and five winning combinations. Gladiator in golden armor, or “wild” gladiator pays $100.00, $1000.00, and $2000.00. Gladiator in silver armor pays $80.00, $500.00, and $1500.00.
Gladiator in bronze armor pays $50.00, $400.00, and $1200.00. Gladiator in iron armor pays $50.00, $200.00, and $750.00. A pays $40.00, $100.00, and $300.00. K pays $30.00, $100.00, and $250.00. Q, or J pays $30.00, $100.00, and $200.00.
Three amphitheaters offer five free games, wherein three more amphitheaters offer three extra free games. In these free games, the three middle reels join to become one big cell, which is occupied by a gigantic symbol that is equivalent to nine-of-a-kind.
Over six golden coin unlocks re-spins that are associated with Arena of Gold’s three progressive jackpots—mini jackpot, mega jackpot, and maxi jackpot. The $0.10 bet has the lowest range of jackpots: $3.00 mini jackpot, $10.00 mega jackpot, and $100.00 maxi jackpot. The $100.00 bet has the highest range of jackpots: $3000.00 mini jackpot, $10000.00 mega jackpot, and $100000.00 maxi jackpot. Even then, the advertised maximum payout is X2500, which (2500X100) is $250000.00.
The good Arena of Gold software features: game history; quick spin; min and max buttons; and 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, and 100 autospins. Ambient background: symphony. Sound effects: ringing, popping, and clanging. The animated 3D graphics: glistening, sunbeam, falling confetti, and gushing coins.
Luck in Arena of Gold
A game of chance, the RTP rate of Arena of Gold is 96.20% and the house edge is 3.80%.