Golden Goal slot, which is soccer-themed and was launched around 2014, is from Play’n GO. Its symbols aside, Golden Goal is a spitting image of the developer’s 2013 slot game named Gift Shop, and has a twin slot game named Hugo Goal. Golden Goal is among the five slot games in the Play’n GO’s Golden series, which also consists of Golden Colts, Golden Caravan, Golden Legend, and Golden Ticket.
A soccer ball, which is literally golden and its symbol is associated with the highest payout, is the basis of the name “Golden Goal”. The player qualifies for the payouts as long as one golden ball, or two golden balls, or three either dissimilar or similar symbols are on the pay line.
Golden Goal Game Characteristics
Golden Goal has a 3X2 predominantly white grid. Four Golden Goal symbols represent the payouts namely: a golden ball on a ribbon shield, a soccer shoe, a referee whistle, and a padded goalkeeper’s glove.
Played best via Play’n GO’s website, Golden Goal players click “Play Game” and then “Continue” to bypass the report about a progressive jackpot and the multipurpose golden soccer ball symbol. Like in Gift Shop slot, players can only adjust the coins since the lone coin value is permanently set. Based on the $0.25 coin value and first coin, the minimum bet is still $0.25. An active second coin gives another choice for a $0.50 bet. The maximum bet rises to $0.75 when the three coins are active.
Know about the Golden Goal payouts. A golden ball’s one, two and three coins pay 2, 4 and 6, and this amount will triple if there are two golden balls. The soccer shoes, referee’s whistle, and goalkeeper’s glove can combine to offer 6, 12, and 18 for first, second, and third coins; these three symbols can be in multiple formats—such as whistle/whistle/shoe, glove/glove/whistle and glove/whistle/shoe— other than the soccer shoe/whistle/glove way indicated in the pay table, so the winning opportunities are boosted considerably.
Three soccer shoes pay 15 for one coin, 30 for two coins, and 45 for three coins. In case of three referee’s whistles, the payout is upped to 40, 80, and 120 for one, two and three coins. A second highest paying symbol, three goalkeeper’s gloves give 200, 400, and 600. At the top of the payout listing are three golden balls whose offer is 800 and 1600 for one coin and two coins. The pay table does not specify the regular payout for three golden balls when the three coins are used because this is where the Golden Goal progressive jackpot comes in.
The simple Golden Goal interface is good while the sounds effects—the whistling aside—are as classic as it can be. The appealing graphics range from the dark green virtual soccer turf and the soccer game kit to the digital font-styled jackpot counter and the pay table’s flashing vertical and horizontal pointers pinpointing payouts being offered for successful combinations.
Luck in Golden Goal
Golden Goal’s RTP is 94.12% and 5.88% is its house edge. Golden Goal is a game of luck, but those using the three coins might be luckier when the jackpot comes around.