Classic Rainbow Riches
Original Rainbow Riches
Classic Rainbow Riches is the most popular UK slot machines of all time, and to those that have played it, that will come as no surprise.
Starting off as a £500 jackpot standalone game, Classic Rainbow Riches introduced the slot machine playing public to the concept of progressive pots. An idea that has taken off to such extremes that it is now incredibly rare to find a £500 jackpot slot machine without some sort of progressive jackpot type feature.
Classic Rainbow Riches’ popularity also spawned a wide variety of follow-up slot machines, each using the same Irish Leprechaun theme, but changing the gameplay slightly, or altering the features to appeal to an ever changing and ever demanding audience. You can play it online here.
Classic Rainbow Riches has been re-introduced onto many new arcade slot machine terminals, using the same original gameplay but enhancing the graphics and smoothing out the sounds, making for a more enjoyable, in-depth playing experience.
There are three features on Classic Rainbow Riches; Wishing Well, Leprechauns and Pots of Gold. The Pots of Gold is the main prize, but the Leprechauns are great fun and can award the jackpot. The Wishing Wells are by far the worst, offering as low as £2.
Classic Rainbow Riches
Like most slot machines, the higher the stake you play at, the higher the percentage. This will result in more features and wins, in the long term at least.
As well as some of the features offering high wins, the reels themselves can be very rewarding. I’ve had many occasions of large Rainbow Riches reel wins, including several jackpot and £400 wins. Although it is rare, it certainly isn’t too uncommon.
Although Classic Rainbow Riches isn’t as appealing as some of the newer slots, it still has a very strong following and can be enjoyed in a lot of UK arcades and many bingo halls.
Like most £500 jackpot slot machines, the higher stake you play at, the higher the percentage. Most Rainbow Riches slot machines play at 90% on £1 per play, but increase to 92% on £2 per play, so it is usually worth playing on the higher stake if you play them a lot as you’ll get more wins and features.
If you play Rainbow Riches online, the percentage is around 95% no matter what the stake you play at, with only the value of the wins increasing to match your stake.
The highest win from three wishing wells is £25, with the lowest at a measly £2. Five wishing wells can award up to £500 but is usually around £80 – £200. Three, four and five Leprechauns are all capable of paying the £500 jackpot and have a minimum of £8 for three. The lowest I have seen with four Leprechauns is £20.
Everyone knows this classic slot machine, the one that started it all is online in its original form.
- Pots of Gold bonus.
- Road to Riches bonus.
- Play on your phone or laptop.