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Gold Rally

3-Reel, 8-Line SlotProgressive Jackpot

The goal of playing Gold Rally slot is to spin the reels and get a winning combination of symbols on the paylines. This easy-to-play slot also offers you the chance to win a Progressive Jackpot. Gold Rally is a popular game, sitting alongside online blackjack and roulette as a player favourite at William Hill Casino.

How to Play:

  • Click Bet One to set the number of paylines you wish to play. You can activate up to eight paylines per spin. Alternatively, you can choose paylines by clicking the numbers 1-8 on the sides of the reels.

Note: The Line Bet is a fixed amount. The Total Bet is calculated as Line Bet x Number of Paylines.

Note: The Progressive Jackpot can only be awarded when playing with eight paylines.

  • Press Spin or Bet Max when you have selected your bets. Spin will play the slot with your specific payline selections. Bet Max will play the slot with all eight paylines activated.

Note: Winning combinations of symbols will be highlighted on the reels after a spin. The total win will be displayed in the Win Field.


Click the Paytable button to open the reference page showing all payout information. Payouts for Line Wins are multiplied by the Line Bet. Payouts for Scatter Wins are multiplied by the Total Bet.

Only the highest value combination of symbols is paid on each payline. Wins on different paylines are added up and paid as a total win.


The slot is played with up to eight paylines. They can work from left to right, top to bottom and diagonally across the reels. You can view the positions of the paylines by actively clicking the Bet One button.

Only paylines that are active (that you bet on) can pay out for Line Wins.

Bonus Game:

The Bonus Game will be awarded if four dynamite symbols appear in the four corners of the reels. You will be taken to a new screen, showing a map with different mining positions.

Select a position on the map to reveal your cash prize.

Press Continue to return to the main game.

Note: The cash prizes in the Bonus Game are proportional to your Total Bet.

Scatter Symbols:

The Scales Symbols are Scatter Symbols. This means that they will payout (if there are five or more) regardless of their position on the reels.

Nine Scales Symbols on the reels will pay the Progressive Jackpot if you are playing all eight paylines. If you are not playing all eight paylines, nine Scales Symbols will award 5000 x Total Bet.

Please note:

  • Scatter Win payouts are multiplied by the Total Bet.
  • The Scales Symbols will also pay as a Line Win if they fall on an active payline.

Progressive Jackpot:

The current Progressive Jackpot award is shown on the moving display on the bottom centre of the screen. It will be awarded to you if your spin lands nine Scatter Symbols while playing for Max Bet.

Progressive Jackpots are funded by taking a small percentage from all bets made in the game. The casino will also provide a base amount to the fund, which is called a seed. If a player wins the Progressive Jackpot, it will reset to the seed amount and start growing again.

The Progressive Jackpot for Gold Rally slot is awarded and funded as follows:

Seed (amount provided by casino for Jackpot) = 37,500 Coins.

Contribution Rate (amount taken from player bets on the game) = 2.28%.

Win Requirement (result needed to win the Progressive Jackpot) = Nine Scatter Symbols (Scales Symbols).

Win Condition (how to be eligible for Progressive Jackpot) = Play Gold Rally slot for Max Bet (eight active paylines).

Return to Player:

The theoretical RTP (Return to Player) for Gold Rally slot averages between 94.71% and 96.70%, which takes into consideration the Progressive Jackpot contributions of 2.28%.


Gold Rally slot is played with the on-screen buttons described below:

Paytable – opens the Paytable screen, which displays all payout information.

Bet One – activates another payline.

Bet Max – spins the reels with eight active paylines.

Spin – spins the reels with your selected number of paylines.

Casino Toolbar:

The Casino Toolbar holds general tools and displays. It is located on the upper and lower edges of the screen. Descriptions of these items are provided below:

Game Balance – displays the current funds in your William Hill Casino account.

Cashier – select to launch the main banking menu. Use the Cashier to withdraw funds or make a deposit. You can also use the Cashier to access your transaction history.

Play for Real Money – press to play Gold Rally online for real money. The button will only be available when you are playing in Fun Mode.

Menu – click the tools icon to open a mini-menu with the following options:

  • History = see the results of previous spins.
  • Options = adjust audio, graphics or game speeds.
  • Help = load this help text.
  • Online Support = contact casino customer service.

Close – press to exit from the current game tab and go back to the casino main menu.

Quick Deposit – make a deposit into your account without opening the Cashier. A list of your preferred deposit options can appear in a pop up window if your balance starts running low.

Gadget Bar – access gadgets (at least one must be enabled) from the menu on the right-hand side of the screen. Gadgets can include mini online casino games, which can be played at the same time as Gold Rally. The Gadget Bar can also hold information on the latest bonus offers and online promotions from William Hill Casino.

Note on Disconnections:

If you lose internet connection when playing a spin on Gold Rally slot, that spin is automatically completed. You can see the result of the spin by accessing the History Tool when you log into the casino again. Winnings will be paid into your account balance.

Note on Malfunctions:

A game malfunction will void all bets.

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