Rainbow Riches

Rainbow Riches is a Leprechaun-themed slot machine that has three separate bonus games. Unfortunately, the game's other features, as well as claimed 95% return on investment (RTI), fall short of impressing.
Rainbow Riches - Barcrest - Irish

Rainbow Riches – Rainbow Riches is a Leprechaun-themed slot machine that has three separate bonus games. Unfortunately, the game’s other features, as well as claimed 95% return on investment (RTI), fall short of impressing.

Rainbow Riches RTP 95.0%

Slot functionSlot description
Slot Provider:Barcrest
Slot date created:May 2009
Features:Configurable winlines, Bonus feature, Autoplay
Rainbow Riches themes:Irish, 5-Reels, Fairy tales
Available on:Mobile, Desktop
Win lines:20

Review of the Rainbow Riches slot machine

Theme and plot of the story

Everyone knows that if you capture one of the aos s fairies, they’ll bring you to the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, but how can you catch one? That’s where you’re hoping this position will take you in the near future.

Leprechaun (who appears as one of the Bonus symbols) and other light-hearted Irish folklore, such wishing wells and buried wealth, are the inspiration for Rainbow Riches.

It’s a charming concept that isn’t fully exploited, with the backdrop consisting of a sickly purple panorama of fields, with a rainbow visible but completely buried by the reels and symbols.

Graphics, sounds, and animations are all included.

Aside from being a little naff, the symbols selected to depict the concept are also a little naff. In any case, the artwork is cheesy at best and garish at worst, and it does nothing to complement the whimsical theme of Leprechauns, rainbows, and riches.

However, the sound design is totally adequate yet very uninteresting. The slot is deafeningly quiet until the spin button is pressed, at which point it emits a brief harp sound and a few desultory clanks.

It isn’t the worst-designed slot we’ve ever seen, but it isn’t very appealing to the eye.


The primary game mode is a five-reel, 20-payline Barcrest slot machine. You have the option of selecting how many of the 20 lines you wish to play, which allows you to have some control over volatility and bankroll concerns.

There are several bonus games to choose from, which is the major attraction in terms of gameplay (more on these below).

Everything else is relatively normal fare in terms of playability.

Wilds, bonuses, and free spins are all included in this game.

The game has four special symbols: a Wild symbol, three separate bonus symbols, and a Scatter symbol. Except for the bonus symbols, the Wild may be used to replace any other symbol.

You may activate any of the three bonuses by landing three or more of the corresponding symbols on a single spin.

The first bonus feature is represented by the Pots of Gold icons. If you hit three of them, you’ll be sent to a wheel of fortune-style game where you’ll spin a wheel. Wherever the wheel comes to a halt, you win the amount stated on the wheel.

You are provided with a number of wells, you choose one to discover how much that well is worth, and the amount of your wager is multiplied by the well’s value.

The Road to Riches feature is a little different from the others. The number of steps you take is determined by rolling an eight-sided die. You have the option of moving between one and six steps, or you can choose to “collect, ” which will bring the feature to a stop and provide you with your total spin bet multiplied by the number of steps you have completed. According to your casino, multipliers may range from 1 and 200, but they should be between 1 and 1.

Bet sizes, return on investment (RTI), and variance

The return to player (RTP) for this game is 95%, which is somewhat below average. It is undoubtedly unimpressive and represents a slight blemish on the overall performance of the game.

The game has a medium level of unpredictability, and there are potential for large gains. Of course, by playing fewer lines, you may boost your variance significantly if that is your preferred method of gambling (you can find some high-variance game strategies in our strategy section).

The site we tested has a minimum stake of £/€/$0.01, which should be sufficient for even the most ardent of rollers to participate. While the highest wager was a staggering £/€/$500, the minimum stake was £1.


Overall, Rainbow Riches has some interesting extra elements, but it is not a really entertaining game to play. The design seems to be sloppy, there is minimal background music to create mood, and the return to player (RTP) and volatility are both average.