Book of Ra deluxe is a Novomatic classic, ever-present at brick and mortar casinos around the world. From Las Vegas glitter to dark German Spielhallen. It was launched online by Greentube in 2010. Book of Ra deluxe is the most popular slot in its franchise, which also includes titles such as Book of Ra deluxe 6, Book of Ra deluxe jackpot and many others that share the Egyptian theme and basic gameplay mechanics. And due to its massive success, it hasn’t avoided copycats either. Or what do you say about the 2016 blockbuster Book of Dead ? Due to its old age and loyalty to its retail counterpart, Book of Ra deluxe doesn’t stand out with its animations and soundscape. Its secret is in the simple gameplay, great maths and high volatility. Yes, the base game can give you some good winnings (if you’re lucky, that is) but most players play Book of Ra deluxe for the Free Spins. Gameplay You have to get 3 book symbols in the base game to trigger the Free Spins. Then one of the regular symbols is randomly selected as your special expanding symbol. When it appears during the free spins, the symbol expands to cover the full reel – and what’s best: the matching symbols don’t even have to be on adjacent reels, unlike in the base game. The biggest wins occur when you get one of the higher paying symbols as your special one and manage to get 4 (or best case scenario even 5) of them on your spin. Most exciting moment When you enter the Free Spins mode and shuffle through the pages of Book of Ra to see which symbol becomes your special.