Gonzo's Treasure Hunt Strategy - How to beat Evolution's Latest Live Gameshow

We show you strategy that will help you crack Gonzo's Treasure Hunt. Don't start playing until you check out these tips!
Gonzo's Treasure Hunt Strategy
    Gonzo's Treasure Hunt Strategy Guide
  • Big on Picks Strategy
  • 1x and 2x Strategy
  • 100% Guaranteed Win Strategy
  • Gonzo's Treasure Hunt Tips & tricks
  • Should You Play Gonzo's Treasure Hunt?
Gonzo's Treasure Hunt strategy doesn't seem possible due to the random nature of the game. But there are a few ways to approach this new live game show which can yield results. Here we show you some strategies and tips that could help you get something out of Gonzo's Treasure Hunt. 

What you will learn

  • More picks, better chance of winning (at a steep cost)
  • How you can game the Prize Drop with 1x and 2x
  • How to win 100% of the time (with a catch)

Here are the best Gonzo's Treasure Hunt Strategies you can try right now:

Big on Picks Strategy

High Risk/Variable

Selecting more picks is the best way to uncover the prize stones you want. They are particularly valuable if you are aiming at the 20x or 65x stones. But there is a catch - each pick will multiply your total bet place on the stones.

Let's say you are aiming for 20x and 65x - and you have £5 on each. You decide you want to play 10 picks. That's a whopping £100 you have to shell out for one game round. 

We only recommend this method if you are going for the best-paying stones. For a decent high-value coverage, you could go for 8x, 20x and 65x.

Pros: Best chance of landing stone you want
Cons: Expensive!

1x and 2x Strategy

Game The Prize Drop

For this strategy, we are only aiming for the 1x and preferably 2x stones. Both of these bets cover significantly more of the board than other bets. Combine this with a generous number of picks, and you have a recipe for success.

At the end of each game round, random squares are selected to get an RNG Prize Drop (and in rare cases, a Re-Drop) - which can be a specific bonus prize that will only apply to that stone. 

By placing wagers on the 1x and 2x (with a decent number of picks) - you cover the most area to try and land one of these prizes.

Pros: High chance of winning - best chance of hitting Prize Drop at reasonable bet level
Cons: Can be expensive depending on your stone bet and the number of picks in play

100% Guaranteed Win Strategy

Bet All, Be Bold

Below the main stone bets, you will note a conveniently placed "Bet On All" button. It's almost a hint from Evolution that it's the best way to play the game. 

By betting on all, you are guaranteed to win wherever you pick. However, there is a big problem with this method:

  • You may select a low-value stone, which won't cover your whole bet
  • Buying extra picks will make a bet even more expensive 
  • Will only really payout if you are lucky with a Prize Drop

There is a way to maximise your chances of landing a Prize Drop bonus prize of course. By betting on all stones - with the maximum number of picks, you will be guaranteed to win something and be in a for a solid chance to win a bonus prize. 

But let's see how expensive this type of bet is. For this example, let's assume you want to back all stones with a £2 bet - and you want to grab the max number of picks (which is 20). (6 x £2) x 20 = £240. 

It's a chunky investment - and will only pay out with lucky Prize Drops and Re-Drops.

Pros: Guaranteed to win
Cons: Unrealistically expensive

Gonzo's Treasure Hunt Tips & tricks


Here are some tips and tricks to help you get more out of Gonzo's Treasure Hunt:

  • You can bet on all stones by clicking on the "Bet on All" button - but this will come with quite a cost (see Strategy #3 above)
  • Re-Drops (extra multipliers) can appear up to 10 times on each game
  • Playing on a wi-fi connection? Switch over to video settings and set to max graphics for the best viewing experience

Should You Play Gonzo's Treasure Hunt?


Based on the atmosphere and entertainment value - yes, Gonzo's Treasure Hunt is well worth a play. Fans of the original slot will instantly enjoy the branding and just how much effort has gone into the presentation.

But - do we recommend it as a gambling game? No - we don't. The problem is that this is very much like a pick and click bonus round in a slot game. Except in those bonus games - you are usually guaranteed to win something. 

The proof is in the RTP - even with optimal play, you will only break a 96.56% return. Unfortunately, it's the same kind of RTP you will find on a slot. 

Gonzo's Treasure Hunt is a case of betting big on picks and praying for some divine intervention from the Inca Gods.

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