Drake Casino Review Rating Details

Author: Otto
2014/09/26 7:03:04 AM
Graphics and Software

The graphics and software of the games offer eye-popping visuals. Of particular interest is the the 3D slots. They’re laced with cinematic audio, exotic themes and the visual FX animations. The slots come with Pick Me Symbols, Scatter Pays, on reel Bonuses, Free Spins and multiple second screen bonus rounds.

 Software and Special Features

Drake Casino employs sophisticated data encryption methods that protects your personal and financial information. This includes controlled access, personal information verification, withdrawal verification and account identifiers. 

Variety of Games

Overall the game variety is okay. Drake Casino in conjunction with Betsoft and Proprietary software offers 160 plus games. The games will appeal to recreational and seasoned players who prefer buffet-styled gaming.

Of particular interest is the slot games hence the casino offers first time players a hefty bonus to try out the various slots. That being said, it not only caters to slots aficionados but to players who enjoy playing table games, video pokers and speciality games. We recommend Cash Grab Slots not only is it a progressive jackpot but it’s not as volatile as some of the other slots.

Sign-up Bonus

The sign up bonus of up to $5,000 is huge and  ideal to medium and high rollers. It is strung out over three deposits. The first is 100% up to $2,000, the second 100% up to $1,000 and the third 100% up to $2,000. To qualify for the bonus $25 must be deposited first. If you are not interested in the bonus notify the casino before you register an account.

Here is an example: Colin deposits $200, Drake Casino doubles his deposit (100% match bonus). He can now play with $400.

Promotions

Drake Casino offers loyal players ongoing promotions ranging from free spins, weekly promotions, 10% cash back on losses, a VIP Rewards Plan and mobile rebates to players who wager via their mobile phones.

Unfortunately the free spins bonuses are by invitation only. We advise new players to sign up for the casino’s newsletter it will bring them up to speed with regard to its latest promotional offers and other events.

wagering Requirements

The bonus of up to $5,000 ( spread over 3 deposits) carries a wagering requirement of 40 times the deposit and the bonus sum. What does this mean? It simply means that the wagering requirements must be met first before Drake Casino allows you to cash out any winnings from the bonus.

This is how it works: Edith deposits $500, she receive an additional $500 (100% match bonus). She can now play with$1,000. The wagering requirements states that she must roll over 40x$500+$500=$40,000 before she can make a withdrawal. Truth be told the restrictions associated with the bonus is ridiculously steep. 

The following games contribute towards the wagering requirements:

All Slots count 100%

Blackjack, Video Poker, American Roulette, Pai Gow Poker count 10%

Any Tri-Card Pokers count 20%

Hold’ Em Poker, Mulligan Poker, Craps, Any War, Red Dog, Let Them Ride and Caribbean Stud Poker count 35%

Baccarat and European Roulette count 0%.

Progressives

Drake Casino offers 12 progressive jackpots. Games that can be played are Aztec Treasure, All American, Jackpot Jamba, Chase the Cheese, Diamond Jackpot, Ghouls Gold, The Ghouls, Mr Vegas, Slots Angels, Tycoon, Treasure Room.

In addition to its progressives, it offer 24 ‘Cash Grab Games’. These 5-Reel and 3-Reel games form a network of live Progressive Jackpots which are relatively loose and players can win anything from $2,000 to $5,000.

Banking Options

As mentioned previously on a handful of banking options are offered since Drake Casino focuses primarily on the US market. 

Deposit and Withdrawal options that can be used are: Bank Wire, Cheque by Courier, Direct Cash, QuickCash.

The minimum amount that can be withdrawn is $100. Withdrawals can take from 48 hours to up to 12 business days before its processed. The minimum deposit is $20 and the total withdrawal amount is $5,000 per week. Deposits can only be made in US dollars.

Player Support

Customer support at Drake Casino is good and will respond to all queries within 12 hours. Players can communicate with the casino via live chat (recommended), e-mail and toll free telephone numbers. A FAQ section is available to new players.

Payout Percentage

Drake Casino does not list the average payout percentage for all its games on its website. The casino does state that its software is frequently audited by Technical Systems Testing (TST) to ensure that its customers wager in a safe and secure environment.

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