Available in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, DraftKings is looking to join the elites in the online casino industry.
Yes — DraftKings! The daily fantasy sports and online sportsbook empire has entered the online casino space, and it is not messing around.
Anything with a DraftKings name stamp on it will surely gather attention, so let’s check in with the online casino and see what people can expect!
Currently, new players can benefit from a deposit bonus up to $500. On top of that, you can opt in for $100 free credits to use on blackjack. This is great way to get familiar with the product and explore everything DraftKings Casino has to offer.
You can claim the welcome offering by depositing $5 or more. The bonus is equal to 20%, which means you will have to deposit $2,500 to be able to receive the full amount.
DraftKings Casino is available as an app for both Android and iOS users. The mobile app experience is exactly what you’d want from a mobile app under any circumstance—easy to explore and navigate and no lag or annoying buffering time. The app is slightly different from the desktop version in that the games are sorted by clickable icons. You can also access your wallet/balance.
The desktop platform for DraftKings Casino is simplified and easy to maneuver. This is arguably the most simple interface we have ever seen. At the top, the menu has the following options: Games, Rewards, Free Credits, Help. Below this, the games are listed and categorized in this exact order:
It is really that simple. There’s no other way to break this down. There is absolutely no lag or buffering and the entire online casino is essentially on a single page.
The internal software DraftKings Casino uses is proprietary, but DraftKings Casino does outsource for game software. These companies include Amaya, NextGen, IGT, Scientific Games, and NetEnt.
The minimum amount for a deposit is $5 and maximum is $2500 for all methods.
DraftKings Casino does outsource to other gae development and software companies, as previously mentioned. DraftKings also has games from all different categories. Let’s go over them, type by type.
Here is a total list of the games offered:
DraftKings Casino has over 300 slot titles including popular titles such as Red Riding Hood, Fat Cat, Icy Wilds, Cleopatra, Lost Relics, Pillars of Asgard, and more. DraftKings Casino does not appear to have any jackpot or progressive slots.
Video Poker is available at DraftKings Casino. The titles include DJ Wild Stud Poker, Fortune Pai Gow Poker, Double Double Bonus Poker, Game King Video Poker, Let It Ride, Three Card Poker and more.
DraftKing Casino offers seven total Roulette titles including DraftKings Basketball Roulette, DraftKings American Roulette, DraftKings European Roulette, Lightning Roulette, First Person Roulette, Roulette!, and a live dealer offering of the table game.
Blackjack is a popular title at DraftKings Casino. There are two live dealer blackjack games, and five additional titles.
There are a total of six live dealer games such as Baccarat, two Blackjack titles, Roulette, Three Card Poker and Texas Hold ‘Em.
The dealers here are friendly and extremely skilled and talented and are helpful to players of all levels and skills.
DraftKings Casino does not have a VIP or Rewards Program at this time.
The betting limits range far and wide at DraftKings Casino. This will easily happen with so many different titles, but luckily, players can easily find out simply by clicking on the game and it will display the minimum and maximum bet amounts.
For example, slots have a minimum that can be as low as $0.01, with maximums up and over $600. For table games such as blackjack, minimum bets could be $1 with maximums of $5000.
At the top of the page, you can find the FAQ and Contact Page by clicking on “Help”. Here, the FAQ is at the forefront with a contact button at the bottom of the page. On this page, players can fill out an email form, a form to get a phone call back from DraftKings or start a live chat. Lastly, while it may not be utilized, there is also a physical mailing address.
The Responsible Gaming section of the site can be found at the bottom of the home page. The section starts off with contact information to hotlines and organizations that can assist with problematic gambling.
Following this, DraftKings Casino gives information on being able to set limits on yourself such as session time, spending, deposits and more. Players can also set a self-exclusion period on themselves.
Lastly, DraftKings also has information for players who are parents where you can set parental controls to ensure the children do not have access to play.
The lack of promotions is a bit alarming, but for now, we can give DraftKings Casino the benefit of the doubt and assume this is a transition period for the promotional offerings. Other than that, DraftKings Casino has a stellar desktop and mobile platform, a wide variety of games and has a DraftKings backing, so it’s about as safe as any online casino out there.
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