Pots of Luck
Pots Of Luck is an Irish-themed casino site, which is a standalone casino offering a range of slots and casino table games. Despite the Irish theme the operator is the Nektan (Gibraltar) Limited company. The operation is licensed and regulated by the Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner and the UK Gambling Commission. The casino can be accessed on a desktop computer and mobile devices. The games are hosted by leading suppliers and the website is secure.
Despite some negative reports about the operation, Pots Of Luck is controlled by two trusted and established regulatory bodies. The site is also registered with IBAS, an independent body that settles disputes between gaming firms in the UK and their customers. The operation cannot be faulted in terms of safety and regulation. In line with most online casinos, Nektan has a welcome offer for Pots of Luck players. The offer has been accepted by both Commissions as being fair and not misleading. The main Pots of Luck welcome offer is essentially a matched deposit of up to £100 in betting funds plus 100 free spins, but there are three offers in total. The welcome bonuses are subject to the following Terms & Conditions:
• New customers only
• The offers are related to the first three deposits as follows:
1. First Deposit – 100% matched deposit bonus and 100 free spins on the Starburst slots game
2. Second Deposit- 200% matched deposit bonus and 100 free spins on Starburst
3. Third Deposit – 50% matched deposit bonus up to £200 and 25 free spins on Starburst
• The minimum deposit at each stage of the process is £10
• The bonuses carry a wagering requirement of 30 times the sum of the bonus and deposit
• The wagering rules must be met within 28 days of the bonus being credited
• The free spins are valid for 7 days and are then lost
• General Pots Of Luck Terms & Conditions apply
The three bonuses are genuine matched deposit bonuses due to the relationship between the value of the qualifying deposit and the bonus. However, the wagering requirement is difficult to achieve during the timeframe. The total amount that has to be staked over four weeks will be beyond the budget of recreational players so smaller bonus values are more feasible and achievable. If new customers accept a smaller amount, the Pots Of Luck welcome offers provide a good incentive to register, make three initial deposits and bet on a range of slots and casino table games. The headline welcome offers are generous and lucrative but the reality is that more modest amounts will be realistic for the majority of new customers.
Pots Of Luck does not offer ongoing promotions for current players. Other online casinos feature daily bonuses related to a gaming product and game. This operator focuses all their promotional resources on the welcome offer so there are no dynamic bonuses for existing customers. However, the VIP Club caters for loyal customers with a tiered programme. There are four levels and the benefits increase at each successive level. A Typical VIP package includes promotions and bonuses and hospitality. The objective is to look after high staking players to maintain their loyalty and encourage more casino betting.
The Irish theme makes the site appear unique when in fact the offer is standard. The games are in the following categories:
Players with Pots Of Luck can choose from about 200 slots games. Some of the games are supplied by NetEnt and NextGen who are leaders in the industry. The games have a common format in that they display a number of reels and there is regular and feature play. Each online slot machine has a theme and the most popular themes are sport, ancient history, mythology and TV and Films. The games carry a limited prize or have progressive jackpots. At the time of writing the most lucrative game offered a jackpot prize of more than £600,000. The jackpot games have appeal because there is the chance of a life-changing win for a small stake. The jackpot prizes are approaching lottery values and theoretically could be won with one spin.
Blackjack can be played in several versions but the most popular casino table game in physical and online casinos is roulette. The basics and odds are consistent across the following versions of roulette that can be played at Pots of Luck:
When this review was completed customers with Pots of Luck could not play American roulette. The fundamentals are the same as other versions of roulette, except that there are two zeros. French roulette has one zero so the bank’s edge is lower than for American roulette, so in fact does offer marginally better value to players. The Irish-themed branding is displayed with some of the main menu options such as Irish games and Seamus’ Picks. However, beyond the branding, the operator brings together a package of standard games that offer regular and jackpot prizes.
The Nektan brand provides a standard choice of banking methods, including PayPal and other e-Wallets, debit and credit cards, prepaid safe cards and Bank Transfer. The withdraw options have standard delays but transfers are immediate for deposits and neither elements carry a charge.
Customers can contact support staff by email, telephone and Live Chat. The email service is open for 24 hours a day but telephone and live help is available from 08:00 to midnight GMT. The operator can deal with postal enquiries and there is a detailed FAQ section.
Some of the bad reviews may be justified but only based on the staking requirements of the welcome offer. All other account and betting functions work well with Pots of Luck which means customers enjoy a safe and secure casino betting experience.