You thought 2017 was coming to a close quietly. Well it hasn’t quite.
Evolution launch Texas Hold’em Bonus Poker in Beta form at Leo Vegas today, 12th December 2017.
The game will be on general release mid January 2018, so you’ve got a chance to play this game exclusively for about a month.
Texas Hold’em Bonus poker is derived from their already popular Ultimate Texas Holdem, but with a couple of things added.
There’s a new 5 card Bonus Progressive Jackpot. The top prize is paid for a Royal Flush for the first 2 player cards and the three Flop cards. The jackpot will be split between all the players playing the bonus bet at that time.
There are other smaller hand prizes available and they are all paid directly to each player.
The Ante Bet gets paid with a straight or better.
There’s an optional Bonus side bet which pays out regardless of what the dealer has.
The minimum hand to trigger a win is a Pair. See details in the table.
You can bet on each round when the cards are dealt. Not just once during the game round like in Ultimate Texas Holdem.
But, you’re only able to Bet 2x the Ante when your cards are dealt and the 1x when the flop comes and 1x when the Turn/River is dealt.
If you bet on each round it amounts to the same as the 4x Ante in UTH, but you get to see the hand develop as you bet with this version.
Game providers typically hold on to any new releases at this time of year so they can announce and launch them at the International Casino Exhibition in February. It’s a mystery to me why Evolution chose the release this now.
But hey, I’m not complaining as I love Ultimate Texas Hold’em and I’ll probably end up loving this as well.
Being able to build your bet as the cards are dealt really appeals to me. Perhaps that’s why the RTP of the game for the Ante Bet is 97.96, 99.47% on the Total Bet and 81.84% for the First 5 Jackpot Bet.
This is probably going to be the last release of this year that I’ll get to review on www.LiveCasinoComparer.
The game is in beta form until the middle of January 2018, and is only available at Leo Vegas. Sp if you want t o play it , you’ve got to head over there.
That’s wiped the smile off her face, lol.
I have tried to be objective and consistent with all my live casino reviews. Hopefully, they will strike a chord with you, but I thought it might be helpful to explain the criteria I use to mark each of the casinos. Hopefully, the categories and explanations make sense.
Playability – What is the overall impression of the casino? Did I have a good time? are the dealers nice and chatty and is everything easy to understand? Does it have a good set of games and is there a comprehensive set of betting options? Are high stakes players taken care of?
Software – What is the software like to use and does it integrate well with the rest of the casino?. Are the images clear and is the video streaming fast? Have they taken more than the default shared tables? Is it available on mobile?
Payment Options – Does the casino have a good variety of payment options? Do they payout quickly and on time?
Security – How good is the reputation of the casino amongst other players? Do they hold a valid gaming license? Are they transparent about the security measures they have in place? Are they regularly audited? Do they publish this information?
Support – Do they have multiple methods for communication with me? Is support available 24×7? Do they have instant chat and are they quick to respond? Are they able to help me immediately? Do they have an online FAQ and self-help library? Are the support people knowledgeable about the product I’m playing?
Bonuses – Do they have bonuses?. How strict are the wagering requirements? Do they offer repeat bonuses?. Do they offer loyalty points and can they be redeemed for cash or playing credits?
After all that, would I play there regularly?