Pioneer Slots is the latest online casino to join the Jumpman Slots network, which launched in 2016.
Like its sister sites, Pioneer Slots focuses on slot games and offers network-exclusive promotions such as the Mega Reel and daily cashback.
With plenty of slots to choose from and the chance to win up to 500 free spins on your first deposit, the site sounds quite appealing. But is it as pioneering as its name suggests?
The operator hasn’t opted for a pioneering theme, instead it has a soft-focus, deep-red background with London landmarks such as the Millennium Wheel and Big Ben. It also features a bronze-and-black menu system, with the brand name placed up at the top-left surrounded by playing cards and casino chips.
The welcome offer takes up the majority of the homepage, and it explains how you get to spin the Mega Reel when you make your first deposit. There’s also a handy “Join Now” button just beneath it.
If you scroll further down, you’ll find a list of the latest big winners followed some featured games and information about playing on mobile devices.
At the bottom of the page, there’s an extensive and informative introduction to Pioneer Slots.
You can only get assistance at Pioneer Slots via the online contact form on the “Contact Us” page or by email. This applies to all of Pioneer’s sister sites too, and we feel that telephone or live chat support would be a welcome and necessary addition.
Pioneer Slots offers the same bonuses and promotions as all other Jumpman Slots casinos, so if you’ve already joined one, you won’t find anything new here.
Rather than claiming a welcome bonus when you join, Pioneer Slots gives you a spin of its Mega Reel when you make your first deposit of £10 or more. The top prizes up for grabs are 500 free spins on either Starburst or Fluffy Favourites and Amazon gift vouchers.
However, you should be aware that the Mega Reel also contains non-winning segments, so you could end up winning zilch.
In addition, any free spins that you win through the Mega Reel (which is also available for re-depositors every Wednesday) are subject to sky-high wagering requirements of 65x.
The remaining promotions include double daily cashback (N.B., 1%) for newbies, the Turbo Reel (which requires deposit £100 or more), and the 200 Club (earn 200 trophies to claim a £10 Amazon voucher).
Pioneer Slots is operated by Jumpman Gaming and uses in-house software called Jumpman Slots. It offers an abundance of slot games but not much in the way of classic casino games.
The design of the site is fairly basic, but both the pages and games are very responsive and it’s rare to encounter unexpected downtime.
Thanks to the use of HTML5, Pioneer Slots’ website automatically adapts to suit different methods of access, including mobile phones, tablets, desktops, and laptops. So, you can play when you’re out and about via your device’s web browser.
Pioneer Slots is regulated and licensed by both the Alderney Gambling Control Commission and the UK Gambling Commission. You can find additional information about secure payments, account security, fair play, and responsible gaming in the FAQ and via the links in the site’s footer.
We can also confirm that the RNG software has been externally certified and that a valid SSL certificate is in place.
Pioneer Slots is home to more than 600 games, and more titles are added to the lobby each month.
The available titles are split into easy-to-navigate categories such as Jackpots and Newest, and if you click the star next to any game, it will automatically appear in your “Faves”.
As well as offering a host of top slots like Vikings Go Berzerk, Fluffy Favourites, Village People, Starburst, Rainbow Riches Pick ‘n’ Mix, and Diamond Strike, Pioneer Slots also invites you to play in its online bingo rooms for as little as a penny.
Despite only having two table games (N.B., European Roulette and Blackjack) and no live casino games, Pioneer Slots has a decent range of scratch cards and instant wins, including Boss the Lotto, Diamond Deal, and Spin Lotto.
Pioneer Slots lets you choose from several popular payment options including MasterCard, Visa, Maestro, PayPal, PaybyMobile, and Paysafecard.
You can cash-out amounts of £10 or more, but you’ll need to be patient when it comes with withdrawal processing as it takes 72 hours for requests to be approved.
At Pioneer Slots, you collect Kudos with every deposit, and the more Kudos you earn, the quicker you can progress through the five-level VIP scheme.
The rewards that VIPs get to enjoy include cashback (N.B., between 1% and 10% depending on your VIP status), birthday bonuses, and free spins.
You couldn’t call Pioneer Slots “pioneering” as it doesn’t offer anything different from other sites on the Jumpman Slots network. However, it should satisfy players who prefer to play online slots over casino games, and the VIP rewards like daily casino cashback and birthday bonuses are a nice addition.