What we recommend instead
Aside from the absence of a UK Gambling license which means that we cannot wholeheartedly recommend joining PWR. Bet, the mystery of the missing live casino games is a disappointment. We had also hoped to find better loyalty rewards and more promotions for existing players. But, as the casino has only just launched, it may be that these areas will be improved over the coming weeks and months. The best thing about PWR.BET is its excellent range of online slots and live dealer games, and there are various regular opportunities to take advantage of free spins offers on your favourite slots. However, e-wallets attract processing fees on both deposits and withdrawals, and the basic loyalty scheme might not cut the mustard for players looking for top-notch VIP rewards.
Design & Usability
Impressive images of characters from popular slots including a T-Rex, the Greek god Thor, and a leopard grace the PWR.Bet homepage, and in the background, there’s a brick wall in front of which a blood-red energy cloud sits.
The main navigation bar is simply signed to give you just three options to choose from: Casino, Live Casino, and Promotions. Other pages such as FAQ, Contact Us, Responsible Gaming, About Us, and Terms and Conditions are located at the bottom of the website. The bright-green sticky tab for the live chat service is easy to spot as is the members/sign-up area at the top-right.
Software & Gameplay
PWR.Bet runs on EveryMatrix software, which allows you to enjoy an impressive variety of titles by NetEnt, Evolution Gaming, EGT, Play’n Go, and Microgaming. However, the choice of software suppliers is not as diverse as some EveryMatrix online casinos such as Spinson.
The games lobby provides you with a search box as well as categories for Newest, Popular, Jackpot Games, Other Games, Video Poker, Classic Slots, Table Games, Video Slots, Microgaming, and Play’n GO. When you launch a game, you can choose whether to Play for Fun or Play to Win, and you can also maximise the window to full-screen.
Safety & Security
PWR.Bet is fully licensed by the Malta Gaming Authority, but not the UK Gambling Commission at present.
Encryption software ensures that your personal data such as identity and credit/debit card information is fully protected. Although we believe that the casino uses a Random Number Generator for fairness, there doesn’t seem to be any mention of it on the website.
Payments & Withdrawals
The banking methods include bank transfer, Visa, MasterCard, Paysafecard, Skrill, Neteller, and Trustly. The minimum withdrawal amount is €10, and the timescales for withdrawals vary from up to 24 hours for e-wallets, 2-3 business days for wire transfers, and 4-5 business days for credit cards. It appears as though the casino charges withdrawal fees for certain payment methods, but does not state which ones.
PWR.Bet’s “Customer Success Rangers” are supposedly ready to assist you at all times via email or live chat. The lack of telephone support is disappointing, and we’ve also found that the live chat service isn’t always online, even though it’s supposed to be.
Bonuses & Promotions
While the Promotions page contains lots of exciting special offers for newcomers, there’s not a lot going on for regular players.
However, it’s good to see a sign-up/no-deposit offer advertised, as it’s a great way for potential new customers to take a look around without having to risk any of their own money. Simply create an account, and provided you select the 25 free spins offer when prompted, you’ll receive 25 free spins to use on the Starburst slot. The wagering requirements for the sign-up bonus are, like PWR.Bet’s other offers, subject to rather high 40x wagering requirements.
If you decide that you want to start funding your account, you can claim a 100% welcome bonus of up to €200 plus 50 free spins when you make your first deposit of €10 or more. N.B., the maximum you can carry over as real cash winnings after meeting the 40x wagering requirements is €300.
Plus, when you make your second deposit of €10+, you’ll be eligible for a 50% match bonus of up to €200 and 50 free spins.
You can play at PWR.Bet using any type of device, including tablet and smart-phones just by logging in to the main website using your web browser. There are no mobile apps as they aren’t required thanks to the mobile-optimised software platform that the casino uses.
Variety & Originality
There are many different game types to enjoy at PWR.Bet, although they favour NetEnt.
For video slots, there are titles like Dead or Alive, Rich Wilde and the Book of Dead, Gonzo’s Quest, Twin Spin, Butterfly Staxx, Viking Runecraft, Thunderstruck II, Highlander, Beautiful Bones, and Lady of Fortune.
For classic slots, you can opt to play the likes of Wild Melon, 5x Magic, Mystery Joker, and Jackpot 6000.
The slightly small collection of jackpot slots include some popular titles as well as lesser-known games including Hall of Gods, Mega Fortune, Fruit Bonanza, Leprechaun Goes to Hell, Speed Cash, and Golden Goal.
The table games, of which there are plenty, range from Pai Gow Poker, Red Dog Progressive, French Roulette, Oasis Poker, and Mini Roulette to Baccarat, Single Deck Blackjack, Beat Me, Pontoon, and Punto Banco.
There are several video poker variants including Deuces Wild, All American, Jacks or Better Double Up, Joker Wild, and Jackpot Poker.
There are just four casual games which we feel could be improved upon – Bugs Party, Super Wheel, Triple Chance Hi-Lo, and Flying Pigs.
Despite there being a dedicated menu tab for Live Casino games, the page currently appears to be empty.
Loyalty & Rewards
There does not seem to be a VIP or loyalty programme on offer at PWR.Bet at present. So, the only form of reward you can claim as a member is a 50% weekly reload bonus of up to €200 which applies to deposits of €10 or more.