Licensed by Curacao, Joe Fortune is a new online casino that runs Betsoft, Rival Gaming and RealTime software. Joe Fortune Casino is heavily geared towards Australians, which you can tell by gaming categories that include Pokies (slots) and Kick-Arse Games (featured slots). Judging from the lobby layout, this casino looks like it's part of the Bovada Casino/Bodog group, which has had great success in the gaming industry. So does Joe Fortune look like it'll also be another success? Find out as we discuss this casino's bonus, promotions, games and support.
The Joe Fortune bonus breaks down into nine deposits, adding up to $5,000 if you take full advantage. The first deposit offers a 200% match bonus up to $1,000, and your next eight deposits each offer a 100% match bonus up to $500.
All of these deposit bonuses carry 40x wagering requirements, which are reasonable when compared to the industry. But note that you must use the appropriate codes to get each segment of the bonus, and you can't withdraw your deposit before meeting wagering requirements or the welcome bonus is nullified.
The only featured promotion at Joe Fortune is a refer-a-friend bonus, which sees you get a $100 reward for every depositing friend that you refer. This bonus carries worse wagering requirements than the welcome bonus, though, since you must meet 60x playthrough requirements.
All of the other promos revolve around the Ripper Rewards program, which you're entered into as soon as you make a deposit. Here's a look at what rewards you can earn:
(Rewards for Beginning Players)
10% Daily Cashback - Get daily cashback on losses stemming from your deposit.
(Rewards for Players with 50,000 rewards points and $25k in deposits)
15% Daily Cashback
Birthday Bonus - Free bonus on your birthday to play games with.
Faster and Free Withdrawals - No transaction fees and less waiting time on cashouts.
The one caveat here is that you must earn 50,000 rewards points every three months to stay in the higher VIP category. Also note that you earn a point for every $1 bet on slots, and one point for every $4 bet on other games.
You can play at Joe Fortune Casino using your PC, Mac, smartphone or tablet. We visited through a PC and found the navigation to be poor because there's no option to list all the games vertically. Instead, you have to scroll sideways through different games, which takes forever and is inconvenient. Joe Fortune does have different slots categories like Adventure, Asian, Horror, Rival etc; but it would be much easier to just see all the slots or table games vertically.
If you can get past this navigation hiccup, Joe Fortune offers a large selection of games. Pokies include Big Cash Win, Bikers Gang, Caesar's Empire, Candy Slot Twins, Cleopatra's Gold, Derby Dollars, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Egyptian Rebirth, Exploding Pirates, Food Fight!, Gods of Slots, Gold Rush, Hawaii Vacation, Loco 7's, Major Moolah, Money Magic, One Million Reels BC, Safari Samba, Shopping Spree and Wild Safari.
Table games include several variations of blackjack, baccarat, Caribbean Stud poker, craps, Let 'Em Ride, Pai Gow poker, tri-card poker. Also note that Joe Fortune offers multiple video poker variations, and specialty games like bingo, scratch cards and a 3D virtual racebook.
Banking options are limited here, but they include Bitcoin, Visa and MasterCard. To contact customer support, you can use email, live chat and telephone.
In conclusion, Joe Fortune Casino definitely has some good qualities to it that should appeal to Australian players. The welcome bonus is huge, and it features reasonable wagering requirements. You can also pick up nice bonuses through the Ripper Rewards program, especially once you get 50k points. Another good quality to this casino is its game selection, which offers a large number of slots and table games. The only thing that we really don't like is the game navigation, but this shouldn't stop you from trying an otherwise quality casino.