All Irish Casino Review
Not too many Irish online casinos use purely Net Entertainment software. Most often they will use Microgaming or Playtech, or a mixture of casino development companies.
All Irish Casino uses the full array of NetEnt games and draws on Portomaso Casino for its live dealer games. Portomaso Casino is a land-based gambling destination in Malta that also houses an online live-dealer casino.
www.AllIrishCasino.com is owned and operated by L & L Europe Ltd and is licensed by the Malta Gaming Authority, as well as the United Kingdom Gambling Commission.
The platform: instant-play casino
To begin playing at All Irish Casino it is just a matter of signing up. There is no software download – the entire casino is instant-play. The website is easy to navigate with the most popular options in a horizontal menu at the top of your screen.
These options are:
- Casino: Is the same as the home-page display and features another menu below the main navigation that gives you sortable access to the games selection.
- Live casino: Takes you to the casino’s live dealer games.
- News and promotions: You will see the latest games or daily promotions the casino may run.
- Bonus: Displays the bonuses available at AllIrishCasino.
- Jackpots: Shows the progressive slot games.
- Customer service: Shows how to contact the casino.
- FAQ: Has categories with commonly asked questions.
Below a feature panel on the home page is another menu that gives you easy access to the casino’s games. When you choose the various game types it will display the relevant games below.
At the bottom of the website you will find quick links to information about the casino, such as licensing, terms and conditions of being a member and what deposit options the casino has.
Net Entertainment games at AllIrishCasino
NetEnt is one of the biggest and most impressive providers of immersive 3D slots in the world. The company is licensed by the United Kingdom Gambling Commission and is floated on the Stockholm Stock Exchange – giving you an idea of the professionalism of the software.
AllIrishCasino has the full complement of slots games with more than 150 in total, including the main progressive jackpot Mega Fortune that at the time of writing was just under €4 million. Another popular game, Hall of Gods, was hovering around the €5 million mark.
Slots not to miss: Mega Fortune, Gonzo’s Quest, Starburst, Aliens and Bloodsuckers.
Best blackjack: NetEnt’s Single Deck Blackjack has one of the lowest house edges out of any game on the Web.
Best roulette: The roulette games supplied by NetEnt are limited but there is a French roulette game available, which includes the en prison rule.
Other games available: Casino Hold’em, video poker, lottery games, Keno, poker variants and Red Dog.
AllIrishCasino and its parent company L & L Europe have a studio in Malta that runs 24/7 and keeps several tables open at all times. During peak periods they draw on PortomasoLive.com and Oracle casinos and their many tables.
The dealers are attractive and the feed is smooth as long as your WiFi connection is decent. The interface on all live-dealer games is easy to manipulate with bets placed simply by selecting the chip value and placing them on the virtual table displayed below the live feed.
The only unique live dealer title you will find at AllIrishCasino is PuntoBanco, with the version of baccarat available around the clock. Other live-dealer tables you will find with high- and low-limit tables include blackjack, baccarat, roulette and Auto Roulette.
AllIrishCasino.com has many of the same slots its has on its desktop version available on the mobile website. NetEnt is regarded as one of the best mobile casino games providers.
The slots operate in exactly the same way, but rather than using a mouse to make your selections, you do it with touch. The game is obviously contained in a much more convoluted space on smartphones and tablets.
The casino does not have any downloadable apps available, but users of all devices including Apple iOS and Android can visit the mobile website.
There is no live-dealer games available on mobile and the selection of NetEnt RNG games on mobile is also rather limited, with only some of the great “Touch” line by this provider being operative in January 2016.
How to fund my account at AllIrishCasino
There are no restrictions on Irish punters depositing at AllIrishCasino.com. Deposit options include the popular credit cards, which instantly fund your account in EU currency.
Popular web wallet Neteller can be used, as can pre-paid cards such as Paysafecard and pre-paid visas. If you are looking to deposit a large amount or do not have a bank card, you can fund your account with a bank transfer.
- Bank transfer
Withdrawals are processed within 24 hours of requesting them, but the casino warns it can take up to five business days for the money to hit your account. It generally won’t take this long, but they are covering themselves.
They also guarantee all banking transactions are safe and secure, with the latest encryption and anti-fraud techniques employed.
Casino bonuses and promotions
Like many of the casinos managed by L & L Europe there is not a huge sign-up bonus. New players are given up to €50 in bonus bets when they make their first deposit. This means you can deposit €50 and have a total of €100 with which to bet.
The wagering requirements attached to this offer are pretty standard, set at 35x, and they also make it clear you do not have to accept the bonus amount, with this option in your account profile. You need to deposit at least €10 to claim the 100% matched offer.
From time to time the casino will also send out emails with promotions and further bonuses, but if you are purely basing your casino selection on the bonus offerings, you should look elsewhere.
It is owned and operated by a respected gambling group with a good reputation for customer safety and retention. The features are the sole use of NetEnt as its games provider (the slots are sensational) and the unique live-dealer offering from a land-based casino in Malta.
We made several seamless deposits and withdrawals and the customer service team answered a few queries that we threw at them.
All Irish Casino has enough games and enough runs on the board that you can feel comfortable playing there with real money.
The brand Bet365 will not be unfamiliar to many. But less well known is that Bet365’s online casino is just as highly regarded as its giant sports betting operation.
Its catalogue includes the best games cherry-picked from leading providers such as Playtech and Microgaming.
The casino is licensed in the overseas British territory of Gibraltar, a jurisdiction that has a good reputation for player safety, with eCOGRA playing an active role in policing its practices.
Bet365 accepts players from most countries, although the USA, China, Spain, Australia and the Netherlands are notable omissions. If you are based in Asia, Europe or the United Kingdom, Bet365 provides a reliable desktop and mobile service.
Bet365 software download & instant play casinos
Perhaps the biggest highlight of Bet365 is it has a downloadable platform with more than 150 games available from various providers. This might not seem like many but the World Gambling List has not previously come across a casino with software featuring from more than one provider – a cool little nod of the head to the company founded in Stoke-on-Trent, England. NB: Mac users will be disappointed to know there is no download available for this operating system, but they can still play at the instant-play casino.
Bet365 also has an instant-play casino that allows you to play games simply by being a member of its website. The instant-play casino has fewer games but still has offerings from a range of software providers.
Games at Bet365 online casino
The casino does not have the full range of any software provider’s games, rather it has some from many providers. This variation on top of a well-stocked Live Dealer casino gives Bet365 freshness – in an industry packed full of casinos with solely Microgaming or solely Playtech games.
- 100-plus real money slots
- Video poker
- Scratch cards
- Rubix’s Riches
- Casino Hold’em
- Variations of poker
The selection of real money games includes an outstanding line-up of slots, with many of the best from Microgaming included, although the progressive jackpot games such as Mega Moolah are not. Instead the progressives available are from Playtech but still offer jackpots worth well into the millions of pounds.
Bet365 is not messing around catering to the past, with barely any random number-generated table games available, although the selection of video poker and scratch cards is a nice touch and probably indicates they do good business in the UK where both those are popular.
Live dealer at Bet365 casino
The live-dealer offering at Bet365 has everything you would expect from a casino based in Britain, including plenty of tables with generous maximum limits.
The live games, which are provided by Playtech, include blackjack, roulette and baccarat with several different tables of each game.
It’s clear the target market for the casino’s live dealer section is men; most games feature beautiful Asian and European women as the hosts.
Other live games at Bet365 include Hi-Lo, a simple game where you guess if the next card will be higher than the one displayed on the table; Casino Hold’em, a poker game against the dealer; and Sic Bo, a dice game you don’t often find a live variant of.
Mobile casino & apps
It’s still not perfect but the live dealer games by Playtech are definitely a highlight. There are not as many tables accessible via mobile but it’s great not being forced into playing RNG games when you are not on your computer.
Once you have signed up at Bet365 you can download their iOS and Android apps, which are available from the Apple App and Google Play stores. If you are on a different device you can access their mobile website. The only real difference between the app and using your browser is slightly quicker load times and some “offline” functionality when you are not connected to the internet on your smartphone or tablet.
Overall the mobile experience at this casino is first class, with a good selection of slots and table games. You can also fund your account (read more about it below) with a number of methods when you are on a phone.
Payment methods – Funding your account
Bet365 as a company operates in some jurisdictions where gambling may not be regulated or is banned, such as China (where Bet365 operated until recently). In cases like this the deposit options are limited, but if they have accepted your sign-up you should be able to find a way to get money into your account.
The obvious and most popular way to fund a casino account is with Visa card, which you can do in a matter of minutes at Bet365. Simply visit the cashier section, which is clearly marked in both the download and the instant-play casinos. You will then be presented with a selection of deposit options.