Bovada is a Morris Mohawk Gaming Group owned casino, launched in 2011, and, until recently licensed by Kahnawakee Gaming Commission. At the moment, the casino is exploring other licensing options, having terminated the Kahnawakee license for business related reasons, according to the casino's representatives.
Bovada welcomes their new members with 100% deposit match bonus for amounts up to $1,000, which can be redeemed 3 times. The promotion comes with predetermined wagering requirements and before any withdrawals are approved, members will have to wager the total of the deposit and the bonus amount 25 times.
Currently, there are no promotions applied to the casino's live dealer tables, but Casino games category players, as well as those who enjoy Sports betting and Poker tournaments, will have plenty to choose from.
There are four Live Dealer tables, offering the same Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat and Super 6 game variants that one can find in land based casinos along Las Vegas strip. Hosted by professional and friendly dealers, each of the tables enables the players to interact with their croupier, seek assistance or reward the casino's staff by using the Tip icon.
With the back betting option, Bovada casino allows an unlimited number of players to join the table and play Blackjack if there are no vacant seats available at the table. The standard Blackjack rules apply, with the Surrender and Insurance options provided.
Side bets are included, marked as R and P, which stand for Rummy and Pairs. The players can therefore wager that their hand in combinations with the dealer's hand will form Rummy Run or that their first two cards will form a Pair.
Extremely user friendly platform, Live Roulette version provided in Bovada allows for a smooth and hassle-free Roulette session through advanced gaming commands.
The players can handle their bets through a single click, enabling them to instantly clear all their wagers, repeat the previous betting pattern, auto bet and tip the dealer.
Along with the standard Player, Banker and Tie bets, Live Baccarat at Bovada also features a side bet – Dragon bet. Players will wager that the specified hand will win by at least 4 points or have a total of 8 or 9, known as “Natural” in Baccarat.
The game comes with the standardized payout table: even money for Player and Banker and 5% commission for the Banker bet. Tie is paid 8 to 1 and the Dragon bet can increase your bet by x30.
Another variant of Baccarat is Super 6, played with 6 card decks inside the shoe and with an optional side bet, paid when Banker bet wins with the total of 6. This is not the only available wager and Super 6 also comes with a Dragon Bonus, Player Pair, Banker Pair and Either Pair.
No Private or VIP tables can be found on Bovada casino website, although the casino does include VIP membership with exclusive service and set of bonuses across the entire casino offer.
To make their players feel at home, Bovada makes the experience more personal by introducing their dealers through a short bio screen, including their favourite games, hobbies and achievements. The casino language settings can be changed and the details about the dealers as well as the entire casino layout can be displayed in Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish and, of course English.
Any registered member is more than welcome to address the girls and converse with them during the sessions, but if your inquiry is regarding your casino account or any other account related issue that's not connected to the live game in progress, Bovada offers phone, email and Live Chat support.
With only the basic Live Dealer offer, there is still a lot of room for Bovada to advance and meet the needs of players who like to have a more versatile choice and select the Live tables in accordance to betting range, variants, or even software developer. At the moment, only the players with the most conventional taste will be satisfied by the offer, while others are likely to be turned off by such a limited number of tables and the lack of information available.