Updated: 20 Feb 2018
Kudos Casino Review
Aren’t you tired of boring bonuses, which every casino offers you? They say “Hey, come here; we’ll give you some bonuses!” Usually, it turns out that you need to pay for those bonuses or to be super-lucky to meet the wagering requirements. Kudos Casino offers you a whole different way: they give you cash-back! The Welcome Bonus is a 150% cashback on your first-day losses up to €600. The system is very unusual but it works fine, and the Kudos Credits that you get as a cashback need to be wagered only ten times before you can withdraw them.
The Casino holds a license from Curacao (but is so ashamed of it that provides no license information). Nevertheless, it has a good reputation and almost no major complaints. Being powered by RTG, Kudos Casino offers almost two hundreds of games, and most of them are decent. The website looks average, and the game lobby is even worse, so if you don’t use the
ugly little bit outdated websites - Kudos Casino is not for you. It would have been an average casino if not for a unique twist on bonuses. With those, however... they still might be a lot better.
- Large Welcome Bonus;
- Super-low wagering requirements;
- Compatible with any modern mobile devices;
- Excellent reputation among trusted watchdog portals.
- Decent comp point program.
- Outdated game lobby;
- Customer Support working hours are unclear;
- Website’s hard to navigate;
- No licensing information is available.
Kudos casino was founded just a year ago, in 2016. It is a part of an iNetBet group that has almost 20 years of experience in operating casinos. This makes it even more surprising that Kudos website lacks some essential information.
For example, they don’t have any licensing information listed. None at all. We contacted support to get that info, and the result wasn’t satisfying - the casino holds the license from Curacao. It could’ve been better.
The website itself isn't good, but it isn’t bad either. It’s somewhere in the middle between a name card website and a landing page. However you won’t spend much time there since all the instant play games run in separate casino lobby, that doesn’t look anything like the main site. It’s a bit ugly and angular. We’ll get to that in a moment.
Banking: Another piece of info missing is the banking options. You’ll have to register to see that they support a withdrawal through credit cards, Neteller, Skrill, Bitcoin, ecoPayz, UPayCard, and several more. All withdrawals are subject to 24-48 hours pending period. It’s not amazing, but frankly enough for almost every player.
Customer Support: The Casino provides support via live chat and e-mail, but the working hours aren’t specified anywhere. There is no phone number either, so we’d rate this support service as below average.
Software and Game Variety
Kudos casino is powered by RTG platform and features both instant play and download versions. To get access to the full library of games, you’ll have to go with the downloadable version. The instant play lobby looks extremely generic. In fact, it IS a generic RTG lobby, the only this reminding you where you are is the casino’s logo at the top. The total number of games is not particularly huge - just a couple short of 200.
The total number of games is not particularly huge - just a couple short of 200.
- Slots: The Three Stooges, Rudolph’s Revenge, The Naughty List;
- Table/Card Games: Baccarat, Blackjack, Pai Gow Poker, Pontoon;
- Video Poker: Aces and Eights, Deuces Wild, Jacks or Better;
- Specialty Games: Keno, Treasure Tree;
Famous RTG’s progressives like Aztec’s Millions, Megasaur and Shopping Spree are here as well, however in downloadable mode only for some reason. The total jackpot pool currently exceeds €6 million. The game library isn’t bad after all, but it could be much bigger.
Mobile and Live Games
Mobile casino at Kudos opens in your browser and works just as you’d expect it to work. Some games are not available in the mobile mode, but the choice is still enough not to feel disappointed.
Live games are currently missing. We can only hope they add them in the future.
Bonuses and Promotions
This is what makes Kudos casino stand out from the crowd and redeems most of its flaws and shortcomings. You get a percentage of your deposited money back if you lose in the form of Kudos Credits. As simple as that. As a welcome bonus, this percentage is set to 150% for your first day playing, up to maximum €600. So if you made two deposits of €50 each and lost it all - you’ll find €150 worth of Kudos Credits in your account the next day.
If you lose your first-day deposit(s), the next day you get 150% of it back (up to €600) as Kudos Credits.
“What a piece of crap, It’s like a delayed deposit match bonus,” we hear you saying. “How is it better than a standard bonus?”. Well, it’s better in two significant ways. First, wagering requirements for Kudos Credits are only ten times the credits amount. Second, all games contribute equally. Of course, there are some catches: the withdrawal limit for winnings made from Kudos Credits is set to 20x the credit value or $100 (whichever is greater). Besides, the credits themselves are not withdrawable (but the money you win while wagering them is).
Most other promos at the website revolve around these cash back bonuses. Get 200% instead of 150% this weekend only, get 10% more today and so on. Be sure to check out the promotions page to catch the sweetest offer. Except for the promotions, Kudos Casino has a basic cashback program that is available for everyone and consists of three stages: you get a percentage of your losses for each day, for each week, and for each month separately. The daily percentage is the highest, and the monthly one is the lowest. It definitely is the best cash-back program available on the Web, but can it replace the regular bonuses which we’ve used to see in online casinos? It’s up to your decision.