The online provider with the lucky cat opened its doors for you in 2019: Welcome to the online provider with the waving cat. What about the range of games and who is behind this new casino? Read my Maneki Casino experiences and get all the information about the game selection, payout rates and the software. You can find out all of this in this review.

My Maneki review

Maneki
€333
Maneki
www.manekicasino.com

Overview - One click leads to the topic

game selection over 3,100
Jackpots 26
payout rate over 96%
Customer service Live-Chat, E-Mail
Most Popular Game Starburst
Fairness confirmed by Fairness
player protection Player protection
gambling license GamblingMGA/B2C/394/2017

overall rating

4.6 / 5

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My Maneki Casino experience has been positive, as I can say in advance. A world full of unique gaming experiences awaits you at Maneki with over 3,100 games. The sweet Japanese Maneki lucky cat already indicates that prosperity and luck beckon here.

In the following Maneki Casino test report, I will show you how the range of games is, the seriousness and customer service and many other things that are important for such a young provider.

Maneki Casino game offer: go for big wins

The online casino that chose the Japanese lucky cat as its mascot does not have to hide behind the big providers. Because in addition to the classic and modern, new slots, there are also slot machines with (progressive) jackpots, table games, video poker and much more.

Over 3,100 games ensure chances of winning

The existing game portfolio, which contains over 3,100 entertaining games, is without question commendable, so that the adrenaline kick is included here. In my Maneki Casino experience, the largest part of the game selection is made up of classic slot machines as well as modern video slots and slot machines with progressive jackpots.

Furthermore, classics such as blackjack, roulette, baccarat, etc. are available in several versions. There are also special games such as Spanish Blackjack Gold. The selection of casino games is rounded off by video poker, MahJong and scratch cards. But for the ultimate casino experience, head to Maneki Live Casino, powered by market leader Evolution Gaming.

All games in the Maneki Casino portfolio come from the game forges of renowned game developers such as Play'n GO, Microgaming, Yggdrasil, iSoftbet, Amatic, 1X2gaming and many others. The advantage here is that you always have access to the latest blockbusters as soon as they come out.

What we particularly liked about our Maneki test is the fact that it is possible to sort the games by manufacturer. The search box itself also works with the providers or with the game titles. If you move the mouse over the thumbnails in the casino lobby, you will be shown directly which provider the game came from. In addition, our Maneki Casino experiences show that all games can be played in demo mode for free, even without registration.

The live casino – pure adrenaline here

In our Maneki test report, a word about the live casino simply has to be lost, because here you will meet the undisputed number: Evolution Gaming. The range of games is supplemented by NetEnt Live. The selection here is overwhelming and everyone should be able to find a table that suits their playing style and requirements. Besides live roulette, you can play blackjack in many variants, such as baccarat and poker.

Of course, there are also entertainment games like Deal or No Deal and Dream Catcher, which enjoy great popularity among players. For football fans there is even the Football Studio, a simple card game that promises a lot of variety.

Maneki Mobile App: Play whenever and wherever you want

My experiences at Maneki Casino have been extremely positive so far and nothing should change about that in terms of mobile gaming. If you want to pass the time while waiting, in a café or just want to play comfortably from the couch at home, then Maneki Casino Mobile will help you. A download is not necessary here, but you call up the mobile-optimized website via the mobile browser. Now the game can start.

This allows you to enjoy the gaming experience not only on Android and iOS systems but also on Blackberry and Windows devices without any problems. Maneki thus offers a very pleasant mobile gaming experience for every player. The advantage of this web app is that the games load faster and the animations run smoother. In addition, no valuable storage space is occupied on the smartphone or tablet. The constant updates are also omitted here. Also check out my tips for mobile users. I have put together some important tips for you there.

A look at the betting limits: Best suited for beginners

For many players, the betting limits are an important point. The reason is that they only want to risk small amounts, but if the worst comes to the worst, they also want to go higher. At Maneki Casino, a slot game can be started with a bet of €0.01 per payline, which is ideal for beginners. But the mid and high rollers also get their money's worth and can risk up to €500 and sometimes more on some slot machines.

When it comes to table and card games, betting limits are even more important because there are strategies and systems in roulette, for example, that require certain bets. At the roulette table, bets start at €0.10, while the maximum bet varied. In blackjack, a bet of at least €0.50 is required to play a hand. However, you will find the highest stakes in the live casino, where you can risk up to 50,000 euros.

The payout percentages in my Maneki Casino experience

The first thing we noticed was that the provider does not provide any information about the payout percentages. There is no logo or certificate from an independent testing organization like eCOGRA or iTechLabs, but that doesn't mean the software isn't tested at all. In the FAQ section, Maneki Casino points out that it is in its own interest to offer the highest possible payout percentages that are fair and independently verified.

Payout rates of the various casino games

Maneki
Classic slots
86,20% - 98,60% %

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Video Slots
95,20% - 98,20%%

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Roulette
94,80% - 98,80%%

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Blackjack
99,00% - 99,80%%

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table games
97,50% - 99,00%%

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Video Poker
95,50% - 98,80%%

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Scratch Cards
93,50% - 96,60%%

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Arcade Games*
0% - 0%%

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Return to Player (%)

*Arcade games are not offered.

My Maneki Casino experience with payout percentages was respectable. There are always games with lower payout percentages, but there are also titles with very high odds. In general, one can say: The average RTP values are very high at over 96%. Of course, peak values are not available everywhere, but there are also no odds that indicate that the chances of winning here can be described as low.

It would be gratifying if the provider would decide to transparently disclose the RTPs of the games through a test certificate and thus also the average payout rate of the portal. But here N1 Interactive goes the same way as with all its portals. This does not mean, however, that there are rip-offs and fraud in the room, because the requirements of the MGA also ensure the fairness of the games.

The software & website in detail

When implementing the Maneki Casino, N1 Interactive relies on the so-called white label solution, just like with its other portals. This means nothing else than that it is a turnkey online casino that has been set up according to the company's wishes, including all games, the software for payments and customer management. In the case of Maneki Casino, the substructure comes from SoftSwiss. In my Maneki test, there were no technical problems and so N1 Interactive made a good choice again.

You will be greeted right away on the start page by the lucky cat. She is always at your side and waves at you, but she seems relatively discreet and reserved. In my opinion, that's a good thing, because otherwise the mascot would get on your nerves a bit. The gambling portal is dominated by the colors red, yellow/gold and violet on a white background. This creates a good contrast and the portal makes a bright and friendly impression.

The software providers are shown transparently with which the provider cooperates. The positive thing is that as soon as you move the mouse pointer over a thumbnail, the provider is displayed. During my Maneki test, slots such as Book of Santa by Endorphina, Grand Casanova by Amatic and 9 Masks of Fire by Quickfire showed up in the lobby among the new releases. Among the most popular games were the Play'n GO games, such as Book of Dead, Fire Joker and Reactoonz. Vikings Go Berzerk by Yggdrasil is also popular with players. This quick overview pleases and the casino lobby does not seem overloaded.

Maneki: Another casino offer from N1 Interactive

I had already mentioned it several times in my Maneki review that Maneki Casino was an offer from N1 Interactive Ltd. is. The company's portfolio now includes seven casinos, such as N1 Casino, Spinia Casino and EUSlot Casino.

Maneki Casino only went online in 2019, making it one of the newest offerings from N1 Interactive. Like many other casino providers, Maneki's technology is state-of-the-art.

Company Profile: Has N1 Interactive Ltd. experience in business?

Finding information about the operator turned out to be a real challenge as my Maneki Casino experience has shown. At a certain point, I wasn't at all sure if this company even existed, as there is no official online address, no ownership notices, and no human resources or financial records either. In short, it appears that N1 Interactive Ltd. unknown.

But in the end it's not up to that, because there is some information that I was able to find out.

Competent & friendly support 24/7

When it comes to a good casino experience, quality customer support is an essential part. Players often deposit large amounts of money and want to be sure that if problems and questions arise, someone will be there to help them. This requires a support team that is readily accessible and makes customers feel like they are getting the assistance they need.

In this regard, Maneki Casino does a good job. The support staff is available 24/7, via email (support@manekicasino.com), contact form and live chat. However, it should be noted here that the 24/7 support is only available in English. I could not find any references to German support. When I asked in the chat, I received the answer that a German message via e-mail is possible and that the German support employee can be reached from 20:00 UTC.

Of course I checked this in the Maneki Casino test and was satisfied. The live chat reacts quickly, friendly and competently. Responses via e-mail also came within a few hours. My Maneki Casino experiences here have been excellent.

Is fraud or rip-off to be expected? – Security & Licenses

Online gambling involves real money and therefore customers must be able to rely on the provider being classified as safe, reputable and trustworthy. The important indicator that it is a serious offer is the presence of a valid gambling license. This should preferably come from Malta or Gibraltar. In the case of Maneki Casino, there is a valuable EU license from the Malta Gaming Authority. This gaming license is linked to particularly strict conditions that the provider must meet in advance and also during gaming operations.

The online casino is also subjected to regular controls, in which the random number generators are checked and the theoretically calculated RTPs are also achieved or adhered to. In this regard, I have no doubts about the seriousness of Maneki Casino.

The use of the latest encryption technology also speaks for the trustworthiness of the virtual arcade. These ensure that your personal data is protected from access by unauthorized third parties. I rate the provider's handling of the problematic gaming behavior as exemplary. The provider provides a few pages on the subject of responsible gaming and offers the option of setting deposit and loss limits.

Furthermore, the provider adheres to the Money Laundering Act, as I found out in my Maneki Casino test. This means that you have to prove your identity beyond any doubt before the first payout. This is a common practice and is by no means a harassment, but here the provider is only complying with the requirements of its license terms.

When it comes to bonus points, Maneki scores well

Since the Maneki Casino is a very young casino, there are logically no prizes or awards. But I like to express my praise here, because the portal has award-winning games ready for its players. Maneki also scores with the bonus offers for existing customers, in addition to its fair and lucrative bonus for new customers. Because here there are reload bonuses, weekend bonus offers and much more. In addition, tournaments are offered. Even the VIP program doesn't have to hide. From your first deposit you will be rewarded and, depending on your gaming or betting behavior, you will quickly reach the next level. Each level offers you special offers and benefits, although it would go beyond the scope of this article to go into them now.

Awards .
Awards .

1/3

promotions .
promotions .

3/3

Featured Games.
Featured Games.

2/2

loyalty program .
loyalty program .

1/1

additional offer .
additional offer .

1/1

bonus points .
bonus points .

7

I have only good things to say about the “Special Games” category in particular. On the one hand, it is about the live casino, in which the games from Evolution Gaming and NetEnt are represented. In addition, Maneki convinces with the "hot" games, which are currently the most played games. I couldn't find any other additional offers, although it is worth mentioning that it is possible to add Maneki to the desktop in order to get straight into the game with one click.

Conclusion: An excellent range of games & weaknesses in terms of transparency

Above all, the outstanding game portfolio of well over 3000 games knocked me off my chair during my Maneki test. For a new online casino, this is a more than impressive choice. In addition to top titles, you will find classics and each game comes from the best manufacturers on the market. This guarantees that there will be no boredom. It is a pity that the provider has decided not to communicate the payout percentages transparently. However, this is not an indication of fraud or rip-off.

I particularly liked the presentation of the portal. The design is appealing and is associated with a high level of user-friendliness. The mobile version is also convincing. Ultimately, MGA's valuable EU license ensures safe and fair gaming at all times. In summary, I can say that my Maneki Casino rating is very positive.

Major Strengths:

  • Outstanding range of games
  • Renowned providers
  • Top Live Casino

Minor strengths:

  • 24/7 Live Chat
  • Appealing design
  • Good range of promotions and actions

Major Weaknesses:

  • German support limited in time

Minor Weaknesses:

  • No telephone hotline
  • RTP is not shown transparently
  • Small FAQ area

The provider could certainly score better if he was transparent with the payout rates and showed which test laboratory checked the software with a test certificate. A slightly bigger weak point for me is the customer support. This is usually only available in English. That's exactly what reduces my positive impression, which the well-translated German page otherwise leaves behind. It would also be desirable for the FAQ area to be more extensive and not just limited to seven questions.

In my opinion, Maneki should improve as soon as possible with regard to the transparency of the test certificates and also in the area of German customer support. Only in this way will it be possible to establish oneself in the top list for German online casinos. But if you are not put off by the English support, you will find a perfect gaming experience at Maneki Casino - including an adrenaline rush.

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  • Very large range of games
  • Many developer studios
  • Fast customer support
  • Valid EU license from Malta

individual ratings

game offer
Prograss Bar
10/10
Bonus offer
Prograss Bar
9/10
Mobile App
Prograss Bar
9/10
Live Games
Prograss Bar
10/10
RTP%
Prograss Bar
7/10
Software
Prograss Bar
8/10
Customer service
Prograss Bar
7/10
Payments
Prograss Bar
8/10
safety
Prograss Bar
9/10
bonus points
Prograss Bar
7/10

Bet and Win Limits

The betting limits of the most important casino games (excluding live games):

payout ratio

The average RTP value is over 96% according to my analysis.

Restricted Access

Players from the following countries and their territories (“Restricted Countries”) are not allowed to play for real money: Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, Israel, France and its overseas territories, Italy, Russia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA. Further information can be found in the terms and conditions of the provider ('who can play' point 8).

Popular games of Maneki

Customer service

Customer support is quick to reach via live chat and contact form.

safety

The safety and fairness of the games are guaranteed by:

Gambling License

The gaming license, which is valid throughout Europe, was issued by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA).