We use cookies to analyse traffic and for ad measurement purposes, including for personalizing ads. More Info

igb-logo
Deal Or No Deal The Big Draw - A New Live Game

Deal Or No Deal The Big Draw - A New Live Game


Sue Dawson

What Is Deal Or No Deal The Big Draw?

Deal Or No Deal The Big Draw is an exciting new game by Playtech which you’ll find in the live casino area at Playtech powered bingo and casino sites.  Not to be confused with the similarly named Evolution game, it’s a bingo influenced version of Deal or No Deal with a live host and an optional side game that is even more like bingo.

With most bingo games, once you’ve bought your ticket the game unfolds automatically and there’s little scope for interaction; one of the reasons for the enduring appeal of the Deal Or No Deal bingo games is that they do include some interaction, both for the winner (who has to decide whether or not to take the Banker’s Offer) and for the rest of the players (who have the opportunity to cast votes to help the winner decide).

Deal Or No Deal The Big Draw involves quite a bit more player interaction than that, as there’s decisions to be made about extra stakes at various points as well as about whether and when to accept the Banker’s Offer.

How To Play Deal Or No Deal The Big Draw

To participate in a round of Deal Or No Deal The Big Draw, the first step is to buy your ticket, choosing a stake level from 10p to £50 .  The ticket consists of 15 numbered cases, each containing one of the 16 amounts of cash (stake multiples ranging from 0.1 to 20) displayed at the sides of the play area.  The 16th case is yours – you’ll get the opportunity to open it later if you eliminate enough cases to qualify for the Banker’s offer.

DOND The Big Draw Ticket Purchase

You’ll then have the opportunity to add to your stake in either or both of these ways:

  1. Boost the prizes.   Each boost is priced at the same level as the main draw ticket.  Choose one of the 16 prizes to be boosted and open one of the 5 cases to see whether the amount that gets added is 5x, 10x, 30x, 50x or 100x stake.  You can boost as many prizes as you like in the time while you’re waiting for the game to start (around a minute, plus any time remaining in the previous game if you didn’t participate or didn’t play to the end).
  2. Buy cards for the Mini Draw side game.   This is a bingo style game played on 3×3 cards with the aim of completing horizontal, vertical and/or diagonal lines.  You can buy 4,8,12 or 20 cards with the same available stake levels per card as in the main draw (10p – £50) and you don’t have to pick the same card price as your main draw ticket price. Prizes range from 2x card price for one line up to 1000x card price for full house.

Once the game starts, the initial draw takes place using a lottery style machine containing 60 numbered balls.  20 balls are released to start with and as they tumble down the tube, any cases with corresponding numbers are opened and the amounts revealed are marked off as the host does live bingo calls.  If you bought cards for the Mini Draw the numbers are marked off there too and you’ll be credited with any wins.

Deal Or No Deal Big Draw Machine

To win anything in the main draw you must qualify for the Banker’s offer by opening 7 or more cases to move along the track in the bottom right hand corner of the play area. The more cases you open, the bigger the prize multiplier gets, up to a maximum of 25x for opening all 15 cases.

If you’ve opened enough cases as a result of the first 20 calls to reach the Banker’s Offer space on the track, you’ll be presented with the Banker’s Offer and three alternatives:

  1. Deal – take the offer (which ends the round for you)
  2. No Deal – open your own case instead and collect the prize inside (again this ends the round for you)
  3. Extra Balls – pay to release another 5 balls in the hope of opening more cases (the amount you pay varies and is consonant with the game’s RTP)

If you don’t choose any of them (and you only have 15 seconds to choose, so pay attention) you’ll be awarded No Deal – the contents of your own case.

If you haven’t opened enough cases to qualify for the Banker’s Offer, the only choice available is Extra Balls and if you don’t choose it within the 15 seconds the game round ends for you.

DOND Extra Balls

Extra Balls can be chosen up to 3 times (unless you’ve already opened all 15 cases, of course) bringing the total number of balls released up to 35 of 60.  Extra Balls apply to the main draw ticket only, not the Mini Draw.

After all 35 balls have been released the Banker’s Final Offer is made to anyone still in the game who qualifies.  Again, there are three alternatives:

  1. Deal – take the offer
  2. No Deal – open your own case and collect the prize inside
  3. Switch Case – if you haven’t opened all the cases on your ticket, choose one of the remaining ones instead of your own case and collect the prize inside

Our Verdict

In our opinion Deal Or No Deal The Big Draw is a great addition to the DOND canon.

  • It’s an absorbing game with lots going on.
  • The RTP of 95.28% for the main game and 95.38% for the Mini Draw  is way, way better than any regular bingo game.
  • We also like the way that the balance between the Deal Or No Deal part of the game and the bingo part of the game can be fine tuned by changing the number of cards you buy for the Mini Draw and the stake level relative to the main draw ticket.
  • As far as entertainment value for money goes, that’s a lot of entertainment for just 10p if you go for the lowest stakes.  Although it costs extra to buy cards for the Mini Draw and/or to buy Extra Balls, the amounts involved aren’t huge; be aware, though, that if you boost some of the prizes that will have an effect on the cost of Extra Balls as well as on the overall size of your stake.

 

Where To Play Deal Or No Deal The Big Draw

  • * New Casino customers only. £10 Minimum transfer and stake. £10 Minimum stakes within 7 days. Minimum 5 game rounds. Game restrictions apply. Maximum 50 Free Spins on selected games, credited within 48 hours of qualifying. Free Spins expire after 7 days. E-Wallet & Prepaid Card restrictions apply. SMS validation may be required. Full T&Cs apply. *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad

  • * Until 31/03/21. New customers only. Deposit & spend £10 on Bingo to receive £50 Bingo Bonus & 50 Free Spins (selected slots only 20p per spin). Free Spins must be accepted within 48 hours, winnings have 30x wagering which must be wagered within this time. Bingo Bonus has 4x Wagering, bonus must be accepted & wagered within 7 days. 1 new player offer only. Deposits made with Neteller/Skrill/PayPal/Envoy are not valid for this promotion. Full T&Cs apply BeGambleAware.org. Please play responsibly. *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad

  • * Deposit offer: New customers only. Deposit & spend £5 on bingo tickets (Bingo Millions variants excluded), get £15 bingo bonus and 50 bonus spins. Bonus spins can only be used on LuckyU slot at Buzzbingo.com. 1 spin = 5p (5 lines x 1p). Bonus is non withdrawable. Payment restrictions and T&Cs apply. Christmas Spinner: Promo runs daily 00:01-23:59 (BST) from 2nd Nov midday – 3rd Jan 2021 23:59. Wheel not available Mondays 00:01-11:59. Press “spin” on the game to play. Top weekly prize £3000 “Tech Bundle”. Max 1 play per customer per day. Winnings from bonuses paid as cash. £5 min. withdrawal on winnings. T&Cs apply. *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad

  • * First depositors only. Deposit & Stake £20 on Midnight Wilds slot game: Get 110 Bonus Spins on Midnight Wilds slot at 5p (5 lines x 1p) per spin. Jackpot cannot be won when using free spins. Customers will also be eligible for existing standard sign up bonuses if they stake an additional £10 on Bingo, see T&Cs for details. £5 min. withdrawal on winnings. T&Cs apply. 18+ BeGambleAware.org. Please play responsibly. *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad

 


Leave a Reply

10
Notifications

*New members only, must opt in. Min £10 deposit & wager. 30 day expiry from deposit.18+. Free Spins: on Double Bubble. 1p coin size, max lines. Bingo: Advertised ticket value based on £1 tickets. Game availability & restrictions apply.

*First-time depositors only (UK exc NI, 18+). Min deposit £10. Max offer £30 Bingo Bonus, 20 Free Spins [game of our choice] & 150 Free Bingo Tickets [£50 Daily Treat]. Bingo Bonus & Bingo Tickets (granted in bingo bonus) winnings must be wagered 4x. Bingo Tickets expire after 7 days. Free Spins [FS] winnings are credited as bonus funds with 40x wagering. Slots Bonus winnings, if applicable, will be capped at £100 + original bonus amount. FS winnings cap: £2.00. Wagering contribution varies by game. FS expire after 7 days. Promo code: LEAFY. We reserve the right to deny promotional offers based on abusive bonus activity across sites operated by the Company. Deposit balance available for withdrawal at any time (UK only). General withdrawal restrictions & full T&Cs apply. Valid until 31/12/2021.

*New players only making their first deposit. Min deposit £10 using promo code: BINGO. Max £30 Bingo Bonus (5x wagering on dep + bonus, 4x conversion) + 40 Spins on Starburst (40x wagering, 4 x Conversion). Free Room available for 7 days from the day after your first wager of at least £1 on bingo. Max 6 tickets per game. Valid until further notice. Full T&Cs apply.

**18+, BeGambleaware.org Minimum deposit £10, maximum bonus £20. You must wager your bonus 40x to make it withdrawable. Free Spins are credited on Starburst in batches of 10 over the next four working days and carry a 15x wagering requirement. Bonus will expire after 7 days of opt-in.

*New players only (UK, 18+). Valid until further notice. Min deposit £10. Max Bingo Bonus (BB) £50. BB WR:x4. 30 FS on selected games. FS term: 7 days. FS wins are granted in games bonus [GB] and capped at £2. GB is valid on selected games only.GB WR: x80. GB wins cap: £100 + bonus amount. WR vary by game. UK - deposit bonus is available for withdrawal at any time. Donation to charity: THL will match 20% of first deposit (up to £5) as a donation to NHS Charities Together. We reserve the right to deny bonuses based on abusive activities. Withdrawal restrictions and full T&Cs apply

*New players only. Min deposit £20, Max bonus £100. 50x WR, 100 Free Spins - 10 batches of 10 Free Spins Daily - No WR - Max Win £10 per batch. T&Cs Apply

*New players only. Valid once until further notice . Min deposit £10 for 200% Bingo Bonus [BB] up to £50 + 20 Free Spins [FS] on White Wizard Deluxe (valid for 3 days, wins cap: £3). FS wins granted in Games Bonus [GB] after all FS used. GB valid on selected games only. Wagering requirements [WR]: 4x (deposit + BB) & 85x(GB). WR vary by game. GB wins cap: £100 + initial bonus amount. UK: deposit balance can be withdrawn at any time. 18+. Withdrawal restrictions & Full T&C apply.

*Must claim during account registration, claim once only, valid 24hrs, bonus & winnings playable on all bingo games (excl. BOB and Britain’s Got Talent bingo), 4xWR, T&Cs apply 18+

*First-time depositors only (18+ UK Only - excluding players based in Northern Ireland). Min Deposit £10. Max Offer: 100% Bonus up to £25 Bonus Plus 25 Free Spins. Promo code: BAZAAR  Bonus winnings must be wagered 60x Games bonus winnings will be capped at £100+ original bonus amount. Free Spins are valid for 7 days. Free Spins winnings are credited as bonus funds with 40x wagering. Free Spins winnings are capped at £2.5. Wagering contribution varies by game. We reserve the right to deny bonuses based on abusive bonus activity across sites operated by the Company. Deposit balance is available for withdrawal at any time(UK only). Odds of winning vary between players depending on gaming and deposit activity.  General withdrawal restrictions & full T&Cs apply. Valid until 31/12/2021