Online Gambling

Vegas Casino Online

Vegas Casino Online is one of the older online casinos still operating in cyberspace having opened its virtual doors in 1999. Today is continues to serve players the world over and is particular popular with US players who are still accepted at this casino. Operated out of Cyprus, this is a trusted casino that works hard to keep players happy.

Software and Games:

Vegas Casino Online brands itself with the strap line “Vegas anytime” and indeed a player should be able to get some action on pretty much any game they want regardless of the time or day. The Real Time Gaming team (who power the software this casino uses) have worked hard to give players a decent game mix and players should find a nice selection of card games, Video Poker machines as well as a wealth of slot games to play on.

Vegas Casino Online attempts to appeal to all players regardless of their budget with a standard bet range at Blackjack of $1 - £250. This is pretty much on par with many other online casinos. Similarly slot machines can be played from just pennies and this highlights one of the great things about playing online – you don’t need to bet big to be allowed to sit at the tables or machines!

Of course, although players can bet for just pennies this doesn’t mean they cannot win big – many of the slot machines have ever-growing random jackpots and true progressive machines such as Aztec Riches can be hit for huge sums of money. At the time of playing this machine alone had a jackpot standing at over $1.2m!

Although this review focuses heavily on the download version of the casino, a ‘lite’ browser-based casino is also available for both PC and Mac users.

Game Presentation:

Game quality at Vegas Casino Online is good and the team have worked hard on making play time here as fun as possible. As such, players can expect sharp graphics, animations and background sound effects to bring that buzz of Vegas to their own computer screens. The software isn’t quite the best we’ve seen online but is fun nevertheless and card players in particular will love the fast paced action this casino has to offer.

A nice touch at Vegas Casino Online is that many of the play options are user configurable. As such, things like the sound effects and the game speed can all be set according to a player’s preference. That’s definitely a neat thing to us!

Game interfaces are easy to control which each screen showing a player’s balance along with the buttons needed to interact with a game. Similarly, the menu-based lobby makes it easy to navigate through the 100+ games on offer here. The design guys have clearly thought hard about how to make this casino as user-friendly as possible.

Cash, Deposits and Withdrawals:

Any casino wants to make it easy for players to deposit money and at Vegas Casino Online this is no exception. As such, players will find a host of deposit options available to them including the usual mix of cards and eWallets such as MoneyBookers and NeTeller. Deposit minimums start at just $5.

When it comes to withdrawals these are generally paid by eWallet or check although other options may be available from time to time. Payout speed is pretty quick with the accounts team generally processing withdrawals within 24-48 hours of a player request. A nice thing here is that eWallets in particular have a minimum withdrawal amount of just $5 or $10.

As with many RTG-powered casino, players may well need to send in ID documentation here before an initial withdrawal will be processed. This is a one-time activity and is implemented as part of player security protocols.

Bonuses and Terms and Conditions:

A 125% first match bonus is offered to entice new players to join giving a player up to $125 in free chips. High rollers can also choose an alternative bonus offering $100 match (100%) and then a further 25% on anything deposited over an initial $100. So $1000 would give $100 + $225. eWallet deposits also attract a further 15% match. All in all, players can get a pretty hefty starting balance with this set of promotions! Unfortunately the downside of this free money is the wagering requirements. Slot games require a 40x deposit + bonus turnover and other games require a 50 or even 100x wagering amount. This is very high and means players should think very carefully before taking up these offers.

A word or warning too – the terms and conditions do state those outside of the US or Canada may have to wager double the standard amounts due to incidence of fraud. This is a big negative for us and we’d strongly advise players to check with support before taking up any free money offer.

Regular players here are able to earn comps on their play plus a weekly $1000 award pot is spread amongst regular players. However, given the terms of this casino (and the general lack of on-going bonuses) this casino clearly isn’t one that’s too keen on giving out ‘money for nothing’.

Customer Support:

24/7 support is offered via email, live chat and telephone (for US and Canadian residents). More toll free international numbers would be nice but the live chat is a good feature and we’ve never had problems getting help when we’ve needed it at this casino.

Other Comments and Summary:

Vegas Casino Online is well run and offers players a nice selection of games. We think the bonus terms are a little iffy but for those that just like depositing and playing this casino could be a good choice with good cash processing and responsive support. For US players in particular it’s good to know a long-established casino is still willing to let them play. All in all, this casino is definitely a fair bet for those that are interested.

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