If you're a keen UK online casino player, and especially if your favourite game is roulette, SuperCasino is a super choice for you! Most likely, if you're a UK resident, the name SuperCasino doesn't even need an introduction because it is the world's longest running and most popular online casino that can also be accessed on TV. Every night, in fact, you can tune in to Channel 5, or every afternoon to Sky Channel 862, and turn your living room into a virtual casino.
SuperCasino was founded in 2005. The fact that it is still going strong after this much time is a testament to it being a reputable, fairly run operation as much as it is to its games offering a level of realism rarely duplicated by online casinos.
SuperCasino is owned and operated by Netplay TV Group, Ltd. which is a subsidiary of the company Netplay TV Pic, listed on the London Stock Exchange. The casino is powered by state-of-the-art software from Playtech and licensed and regulated by the Alderney Gambling Commission, an organization with a reputation for holding to very high standards.
SuperCasino cannot be downloaded. It is available instead as an instant play flash casino, meaning that you are not necessarily tied to your own computer; you can play on any browser. At many online casinos, when you opt for the speed and convenience of the flash version vs. the downloaded version, there is a tradeoff. You not only get fewer games, but the quality of the graphics is not as good. Neither problem occurs at SuperCasino. First, there is no downloaded version, so every single game is available in the flash casino. Secondly, the Playtech powered software is second to none in the superior graphics, sound quality, and animations. Especially if you play one of the live dealer games, it will be hard to tell the difference from being in a real brick and mortar casino.
You can also play the SuperCasino games, even live roulette, on your mobile device or iPhone app. Add to that the incomparable excitement of watching the live roulette game you are playing on TV. For the TV games, you can even phone in your bets, if you wish, instead of placing them online. Unfortunately, roulette lovers who live in the U.S. not only have no TV access to any of these games; they have no betting access to any of them either.
The name SuperCasino is somewhat of a misnomer because, compared to some other online casinos, it is certainly not supersize. You won't find anywhere near the number of games that some of the mega online casinos have to offer. But you really don't need 500 games to find something to play that suits you. At SuperCasino you have more 250 to choose from, including more than 100 slot games. Your slot choices include classic 3-reel slots, action-packed 5-reel video slots like Iron Man 2 and 3 and Fantastic Four, Marvel Slots featuring favourite movie and comic book characters, and progressive jackpot slots. SuperCasino also offers various other popular casino games like video poker, blackjack, baccarat, and craps. However, SuperCasino makes no secret of the fact that roulette is its forte.
At most online casinos, the Welcome Bonus offered to new players heavily favors slot players. Some bonuses don't even allow playing anything other than slots (and parlor games) to meet the wagering requirements for withdrawal; most aren't that restrictive on paper, but don't let the other games count for more than a small fraction of the 100% that slot play commands. So, in practice, the bonus is of little use except for slots. Occasionally, a casino will let American Roulette (the least favourite version with a double zero and 5.26% house edge) count 100%, but otherwise roulette typically counts for 25% or less. This reviewer has studied the bonus playthrough requirements at dozens of casinos and SuperCasino is the first to allow European Roulette with just a single zero and a 2.7% house edge (less than many slot games) as an alternative to slots counting 100%. This is great news for roulette lovers. You don't have to rely exclusively on slots to satisfy the casino's bonus related wagering requirements. You can play your favourite game, roulette, to your heart's content. Also, with all the different varieties of the game this casino offers, plus the live TV action, whatever the outcome, you are guaranteed to have a great time.
As if placing your bets and watching the wheel spin isn't already exciting, imagine the thrill of making use of the site's online streaming to play along to a presenter-led live TV show. You even get to hear some fascinating and possibly helpful commentary thrown in for good measure.
Or, if you prefer, you can play such games as Live Roulette Express and Double Up Roulette any time you wish in the form of auto-wheel games streamed live online 24/7. Other roulette options, besides the also available classic roulette, include 3D roulette and mini roulette (a board with only 13 numbers).
Roulette is not the only game you can play with a live dealer at SuperCasino. Blackjack and baccarat offer that option as well. You can also choose from several different varieties of blackjack, including UK Blackjack, Blackjack Surrender, Blackjack Switch, and 21 Duel Blackjack (using a community card).
Whatever your game of choice, any level of play is welcome. The table limits are $5 to $500 for blackjack and $1 to $500 for roulette and baccarat. Most players, both big and small, should find these betting ranges acceptable.
If you are new to online gambling or haven't played in a while, you can take advantage of the play for free option to test the waters. The casino also provides a few free casino game strategy guides which you might find helpful.
There is no indication of eCogra certification for SuperCasino. However, all of the games have been tested for fairness by another reputable firm, Technical Systems Testing. When playing the live games, it is reassuring, too, knowing that these games use trained dealers and croupiers and casino-certified equipment. This reviewer would still prefer to see actual verification of recently determined average payouts for all games combined reported on the website.
Deposits and Withdrawals
The choice of banking options, though not as great as at some online casinos, should still be sufficient for most players. Check with the casino directly to see if the method you will be using for deposit can also be used for withdrawal. The minimum deposit is $10 and the maximum per transaction is $3,000. The minimum withdrawal is also $10 and the maximum per transaction is $5,000.
Whatever method you select, the casino uses state-of-the-art encryption technology to ensure that all of your personal information and financial transactions are fully protected. This casino considers providing a safe and secure playing environment of paramount importance.
SuperCasino Bonus Up to £200
- First Deposit: 100% match bonus up to £200
Minimum deposit 10 GBP. Required playthrough for withdrawal: 25x bonus + deposit.
Virtually all reputable online casinos offer new customers a Welcome Bonus, and some of them, with all their intricacies and stipulations, get to be very complicated. The SuperCasino Welcome Bonus couldn't be simpler-100% match of your first deposit up to 200 GBP. While it is not the biggest Welcome Bonus around by any means, when you do come across an offer of an enormous bonus from an online casino, there are usually enormous wagering requirements to go along with it.
The SuperCasino bonus has a playthrough requirement for withdrawal of 25x the bonus + deposit, and roulette as well as slots counts 100%. Most other games only count 5%, so this is in effect a bonus for slots or roulette only. Players are given 30 days to make the necessary wagers. All forms of roulette and roulette wagers are okay, with the exception of hedge bets.
If you have any questions about the bonus or any other casino related matter, Customer Support is available 24/7 to help you. You can access the service by live chat, phone, or email.
Every time you play you receive loyalty points, which once you accumulate enough of them, can be converted into cash. Unlike at some casinos, there are no further wagering requirements. The cash is yours to use however you like.
Some games are worth more points than others. However, playing the game of the week earns double points.
In addition, if your play warrants it, you receive an invitation to the 5 tiered VIP club. The 5 levels are Red, Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum. As you move up in level, your loyalty point conversion rate becomes faster. Some of the other benefits of VIP membership include extra bonuses and cashback, exclusive gifts, free play on one's birthday, and invitations to private roulette tournaments.
Each month the casino offers special promotions to Cardschat.com players. Since the offers keep changing, you will need to keep checking the website or your emails in order not to miss out.
In addition, every Wednesday and Saturday you can take part in no entry fee roulette tournaments. The prize is 100 GBP, winner take all. Check the casino website for times and details.