Betway Casino was established by Betway Limited Casinos in 2005, and comes with a focus on sports and esports. Betway Casino is rare in its covering of these two popular betting areas. Few international websites cover sports bets, fewer still cover esports. Aside from these it also covers a great deal of other casino games, with a focus on pokies.
- Software system(s) used:
Betway casino exclusively uses the Microgaming software system.
- Restricted countries and license:
Use of Betway Casino is restricted in Australia, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Guam, Hungary, Iran, Israel, Mexico, Netherlands, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey, U.S. Minor Outlying Islands, , U.S. Virgin Islands and the United States.
This casino holds its license with the Malta Gaming Authority and the UK Gambling Commission.
The owners of this Casino, Direx N.V. Casinos, own a total of two online casinos which are currently in operation. These include Betway Casino and Hippodrome Online Casino.
Betway Casino is a casino that operates entirely from the webpage version. This is accessible after a user has signed up through the registration process. This can also be accessed through mobile devices.
- Forms of Deposit
Betway Casino accepts the following forms of deposit: AstroPay Card, Bank Wire Transfer, Boleto, Citadel Direct, ClickandBuy, Direct Bank Transfer, EPS, EZIPay, EcoPayz, Entropay, Euteller, GiroPay, Instant Banking, Lobanet, Maestro, MasterCard, Neosurf, Neteller, POLi, PayPal, Paysafe Card, Przelewy24, QIWI, Skrill, Sofortuberwaisung, Trustly, Ukash, Visa, Visa Electron, WebMoney, eKonto and i-Banq.
- Languages Supported
Betway Casino offers its service in Czech, Danish, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish.
As is standard with most online casinos – the focus here is pokies. On top of this Betway also has a great selection of jackpot games, card games, roulette, blackjack and live casino games, with an additional large section dedicated to esports and regular sports.
- In terms of jackpot games, Betway Casino has a great deal on offer, including the very popular Mega Moolah.
- Table games: This includes classics such as Roulette, Texas Hold'em and Caribbean Stud Poker.
- Live Casino games covering blackjack, roulette, 3 card poker and others
- Sports include American Football, Aussie Rules, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Betway Boosts, Boxing, Cricket, Cycling, Darts, Football, Gaelic Sports, Golf, Handball, Horse Racing, Ice Hockey, Motor Sport, Pool, Rugby League, Rugby Union, Snooker, Tennis, UFC, Volleyball and Winter Sports.
- Plus a great deal of miscellaneous other games.
Here we have the esports section. This is periodically updated as tournaments come and go.
The main Betway Casino games page.
Just a few of the many sports on offer.
There are a total of 9 live games available from this casino. These games include blackjack, roulette, baccarat, dream catchers, casino hold'em, 3 card poker, Caribbean stud poker and ultimate Texas hold'em.
Betway Casino comes with a live-chat service. This is available 24/7. It also comes with an email address for general enquiries, which can also be used via a form on their support page.
Aside from that, Betway offers a small help section detailing some basic questions which users might have.
Betway Casino also offers one of the more robust problem gambling sections of any casino website, which earns them some real points from our team.
Betway Casino Design and Usability
When looking at the design of Betway you can't help get the feeling that this one is enormous and very popular website. Many online casinos keep a simple design, but this is simply not possible with Betway. There is so much on offer here that the design does suffer for it, though not too badly. The website itself relies on the use of most black, blues and greys in order to cut down on some degree of the visual clutter. This is mostly successful. As with many other casinos there is a slight problem with rapidly cycling frames of animation becoming annoying, but this is also minor and is relegated to only the main pages.
When it comes to usability this is a website which is somewhere in the middle of the pack. While it generally is very well designed, given the amount of information it has to relay, some of the links are rather slow to respond. This is especially noticeable when the user switches between the different casino sections. While this can be slightly annoying we found that everything did, eventually, load without any issues.
There is no official phone app available from Betway Casino. It is, however, designed to run on most mobile devices. Simply visit the website from a mobile device to be forwarded to a mobile version of the website. While there are a few games which will be unavailable on mobile devices, most will run perfectly fine.
- Compatible Systems
Mobile devices capable of running HTML5 should work with this site just fine. Specifically this means somewhere in the area of:
- Apple iOS 7.0.X and above
- Android 3.X and above
- Windows Phone 7 and above
- Blackberry OS 10 and above.
It might also run on some devices older than the ones listed, though generally this is not recommended.
HOW TO REGISTER
Registration for this website is done in three parts. This form is accessed from the register button from the main website.
The first page has the user enter their basic account information.
The second page involves the user's personal details.
On the final page the user is asked to fill out some of their locational information.
- Withdrawal methods and times
Betway Casino offers the following forms of withdrawal: Bank Wire Transfer, Citadel Direct, ClickandBuy, EZIPay, EcoPayz, Entropay, Lobanet, Neteller, PayPal, QIWI, Skrill, Visa, Visa Debit, Visa Electron, iBanq and instaDebit
The fastest of these methods are through E-Wallets, with withdrawal time being around 24-48 hours. Following this comes credit cards at around 3-5 days and bank transfers with a 4-7 day wait. These are all on top of a 24-48 hour pending time. The withdrawal limit for Betway Casino appears unlisted.
The wagering requirements of Betway Casino sits at 50x on pokies, which is around average.
At the time of writing there are two active promotions from Betway Casino, in addition to the signup bonus, these are as follows:
For this bonus the player can end up with a total of $1000 bonus cash. This is offered in three tiers:
- 100% match on the first deposit, up to $250
- 25% match on the second deposit, up to $250
- 50% match on the third deposit, up to $500
Free Spins Bonus
These are given out for all accounts and be used now or stored for later use. As the games which are selected for this bonus change the player might choose to wait for a pokie with a better RTP.
Live Casino Bonus
Any users playing the live casino will earn double plus points. These give the player access to bonuses as the player levels up.
Our Experience and General Reviews
My experience with this casino has been mostly positive. The only real problem, which is a major problem when reviewing, is the slow speed at which many of the pages load.
General reviews of Betway Casino rate it very high. Most review sites place it around the 4-5 star range.
COMPARISON TO OTHER CASINOS
When it comes to games offered by this casino, Betway comes somewhere among the top of the pack. They have a huge amount of different games on offer. This ranges from the standard online casino games to sports and esports, which are rare offerings online.
The wagering requirements for the site are also decent, so its nice not having to waste time reaching them.
The bonuses from this casino are somewhat average, though at least these are changed often.
A point where this casino really stands out is in the problem gambling section. Betway have done a great job here, though the rest of the help system is not quite up to this high level.
General consensus on Betway Casino is that it has a great selection of games, and works quite well.
Popular gaming ranking site Askgamblers.com has it at 9.1/10, with casinolistings.com rating it at 9/10, vegasmaster.com giving it an 82% and wizardofodds.com giving it a 4.9/5.
A solid entry here in terms of Facebook social media, with Betway having just over 3,000 followers. On top of this they are great with updating their page and communicating with users, which is rare and fantastic.
Their twitter page completely blows their Facebook page out of the water. It also puts many of the other casino website social media pages to shame. With over 57k followers Betway do great here and, as you might be able to tell from the below image, they are often active in communicating and joking around with their users. Some of the best social media work we've ever seen from a casino site.
A great casino in most ways. In fact, when it comes down to it, there are only two areas where this casino is a little bit disappointing. The first is the lack of seasonal bonuses, though the signup bonus is still great. The second is the speed of the website itself. Other than this Betway has one of the greatest selection of games, sports and esports that we have ever seen. Combine this with many viable methods of deposit and withdrawal and a solid design and we have a very popular website which has earned everything it has achieved. Very much recommended, especially if you are patient.
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