LVbet Casino Review

Quick Facts


Launched: 2016
Software: NetEnt, Microgaming and Thunderkick
Welcome Bonus: up to £800/€1,000 in bonuses and 1,000 Free Spins
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A 2016 entry to the online gaming scene, LVbet Casino was launched by a young Malta-based iGaming company Fairload Ltd. Their aim was to provide a fresh perspective and implement customer-first approach while offering a wide variety of casino games and sports betting services. Their Sportsbook covers major sports tournaments around the world, and the casino part of LVbet operations features both top industry developers as well as rarely seen gems.

The Casino speaks 8 languages and delivers its services through a smart-looking website with dark grey background which makes the beautiful slider visuals stand out. Same distinctive design is applied across the site, and top and bottom menus provide links to just about every relevant section making navigation simple and effortless.

Software & Game Selection

Software

NetEnt, Microgaming and Thunderkick

LVbet features an interesting collection of 500+ casino games playable instantly online. What makes the mix interesting is the list of contributing developers. You’ve got the omnipresent NetEnt, Microgaming and Thunderkick to start with, less frequently seen Bally Wulff and Merkur, and truly rare Turkish Wazdan, Asian software house UC8, and London-based BF Games.

The first three providers are naturally represented by their most popular titles, but also newer releases such as NetEnt’s Jungle Spirit and Butterfly Staxx, Jurassic Park and Castle Builder II from Microgaming, and Luchadora and Flame Busters by Thunderkick. Bally’s Magic Book and Chrystal Ball, and Merkur’s Dragon’s Treasure and 221 Baker Street are some of the other games you might like. When it comes to less familiar developers, we’d recommend you to try Wazdan’s Captain Shark and Night Club 81, Greedy Servants and Slotsaurus from UC8, and Mad Men Nuclear War by BF Games. Progressives section is relatively small but does offer Mega Moolah, Major Millions and Divine Fortune with tempting jackpots.

Collection of 60+ table games includes French, American and European Roulette, several Blackjack and Baccarat variants, and quite a few Poker games. All can be played for free as demo versions but you will have to open an account and sign in first.

The Casino’s mobile site looks just as good and provides exactly the same functionalities as the desktop version. What’s more, it gives access to almost 400 games, which is plenty enough to keep you occupied even when spending the entire day outdoors.

Promotions

Advertised as “the best casino welcome package”, offer made available to new members consists of up to £800/€1,000 in bonuses and a staggering number of 1,000 Free Spins. The first 100% match up to £160/€200 plus 200 spins on Starburst will be yours to claim as soon as you execute the initial deposit of €10 or more. Make the second deposit and you’ll be offered 50% up to £160/€200 and 200 free spins on Aloha!, followed by 25% up to £400/€500 and 500 spins on Joker Pro, and finally 200% up to £80/€100 plus 100 spins playable on Wild Wild West. Truly generous, no question about it. How about the attached play-through requirements?

List of Ongoing Offers

  • 1st Deposit 100% bonus match up to £160/€200 plus 200 free spins on Starburst
  • 2nd Deposit 50% up to £160/€200 and 200 free spins on Aloha!
  • 3rd Deposit 25% up to £400/€500 and 500 spins on Joker Pro
  • 4th Deposit 200% up to £80/€100 plus 100 spins on Wild Wild West

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The deposit and bonus amounts have to be wagered at least 30 times (on slots) before requesting a withdrawal, which is pretty standard. Additional piece of good news is the above bonuses are not stackable, meaning you can choose to claim the first one, skip the second, and still collect the third.

The Casino also features a Comp Point scheme and awards LV Points for real money bets. Points are generated based on a percentage system (rating achieved while playing the game), which determines the number of points earned for every €1 wagered. Each batch of 100 can be redeemed for €1 of wager-free cash, and you’ll be happy to know that accumulated points never expire.

LV Wheel is the Casino’s own version of the wheel of fortune and every spin wins you a prize – either a bonus, reload, free spins, cash or LV Points. The wheel gets activated by opening any of the featured slots, but in order to get to spin it, you’ll need to unlock a level by filling the LV Wheel power bar. Each of your real money wagers helps fill the bar, and the more you bet, the quicker it fills up. There are 30 levels to go through, with up to €300,000 in bonus money, €3,000 in cash, 150,000 LV Points, and 3,000 free spins. Watch out, though! You’ve got only 1 month to reach the top level as on the 1st of each month levels get reset.

There’s plenty more going on here, including mid-week, weekend and weekly tournaments awarding bonuses and free spins to top performers, Game of the Week doubling the reward on LV Wheel, raffles, weekly deposit bonuses and free spins.

Banking

Banking Options

Visa, MasterCard, Skrill, Neteller, Moneta, Sofort, Giropay, Trustly, iDeal, Euteller, Sporopay, Paysafecard, Zimpler, Bank Transfer

The operator will allow you to deposit between €10 and €5,000 via Credit or Debit Cards (Visa, MasterCard), E-wallets (Skrill, Neteller, Moneta), Instant Banking (Sofort, Giropay, Trustly, iDeal, Euteller, Sporopay), Paysafecard or Zimpler mobile payment. Good many of these, with the addition of Bank Transfer, are also available for making withdrawals. While minimum cash out limit stands at reasonable €20, the most you’ll be able to collect is €5,000 per day. All withdrawal requests will be processed within 24 hours.

License

Company Info

Operating with licenses issued by Malta Gaming Authority
Operated by Fairload Ltd

LVBet is licensed and regulated by the Malta Gaming Authority. For those who are not that familiar with various licensing bodies, let us mention that Malta was the first country to regulate online gambling, features strict regulations, and provides Player Support Channel for gamers to file potential complaints.
Industry-standard SSL encryption algorithms are used to secure your financial information and all other sensitive data transferred over the Internet. All LVbet games use an RNG approved by the Swedish National Laboratory of Forensic Science and Canadian Technical Systems Testing, so you can be sure they’re 100% fair.

Contact Info & Social Activity

Professional and knowledgeable support team will answer any of your questions via live chat, email or phone in one of the four languages. They’re available every day of the week from 9:00 to 22:00 (GMT+1) for customers speaking English, German or Polish, and Monday – Friday from 9:00 to 17:00 for Russian players. Social networks are additional communication channels one can use, either by messaging the Casino on Facebook or tweeting.

Before you use one of the available direct contact options, browse through the content provided on the website; chances are it will answer most, if not all of your questions.

Verdict

Even if relatively young, LVbet performs well pretty much across the board. Licenses and certificates the Casino works with, combined with open style of communication and plenty of information provided from the start, goes a long way in building trust. The attractive website is very easy to use, large games library is stocked by an interesting mix of developers, and an unusually generous welcome package guaranteed to keep bringing new members in. Having said that, we wouldn’t mind seeing games catalogue expand to include live dealer games, and the support team should be made available 24/7.