Casilando is a new online addition from a well-respected ownership group.
Between the casino and live casino, you’re looking at 500 different games from a
combined collective of software providers. The progressive jackpot section is
relatively large, and the mobile casino is impressive in both design and game
So, here’s the scoop about this four-star rating. It probably should be
higher as this is a good casino with a quality service provided. However, the
nondisclosure of banking information and the inability to receive that
information from customer service has prompted us to lower our rating in the
banking and customer service areas. Aside from those two things, this is a
well-respected ownership group that puts forth a well-designed site with a lot
of fun game options including some harder to find selections.
There is a broad range of slots and table games that will be very appealing
to most casino players. Video poker is limited, and there are also a few
specialty games but not many as they’re mainly scratch cards.
We’re giving low marks in this area simply for the fact that potential
customers have no idea what the financial program is with this site. There isn’t
a banking page or list of minimums, maximums, and turnaround times available for
review. We also have no idea if any fees are assessed for withdrawals or
We don’t think it’s necessarily a bad thing to have limited promotional
offerings but the 35 times rollover that applies to the welcome and reload
bonuses on both the deposits and withdrawals combined takes away from the reward
aspect of it as it’s hard to meet that high of a requirement.
On the one hand, you have a quick response and a polite agent. But, on the
other, the answer is vague. That’s what we experienced with the customer service
department, so we had to give a middle of the road rating in this category.
We like the mobile casino and may even enjoy the interaction with it more
than the full website. There are better search functions available in the
smaller format, and it’s easy to navigate and place bets on smartphones and
Overview of Casilando Casino
An Excellent Reputation Precedes
If you search for Imperium Network Solutions online, you’ll see some great
feedback posted. It’s a reputable company with a network of internet casinos.
The licensing is through
Curaçao as well as the
UK Gambling Commission and is held under Caddell Limited N.V.
Very Few Are Uninvited
Players from the United Kingdom seem to be targeted first and foremost, but
this is a global site for players with just a few noted exceptions below.
Financial methods like DotPay for Polish customers enable everyone, regardless
of location, to easily fund their betting account.
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A Bit of Financial Confusion
There isn’t a posted menu of financial options that players can use for
deposits and withdrawals. There are some logos at the bottom of the homepage so
you can figure out some of the alternatives, but specific turnaround times and
any fees that may be imposed are a mystery. There is a two-day internal
processing before the payout turnaround time begins and that extended timing
seems to be the one area of dissatisfaction from actual customers of this
We’re looking at the name Casilando with “kings and queens” in the logo, and
some of the verbiage particularly references the kingdom and its finest knights
and maidens, but that’s about the extent of the royal lineage here. It doesn’t
seem to make sense to have various cartoon type characters in the homepage
sliders when a royal portrayal is a goal. That’s not to say that this isn’t a
nice looking site and it is somewhat different with a bright lime green
accenting color that pops out at you. The text is easy to read, and the graphics
are top-notch, but the royal aspect isn’t really shining through clearly.
The Big Money Can Be Found Here
34 Progressive Jackpot games are housed in a dedicated area for players
looking for big money potential. We’re not just talking a few thousand here, as
these are substantial amounts that are up for grabs. Well-known Microgaming
slots like Mega Moolah, Major Millions, and its lower denomination Tunzamunni
are available as well as some other fun and different themed games like The
Naked Gun with a currently posted prize of over $840 thousand or Mega Fortune
sitting at over 2.4 million. 11 of these jackpot versions are also available in
the mobile casino including some of the millionaire-makers.
Bonuses & Promotions
As Casilando states in its About Us section, it focuses on a small number of
promotions with more value rather than inundate players with a huge list that
isn’t as appealing.
There is a welcome bonus, one reload bonus, and a seasonal promotion in
addition to the regular Loyalty program and on-going Refer a Friend program.
Let’s talk about the dreaded eight-letter word “rollover” as it applies to
both the bonus reward plus the deposit combined, and it’s 35 times which is not
necessarily unheard of with many online casinos, but it does lean toward the
high-end especially with the deposit factored in as well.
If you’re not entirely comfortable with how these bonus programs work, in the
case of this program, the welcome bonus is a 100% match. So, if you deposit £50
and you receive £50 in a matching award, you now have to take the £100 total and
play it through 35 times. If you play slots, they provide the most benefit
toward meeting these requirements as your full bet counts. Playing slots (and
not jackpot games), you would need to play £3,500 through before you can cash
out anything from your betting account.
Now, let’s take into consideration some other games. This service is a bit
more generous than some others in that it allows for that same 100% contribution
that slots provide on virtual scratch cards, super hi-lo, winners wheel, six
ball, and hi lo money spinner. But, if you play progressive jackpot slots, you
get no contribution at all, and table games come in at 10%, poker games at 5%,
and some other games listed in the promotional area apply 20% of wagering to the
It’s always best to really understand these types of offers before accepting
anything so that you don’t lose out on potential cashable winnings. However, if
you’re registering so you can play for as long as possible, these matching
offers can certainly help to extend the play time.
100% Welcome Bonus up to $300 Plus a Total of 100 Free Spins
We’ve just given you a glimpse at the conditions imposed on this welcome
package. The 100% bonus is subject to the 35 times play through, but we do need
to caution Neteller and Skrill users to make sure you don’t accept this gift by
mistake. Skrill and Neteller users are exempt from receiving it, and
casilando.com makes it clear that winnings will be confiscated if the bonus is
issued in error.
As far as the free spins, the first ten are unlocked after registration, and
upon the first deposit, you receive 90 more that can be played on Starburst,
Joker Pro, Pyramid: Quest for Immortality, Steam Tower, or Fruit Shop.
Just as the matching bonus reward has the 35 times wagering requirement, any
winnings from free spins also need to be played through 35 times as well, and
there is a cap on the overall amount you can receive from free spins depending
on the program and when you play.
Thursday Getaway Reload
While this is a very similar program to the welcome bonus, the matching
percentage is only 50% for this one, but you can claim up to $250 in rewards
cash. Additionally, this bonus comes with 20 free spins that are good for the
Aloha! Cluster Pays game only.
The Seasonal Promotion – Win Your Favourite Kit!
We always like when a site tries to be more unique and offers something
outside of the deposit match programs. With this particular offer, players who
deposit at least €20 during the promotional period can earn football draw
tickets for every €20 in cash wagering. Ten official kits are being given away
weekly but, there are a few other prizes up for grabs as active players
participating in this promotion can earn 50 free spins the day after they make a
deposit. Also, you’re a lucky kit winner, but you’re not really jazzed about
football, you can swap the prize for $100 in cash.
If you’ve ever placed a bet online before, we’re pretty sure you’re familiar
with loyalty points programs. All players are automatically opted in and earn
points directly based on wagering. So, you could say that your cash converts to
points and then you can eventually redeem those points back for cash. Loyalty
programs can come with all kinds of different perks as well like special
bonuses, random free spins issues, and other prizes up for grabs.
Refer a Friend
This is a simple flat fee program for any friend referrals that a currently
registered player makes. Many of these types of programs offer a percentage of
the friend’s first deposit, but Casilando’s gives a $10 bonus for each friend
regardless of what he or she transfers into a betting account.
How Will You Get Money Into Your Player Account?
Honestly, that’s a good question to ask because, for whatever reason, this
casino likes to keep their banking a secret. You won’t find a banking or deposit
menu item where you can peruse your options. You will see some logos at the
bottom of the homepage but, in our experience, those aren’t always accurate.
We’ve seen many casinos include a Bitcoin logo without any Bitcoin payment
option in their cashier area.
We did contact one of the casino’s customer service agents through the live
chat service for some information, and we do have to say that, although he was
pleasant, the information provided was still rather vague.
What we did find out is that the minimum deposit is €20 and the minimum
withdrawal is €30. For payouts, there is a two-day internal processing period
and then up to five days for a wire transfer.
That’s all of the information we were able to obtain. We asked about fees and
didn’t receive a response, so we would advise anyone thinking of registering a
player account to contact customer service with the exact method of payment to
be used and then try to get all of the details based on your location and
Here are the payment methods listed at the bottom of the homepage:
OchaPay is a prepaid payment method based
out of the United Kingdom. It’s an e-money voucher that keeps a bank
account and card details private.
DotPay is a Polish payment method that
facilitates online bank transfers and allows for web and app one-click mobile
Again, there may be fees that accompany deposits or withdrawals, but they
aren’t posted on the site for users that aren’t already registered as active
It’s outstanding collection of slot and table games from
a collective of gaming software providers, so you’re not tied down to just one
type of slot or table game. You get a different flavor depending on the games
you choose. The table games are also diverse enough although there are multiple
tables available for the same game. Video poker is the one area that could use
some more variety and quantity. The poker variations are basic, and there aren’t
that many of them.
Audio and video quality:
The quality is there but we almost like the
mobile experience better than the full site.
We’ll segue right from the quality into the 325 game
mobile casino that presents even better than the full version. There is a slight
lag time in the loading of the games, but we can easily overlook that as the
site is well designed and well stocked. On the mobile version, you can also
search for titles based on software provider whereas we couldn’t locate that
option on the regular website.
Amaya, Aristocrat, Big Time Gaming, Blueprint,
Elk Studios, Evolution Gaming, Foxium, Leander, Lightning,
Merkur, Microgaming, NetEnt, NYX, Rabcat, Thunderkick, WHG
Slots: 430 (297 on mobile)
The slots are more modern video-type versions with a lot of popular,
well-known titles. You’ll see from the software list, though, that some boutique
companies shake things up with some lesser-known versions that make it fun for
slot players who want to try out something new.
Game of Thrones
Lara Croft Tomb Raider
Jack Hammer 2 Fishy Business
Dead or Alive
Jack and the Beanstalk
Casper’s Mystery Mirror
King Kong Cash
Hong Kong Tower
Jackpot Slots: 34 (11 on mobile)
The progressive area is one of the most impressive in this casino as many of
them are top paying versions. Yes, there are a few games that are currently
listed below 10K, but most provide for some very big prizes if you’re lucky
enough to get the right spin. The amounts we’ve noted will, obviously, change.
They’re the currently listed payouts at the time of this writing.
Mega Fortune: $2.4 million *
Divine Fortune: $73K *
The Naked Gun: $841K
Major Millions: $712K
Mega Moolah: $2.8 million *
Wu Xing: $841K *
Hall of Gods: $2.9 million
Arabian Nights: $3 million
Apollo God of the Sun: $62K
* available on mobile as well
Video Poker: six
With such a nice selection of slots and table games, we were a bit
disappointed with the video poker section as it shows more than six titles, but
they’re duplicates that whittle down to just six different games.
Jacks or Better Poker
Jacks or Better Double Up
Aces and Eights
All American Double Up
Deuces Wild Double Up
Joker Wild Double Up
Scratch Cards: seven (seven on mobile)
Scratch on the website, scratch on mobile. This section is available in its
entirety in both formats.
Irish Eyes 2
The Snake Charmer
Bingo: two (one on mobile)
Virtual World Cup
There are plenty of tables, but some are duplicates of the same game.
Classic Blackjack Gold Series
Single Deck Blackjack (low and high)
Blackjack – various version
Double Xposure (low and high)
European Blackjack Gold Series
European Roulette Gold Series
French Roulette (low and high)
Mobile Casino Table Games Section: 20
The mobile casino is set up a bit different and doesn’t break out into
blackjack and roulette but, rather, it includes all table games and video poker
in one area.
Three Card Poker
European Roulette Gold Series
Classic Blackjack Gold Series
American Roulette Gold Series
Atlantic City Blackjack Gold Series
Aces and Eights
Ultimate Texas Hold ’em
Live Casino: 31 (seven on mobile)
There’s plenty of live dealer action for players who prefer some human
interaction when they sit down at a table. Different table limits are available
for most all of the games.
We do need to make a note of our customer service experience as it was
somewhat confusing. We contacted the casino using the live chat and, first of
all, it was answered immediately. The entire conversation was pleasant and the
agent extremely polite. However, our question about banking options was never
The reason we contacted customer service was to get all of the information on
banking options available to clients as there is no dedicated banking page
posted for potential players to review. That, in itself, is a bad service move.
You’re selling a service that 100% involves moving money in and out of a
player’s account so why wouldn’t you let your customers know how they can do
just that? It doesn’t make sense to us. It’s keeping part of the service a
Anyway, we wanted to get some answers to share with you but received some
vague responses. We were told that the minimum deposit is €20. Then, although we
never asked, we got a lot of information on bonuses, how to use them, and what
the withdrawal requirements are in conjunction with bonus rollovers.
OK. We didn’t ask, but it’s nice to receive some supplemental information.
So, after the multi-paragraph response, we thought that some details would
then be provided in answer to our original question, but that wasn’t the case.
We went back and asked about fees, and that issue was virtually ignored. We were
told that the withdrawal turnaround time was two days for internal processing
and then five days for wiring the money. There was no mention of other payout
methods or, once again, any fees or absence of them.
While customer service is speedy and polite, it’s not exactly efficient as we
still felt frustrated and confused after the interaction.
Despite our difficulty with the whole royal “king and queens” theme,
casilando.com is a nicely designed website that should appeal to both
recreational and more high rolling slot and table game players.
Slot players who specifically look for those big progressive payout games
will love the collection that’s hosted in the dedicated jackpots area as the
money is there and the diversity in games is also present.
The current jackpot amounts also scroll across the top of the homepage, so it
is exciting for players to see that slots can potentially pay out such
significant amounts of money.
The other gaming sections are also appealing as they combine some really
well-known titles with some other fun but harder to find games. The mix of both
is a win-win in our book.
Table games are plentiful, and the live dealer casino is a relatively good
size. We mentioned recreational and high roller players, and it’s apparent that
they’re both well accommodated in the table game area where there are both high
and low limit tables clearly marked.
As far as bonus programs go, you may disagree us here if you’re a match bonus
aficionado, but we like that there aren’t a ton of reload bonuses. Once a week
is more than enough to accommodate most people without going over the top with
too many things that just serve to confuse players with all kinds of different
wagering requirements. Streamlined is better and this casino does well with it.
The seasonal promotion with the football kit giveaway is a nice touch,
though. Players can have a better chance of winning through extended game play
rather than a deposit after deposit requirement for participation.
All in all, we like this casino and think that its central service is
top-notch. However, we have two main areas of concern being the nondisclosure of
their banking setup and customer service’s hesitation to go ahead and reveal
that information to potential players. This isn’t the first site to do this, but
we just don’t understand it. They’re selling a service, so they need to let
people know exactly what’s included in that service.
If you can track down the banking information that you need to get your new
player’s account funded and, hopefully, subsequently receive a payout, this
casino could be a winner. It’s well-designed and the selection of games,
especially progressive jackpot slots, is superior to many of its competitors.
The mobile casino is equally, if not more, impressive. It’s one of the better
ones for players on the go.
No. The US is one of the designated countries where residents are restricted
from registering and using the services. Denmark, France, Russia, Spain and a
small list of other locations are also exempt.
I’d like to use Skrill. What do I do about the welcome bonus exemption?
As we mentioned, Skrill and Neteller users can’t use the welcome bonus or
their winnings will be confiscated. When you register and when you make your
initial deposit, you must opt-out of bonus acceptance. If you can’t figure out
how to do that or want to make sure you won’t be penalized, be sure to contact
customer service before you finalize your transfer request.
How do I use the Live Casino?
The live casino shares the same player’s account as the main casino, so all
you have to do is click on live casino and select a table. You don’t need to
register a separate account or do anything different.
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Rating: 4 out of 5
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