PartyCasino in a nutshell
The party has been going on for some time at PartyCasino – since 1997, in fact.
PartyCasino is part of the bwin.party group, which was formed in March 2011 by the merger of PartyGaming plc and Bwin Interactive Entertainment AG. The company’s most famous brand is Party Poker, which was the world’s premier online poker room until it pulled out of the American market in 2006. PartyCasino’s new platform is perfectly optimised for mobile play, and there’s a tasty free spins offer to get you started.
So, is PartyCasino still worth gate-crashing, or have all the booze, nibbles and interesting guests long dried up? Read on to find out …
What’s the look and feel of PartyCasino?
If you’re familiar with the world of online gambling then you’ll know that Party Poker has had a sleek makeover since it was re-launched. Whilst PartyCasino has been optimised for mobile, the website’s colour scheme is a little dull. It’s no Casino Room on the design front.
What games are available at PartyCasino?
As always the emphasis at this casino is on slots, and there are more than 150 of them, not including “classic” slots. Most of them are pretty mundane, but there are some top titles such as Irish Eyes, Cleopatra and Da Vinci Diamonds. Surprisingly, only six of the slots are available to play on mobile. There are another 17 slots available to play with progressive jackpots.
If you prefer table games, then you’re going to have to be a fan of roulette and blackjack as aside from baccarat, craps and ‘Texas Hold’em Bonus Poker’, that’s all there is. if you prefer live casino fun, then there’s blackjack, roulette and casino hold’em to keep you entertained.
There are nine versions of video poker and a few other games including keno.
The casino has mobile versions for both iOS and Android devices.
Games at the site originate from a number of different sources: PartyGaming, Electracade, Cryptologic (WagerLogic), Evolution Gaming, Betsoft and IGT (WagerWorks). That means more than enough titles to keep anyone happy, with only NetEnt and Microgaming missing from the upper echelons of gambling companies.
What promotions are available at PartyCasino?
PartyCasino welcomes UK players with an exclusive free spins bonus. Make a deposit – of at least £10 – to claim 120 free spins on super-popular slot Starburst. You have 7 days to use your free spins before they expire and any winnings you make have 10x wagering requirements attached.
Deposits made using Neteller or Skrill do not qualify for this bonus and players must remember to use the bonus code WELCOMEBONUS when making their deposit in order to unlock the free spins.
18+. New Depositors only. UK residents only. Spins expire in 7 days. See terms for play-through requirements. Minimum deposit £10.
PartyCasino runs a VIP scheme via ‘PartyPoints’, and you obtain between one and forty party points per $200 you wager depending on the particular game you are playing. There are five levels of the VIP scheme to rise through, but the top level – Palladium Elite – is by invitation only.
There’s no problem in funding your account at PartyCasino. Visa and MasterCard are supported, as you’d expect, as well as plenty of alternative funding solutions such as Skrill, Neteller and PayPal.
Withdrawals can be made via Visa, Skrill, PayPal, Neteller, Ukash, ClickandBuy, Bank Wire Transfer or Cheque.
The final verdict
The party is definitely still rocking at PartyCasino, although it’s more of a retro party now than a happening event with a contemporary vibe. It’s tough to understand why the PartyCasino brand has been allowed to stagnate a little while big brother site PartyPoker looks all stylish in silver, orange and black.
There’s certainly enough here to keep you entertained, with decent slots from Betsoft and IGT and an inviting welcome package. All-in-all, you’d have to be something of a party pooper to give PartyCasino a thumbs down.