Virgin Games Casino Review
Virgin Games is a great site that has bingo, slots and casino sections and is operated by a company called Nozee Limited, who use the Virgin Brand under license from Richard Branson’s multi-faceted company.
Nozee themselves are owned by Gamesys, a fine British gaming company owned and created by a mini-Richard Branson of the tech world called Noel Hayden. Hayden started Gamesys in 2001, taking over Virgin Games in 2013, and is worth around £70m, with the Gamesys group handling £4.1bn of wagers in 2012. Nozee is based in Gibraltar, hence Virgin Games operates under the license and regulation of the Government of Gibraltar.
Gamesys are actually primarily a technology company and so Virgin Games Casino operates on their own software. They also use some games from IGT and the casino is non-download, with all games available to play instantly in your browser.
Virgin Games Casino Welcome Offer
The welcome bonus here is a very generous 200% up to £200 meaning that if you deposit £100 you will get £200 free! Because the bonus operates across the entire site, including bingo, the wagering requirement is very low at just twice the bonus amount.
However, only bingo contributes 100% to this wagering. Slots count 5%, video poker 2.5%, certain games just 1.25% and blackjack and baccarat are excluded entirely. Whilst that may seem harsh, don’t forget, a wagering of two times the bonus is amazing compared to some which are 50 times or higher!
Virgin Games offer loads of extra goodies in terms of regular and ongoing promotions for existing customers. Their Daily Free Game means you can win a guaranteed prize of extra cash or free spins whilst Red Hot Play offers up to £50 cashback for playing the designated slot, with the funds added the next day! Red Hot Cashback offers a very similar 10% refund on losses up to £50 and with a host of other one-off promotions usually running there is plenty up for grabs.
Recent promotions have included the Great Virgin Giveaway, where play on slots qualified players for an amazing prize draw with £8,000 of Virgin vouchers up for grabs and a massive giveaway of V-Points. Check the site for the latest offers available right now!
V-Points are the way Virgin Games rewards its loyal and regular customers and you get points each time you play bingo or casino games. You only need 20 points to start cashing them in and I do mean “cashing” – you can swap them for cold hard cash or Flying Club Miles with Virgin Atlantic for the jetsetters amongst you!
Virgin Games Casino Features
Virgin Games is an excellent all-round site and a great choice for anyone who might like a little bit of bingo on the side because the bingo offering is great and the generous casino bonus can also be cleared by playing there. Because they are part of the Gamesys group you know you are dealing with a reliable, innovative company and that your safety is paramount, with no worries about personal or financial information or the fairness and randomness of the games.
The games themselves are superb, although the offering from Gamesys, even with a few extra from IGT is not as varied or as extensive as you will find at some rival casinos powered by the likes of Microgaming. That said, there is still plenty to go at, including some very juicy and lucrative progressive jackpot games (although jackpots tend to be lower than those offered by sites utilising the games of other software providers).
Their customer service is excellent and, befitting a company as innovative as Gamesys, the mobile site is very nicely designed (although as with the main site the selection of games doesn’t compare well with some others). All in all though, with a 200% bonus up to £200 and just two times wagering required, you can’t go wrong with Virgin Games.