Winner Casino Review

Winner Casino is an online casino established in 2009 using games created by Playtech and Net Entertainment. It is operated by Zirconium Gaming Limited and is registered under the jurisdiction of Antigua and Barbuda. Last updated: November 11, 2014.

usWinner Casino does not accept players from the United States.

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Review of Winner Casino

Winner Casino is a fairly utilitarian affair - dark and understated yet to the point without being overly flashy. Minimalist elegance is the aim, and the overall first impression is the feeling of encountering a casino that you seem to have seen before. Licensed in Antigua and Barbuda, and owned by a company operating out of Cyprus, Winner Casino is part of the Winner gambling brand that also operates a poker room that is part of the iPoker network.

Game Selection at Winner Casino

The 300+ games are powered by Playtech, a well respected name in the online gaming industry. There is a good selection of slots, card and table games, video poker, progressive jackpots, arcade games and Asian games. Highlights include the Marvel jackpot slot machines featuring well known comic characters such as Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Fantastic Four and Blade. Most of the games are available in both download and "instant play" (i.e. browser-based) form, so you have the freedom to choose whichever you prefer or your system supports.

The casino offers several huge progressive jackpots to players including the potential multi-million Euro blockbusters Beach Life and Gladiator. Indeed the latter of those two was won for a massive €2.3 million in October 2013 by a lucky Winner Casino customer. However the attraction of these jackpots is diminished severely by Winner's adoption of the common and horrible Playtech casino policy of restrciting the payouts of all major winnings, progressive jackpots included, to a monthly limit.

In addition to the software based casino games, Winner offers live games that are dealt from a casino floor set in a studio. The dealers are elegant and fit with the overall theme of the site. The live casino games on offer include live roulette, blackjack, and baccarat. And to back that up you can also play a selection of the games at Winner on your mobile phone or device while you are on the go.

Banking and Support Options

Winner Casino offers quite a broad array of deposit options compared to other online casinos. They accept most major credit and debit cards, Moneybookers, NETELLER, Ukash, Click2Pay, Instant Wire Transfer, Instadebit, WebMoney, myCitadelWallet, UseMyBank, and many others. In our testing we found withdrawals took 3-4 days to be paid, which is largely the result of the withdrawal pending for a few days before processing.

Our main issue with the withdrawal process is the all too familiar Playtech withdrawal limit of $/€/£9,000 per month, progressive jackpot wins included. Strangely there is one exception for players residing in the UK, who can withdraw up to £50,000 per month. UK players aside, with the Beach Life jackpot currently sitting at a tad over $4 million, by my maths that would mean you would be waiting at least 33 years to be paid in full if you won it. While it is true that if you aren't a progressive jackpot player or a high roller then this policy is unlikely to affect you, it is still disappointing to see such a policy when there are other "big name" Playtech casinos that do not apply these limits.

Winner Casino customer support is available 24/7 through email, phone, fax, and live text based chat. In our tests we found the support staff to be competent and helpful.

Conclusion

Winner Casino is a well presented Playtech operation, albeit with little to separate itself from the crowd. The games are great, the banking options are plentiful, the customer service is fine, and you have the added option of a poker room in the one shop. However the withdrawal timeframe and monthly limitation policy that includes progressive jackpot wins dents our enthusiasm for this casino.

Winner Casino Jackpots

These are the current progressive jackpots at Winner Casino as recorded by our casino jackpots tracker. Click a jackpot name to view detailed statistics, jackpot graphs, and win records.

Spamalot Holy Grail $2,766,610 €2,206,095 £1,764,267
Beach Life $2,606,297 €2,088,392 £1,680,151
Sweet Party $1,217,503 €980,967 £794,516
Gladiator $1,181,016 €941,742 £753,134
Gold Rally $923,688 €751,744 £616,208
Jackpot Darts $304,529 €258,026 £221,371
Marvel Ultimate Power $244,968 €195,338 £156,216
Funky Fruits $217,682 €183,710 £156,931
Magic Slots $169,537 €138,228 £113,549
Wall St Fever $160,039 €127,919 £102,600
Diamond Valley $143,187 €115,190 £93,122
Everybody's Jackpot $112,645 €89,823 £71,834
Progressive Blackjack $104,247 €93,257 £84,593
Progressive Baccarat $90,032 €81,922 £75,529
Winners Club Scratch Platinum $74,788 €53,818 £43,053
Cinerama $63,909 €54,000 £46,189
Esmeralda $58,570 €51,769 £46,407
Queen of the Pyramids $50,851 €42,574 £36,051
Stravaganza $38,339 €32,598 £28,072
SafeCracker $32,425 €31,934 £31,547
Megaball $24,445 €23,545 £22,835
Wild Viking $23,482 €20,751 £18,598
Fruit Mania $20,612 €16,689 £13,597
Dollar Ball $18,150 €16,499 £15,197
Marvel Super Power $9,121 €7,273 £5,816
Genie's Hi-Lo $7,038 €5,866 £4,941
Jacks or Better 10-line $5,610 €4,676 £3,940
Streak of Luck 40c $5,605 €4,469 £3,574
Major Pink Jackpot $3,849 €3,069 £2,454
Streak of Luck 10c $3,287 €2,621 £2,096
Spamalot Slightly Less $2,405 €1,918 £1,534
Streak of Luck 20c $2,346 €1,871 £1,496
Marvel Extra Power $1,576 €1,257 £1,005
Streak of Luck 4c $980 €781 £625
Megajacks $710 €630 £566
Minor Pink Jackpot $555 €443 £354
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gbmarch73
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Joined: 2 Mar 2013
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4 March 2013 - 9:30am
#1

AVOID*******************AVOID*******************AVOID*******************AVOID*******************AVOID*******************

dont even think about signing up for the welcome bonus. i depositied 250. then, after i successfully deposited, the deposit cscreen stayed up. thinking i didnt deposit correctly, i made another deposit. big mistake, now i have two 250 credits and their associated bonus. at this point, i have wagered around 40k. i still havent wageredd enough to get my own money back never mond the bonus. I WOULD RECOMMEND AVOIDING THIS CASINO. I EVEN WENT SO FAR AS TO SPEAK TO THEIR HELPDESK. ABSOLUTLEY USELESS, DIDN'T KNOW THE ANSWERS TO BASIC QUESTIONS, HAD TO WAIT FOR 5 MINUTES FOR AN ANSWER TO A SIMPLE QUESTION!! The 5 star rating is a complete red herring. their software is slow also on the flash player. lost count of the number of times ithe ball lands on my number, only for half a second later for it to roll next door., could understand it if it landed then bounced, but half a second FFS!! JUST INCASE YOU WERENT AWARE ON MY THOUGHTS

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5 March 2013 - 1:48pm
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march73 wrote:

The 5 star rating is a complete red herring.

I think you must have misread our review. We have them rated 3 out of 5 - i.e. decent but nothing spectacular. As we mention in the review there are several better Playtech casinos with exactly the same games, but without the restrictive withdrawal policies.

Next time if you do accidentally make a double deposit, contact the live support people immediately and explain what has happened and ask if you can withdraw the 2nd deposit before you start playing. Any decent casino should be understanding enough to allow you to do that.

Also it sounds to me like you are trying to play through a whole bonus on roulette. If you click the "More Info" link on the bonuses listed above on this page you will see that this casino (like most others) penalises you if you play roulette by only counting it at 25% of each dollar wagered. i.e. the wagering requirements quadruple if you only play roulette. Make sure you check this sort of thing before you claim a bonus in future. As a general rule of thumb, if you're a roulette player you probably won't ever want to claim a bonus because all casinos jack the wagering requirements way up on roulette. They do this to discourage players from exploiting bonuses by placing bets covering every possible outcome, and in order to make it difficult to profit unless you have an exceptional winning streak.

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bybelaff
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Location: Belarus
Joined: 13 Feb 2012
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Rated this casino
40
4 January 2014 - 6:35pm
#3

Hello. Winner casino makes me feel very different feelings. From one side, i know they are not so bad, and pretty average casino. Also their a long time in this business, and should have some reputation. But some of my friends, and some users on other russian forums many times see problems with them and casinos in their group(winner group). I heard few stories, when they ask to user send an notorized docs via regular post to their adress, and they even do not want to compensate all fees(imagine lawyer to notorize your docs + post sending, and its probably already your money that u win). So i do not respect this casino at all, and i made only 1 deposit to each casino in their group, does not win, but i am not care about this.
Support: Support across their network is nothing bad.
Withdrawals: 4 days pending period. Big time, not test my self, and probably i am happy that they do not make me wait 4 days my money.
Software: Cant complain, in this case everything very nice.
I am givin them two stars. Pretty bad casino in my opinion, and there is on casinolisting many playtech casinos which much more better.

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bypohgo
Bronze PlayerBronze Player
Location: Minsk
Joined: 11 Mar 2014
Posts: 214
Thanks given: 11
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Rated this casino
60
13 March 2014 - 1:36pm
#4

Hi, i hope you will enjoy my review of winner casino. This casino is powered by playtech , and this is not the best playtech casino to play. I am never had problems with them, but sometimes if they asking notorized documents which should be sent with regular post, and this is of course big headache. I made at winner casino couple of deposits, expecially when send out to me bonuses, and get few withdrawals, never had problems with them. But if you take no deposit from any casino from this group, take note, they can ask from you this thing, and most likely you will never receive winnings. So not best place to get no deposits, be carefull please. But probably they do this just from russian countries players, because yeah, we have a lot of abusers and no deposit hunters... I do not know, but not the best place for playtech games, try bet365 better, this place is amazing and much more better. But if you brave enough, you can get a shot to winner casino. Thats all that i want to say, and i will not judge their support or withdrawals, because i just did not want, this is not very nice place, and i did not honor it for their stupid requests of stupid things.

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bgAleswin
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Joined: 16 Jun 2014
Posts: 296
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Rated this casino
100
15 July 2014 - 3:34pm
#5

Winner casino it is one more casino that use games from amazing playtech and this casino was one of the best for me and i played at this casino lot of times and have only positive and good experience. First of all great thing is that it is possible to download casino games on computer and just enjoy with it. I speak with live chat lot of times and every time in different time of the day and even on weekends live chat worked good for me and i was able to speak with agent this agents was always professional and good for me. Bonuses is good in this casino and i received email with some offer quite often also casino has nice comp points system as often player in this casino i get rate of 70 comp points = 1$ and it is really great rate and also casino usually have games of the month that give you two times much more comp points. Verify take only few hours but payout take a bit longer something like 3 - 5 days to get payed on my moneybookers now it is skrill. I have only good and positive things to say about winner casino and i miss this brand a bit.

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kzAstanaKZ
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Location: near Astana, capital city
Joined: 18 Aug 2014
Posts: 258
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Rated this casino
80
6 September 2014 - 10:16am
#6

Winner casino is one of the most popular online casino at KZ, we have many players from this online casino, and also representative of this casino at forum. I tried this casino many times, and many my friends too. I will list pluses and minuses, but please take note that i did not know anyone who ever have troubles with this casino.
+ Software. It was only playtech when i start playing, but now there is much more games. Instant play games did not lag at all, and download PT application working very well too, i did not remember any bad experience with it.
+ Customer support. Live chat is awesome, and can be reached by application or by website, i never tried any other customer support options, and can not judge it, but live chat working 24/7, and most likely you will not need to phone somewhere, or send email.
+ Bonuses and promotions. Very good bonuses, and sometimes interesting promotions(but very rare, usually just 2x comp points for the whole month at selected games).
+ Withdrawals. My withdrawals rare take than more 3 working days, and for playtech casino it is good speed of payout. It can be faster for really vip players.
Final mark.
Very decent playtech online casino.

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zatarynchristiane
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Location: Johannesburg , South Africa
Joined: 20 Jul 2013
Posts: 15
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Rated this casino
80
29 September 2014 - 8:09pm
#7

Playtech casinos are my favorite in general. Winner casino has many pros. Firstly it has one of the least minimum deposit amounts needed which is awesome. They also offer deposit bonuses and very often they give free bonuses if u play there. Marvel games are my best. A problem I have at the moment is getting into the bingo site, but I do know that they are busy doing site updates and integration. I haven't been able to play bingo for about a month now. I normally play every day as they offer free bingo for one hour. If you win you need to wager the bonus then you can play it as real money. Great !!!!

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nlNumb48
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Joined: 30 Sep 2014
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Rated this casino
60
27 October 2014 - 3:55pm
#8

Winner casino it is playtech software online casino, and software was not long installed at my personal computer, reasons is very simple here - withdrawals should be paid on my skrill account much more faster, sure i did not want to wait about 4-6 days to get paid. My first withdrawal was 6 days, second 4 days, and both times it is too long and also both times withdrawal was reversibale, and you know my problems with it, i can easilly cancel withdrwal and quickly lost everything, i am pretty sure that it is not something that i would like to happen. Also at this casino there is not so many bonus offers, and not so many promotions, it is strange for playtech because usually casinos with this software offers much more bonuses and promotions. Everything else is quite good, but like i said i did not want to wait so much time to get paid on skrill account, this is very very long and bad. But for players who did not ill like me and who did not reverse withdrawals probably it can be good place with everything happen good, but i am fold here due to my own problems.

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gbDazwald
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Joined: 11 Nov 2014
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Rated this casino
20
11 November 2014 - 2:01am
#9

Do not be fooled by the bonus offer's. Lost a total of £5000 and cashback offer was £8 I questioned this and after a week of pressing got answers that amounted to complete rubbish and obviously they made up there own rules. Note the terms and conditions on all bonuses are very unclear.

Steer well clear.

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