Top Online Casinos 2019 and First Gambling Sites in Switzerland
Gambling websites attract users by their availability and a wide choice of entertainment activities to any liking. However, only the most trusted online casinos that provide customers with the highest quality services become truly successful. What platforms are some of the top ones this year?
The online gambling market is growing together with the development of new technologies. New gambling products not only attract users but also encourage the increase in the number of online casinos. The competition is growing in the industry and the most successful platforms are those with high functionality, excellent quality of service, transparency of operation, and good bonuses.
The main evaluation criteria of online casinos are:
eye-catching design and user-friendly interface;
efficiency and competency of customer support service;
support of different currencies and payment systems;
qualitative and reliable gaming software;
live dealer games.
Here are the six best online casinos that attract many users from different countries.
Founded in 2014, the online casino holds the license of Curacao. It uses the software of world-renown companies such as Microgaming, NetEnt, Betsoft, Ainsworth, Amatic, Evolution, Igrosoft. It supports several languages and offers different payment methods including cryptocurrency. The website has a very comfortable and simple mobile version.
It actively develops the bonus system (for example, it offers 100% welcome bonus), loyal customers get points for placed bets. Every day the online casino offers themed tournaments, the access to which is granted in exchange for loyalty points.
The minimal deposit amount is $10 and the player can deposit using Visa, MasterCard, WebMoney, Qiwi, Yandex, Skrill, and Neteller.
Riobet supports principles of responsible gambling. The age limit for players is 18 years. Players from over 20 countries are restricted from the registration including the USA, Turkey, Australia, Germany, Hong Kong, and Israel. The casino is oriented towards players from Eastern Europe.
Founded in 2014, the online casino uses the software of several famous companies including Microgaming, NetEnt, Playson, Quickspin. The registration process is simple and quick, and players can sign in using the social media account. The casino offers customers different games from card games to video slots with complex and impressive graphics as well as live games in real time, sports betting.
The platform supports 13 languages and belongs to the jurisdiction of Curacao. It offers over 20 payment methods and accepts cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin, Ether, Ripple, Litecoin).
The casino incentivizes players with bonuses for registration and playing, runs tournaments, and increases customer loyalty by assigning special statuses, for example, VIP, Gold, or Platinum.
Underage users are not allowed to play. Restricted countries are Germany, Spain, France, the UK, Hungary, Italy, Portugal, Turkey, Ukraine, the USA.
Founded in 2017, the online casino operates under the Curacao license. This relatively new casino has quickly gained popularity thanks to the simple registration process and a very attractive bonus system. It supports mobile versions for tablets and smartphones. The casino uses the software of NetEnt, Microgaming (Quickfire), EGT, Amatic, and other well-known suppliers.
The casino supports several currencies, provides a possibility to deposit and withdraw money using WebMoney, Qiwi, Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, Yandex, Skrill, Neteller, Payeer.
The loyalty program embraces registration and deposit bonuses as well as gifts on birthdays and other holidays. At the stage of registration, the casino offers players to choose from three beneficial bonus packages. In case losses exceed €200, the player receives 10% cashback at the beginning of every month.
Restricted countries are the US, Spain, the UK, France, and Italy. Only players older than 18 years old can play at the casino, and the verification is required.
Casino-X was founded in 2012 and acquired the license in Curacao. The online casino offers 1200+ all possible games from card simulators to live dealer games. It uses the software of Microgaming based in the UK.
Players can access the casino through social media accounts and can play using smartphones. The platform supports several languages and allows using different payment methods including Visa.
It offers a 200% bonus on top of the first deposit, 100% bonus on the second deposit, registration bonuses. Casino-X regularly runs contests, tournaments, and lotteries, and offers weekly 10% cashback.
Restrictions: players aged 18 or older, the withdrawal range from $10 to $100,000 per month. Restricted countries are Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Spain, France, the UK, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Turkey, Ukraine, the USA, and the Republic of South Africa.
The online casino was set up in 1997 but managed to gain customer trust only in 2016. Currently, the casino stands out for ultimate transparency and fair play, received many positive feedbacks from real players. 888 is an online platform that includes a casino, a poker room, a betting shop, and lotteries. It operates in Gibraltar and the UK.
The casino offers games of its own production, 100+ slots, live roulette, poker, blackjack, a wide assortment of live dealer games. The website was translated into many different languages and supports a mobile version.
The bonus program is standard. It implies $30 for registration and a 200% bonus on the first deposit of up to $1,500. Loyal players receive monthly cashbacks. The casino supports 33 payment methods including PayPal.
Restricted countries are Gibraltar, Israel, the USA, and Turkey. Games are available for adults only and verification is required in order to withdraw money.
Frank Casino holds the Curacao license and offers software produced by well-known suppliers including Microgaming, NetEnt, Yggdrasil, and NYX. The platform allows playing popular slots, the latest video games, video poker, bingo, keno, lotteries. Players can try their luck even without registration for the start; the website has a mobile version.
The casino organizes tournaments, offers slots with progressive jackpot, a possibility to play with live dealers. Registered users participate in the loyalty program that includes free spins for deposits, a possibility to double loyalty points and receive regular cashbacks.
The website supports several languages and accepts money using such payment systems as Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, Yandex.Money, WebMoney, Alfa-Click, Skrill, Moneta.Ru, Qiwi, EcoPayz.
Restricted countries are Germany, Spain, France, the UK, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Turkey, Ukraine, and the USA.
The first four online casinos in Switzerland
Regulators of Switzerland officially approved the operation of four online gambling platforms in Switzerland in March this year. They are:
To start activities in the online gambling market, companies have to obtain a permit for using online casino software. Regulators will take the decision regarding the software at the end of June, so the launch of four official online casinos is expected in Switzerland in the middle of this summer.
Grand Casino Baden will offer online games under the brand JackPots.ch – previously it was a free platform and it already has 15,000 registered users. Grand Casino Luzern will offer a number of slots and card games including live roulette streamed from the land-based casino in real time. Casino Pfäffikon has signed an agreement with the gaming technology giant Playtech in order to launch its online casino.
There are 21 land-based casinos in Switzerland and each of them can submit an application and acquire an online casino license.