VIKS Casino has only been on the market since 2016, making it one of the newcomers to the market for German-speaking customers. However, the company was founded by old hands in the industry and could quickly convince a solid customer base of itself. I took a closer look at the online casino and wrote a VIKS Casino review.[fcrp_review_sc room_id=”439″]
VIKS Casino – the first impression
At first glance I don’t like the VIKS Casino too much, which is also due to the fact that I have problems opening even the website. My Opera refuses steadfastly (well, here also the security setting is quite strict) and Firefox Mozilla seems a bit overwhelmed and almost crashes. Only in a second attempt do I manage to access the casino’s website. Here I also learn when I want to start a slot that Chrome is the preferred browser for the VIKS Casino, even if many games work without it.
It would be nice if the company would welcome me directly in German, but apparently VIKS Casino does not use a geotracker to automatically adjust the voice output. However, with two simple clicks in the top right corner of the online casino, anyone can easily change this setting.
However, I do like the fact that the online casino uses a rather unspectacular and, above all, not so colorful design. Many online casinos prefer bright colors and flashing displays. The VIKS Casino is pleasantly reserved here. Of course, this looks a little different after logging in. Now the whole website is quite colourful due to the slot logos, even if VIKS Casino still relies on grey, black, beige and yellow for the colouring of the elements that fall under its own responsibility.
How to register at VIKS Casino?
The registration in the VIKS Casino worked perfectly for me. I simply clicked on “register” in the left frame. A form opens in which I had to enter the following data:
- First name
- Last name
- date of birth
- Registration code (optional)
cell phone number
The various steps are imaginatively overwritten on the right. “Become a Viking”, “Gates of Asgard” and “Finally Valhalla”. In order to actually log in, however, I must first click on a confirmation link that the VIKS Casino sends me by e-mail. Then I am logged in directly and can start transferring money. Unfortunately, there is no play money mode in VIKS.
What games does VIKS Casino offer?
VIKS Casino focuses on slots and offers customers the opportunity to play both Novoline slot machines and NetEnt slot machines. But I do miss a little more variety. Of course there are also table games, but poker games and blackjack predominate here, while roulette is, in my opinion, a little too short. Many poker fans will also miss the opportunity to play against real human opponents. At least I feel like I prefer this option to random generators.
Live Casino is also missing in the VIKS Casino. The online casino relies exclusively on slots and does not offer bingo or skill games. However, the selection is very good for all fans of the slot machines. At VIKS Casino I can try out any of the popular Novoline slots. Book of Ra, Book of Ra deluxe, Sizzling Hot, or Lord of the Ocean – of course all the classics are available. The range is complemented by the most popular slots from NetEnt and Microgaming. MegaFortune, MegaMoolah and other slots stand for the big winnings. However, there are also some slot machines, such as Gonzo’s Quest, that don’t require high stakes but still guarantee long game play. Of course it is also nice that VIKS Casino can offer its own category with “classic” slots, which many players still know from their beginnings.
All important information about the company
|Unternehmensinfo||Cyberplay Management Limited|
|Unternehmensadresse||9, Level 2, Britannia House, Old Bakery Street, Valletta, Malta|
|Kontakt E-Mail||über Kontaktformular|
|Lizenz||MGA/CL1/1265/2016, MGA/CL1/1385/2017, MGA/CL1/1387/2017, MGA/CL1/1386/2017|
|Live Chat||Ja, je nach Tageszeit verfügbar|
The bonus at VIKS Casino
The bonus at VIKS Casino looks very attractive to me at first glance. With the current promotion, I can receive a welcome bonus of up to 1,000 euros – but I would have to pay 1,000 euros for it. I would never invest that much money in online casinos, so the amount of the bonus is probably more interesting for other players. With a minimum deposit of 25 Euro to also receive 25 Euro bonus, the VIKS bonus is also suitable for players like me who prefer to invest less money with new providers despite the tempting bonus.
However, I find it somewhat annoying that you have to enter the VIKS bonus code W1000DE when making a deposit in order to actually use the bonus. Also, it cannot be used by players depositing with Skrill and Neteller. Unfortunately, I notice another limitation when studying the terms and conditions: The maximum winnings that can be made with the bonus are double the bonus – i.e. double the deposit. However, the bonus amount and the deposit must still be wagered 30 times.
This means that VIKS Casino definitely offers one of the toughest sales conditions I have come across recently. If I imagine that I manage to win a really high prize at VIKS Casino of all places and then cannot cash out the prize because the bonus conditions do not allow this, I think it makes more sense not to enter the VIKS bonus code in the first place and not to claim the bonus. The advantage of the bonus is no longer that great.
Are there bonus offer for existing customers?
Of course, VIKS Casino knows that customers should be enticed away from online casinos in all corners and ends with attractive welcome bonuses. Most online casinos try to counter this by rewarding their existing customers with bonuses and promoting loyalty through cashback programs, for example. Although the VIKS Casino does not yet have a loyalty programme, it does have special bonuses on offer at the weekend:
- Free Play Friday with 35 free spins on a deposit of 25 Euro
Sexy Saturdays with 100% deposit bonus between 20 and 100 Euro
Sunday fun with 10% cash back
Of course, customers also need to be aware of the sales conditions for these bonuses, which are similar to those for the welcome bonus. I am also not entirely happy with the clause that management has the last word in disputes. After all, the bonus is a good way to prolong the fun, but players should also expect this bonus. VIKS Casino limits the potential benefits that players can gain from these promotions to a relatively small extent.
Is the VIKS Casino legit?
VIKS Casino is headquartered and licensed by the Malta Gaming Authority. The Malta Gaming Authority has Cyberplay Management Limited, which operates the games of Greentube, NetEnt and Microgaming. The license is intended to ensure that investors can be sure that the VIKS Casino behaves legit and is fair to its customers.
In some places, however, the VIKS Casino could be even more professional. When registering, it does not inform about data protection and the imprint is only displayed at the bottom of the website and has no separate subpage in which all important data can be called up. In addition, it is always nice when a provider tells more about himself and in the best case even introduces employees and those responsible.
The information policy is also inadequate on many points. The FAQs, for example, are a minor disaster, and before a player makes a deposit, they don’t know what payout fees are due. The terms and conditions only refer to the FAQ, which in turn refer to a subpage with the payment methods. If I click on “Withdraw” without making a deposit, I will only be notified that I did not deposit enough money. I think that the VIKS Casino has to do much more here. In any case, I would like to be informed before making a deposit how much the payout will cost.
VIKS Casino with appDeposits and withdrawals at VIKS Casino
VIKS Casino offers more than enough methods of payment for deposits and withdrawals. Customers currently have access to the following payment methods:
- Skrill 1-Tap
The payment providers in bold are also suitable as payment methods. Deposits are possible with all providers from an amount of 20 Euro. For most of them, the deposit is limited to a maximum of 5,000 euros. An exception is the Paysafecard, which allows a maximum of 200 euros. There are no deposit fees for any of the payment methods. Customers wishing to deposit with Skrill or Neteller must ensure that they are not eligible for the Welcome Bonus. Deposits will be credited immediately.
There are also maximum limits for disbursements. If a customer can achieve more than 25,000 Euro total profit, this is paid out in weekly installments in the amount of 10,000 Euro. Players over 2,300 euros must also prove their identity. This is necessary due to the anti-money laundering guidelines. The total amount of the payments is decisive.
What we like at VIKS Casino
VIKS Casino has many strengths. Advantages of the VIKS Casino are:
- Slots of three different industry sizes
- Novoline (Greentube), Microgaming and NetEnt slots available
- Website mobile usable
- Voice design and theme
- License from Malta
- VIKS is PayPal Casino
- Many payment methods
- Special bonus programs for existing customers
VIKS Casino is therefore particularly suitable for players who want to use the slot machines of these three software developers under one roof.
The Weaknesses of the VIKS Casino
The VIKS Casino also has some weaknesses. In my opinion, these include:
- No LiveCasino
- Restricted selection of table games
- not all information available
- No native app
profit from bonus capped, despite hard sales conditions
So for the makers of VIKS Casino there are still some things to improve.
VIKS Casino is currently aimed primarily at slot machine fans. Players get access to the best slots of the three top developers, which means lots of fun. Depositing is very easy thanks to numerous payment methods such as PayPal. In addition, welcome and existing customers can benefit from bonus programs, which, however, are not fully recommendable. Unfortunately, the online casino is currently only suitable for players who only want to use slot machines. Live casino, poker against human opponents, sports betting, skill games or other types of gambling are currently not offered. In many cases, the VIKS Casino must also provide users with better information.