Vegas Mobile Casino Verdict
ProgressPlay online casinos are normally pretty good when it comes to the variety of games on offer. However, the lack of site-exclusive games and offers and high wagering requirements are the main disadvantages. And, because Vegas Mobile Casino doesn’t offer the standard live chat facility and fails to portray a strong brand image, it only scores 69% overall in our review, which leaves it hovering at the higher end of our 3-star rating.
Design & Usability
As ProgressPlay casinos go, Vegas Mobile Casino could be more visually exciting with its design – the lack of images makes it look too basic – but on mobile devices, it looks far more appealing due to the smaller screen size. The brand’s logo is also rather basic, although it does the job of conveying its Vegas-inspired theme by placing coloured dice and neon lights around the site name.
Navigating around is a straightforward process thanks to the main menu bar which lets you move between the homepage, the different game types, the promotions, the jackpot games, and the VIP page. Plus, to the right of the menu, there are clear links for players to log-in or sign-up.
There’s only one feature of the side that some people may find off-putting, and that’s a sub-section of the games area which is for “Pink Casino Games”. Vegas Mobile Casino isn’t the only casino to advertise such games, but by trying to make itself appear more female-friendly, the site may make some women feel patronised, not just by the name but by the typically “girly” slots and lack of action games that it includes.
Software & Gameplay
The site runs on software from ProgressPlay, which is known for its excellent mobile compatibility, as well as its multi-vendor platform which allows you to enjoy games from brands like NetEnt, Thunderkick, NextGen, Amaya, Quickspin, and Microgaming. You can view the lobby by several different categories, as well as search for particular titles.
Safety & Security
Vegas Mobile Casino is regulated and licensed by the Malta Gaming Authority and the UK Gambling Commission. The site uses the latest encryption technology (from Thawte) to keep your data safe, and utilises random number generator software to ensure fair play.
Payments & Withdrawals
You can use any of the following payment methods: MasterCard, Maestro, Visa, Visa Delta, Visa Debit, Visa Electron, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, Switch, Solo, Pay by Phone, Neteller, Skrill, Sofort, iDEAL, Giropay, Qiwi, Trustly, Paysafecard, Webmoney, Instadebit, Euteller, and Fast Bank Transfer.
The minimum deposit amount is £10 to £20 depending on your chosen payment method while the minimum withdrawal amount is £20. Withdrawals appear as pending for three days before they are processed, so it can take several working days to receive your funds.
Although the majority of ProgressPlay casinos (such as Glimmer and Dazzle Casino) offer live support, Vegas Mobile Casino does not. You can only contact the customer service team via email or online contact form, so with the combined absence of live chat and telephone, there’s no way of getting hold of a support agent instantly.
Bonuses & Promotions
Vegas Mobile Casino features the standard promotions that are used across the ProgressPlay casino network, which includes the welcome package. The package gives you a 100% bonus of up to £200 and an undisclosed number of free spins on your first deposit of £10 or above, followed by a 25% bonus of up to £300 on your second deposit, and a 50% bonus of up to £500 on your third deposit. Although the thought of claiming up to £1,000 in free funds is highly tempting, the prospect of having to wager through your total bonus amount fifty times is less so.
It would be good to see some site-exclusive offers introduced, although the standard networked promotions do seem to cover most of the required bases, including redeposit bonuses, cashback offers on live dealer games, happy hours, prize draws, tournaments, and free spins.
You have to scroll to the very bottom of the Mobile page to find any information regarding device compatibility, but it’s good to see that all of the site’s games can be “easily played on the smartphone of your choice”. Access via Android or iOS mobile handsets and tablets is also mentioned, and as stated, it only requires an internet connection (and not a mobile app) to be able to access the games.
Variety & Originality
The key advantage of playing at a ProgressPlay site such as Vegas Mobile Casino is that almost every title that appears in the desktop lobby can be enjoyed on smartphones and tablets without any loss of quality.
There are a multitude of popular and newly released slots, including Cosmic Crystals, Paint, Cherry Blast, Ted, Rainbow Riches, Game of Thrones, Starburst, and Valhalla, which you can play in either real-money or demo mode. Alongside these, there are progressive jackpot slots such as Divine Fortune, Stellar Jackpots with Dolphin Gold, Top Cat, and Tunzamunni.
The scratch cards section is home to Keno, Germinator, Pick ‘n’ Switch, Irish Eyes 2 Scratch, Emperor’s Garden Scratch as well as several others. And, under Casino Games, you’ll find everything from Louisiana Double Poker, Jacks or Better, Royal Roulette, Triple Pocket Hold’em Poker, and Six Shooter to Live Blackjack, Sizzling Hot Roulette, Live Multi-Player Baccarat, and Sharp Shooter.
Loyalty & Rewards
Like all ProgressPlay online casinos, Vegas Mobile has a VIP Room where all funded players can earn points by placing real-money wagers on games. As you ascend the five VIP levels, you unlock better benefits such as birthday presents, VIP customer support, personalised gifts, anniversary bonuses, and a dedicated account manager. Every £16 spent earns you one VIP point, so if you want to make it to the middle VIP tier (Gold), you’ll need to spend at least £16,000.