Sportingbet Live Casino
Sportingbet is a publicly owned online gaming operator, created back in 1997 in Britain by Mark Blandford. It started as a sports book initially, but today they offer players a live dealer casino, a software casino, a sports book, a poker room and a games section too. They are currently famous and renowned for their sponsorship of Wolverhampton and Leeds United football clubs.
Live dealer gaming
The live dealer experience will definitely have you hooked, as once you have tried it, you’ll never look back. You have the choice of three excellent live casino games - blackjack, roulette or baccarat - and all at a varying range of betting limits. When you decide what game you wish to play, you then select the limit you want to play at; this is usually defined as a minimum and maximum bet per hand. Once you join the table, you will see the live video streamed directly to your computer, and then you’ll hear the friendly welcome greeting from the croupier via the high quality audio stream too.
To start the game, you simply place your bets and the dealer will begin. If you are playing blackjack, you may find yourself being presented with an options box, asking you to hit or stand for example. This is very easy and straightforward, and usually just involves a couple of mouse clicks. The dealer receives a notification of your decision and acts upon it; hopefully this goes in your favour and you win.
Now, as with a bricks and mortar casino, you can see and hear the dealer, and usually you would chat to them as well. Well, you can do that here also. Simply open up the inbuilt chat facility, and you can easily chat to the dealer and your fellow players too.
Sportingbet’s live casino has a bonus which is a particular favourite of ours, a true ‘Low Risk Winner’ actually. Quite simply, you sign up and play a £10 stake on any live casino games, if you win, then you get to keep it all. However, if you lose, you get a £10 refund, so it acts as insurance essentially for your first £10 of play. In order to ensure you receive this, you must press the “opt in” button after you have signed up, and this must be done before you begin playing.
This type of bonus is great in many ways. Firstly, it allows you to try out the live dealer experience, knowing that your first ten pound is safe, should you lose for any reason. The other great perk is that you can play and try and win with your first ten pound, and if you’re not successful you get it back, with no wager requirement required at all. Now that is what we like to call, a Low Risk Winner.
No matter what method you prefer to use at Sportingbet, they’ve got you covered. They will accept all major credit and debit cards, such as Visa, MasterCard and Maestro. Or if you want to use an online wallet, such as Skrill (Moneybookers), Neteller or Ukash, you can. They also accept click2buy too.
If you have any problems during your game, these can usually be resolved by talking to the dealer or pit boss. However, if they can’t resolve your query, then you can get in touch with Sportingbet’s support staff, either by telephone or email, and live chat too. However, the live chat isn’t always available twenty four hours a day, so email or phone is usually the best option.