UK Casino index

Welcome to my list of the best and worst UK online casinos. As a resident of the UK myself I put this list together through a combination of personal play and in-depth research into the terms and conditions and by looking across the board at all kinds of player reviews and complaints. I have played at every casino on the list and only the ones that I can personally vouch for have made the list. I've played at enough casinos in my time to sniff out a fraud and now that I've deposited at all of these casinos and withdrawn from some of them (not as many as I'd like) I now know they're trustworthy. The list contains all kinds of information that will give you a good idea about each casino's reputation at a glance, so it should act as a quick who's who for players looking for a UK online casino to play at. If you'd rather see my list of all casinos including those outside of the UK, click here.
Have a look below for the full list of online UK casinos.

UK Casinos

In 2014, the UK Gambling Commission made it compulsory for any online casino that wanted to advertise it's services to UK players to have a licence. All of the UK casinos featured on this list have a current UK Gambling Commission licence.

You will notice that a few of the online casinos listed here also choose the UK as their sole licensing jurisdiction while others have chosen to stick with their existing licensing jurisdiction and apply for a remote gambling licence from the UKGC. This normally just means the company has UK offices while many historically have located in "tax-efficient" jurisdictions!

The good news for players is that all UK casinos that are properly licenced are also regulated and in theory, that means a better experience for the player and a system of recourse if any issues arise. The reality is that this is still in it's infancy and has yet to be fully tested so while it's authenticity might be good, the reality may yet prove to be less satisfactory.

I have played at all the UK casinos that have been licenced (in fact, I have played at every group featured on our casino comparison lists, period!) and while I don't tend to comment too much on bonus restrictions, in ther areas it has to be said they are generally a cut above other casinos I have played. Of course, that is a generalisation and experiences differ but that's how I found it, anyway.

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Casino Land One Click Ltd Microgaming / Net Ent / Bally / Barcrest / Big Time Gaming / Elk / Inspired / NYX / Play'n GO / Scientific Games / Shuffle Master / WMS Yes Yes No Malta, UK 2015 6 hrs 24 hrs ± Yes N 800 ± Match 9.3 View Go »
Casumo Casino Casumo Ltd NetEnt/Microgaming/WMS/Bally/IGT/Novomatic No Yes Yes Malta 2012 N/A hrs 24 hrs Yes Yes 200 ± Free Spins 9.3 View Go »
Genting Genting Stanley Novo/Playtech/IGT Yes Yes Yes Alderney 24 hrs 24 hrs No No 1000 ± Match 9.3 View Go »
Kaboo Casino Betit Group Microgaming/Net Ent No Yes Yes Malta 2013 2 hrs 12 hrs Yes VIP 200 ± Match 9.3 View Go »
Thrills Betit Group Microgaming/IGT/Net Ent No Yes No Malta 2013 24 hrs 24 hrs ± No No 100 ± Match 9.2 View Go »
Dunder Casino MT SecureTrade Limited NetEnt/Microgaming/WMS/Bally/IGT No Yes Yes Malta 2012 24 hrs 48 hrs Yes No 200 ± Free Spins 9 View Go »
Leo Vegas LeoVegas Gaming Ltd Microgaming/WMS/Net Ent No Yes Yes Malta 2013 24 hrs 48 hrs ± No No 1500 ± Match 8.8 View Go »
BGO Casino Mandalay Holdings Ptech/WMS/IGT/Net Ent No Yes Yes Alderney 2011 24 hrs 48 hrs Yes Yes 200 ± Match 8.7 View Go »
Casino Room Ellmount Gaming Microgaming/Aristo/Net Ent No Yes Yes Malta 2005 0 hrs 48 hrs No No 500 ± Match 8.7 View Go »
Guts Casino MT SecureTrade Limited Microgaming/Aristo/Net Ent No Yes Yes Malta 2012 0 hrs 12 hrs Yes Yes 100 ± Match 8.7 View Go »
Royal Panda Royal Panda Ltd Microgaming/Net Ent No Yes Yes Malta 2014 5 hrs 12 hrs ± Yes Yes 100 ± Match 8.7 View Go »
BetBright Dedsert (Ireland) Limited Microgaming/Net Ent No Yes Yes UK 2015 0 hrs 24 hrs No N/A 250 ± Match 8.6 View Go »
BetVictor Victor Chandler IGT/Aristo/Novo/Microgaming No Yes Yes Gibraltar 2001 24 hrs 48 hrs Yes No 175 ± Playthru 8.6 View Go »
Everest Casino Betclic Everest Playtech Yes No Yes Malta 2014 12 hrs 24 hrs Yes No 200 ± Match 8.6 View Go »
Mr Green Mr Green Ltd Aristo/IGT/Net Ent/Microgaming No Yes Yes Malta 2009 48 hrs 72 hrs No No 100 ± Match 8.6 View Go »
32Red Casino 32Red PLC Microgaming Yes Yes Yes Gibraltar 2002 24 hrs 24 hrs No No 160 ± Match 8.5 View Go »
ComeOn Casino Co-Gaming Ltd Microgaming/Playtech/Net Ent No Yes Yes Malta 2010 12 hrs 12 hrs No No 25 ± Match 8.5 View Go »
Dash Casino 32Red PLC Microgaming Yes Yes No Gibraltar 2006 24 hrs 24 hrs No No 50 Match 8.4 View Go »
Trada Casino TradaGames Ltd Microgaming No Yes No Isle Of Man 2011 0 hrs 12 hrs ± Yes Yes 150 ± Match 8.4 View Go »
 
 
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Betsafe Betsson AB Various No Yes Yes Malta 2008 0 hrs 24 hrs Yes No 250 ± Match 8.3 View Go »
Boyle Casino Boyle Sports Playtech Yes Yes Yes Gibraltar 2002 0 hrs 24 hrs Yes N/A 300 ± Match 8.3 View Go »
Golden Lounge 32Red PLC Microgaming Yes Yes No Gibraltar 2008 24 hrs 24 hrs No No 100 ± Match 8.3 View Go »
Grosvenor Rank Interactive Aristo/Novo/IGT/WMS Yes Yes Yes Alderney 2002 0 hrs 24 hrs Yes N/A 20 (5 ± Match 8.3 View Go »
Intercasino Intertain WMS/Amaya/Net Ent No Yes Yes Malta 1996 24 hrs 24 hrs ± No N/A 200 ± Match 8.3 View Go »
Jackpot 247 NetPlay TV Group Playtech No Yes Yes Alderney 2011 0 hrs 24 hrs No N/A 20 ± Match 8.3 View Go »
Luxury Casino Casino Rewards Microgaming Yes Yes No Malta 2003 48 hrs 24 hrs No Yes 250 ± Match 8.3 View Go »
Vernons NetPlay TV Group Playtech Yes Yes Yes Alderney 2011 0 hrs 24 hrs No No 200 ± Match 8.3 View Go »
Bet365 Casino Bet365 Playtech Yes Yes Yes UK 2000 12 hrs 24 hrs Yes No 100 ± Match 8.2 View Go »
Betfred BetFred Playtech Yes Yes Yes UK 2005 0 hrs 24 hrs Yes No 100 ± Match 8.2 View Go »
Jetbull OddsMatrix Microgaming/IGT/Net Ent/Aristo No Yes Yes Malta 2007 2 hrs 12 hrs ± Yes Yes 150 Match 8.2 View Go »
Supercasino NetPlay TV Group Playtech No Yes Yes Alderney 2011 0 hrs 24 hrs ± No N/A 500 ± Match 8.2 View Go »
Cashino Merkur Interactive Merkur/Various No Yes No Malta 2016 24 hrs 24 hrs Yes No 250 ± Match 8.1 View Go »
Energy Casino Probe Investments Ltd Novo/Microgaming/Net Ent No Yes No Malta 2013 12 hrs 24 hrs ± No No 150 ± Match 8.1 View Go »
Lucky 247 Play Central Ltd Microgaming No Yes No Malta 2012 24 hrs 36 hrs ± No VIP 250 ± Match 8.1 View Go »
Redbet Casino Evoke Gaming Ltd Microgaming/Net Ent/WMS/Aristo No Yes Yes Malta 2004 0 hrs 24 hrs Yes N/A 100 ± Match 8.1 View Go »
Mr Smith Betsson AB Microgaming/IGT/WMS/Net Ent No Yes Yes Malta 2012 0 hrs 24 hrs No N/A 400 ± Match 8 View Go »
Casino.com Mansion PLC Playtech Yes Yes No Gibraltar 2001 48 hrs 48 hrs Yes No 20 ± No Deposit 7.9 View Go »
Mansion Mansion PLC Playtech Yes Yes Yes Gibraltar 2001 48 hrs 48 hrs Yes No 500 ± Match 7.9 View Go »
Slots Magic EGO WMS No Yes No Alderney 2010 12 hrs 12 hrs ± Yes VIP 1000 ± Match 7.9 View Go »
 
 
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Monte-Carlo Casino Betclic Everest Microgaming/WMS/IGT/Net Ent No Yes Yes Malta 2014 0 hrs 12 hrs Yes N/A 250 ± Match 7.7 View Go »
Betfair Sporting Exchange Ltd Playtech Yes Yes Yes Malta 2005 0 hrs 24 hrs Yes N/A 20 ± Match 7.6 View Go »
Casino Splendido 32Red PLC Microgaming Yes Yes No Malta 2003 24 hrs 24 hrs No No 120 Match 7.6 View Go »
Casino Luck EveryMatrix N.V. Microgaming/IGT/Aristo/Net Ent No Yes Yes Malta 1999 24 hrs 36 hrs Yes N/A 150 ± Match 7.5 View Go »
All British Casino L&L Europe Ltd. Various No Yes Yes Malta 2012 24 hrs 48 hrs ± No No 100 ± Match 7.4 View Go »
Hippodrome Betway Limited Microgaming No Yes Yes Malta 2012 24 hrs 24 hrs No Yes 250 ± Match 7.4 View Go »
Roxy Palace 32Red PLC Microgaming Yes Yes Yes Gibraltar 2001 24 hrs 24 hrs No No 150 ± Match 7.4 View Go »
Supercasino Mobile NetPlay TV Group Playtech No Yes Yes Alderney 2011 0 hrs 24 hrs ± No N/A 500 Match 7.4 View Go »
Aztec Riches ITS Ltd (Casino Rewards) Microgaming Yes No No Malta 2003 48 hrs 48 hrs ± No No 50 ± Match 7.3 View Go »
Nedplay 32Red PLC Microgaming Yes Yes No Gibraltar 2008 24 hrs 24 hrs No No 100 ± Match 7.2 View Go »
Queen Vegas Skill On Net Ltd. Various No Yes Yes Malta 2013 48 hrs 48 hrs ± No No 100 ± Match 7.2 View Go »
Unibet Casino Unibet Ltd Microgaming/IGT/WMS/Net Ent No Yes Yes Malta 2000 0 hrs 24 hrs Yes N/A 100 ± Match 6.9 View Go »
Videoslots Panda Media Ltd Microgaming/Aristo/WMS/Net Ent No Yes Yes Malta 2012 0 hrs 24 hrs ± Yes N/A 200 ± Match 6.8 View Go »
Betway Casino Betway Limited Microgaming Yes Yes No Malta 2009 72 hrs 96 hrs ± No VIP 250 ± Match 6.4 View Go »

Why play at a UK online casino?

Gambling in the UK is a huge market. In the year ending September 2015 around 12.6 billion was spent on gambling in the UK alone, and from that a sizeable 29% (3.6 billion) was done remotely. To you and I that means playing on our phones, tablets and computers. With so much online action happening on our little island it's no surprise that a lot of money has been injected into the UK online gambling industry, and this has resulted in some top of the range online UK casinos.

As a rule of thumb it's always best to play in your local currency where possible. Lots of UK online casino websites offer multiple currencies but many outside of the UK operate primarily in euros and US dollars. Using alternative currencies can result in unwanted fees at every stage of depositing and withdrawing, and this can hit your bottom line. I have friends who use casinos that operate outside of the UK because of slim lines in cashback percentages, but when you factor in the added costs of repeat withdrawals and currency exchange, the difference can be negligible or even negative. Using a UK online casino means your money stays in pounds sterling without losing money being traded back and forth.

Withdrawal times and customer support are also big reasons for keeping things here in the UK. Although many UK casinos do outsource their customer support to other nations, there is an increasing trend to localised help. It's all well and good offering a 'toll free' 1-800 number but what good is that to us UK players? Staying local simplifies the complaints and help service, plus withdrawal times are generally quicker, especially when making direct bank transfers.

Games

There are a few key things most of us generally look for when checking out a new casino, either intentionally or subconsciously. I know when I click on a new casino the first thing I try to take in as an indescribable 'feel' for the website. Perhaps this comes from years of experience playing the slots but in general I like to think I can get an impression of how legit a casino is just from perusing for a few minutes: are the graphics clear? Is the copy well written? What is the URL, and do the internal links work properly?

Legitimacy features highly on my list of preferences, and for many so does the welcome bonus (many of the people I speak to actively opt out of bonuses because of the stifling stipulations, but I understand they still hold big appeal for many gamers). Along with these two aspects, I'd say the other most important factor is what games the casino offers.

Unlike the US market, online casinos in the UK have a wide array of options when it comes to games. Once you've started doing the rounds and signed up to a few casinos you'll start to intuitively know which software providers carry certain games, so for this reason I've made the games provider the first thing on my list (after the name and owner, of course). You'll be able to see who's providing the games in a split second, be it Microgaming, NetEnt, IGT or a combination of various providers. This should hopefully be really helpful when looking for casinos that have a certain game or games that you love.

What's in the list?

My extensive list of UK online casinos includes a whole bunch of details that will help you choose the right casino without wasting time going through the sign up process for each individual site. First up you'll find the casino name and the owner - as we all know, you can tell a lot about a company by who's running it. Next along we have the games providers, as discussed, then a yes or no check box where you can see which casinos need a download, which can be played instantly, and who offers live casino play. I've put down where each casino holds its license and also the year it was established, as in general the longer a casino's been around the more we can trust it. On top of that I've included some details about cashing out, bonuses, and of course a link to each casino.




Important Note: Online casinos that accept UK players are required by law to have a licence issued by the UK Gambling Commission in order to advertise their services. The vast majority of UK casinos have - or have applied - for this licence and subsequently they are also required to pay a gambling tax in the UK.