Carnival Casino has a respectful history behind it - almost 15 years in operation and still kicking. Feebly and sluggishly, but kicking. It is licensed under the Governments of Gibraltar and the UK Gambling Commission, and proven fair by eCOGRA and GLI authorities.
The website looks so outdated that your eyes may start bleeding - be careful.
The website is everything you might expect from a casino from (almost) the previous century - blinking flash animations (a cutting-edge technology back then!), a single column design that was intended for 15 inches CRT monitors, fax for a support option, and so on. It feels like visiting an antique shop. As if admitting it’s just not good enough, Carnival Casino promotes Casino LasVegas right on its main page.
Customer Support: Speaking of support, other than the fax, the options include email and a couple of toll-free phone numbers. The live chat is available too, but only after you create an account there. We were also very surprised when we found out that the support works round the clock.
Banking: Banking options are good, although some of the methods on the list are long dead or re-branded. Anyway, you can choose from Skrill, Neteller, credit cards, and a number of local methods like iDeal, Sofort, Euteller, DineroMail and more. The maximum amount you can withdraw in a 7-day period is €5000. This doesn’t refer to progressive winnings - you get them within 30 days after you request a withdrawal.
Software and Game Variety
Carnival Casino runs on the Playtech platform. While it does have instant play mode (which is called “flash version” and is absolutely hideous), it is clear that you’ll have to download and install the software to get the full experience. The selection includes:
- Slots: Bermuda Triangle, Funky Monkey, Jungle Boogie;
- Progressives: A Night Out, Age of the Gods, Desert Treasure;
- Table games: Blackjack, Roulette, Casino Hold’em;
- Video Poker: Jacks or Better, Deuces Wild, Joker Poker;
- Arcade games: Wheel of Light, Keno, Pop Bingo;
- Scratch cards: Gladiator, Love Match, The Mummy.
Mobile and Live Games
Did you really expect this dinosaur to work on smartphones? We know we didn’t. When you open the website in your mobile browser, it just redirects you to some partnered casino.
Live games on the other hand are all here. By “all” we mean Baccarat, Roulette, Poker and Blackjack, which is really everything you might ever want.
Bonuses and Promotions
Alright, maybe the bonuses will make it all worthwhile and redeem every flaw of this old fart of a casino. Let’s see, open the Promotions page… Um, what?
They got daily promotions and comp points. That’s all. Not even the tiniest welcome bonus. “We offer an abundance of bonuses – log in and check the lobby every day to grab your lucky opportunity!”. Gee, thanks. We’ll pass.
This casino doesn’t offer a welcome bonus! Can you imagine this?
Carnival Casino is a sorry excuse of a casino that lives on borrowed time. While the Playtech games library is as good as anywhere, the casino does a bad job at presenting it. Terrible lobby, no welcome bonus, no mobile support, poor reputation among other portals because of BWin/Party group’s behavior - maybe it’s just time to die already?
Click here to visit Carnival Casino (even though we can’t give you any real reason to do so).