So what's an online video casino?

Industry milestones
The development of online video casino games

Sept / 2009

UK based Supercasino start broadcasting their video streamed games on Britain's free to air Channel Five.

Oct / 2006

Evolution Gaming is formed as a specialist video casino platform developer

Sept / 2006

Microgaming launch video baccarat and become the second major software developer to enter the video casino space

June / 2004

Leading online casino software developer Playtech launch their video casino platform

April / 2003

CWC Gaming launch CasinoWebCam which claims to be the first online video casino

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According to the Gambling Commission's Prevalence Survey 2007, 68% of UK adults gambled, 6% gambled online

video casino overview diagram

The games

video blackjack | video roulette | video baccarat | video sicbo

These are the most commonly offered games (including variations thereof - eg European, French, Asian, American roulette; standard, dragon bonus, in-running, pairs, progressive, mini baccarat; multi-player, single player, early payout blackjack).  A small number of casinos also offer video MahJong Paigow.


The platform providers

Playtech [20+] | Microgaming [10+] | Evolution Gaming [10+] | Vuetec [5+] | Entertasia [5+]

There are a couple of others, but these guys are the main players presently, all with a significant number of licensee casinos using their product [ ].


The casinos

888 | bet365 | Unibet | William Hill | Dublinbet | Victor Chandler | Paddy Power | Ladbrokes | Canbet | BefFred | 21 Nova | Bodog88 | Blue Square | Lucky Live | Royal Vegas | Super Casino

Again, this is not an exhaustive list.  But it includes all the big name operators playing in this space presently and using all the major platforms.


Depositing and withdrawing

To play online with real money, you need a funded playing account.  You can fund your account by using one of a number of methods to deposit money at your chosen casino.  Each casino offers a wide range of deposit methods to choose from, including credit cards and virtual wallets (PayPal etc).  Withdrawals may similarly be made using one of a number of these methods, depending on the casino. 

Banking options for each casino are indicated where relevant on this site, and include:


Licenses, regulation, dispute resolution

All casinos listed on this site are licensed to accept bets online by regulatory authorities on the  UK Gambling Commission's  'White List'.  Jurisdictions afforded White List status are considered to have adequate probity, regulation and dispute resolution measures in place.


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