G’day Casino review
G’day Casino review
G’day Casino is one of the most trusted online casinos in the business, licensed by the United Kingdom Gambling Commission in a fully regulated environment. The site has a good reputation for safe and fast deposits and cashouts. While the casino once only focused on Aussie punters, it accepts a wide range of countries, including players from China.
G’day Casino software and setup
G’days online casino launched in 2013, but don’t let its relatively young lifespan fool you. The casino is a multi-provider gaming destination, meaning it hosts slots and table games software from dozens of the world’s best game makers such as Net Entertainment, Ezugi, BetSoft and other smaller, burgeoning companies. The software companies are continually updating their games and releasing new titles an G’day Casino is good at letting its customers know when their has been an update.
G’day Casino is independently audited by eCOGRA which is a UK-based auditing body that specialises in keeping online casinos, their software and accounting departments honest. eCOGRA not only ensures the casino vendor is running above board, but will also act as a voice for players in the unlikely circumstance you encounter any problems when gambling online at a certified casino.
Games at G’day Casino
With several different software companies on board at G’day Casino they have variations of most games; for example they have over 30 different RNG blackjack games and a virtual sports section that you don’t see rivalled at many other online casinos. G’day Casino uses a 100% instant-play interface, meaning there is no download to begin playing and you can access real money games directly over your Web browser.
Here’s a brief run down of the main games available at G’day Casino:
Blackjack: Blackjack is a casino favourite and its well catered for by G’day, with the highlight the live dealer offering. Ezugi live dealer can be played across every platform imaginable, and the ladies are pretty easy on the eye too. You can find yourself a table with high bet limits if you are a whale, or there are plenty of lower limit tables, with 20 cents able to be bet on some of the random number generated games. The Net Entertainment blackjack titles include Pontoon, Super Fun 21 and many games with side bets such as Perfect Pairs and Blackpot blackjack. You can spend up to $2000 per hand on the live dealer tables, while you can also find some higher limit tables in the RNG section.
Roulette: Net Entertainment provides the bulk of the roulette titles at G’day Casino, however there are some from other providers worth checking out like “Roulette – European” by NYX Gaming. Like blackjack, roulette at G’day Casinos has table limits to suit every type of player. While American roulette is available, the majority of the titles are of the European persuasion, which has better odds for players.
Pokies: G’day offers almost as many pokies as the number of snags eaten at an Australia Day barbie. Some of the most popular pokies include the smash hit South Park: Reel Chaos which mimics the famous TV show in so many ways, along with Guns N’ Roses and Jimi Hendrix which form part of the rock n roll themed NetEnt Rocks collection. Scarface is another popular title G’day Casino offers and it includes many sequences from the popular movie and few of the classic voice grabs from Al Pacino. You’ll find plenty of other themed games, with fun and unique subjects and formats to suit all tastes. If you’re chasing a big win on a progressive jackpot game, G’day has you covered.
Other games: Table games such as baccarat, craps, Texas hold’em poker and other variants; ball games such as bingo, scratch games such as keno, virtual games and the wheel.
Live dealer casino games
The live dealer games on offer include roulette, blackjack, baccarat, and more with all of the titles featuring a smooth video feed (as long as your internet connection is decent), clearly indicated betting areas and options, side games, chat options and most importantly friendly live dealers from the guys at Evolution Gaming.
One of the true features of Evolution Gaming live dealer software is the ability to play on any device imaginable. For instance one person at a blackjack table might be in Zimbabwe on their smart TV, while another might be in the UK on their tablet and another might be in China playing on a desktop computer.
The table limits are generous at G’day Casino and they clearly target bigger spending players as indicated by their sign-up bonuses. You will also find games of the live dealer variety that are affordable for those of us with smaller budgets.
Play on your smartphone or tablet
G’day casino is mobile-friendly, meaning you can access games via your mobile browser on your smartphone or tablet. Like almost every online casino, the game selection is more limited when you’re playing on your mobile device compared to when playing on the full desktop site, but having said that you’ll find at least a couple of variants of every game you want to play.
The obvious highlight is the pokies on your smartphone, with G’day boasting over 100 different titles across the board. You’ll find progressives, 5-reel, 3-reel, some classic slots and then some you wish you had never seen. Overall, the mobile casino at G’day is a nice addition to their instant-play desktop offering.
Often the casino will put on promotions for mobile players, so you can check out their current offers and enhance your playing prospects.
New players at G’day can pot in for a 100 percent bonus up to €/$5000 plus 100 spins on Starburst. The welcome offer is valid for the first three deposits, provided you deposit a minimum of €/$20. You will need to wager the bonus money, deposits, and winnings from the spins 35 times over. Conditions apply, which you can read here.
Deposit and withdrawals at G’day Casino
G’day Casino offers a good range of safe banking options, including the usual ones like Visa, MasterCard, Neteller, POLi, Paysafecard and bank transfers. So there are options to suit all players.
In our experience withdrawing winnings has never been a problem at G’day Casino with the average time being around 48 hours for the money to hit a bank account.
One thing to keep in mind when signing up at G’day Casino is that you need to use your correct identity when signing up; if you don’t you may be denied payment when you can’t prove your identity during the cash out process.
Although G’day doesn’t offer a telephone service to ring for the support they do offer help via email and live chat, which is easily accessed on their contact page or in the live chat box which can be minimised on maximised from the right-hand corner of the interface.
It operates from 9am to midnight daily, so there is no help when you are playing in bed at 2am because you can’t sleep, which can be a bugger, but send them a quick email and they should be back to you first thing the next day.
Our take on G’day Casino
If there has been one major criticism of G’day Casino, it’s the theme of the website. Long gone are the days when Australia was all about prawns on the barbie, roughing it in the outback and living the simple life under the harsh southern sun. Moreover, the site just doesn’t look good.
But if you can see past the ugly interface you’ll find G’day Casino has a good selection of real money games. If we had to highlight one aspect of the casino we really rate highly it would have to be the live dealer casino, which features the crystal clear Ezugi interface.
All in all, G’day Casino has some outstanding bonuses and incentives for new and existing players and if you’re looking for a good ‘all-rounder’ instant-play casino it’s definitely worth a look – just don’t take the corny imagery too seriously.