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We’re not convinced that “Jackpot Village” is the right name for this iGaming site. “Village” suggests something small. The reality of Jackpot Village is that it’s one of the biggest of all the GDay Casino sister sites. Even the image in the background of the casino’s homepage makes it clear that we’re not dealing with a village – it’s an enormous supercity. We think it might be Singapore, although we won’t be held to that. Jackpot Village has access to all the enormous progressive jackpots that you’d expect a casino with a name like this to have – more than £60m worth, in fact, as of the time of writing.
It lets itself down a little bit with its welcome promotion, though – most casinos on this platform have matched deposit incentives for new players. Jackpot Village instead offers free spins. You do get 200 of them for a £20 deposit, though, so things could be worse. On the other hand, they all have to be used on the same slots game, so boredom might become a problem.
Jackpot Village, as we just said, is one of the biggest GDay Casino sister sites. Barz Casino doesn’t operate on anything like the same scale when it comes to reputation or appearance. This is one of the most minimalist casinos you’ll find on the White Hat Gaming Limited platform, with a plain white background and a splash of purple here and there to bring the site to life. “Barz” is usually a reference to the stinging verses in a modern rap track, but there’s no apparent connection between that definition of “Barz” and this iGaming site.
In fact, based on the appearance of the happy-looking chap on the homepage, Barz Casino may be aimed at an older type of player. If you’re motivated by bonuses, you might enjoy the one at this casino – it’s worth up to a £300 limit as a matched deposit and comes with fifty bonus spins to play with. If we’re nitpicking, the casino could be a little easier to navigate.
You don’t need to have watched “The Lion King” to know who Simba is. He’s the main character in “The Lion King.” Disney famously frowns upon the idea of casino and iGaming companies using Disney-related imagery in their products, so we’re both surprised and impressed that Casimba manages to stay online – even more so, given that a lion’s face appears in the casino’s logo. However, not being able to go any further with the theme may explain why Casimba is a little dull to look at.
There’s nothing materially wrong with it – it’s got plenty of games in multiple categories, and there’s a decent amount of substance to its welcome promotion – but it all feels a little bit lacking when you compare its graphics and aesthetics to the likes of Jackpot Village. They say you should never judge a book (or casino) by its cover, though, and there’s no reason why you can’t have fun at Casimba even if it doesn’t blow you away with its good looks.
We don’t know whether to call this casino Casigo or CasiGO, which is how it styles itself on its homepage. Perhaps we’ll go with the latter. It’s clear from looking at CasiGO that this I one of the biggest of the GDay Casino sister sites in terms of the way it looks and the rewards that it offers. Promotions change from time to time, but at the time we last visited CasiGO, the welcome promotion was more than eight hundred free spins, and there was also entry to a prize draw for a real-life round-the-world cruise. Those aren’t the sort f perks you’ll come across at an average casino site, and the round-the-world offer puts the “GO” into CasiGO.
On top of all of this, CasiGO promises to give players at least one new offer every day. It’s a bold pledge, but the evidence suggests that the site honours it. You won’t find much in the way of games at GDay Casino that you won’t also find at plenty of the other casinos on this platform, but the games are wrapped in a more attractive package.
The promotional text on the Reel Island homepage proclaims it to be the best new slots site in the business. We’ll take issue with that mostly on the grounds that Reel Island really isn’t all that new. Several GDay Casino sister sites have been released since the day that Reel Island first emerged blinking into the sunlight, not least the impressive Spinyoo Casino, which is arguably the best of the recent big hitters.
That’s not to say that Reel Island doesn’t have plenty to offer to new players, though – the welcome promotion you’ll find at this White Hat Gaming Limited site can go toe to toe with anything you’ll find at any of the other GDay Casino sister sites. It’s a decent overall package, made up of up to £300 in bonus cash and 25 free spins on Starburst. Reel Island fancies itself as a mobile casino, which may explain why its design is surprisingly blocky for a newer site, but at least it makes everything easy to see and select.
GDay Casino Information
|#No. of Sister Sites||33|
|Best Sister Sites||Jackpot Village, 666 Casino, Casigo, Casimba and Barz Casino|
|Owner/Operator||White Hat Gaming Limited: Cornerstone Business Centre, Mosta, MST 1180, Malta|
|Sister sites status||7 Active, 25 White Labels and 1 Inactive sister sites. 33 total sister casinos.|
|UKGC Licence page||UKGC Licence: 52894|
|N/A – not on Twitter|
|N/A – not on Facebook|
GDay Casino operator – White Hat Gaming Limited
You don’t have to move very far to find a casino network company in Malta – the locals must be sick of the sight of them. There are several dozen based on the island, and White Hat Gaming Limited is among them. It’s based in the city of Mosta, and it’s been there since 2012, taking advantage of the perks of being in Malta, including a Malta Gaming Authority licence and all of the tax breaks that make it so much cheaper to operate over there than in the UK. In the decade-plus that White Hat Gaming Limited has been active, the company has published more than thirty iGaming sites in the UK alone. It’s closed a few down in the past twelve months, but that’s a consequence of the white-label model that the operator relies upon so heavily. We’ve seen a lot of white-label partners leaving the iGaming industry in recent times.
White Hat Gaming Limited has evolved into a genuinely global company, with offices all over the world to prove it. The head office is still in Malta, but there are other offices in Gibraltar and London – and that’s just the European arm of the company. Further afield, there are White Hat Gaming offices in South Africa (Cape Town) and the USA (Chicago). All in all, White Hat Gaming employs more than six hundred people, works with more than one hundred and twenty providers, and has access to more than three thousand games to equip its casinos with. All of this contributes to a business that brings in an estimated £40m per annum. As busy as the operator is with its casino sites, it also develops new casino games through White Hat Gaming Studios, which it owns in its entirety.
GDay Casino review
GDay Casino Sister Sites Welcome Bonuses
GDay Casino describes its welcome promotion as “bonza” – but would you really expect anything else from a casino with an out-and-out Australian theme? It’s a fair description – the casino’s welcome offer genuinely is pretty good. New players receive a package of up to £100 in matched deposit cash plus one hundred bonus spins when they join the casino. Bonus spins are restricted to Starburst or Jungle Spirit only, and wagering requirements are fixed at x35. That’s bang-on average as far as wagering requirements at UK casinos go. The minimum qualifying deposit for the promotion is £20.
The good news is that GDay Casino offers a long-term loyalty reward program. The even better news is that players automatically get five hundred GDay Casino loyalty points when they register for the casino. Now for the bad news. The problem with the theme is that if you spend like the average player does, it’s going to take you a long time to get any value out of it. Points are doled out at a rate of two per £10 spent on online slots. The rates awarded for playing other casino games are even lower. You can only trade your points in for loyalty cash when you’ve built up one thousand of them. That’s not so bad the first time around, as you’ll have your five hundred points in the back from joining the casino, but from there on, you’re looking at a spend of £500 to get a miserly £5 bonus. It feels more like a chore than a promotion, and you may actually get more value out of the matched deposits that the casino offers every Sunday.
Top Games at GDay Casino
The smartest of the GDay Casino sister sites learn from you as you play. GDay Casino itself is one of them. After you’ve spent some time and money a the casino, the site lists the games you play the most in the middle of the homepage for ease of use. It’ll also make recommendations of other games you might be interested in based on the games you’ve played already. Until that happens, though, the slots and games you’ll see on the GDay Casino are a little random, with a heavy bias towards recent releases. We suppose that we could say Starburst and Jungle Spirit are the top games at GDay Casino because those are the only slots you can spend your welcome bonus free spins on. We know you don’t need us to tell you about Starburst, but for those of you who don’t know Jungle Spirit: Call of the Wild, it’s an animal-themed NetEnt slot with an extensively customisable free spins feature and high volatility.
Customer Support and Licensing
GDay Casino aims to provide assistance through live chat on a twenty-four-seven basis, but there may be times when live chat is busy. If you’re struggling to get through, you could instead email the support team at firstname.lastname@example.org and wait for a response instead. All of the GDay Casino sister sites – plus GDay Casino itself – are covered by UK Gambling Commission licence no. 52894. The licence isn’t clean. In January 2021, White Hat Gaming Limited negotiated a settlement of £1.3m with the regulator after a regulatory assessment uncovered evidence that licence conditions regarding AML measures and player protection hadn’t been followed. Among the failings that were identified, one player had lost over £85,000 in barely ninety minutes without any of White Hat Gaming Limited’s automatic measures kicking in to intervene.
Withdrawal Speed and Support
GDay Casino asks all players to give it twenty-four hours to review withdrawal requests before funds are issued, which is consistent with most of the GDay Casino sister sites. When that’s over, withdrawal speed depends upon the method selected. Regrettably, GDay Casino doesn’t tell us which method is fastest or even how fast each method might be. We suspect that debit cards are the slowest, and the e-wallets that the casino supports (PayPal, Sofort, MuchBetter, Neteller, Skrill) are the fastest, but perhaps the Trustly banking service might be faster.
Final Thoughts on GDay Casino
G’day sport, throw another shrimp on the barbie! GDay Casino isn’t shy about its Australian theme, choosing instead to embrace it. That makes for a fun atmosphere, and the welcome bonus makes it even more fun if you’re a new player at the site. The loyalty program is more than a tad stingy, though, and we’d appreciate more clarity about the situation with withdrawals.
GDay Casino Sister Sites Player Reviews
Here are the thoughts of your fellow players about GDay Casino. The reviews are all real, but we’ve paraphrased them to keep them brief.
GDay Casino hasn’t attracted any player reviews on any major review websites in the past twelve months. We don’t like to bring you out-of-date player reviews, as they’re not a fair reflection of the casino in its current form. The casino used to attract reviews regularly, though, so it’s possible that its popularity is waning. Should any new reviews appear in the future, we’ll reproduce them for you here.