Jumpman Gaming casinos
Jumpman Gaming Casinos brands include Luckstars Casino, Slots Animal, BJs Arcade and Mega Reel Spins. Jumpman Gaming Casinos is also known as Jumpman Gaming Limited, licence number 39175 which operates 39 active sites, 165 white labels and 36 inactive brands. This is 240 online casinos in total.
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Who are Jumpman Gaming Limited?
Calling a casino site or a casino operator “the biggest” or “the best” in any department is an entirely subjective opinion, but there’s a strong argument to say that there isn’t a bigger white-label casino operator that Jumpman Gaming in the iGaming industry. We’re not just talking about the domestic scene here in the UK but in the entire world. There are more than two hundred casinos and iGaming sites on the Jumpman Gaming Limited platform, and Jumpman itself only directly operates around a third of them. The rest were made for, paid for, and operated with or on behalf of the company’s many, many white-label business partners.
Considering how many slots sites Jumpman Gaming Limited operates in the here and now, you’d probably be surprised to find out that when the company started, it was more interested in online bingo than it was in slots. Then again, there are quite a few things about the history of this Guernsey-based casino network company that might surprise you. Let’s take a look under the Jumpman Gaming bonnet.
The History of Jumpman Gaming Limited
Jumpman Gaming Limited was incorporated in 2009 but spent the entirety of that year planning its entry into the iGaming market. For a company that’s grown to such size, it started surprisingly slowly. According to the official Jumpman Gaming company website, it’s the “fastest-growing” casino network in the business, with more than one hundred active brands. All that tells us is that it’s been a while since anybody bothered to update the website. In 2010, the company made its first move, but that first move wasn’t an iGaming site. Instead, it was a single bingo game called Oh My Bingo. It still provided a platform, though, and by the end of 2012, there were six iGaming sites on the Jumpman Gaming Limited platform, and the ball had begun to roll in terms of momentum.
2016 was a big year for the company, as it launched an in-house development studio called Jumpman Slots. In theory, this should have reduced the company’s dependence on external providers for games to stock its iGaming sites with. In practice, things haven’t really worked out that way. Jumpman Slots is yet to come up with a smash hit that’s captured the imaginations of players, and the overwhelming majority of the slots and games you’ll find at Jumpman Gaming casinos still come from those same third-party providers.
Expanding the Repertoire
If you’ve ever played at any of Jumpman Gaming Limited’s casino sites before, you’ll know there are a few things that all of them have in common. We’re not talking about the designs of the sites, although they can often be very samey thanks to the distinctive template that the company uses when making casinos for its white-label partners. We’re talking about the bonuses and reward schemes that exist at the casinos, which include Jumpman’s “trophies.” The more trophies a player has, the better the quality of the rewards and promotions they become eligible for. They’ve been around since 2017 and were fairly unique when they were introduced, but have since been copied by quite a few other operators. Loot Chest welcome bonuses, which are another common feature across the range, were introduced for the first time the following year.
For a long time, Jumpman Gaming Limited rallied against the inevitable by resisting the urge to introduce live dealer games and live game shows, preferring to stick with its portfolio of slots, table game simulators and bingo games. As more and more of its rivals started introducing live games, though, it became clear that Jumpman would have to change its stance if it didn’t want to be left behind. That finally happened in 2019 with the introduction of the first live dealer games to the Jumpman catalogue. Since then, the company has even introduced a few exclusive live games of its one, embracing a format that it once solidly rejected.
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Most of Jumpman Gaming Limited’s casinos are, without wanting to be rude about it, much of a muchness. They look the same, contain the same games, offer the same rewards, and largely provide the same iGaming experience. There are a few exceptions, though, and those exceptions are Jumpman’s “star name” brands. Being such a trusted name means that the operator has been able to attract some big-name customers, and those customers include several of the UK’s biggest daily newspapers.
Newspapers that have official iGaming sites with Jumpman Gaming include the Daily Express (Express Wins), the Daily Star (Star Wins), and the Daily Mirror (Mirror Bingo). There are a few other officially-licensed or sponsored brands on the Jumpman Gaming network, and the presence of these brands helps to reinforce the method that Jumpman is a big-time iGaming company that deserves to be taken seriously.
Jumpman Gaming Limited and the UKGC
Players who choose to play at Jumpman Gaming Limited’s casinos can do so safely in the knowledge that they’re covered by all the protections that come with a UK Gambling Commission licence. The licence that Jumpman holds with the regulator is number 39175 and was awarded in late 2014. It covers every single one of the operator’s 200+ casino and iGaming brands, but unfortunately, the licence isn’t a clean one.
In May 2022, the UK Gambling Commission announced the results of a regulatory review of Jumpman Gaming’s operations. The regulator found multiple failures in the operator’s processes, including those which are aimed at protecting vulnerable people, preventing money laundering, and promoting safer gambling. Jumpman wasn’t handed a formal warning or a formal fine, but consented to a public statement being issued regarding the failures, agreed to divest funds generated by rule breaks and made a payment of £500,000 in lieu of a fine. At the time the penalty was announced, the UK Gambling Commission noted that Jumpman had already taken remedial action. There’s been no recorded recurrence of the issues since, and Jumpman Gaming will be very much hoping to keep it that way.