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Betser Casino Review

Betser was conceived in 2016 by the same company that came up with Casino Heroes, Hero Gaming Limited. Whilst the two are certainly sister casinos, they also very much complement each other, offering different products to a different clientele, depending on everyone’s preferences. Where CasinoHeroes focuses on adventures and an RPG-like gaming experience, Betser is aimed at those who like sportsbetting and free spins.

Naturally Betser is licensed in Malta as well and they work with a number of the best online casino game providers out there. Expect to find a few hundred games from NetEnt, Yggdrasil Gaming, Microgaming or Play’n GO. The selection is not a huge as elsewhere, but it is quite handpicked, offering some of the very best games out there.

But really, Betser is aimed at sports fans before anything else. Many of the promotional offers are for punters who enjoy placing bets on various sports and the welcome offer can be used in the sports betting as well as the casino sections.

Betser has a few things going for it and recommends itself by offering the following things among others:

  • Hundreds of games from excellent providers
  • Great jackpot selection
  • Licensed in Malta and Curacao
  • Sportsbetting and live betting
  • Fully mobile compatible
  • Wagering-free bets and free spins

Facts

Games: 400+ Established: 2016
Payout:
Jurisdiction: Malta (MGA), Curaçao
Software: Microgaming, NetEnt, Play'n GO, Quickspin, Yggdrasil Gaming, Playson, Push Gaming, Elk studios, Thunderkick
Support: Live Chat, Email
Play on: Computer, iPhone, Android
Languages:
Currency: Euros

Facts

E-Wallets: 24 h
Credit/Debit Cards: 3-5 d
Bank Transfers: 3-7 d
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Type: Welcome
Wager requirements: 0x
Bonus code:
Min. deposit: €20
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Type: Sportsbook
Wager requirements: 0x
Bonus code:
Min. deposit: €20

A small but wagering-free welcome offer

Elsewhere you may read that Betser offers €100 for customers from Germany and Scandinavia when they first sign up. Customers from other countries are still receiving €25 as a welcome offer. However, that information is outdated and nowadays Betser only really offers a small welcome token to new customers. And to be honest, we find we’re quite okay with that. Big welcome offers can appear generous, but the devil is in the details and often that comes with unpleasant wagering requirements.

At Betser new players will receive €10 cash once they signed up and placed their first bet of €20 or more. Your free cash will be added to your account for you to use as you please. And it will be completely wagering free, meaning all winnings from that cash will be yours.

There don’t appear to be any restrictions at all, so you may use the cash on slots or table games at the casino or place your next bet with it.

That’s certainly a welcome offer we can get behind and you don’t have to worry about wagering requirements at all.

A great selection of games

Betser is not just an online casino but also a sportsbetting operator. As such you can expect that the focus is not merely on slots or games here. They decided to work with a small but excellent selection of game developers, which means you get a smaller than average but also in some way better than average selection of games here.

You will be able to play the best slots from NetEnt, Microgaming, Yggdrasil Gaming, Quickspin, Play’n GO, Push Gaming and Playson at Betser.

Among the titles you can expect here are Finn and the Swirly Spin, Northern Sky, Wild Water, Sakura Fortune, Asgardian Stones, Vikings Go Berzerk, Immortal Romance, Fruit Spin, Planet Fortune and many new and classic titles on top of that.

And whilst the focus is certainly on slots, it’s not all you get here. Three additional categories round out the offering here. Find a choice of roulette games with various limits and in various varieties, play a few hands of blackjack and look forward to baccarat as well as a number of casino poker games such as Texas Hold’Em or Caribbean Stud. There’s even a Mahjong game and two wheel of fortune type games.

Alas, at this time Betser does not offer a live casino, though perhaps in the future they will.

A great selection of jackpot games

Lately we’ve encountered a few newer casinos that were rather lacking in the progressive jackpot department. Often we were missing the great big ones with the life-changing wins. But thankfully that’s not the case with Betser.

Here you’ll find some of our favourite and biggest progressive jackpots. Among them:

  • Mega Moolah
  • Mega Fortune
  • Hall of Gods
  • Arabian Nights

There’s a Caribbean Stud Poker jackpot currently at over €5 million, which is not something you often see either.

Among the smaller, local jackpots we get Holmes and the Stolen Stones, Super Lucky Frog, Leprechaun Goes to Hell, Cosmic Fortune, Ozwin’s Jackpots, Divine Fortune and more. In total we counted 30 jackpot games right now. Sadly, the only two big ones missing from this selection and these providers are Joker Millions and Empire Fortune from Yggdrasil Gaming.

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Sports betting and live betting at Betser

Betser is very much a sports betting operator. Before any other point in the menu you’ll see the sports section. Click on it and you’ll find a rather impressive choice of sports and markets to bet on. The odds are numerous and many sports you might be interested are on offer. Whether is football, volleyball, table tennis, tennis, basketball or ice hockey. Also, there’s a great number of leagues to choose from and the big ones may even come with special odds and special offers. The whole section is pretty well organized, which we like a lot. You’ll easily be able to find your way around the different sports and markets and find the selections you may want to bet on.

Live betting is available as well, though naturally the selection of odds is smaller here, because you’ll only be able to view currently ongoing matches and meetings. The live betting section is not the most attractive or tidy one we’ve seen in the past. It’s run through SBTech as well, who are certainly pros in the area. But the web designers behind Betser would certainly do punters a favour by tidying the place up a little as it is currently awash with numbers and feels somewhat cluttered.

Overall Betser is a good option to try your hand at sports betting, if only for the reason that free bets here are wagering free.

Friendly and competent customer service

The customer service at Betser has a reputation of being very friendly and super competent. Even the enquiring mind will get answers here, whether you’re already signed up or not. It’s easiest to contact the team via live chat, which is available most of the time and gets answered in a timely fashion. There’s no mention anywhere whether the team is available 24/7 or not, but we guess maybe not at this time.

Either way, you can also contact them via email and wait for a response if you have time. Beside that it’s quite helpful to read the FAQs and the terms and conditions. Plenty of more information on the casino and the sports betting section are available through various links.

Only a few payment options

Whilst Betser doesn’t provide a separate link for their payment options, you can scroll down to the bottom of the screen on each page and find them listed there. In their FAQs answers pertaining to payment methods are also available.

You can make deposits and withdrawals at Betser using Visa and MasterCard, zimpler, Neteller, Skrill and iDeal. Trustly is also available.

There are no fees when making a deposit and the first withdrawal every month is also free of charge. Every subsequent withdrawal, however, is charged at 2.5% of the withdrawal amount.

Withdrawals of €20,000 within a period of 30 days or less will be paid out in instalments over a longer period of time. Usually progressive jackpot wins are exempt from such rules. Do be sure to contact customer services, if you have an issue with these restrictions.

Double licensed online casino and sports bettor

Betser is licensed through the Malta Gaming Authority, which is one of the main gambling jurisdictions in Europe. As a European online casino we would expect nothing less. Additionally Betser has a license from Curacao as well. Whilst that’s not a bad thing at all, we prefer European licenses, though a second license tends to reassure us that we’re dealing with a safe operator here.

Betser also provides links to important topics such as responsible gaming, security and privacy policy to assure players that they provide a safe gambling environment. We’re not aware of any outstanding complaints against the casino and our general impression has been that players are quite happy here.

No RTP information available

We’re not really surprised that we were not able to find the overall RTP of the casino at Betser. It’s a relatively new casino still and even most of the long-established ones don’t publish their RTP. That really is a shame, though, because players would certainly like to know their odds and we want to know that we can count on fair gaming and transparency here.

Publishing a casino’s RTP goes a long way towards ensuring that and hopefully in the future Betser will publish theirs as well.

A no fuss and functional, clean design

Betser keeps things simple when it comes to their design choices. Grey, some black and a few orange highlights. That’s about it. Sports are the focus here, which you realize as soon as you land on the homepage. It’s all very neat and tidy here and all links are easily accessible. No way you can get lost here and the navigation is quite intuitive.

The Betser logo has us somewhat intrigued because it’s apparently a little devil in a bowtie. There’s been no mention anywhere as to what the idea behind that might have been. It’s kinda cute, but also a little cheeky.

All you need on your mobile

Mobile players should not be neglected in this day and age and you can’t claim that they are here at Betser. Indeed, all you could possible want and need from an online casino and sports betting operator is available via mobile as well.

You can access tons of sports markets mobile and you can play all your favourite slots here as well. Indeed, because Betser has decided on the best and most advanced gaming providers, a majority of their games are available on mobile, which is always great.

Additionally you can peruse the various promotions, sign up and enjoy the welcome offer or keep track of your bet slip on Betser’s mobile page as well.

Brains and Balls, promotions and a league

There is an awful lot to be said about the various goings ons at Betser. For instance, you have the Balls and Brains system. It’s a sort of comp points system, but unlike any we’ve encountered before. Depending on the odds you choose and the amount you bet on sports markets, you can earn brains or balls. Balls come at higher odds and stakes, because, well, it takes balls to be brave and that gets rewarded accordingly.

Brains are earned by those who prefer to think twice before placing a bet once.

Slots and table games are marked according to whether they will earn you balls or brains and you also have to place a more risky wager here in order to earn balls.

And once you collected a few of them you can spend them at the store. For free bets or free spins that are completely wagering free! If that’s not a rewarding reward system we don’t know what is.

Additionally, we have various promotions running, which are mostly available for punters of the sports betting variety. Whether you want to treble your winnings or hope to receive money back on matches that end 0:0, your options are good at Betser.

And finally, there’s the League. Betser runs its own kind of league where all players can participate. Winning bets will award you points, which will determine your ranking within the league. One seasons lasts for two weeks and you can walk away the winner of €1,000 or plenty of balls and brains to spend. Cool stuff!

Conclusion: A surprising rewarding experience

Truly, Betser is not aimed at everyone. Not every punter would be happy here and casino fans might be missing a live casino or any number of game providers and their games. Betser has made a few decisions when it comes to their offering and as a result a specific clientele will be attracted. They’ll be happy to bet on various odds and they’ll be very interested in those wagering-free spins you can get here.

Players at Betser can look forward to an excellent selection of games and will be happy with those providers alone. And you’ll be really into collecting brains and balls and participating in the League, promotional tools we’ve never seen anywhere else. Here you get a safe and well regulated casino with a solid offering and what more could you ask for?

4.6/5 By Casinoshark

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