SportNation launched in 2016 under the moniker Bet on Brazil back in 2016, coinciding with the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The following year, parent company Argyll Entertainment rebranded it to something with a wider and more lasting appeal, SportsNation. Now, a year later, the company has deployed a casino to run alongside its sportsbook, including a new live casino.
The casino platform has the same look and feel as the sportsbook, using the same custom software to run both. The casino runs a number of different games from well-known developers such as NetEnt, Microgaming and Play’n GO, but for the Live Casino SportNation has turned to the experts at Evolution Gaming. The company brings its award-winning series of live casino titles to SportNation’s platform, broadcast straight from its custom-built studios in Latvia.
Some live casinos have a massive disparity between the live streaming games available on a desktop browser and those on a mobile browser. Thankfully that’s not the case with SportNation, where you have the exact same experience regardless of what device you are using. Evolution Gaming has ensured that all of its games make full use of smartphone and tablet touchscreens, making them easier and more intuitive to play.
SportNation has created a website where gamblers and punters alike can come to place bets, spin slots and play live casino games. There’s a uniform feel across all the different gaming areas that gives SportNation’s various parts a feeling of consistency, with the entire package being greater than the sum of its parts.
The design is minimalist, with a mix of greys and whites, while the stroke of orange taken from the company’s logo highlights notes of importance, such as what section you’re currently visiting.
Reaching the Live Casino from the landing page is very easy – it’s one of the six options on the main menu along with Sports, In-Play, Casino, Virtuals and Rewards. Players can jump between all of these areas with the simple click of a mouse or tap of their touchscreen.
From here, registered players can select a title and be transported to a virtual gaming table, where polite host dealers wait to deal cards and take bets in stunning HD-quality streams. The definition of the visuals is combined with sounds of a real-life casino to provide players with an immersive experience that’ll soon have you (almost) believing you’re sitting at a table in a physical casino.
There are a total of six games available to play at SportNation Live Casino:
All of these titles are available on both desktop and mobile platforms, so you can enjoy the immersive live casino streams even when you’re out and about.
SportNation does not offer any promotions directly tied to the live casino, but there are several promotions linked to its sportsbook as well as other areas of the casino. Members can find out about exclusive offers on SportNation’s Facebook page.
However, SportNation Live Casino does qualify for Reward points. For every £10 you spend in the casino, you earn 25 points. Points can also be earned by betting on sports, with multiple betting types exponentially increasing the reward points players will earn. These points can then be exchanged for free bets, or gifts and luxury items including the latest electronics, gadgets, jewellery, sunglasses and watches.
SportNation Live Casino is surprisingly bereft of payment options, sticking with the popular options of debit and credit card including VISA and MasterCard. If you don’t have access to either of these types of card, then you will not be able to deposit at SportNation Casino. The minimum deposit and withdrawal amounts are £10, while the maximum is a healthy £20,000. Withdrawals are usually processed with 48 hours, but can take up to three to five working days.
For all other issues, there’s a short yet comprehensive FAQ section that answers all the major questions and issues that may arise. If you need to discuss something with SportNation Casino, there’s a live chat tool that’s available every day from 12 noon until 10pm each day. There’s also a dedicated email address for queries that will be answered within 48 hours.
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SportNation’s Casino had a great debut and the live casino is a vital part of that. Players who enjoy a mix of slots and live action will be satisfied, while those who prefer live-dealer games may need to look elsewhere until SportNation Live Casino increases the number of live games on offer.
|Same experience on desktop and mobile||Only a handful of live casino games|
|Easy-to-use interface across the site||Limited payment options|
|Games from industry expert Evolution Gaming|
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