Simon’s Kazakhstan Gambling & Online Betting Sites

This a photo of Flamingo Casino in Kapchagay, the country's first gambling establishment after the introduction of the special gambling zone in 2008. The photo was taken at night, while the casino's neon lights were turned on. Under the picture, on this page, you can read about the legal status of the various forms of Kazakhstan games of chance: internet lottery, digital bingo, electronic poker, sports betting, crypto wagering. There is also info about betting on blood sports, the licensing system, and taxation of gambling winnings, and you can find a list of licensed online gambling websites, which accept Kazakhstani players.

Kazakhstan Gambling Guide (on the picture: Flamingo Casino in Kapchagay)

Summary: Gambling is legal in Kazakhstan since 1991 (officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, a Central Asian Muslim country, with a population of 18.75 million, the world’s largest landlocked country, one of the few Islamic countries with legal gambling).

Online gambling is also legal in Kazakhstan, since 2007.

You can find a list of online gambling websites, which accept players from Kazakhstan by scrolling below, or click here to jump to that list:

History of Gambling in Kazakhstan - click to expand

1991: Gambling has been legal since the country’s independence from the USSR. In fact, gambling predates the independence of the country, lottery was already legal in the territory of Kazakhstan, while they were still a part of the Soviet Union.

1998: The founding of The National Lottery Board of Kazakhstan, and overhaul of the lottery legislation.

Until 1999 only the state-owned lottery was legal in Kazakhstan.

1999: Casino gambling is legalized. In 1999 the government starts to issue gambling licenses to private gambling companies. This leads to a gambling gold rush. However, this also attracted nefarious individuals and businessmen with organized crime connections, which caused serious issues with money laundering, corruption and gambling addiction.

2007: In 2007 the gambling legislation was updated and overhauled extensively, the result of this was law No. 157-IV Об игорном бизнесе 2007, which acts as the main piece of the gambling legislation even to this day.

The 2007 gambling act banned casino establishments in Kazakhstan, except for the two special gambling zones (details can be seen below).

2016: Lottery is specifically regulated, for the first time, with law 480-V. This overhauls the lottery regulation and paves the way for involvement from private companies.

2018: Creation of the Kazakh National Lottery, Satty Zhuldyz (details can be seen below, in Kazakhstani lottery section).

Gambling is legal in Kazakhstan since 1991, according to law No. 157-IV, a.k.a. the 2007 Gambling Law (Об игорном бизнесе 2007)1, which is the main piece of the gambling legislation (effective from 2009).

Kazakhstan is one of the few Muslim-majority countries which allows the operation of casinos (some of the others are: Egypt, Armenia, Burkian Faso).

Kazakhstan copied the Russian model, and in 2007 the country restricted all casino operations to two designated gambling zones. In accordance with paragraph 1 of article 11 of the gambling act, casino gambling venues are restricted to:

  1. the Almaty region, on the coast of Kapshagai reservoir (Almatinskaya oblast),
  2. and to the Shchuchyn district of the Akmola region (Akmolinskaya oblast).

 

This is a map of Kazakhstan showing all of its oblasts and the two special gambling administrative zones, which are Almatinskaya oblast and Akmolinskaya oblast. The gambling zones are marked with black. Above the picture you can read about these wagering zones, and below the picture you can find a list of licensed Kazakhstani online gambling websites, which accept players from the country.

Map of the Kazakhstan gambling zones

 

However, this did not restrict private bookmakers (or the lottery), which are still ubiquitous in the country to this day6. In fact, sports betting is really popular and it is the main form of gambling in Kazakhstan at this point.

The The Ministry of Culture and Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan is the gambling authority of Kazakhstan, information about licensing and taxation ca be found below.

 

Most forms of online gambling is legal since 2007, since the gambling legislation update. Online lottery was the latest from of online gambling to be legalized in 2016 and online casinos are illegal.

Games of chance over the internet can only be conducted by gambling companies licensed in Kazakhstan.

You can only place bets on licensed Kazakhstani online gambling platforms. Using unlicensed internet gambling websites is illegal.

The Kazakh authorities have the power to block unlicensed foreign gambling sites2. 

Olimp is Kazakhstan’s biggest private online gambling company (focuses on sports betting, also has around 270 betting shops).

Due to the country’s obscurity on the global stage most gambling blogs falsely display that the legal status of online gambling in Kazakhstan is not regulated, even to this day. Be careful, it is actually regulated and you can only officially play on licensed gambling websites (these gambling blogs also often promote unlicensed gambling websites to Kazakh players, which is illegal, stick to licensed gambling websites).

Foreign gambling websites can also apply for a licence, but they need to create a Kazakhstani subsidiary and funnel players through that. Only a few of the bigger international gambling companies have a Kazah online gambling licence.

You can find a list of online gambling websites, which accept players from Kazakhstan below. 

 

Can tourists play online from Kazakhstan?

Yes, the laws discussed on this webpage only apply to Kazakhstani citizens, and they do not apply to tourists. Tourists (expats, non-citizens, illegal migrants) can play online freely.

 

Betting on blood sports in Kazakhstan

All forms of blood sports are officially illegal in Kazakhstan. Betting on blood sports is also illegal.

/Comment: Kokpar (goat-grabbing) is sometimes described as a blood sort, but it’s not actually one. They just use a headless goat carcass, which is killed prior to the match, this does not make it a blood sport. However, betting on kokpar is big business./

 

Kazakhstan is definitely not a well-known tourist destination, most people outside of Central Asia only know the following things from the country: oil, “dictatorship” and Borat (fictional).
They still get around 2 million visitors per year3 (to put it into context: this is more than what 70% of African countries get).

UPDATE COVID-19: Due to their isolation and low exposure to international tourism, the country was not really effected by the global pandemic, compared to more international countries with more tourists. However,  the number of tourists did decrease somewhat, and the numbers mentioned here are pre-coronavirus numbers (new official numbers are not yet out at the time of writing).

If you are thinking about visiting the country, watch the video below to get an idea of what to expect, the country is much richer than most people would think:

Kazakhstan gambling licenses

The Ministry of Culture and Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan is responsible for issuing licences to gambling companies.

You have to contact them if you wish to set up any sort of gambling business in Kazakhstan. Their website is available in English as well (although the translation is not very good, there is an abundance of “engrish” on the website), and it’s possible to apply for a gambling licence digitally as well, on the Platform for Electronic licensing of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The gambling licensing fee is 11,777,235 KZT (€ 21,100) and businesses must have a capital of 183,780,000 KZT (€ 328,00) in order to be eligible to start a gambling business in Kazakhstan5.

The general requirements are the following, according to the official government website (although, because of how bad the English translation is, it’s hard to decipher what most of them mean, if you know please leave a comment, I copied them as is):

  • Electronic copy of document confirming the payment to the license tax budget, except for payment via Portal of e-government getaway server(Data form)
  • data form containing information on gambling equipment with copies of documents confirming the ownership of the said gaming equipment, certified by the signature and seal of the applicant;(Data form)
  • Availability of samples and nominations applied legitimation signs at the state and Russian languages
  • Rules of the gambling establishment operation, conducted betting and gaming in the official and Russian languages – in the form of an electronic copy of the document
  • The contract with bank of the second level in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan on opening of a contribution at a rate of 60000 MRP, established by the law on the republican budget for the corresponding financial year, on condition of delivery of a contribution according to the first requirement (a contribution poste restante) in the form of the electronic copy of the document.
  • Form of data on existence of the gambling equipment on the property right, with application of copies of the documents confirming the property right to the specified gambling equipment, certified by the sign and seal of the applicant;(Data form)
  • Form of data on existence of the gambling equipment on the property right, with application of copies of the documents confirming the property right to the specified gambling equipment, certified by the sign and seal of the applicant;(Data form)
  • Application in the form of electronic document certified by e-digital signature of service receiver (formed electronically)(Data form)

 

Not much else is known of the licensing process or requirements.

Lottery licensing and regulation is done separately by The National Lottery Board of Kazakhstan.

 

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Kazakhstan gambling taxation

There is no unified federal gambling tax system in Kazakhstan. The gambling tax rates are set on a provincial level.

They are usually fixed fees, instead of a performance based taxation regime.

The usual tax per betting shop is around 300, 000 KZT.

According to the Kazakh Tax Code, Article 266., gambling businesses are taxed based on:

  • the number of gambling tables;
  • number of gambling machine;
  • number of totalizer cash-desk;
  • number of bookmaker office cash-desk.

 

UPDATE 2022: Gambling taxes are expected to double in 20228. The government is trying to reduce the number of gambling establishments in the country by deliberately overtaxing them.

 

For the players, taxation of gambling winnings: Gambling winnings are taxable only if they exceed ‘5 monthly calculation indices’ (€30, 15 000 KZT), in a tax year, in that case personal income tax applies, according to the Article 144, paragraph 7 of the Tax Code of The republic of Kazkhstan4.

UPDATE 2022: 1 monthly calculation index in Kazakhstan in 2022 is 3063 KZT (Kazakhstani Tenge, the national currency of Kazakhstan), approximately €5, changes every year.

 

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The picture must be 150x150 pixels.
Contact me through the live chat, it's in the bottom right corner of the website, or in the comments section at the bottom of this page, with a link to the website you wish to advertise. If you qualify, I will give you my email address where we can discuss everything (I won't be putting my email address on the page, due to the extreme amount of spam I receive as it is).
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Gambling age in Kazakhstan: 21+

 

Other:

Virtual sports betting and fantasy football are not regulated in Kazakhstan.

Social gambling is not specifically regulated in Kazakhstan.

Loot boxes, or similar digital gambling like activities with virtual goods are not regulated in Kazakhstan.

 

Sources, and main pieces of the Kazakhstani gambling legislation:

1Law No. 157-IV Об игорном бизнесе 2007

2International Comparative Legal Guides – Kazakhstan Gambling Laws (archived, no longer online)

3Trading Economics – Kazakhstan – International Tourism, Number Of Arrivals

4World Trade Organization – Tax Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan

5Electronic licensing of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Casino licence

6Eurasianet – The killing of Kazakhstan’s bookies

7Governemtn of Kazakhstan – Букмекерской конторе «Олимп» доначислено налогов на 145 млрд. тенге (Russian only)

8ATAMEKEN The national chamber of entrepreneurs in Kazakhstan – “The game is over!”. Tax on gambling in Kazakhstan can double

 

List of online gambling sites, which accept players from Kazakhstan

The following online gambling websites accept players from Kazakhstan. They all accept players from the country, and are accessible from within the country, at the time of writing. If they no longer accept players from Kazakhstan, or if they are blocked for some reason, please leave a message in the comments section so I can investigate it.

 

888 Casino, Poker, Bingo and Sportsbook

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Playthrough requirements, wagering limitations, terms and conditions and list of restricted countries

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General bonus terms and conditions at the 888 gambling websites:
  • welcome bonuses are only available for new players
  • bonuses are available in US Dollars, GBP, Euros or Canadian Dollars
  • the minimum deposit to receive any bonus is €10
  • the bonus + deposit needs to be wagered within 7 days from date of activation
 
Playthrough requirement of the welcome bonus: 30x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal. Playthrough requirement of the free spins: no free spins currently, free spins expire after 14 days
Wagering limitation:
Game type: Contribution:
Video slots & other types of slots, Scratch cards, Keno, Race, Arcade, Dice (and all other types of games not specifically mentioned below) 100%
Pai Gow, Caribbean Poker, Triple Card Poker and other kinds of table poker 20%
Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat, Live casino games, Video poker 10%
Craps 5%
 
UPDATE COVID-19: The online casino does not use the global pandemic situation for advertisement purposes, or to encourage the usage of its online gambling platform. In fact, it's forbidden to use the namesake, name, likeness and official logo or any depiction of the casino/company (and this casino gambling blog) in conjunction with any marketing campaign, which uses the novel coronavirus pandemic for promotion.
888 Casino does not accept players from:
   

Miami Club Digital Casino Destination

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Miami Club 18+

  • Welcome bonus, 100% up to $100 on your first 8x deposit (up to $800 total)
  • Exclusive bonus code: MIFREE20, $20.00 free, every month, not just for new players, for returning players as well
  • Free spins, use coupon HOTWINGS to get 150% up to $150 plus 30 spins on the Funky Chicken 5-reel, limited time only (by the time you are reading it probably expired, only valid for a few days)

USA players accepted, Canada, Netherlands, Israel, France, Australia and UK players are not accepted.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

Check the gambling website for the most recent bouse promotions and playthrough requirement and wagering limitation information. The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 40x times before withdrawal, depending on the type.
Type of game: Count towards wagering requirement: 
Keno, Dazzling Dice, Poker Slots, Bingo Bucks - 100%
Table games 10%
Blackjack or video poke 10%
Slots 100%
Roulette, Craps or Baccarat 0% - Forbidden!
 
Wagering limitation:
  • UPDATE 2022: The wagering of any portion of a non-deposit bonus on Roulette, Craps or Baccarat games is strictly forbidden!
  • Currently, bonuses are not available to players registering accounts from the following countries: Russia, Ukraine.
  • Bonuses cannot be combined.
  • Miami Club casino requires that a deposit of at least $25 is made on all accounts before any cash withdrawal is processed to comply with anti money laundering laws + mandatory ID check required by law (law to fight financing of terrorism and payment processor require this as well). The deposited $25 can be withdrawn afterwards with the winnings.

Bet Online Casino, Bookmaker & Poker

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Bet Online sports-book, poker and casino, cross platform and mobile compatible, bitcoin accepted.

  • Welcome bonus, $3000, 100% up to $1,000 on your first three deposits. Use the code BOLCASINO
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  • +100% welcome match bonus up to 100% on your first deposit using Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin or DASH. No code required + 5% crypto boost afterwards on future deposits
  • 10% weekly rebate, cashback for returning players

You can read the review of BetOnline here. List of countries, from which they do not accept players can be found in the review and below. North American players accepted.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date).
Playthrough requirements of every bonus and promotion:
  • The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal, usually (sports betting and poker bonuses 10x)
  • Forfeiting the bonus will result in the bonus and any subsequent winnings associated with it to be removed from players accounts.
  • Only one bonus can be active at a time, playthrough requirements must be met before additional promotions can be received.
  • Players must use the related bonus code in order to receive a bonus (if it has a code, not every promotion requires one).
  • Bonus funds will only be available on the Betsoft games, the other providers are not eligible,, unless otherwise stated.
  • In cases where rollover or other criteria specified in the individual bonus terms and conditions are not met within 30 days, any remaining bonus funds and associated winnings will be forfeited automatically.
  • Wagering requirements must be fulfilled before any winnings can be withdrawn.

Playthrough requirement contributions: The following table show the contribution of the various types of games towards the fulfillment of the wagering requirement.
Game types: Contribution:
Slots (progressive jackpot slots excluded) 100%
Roulette (All versions), Draw High-Lo, 3 Card Rummy 20%
Baccarat, Blackjack (American & European), Poker 3, Oasis Poker, Single Deck Blackjack, Triple Edge Poker, Caribbean Poker, Three Card Poker, Video Poker 10%
Pirate 21, Blackjack Super 7, Pai Gow, 21 Burn, Ride’m Poker, All forms of Keno, Red Dog, Pontoon, Top Card Trumps 5%
Craps, Live Casino, All Games with Progressive Jackpots, Virtual Racebook. Speciality games ie Keno’s and Scratcher game offered by Betsoft 0%
This only applies to casino bonuses, sports betting or poker bonuses have different wagering limitations (can be found on the company's website). BetOnline does not accept players from:

Fair Go Aussie Themed Casino

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Fair Go Australian casino, 18+

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  • 100 free spins with code: DOD-GOW (limited time only, please let me know when the code expires)
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Only one bonus can be active at a time. North American players are accepted at the casino. FairGo Casino does not accept players from: Moldova, Israel, UK. You can read the full review of Fair Go casino here.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

Disclaimer: The casinos is not actually an Australian online casino, the company is not registered in Australia, it's only "Aussie" themed.
All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date). Terms and conditions of every bonus and promotion:
  • Players from the following countries do not qualify for any bonuses: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Hungary, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Germany, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan.
  • Only one bonus can be active at a time.
  • Only real money players, who completed the registration are eligible for a bonus.
  • No deposit bonuses hold a maximum cash out limit which is 5x the bonus amount unless otherwise specified.

Playthrough requirement:
  • The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 60 times before withdrawal, unless otherwise stated.

Wagering requirement contributions: The following table show the contribution of the various types of games towards the fulfillment of the wagering requirement.
Game types: Contribution:
Slots (a.k.a. Pokies) 100%
All types of Blackjack, Video Poker, Craps, American Roulette, Baccarat and other table games and non-pokies games 0%

Mr Bit Casino and Sportsbook

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Mr. Bit casino & bookmaker, current 2022 bonus offers, welcome bonus and free spins + offers for returning players, 18+

  • 100% welcome bonus Up To €500 + 50 Free Spins
  • Free spins every day for returning players
  • 33% reload bonus for returning players

You can read the full review of Mr Bit casino here. USA and UK players are not accepted. Full list of banned countries can be found in the review and below.

Playthrough requirements, wagering limitations, terms and conditions and list of restricted countries

All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date by the time you are reading this).
General bonus terms and conditions at Mr. Bit and its sister sites:
  • welcome bonuses are only available for 30 days after account creation
  • the minimum deposit to receive any bonus is €10
  • the bonus + deposit needs to be wagered within 7 days from date of activation
 
Playthrough requirement of the welcome bonus: 27x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 27 times before withdrawal. Playthrough requirement of the free spins: 30x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal.
Playthrough requirement: No playthrough requirement for the extra weekly money. In case of the welcome bonus:
  • Minimum deposit amount: €10
  • Maximum bonus amount: €500
  • Wagering requirements: x27 (deposit + bonus)
In case of the free spins:
  • Participating slots: Jungle Jim and the Lost Sphinx
  • Bet per spin: €0,10
  • Wagering requirements: x30 (bonus)
  • Limit on withdrawing from the free spins: x10
  • 7 days for wagering

Wagering limitation:
  • 7 days for wagering
  • Player from certain countries are not allowed use bonuses due to regular bonus abuse, check the casino's website for the ever changing up to date list.
  • Please note that the free spins will appear on the account, once the 150% bonus has been wagered. Your players will get 10 free spins per day over the course of 5 days (50 free spins in total).

UPDATE COVID-19: The online casino does not use the global pandemic situation for advertisement purposes, or to encourage the usage of its online gambling platform. In fact, it's forbidden to use the namesake, name, likeness and official logo or any depiction of the casino/company (and this casino gambling blog) in conjunction with any marketing campaign, which uses the novel coronavirus pandemic to advertise.
Mr Bit Casino does not accept players from:
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Summary:

 

Casino gambling in Kazakhstan

Casinos in Kazakhstan: legal since 1999, operators require a licence, restricted to the gambling zones since 2007

Online casino gambling in Kazakhstan: illegal, players are not prosecuted

 

Casinos are legal in Kazakhstan since 1999.

The casino sector experienced a boom between 1999 and 2007, when regulations were lax, taxes low, and casinos and slot halls were allowed to proliferate countrywide (similarly to Turkey, another Muslim-majority country that had a thriving casinos sector at one point).

However, just like in Turkey, the lax regulations, and the post-USSR environment resulted in shady elements, organized crime groups, corrupt people with political connections dominating the fledgling casino sector of Kazakhastan. This resulted in a multitude of issues with money laundering, corruption and widespread tax evasion (by using offshore bank accounts registered in tax havens).

This ended with the 2007 gambling legislation update, which introduced tougher regulations, restricted casinos to the two gambling zones of the country (Almatinskaya oblast, Akmolinskaya oblast) and banned slot halls. Additionally, it introduced various new requirements casinos have to comply with to stay in operation.

At this point only casino hotels can operate in Kazakhstan and slot halls are banned entirely, even in the special gambling zones.

/Comment: It is a well-known fact in the gambling industry that slot halls contribute disproportionately more to gambling addiction and problem gambling, than casino. Also, they are primarily visited by locals, whereas a higher percentage of foreigners visit casino hotels./

/Explanation: The difference between between casinos and slot halls:

  • Slot hall definition: These types of venues only contain gaming machines, and they are usually smaller than casinos.
  • Casino definition: Bigger than slot halls and electronic casinos, often attached to a hotel or a resort complex. They have gaming machines + electronic tables + live dealer tables, roulette wheels with croupiers and card games (banking and non-banking)./

 

Interestingly, there are no casinos in the capital Astana or in the largest city Almaty, only in the gambling zones, which is very unusual (in 90%+ of the countries, where casino are legal, most casinos are located either in the capital or in the biggest city, which are often the same, The Kazakh casino regulatory model is an exact copy of the Russian regulatory regime).

The first casino to open after the 2007 update was Casino Flamingo in Kapchagay, which opened in 2008. There are only 10 casinos in the country, UPDATE COVID-19: some casino have closed because of the global pandemic and the resulting decrease in the number of tourists, you can find the current list and read about the casinos in Kazakhstan, and you can find a list of all the gaming venues here, with address, number and types of games, entrance fee, dress code, and with a video of each one etc…

Online casinos are technically illegal in Kazakhstan, despite the fact that most other main forms of online gambling are legal (see below). Consequently, there are no domestic, Kazakh, licensed digital casino platforms.

Digital casinos are specifically banned, because of the history y of the casino sector of Kazakhstan (the period prior to the 2007 casino restriction), and because of this they are considered more addictive and more problematic by the government.

However, this is not strictly enforced and players are not prosecuted or fined for visiting foreign online casinos.

Kazakh ISPs (internet service providers) block unlicensed foreign casino websites, but only the biggest casino websites are blocked.

The online casinos below accept players from Kazakhstan.

Online casinos, which accepting players from Kazakhstan - click to see

The following casino websites accept players from Kazakhstan:

888 Casino, Poker, Bingo and Sportsbook

This is a banner displaying the various bonus offers of thee 888 gambling platforms (including casino, poker, sports betting platforms). On this page, right under the banner, you can read about these promotions, free spins and their terms and conditions, playthrough requirements, wagering limitations and their player protection, self exclusion and harm mitigation features. This is an advertisement, by clicking on the banner you will be taken to website of 888 casino, where you can register an account and play for real money. Full disclaimer: by registering an account I (the website owner) will receive a small percentage of the amount of money you deposited, self exclusion from the casino website is possible.

888 casino, poker, bingo & bookmaker, current 2022 promos, UK players accepted

  • €1500 welcome bonus package

USA players are not accepted, but UK players are accepted. Full list of banned countries can be found in the drop down menu below. UK licensed casino website, accept players from the United Kingdom and British territories. All in one gambling destination with poker, sports betting, live dealer games, bingo and over 1000 casino games (review coming soon).

Playthrough requirements, wagering limitations, terms and conditions and list of restricted countries

All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date by the time you are reading this).
General bonus terms and conditions at the 888 gambling websites:
  • welcome bonuses are only available for new players
  • bonuses are available in US Dollars, GBP, Euros or Canadian Dollars
  • the minimum deposit to receive any bonus is €10
  • the bonus + deposit needs to be wagered within 7 days from date of activation
 
Playthrough requirement of the welcome bonus: 30x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal. Playthrough requirement of the free spins: no free spins currently, free spins expire after 14 days
Wagering limitation:
Game type: Contribution:
Video slots & other types of slots, Scratch cards, Keno, Race, Arcade, Dice (and all other types of games not specifically mentioned below) 100%
Pai Gow, Caribbean Poker, Triple Card Poker and other kinds of table poker 20%
Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat, Live casino games, Video poker 10%
Craps 5%
 
UPDATE COVID-19: The online casino does not use the global pandemic situation for advertisement purposes, or to encourage the usage of its online gambling platform. In fact, it's forbidden to use the namesake, name, likeness and official logo or any depiction of the casino/company (and this casino gambling blog) in conjunction with any marketing campaign, which uses the novel coronavirus pandemic for promotion.
888 Casino does not accept players from:
   

Miami Club Digital Casino Destination

This is Miami Club gambling website's GIF animated banner displaying the various bonuses and promotional offers offered currently and their terms and conditions and required player protection information. The picture also acts as a link and by clicking on it you will be taken to the gambling website, where you can check out the most recent 2022 bonuses, promotions and you can register and play if your over the age of 18.

Miami Club 18+

  • Welcome bonus, 100% up to $100 on your first 8x deposit (up to $800 total)
  • Exclusive bonus code: MIFREE20, $20.00 free, every month, not just for new players, for returning players as well
  • Free spins, use coupon HOTWINGS to get 150% up to $150 plus 30 spins on the Funky Chicken 5-reel, limited time only (by the time you are reading it probably expired, only valid for a few days)

USA players accepted, Canada, Netherlands, Israel, France, Australia and UK players are not accepted.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

Check the gambling website for the most recent bouse promotions and playthrough requirement and wagering limitation information. The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 40x times before withdrawal, depending on the type.
Type of game: Count towards wagering requirement: 
Keno, Dazzling Dice, Poker Slots, Bingo Bucks - 100%
Table games 10%
Blackjack or video poke 10%
Slots 100%
Roulette, Craps or Baccarat 0% - Forbidden!
 
Wagering limitation:
  • UPDATE 2022: The wagering of any portion of a non-deposit bonus on Roulette, Craps or Baccarat games is strictly forbidden!
  • Currently, bonuses are not available to players registering accounts from the following countries: Russia, Ukraine.
  • Bonuses cannot be combined.
  • Miami Club casino requires that a deposit of at least $25 is made on all accounts before any cash withdrawal is processed to comply with anti money laundering laws + mandatory ID check required by law (law to fight financing of terrorism and payment processor require this as well). The deposited $25 can be withdrawn afterwards with the winnings.

Bet Online Casino, Bookmaker & Poker

Bet Online digital bookmaker, internet poker and online casino website's animated GIF banner displaying the latest 2021 promotional offers and bonus codes offered currently by the gambling platform to new and existing, returning players. This is a paid promotional banner, and acts as a link. By clicking on it, you will be taken to website betonline.ag , where you can register and start playing if you so choose.

Bet Online sports-book, poker and casino, cross platform and mobile compatible, bitcoin accepted.

  • Welcome bonus, $3000, 100% up to $1,000 on your first three deposits. Use the code BOLCASINO
  • 25% sports betting reload on every qualifying bet, code: LIFEBONUS 
  • +100% welcome match bonus up to 100% on your first deposit using Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin or DASH. No code required + 5% crypto boost afterwards on future deposits
  • 10% weekly rebate, cashback for returning players

You can read the review of BetOnline here. List of countries, from which they do not accept players can be found in the review and below. North American players accepted.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date).
Playthrough requirements of every bonus and promotion:
  • The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal, usually (sports betting and poker bonuses 10x)
  • Forfeiting the bonus will result in the bonus and any subsequent winnings associated with it to be removed from players accounts.
  • Only one bonus can be active at a time, playthrough requirements must be met before additional promotions can be received.
  • Players must use the related bonus code in order to receive a bonus (if it has a code, not every promotion requires one).
  • Bonus funds will only be available on the Betsoft games, the other providers are not eligible,, unless otherwise stated.
  • In cases where rollover or other criteria specified in the individual bonus terms and conditions are not met within 30 days, any remaining bonus funds and associated winnings will be forfeited automatically.
  • Wagering requirements must be fulfilled before any winnings can be withdrawn.

Playthrough requirement contributions: The following table show the contribution of the various types of games towards the fulfillment of the wagering requirement.
Game types: Contribution:
Slots (progressive jackpot slots excluded) 100%
Roulette (All versions), Draw High-Lo, 3 Card Rummy 20%
Baccarat, Blackjack (American & European), Poker 3, Oasis Poker, Single Deck Blackjack, Triple Edge Poker, Caribbean Poker, Three Card Poker, Video Poker 10%
Pirate 21, Blackjack Super 7, Pai Gow, 21 Burn, Ride’m Poker, All forms of Keno, Red Dog, Pontoon, Top Card Trumps 5%
Craps, Live Casino, All Games with Progressive Jackpots, Virtual Racebook. Speciality games ie Keno’s and Scratcher game offered by Betsoft 0%
This only applies to casino bonuses, sports betting or poker bonuses have different wagering limitations (can be found on the company's website). BetOnline does not accept players from:

Fair Go Aussie Themed Casino

This is an animated gif banner ad featuring all the current 2022 promotions, bonuses of FairGo Australian ("Aussie") themed casino. The picture also act as a link, by clicking on it you will be taken to the free to play area of the casino, where you can try out their games for free without spending any money, and you can register a real player account if you are 18+. Terms and conditions and requirements can be seen below the banner.

Fair Go Australian casino, 18+

Promotions:
  • 100% welcome bonus up to $200, on your first 5 deposits (total $500), coupon code: WELCOME
  • 100 free spins with code: DOD-GOW (limited time only, please let me know when the code expires)
  • 150% bonus and 50 spins on the new slot Lil Red ($20 minimum deposit requirement), coupon code: LILRED150, or on the slot Hyperwins, bonus code: GETHYPED
  • Special Neosurf bonus, deposit using Neosurf and get a 200% welcome bonus (only once per player), promo code: 200-NEO

Only one bonus can be active at a time. North American players are accepted at the casino. FairGo Casino does not accept players from: Moldova, Israel, UK. You can read the full review of Fair Go casino here.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

Disclaimer: The casinos is not actually an Australian online casino, the company is not registered in Australia, it's only "Aussie" themed.
All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date). Terms and conditions of every bonus and promotion:
  • Players from the following countries do not qualify for any bonuses: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Hungary, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Germany, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan.
  • Only one bonus can be active at a time.
  • Only real money players, who completed the registration are eligible for a bonus.
  • No deposit bonuses hold a maximum cash out limit which is 5x the bonus amount unless otherwise specified.

Playthrough requirement:
  • The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 60 times before withdrawal, unless otherwise stated.

Wagering requirement contributions: The following table show the contribution of the various types of games towards the fulfillment of the wagering requirement.
Game types: Contribution:
Slots (a.k.a. Pokies) 100%
All types of Blackjack, Video Poker, Craps, American Roulette, Baccarat and other table games and non-pokies games 0%

Mr Bit Casino and Sportsbook

This is a banner displaying the various bonus offers of Mr Bit casino. On this page, right under the banner, you can read about these promotions, free spins and their terms and conditions, playthrough requirements, wagering limitations and their player protection, self exclusion and harm mitigation features. This is an advertisement, by clicking on the banner you will be taken to website of Mr. Bit, where you can register an account and play for real money. Full disclaimer: by registering an account I (the website owner) will receive a small percentage of the amount of money you deposited, self exclusion from the casino website is possible.

Mr. Bit casino & bookmaker, current 2022 bonus offers, welcome bonus and free spins + offers for returning players, 18+

  • 100% welcome bonus Up To €500 + 50 Free Spins
  • Free spins every day for returning players
  • 33% reload bonus for returning players

You can read the full review of Mr Bit casino here. USA and UK players are not accepted. Full list of banned countries can be found in the review and below.

Playthrough requirements, wagering limitations, terms and conditions and list of restricted countries

All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date by the time you are reading this).
General bonus terms and conditions at Mr. Bit and its sister sites:
  • welcome bonuses are only available for 30 days after account creation
  • the minimum deposit to receive any bonus is €10
  • the bonus + deposit needs to be wagered within 7 days from date of activation
 
Playthrough requirement of the welcome bonus: 27x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 27 times before withdrawal. Playthrough requirement of the free spins: 30x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal.
Playthrough requirement: No playthrough requirement for the extra weekly money. In case of the welcome bonus:
  • Minimum deposit amount: €10
  • Maximum bonus amount: €500
  • Wagering requirements: x27 (deposit + bonus)
In case of the free spins:
  • Participating slots: Jungle Jim and the Lost Sphinx
  • Bet per spin: €0,10
  • Wagering requirements: x30 (bonus)
  • Limit on withdrawing from the free spins: x10
  • 7 days for wagering

Wagering limitation:
  • 7 days for wagering
  • Player from certain countries are not allowed use bonuses due to regular bonus abuse, check the casino's website for the ever changing up to date list.
  • Please note that the free spins will appear on the account, once the 150% bonus has been wagered. Your players will get 10 free spins per day over the course of 5 days (50 free spins in total).

UPDATE COVID-19: The online casino does not use the global pandemic situation for advertisement purposes, or to encourage the usage of its online gambling platform. In fact, it's forbidden to use the namesake, name, likeness and official logo or any depiction of the casino/company (and this casino gambling blog) in conjunction with any marketing campaign, which uses the novel coronavirus pandemic to advertise.
Mr Bit Casino does not accept players from:
.

 

Click here for more info on casinos in Kazakhstan.

 

Bingo in Kazakhstan

Bingo halls in Kazakhstan: legal since 2016, monopoly of the Kazakh National Lottery (Сәтті Жұлдыз)

Online bingo in Kazakhstan: legal since 2016, monopoly of the Kazakh National Lottery

 

Bingo is not specifically mentioned in the Kazakh gambling laws. However, it is considered to be a form of lottery, and as such it is regulated by Law 480-V On Lottery and Lottery-like Games (which also regulates lottery, keno, scratch cards and raffles).

According to this 2016 law bingo is a monopoly of  the designated national lottery company, which is JSC Satty Zhuldyz, which won a concession contract in 2018 (expires in 2033).

However, they do not operate any bingo halls, and they do not seem to have any bingo in their games offering.

/Comment: If you are from Kazakhstan and you know of any bingo game organized by them please leave a comment, it’s possible we have missed something, because their website is only available in Russian and Kazakh./

Online bingo is also legal since 2016, it is similarly a monopoly of Satty Zhuldyz. However, they do not seem to offer any internet bingo games right now.

The following bingo websites accept players from Kazakhstan.

Online bingo websites, which accept players from Kazakhstan - click to see

The following bingo websites have live bingo and accept players from Kazakhstan:

It is a monopoly of Satty Zhuldyz.

Source: *Zakon – Закон Республики Казахстан от 6 апреля 2016 года № 480-V

 

Poker in Kazakhstan

Poker halls in Cameroon: legal since 1999, operators require a licence

Online poker in Kazakhstan: illegal, players are not prosecuted

 

Poker is legal in Kazakhstan, since the legalization of casing gambling in 1999.

Poker is not specifically regulated. However, it is considered a casino game, and because of this, the regulations affecting casinos apply to poker as well.

There are no standalone poker clubs in the country, poker licenses are not issued. Poker is restricted to the licensed casinos in the two special gambling zones of Kazakhstan.

Online poker is illegal, because casino games over the internet are illegal.

Standalone online poker licences are not issued in Kazakhstan, and consequently there are no Kazakh digital poker sites. Only licensed online casinos could conduct poker games online. And because there are no Kazakhstani casino websites currently, there are actually no Kazakhstani gambling websites, where locals could play poker online.

You can only play poker on foreign poker websites, which accept players from Kazakhstan (you can see them below), players are not prosecuted for doing so.

The following online poker sites accept players from Kazakhstan.

Online poker networks, which accept players from Kazakhstan - click to see

The following online casino websites have poker and accept players from Kazakhstan:

Bet Online Casino, Bookmaker & Poker

Bet Online digital bookmaker, internet poker and online casino website's animated GIF banner displaying the latest 2021 promotional offers and bonus codes offered currently by the gambling platform to new and existing, returning players. This is a paid promotional banner, and acts as a link. By clicking on it, you will be taken to website betonline.ag , where you can register and start playing if you so choose.

Bet Online sports-book, poker and casino, cross platform and mobile compatible, bitcoin accepted.

  • Welcome bonus, $3000, 100% up to $1,000 on your first three deposits. Use the code BOLCASINO
  • 25% sports betting reload on every qualifying bet, code: LIFEBONUS 
  • +100% welcome match bonus up to 100% on your first deposit using Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin or DASH. No code required + 5% crypto boost afterwards on future deposits
  • 10% weekly rebate, cashback for returning players

You can read the review of BetOnline here. List of countries, from which they do not accept players can be found in the review and below. North American players accepted.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date).
Playthrough requirements of every bonus and promotion:
  • The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal, usually (sports betting and poker bonuses 10x)
  • Forfeiting the bonus will result in the bonus and any subsequent winnings associated with it to be removed from players accounts.
  • Only one bonus can be active at a time, playthrough requirements must be met before additional promotions can be received.
  • Players must use the related bonus code in order to receive a bonus (if it has a code, not every promotion requires one).
  • Bonus funds will only be available on the Betsoft games, the other providers are not eligible,, unless otherwise stated.
  • In cases where rollover or other criteria specified in the individual bonus terms and conditions are not met within 30 days, any remaining bonus funds and associated winnings will be forfeited automatically.
  • Wagering requirements must be fulfilled before any winnings can be withdrawn.

Playthrough requirement contributions: The following table show the contribution of the various types of games towards the fulfillment of the wagering requirement.
Game types: Contribution:
Slots (progressive jackpot slots excluded) 100%
Roulette (All versions), Draw High-Lo, 3 Card Rummy 20%
Baccarat, Blackjack (American & European), Poker 3, Oasis Poker, Single Deck Blackjack, Triple Edge Poker, Caribbean Poker, Three Card Poker, Video Poker 10%
Pirate 21, Blackjack Super 7, Pai Gow, 21 Burn, Ride’m Poker, All forms of Keno, Red Dog, Pontoon, Top Card Trumps 5%
Craps, Live Casino, All Games with Progressive Jackpots, Virtual Racebook. Speciality games ie Keno’s and Scratcher game offered by Betsoft 0%
This only applies to casino bonuses, sports betting or poker bonuses have different wagering limitations (can be found on the company's website). BetOnline does not accept players from:
.

 

Sports betting in Kazakhstan

Bookmakers, betting shops in Kazakhstan: legal, operators require a licence

Online sports betting in Kazakhstan: legal since 2007, operators require a licence

 

Sports betting is legal in Kazakhstan.

Actually, sports betting is the biggest gambling sector in the country right now, and you can bet on sports even at some ATMs.

/Comment: This is quite rare, in the overwhelming majority of the countries the lottery sector is the biggest. However, because prior to 2018 lottery was neglected sports betting is by far the most prominent sector and the biggest tax revenue contributor./

The biggest private Kazakh sports betting company is Olimp with around 300 bookmakers and betting pints throughout the country (they are also the head of the the Association of Bookmakers of Kazakhstan).

Olimp was at the center of one of the biggest online gambling scandals of Kazakhstan. The end result of this scandal was that the National Security Committee (KNB) declared that they engaged in online gambling activities, which were not covered by their licence. They had to pay a 145 billion tenge fine (around $380 million at the time) as a result*.

Online sports betting is also legal since 2007.

Kazakh bookmakers can accept bets on sports online with an online gambling licence.

The biggest private, domestic online sports betting company is Olimp. However, foreign online sportsbooks an also apply for a Kazakh digital bookmaker licence (only a few of the international sportsbooks acquired Kazakh online gambling licences, you can see a list of them below).

The online sportsbooks below accept registrations from Kazakhstan.

Online bookmakers, which accepting bettors from Kazakhstan - click to see

The following gambling websites have sports betting sections and accept registrations from Kazakhstan:

888 Casino, Poker, Bingo and Sportsbook

This is a banner displaying the various bonus offers of thee 888 gambling platforms (including casino, poker, sports betting platforms). On this page, right under the banner, you can read about these promotions, free spins and their terms and conditions, playthrough requirements, wagering limitations and their player protection, self exclusion and harm mitigation features. This is an advertisement, by clicking on the banner you will be taken to website of 888 casino, where you can register an account and play for real money. Full disclaimer: by registering an account I (the website owner) will receive a small percentage of the amount of money you deposited, self exclusion from the casino website is possible.

888 casino, poker, bingo & bookmaker, current 2022 promos, UK players accepted

  • €1500 welcome bonus package

USA players are not accepted, but UK players are accepted. Full list of banned countries can be found in the drop down menu below. UK licensed casino website, accept players from the United Kingdom and British territories. All in one gambling destination with poker, sports betting, live dealer games, bingo and over 1000 casino games (review coming soon).

Playthrough requirements, wagering limitations, terms and conditions and list of restricted countries

All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date by the time you are reading this).
General bonus terms and conditions at the 888 gambling websites:
  • welcome bonuses are only available for new players
  • bonuses are available in US Dollars, GBP, Euros or Canadian Dollars
  • the minimum deposit to receive any bonus is €10
  • the bonus + deposit needs to be wagered within 7 days from date of activation
 
Playthrough requirement of the welcome bonus: 30x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal. Playthrough requirement of the free spins: no free spins currently, free spins expire after 14 days
Wagering limitation:
Game type: Contribution:
Video slots & other types of slots, Scratch cards, Keno, Race, Arcade, Dice (and all other types of games not specifically mentioned below) 100%
Pai Gow, Caribbean Poker, Triple Card Poker and other kinds of table poker 20%
Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat, Live casino games, Video poker 10%
Craps 5%
 
UPDATE COVID-19: The online casino does not use the global pandemic situation for advertisement purposes, or to encourage the usage of its online gambling platform. In fact, it's forbidden to use the namesake, name, likeness and official logo or any depiction of the casino/company (and this casino gambling blog) in conjunction with any marketing campaign, which uses the novel coronavirus pandemic for promotion.
888 Casino does not accept players from:
   

Bet Online Casino, Bookmaker & Poker

Bet Online digital bookmaker, internet poker and online casino website's animated GIF banner displaying the latest 2021 promotional offers and bonus codes offered currently by the gambling platform to new and existing, returning players. This is a paid promotional banner, and acts as a link. By clicking on it, you will be taken to website betonline.ag , where you can register and start playing if you so choose.

Bet Online sports-book, poker and casino, cross platform and mobile compatible, bitcoin accepted.

  • Welcome bonus, $3000, 100% up to $1,000 on your first three deposits. Use the code BOLCASINO
  • 25% sports betting reload on every qualifying bet, code: LIFEBONUS 
  • +100% welcome match bonus up to 100% on your first deposit using Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin or DASH. No code required + 5% crypto boost afterwards on future deposits
  • 10% weekly rebate, cashback for returning players

You can read the review of BetOnline here. List of countries, from which they do not accept players can be found in the review and below. North American players accepted.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date).
Playthrough requirements of every bonus and promotion:
  • The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal, usually (sports betting and poker bonuses 10x)
  • Forfeiting the bonus will result in the bonus and any subsequent winnings associated with it to be removed from players accounts.
  • Only one bonus can be active at a time, playthrough requirements must be met before additional promotions can be received.
  • Players must use the related bonus code in order to receive a bonus (if it has a code, not every promotion requires one).
  • Bonus funds will only be available on the Betsoft games, the other providers are not eligible,, unless otherwise stated.
  • In cases where rollover or other criteria specified in the individual bonus terms and conditions are not met within 30 days, any remaining bonus funds and associated winnings will be forfeited automatically.
  • Wagering requirements must be fulfilled before any winnings can be withdrawn.

Playthrough requirement contributions: The following table show the contribution of the various types of games towards the fulfillment of the wagering requirement.
Game types: Contribution:
Slots (progressive jackpot slots excluded) 100%
Roulette (All versions), Draw High-Lo, 3 Card Rummy 20%
Baccarat, Blackjack (American & European), Poker 3, Oasis Poker, Single Deck Blackjack, Triple Edge Poker, Caribbean Poker, Three Card Poker, Video Poker 10%
Pirate 21, Blackjack Super 7, Pai Gow, 21 Burn, Ride’m Poker, All forms of Keno, Red Dog, Pontoon, Top Card Trumps 5%
Craps, Live Casino, All Games with Progressive Jackpots, Virtual Racebook. Speciality games ie Keno’s and Scratcher game offered by Betsoft 0%
This only applies to casino bonuses, sports betting or poker bonuses have different wagering limitations (can be found on the company's website). BetOnline does not accept players from:

Mr Bit Casino and Sportsbook

This is a banner displaying the various bonus offers of Mr Bit casino. On this page, right under the banner, you can read about these promotions, free spins and their terms and conditions, playthrough requirements, wagering limitations and their player protection, self exclusion and harm mitigation features. This is an advertisement, by clicking on the banner you will be taken to website of Mr. Bit, where you can register an account and play for real money. Full disclaimer: by registering an account I (the website owner) will receive a small percentage of the amount of money you deposited, self exclusion from the casino website is possible.

Mr. Bit casino & bookmaker, current 2022 bonus offers, welcome bonus and free spins + offers for returning players, 18+

  • 100% welcome bonus Up To €500 + 50 Free Spins
  • Free spins every day for returning players
  • 33% reload bonus for returning players

You can read the full review of Mr Bit casino here. USA and UK players are not accepted. Full list of banned countries can be found in the review and below.

Playthrough requirements, wagering limitations, terms and conditions and list of restricted countries

All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date by the time you are reading this).
General bonus terms and conditions at Mr. Bit and its sister sites:
  • welcome bonuses are only available for 30 days after account creation
  • the minimum deposit to receive any bonus is €10
  • the bonus + deposit needs to be wagered within 7 days from date of activation
 
Playthrough requirement of the welcome bonus: 27x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 27 times before withdrawal. Playthrough requirement of the free spins: 30x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal.
Playthrough requirement: No playthrough requirement for the extra weekly money. In case of the welcome bonus:
  • Minimum deposit amount: €10
  • Maximum bonus amount: €500
  • Wagering requirements: x27 (deposit + bonus)
In case of the free spins:
  • Participating slots: Jungle Jim and the Lost Sphinx
  • Bet per spin: €0,10
  • Wagering requirements: x30 (bonus)
  • Limit on withdrawing from the free spins: x10
  • 7 days for wagering

Wagering limitation:
  • 7 days for wagering
  • Player from certain countries are not allowed use bonuses due to regular bonus abuse, check the casino's website for the ever changing up to date list.
  • Please note that the free spins will appear on the account, once the 150% bonus has been wagered. Your players will get 10 free spins per day over the course of 5 days (50 free spins in total).

UPDATE COVID-19: The online casino does not use the global pandemic situation for advertisement purposes, or to encourage the usage of its online gambling platform. In fact, it's forbidden to use the namesake, name, likeness and official logo or any depiction of the casino/company (and this casino gambling blog) in conjunction with any marketing campaign, which uses the novel coronavirus pandemic to advertise.
Mr Bit Casino does not accept players from:
.

Source: *Governemtn of Kazakhstan – Букмекерской конторе «Олимп» доначислено налогов на 145 млрд. тенге (Russian only)

 

Lottery in Kazakhstan

Lottery in Cameroon: legal since 1991, monopoly of the Kazakh National Lottery (Сәтті Жұлдыз)

Online lottery in Kazakhstan: legal since 2016, monopoly of the Kazakh National Lottery (Satty Zhuldyz)

 

Surprisingly lottery is only specifically regulated in Kazakhstan since 2016.

The legalization was followed by a 2 year long concession process, which was won by JSC Satty Zhuldyz, who created the Kazakh National Lottery – Сәтті Жұлдыз in 2018, in conjunction with Scientific Games (owned by US billionaire Ronald Perelman)*.

The lottery sector is overseen by the The National Lottery Board of Kazakhstan and it is regulated by Law 480-V On Lottery and Lottery-like Games**.

Satty Zhuldyz also has a monopoly on lottery-like games, which in Kazakhstan include: keno, scratch cards, bingo.

Fun fact: The history of lottery in Kazakhstan predates the country’s independence in 1991. Lottery was the only form of gambling to be legal during the Soviet era.

Online lottery is also legal since 2016, Satty Zhuldyz sells lottery tickets online.

According to the Kazakhstani lottery law Kazakh players can not buy lottery tickets from foreign online lotteries, that is considered illegal.

However, Kazakhstani players can participate in foreign lottery draws, in person, as tourists visiting other countries, or online, from so called “lottery purchasing services” (lottery purchasing services are businesses, which purchase physical lottery tickets for you in a foreign country, if you make a purchase on their website, you can see an example of such a website below).

Apart from Satty Zhuldyz the following websites allow people from Kazakhstan to purchase lottery tickets online.

Online lottery platforms, which accept players from Kazakhstan - click to see

The following internet lottery sites allow players from Kazakhstan to purchase lottery tickets online:

Online lottery

This is an animated 728x90 pixels GIF banner advertisement of the Lotter online lottery retailer. The animated banner displays the various ads and promotions the digital gambling platform offers in 2022. The Lottery is an official reseller of Oregon and Texas lottery tickets. You can find the list of restricted countries, from which the Lottery does not accept plyers below the banner, behind the dropdown menu, additional requirements, terms and conditions are displayed there as well. The banner acts as a link, by clicking on it you can see the offers on their website and you can purchase lottery tickets over the internet after registration.

The Lottery, official reseller of US lottery tickets online, licensed legally operating online lottery retailer

UPDATE: They have recently changed the list of restricted countries significantly. Please check the list below to see whether you are eligible to play.

List of restricted countries

They do not allow players to purchase lottery tickets from the following countries:   Also, you must be 18+, and you must use your real address, email address and phone number to participate in the digital lottery draws. Promotions change quite often, check the lottery platforms for the most recent "buy 2 and get 1 for free" promotions or free tickets.

Sources:

*SBCNews – Kazakhstan gets National Lottery courtesy of Scientific Games

**Zakon – Закон Республики Казахстан от 6 апреля 2016 года № 480-V

 

Bitcoin gambling in Kazakhstan

Cryptocurrency wagering in Kazakhstan: not specifically regulated, de facto illegal since 2020

 

Cryptocurrency gambling is not specifically addressed by the gambling legislation of Kazakhstan.
However, bitcoin, litecoin, ethereum, ripple and other cryptocurrencies are de facto illegal since 2020, according to Law No. 347-VI On Amending Legislative Acts Concerning the Regulation of Digital Technologies*.

This makes it impossible for licensed legally operating Kazakhstani gambling companies to accept virtual currencies.

The only exception are offshore gambling websites with a Kazakhstani online gambling licence, because this law does not extend to them, and they also do not exchange or use crypto coins directly. These websites exchange digital currencies through third-party exchange apps (which usually operate out of offshore tax havens). Right now this is the only way Kazakh players can legally place bets using alternative digital currencies

The bitcoin casinos below accept players from Kazakhstan.

Online casinos accepting crypto and players from Kazakhstan - click to see

The following online casino websites accept bitcoin, litecoin and ethereum, and accept players from Kazakhstan:

888 Casino, Poker, Bingo and Sportsbook

This is a banner displaying the various bonus offers of thee 888 gambling platforms (including casino, poker, sports betting platforms). On this page, right under the banner, you can read about these promotions, free spins and their terms and conditions, playthrough requirements, wagering limitations and their player protection, self exclusion and harm mitigation features. This is an advertisement, by clicking on the banner you will be taken to website of 888 casino, where you can register an account and play for real money. Full disclaimer: by registering an account I (the website owner) will receive a small percentage of the amount of money you deposited, self exclusion from the casino website is possible.

888 casino, poker, bingo & bookmaker, current 2022 promos, UK players accepted

  • €1500 welcome bonus package

USA players are not accepted, but UK players are accepted. Full list of banned countries can be found in the drop down menu below. UK licensed casino website, accept players from the United Kingdom and British territories. All in one gambling destination with poker, sports betting, live dealer games, bingo and over 1000 casino games (review coming soon).

Playthrough requirements, wagering limitations, terms and conditions and list of restricted countries

All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date by the time you are reading this).
General bonus terms and conditions at the 888 gambling websites:
  • welcome bonuses are only available for new players
  • bonuses are available in US Dollars, GBP, Euros or Canadian Dollars
  • the minimum deposit to receive any bonus is €10
  • the bonus + deposit needs to be wagered within 7 days from date of activation
 
Playthrough requirement of the welcome bonus: 30x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal. Playthrough requirement of the free spins: no free spins currently, free spins expire after 14 days
Wagering limitation:
Game type: Contribution:
Video slots & other types of slots, Scratch cards, Keno, Race, Arcade, Dice (and all other types of games not specifically mentioned below) 100%
Pai Gow, Caribbean Poker, Triple Card Poker and other kinds of table poker 20%
Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat, Live casino games, Video poker 10%
Craps 5%
 
UPDATE COVID-19: The online casino does not use the global pandemic situation for advertisement purposes, or to encourage the usage of its online gambling platform. In fact, it's forbidden to use the namesake, name, likeness and official logo or any depiction of the casino/company (and this casino gambling blog) in conjunction with any marketing campaign, which uses the novel coronavirus pandemic for promotion.
888 Casino does not accept players from:
   

Miami Club Digital Casino Destination

This is Miami Club gambling website's GIF animated banner displaying the various bonuses and promotional offers offered currently and their terms and conditions and required player protection information. The picture also acts as a link and by clicking on it you will be taken to the gambling website, where you can check out the most recent 2022 bonuses, promotions and you can register and play if your over the age of 18.

Miami Club 18+

  • Welcome bonus, 100% up to $100 on your first 8x deposit (up to $800 total)
  • Exclusive bonus code: MIFREE20, $20.00 free, every month, not just for new players, for returning players as well
  • Free spins, use coupon HOTWINGS to get 150% up to $150 plus 30 spins on the Funky Chicken 5-reel, limited time only (by the time you are reading it probably expired, only valid for a few days)

USA players accepted, Canada, Netherlands, Israel, France, Australia and UK players are not accepted.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

Check the gambling website for the most recent bouse promotions and playthrough requirement and wagering limitation information. The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 40x times before withdrawal, depending on the type.
Type of game: Count towards wagering requirement: 
Keno, Dazzling Dice, Poker Slots, Bingo Bucks - 100%
Table games 10%
Blackjack or video poke 10%
Slots 100%
Roulette, Craps or Baccarat 0% - Forbidden!
 
Wagering limitation:
  • UPDATE 2022: The wagering of any portion of a non-deposit bonus on Roulette, Craps or Baccarat games is strictly forbidden!
  • Currently, bonuses are not available to players registering accounts from the following countries: Russia, Ukraine.
  • Bonuses cannot be combined.
  • Miami Club casino requires that a deposit of at least $25 is made on all accounts before any cash withdrawal is processed to comply with anti money laundering laws + mandatory ID check required by law (law to fight financing of terrorism and payment processor require this as well). The deposited $25 can be withdrawn afterwards with the winnings.

Bet Online Casino, Bookmaker & Poker

Bet Online digital bookmaker, internet poker and online casino website's animated GIF banner displaying the latest 2021 promotional offers and bonus codes offered currently by the gambling platform to new and existing, returning players. This is a paid promotional banner, and acts as a link. By clicking on it, you will be taken to website betonline.ag , where you can register and start playing if you so choose.

Bet Online sports-book, poker and casino, cross platform and mobile compatible, bitcoin accepted.

  • Welcome bonus, $3000, 100% up to $1,000 on your first three deposits. Use the code BOLCASINO
  • 25% sports betting reload on every qualifying bet, code: LIFEBONUS 
  • +100% welcome match bonus up to 100% on your first deposit using Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin or DASH. No code required + 5% crypto boost afterwards on future deposits
  • 10% weekly rebate, cashback for returning players

You can read the review of BetOnline here. List of countries, from which they do not accept players can be found in the review and below. North American players accepted.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date).
Playthrough requirements of every bonus and promotion:
  • The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal, usually (sports betting and poker bonuses 10x)
  • Forfeiting the bonus will result in the bonus and any subsequent winnings associated with it to be removed from players accounts.
  • Only one bonus can be active at a time, playthrough requirements must be met before additional promotions can be received.
  • Players must use the related bonus code in order to receive a bonus (if it has a code, not every promotion requires one).
  • Bonus funds will only be available on the Betsoft games, the other providers are not eligible,, unless otherwise stated.
  • In cases where rollover or other criteria specified in the individual bonus terms and conditions are not met within 30 days, any remaining bonus funds and associated winnings will be forfeited automatically.
  • Wagering requirements must be fulfilled before any winnings can be withdrawn.

Playthrough requirement contributions: The following table show the contribution of the various types of games towards the fulfillment of the wagering requirement.
Game types: Contribution:
Slots (progressive jackpot slots excluded) 100%
Roulette (All versions), Draw High-Lo, 3 Card Rummy 20%
Baccarat, Blackjack (American & European), Poker 3, Oasis Poker, Single Deck Blackjack, Triple Edge Poker, Caribbean Poker, Three Card Poker, Video Poker 10%
Pirate 21, Blackjack Super 7, Pai Gow, 21 Burn, Ride’m Poker, All forms of Keno, Red Dog, Pontoon, Top Card Trumps 5%
Craps, Live Casino, All Games with Progressive Jackpots, Virtual Racebook. Speciality games ie Keno’s and Scratcher game offered by Betsoft 0%
This only applies to casino bonuses, sports betting or poker bonuses have different wagering limitations (can be found on the company's website). BetOnline does not accept players from:

Fair Go Aussie Themed Casino

This is an animated gif banner ad featuring all the current 2022 promotions, bonuses of FairGo Australian ("Aussie") themed casino. The picture also act as a link, by clicking on it you will be taken to the free to play area of the casino, where you can try out their games for free without spending any money, and you can register a real player account if you are 18+. Terms and conditions and requirements can be seen below the banner.

Fair Go Australian casino, 18+

Promotions:
  • 100% welcome bonus up to $200, on your first 5 deposits (total $500), coupon code: WELCOME
  • 100 free spins with code: DOD-GOW (limited time only, please let me know when the code expires)
  • 150% bonus and 50 spins on the new slot Lil Red ($20 minimum deposit requirement), coupon code: LILRED150, or on the slot Hyperwins, bonus code: GETHYPED
  • Special Neosurf bonus, deposit using Neosurf and get a 200% welcome bonus (only once per player), promo code: 200-NEO

Only one bonus can be active at a time. North American players are accepted at the casino. FairGo Casino does not accept players from: Moldova, Israel, UK. You can read the full review of Fair Go casino here.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

Disclaimer: The casinos is not actually an Australian online casino, the company is not registered in Australia, it's only "Aussie" themed.
All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date). Terms and conditions of every bonus and promotion:
  • Players from the following countries do not qualify for any bonuses: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Hungary, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Germany, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan.
  • Only one bonus can be active at a time.
  • Only real money players, who completed the registration are eligible for a bonus.
  • No deposit bonuses hold a maximum cash out limit which is 5x the bonus amount unless otherwise specified.

Playthrough requirement:
  • The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 60 times before withdrawal, unless otherwise stated.

Wagering requirement contributions: The following table show the contribution of the various types of games towards the fulfillment of the wagering requirement.
Game types: Contribution:
Slots (a.k.a. Pokies) 100%
All types of Blackjack, Video Poker, Craps, American Roulette, Baccarat and other table games and non-pokies games 0%

Mr Bit Casino and Sportsbook

This is a banner displaying the various bonus offers of Mr Bit casino. On this page, right under the banner, you can read about these promotions, free spins and their terms and conditions, playthrough requirements, wagering limitations and their player protection, self exclusion and harm mitigation features. This is an advertisement, by clicking on the banner you will be taken to website of Mr. Bit, where you can register an account and play for real money. Full disclaimer: by registering an account I (the website owner) will receive a small percentage of the amount of money you deposited, self exclusion from the casino website is possible.

Mr. Bit casino & bookmaker, current 2022 bonus offers, welcome bonus and free spins + offers for returning players, 18+

  • 100% welcome bonus Up To €500 + 50 Free Spins
  • Free spins every day for returning players
  • 33% reload bonus for returning players

You can read the full review of Mr Bit casino here. USA and UK players are not accepted. Full list of banned countries can be found in the review and below.

Playthrough requirements, wagering limitations, terms and conditions and list of restricted countries

All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date by the time you are reading this).
General bonus terms and conditions at Mr. Bit and its sister sites:
  • welcome bonuses are only available for 30 days after account creation
  • the minimum deposit to receive any bonus is €10
  • the bonus + deposit needs to be wagered within 7 days from date of activation
 
Playthrough requirement of the welcome bonus: 27x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 27 times before withdrawal. Playthrough requirement of the free spins: 30x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal.
Playthrough requirement: No playthrough requirement for the extra weekly money. In case of the welcome bonus:
  • Minimum deposit amount: €10
  • Maximum bonus amount: €500
  • Wagering requirements: x27 (deposit + bonus)
In case of the free spins:
  • Participating slots: Jungle Jim and the Lost Sphinx
  • Bet per spin: €0,10
  • Wagering requirements: x30 (bonus)
  • Limit on withdrawing from the free spins: x10
  • 7 days for wagering

Wagering limitation:
  • 7 days for wagering
  • Player from certain countries are not allowed use bonuses due to regular bonus abuse, check the casino's website for the ever changing up to date list.
  • Please note that the free spins will appear on the account, once the 150% bonus has been wagered. Your players will get 10 free spins per day over the course of 5 days (50 free spins in total).

UPDATE COVID-19: The online casino does not use the global pandemic situation for advertisement purposes, or to encourage the usage of its online gambling platform. In fact, it's forbidden to use the namesake, name, likeness and official logo or any depiction of the casino/company (and this casino gambling blog) in conjunction with any marketing campaign, which uses the novel coronavirus pandemic to advertise.
Mr Bit Casino does not accept players from:
.

Source: *Информационно-правовая система нормативных правовых актов Республики Казахстан – О внесении изменений и дополнений в некоторые законодательные акты Республики Казахстан по вопросам регулирования цифровых технологий (Russian only)

 

FAQ – frequently asked questions about Kazakhstan internet gambling platforms

FAQ section

The following are some of the frequently asked questions about gambling in Kazakhstan. Click on the dropdown menu below to see the questions and answers.

Q&A

Is gambling legal in Kazakhstan?

Yes, gambling is legal in Kazakhstan since 1991 (technically gambling predates the formation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, because lottery was legal even while the country was part of the USSR).

Is online gambling legal in Kazakhstan?

Yes, most forms of online gambling are legal in Kazakhstan since 2007.

Is online bingo legal in Kazakhstan?

Yes, online bingo is legal in Kazakhstan since 2016, it is considered a form of lottery and as such it is a monopoly of the Kazakh National Lottery Satty Zhuldyz.

Is online poker legal in Kazakhstan?

No, online poker is illegal in Kazakhstan.

Is online sports betting legal in Kazakhstan?

Yes, online sports betting is legal in Kazakhstan since 2007.

Is online lottery legal in Kazakhstan?

Online lottery is legal in Kazakhstan since 2016. It is a monopoly of the Kazakh National Lottery Satty Zhuldyz.

Is bitcoin wagering legal in Kazakhstan?

No, cryptocurrency gambling is de facto illegal in Kazakhstan. You can not place bets using virtual currencies with the domestic gambling platforms.

Can you play online from Kazakhstan?

Yes, you can play online from Kazakhstan on online gambling websites with a Kazakhstan online gambling licence. You can see a list of these platforms on this page. Using unlicensed gambling websites is illegal.

Can you play bingo over the internet in Kazakhstan?

No, you can not play bingo over the internet from Kazakhstan, currently. Bingo is considered a form of lottery, and such it is a monopoly of Satty Zhuldyz. However, the Kazakhstani lottery does not conduct any online bingo right now.

Can you play poker online from Kazakhstan?

No, you can not play poker over the internet in Kazakhstan. Poker is considered a form of casino gambling, and online casino games are illegal in Kazakhstan. However, some foreign online poker websites do accept Kazakhstani players despite this, but using such sites is illegal technically (although players are not prosecuted, and that is their only options to paly poker online). You can find more information about this in the Kazakhstan online poker section on this page.

Can you bet on sports online from Kazakhstan?

Yes, you can place bets on sports from Kazakhstan with the licensed digital bookmakers mentioned on this page.

Can you purchase lottery tickets online in Kazakhstan?

Yes, you can buy lottery tickets online in Kazakhstan on the lottery platforms listed on this page.

Can you use bitcoin wagering websites in Kazakhstan?

No, cryptocurrency gambling is de facto illegal in Kazakhstan. You can not place bets using virtual currencies with domestic gambling platforms. Despite this, some offshore crypto gambling websites accept players from Kazakhstan, and that is the only option for locals to place bets using bitcoin, litecoin, ethereum, ripple or other virtual currencies. However, keep in mind that using such sites is illegal officially (although players are not prosecuted by the authorities). You can find more information about them in the Kazakhstan cryptocurrency wagering section on this page.

Are there gambling websites, which accept players from Kazakhstan?

Only licensed online gambling websites can accept players from Kazakhstan. You can see a list of these licensed internet wagering sites on this webpage. Using unlicensed gambling websites is illegal.

Which internet gambling apps can I use from Kazakhstan?

You can use any of the mobile gambling apps listed on this webpage.

Which online bingo sites accept players from Kazakhstan?

Currently there aren't any online bingo sites, which would accept players from Kazakhstan. If you know of any please leave a comment at the bottom of the page.

Which online poker websites accept players from Kazakhstan?

The following digital poker networks accept players from Kazakhstan, you can see them above this FAQ, at the Kazakhstan online poker section.

Which online sportsbooks accept bettors from Kazakhstan?

The digital bookmakers and wagering websites listed above this questions and answers section accept punters from Kazakhstan (the list can be found at the Kazakhstan sports betting section).

Which online lotteries accept registrations from Kazakhstan?

Lottery is a monopoly of Satty Zhuldyz.

Which internet gambling platforms have a Kazakhstan license?

The digital platforms on this site all have Kazakhstan gambling licences and accept players from the country.

Which crypto gambling platforms accept players from Kazakhstan?

The gambling websites listed on this page (at the bitcoin gambling in Kazakhstan section) all accept various alternative digital currencies and players from Kazakhstan.

 

This guide to the legal status of gambling in Kazakhstan is part of Simon’s List – Legal Status of Online Gambling – a definitive guide to the legal status of all forms of online gambling activities in every country around the world, with interactive map.

Last updated: 2022-03-24

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