Simon’s Saint Kitts Land-based and Online Casinos Guide

This is a picture of the building and front entrance of MaPau St Kitts Casino & Entertainment Centre, one of the two casinos of Federation of Saint Christopher Island and Nevis. On this page you can read about the taxation, legislation, licensing of casino gambling on the island, and you can find a list of licensed casino gambling establishments, slot halls and online casinos, which accept players from St. Kitts.

Saint Kitts Casino Guide

This is a guide to brick and mortar as well as online casinos in Saint Kitts and Nevis (officially the Federation of Saint Christopher Island and Nevis, population of 52K, on two islands). Find out which are the best casinos and online casino sites in Saint Kitts and Nevis, or learn more about the legal status of casino gambling in the country.

 

Online casinos in Saint Kitts and Nevis

Legal status: legal 1999, requires licence

 

Saint Kitts and Nevis, is a country consisting of the two islands mentioned in the name, located on the edge of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Saint Kitts and Nevis is a Commonwealth realm, which means that the head of state is Elizabeth II, but the federation has its own parliament and creates its own laws, including the law affecting online casino gambling, and UK casino gambling laws don’t apply here.

The regulation of online casino gambling in Saint Kitts is actually very similar to that of several other Caribbean countries. Online casino gambling is legal on the islands since 1999, according to the Betting and Gaming Control Act*, and online casino operators may apply for an online casino licence from the Gambling Commission (UPDATE 2021: which replaced the St. Christopher and Nevis Gaming Board, as the licensing and regulatory body). However, online casinos licensed in Saint Kitts and Nevis are not allowed to accept players from the country.

But unlike many other Caribbean island nations, it has never became a huge online gambling licensing hub. There are only 2 licensees (and the number has been shrinking actually, there were 17 licensees in the 2000s)**.

While online casinos licensed in Saint Kitts may not accept local gamblers, that does not mean that players in Saint Kitts and Nevis are without any options. Locals are not prosecuted for placing bets online on offshore casino websites (just like in all other micronations) and for now, that is their only option (tourists can play in St. Kitts licensed online casinos).

Many international online casino sites welcome players from Saint Kitts. These sites are not blocked by ISPs on the islands, and players face no repercussions for placing bets on these platforms.

By scrolling below, you can see a list of online casinos, which accept players from St. Kitts.

 

Can tourists play online while visiting St. Kitts and Nevis?

Yes, the online casino gambling laws of any country only apply to citizens and lawful permanent residents, if you are a tourist (or a non-citizen expat, or illegal), you can play online freely while enjoying your vacation.

 

Online casino licensing and regulatory body of St. Kitts:

UPDATE 2021: Online casino licences were issued by the Saint Christopher and Nevis Gaming Board, created in 1999 when the Betting and Gaming Control Act was passed, legalizing gambling and internet gambling. This was replaced recently, in 2021, by the new Gaming Commission (which also doesn’t have any website, just like the old one…). You have to contact them if you want to set up a digital gambling business (couldn’t find any contact info online, try contacting the government through their website).

Online casino operators must become incorporated in Saint Kitts and Nevis, and pay a licensing fee of USD 80 000 in order to receive an online casino licence. The annual fee is another USD 40 000.

Additionally, companies providing online betting and gaming services from St. Kitts and Nevis must be registered at the Financial Services Department of the Ministry of Finance.

Every other requirement can be found in the Gamin Control Bill 2021 (you can find it below, among the sources).

The licensing fee for internet gaming is a one time only $5000 USD application fee, and $50 K USD annually.

 

Other known licensing requirements are:

  • must obtain work permits for all non-nationals
  • the company must notify the relevant government authority before making any changes in its directors or owners
  • the company is required to consult with the relevant government authority on the content of any advertisement placed on the internet
  • must open an account with a bank in St. Kitts and Nevis, banking operations must be carried out with a local commercial bank
  • online gambling sites licensed in the country can not accept local players
  • the applicant must also prove that neither they, nor any officer or shareholder if it is a corporate applicant, have been convicted of a crime of moral turpitude in any country
  • online gambling software used requires certification from an independent testing laboratory approved by the Commission that it has verified the accuracy and operations of the slot machines and other relevant gaming equipment

 

Licensing process usually takes between 4 to 6 weeks.

 

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Taxation of online casino sites in St. Kitts:

Apart from the fixed licensing fees above, there is no specific internet casino tax.

 

For players, taxation of gambling winnings in St. Kitts: not taxable

 

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Age requirement of online casinos in St. Kitts: 18+

 

Sources, main pieces of online casino gambling legislation:

*The Betting and Gaming (Control) Act, 1999.

**WTO Report on St. Kitts

 

 

Online casinos accepting players from Saint Kitts

The following online gambling websites accept players from Saint Kitts:

 

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%
 
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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)
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USA players accepted, Canada, Netherlands, Israel, France, Australia and UK players are not accepted. You can read the review of Miami Club Casino here.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

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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.

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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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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:

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Fair Go Australian casino, 18+

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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.

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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 for promotion.
Mr Bit Casino does not accept players from:

 

Land-based casinos in Saint Kitts and Nevis

Legal status of brick & mortar casinos: legal 1999, requires licence

 

Similarly to online casino gambling, land-based casinos are also legal in Saint Kitts and Nevis since 1999. UPDATE 2021: the casino gambling legislation just received a big overhaul, and the Gaming Control Act 2021* has now replaced the Betting Control Act 1999 as the main piece of legislation regulating brick & mortar gaming venues.

Casino operators must apply for a licence from the newly formed Gaming Board and pay the associated licensing fees (see below) in order to open a casino.

The aim of the legalization of gambling in Saint Kitts was to diversify the economy of the country. Like many other Caribbean countries, Saint Kitts relies heavily on tourism, and casinos were deemed a great way to increase the tax income per visitor. Today, Saint Kitts and Nevis has 2 casinos (UPDATE COVID-19: down from 3 because of the coronavirus), all of which are located on the bigger island of St. Kitts, near the capital Basseterre.

The largest casino in the country is the Royal Beach Casino located in Frigate Bay, on the island of Saint Kitts. The casino offers table games such as blackjack, craps, poker and roulette, over 300 slot machines and sports betting. The casino is also connected to the St. Kitts Marriott Resort, which provides several means of entertainment and relaxation including live entertainment, golf and a spa.

You can find all the currently operating brick-and-mortar casinos in the list below.

 

Can locals visit the casinos in Saint Kitts?

Yes, locals can visit the casinos too, they are not just for tourists.

 

Casino licensing and regulatory body of Saint Kitts:

The Saint Christopher and Nevis Gaming Commission issue licenses for brick & mortar gambling establishments on the islands. You have to contact them if you want to set up a gambling business (no website, couldn’t find any contact info online, try contacting the government through their website).

Land-based casino licenses are only awarded to hotels, which have at least 200 rooms.

You need a company incorporated in St. Kitts and Nevis to be eligible for a gambling license (the word “casino” can not be in the name of the company for some reason).

Every other requirement can be found in the Gamin Control Bill 2021 (you can find it below, among the sources).

The licensing fees are:

 

St. Kitts licensing fees
Licence Application Fee Annual Licence Fee
Casino $10,000 $10,000
Lottery $5000 $50,000
Slot Parlour $2000 $20,000
Sports Betting $1000 $10,000
Racetrack $1000 $10,000
Distributor $1000
Supplier $1000
Key Gaming Employee $250 $500
Junket Operator $1000 $5000
Lottery Agent $1000
Slot operator $100 $250

 

+ slot machines, $250 per machine, per year, and a fixed registration fee depending on how many slot machines you have (annual):

  • slot operator – 1-5 machines – $200.00
  • slot operator – 6-10 machines – $500.00
  • slot operator – 11-20 machines – $1000.00
  • slot parlour – 21+ machines – $20,000

 

Other known licensing requirements are:

  • must obtain work permits for all non-nationals
  • the company must notify the relevant government authority before making any changes in its directors or owners
  • the company is required to consult with the relevant government authority on the content of any advertisement placed on the internet
  • must open an account with a bank in St. Kitts and Nevis, banking operations must be carried out with a local commercial bank
  • the applicant must also prove that neither they, nor any officer or shareholder if it is a corporate applicant, have been convicted of a crime of moral turpitude in any country
  • all slot machines require a certification from an independent testing laboratory approved by the Commission that it has verified the accuracy and operations of the slot machines and other relevant gaming equipment

 

Licensing process usually takes between 4 to 6 weeks.

 

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Taxation of brick & mortar gambling establishments in St. Kitts:

Apart from the fixed licensing fees above, there is no specific casino gambling tax.

 

For the players, taxation of gambling winnings in St. Kitts: not taxable

 

 

For players, taxation of gambling winnings in St. Kitts:

 

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Age requirement of land-based casinos, slot parlours in St. Kitts: 18+

 

Sources, main pieces of land-based casino legislation:

*Government of St. Kitts & Nevis – The Law Commission – An arm of the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs – Gaming (Control) Act 2021

 

List of all the casinos in Saint Kitts and Nevis

This is a list of the 2 currently operating casinos in St. Kitts with address, opening hours, number and types of games, dress code, entrance fee, reviews and a video of each gambling establishment if one is available.

In St. Kitts slot halls which only have gaming machines are also called casinos, for marketing purposes (this is very common all over the world sadly, misleading, not a good sign usually). MaPau Entertainment Centre is actually not a casino, it’s only a slot parlour.

UPDATE 2021: Currently, due to the high licensing fees, there is only 1 slot hall (there is a separate slot hall license, they don’t need to get a casino license, and slot halls don’t need to be attached to hotels with 200 rooms, unlike casinos). This means that technically, there is only 1 bona fide casino in all of St. Kitts, which is very low for a Caribbean country, extremely low actually (Dominica has the exact same situation actually, they also have only 1 casino and 1 slot hall).

 

In order to avoid confusion, I included the official definitions of the various gambling establishments we use in the casino industry. This is the globally accepted standard in the gambling sector:

  • Casino definition: a casino has so called “live tables”, which are tables with actual dealers or roulette wheels with croupiers
  • Slot hall definition: only has gaming machines (e.g.: slots, video poker machines, maybe pachinko, wheel of fortune, electric bingo, sports betting kiosk or terminals, VLT, or historic horse racing machines in the USA)
  • Electronic casino definition: a slot hall that has electronic, automatic tables, wheels without dealers or croupiers, popular in Europe

 

/Comment: Yes, many establishments mislabel themselves on purpose, for marketing purposes, it’s dishonest and misleading. It is a practice that is looked down upon in the gambling industry, but still very prevalent sadly. Informing and educating players is the best way to combat this. Eventually, as players become more informed and discerning, the venues will have to adapt too./

 

1., MaPau St Kitts Casino & Entertainment Centre
This is a picture of the front entrance of MaPau St Kitts Casino & Entertainment Centre, in Basseterre, the capital of the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis, this is oldest and second biggest casino in the country. This is the first element of this list of all 2 casino gambling establishments in SKAN. You can find the other gambling establishment on this list below this one. To the right of the picture you can read more about this casino.

MaPau St Kitts Casino & Entertainment Centre

MaPau St Kitts Casino & Entertainment Centre, address: Building 35 Port Zante, Basseterre

This is the only casino in Basseterre, the capital of St. Kitts. It’s actually not a casino, because, reportedly it only has slots. Although information is hard to come by, the gambling establishment doesn’t have a website, and only has one Facebook page that is rarely updated (every 3-4 months), and it is missing even basic info as opening hours. This is the venue on the picture at the top of the page.

 

Games: around 50 slots based on the pictures and Facebook vides, according to reviews, it only has slots

 

Video of MaPau St Kitts Casino & Entertainment Centre:

This is an old and low quality video that only shows a few slot machines. This is the best I could find, but if you know a better video of the venue, please drop a link to it in the comments section.

 

Opening hours: unknown, if you know, please let us know, thank you

UPDATE COVID-19: unknown

Dress code: no official dress code based on the pictures, casual is fine

Entrance fee: no entrance fee according to reviews

Meta review analysis: the casino gets average reviews, 3/5, on reviews sites, no major problems, but some people complained about the bad attitude and rudeness of the staff towards tourists

 

18+, ID, and passport for tourists, is needed to enter.

2., St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino
This is a photo of the private pools of St. Kitts Marriott Resort, during the day, where the The Royal Beach Casino is located, which is the biggest casino in the country right now. This is the second and last element of this list of all 2 casino gambling establishments in Saint Kitts. You can find the other gambling establishment on this list above this one. To the right of the picture, you can read more about this gaming venue.

St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino

St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino, address: 858 Frigate Bay Road, Frigate Bay

The best looking and biggest casino on the island of St. Kitts. This is technically the only casino on the islands currently. Royal Beach Casino was one of the destinations of World Poker Tour’s Alpha8 tour. Many major poker players took part in the event, such as Paul Newey, Dan Bilzerian, Philipp Gruissem, Tobias Reinkemeier, and Erik Seidel. This is was the biggest poker even in the country and it took place in the casino’s poker room (which was temporarily extended).

 

Games: around 300 slots, around 21 tables (blackjack, Crazy 4 Poker*, Ultimate Texas Hold’em, Craps, roulette) + electronic roulette (automatic wheel, no croupier)

They have a sports book, a poker room and they also have bingo nights regularly.

 

*Crazy 4 Poker explanation: the best 4 cards combination out of 5 cards dealt to you

 

Video of The Royal Beach Casino:

 

Opening hours: open daily from 11 a.m. to 3 a.m.

UPDATE COVID-19: open

Dress code: no official dress code

Entrance fee: no entrance fee

Meta review analysis: the casino gets really good reviews, 4.5/5, on reviews sites, no major problems, this is the best rated casino hotel on the island

 

18+, ID, and passport for tourists, is needed to enter.

 

Apart from these casinos, there is Beaumont Park Horse Race Track.

 

 

Cryptocurrency, bitcoin casinos in St. Kitts

Cryptocurrency gambling is not specifically regulated in St. Kitts.

 

 

Other forms of online gambling in Saint Kitts and Nevis

The regulation of most forms of online gambling in Saint Kitts and Nevis is practically the same as that of online casinos. The reason for this is that there are no separate licences and regulations for online casinos, online sports betting, online bingo etc., but a single one that covers all of them, a so called internet gaming license. The new 2021 gambling act also did not change this either. Which means that the main forms of online gambling are still legal in St. Kitts.

Online gambling operators must apply for a licence from the gaming board and pay the associated fees. Online gambling operators licensed in Saint Kitts may not offer their services to locals, and may be heavily fined for doing so.

Local gamblers, on the other hand, are free to play on any international online gambling site available to them. There are no regulations against this, and gamblers in Saint Kitts are not prosecuted for online gambling.

 

The following online gambling websites accept players from Saint Kitts and Nevis:

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. All in one gambling destination with poker, sports betting, live dealer games, bingo and over 1000 casino games. You can read the review of 888 Casino here.

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. You can read the review of Miami Club Casino here.

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 for promotion.
Mr Bit Casino does not accept players from:

 

 

 

This article supplements the general guide to the legal status of gambling in Saint Kitts and Nevis.

 

Simon’s Guide to Land-based and Online Casinos in Saint Kitts and Nevis is part of Simon’s Online Casino Guide.

 

Last updated: 2021-05-13

 

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