Bitcoin Penguin began operating in the summer of 2014 and runs Soft Swiss Casino software. They only accept Bitcoin, Litecoin or Dogecoin for gambling transactions is a real drawback those who are not entirely trusting of crypto currencies. They are regulated in Costa Rica and that is where they are also currently based. From our experience, Costa Rican legislation is not one of the most reliable nor player-friendly administrations around and many player complaints are usually lodged about them.
Although there is no maximum deposit limit, players are required to deposit at least 0.1 BTC and they are charged a 0.2% deposit fee which cuts into a players’ gambling pots. Withdrawals are no better as the cash-out limits are a minuscule 5 BTC, which will take numerous cash out requests and a number of weeks to claim very large jackpots.
They offer about 200+ casino games and do not support sports bookings or live games. Games can be tested with their own FUN currency which acts as a virtual play money in order to demo the games. When you feel confident enough then you can use your actual crypto currencies.
The welcome bonuses are only applicable to the first and third deposits where the initial one will receive up to a 100% match-up and the third will receive up to 150%. They enforce an above industry average wagering requirement of 35 times. Slots will contribute 100% and any other games contribute 5% unless they are specifically listed otherwise. On the upside players may cancel their bonuses at any time but will forfeit any winnings made up to that point especially if the wagering requirements have not been met. Log in on Fridays to get free spins on the More Gold Diggin slot game, although you have to contact support in order to activate it.
Speaking of support, they are notoriously unresponsive and can be great itself reached only by the online application form and there are no options for email, telephone or live chat.
There is no download and all games are accessible via the Flash browser. As we all know flash heavy sites take up much more bandwidth which slows pages down. But the biggest concern is that Adobe Flash has been highly susceptible to critical vulnerabilities, especially in the past year. These vulnerabilities may allow hackers to take control of your computer which will enable them to steal your personal data. Just as bad is being hit by ransomware which in effect holds a computer hostage and requires the user to pay the hacker to get access back to their computer.
Games at Bitcoin Penguin
Players should be able to find something that will tickle their fancy where they can play slots, progressive slots and even some casual games like Minesweeper.
The table games aren’t lacking either with Roulette, Video Poker, Blackjack, Poker and Baccarat readily available.
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