Red Stag Casino Overview
Red Stag Casino is a newcomer to the online casino industry, having been established only recently – December 2015. It is a stylish, well-designed online casino offering a full spectrum of casino games and US players will be happy to note that they too are welcome to play for real money with open arms. Red Stag Casino is owned and run by Deckmedia N.V. Casinos and is licensed by the jurisdiction of Curacao through an e-gaming license. The casino also holds a gaming license from Netherlands Antilles. The only language the software comes in is English and the only currency accepted is the US Dollar, which goes to show that the target market for Red Stag Casino consists primarily of players from the United States. Players whose IP addresses originate from Canada are restricted from play at Red Stag Casino.
Red Stag Casino offers both download and instant play (Flash) versions of its casino. Although it doesn’t offer a mobile application, its games are also mobile friendly and playable on iOS, Android and Windows Mobile. Red Stag Casino is also compatible with all major internet browsers, including Explorer, Chrome, Safari and Firefox.
Red Stag Casino offers a generous RTP of over 96% (Last published was 96.60%)
Safety & Security @ Red Stag
The casino also employs measures to detect and prevent fraud taking place through the use of the casino, so players will be asked to provide certain identification documents as part of Red Stag Casino’s security procedures.
The game-fairness issue is always at the back of a new player’s mind and Red Stag Casino is well aware of this fact. The casino guarantees fair play at all times, using an independently tested and verified Random Number Generator (RNG) to determine the outcome of all its virtual casino games.
As an additional show of good faith, Red Stag Casino offers an in-built Game and Financial History log, which enables all members to review their playing history including accumulated winnings, past game results, past card combinations, past spins and more).
In short, Red Stag Casino makes safety and security non-issues.
Despite the casino being a relative newcomer, the game variety at Red Stag is surprisingly extensive. Slots devotees are sure to find something to their liking, with over 100 numbers to choose from. Red Stag Casino features all kinds of Slots, from 3-Reel to 5-reel, even 7-reel and progressives. Among their most popular numbers are the Dragon Master 5-Reel Slot, the Lucky 7s 7-Reel Slot and the Triple Flamin’ 7s 3-Reel Slot.
There are 4 different Blackjack variants available at Red Stag Casino, including Classic Blackjack, Perfect Pairs, Progressive Blackjack and American (US) Blackjack. Roulette fans are also well taken care of, with both European and American Roulette featuring at Red Stag. But the casino’s selection of table and card games doesn’t end there. Poker fans are catered for with 10 High Hold’em, Casino Hold’em, Mulligan Poker and Pai Go Poker, while a variant of Baccarat, Craps and Red Dog are also made available.
Video poker fans are gratified through 17 different games to choose from, with single hand, 2-4 hand and multi-hand varieties all featuring within Red Stag Casino’s portfolio of virtual games. And to finish it all off with a cherry on top, Red Stag Casino also hosts a number of speciality games, including Keno, Bingo Bucks, Dazzling Dice, Poker Dice and Poker Slots.
For a newcomer, that’s a considerable selection of games and players are advised to keep an eye out for any additions to the casino’s already-sizeable portfolio.
The software at Red Stag Casino is provided by one of the most experienced companies in online casino software provision around; WGS Technology Casinos (a.k.a Vegas Technology Casinos). This software giant used to go by the name of OddsON, which we’re sure you’ve heard of if you’ve been in the scene long enough.
The games provided by WGS run without a hitch, which is significant since OddsON had a bit of a bad rep in this department. Players will find that regardless of the platform on which they choose to play, WGS games will not feature any annoying bugs or glitches.
The graphics and animations may not be among the most mesmerising, but they do the job and keep the player immersed with every deal or spin. The audio is something else entirely. Upon uploading the casino lobby, the player is instantly struck by vibrant, uplifting music that doesn’t seem to die down in game. Needless to say, those of a quieter disposition may turn the music and sounds off entirely with the tap of a finger or click of a button.
Banking @ Red Stag
Red Stag Casino only deals in US Dollars but provides its members with a number of banking options. Affecting a deposit is a fairly quick and straightforward affair too, with instructions being provided at every step of the way. Deposits may be made using MasterCard, Visa and Amex credit cards, as well as through Skrill, Neteller, Quick Cash, Sofort and PaySafeCard. There are no charges imposed by the casino on any of these deposit options but players ought to enquire about any charges that may be imposed by their own bank (where credit cards are concerned). The minimum and maximum deposit amounts vary according to which deposit option one chooses to make use of. The following is a categorisation:
Credit Cards: Min à $25 / No Max.
Skrill & Neteller: Min à $20 / Max à £1,500.
Quick Cash: Min à $100 / No Max.
Sofort: Min à $5 / Max à $5,000.
PaySafeCard: Min à $1 / Max à $1,000.
Processing times for deposits are normally instantaneous.
Withdrawals may be affected using Cheque, Bank Wire Transfer, Skrill and Neteller. Charges are imposed by the casino for the use of Cheques ($30) and Bank Wire ($60), while no charges are imposed for the use of Neteller and Skrill. The minimum withdrawal amount allowed is $150 and the maximum, $2,000 per week, regardless of the option used to cash out. While those cashing out using Neteller or Skrill may be asked to wait up to two working days for the money to actualise in their personal bank account, those using Cheque are asked to wait up to 5 days and those using Bank Wire Transfers, 10 days for the processing of withdrawals. Those whose winnings exceed the maximum withdrawal amount per week will be paid their full winnings-amount in instalments of $2,000 weekly.
Bonuses % Promotions
There are a number of bonuses and promotions available to players at Red Stag Casino. Let’s start with the notorious welcome bonus. Red Stag Casino offer newcomers a $2,500, 7-tier Free Welcome Bonus. This is how it works:
Your first deposit is matched with a 275% bonus up to $550. Once you’ve taken advantage of this first deposit bonus, you will automatically be eligible to an additional 6 bonuses on your successive deposits. These 6 deposit bonuses are matched as follows:
2nd Deposit à 175% up to $350
3rd Deposit à 100% up to $200
4th Deposit à 175% up to $350
5th Deposit à 100% up to $200
6th Deposit à 150% up to $300
7th Deposit à 275% up to $550
The Wagering Requirement attached to this bonus is of 30X the deposit and bonus amounts combined. Those players who would rather play without a welcome bonus are advised to contact customer care and inform them before making a deposit into their casino account.
Players ought to note that wagers on different games contribute towards satisfying the wagering requirement to different degrees. For instance, while bets placed on Slots and Keno would count in full (100%) towards satisfying the wagering requirements, bets placed on Blackjack or Video Poker will only count for 10% towards satisfying the wagering requirements to any bonus, while bets placed on Baccarat, Craps and Roulette do not count towards satisfying the wagering requirements at all (0%).
Red Stag Casino also offers a 25% Cashback Bonus as an alternative to the welcome bonus detailed above. For those who wish not to take advantage of house money through the welcome bonus, Red Stag Casino offers 25% cashback on the first 7 deposits. Players who wish to take advantage of this bonus would have first contacted customer support – as advised above – in order to inform the casino that they do not wish to take the welcome bonus detailed above. Once they’ve done this, all that’s left is to make deposits into their casino account. Once they’ve made seven deposits and played them down, players would contact customer support once again in order to redeem their 25% cashback on their first 7 deposits. This bonus has a 30X deposit amount wagering requirement attached to it and is playable on all games bar Roulette and Craps.
Red Stag Casino also hosts a number of weekly and monthly Tournaments involving Slots, Video Poker, Table Games and more. Prizes for tournaments may come in the form of cold hard cash, cash credits, bonus credits or a combination of cash and bonus credits. Tournament places are always limited, so those wishing to take part should act swiftly.
Red Stag Casino’s loyalty programme goes by the name of the VIP Club. Those enrolling in the casino’s rewards programme will benefit from several different daily and weekly bonuses that are exclusive to club members.
Red Stag Casino also provides players with first rate support through all the conventional platforms. There’s a 24-hour live chat facility available to all members, which is more than we can say for some of the longest-running online casinos out there. The casino also offers support through an international telephone helpline as well as through e-mail. Additionally, Red Stag Casino offers separate avenues for clients contacting the casino with issues pertaining to security as well as a separate e-mail address for members of the VIP Club. That’s a full line-up of help options to choose from.
Red Stag Casino seems to have hit the ground running. Despite the newbie status, it offers a very good selection of virtual casino games, uses more-than-sound methods for safety and security, provides multiple banking options, offers great bonuses and promotions, supports clients well on a 24-hour basis, is playable on desktop, mobile and through all the major browsers and mobile operators, is available in instant play, and to top it all off, delivers an interface which is very user friendly and free of annoying bugs. What a start for the young aspirant!