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15 June 2019 New slot - Spinsane WinningRoom has speedily installed NetEnt's newest slot sensation, Spinsane - available to play now at WinningRoom in free-play/fun mode or for real money. Spinsane is described by its makers as high-energy and if we're to believe them, has a 'land-based feel', which isn't a claim you read every day. WinningRoom reckon that Spinsane has big payout potential which isn't surprising, given its high variance (wins are up to x9000 your stake) so it could bore or thrill you on different days and during different playing sessions. It's not a complicated game being a standard five reel, three row slot with 27 different win-lines on every spin. Apparently its all about the free spins and wilds with Spinsane. Both the designers and the casino are boasting big-time about Spinsane so try a few spins and see if you agree with all the hype.
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16 May 2019 Kitty Bingo complete 'three in a row' blacklist Kitty Bingo has become the third and latest online gambling site to reach new lows, earning a themselves rogue status and a place on the dreaded blacklist of non-recommended casinos/gaming sites - from which there is rarely a return. Following the recent disgrace and shame from BGO and Genting Casino, Kitty Bingo and associated 'friends' (co-sites) have joined the crap-list. We expected a third and Kitty didn't let us down with its kitty litter performance.
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13 May 2019 CasinoLuck reach 20 YEAR milestone CasinoLuck has done very well, celebrating 20 YEARS online with a redesigned website/casino and - best of all - a new logo (woo - exciting, eh?). CasinoLuck opened for business back in 1999 with a straightforward, honest, uncomplicated approach both for players and reviewers such as ourselves, making things easy for everyone to understand what CasinoLuck was/is offering - excellent transparancy that's very often lacking in our line of work. We remember exactly when the casino launched as Casino Beacon was one of the first online casino review sites they approached to endorse CasinoLuck. As a result, CasinoLuck took on board our advice and suggestions and promptly made positive changes to their website and casino in response. You don't forget professionalism like that, even after twenty years.
We recommended CasinoLuck back then and we still do today, enjoying a good relationsip with the people behind the casino. CasinoLuck announced the redesign with some fanfare boasting a much improved player experience in terms of game, lobby and casino naviation. CasinoLuck reckon this latest version of the casino is 'the most user-friendly iteration ever'. Payouts to players are ridiculously fast with winners reporting receiving their money withinin minutes. That's probably quicker than cashing in your chips at a land-based casino!
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We've compiled a collection of varied online casino games from different genres, each with its own section - casual games, jackpot games, slots, table games and video poker. Casino games range from quick and easy-to-learn to more involved wagering where it pays dividends to know all the rules. On our 'Games' pages, you will encounter a mixture of new and classic casino games by three of the best online game publishers - Betsoft, Microgaming and NetEnt, each providing free-play or real money versions of their games including slots, scratch cards, roulette, blackjack, poker and more.
Below are just a few of the many games to explore at Casino Beacon and at the best recommended online casinos. Play for real money or enjoy just for fun. Use the links and drop-down menus above to select a game type or software, or head to the main Online Casino Games page and start your your journey there.
European Roulette by NetEnt European Roulette by NetEnt has a smooth look with easy on the eye graphics. The game has hot and cold numbers, rebet, auto play and double up features. Perhaps the best addition is the option to name your stored bet combinations, you can also choose to play special bets such as black/red splits. NetEnt's European Roulette looks great but we wanted to have more to praise. We expected to see different camera angles, eg. a close up or side view of the wheel. Although another comfortable, sleek release by NetEnt, there is room for improvement.
Germinator by Microgaming Germinator is a casual game by Microgaming with some icky but cute looking germs that sneeze and cough, which is quite sweet and entertaining. There's five strains of germ, each with different values. Form wins by matching three or more germs in a row, vertical or horizontal. Matching germs will disappear, making way for more germs to drop in, hopefully forming more wins. Three or more 'capsule scatters' will activate the 'Medi Bonus', enabling you to remove a strain of germ, making up the biggest win.
Joker Poker by Betsoft Joker Poker is a standard video poker game that is almost entirely faithful to the original game but with a twist - there's a joker card that acts as 'wild', replacing other cards to form wins. On top of standard poker wins, Joker Poker also allows wild wins (with the joker card) to form a wild royal flush and five of a kind.
Marbles by NetEnt Marbles is a simple but fun scratch card game by that generates more entertainment and excitement along the way than most scratch games. There's a magic theme to the game, the scratching is done with a wand. The game starts with eight marbles. You have six shots at finding three gold marbles. Find all three gold marbles to win the mystery cash prize. If you lose, you will be shown where the missing gold marbles are.
Premier Roulette by Microgaming Premier Roulette by Microgaming is one of the better versions of online roulette. The game is equally well suited to beginners and pro's, with a clear layout and a good-sized 3D roulette wheel, always in view, making it easy to see where the ball lands. Premier Roulette has two game modes - Regular and Expert. You can change game speed, repeat or double bets in both modes. Expert mode is even more accommodating, offering an auto-play facility and enabling you to save up to five chip layouts that you can edit at any time.
Reel Talent by Microgaming Slot-lovers with a thing for talent shows will probably love this new slot game, Reel Talent. The game is published by well-known Microgaming but developed by the less-familiar JFTW - Just For The Win. Reel Talent is a fun, cartoon-style five reel slot with 20 win-lines and lots of entertaining features. The theme is 'TV talent show' and the multiple win-boosting game features include free spins, 'fire-breathing crocodile' wild symbols and a Superspin bonus where all reels are filled with the same symbol, which can only mean enormous wins.
Shoot 4 Gold by NetEnt Shoot 4 Gold is an entertaining scratch card game with a fun, interactive style. The game is a classic 'fairground-style' duck shoot, with eight duck targets. Shoot a duck and hopefully find a gold star. There are three gold stars to find and you've got six shots to find them. Find all three gold stars to win a cash prize. A slickly presented game that's good fun to play, win or lose.
True Illusions by Betsoft For those with an interest in the mysterious, True Illusions is a magic-themed five reel 3D slot game by Betsoft. Watch the amazing (and a bit creepy looking) magician perform tricks as you spin. True Illusions has 30 win-lines and an interactive 'Pick A Card, Any Card' bonus round. Collect three or more magician symbols to win free spins with cascading wins. Three stacked wilds on the centre reel magically transforms the entire reel wild for up to 7 spins.