Battle of casino brands: SurfCasino vs GunsBet

We decided to compare two casino brands owned and operated by Dama N.V.: SurfCasino and GunsBet that utilize the same gaming platform – SoftSwiss, offering a set of instruments and solutions for a turnkey online casino. We will be analyzing the two casino sites by our ranking system comprising 4 key factors.

  • Licensing & Trustworthiness
  • Online casino welcome bonus
  • Online casino games availability
  • Casino Banking (depositing and cash out options).

Overall scores and ranking results: SurfCasino vs GunsBet

  1. SurfCasino: 75/100
  2. GunsBet: 72/100

Licensing & Trustworthiness

Both casino brands under evaluation operate under the same SoftSwiss gaming license issued to Dama N.V (operating company), registered and established under the laws of Curacao. Dama N.V. is licensed and regulated by Antillephone N.V. (license no. 8048 / JAZ2020-013). Dama N.V.'s registration number is 152125 and its registered address is Julianaplein 36, Willemstad, Curaçao. Strukin Ltd. is a subsidiary of Dama N.V., acting as an Agent on behalf of Dama N.V., registered in Cyprus with registered address Pavlov Nirvana & Aipeias, 4, ALPHA TOWER, Floor 1, Flat 11, 3021, Limassol, Cyprus, and registration number ΗΕ 407624.

So, we can see that all brands received Mediocre score on the License, i.e. 60% out of 100. Apart from the license itself we take a look at the dispute resolution procedure, the availability of independent Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and special attention to Responsible Gaming at a dedicated web-page. No wonder, both casino brands gained the same amount of score – 76. Both SurfCasino and GunsBet didn’t have ADR specified in their Terms and Conditions, nor did they provide any specific information on the timeframes any dispute must be resolved within. On the other hand, both brands have presented a comprehensive approach to Responsible Gaming issue which gave them some plus scores.

So, final score for Licensing & Trustworthiness makes it the draw:

  1. SurfCasino: 76 / 100 (Good )
  2. GunsBet Casino: 76 /100 (Good )

Online casino welcome bonus

To estimate the online casinos Welcome Bonuses, we consider the following:

  • Estimated First Deposit Bonus value to player
  • Bonus wagering terms
  • Free Spins availability
  • Bonus Terms & Conditions

First, we look at the value of bonuses as compared to a minimum deposit amount:

  1. GunsBet Casino: 100% (up to $500) of $30 min deposit + 100 free spins (BGAMING slots only) – code BONUS100 before the deposit – 133 %
  2. SurfCasino:  100% (up to $300) of $20 – code TUNA + 50 exclusive Free spins with code DOA2 – 125 %

Bonus wagering terms comparison:

  1. GunsBet Casino: 40 times the amount of deposit + bonus + amount of winnings from free spins
  2. SurfCasino: 30 times the amount of deposit + bonus + 10 times the amount of winnings from free spins

Max Bet while wagering:

  1. GunsBet: $1,5/Max
  2. SurfCasino: $5/Max

Free Spins availability

The free spins policy varies among the two brands. GunsBet operator included free spins in the welcome offer requiring code BONUS100 while SurfCasino welcome TUNA offer does not have any but you can add +50 FS with your $20 first deposit just using code DOA2, therefore here come the results for this components:

  1. GunsBet: 100 Free Spin total (20 free spins on your first deposit + 20 free spins each day afterwards for 4 subsequent days – BGAMING pokies only) after the first $30 deposit
  2. SurfCasino: 50 Free Spins total after a deposit of $20

Conclusion: SurfCasino comes higher with the estimated value of bonuses, the highest max bet and wagering requirements compared to its rival.

The ranking in Welcome bonus:

  1. SurfCasino: 84/100 (Very Good)
  2. GunsBet: 73/100 (Good)

Online casino games

Variety of online slots is basically the same across the two casino brands that we analyze. Both brands boast various slots and other online games from more than 20 software providers. Apart from that, we take into consideration the following criteria of each casino site:

  • Composition of lobby
  • Top Online Slots in the Lobby

The lobby representation and usability is of high quality with either of the brands. Yet, surprisingly GunsBet Casino has much more software range, and the big miss with SurfCasino is Microgaming, yet there are more. Nonetheless, SurfCasino lobby has much fore filters, sorts slots by Alphabet, providers, popularity or new comings. Both designs are comfy, GunsBet theme reminds of some classic Western movies while SurfCasino is rather clean and bright at the same time.

The ranking in Online Casino Games Category are as follows:

  1. SurfCasino: 88/100 (Very Good)
  2. GunsBet: 71/100 (Good)

Casino Banking (depositing and cashing out)

The only practical difference between casino brands that we compare is the max withdrawal amount that can be processed to a player. So, the daily / weekly withdrawal amounts of the online casinos are as follows:

  1. SurfCasino: €5000 per day and €10,000 per week
  2. GunsBet: €5000 per day and €10,000 per week

The ranking in Casino Banking Category, given the timeframes of the transactions and pending time, are as follows:

  1. SurfCasino: 87/100 (Very Good)
  2. GunsBet: 80/100 (Good)

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