When you visit an online casino for the first time and see it’s linked to a reputable group, it’s inevitable you’ll have high expectations. This is the case with 777 Casino, part of the well-known 888 Holdings. Established in 2015, 777 is a NetEnt-powered casino which also offers a good selection of the Group’s proprietary games, the fairness of which is guaranteed by a systematically tested RNG and eCogra stamp featured on the website. Their promotional portfolio is packed with offers, making this establishment look like one of the most generous out there.
retro Vegas look
777 Review First Impressions: Delightful Retro Vegas Experience
What a lovely design! Clearly a lot of TLC has gone into creating this beautiful retro-style website, and as I’m scrolling down, I’m loving it more and more. I totally buy their claim of „a unique atmosphere & vibe designed to surprise and delight you“. I’m both surprised and delighted. So far. Having been transported to 1950’s Vegas, every single information I could possibly want is presented in an attractive and clear way. I’m excited and hope for the rest of my 777 experience to be equally amazing.
777 Review Welcome Bonus: Two Options to Choose from
As a new player, I can choose one of the two available welcome offers. One gives me 100% Free Play bonus up to £200 on my 1st deposit, claimable with code WELCOME777. t&c apply
£200 gift following your first deposit
The other rewards me for the first 5 deposits made during my first week in this gaming establishment. Making the first one while using code 1LUCKY7, gets me started with up to £100 FreePlay bonus. With each of the following four, I can claim 30% up to £350, provided I wager the deposit amount 3 times and use respective bonus codes. To save you some time calculating, this welcome offer amounts to £1,500 Free Play bonus. Do note a few things, though. Firstly, deposits 2-5 must be wagered within 7 days of making your first deposit. Secondly, if you’ve already received a welcome bonus from a related 888 casino, you will not be eligible for this one.
Withdrawals can be made only after the bonus amount has been wagered 30 times, which is pretty ok. Games contribution is also quite decent, with slots contributing 100%, Roulette and Poker table games 20%, and Blackjack, Video Pokers and Live Games 10%.
777 Promotions Delight Daily
Jackpot Marathon Monday provides 30% up to £100 FreePlay on 7 featured jackpot games. Promo code MARATHON can be used 3 times each Monday. Twilight Tuesday delivers mystery FreePlay bonus ranging from 7% to 77% up to £100. Raffles taking place on Wednesdays give you a chance to win up to £777 FreePlay, providing one raffle entry for every 7 comp points you earn.
daily promotions every single day of the week
Time Travel Thursday awards up to £97 FreePlay with a combination of 4 offers, varying amounts linked to different deposit values. Cashback Friday will make you feel better in case you lose, with the help of 50% up to £20 cashback. On Saturdays you can double the amount of comp points earned while playing any of the 777 Live Casino tables, while Sunday Surprise rewards 54 lucky players with a share of £777 FreePlay fund.
The Casino also features a loyalty program which assigns 1.35 points for each £10 wagered (or 1 point for each $10 and 1.5 for each £10). Accumulated points can be redeemed for cash in multiples of 100 (worth £1). VIP Club membership opens an additional bag of treats, but it’s by invite only.
Being part of the 888 Group, 777 offers some added benefits. When you register to any of the 3 casinos (the other two being 888 Casino and 888 Games), one set of username and password will get you access to each of them, and deposits made in one are free to be used in all three, same as cash bonuses. Finally, playing in any of them will contribute to your comp points’ balance.
777 Review: Deposits & Withdrawals – Long List of Options but Slow Cash Out
Both the deposits and withdrawals can be made using Visa credit and debit cards, MasterCard, EntroPay, iDebit, Neteller, PayPal, Skrill, Qiwi, WebMoney or Wire Transfer. Additional payment methods are available for depositing only, namely Diners, Boleto, Giropay, Trustly, iDeal, Paysafe Card, Sofort, and a few more. Minimum deposit limit is set at decent £20, with the exception of Maestro (£10) and Wire Transfer (£75).
The minimum amount you can cash out is £15 (very good!) and the maximum £30,000 monthly. The only downer is it will take the Casino as much as 3 business days to process your withdrawal request (unless you’re a Gold VIP member, in which case it goes down to 1).
Casino Games by NetEnt and 888
Knowing 777 Casino is a member of 888 family, I had expected to see a large choice of games, a portion of which would be the Group’s own production. Well, I was only half right. There are not more than 200 games in total and that’s a bit disappointing. Another thing I dislike is the lack of opportunity to play for free. Unlike in the majority of other online casinos, here you can’t access any of the games before you register and log in. Once you do log in, the experience changes completely, and not for the better. In fact, the lobby is one of the worst I’ve seen so far. What I do like is that no download is needed and I can launch the games online.
Out of the number mentioned above, slots account for about half and I don’t care much for filtering options offered. I mean, do you ever pick your game based on whether it has less or more than 20 lines? Majority of titles are provided by NetEnt and Random Logic / 888, with a few of other developers’ games thrown in as an afterthought. NetEnt portfolio further disappoints me. Sure, you’ll find the inevitable Starburst and other popular video slots such as South Park, Jack and the Beanstalk, Gonzo’s Quest, Jack Hammer and the likes. But the library misses almost all of the new releases, with the newest game I can see being Guns’n Roses.
Hopefully you’re a fan of 888 slots because these are plenty of those to choose from. Fantasy-themed Once Upon a Dime comes with multipliers, up to 50 free spins and a 2,500 coins jackpot. Mafia Madness features an interesting Safe Heist bonus game which gives you a task of pinching bags of cash before the police arrive, for which you’ll get awarded with as much as 25x your stake.
rob the bank
As no appropriate filtering option was available at the time of my 777 review and game icons are presented in a slightly different way, I’m genuinely struggling to find classic slots. Not that I expect there to be many, considering the total number of slot games available. Having gone through the entire list, regrettably I have to report 777 features zero classics. Weird.
With 30 progressive jackpot games on offer, there are plenty of opportunities to strike gold. The highest number currently displayed is £1.6 million, to be won when playing Millionaire Genie, Irish Riches, Pirates’ Millions, Rise of the Pharaohs and Santa’s Super Slot. They’ve been developed by Random Logic which is 888 group’s own software company, and therefore can only be played in 888 casinos and its sisters. A few of their other games are sitting close to £1 million, so you really have a lot of options to choose from even if you can’t be bothered to waste time on „only“ 5-figure jackpots.
Millionaire Genie awards millions
Live Casino is powered by Evolution Gaming (which I love) and offers a very good choice of games broadcasted in real-time via webcam. You’ll get to join about a dozen Roulette tables, including 777 Roulette and 888 Roulette, developed specifically for this operator. As I take a seat at 777 table, the dealer greats me and treats me to a song inspired by my name. Cute!
Evolution powered live casino
Entering Blackjack section, I see an impressive selection of 15 different live tables to choose from. Poker fans get to pick among Casino and Texas Hold’em, Three Card Poker and Caribbean Stud. Baccarat is also pretty well covered, giving a choice of the classic game, Baccarat Squeeze and Control Squeeze. There is no practice mode so you’ll need to have some funds in your account in order to play.
Live Casino comes with its own set of promotions, such as Daily Blackjack Jackpot. Should you manage to hit 21 with three 7’s while playing at the exclusive 777 live table, the Casino will double your win up to £1,000 (no wagering requirements attached!). Lucky 7’s reward at the 777 Live Roulette table as well; while playing between 19:00 and 21:00 GMT, a £7 bonus will be given every time the wheel hits 7, regardless of which number you’ve bet on. Should the 7 come up again (like that ever happens), bonus increases to £77.
777 Review: Table Games
A selection of about 30 table games includes the standard Roulette variants (you know, French, European, American), 3D Roulette and one surprise: Deal or No Deal Roulette. The latter provides an interesting addition in the form of secondary bonus wheel and a side bet bonus.
place side bet to play secondary wheel
The Blackjack choice is very, very small and I don’t even want to waste your time mentioning the games. Poker section is not significantly better, providing a mix of table games and Video Pokers. While talking about the first, I have to mention the Caribbean which promises a quarter of a million Euro jackpot. What else? A couple of Keno and Baccarat games, and that’s about it. Nothing to write home about.
I’ve seen (and so have you) much, much bigger and better Video Poker libraries. You will find the popular variants such as Deuces Wild, Bonus Poker, Aces and Faces, and so on, but nothing really special.
777 Review: Support Staff Stands by 24/7
Fortunately, this is one of the online casinos which understand we all play at different times and assistance might be needed somewhere in the world any hour of the day. Adapting accordingly, 777 has made its support staff available 24/7, reachable via an email and toll-free phone numbers for several countries, including UK. The Casino is also very active on Facebook, posting on daily basis, which means this social network is another contact option one can use.
777 Review: Desktop or Mobile
The beautiful design has successfully been transported to the smaller screen of my Android tablet, and will adjust equally well to other Android and iOS mobile devices. Same slots are, more or less, accounted for, including the generous jackpots. Selection of table games is about half of what you’ll find in desktop version, but does include live Roulette, Blackjack, Baccarat, and all live Poker variants.
777 Review: Conclusion
You know what it’s like when you meet an attractive person and fall instantly in love, only to get bitterly disappointed once you actually get to know them? Like, what the heck was I thinking??? Well, this is kind of what I feel like at the end of my 777 review, having allowed myself to be swept away by a beautiful retro face. My potential new love has promised me the Earth and delivered only 200 games, many of which are as old as I am (ok, not quite, but you know what I mean) and in some categories (at best) the same as what I can easily find elsewhere. Being showered by sparkly gifts (which I do enjoy!), I guess I was supposed to overlook the shortcomings such as an unfriendly lobby, no free play and long withdrawal times. But hey, just because this partner was not right for me, it doesn’t mean they can’t become the love of your life. Especially if you like getting presents on daily basis and having your call answered every time you pick up the phone.