Chanz Casino Review 2020

Chanz Casino is a relatively small, Estonian-based online gaming operator. It was launched by Dreambox Games OU in 2015. The company is licensed by the Estonian Tax and Customs Board and does not allow local residents younger than 21 to join the casino. Players from the other countries need to be at least 18-year-old to place real-money wagers there. Speaking of the other countries, the list of banned territories is large and involves the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Italy, and Spain among others.

The home page can be viewed in eight languages, including the following:

  • English
  • Estonian
  • Swedish
  • Norwegian
  • Finnish
  • German
  • Russian
  • Chinese

What makes Chanz unique in the ever-growing online casino industry is its “social casino” concept. They allow users to connect with their friends and other players by challenging them to play numerous games. They can send friend requests to each other and communicate on the private Chanz Walls.

Other than this, it is pretty much a regular online gaming platform allowing the players to enjoy their favourite slots and table games. Let’s see where they stand in terms of the most significant casino parameters.

Bonus and VIP

One of the maiden social casinos in the world is more than generous if we are to judge by their highly-rewarding promotional section. The new players will receive up to €100 (or the currency equivalent) bonus + 300 free spins for their four inaugural deposits. Here is the short breakdown of the welcome package:

  • 1st Deposit – 100% bonus + 50 free spins on 7 Monkeys – “CHANZ1” code
  • 2nd Deposit – 50 free spins on Esqueleto Explosivo – “CHANZ2” code
  • 3rd Deposit – 50 free spins on The Rift – “CHANZ3” code
  • 4th Deposit – 150 free spins on Starburst – “CHANZ4” code

To claim any of the listed promotions, you need to deposit at least €10. You should not forget to use the codes as written above. Both the bonus and the free games are subject to 35 times wagering requirements. The players will have 30 days to meet the roll-over criteria associated with the first deposit bonus, while the free spins and winnings will expire if not cleared within seven days.

The maximum bet you can place per spin is capped at €2. Only slots will count towards the wagering requirements. Players are not even allowed to play table games, live dealer games, or video poker during the clearance period. It is also important to mention the players from Poland, Paraguay, and Mexico are not eligible to claim the promotions.

Chanz Casino offers something little extra to both new and regular customers from time to time as well. Nevertheless, some of their special promotions are frequently limited to certain countries. The players from Sweden, Finland, and Norway are thus the only ones to enjoy the no deposit offer as they get to claim 25 free spins on Multiplier Mayhem slot without the need to invest any money.

Refer a friend

Chanz casino also has a “Refer a Friend” program. If you invite a friend to register a new account and he does so by using your link, Chanz will boost your and his/her account with €25. This bonus also needs to be rolled over within 30 days at 35x wagering criteria. For the bonus to land, the referral needs to deposit at least €25, while the referred user has to deposit and wager €25.

The casino often promotes different kinds of exclusive promotions that vary from time to time. The best way to stay informed about the latest bonuses and promos would be to frequently check your “My Active Bonus” section.

Payment Options

Your country of residence plays a significant role when it comes to the casino’s transactions. The deposit limits (usually set at €10) are different from one country to another, just as the payment methods and the currencies accepted.  For most countries, Chanz support payments in the following currencies:

  • Euro
  • Canadian Dollar
  • Swedish Krone
  • Norwegian Krone

The maximum deposit and withdrawal limits are usually capped at €8,000, but active players may request higher transactions by contacting the customer support. It is also important to mention the credit card deposits are normally charged with a 2.5% fee.

Whilst the casino accepts a reasonable number of deposit methods, the players have just one withdrawal option at their disposal. Cashing out is possible only through the bank transfer (€25 the minimum amount). The full list of methods can be found in the table below:

Method Deposit Withdrawal
Visa/Mastercard Yes No
Bank Transfer Yes Yes
Skrill Yes No
Neteller Yes No
Trustly Yes No
Euteller Yes No
IDEAL Yes No

 

Euteller is an option only for Finnish players, while IDEAL is only available for the Dutch users.

 

Software and Games

Chanz Casino is specific for its unique layout of the main page. The list of around 300 games is not divided into usual categories such as slots, progressive jackpots, blackjack, roulette, or live-dealer games. Instead, you can differentiate the games rather by the theme (Adventure, Sports, Movie Magic, etc.). If you are new to the online gambling world, you might easily get lost between the options.

Luckily, the casino has a “Search” box where you can just type in the name of the game you are interested in to find it instantly. Additionally, all games can be filtered by the suppliers. While most other casinos have an extensive range of game developers, the entire action on Chanz comes from NetEnt, Pragmatic Play, and Yggdrasil.

The classic 3-reel titles worth mentioning are Real Gems and Gold Train. NetEnt’s widely popular options such as Starburst, Aloha: Cluster Pays, Finn’s Swirly Spin, and Gonzo’s Quest are all in the casino’s slot department as well.

Blackjack and roulette make most of the site’s table game section. The players can enjoy several popular blackjack variants such as High Streak, Hi-Lo 13, or Multihand Bonus Blackjack. Nevertheless,  the fans of table games will no doubt find a much better action elsewhere as the volume of live-dealer & table games is by no means impressive.

Chanz Casino – Conclusion

Chanz Casino has been in the business for more than five years but we feel they are yet to reach the full potential. Whereas the whole “social casino” concept looks quite interesting, the casino has so many drawbacks that might slow down big players. We primarily refer to limited banking options, especially for withdrawals.  The array of games on the menu won’t leave anyone speechless either. The promotional section (particularly for Nordic players who can claim free spins without depositing) is the casino’s biggest strength. Is it, however, enough to meet all the players’ desires?

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