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LeoVegas

Established: 2011 Jurisdiction: Sweden
United States image description
Players from United States not allowed

Introduction

Founded in 2011 by Gustaf Hagman and Robin Ramm-Ericson, LeoVegas is a Swedish mobile gaming company and provider of online casino and sports betting services. From the outset, the company’s success has been built on mobile, and the realisation of the company’s founders that smartphones were going to revolutionise the consumer experience. Today, “mobile first” continues to be the company’s abiding principle.

Since going live in 2012, LeoVegas has enjoyed rapid growth, and has become one of the leading mobile gaming companies in Europe, and claiming market leadership when it comes to mobile casinos. It now employs more than 900 people, with the UK and the Nordic countries regarded as its core markets, it also has a presence throughout the rest of Europe, most notably in Spain and Italy.

Operations

The company is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, which is also where all technical development is centred, but the brand “LeoVegas” is owned by a separate subsidiary based in Malta. The company has offices in the UK, Italy and Poland.

LeoVegas

Licensing

The online gaming and sports betting products are licensed and regulated in Malta under the provisions of the Malta Lottery and Gambling Act – registration number C59314.

In their native Sweden, LeoVegas operates in compliance with the Spelinspektionen sector, whilst in the UK its activities are governed by the provisions of the UK Gambling Commission. It was the first company to receive a licence in Sweden, which, from 1st January, 2019, has been a fully regulated gaming market.

More recently, they have been licensed in Denmark in 2019 by the Danish Gambling Authority.

The parent company, LeoVegas AB is traded on the Swedish Stock Exchange.

Online Casino

Those interested in their online casino will not be disappointed. There are over 700 games from which to choose, including more than 500 slots. There are also 23 blackjack games, 18 roulette options, five poker games, and many more besides.

Range of Sports Covered

LeoVegas cover more than 35 sports, including hundreds of markets and sub-markets. These include:

  • Football (soccer)
  • Tennis
  • Horse Racing
  • Golf
  • Cricket
  • Motorsports (F1, Moto GP etc.)
  • Rugby Union
  • Boxing
  • American Football
  • Basketball
  • Snooker
  • E-Sports

In addition, they allow players to bet on activities like politics, TV and Movie Awards, and other novelty markets.

Because of the Kambi betting software that LeoVegas uses there are thousands of daily betting options available – both ante-post and in-play – with players given the choice of making single, combination or system bets.

Sports Welcome Offer

Claim a 100% profit boost up to a maximum of £/€100 when you make your first bet with LeoVegas. Make a deposit of £10 and place a bet with a maximum stake of £/€10 and should your first bet be a winner, you’ll receive a 100% profit boost up to a maximum of £100. Your offer is valid for 30 days and is unavailable to Skrill and Neteller depositors. 18+ begambleaware.org Please see their bonus terms & conditions for more details.

For Indian sports bettors: Deposit bonus of up to ₹10,000. When you sign up and make your first deposit of ₹1,000 or more, and meet the wagering requirements, LeoVegas will give you a bonus of up to ₹10,000. Please see their India bonus terms & conditions for more details.

Casino Welcome offer

Unlock up to £100 & 20 wager-free spins

T&Cs apply . New reg only. Opt in & deposit £10, £25 or £50 within 7 days & further 7 days to wager cash stakes 35x to unlock reward (£50 on 2 deposits). 3 day exp. Wagering/game contributions vary. 10 wager-free spins x10p to added to Book of Dead with each qualifying deposit, 3 day expiry. 18+ BeGambleAware.org.

Combined welcome offer package

10 free spins no deposit required & unlock up to £100 and 20 more wager-free spins on casino games

T&Cs apply . New reg only. Claim 10 free spins x10p each on Book of Dead (no deposit needed) within 3 days. Opt in & deposit £10, £25 or £50 within 7 days & further 7 days to wager cash stakes 35x to unlock reward (£50 on 2 deposits). 3 day exp. Wagering/game contributions vary. 10 wager-free spins x10p to added to Book of Dead with each qualifying deposit, 3 day expiry. 18+ BeGambleAware.org.

Restricted Countries

Players based in the following countries are not able to play through LeoVegas:

  • United States of America
  • Asia (except India)
  • Latin America
  • Africa (with the exception of South Africa)
  • Estonia
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Ukraine

Additionally, only players from the following countries are eligible to receive bonuses:

  • UK
  • Finland
  • Norway
  • Austria
  • Germany
  • New Zealand
  • Canada
  • India
  • Chile
  • Peru
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Brazil

Payment Methods

LeoVegas offers a wide variety of payment methods allowing customers to make deposits quickly, safely and easily. These include:

  • Visa, MasterCard, Maestro
  • Bank Transfer
  • Skrill
  • PayPal
  • Paysafe Card
  • POLi

The minimum withdrawal limit is UK £20 and cash-out times vary between 12 and 24 hours. Weekend cash outs are also available.

Languages

The website is available in several languages, including English, Danish, Swedish, and Portuguese. Customer support is available in different languages, even during national holidays.

Customer Support

LeoVegas has garnered a reputation for excellent customer support, with staff that are friendly, knowledgeable and professional.

Support can be accessed via email, live chat and phone, whilst the FAQ section on their website contains a lot of helpful information covering issues such as banking queries, depositing and withdrawal questions, and various technical issues.

Key Points

Advantages

  • Offers a superior mobile betting experience, with native apps for Windows, Android and iOS
  • Extensive range of sports on whichto bet
  • Accepts payment in multiple currencies, and offers a range of payment options
  • Uses 2048-bit SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption technology to ensure all personal and financial data is encrypted
  • The software is easy to navigate, allowing a user to switch quickly between sports.
  • Range of odds displayed – In fractions, decimals or the American system depending on the preference of the player.

Disadvantages

  • Not all sports covered have “in-play” betting at present,although more are being brought on line all the time
  • They do not offer live streaming, unlike most of the other major sports book operators
  • Does not serve customers based in the US, and a number of other markets
  • The company has run into issues with regulators in both the UK and the Netherlands for misleading advertising and mishandling customer issues.

Awards

Over the years, LeoVegas has garnered a number of international awards including:

2019:

  • “Online Casino of the Year” – Global Gaming Awards;
  • “Best Mobile Operator of the Year” – International Gaming Awards

2018:

  • “Best Sports Betting Operator” – EGR Nordic Awards
  • “Casino Operator of the Year” – EGR Nordic Awards, SBC Awards

Conclusion

LeoVegas are one of the best sports betting companies on the market, especially those looking for a superior mobile experience. They have lots of betting options and markets on which to bet, offer a totally secure gambling environment, and have excellent customer support.

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