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Online casino Parimatch
“Parimatch: they play – you win!” This slogan has captivated the entire media space for already a year. Parimatch is the largest sports betting operator in Europe, which recently launched its own licensed online casino under the same brand.
In this review, GG team won’t examine Pari Match as a betting operator but will primarily focus on the self-titled online casino.
Here we go…
Parimatch casino – introduction
Pari Match sportsbook operates on the global market since its launch in 1994. As for the Parimatch online casino, it was created a couple of years ago on the brother-domain, air. parimatch.com.
It works under the jurisdiction of Curacao. The company currently cooperates with more than 25 providers. The casino has a pretty impressive and diverse choice of games for every taste. There are also games with LIVE dealers from the leading providers TVBET and Betgames. It’s a kind of mix of bets and online casino, but we will talk about it later. Parimatch also offers well-designed Poker rooms for punters who want to tease their analytical skills.
Another cool feature of Parimatch is hassle-free withdrawals. According to the company’s rep, they don’t have any limits for withdrawing. The players can withdraw any cash amount at a time. The limits may depend purely on the particular payment systems, which punters select for themselves.
The withdrawing speed is pretty great here. It takes about 15 minutes to withdraw money on eWallets and up to 3 days – on bank cards. Players can also withdraw money in the offline centers of Parimatch. Usually, such transactions are held within 24 hours.
Verification is required individually. As a rule, it happens pretty fast with small dealers. As for the regular dealers, it’s better to pass verification in advance. Fortunately, it doesn’t take much time.
Geographically, the Parimatch casino is mainly focused on the markets of Europe, including Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Azeibardzhan, Romania, Georgia, and Poland. The currencies of all these countries are available on the platform, plus USD and EUR. According to the Parimatch CEO, Sergey Portnov, they have plans to extend their presence on iGaming market of Africa and Latin America in the nearest future.
The available payment systems include: bank cards VISA and MasterCard, AdvCash, Vodafone, Paypal, eWallets, and offline cashiers. This range may differ for every particular country.
Marketing policy “Money is not a problem”
Parimatch casino wouldn’t get such a tremendous success without its active (maybe even too active) promo campaign. Pari Match team spent a pretty penny on advertising because the world-famous artists and celebrities participated in the brand’s PR campaigns. Let’s take a look at the most popular ads, featuring celebs.
Parimatch’s cooperation with the world-famous stars
“I will kill for Parimatch.” – (с)Conor McGregor
Our GG team could only imagine how much it cost for Parimatch to make Conor McGregor their ambassador (it cost a lot, we think). However, meanwhile, Conor took part only in a couple of promo videos of the brand and that’s it. At the same time, Parimatch’s cooperation with another world-famous star appeared to be much more productive…
“Pari Match is like a sex, but only better!” (с) Mike Tyson
Though Mike Tyson is not as popular now as Conor McGregor, his name is still a world-recognized brand. It means that if he takes part in any promo campaign, it will definitely have a huge success.
Mike Tyson even took part in a full-time conference to discuss his cooperation with Parimatch.
Parimatch and FC “Shakhtar”
Starting from 2019, Parimatch announced its cooperation with an iconic sports brand – football club “Shakhtar.” Now, all players of Shakhtar wear “Parimatch” T-shirts on each game. Particular players participate in the casino’s promo videos.
We also need to mention several other famous sports organizations, which are sponsored by Pari Match or which are the casino’s partners. So, Parimatch is:
- Official sponsor of the Ukrainian Basketball Championship
- UFC Partner in the BSAA Region
- Official sponsor of the Ukrainian Hockey League
- Greco-Roman Wrestling Federation Sponsor
- Sponsor of the Beach Soccer Federation of Ukraine
Interview with CEO of Parimatch
In summer 2018, CEO of Parimatch online casino, Sergey Portnov, gave an interview to the YouTube channel IDEALIST. Below, you will find the most interesting moments from his speech.
“One of the main reasons of the sports’ popularity worldwide is the development of a betting business.”
“If we talk about global numbers, people spend billions of dollars on betting… it’s a kind of a global phenomenon.”
“According to the official statistics, one out of every 100 sports competitions in the world is contractual. And here we talk only about the proven facts… I can only imagine the real numbers… In a couple of years, this amount can increase even more.”
“The average client is a regular player. He can make even a $5 bet, but he is still a client. Thousands of sports betting operators exist due to such clients… there can be dozens or hundreds of them; they can bet big or small, and they still ensure a wellbeing of the sportsbooks.”
“A betting business is much more complicated than banking or traditional e-commerce…”
“Modern sportsbooks exists due to LIVE bets. To some extent, they made a revolution in the gaming world. Nowadays, live bets take about 70% of the entire amount of bets in the global scale. At the same time, they become an additional tool for arranging contractual matches…”
“Sadly, but a lot of modern sportsbooks become victims of contractual competitions.”
“Currently, Parimatch has a powerful tool to determine fake matches. The basic criterion is and has always been a pattern of bets. When a manager sees a new client from Mexico, who places a bet on a minor tennis competition, on a particular player… it seems a bit strange. It’s very easy to figure out such suspicious things. We ask questions, make conclusions, and turn a gameplay for such player to a not-so-pleasant experience. He won’t get his money so easily because a match is 100% fake.”
“When a beginner comes to a casino, he will unlikely place big bets… If he does, it makes us hesitate about his intentions. It means that a player is experienced enough, and when we see such things, we ‘mark’ such player to examine why he acts like this.”
Gamblers’ games opinion: Such statement sounds a bit strange. So, if someone has a 10+ years experience in betting on another platform, he has no right to bet big on Parimatch?! Or during the first 3 months here, he can bet only on the final score in the Champions League?!
“Most of the contractual matches are very hard to prove. In such case, the only thing we can do is to negotiate with clients considering whether a player should get his winning or not.”
Video of the interview
Parimatch’s bonus system is truly impressive. They have a huge number of bonuses, but we will discuss only the most interesting ones.
The first thing we should know is that Pari Match includes 4 main sectors: sportsbook, casino, Poker, and live-casino. Each sector has its own system of bonuses, but we will focus on the casino.
Regular bonuses in Parimatch casino
- Welcome bonus up to $500. You can find all the detailed information about it at the beginning of this page.
- +25% bonus on any deposit. It is available till September 4, 2022. The maximum amount of bonus is $100. The minimum deposit is $10. Promo code: 25. It is valid within one month. Wager х35. NOTE! Punters need to roll over a sum of the deposit plus a bonus. It means that if you make a deposit $100 and get a bonus $25, you will have to place bets on 125 х 35 = $4,375 to receive your bonus money. You can read more details about it on the official site of the casino.
- Highroller bonus 111% on a deposit. The maximum amount of bonus is $1000. It is available till September 4, 2022. The minimum deposit is $100. Promo code: 111. It is valid within a month. The wager is х35 on a sum of a deposit plus a bonus. GG wants to pay your attention to one essential nuance. When you attempt to withdraw funds before you fulfilled the wagering requirements, all bonus money will be deactivated.
Calendar of bonuses
It is a pretty interesting marketing tool that aims to boost punters’ engagement.
All bonuses are available through promo codes (you can read about it on the official site of the casino in the Bonuses section).
- 3D Monday. It gives 20 free spins on a particular slot (every time different) for a deposit $10+. Wager х15. The time limit is 10 days.
- $20 Tuesday. For the $20 deposit, you get $20 more. Wager х30. The time limit is 10 days.
- +35% Wednesday. This bonus can be used several times per day. It gives +35% to a deposit which exceeds $100. The wager is х17 (a sum of a deposit plus bonus). The time limit is 10 days.
- Free spins Thursday. It gives 30 free spins on a deposit from $20. A slot varies every Thursday. Wager is х15. The time limit is 10 days.
- Lucky Friday. Make a deposit on $30+ and get 50% of this amount as a bonus (no more than $100) plus 20 free spins on the game Sin City Nights. Wager is х30. The time limit is 10 days.
- Slots Day Saturday. Make a deposit on $30 and more and get 125% as a bonus (no more than $300). Wager is х40 (the biggest one). The time limit is 10 days.
- Cashback Sunday. The maximum size of cashback is $250. It is valid only for money lost on Saturday and Sunday. To get your cashback, you just need to write an email to the Help Center with a title “Cashback 10%.” If you participate in this program every weekend, the amount of cashback will increase on 5% and can reach 50%. If you miss, at least, one weekend, you will get back to the original 10% cashback. The wager is х1. The time limit is 3 days. It doesn’t spread on Roulette, Video-Poker, LIVE-games, and some particular slots.
Bonuses in Live-casino
Parimatch has a good choice to offer to all fans of the LIVE dealer games.
- Lucky 777 bonus. While playing Blackjack, get a combo of three “7” and win $500. A bet should be no less than $25. The bonus is valid for one account no more than five times. To get a prize, you need to make a screenshot of a winning combination and send it to the Customer Support team with a title “Lucky 777.”
- Cashback Live Casino. Players can get 10% of the sum which they lost during a weekend in live-casino. They need to send a request to the support service titled “Cashback in live casino.”
- Night Blackjack Mafia. While playing Blackjack at a night time from 2:00 to 6:00 (UTC+3), players can get a bonus from 5 to $10 (depending on a table) in case they get a card «Mafia». There is no wager or time limits here.
Gifts for streaming on Youtube or Twich
Streams on large sums of money help attract a huge variety of new players to a casino. Unfortunately, to the moment of writing this review, Pari match casino doesn’t have its own affiliate program, that is why popular streamers do not rush to play here. To change this situation in their favor, Parimatch’s marketing team came up with a cool promo campaign “3 iPhones for a stream.”
Conditions are the following:
- Play for real money in Parimatch slots and stream it on Youtube or Twich.
- Get a mega winning х500 and more from the amount of your bet.
- Send a video to the customer support team.
After that, there will be a lottery which randomly defines a first winner. A second prize goes to a person whose video will get more views. A third lucky winner is the one who hits the bank in slots. The rest of the participants get a consolation prize which equals $50.
*These conditions are valid to the moment of writing this review.
Bonuses in Parimatch sportsbook and Poker-room
There are also a separate set of bonuses available on Parimatch online betting and Poker platforms, but we will not discuss them in detail in this review.
Design and interface
Now, it’s time to take a precise look on the Parimatch official website. The home page is currently presented in the old-schooled version with the fixed width parameters.
When we want to surf between the site sections, like “Casino” or “LIVE”, the site automatically redirects us to its sub-domain ‘air’ which delights our eyes with its upgraded version.
The upgraded version has much more attractive design and interface on the full screen.
If you accessed the site from a phone and, for some reason, you weren’t automatically transferred to the mobile version of the Parimatch casino, don’t panic! You just need to go to it manually. Scroll to the bottom of the web page and find the “mobile version” link.
The mobile version is very convenient for use. It has a great navigation and delightful design. The speed is pretty fast and it doesn’t take too much space on your phone’s memory.
Navigation works great:
- Upper tab. It contains a top horizontal menu with basic sections. There you can change the interface language, get back to the old version, and proceed to registration/login on the Parimatch casino.
- Left sidebar. It contains a convenient filter of available providers and a simple categorization by slots. You may not notice right away, but at the very top panel, there are links to the sections of bonuses and tournaments.
- Slider. It takes a central position on the page, so it is difficult not to notice it. It contains the slides with current casino activities and Jackpot information. Please note that in the lower left corner there are small arrows, thanks to which you can quickly switch between slides without waiting for autoscrolling.
- Parimatch slots. A section of online slots is displayed right below the slider. Slots are presented by the principle of their popularity. Please pay attention to the search option indicated by the arrow. It is implemented quite conveniently; the results are generated in real time even at the request stage. We believe that this element could be placed a little closer to the slots or in the left sidebar, next to the providers’ filter.
- Online chat with the support service. Our experience shows that customer support representatives of the Parimatch casino are almost always online, so be sure to contact them if you have any questions.
The only thing that seems a bit old-fashioned is that it takes some time to load the images of slots, so the first thing that we see when opening the site is a text field. Note that it’s not even an informative article to sparkle the visitors’ interest. No. It’s some weird text, which is placed here solely for the search engine optimization purposes.
Our GG team can understand Parimatch’s desire to boost their SEO ranking, but it seems a bit inappropriate for such an eminent casino. It will be better if they place some interesting short video instead of this awkward text.
Registration on Parimatch
Registration is pretty much the same like on other sports betting and online casino operators.
1) Click on the “Registration” button in the upper right corner of the home page.
2) You will see a standard signup window with a checkbox below.
By activating this checkbox, you agree to the automatic activation of the bet bonus. However, you don’t need it if your goal is to play in the online casino. It is also important to note that if you activate the bonus, you will not be able to withdraw money from the casino until you fulfill the conditions for its wagering. Don’t forget to click on the “Terms and conditions of the bonus offer” link to learn about all current requirements.
3) After filling in all the required data, your account will be automatically created and a player number will be assigned to you, however, it will not be activated until the phone number is confirmed.
Nevertheless, it is already possible to surf through your personal account even without a phone number confirmation and, interestingly, the option to make deposits is not blocked. This is a typical feature of any gambling establishment: depositing money is as easy as possible and always accessible, while withdrawing money requires a lot of checkings and verifications.
4) Click on the yellow button “Confirm” or on the button “Account settings,” if you have already returned to the home page.
5) On the opened page, we can see the mobile confirmation button and a number of additional fields to be filled in: name, email, country, city, security question (pin code).
6) On the same page “Account Settings”, you can now upload photos of documents for future verification. Please note that scans are not allowed, only colored photos with clearly distinguishable images. You need to download the photos of the first and second pages of your passport or the front and back of your ID.
After we successfully registered on Parimatch, let’s take a look at the player’s personal account.
- Left column. It contains the most basic information about the account: number, balance, history of bets, account settings, deposit / withdrawal of funds, promotions and bonuses.
- Right column. It contains detailed information on the sections listed in the first paragraph.
- Navigation in the upper horizontal menu. In fact, it completely duplicates the left column from the first paragraph, and at the same time it is cross-cutting (available on all pages of the site).
Sections of the personal account:
Account history. Here you can see the history of all your bets: active and invalid, as well as the history of depositing and withdrawing of funds.
Account settings. This section was already analyzed in detail during registration on Parimatch, we have only to add that there are two more tabs here – “Bonuses” and “Security.” The “Bonuses” tab contains a list of available bonuses. In the “Security” tab, you can change the password, check the ip-address of the last login to the account, and also enable two-factor authentication.
Deposit / withdrawal of funds. This section contains detailed information about the history of your deposits and withdrawals. We need to remind that this list depends on your country and may vary. The methods of depositing / withdrawing money will differ for each particular country.
Promotions and bonuses. This is just a link to the page with a description of all current promotions and bonuses available on the site. The link works even for not registered users, as it is not a part of your personal account.
Parimatch games offering
Pari match cooperates with 30+ providers to present the players with a huge variety of slots and LIVE dealer games. As usual, there are two game modes: demo and game for real money. However, there is one more interesting feature. Parimatch has a strict division of accounts: the first is for sports betting and the second is for the casino.
When you deposit funds, they always get to the sports betting account first. To start spinning the slots, your funds need to be transferred to the casino account (except for the games with a live dealer).
It works this way:
1) Check the current balance and make a deposit.
2) Choose a slot you want to play, for example Space War.
3) Click on “Play” (meaning for real money, not demo).
4) Click on the “Transfer funds to the casino” button.
5) In the pop-up window, you will see a current balance of your main account and a field for specifying the amount to be transferred to the casino account. Indicate the required amount of funds, enter a bonus code (if you have one), and click “Transfer these funds”.
6) After that, the transferred funds will be displayed in your casino account balance.
7) If necessary, you can reverse the operation: transfer the funds back from the casino account to the betting account. To do this, click on the same button “Transfer funds to the casino” and switch to the “Refund” tab.
TVBet and BetGames live-games on Parimatch
What does live-games mean? High rollers know it for sure. In short, it’s a cool mix of the most popular casino games and betting options by the world-famous providers, TVBET and BetGames.
How it works:
When you make a bet through a sportsbook, for example, on a football match, you are not a direct participant of the event and you cannot influence the outcome. You are just a bystander who is trying to guess the result, no more.
When you play in an online casino with a live dealer, you are a direct participant of the event. Not everything depends on you, but you can request another card, bluff, calculate the cards of your opponents, go all-in, etc. In other words, you affect the outcome of the game.
Do you see the difference? When betting via a sportsbook, you are just a passive viewer, but when playing with a LIVE dealer, you are an actual participant of the gameplay who can influence the results.
So, TVBET and BetGames mixed these two things. They allow the users to bet on casino games with live dealers in real time and participate in the process firsthand.
Your friends Tom, Jack, and Bill play Poker. You skip the game and just watch how they play. Then, your mutual friend Harry joins you and offers to bet on various events in your friends’ game. You can bet on who of them will win the next round or which combination will be the winning one, etc.
TVBET and BetGames work by the same principle, but their content portfolio is not limited by Poker only. They have a large number of games with live dealers:
The game collection constantly grows.
In GG’s opinion, a mix of casino games and betting is a brilliant idea. It is very profitable as well. If we imagine that a huge number of players who adore betting will start playing games, while gamers will fall in love with multiple betting odds, providers can get a pretty penny. Brilliant! High score!
Igrosoft games on Parimatch
Our GG team discovered that Parimatch casino offers games from the provider, Igrosoft. However, this provider seems to be too small for serious licensed casinos. Besides, Igrosoft games are not so popular on the global market.
At the same time, we need to mention that Igrosoft games are rather popular among CIS players. It looks like Parimatch won’t miss a chance to get additional source of profit. Well, it’s their decision, after all.
It is a Poker-room by Parimatch. It’s a completely separate project with a separate license from Curacao, located on a separate domain. Poker-room has its own bonus policy, requiring registration via a new account (your current account on Parimatch will not work).
Interestingly, online slots are also presented here (just in case).
We won’t discuss Poker-room in our review, but who knows – maybe soon we’ll make a separate review on PokerMatch on our site.
How to download Parimatch app on Android and iOS
If for some reason you are not satisfied with the mobile version of the site, which, by the way, looks pretty cool, you can always download the Parimatch app on Android or iOS. A lot of players admit that they prefer app to the casino site, so let’s take a closer look at the Parimatch application.
By the way, there is no option to download the Parimatch casino to one’s computer. Apparently, the company thinks that the web version is cool enough, and players don’t need to install the software on PC.
How to install Parimatch mobile app:
1) Download apk. If you access the site from a mobile phone, you will see a pop-up window at the top of the screen asking you to install the mobile application. If you use a PC, then scroll to the bottom and find the “Mobile Application” section in the menu.
2) Security settings. After clicking the “Install/Update” button, the apk file will be downloaded to your phone, but it is quite possible that a smartphone will refuse to install it. It happens because the file hasn’t been downloaded from Google Play or the App Store, which means you cannot ‘trust’ it and the phone will notify you of this and offer to change the security settings if you still want to install it. For Android, go to Settings – Advanced settings – Confidentiality (or Security), find the “Unknown sources” field and switch it to “On.”
NB! Depending on the version of Android and the model of your smartphone, the location of this option in the phone menu may vary. For iOS, go to Settings – Basic – Device Management – Select a profile and click “Trust.”
3) Install the application. Now, go to the “Downloads”, where you can see the downloaded apk file. Click “Open” for launching the installation process. It usually does not take more than a minute. For iOS, installation works in the same way.
4) The first launch. After installation is complete, the Parimatch application icon will appear on the screen of your phone. During the first launch, you will be immediately transferred to the registration page. If you already have an account on Pari match, then just click on the “Login” link in the upper right corner.
Review of Parimatch mobile app:
All the main navigation elements in the application are located at the bottom of the screen. It becomes obvious that the emphasis here has been made on the sports betting component, however, there is also everything necessary for a comfortable mobile casino gameplay.
- Top sports events of the day.
- Live betting
- Main navigation menu
- History of bets (current and past)
- Player’s profile
Paragraphs 1, 2, and 4 are of little interest to us, because they are exclusively about Parimatch sportsbook. Let’s better take a closer look at the main navigation menu and player’s profile (paragraphs 3 and 5).
Main navigation menu
It is from here that we will switch from sports betting to playing in the Parimatch online casino. As you can see from the screenshot, we have a choice of everything that is available in the regular desktop version of Parimatch, namely: slots, live casinos, BetGames and TVBet described earlier, as well as news and support. Please note that in this menu, there is no link to PokerMatch, which once again confirms that it is a separate project. It does not make sense to analyze each field of the menu in detail, everything is pretty clear and understandable. Let’s take a look only into the slots section.
It is necessary to pay attention to these two points:
- The option of transferring money from the main account to the casino account is located here: just click on the “Cashier” link. Note that this option is not available directly on the pages with slots.
- Initially, you may not notice two small icons “filter” and “search,” however, they will greatly simplify and speed up the search for a desired slot.
Compared to the web version of the official Parimatch site, we can notice several additional fields (again related only to the sportsbook) available in the mobile app in the Player’s profile section, such as:
- Rewards. Here you can choose one of two rewarding options for a month: a percentage of the amount of net profit or a percentage of the amount of winning bets.
- Type of bets. Decimal, fractional, American, Hong Kong.
- Odds changing policy. Here you can agree to changes and give your permission to receive promo emails.
- CashOut changes. There are two options here: agree or disagree.
No doubt, Parimatch and all its branches (sportsbook, online casino, Poker room) are worthy of the players’ attention. This is the largest brand on the European gambling market and it currently expands its presence on the global arena as well. The site creators found a way to lead their sports betting business openly, and it develops very dynamically all over the world. The company has successfully integrated all possible entertaining tools from the world of gambling to their platform, and their collection continues to grow.
An advice for punters is to strictly follow the rules established by the Parimatch casino and carefully study all the conditions before receiving any bonuses. It is better to go through verification at the very beginning, and don’t even think about creating multi accounts. Nevertheless, it is fair to say that Parimatch casino has a good reputation in the online gaming world and it definitely stands out among the competitors. Its great slot collection, lightning withdrawals, and high payout rate (96.4%) are vivid proof of the brand’s trustworthiness.