Licensed in North America, Royal Panda Online Casino is a Greek mythology-themed casino, with just about the same offerings of games, promotions, and services as 95% of the other mid-sized casinos out there. Behind the gladiatorial window-dressing are some good games, a basic rewards program, and satisfactory customer service.
Bonuses & Promotions
A very welcoming $20 No Deposit bonus greets you at the gates of Royal Panda followed by a less beneficent 20% match bonus up to $200 (that requires a deposit of $1000). A standard comp program and a $25 refer-a-friend bonus are their two ongoing promotions. Other than that, there’s just the usual deposit bonus you get for using select “preferred” payment methods whenever you make a deposit.
Software & Graphics
Research has revealed that Royal Panda actually uses a proprietary software to run their games, which I find surprising. Their games play pretty much like Microgaming games, and if that name’s unfamiliar to you, it won’t be for long. Microgaming is probably the industry leader. But Royal Panda proprietary software designers have done an excellent job of mimicking the essential functionality and clean, smooth playability of the “big guys”, while incorporating more of their graphical theme (a blue-toned, marble-edged palace in the sky) into as much of the game as possible, down to the coins for tokens.
With just over 40 games in all, this mid-sized online casino certainly has all the necessary basics – Blackjack, Baccarat, Roulette (American and European), Video Poker, Craps, and Slots galore. There’s a nice selection of multi-line video poker machines. And their specialty games include horse racing, scratch cards, bingo slots, and (everybody’s favorite) Keno. As I said, nothing particularly unique or outstanding, but nothing less than you’ll find at any comparably-sized, casino.
Payouts, Cashouts & Security
Royal Panda Casino’s preferred method of payment for both deposits and withdrawals is FirePay, though they also accept credit cards, bank wires, NETeller, ACH, bank draft, and international money order. They employ 128-bit SSL digital encryption technology (as they should) for your security. An independent firm tests all the games to ensure fairness.
Their customer service is the most bare bones part of this operation, which is sad. If you can get the help you need from one email address and a 1-800 phone number, more power to you.