About Silversands Casino
Silver Sands Casino has presented itself like an elegant and no frills online gambling place. There are no fancy graphics or animation. There is only well laid out stylised golden text to navigate players to the various important links to games, promotions, banking and more.
Silver Sands Casino has catered to the specific needs of South African players. They can carry out all transactions in Rands. The bonus offers are in Rands. Local payment methods can be used to make deposits. In case of need, there is toll free local phone support. Silver Sands Casino is licensed and regulated by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission.
Silver Sands Instant Play and Download Casino Games Overview
For desktop players, Silver Sands Casino offers both download and instant play options. Players can choose which they like. The download option is compatible only with PCs. But it offers the full suite of Realtime Gaming titles. The instant play software platform is compatible with all major operating systems, including PCs and Macs. Some of the very old Realtime Gaming titles are not available on the instant play platform. But the latest, the best and the most popular titles are included. The instant play software is as secure and reliable and is therefore recommended.
In order to play at Silver Sands players have to first sign up. There is a three stage online registration form to be filled. The information required includes personal particulars, address and contact details. Then a verification procedure will have to be completed. All this takes less than two minutes. Now you can log in, make a deposit and start playing.
Players can use a search engine to locate games. The latest titles are featured separately. The main portfolio is divided into games categories as follows:
Realtime Online Casino Games at Silver Sands Casino
Realtime Gaming is one of the oldest software providers in the industry having launched in 1998. Its developments have kept pace with the competition and the latest products have all the contemporary features. The software has been tested for fairness by Technical Systems Testing. Realtime Gaming offers the complete range of casino games.
The biggest category in the Realtime Gaming portfolio is online slots. Most of them are Real Series slots that feature randomly triggered progressive jackpots. These jackpots do not rise to big amounts but hit very frequently. Some titles that you should try are Cash Bandits 2, Achilles, Bubble Bubble and Orc vs Elf. Realtime Gaming has a few branded slot games as well. The 6-reels slots based on the pop singers of the 1950s Richie Valens and The Big Bopper are outstanding. Recently the software provider has launched a series of slots based on Jackie Chan movies. Realtime Gaming has developed a custom slot exclusively for this online casino titled Silver Sands Casino.
The table games include casino poker games like Caribbean Stud Poker and Caribbean Hold’em Poker. The main offering in this category is blackjack. There are the standard American and European blackjack variants as well as games with exciting side bets. The video poker games are available in single hand and multi-hand formats. All the popular variants like Jacks or Better and Deuces Wild are included. Specialty Games are those not covered elsewhere. The titles include roulette, craps, keno and scratch cards.
Silver Sands Mobile Casino – Compatible with iOS and Android Devices
Silver Sands offers an excellent mobile gaming platform because many South Africans now like to play on the move. This platform can be accessed from all the latest smartphones and tablets. It is obviously compatible with iOS and Android devices. But it is also compatible with operating systems like Windows and Blackberry. This makes Silver Sands Mobile Casino one of the most penetrative in South Africa. Players must use Safari browser for iOS devices and Chrome browser for other devices for the best results.
HTML5 Games at Silver Sands Mobile Casino
The Realtime Gaming software at Silver Sands mobile casino is written in HTML5. This ensures that the display is capable of adapting to a wide range of screen sizes from different mobile devices. The graphics appear normal without any distortion. Players can enjoy these games in a free to play version as well as in real money mode.
The software operates in the instant play format. The games will open directly in the browser of the mobile device without the need to download any native app. However, a download app is available for Android devices. The portfolio is the same as that of the desktop instant play platform. All promotions and banking operations can be carried out in the mobile casino in a secure environment.
There are two options for accessing the Silver Sands web site on your mobile device. You can carry out a search from the browser in the usual manner. Or you can scan the QR code displayed at the desktop casino from your smartphone or tablet, which will directly open the Silver Sands mobile casino.
How to Get Started at Silver Sands Mobile Casino
Once you are at the Silver Sands mobile casino you will need an account. Please follow the steps given below.
- If you already have a Silver Sands account that you have opened on the desktop platform, you can log in using the same user ID and password.
- Otherwise you can create a new account from the mobile device.
- Click the Sign Up button, fill the registration form and complete the verification process.
- Then log in to your new account.
- Use your desktop casino balance or load your account on the move using any payment method accepted at Silver Sands Mobile Casino.
- Visit the game lobby and tap on a desired game icon.
- The game will load on your browser and you can start playing it for fun or real money.
Silver Sands VIP Program
Silver Sands online casino does not have a VIP program as of now. However it offers a Comp points scheme to inculcate loyalty among its players. Comp points are generated when you play for real money in the casino. For every R2 which you bet, you receive 1 comp point. Comp points can be exchanged for bonus credits at a ratio of 500 comp points to R1. You will have to go to the Cashier when you have accumulated sufficient comp points and redeem them from the My Account tab. Credits obtained from redeeming comp points are considered free bonus credits and are therefore subject to terms and conditions related to free bonuses.
Progressive Jackpots at Silver Sands Casino
Most of the video slots at Silver Sands Casino have randomly triggered progressive jackpots. These are low payout and low variance progressive jackpots. The online casino also offers some games with high payout progressive jackpots. They fall under two categories.
The progressive jackpot online slots include Megasaur, Spirit of the Inca and Aztec’s Millions. Spirit of the Inca has a unique feature. The progressive jackpots will trigger when the designated boiling points are reached. Therefore there is less uncertainty as to when they will hit.
Some casino poker games are networked to a common progressive jackpot. These are Caribbean Stud and Caribbean Hold‘em.
Deposits and Withdrawals
Silver Sands Casino accepts Rands. South African players can deposit, wager and withdraw in Rands. They do not have to exchange their currency for EUR or USD as required at many other online casinos. Therefore they do not undergo the hassles of currency exchange, which also inevitably has costs that eat into players’ bankrolls. Silver Sands Casino also safeguards players’ personal information and banking transactions through the latest Secure Socket Layer technology to counter would-be hackers and information theft.
Players can use the following common methods to make deposits:
Keeping the interest of South African players in mind, Silver Sands also offers the following two options.
- SID is a web-based payment service that allows South African residents to pay the online casino directly from their bank account.
- South African players can deposit cash directly in the Silver Sands bank account from anywhere in the country.
All withdrawals will be sent by Silver Sands directly to the players’ personal banking accounts in South Africa. Withdrawal requests are processed in 2 working days, after which the remittance is made. It may take up to 72 business hours for the funds to reach players’ accounts. Payments up to R100000 are made at a time. Additional winnings are paid at a rate of R100000 per week.
Before requesting payout for the first time, players have to submit documents that prove their identity. These documents can be passport, ID document or driver’s license. Player’s depositing by credit cards have to submitting documents proving ownership of the cards.
Minimum Withdrawl Amount - $20
- Is Manual Flush Supported? - No
- Ewallet Withdrawal Turnaround - Between 24 hours and 2 days
- Bank Transfer Withdrawal Turnaround - Between 3 days and 7 days
- Credit/Debit Cards Withdrawal Turnaround - Between 3 days and 7 days
In order to help new players, Silver Sands Casino has posted a FAQ section at its web site. It answers commonly asked questions on topics like registration, technical issues, banking and bonuses.
Players that still need assistance should contact the customer support team that operates round the clock. The following options are available.
Live Chat – Players can launch the live chat window from the web site of the online casino.
Email – They can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, which will be attended within 30 minutes.
Toll-free Telephone Line – South African players can use the toll-free phone number 0800 983 741.