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Pelaa casino review (UK)

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100%/£100 + 150 bonus spins

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  • Bonus code -
  • Wagering 40x (B)
  • Forfeitable Yes
  • No deposit bonus -
  • Special bonus No

United Kingdom


  • Minimum deposit£10
  • Currency£
  • LanguageEnglish, Finnish
  • Requires registrationYes
  • Live casinoYes
  • VIP programYes
  • Live chatYes
  • Sports bettingNo

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  • Appearance & usability
  • Bonuses
  • Games
  • Mobile
  • Customer support
  • Banking
Withdrawals Verified
Mastercard Visa Wire transfer Online bank transfer +9
Mastercard Visa Wire transfer Skrill +5
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  • Clean and easy design
  • Amazing selection of games
  • Works great on mobile
  • Transfer fee

Pelaa Casino (UK) celebrates fun by bringing together over 1,300 games under one roof. Pelaa, which means ‘play’ in Finnish, invites you to try out its numerous casino games, which have been designed for different bankrolls and player preferences.

We want our players to have the best possible online gambling experience , so we have created fast withdrawals, have a friendly customer support team available at your beck and call and have numerous promotions to keep the fun flowing.

We have kitted out our casino site with hues of blue and white. We have successfully implemented a fresh concept that is easy on the eye. It helps players to navigate across the numerous categories and sections.

Forming part of Genesis Global Limited, we hold licenses from both the UK Gambling Commission and the Malta Gaming Authority. Our games all use a Random Number Generator that promotes fairness and randomness.

Hop on the Pelaa train and join us for a fun time!


Expert's review Melanie Hart

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A clean, minimalist casino awaits at Pelaa Casino. Taken from the Finnish word for play, Pelaa Casino offers a clean interface with a great user experience. A kickass female Viking adorns the homepage with a soothing blue and yellow colour palette.

I have to admit that I am a big fan of Genesis Casinos. They are masters of user experience. Everything within the casino is so neatly organised. You don’t need to jump through hoops to find information or to withdraw. Even finding your favourite games is a breeze. On the left-hand side, you will find a burger menu that has everything you need. On the top right corner, your money and bonus money are clearly shown.

Then there is their amazing selection of games, great customer support channels and quick and easy deposits and withdrawals (even though these come with a little fee). All in all, Pelaa is probably one of the best casinos I had the pleasure to review.

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If you are ready to get started, get ready to see your bankroll boosted twofold.

Sign up for a Pelaa Casino account and make a deposit to receive:

  • 100% match bonus up to £100 + 150 free spins

Getting started only takes a couple of minutes. Follow the below steps:

  • Sign up for a Pelaa Casino account
  • Verify your account by email
  • Make a minimum deposit of £10
  • Your welcome bonus will be credited to your account
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Expert's review Melanie Hart

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Two generous bonuses are waiting at Pelaa: one for slot players and one for those who prefer live casinos. I went with the slots bonus, which comes with free spins apart from the 100% match bonus.

Once I deposited, the bonus money was loaded into my account and I headed over to Gonzo’s Quest for the free spins. 15 free spins were waiting for me. And another 15 free spins will be waiting, every day, for the next 9 days. I won around £2 from the spins but it was a great warm-up.

Both bonus money and money won from spins come with a wagering requirement of 40x. This is only slightly above industry standards and considering you get a 100% match bonus and 150 spins, it does make it a solid welcome bonus.

It is also worth mentioning that while the bonus was active, a popup reminded me that I could only go up to £5 per bet for slots and £30 per bet for other games.

First deposit bonus code

You don't need a bonus code to claim Pelaa's first deposit bonus.

Significant terms and conditions

  • New UK players only, 18+.
  • A minimum deposit of £10 is required.
  • Maximum bet of £5 applies when using bonus funds.
  • Bonus is subject to a 40x wagering requirement.
  • Skrill and Neteller deposits are excluded from this offer.

Please gamble responsibly.

Full terms and bonus terms apply.

Extra and no deposit spins

In addition to the £100 bonus, you also receive 150 free spins on popular NetEnt online slot Gonzo’s Quest.

You will initially receive 15 free spins on Gonzo’s Quest. The remainder of your free spins are credited in batches of 15 over the subsequent 9 days.

Free spins are valid for 72 hours. Winnings generated from these free spins are capped at £100.

VIP / Special promotions

You can count on our casino to deliver you regular offers, including free spins and reload bonuses on a weekly basis.

Loyal players who succeed in making it to VIP level, can look forward to various perks and rewards. In addition to regular bonus offers, they can expect invites to special invites, holiday getaways, birthday gifts and much more.

You’ll also have access to a dedicated account manager.

Don’t let the fresh yet clean interface fool you. As soon as you head to the game library, you’ll spot more than 1,300 casino games, covering various gaming options, including video slots, classic slots, jackpot games and table games.

Games by NetEnt, Microgaming, Quickspin, Yggdrasil, Lightning Box and Red Tiger games are all housed here. You can expect games to be brimming with features, including wilds, multipliers, bonus rounds and much more.

Amongst some of the most popular video slots on offer, there is Book of Dead, Gemix, Vikings Go Berzerk, Starburst, Immortal Romance and Gonzo’s Quest.

We only house the best jackpot games in the world, including Divine Fortune, Super Lion, Holmes and the Stolen Stones, Wild Wild Chest, Royal Rings, Downton Abbey and Hall of Gods.

We also have a substantial collection of table games, including variants of popular games, such as Blackjack, Roulette and Baccarat.


Expert's review Melanie Hart

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One of the best things about Pelaa is how perfectly categorised all the games are. Whether you know which game you want or you’re looking for inspiration at Pelaa, you’re guaranteed to find your game quickly.

Their intuitive search bar will not only bring up the games with a particular word but also a screenshot. This helped me so much when it came to finding the game I wanted. See, I knew I felt like something to do with sharks and I knew Push Gaming had quite an interesting one involving them. I quickly found the game I was looking for: Razor Shark. It does indeed have some interesting mechanics and I managed to win over £17 from a 20p bet thanks to the kelp mechanic. But I did eventually lose most of it chasing the bonus round which never materialised.

Apart from the search bar, there are also game categories. Here you are even able to look through the games by game provider. I find this to be the handiest way to search. And all the providers you can think of are here. From NetEnt to Play’N GO to Yggdrasil and so many more. Not to mention the range of live casino games provided by Evolution.

Desktop game information

Games 1300
Slots 1000
Table games 300
Jackpot games 70

Desktop game providers

NetEnt Microgaming Yggdrasil Play'n GO NYX IGT Quickspin Evolution Gaming Big Time Gaming Gamomat Oryx Gaming

Our website is fully responsive on smaller screens, including that of smartphones and tablets. Since our website was created using the latest HTML5, you can enjoy all the features you can find on the desktop version.

You can enjoy hundreds of mobile casino games, including video slots, classic fruit machines, jackpot games, table games and live dealer games.

Your online gambling session is still protected by the latest SSL encryption technology, so you can play with confidence.


Expert's review Melanie Hart

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The outstanding user experience is mirrored in the mobile version of Pelaa Casino. As soon as I logged in with a Chrome browser through an iOS device, I felt right at home. I first went to the live casino and played a few rounds of Lightning Roulette. I didn’t hit any of the numbers so I decided to go back to the lobby and try a few rounds on different slots.

I started out playing Play’N GO’s Leprechaun Goes Wild. I love the high volatility of the game and the extra help getting into a bonus round. However, the bonus round was nowhere to be seen and after going for over 30 spins and winning nothing but a few 5ps, I needed something different.

So I headed over to Push Gaming’s Fat Rabbit. Here (and to my amazement) it only took a few spins to get into the bonus round. The rabbit got quite fat too and I managed to win over £65 from a 25p bet.

Mobile game information

Games 600
Slots 400
Table games 200
Jackpot games 20

Mobile game providers

NetEnt Microgaming Yggdrasil Evolution Gaming Big Time Gaming Red Tiger Gamomat Oryx Gaming

Live Casino fans are treated to the best live dealer games, supplied by NetEnt and Evolution Gaming. This means that you can find plenty of variety, in terms of bankroll and variants of popular games.

You can enjoy classics, such as Live Blackjack, Live Roulette and Live Baccarat. Alternatively, you can avail yourself of modern games, such as Deal or No Deal Live, Monopoly Live, Dream Catcher, Caribbean Stud Poker, Super Sic Bo and Lightning Roulette.

All of these live dealer games are front by professional croupiers, who are trained in providing the ultimate experience.

Live game information

Total number of live casino games: 60

Live game suppliers

NetEnt Evolution Gaming

As a player, you are highly valued and want you to have a first-class experience.

Some players might be vulnerable to problem gambling. It is for this very reason, that we have created responsible gambling tools and options to give you better control:

  • Daily, weekly or monthly limits
  • Deposit Limits
  • Loss Limits
  • Wager Limits
  • Session Limits
  • Account closure
  • Self-Exclusion

There are plenty of organisations that are readily available to supply players with counselling, practical help and advice to help you stay in control.

You can get in touch with GamCare, Gamblers Anonymous, Gambling Therapy or GAMSTOP.

We have a dedicated Help and FAQ page covering a range of topics. Should you require to get in touch with our customer support team, you can do so as follows:

  • Live Chat
  • Phone: 0800 029 4558
  • Email: support@pelaa.com

Expert's review Melanie Hart

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On the top-right corner, there is a question mark icon that contains links to things such as FAQs and support pages. The FAQs section is extensive and contains an intuitive search bar which makes it easier to find what you’re looking for.

Support is also available via email or telephone. There is also an option to get in touch with an agent via live chat.

Site languages

English, Finnish, Swedish, German, Norwegian

Email support languages

English, Finnish, Swedish, German, Norwegian

Live support languages

English, Finnish, Swedish, German, Norwegian

Phone support languages

English, Finnish, Swedish, German, Norwegian

To comply with regulations, we are required to verify the age and identity of our players.

While we hope to do so via automated electronical checks, we may require copies of the below during your time playing with us:

  • Proof of ID (passport, driving license, ID card)
  • Proof of address (utility bill, bank statement, official government letter)
  • Proof of Payment Method

Expert's review Melanie Hart

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Creating a new account at Pelaa is as smooth an experience as can be. The two-step process starts by asking for a username, email and password. In the next step, I was required to submit the usual personal details. That was it. The account was set up and I was ready to go to the depositing page.

Once the process was done, I received an email welcoming me to the casino. At this point, I didn’t need to do anything else with regards to verification.

We work with some of the world’s leading payment providers, which process transactions safely and securely.

You can use the below to make deposits:

  • Debit Cards
  • EWallets
  • Prepaid Vouchers

Expert's review Melanie Hart

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I chose to use a debit card to deposit £40 at Pelaa. There are a few other methods - such as Paypal - which can also be used. The deposit process is very straightforward. I chose the method, the amount and then whether I wanted a bonus or not, and if I did, which bonus I wanted. After entering the debit card details, the system went through bank verification and the amount was in my account. There is a minimum deposit of £10 and no depositing fees at Pelaa.

Withdrawing is as easy as depositing. If you have any bonuses, these can be forfeited automatically when withdrawing. The only thing is that there is a 2.49% transaction fee associated with every deposit. To be fair, this does mean that the withdrawal is processed quite quickly. In less than 24 hours, I received an email letting me know the money was on the way to me. In fact, it was in my bank account the next day.

Depositing methods

Mastercard Visa Wire transfer Online bank transfer Skrill NETELLER Trustly Paysafecard Zimpler PayPal Boku Maestro Pay by Mobile

Withdrawal methods

Mastercard Visa Wire transfer Skrill NETELLER Trustly Zimpler PayPal Maestro

Withdrawal times

Mastercard 2-3 working days, Visa 3-4 working days, Wire transfer 3-5 working days, Skrill 0-1 working days, NETELLER 0-1 working days, Trustly 0-1 working days, Zimpler 0-1 working days, PayPal 0-1 working days, Maestro 2-3 working days

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Melanie Hart

Melanie Hart

Mel has been writing for the past decade covering anything tech from software to gaming. Poker is her card game of choice, and she does enjoy feature-rich slots, but her real passion is competitive FPS games.

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Review by Pamkms
Avoid at all costs I have been waiting 17 days for my withdrawal of £600 I was told it was processed and to wait 3 days I didn't receive the money then I was told it would take 5 days I still didn't receive it. Next I was told there was an issue with worldpay and they had returned the money to my account the next excuse was I needed to send in my international bank number for them to process my refund as my account was now locked and I couldn't go back on there!! I just want the money I won fair and square.
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