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UltraCasino review (NZ)

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1st deposit bonus

  • 1st deposit bonus -
  • Bonus code -
  • Wagering 20x (D+B)
  • Forfeitable No
  • No deposit bonus -
  • Special bonus No

Malta

License

  • Minimum deposit$10
  • Launched 10/2020
  • Platform BP Group Ltd
  • Currency$
  • LanguageEnglish, Finnish
  • Requires registrationYes
  • Live casinoYes
  • VIP programNo
  • Live chatYes
  • Sports bettingNo
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User rating

3.7

Tester rating

  • Appearance & usability
  • Bonuses
  • Games
  • Mobile
  • Customer support
  • Banking
Mastercard Visa Skrill NETELLER EcoPayz
Mastercard Visa Wire transfer Skrill +2
NetEnt Microgaming Yggdrasil Betsoft +43
NetEnt Microgaming Yggdrasil Betsoft +43
Evolution Gaming Pragmatic Play

Ultra Casino NZ is the ultimate pitstop for gamers who want access to the best gaming options on the online gambling market.

Whether you are after NetEnt games, daily drop and wins jackpots or live dealer games, we bring it to you on one convenient platform.

As an online New Zealand casino, we have prepared tantalising promotions designed to boost your bankroll. Of course, there are also plenty of rewards for players who make deposits.

As a Malta-licensed online casino, we take our players’ safety and security seriously. We follow strict rules and regulations and take all necessary steps to ensure that players’ information and financial data is kept under wraps.

The same applies for payment methods. We offer a wide range of payment methods designed to give you added security. We also process withdrawals within a matter, making us a fast withdrawal casino without any additional fees or surcharges.

Keep on reading to learn more about Ultra Casino.

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Casino tester's comment Ijeoma Esther

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The concept "Ultra" refers to something extraordinary. So, what does UltraCasino do to set a precedent amongst other New Zealand wagering platforms? Is it positive or negative? Do read on to find out more.

For starters, UltraCasino's home page features several game thumbnails. While some other wagering platforms use theirs for advertising bonuses on offer, seeing UltraCasino take a different route felt different (in a good way). That said, these thumbnails aren't for show as Kiwis can get a foundation on slots via "Demo" without having to register.

I didn't come to this wagering platform for demo games but for juicy winning margins. My following line of action? A tap on the "Create An Account" icon.

At UltraCasino, the registration form is in two steps. After going through the relevant details and ticking the appropriate checkboxes on display, I had a fully functional account with UltraCasino. To accentuate this development, I received a congratulatory email from UltraCasino, informing me of a successful account opening.

Design-wise, UltraCasino did a lot to make sure that icons were well placed, and with the orange-black colour scheme on display, site text was readable and aesthetically pleasing to the eyes.

Moving on, I proceeded to make my first deposit using my preferred payment alternative (ecoPayz). More on that in the appropriate section.

Overall rating:

3.7

We don’t offer the usual welcome bonus like other casinos. We went down a different route.

Here’s how it works:

  • Make a minimum deposit of NZ$10 or more
  • Check your email the following day
  • Your account will be randomly credited with bonus money or free spins

Signing up for an Ultra Casino account takes less than two minutes. Simply input your details and verify your account by email to get started.

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Casino tester's comment Ijeoma Esther

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Bonuses alongside other promotions are focal points at every wagering platform. Why? To lure new players and retain old ones.

That said, I found the fact that UltraCasino doesn't sport a Welcome Bonus confusing. Also, while there's a legible "Bonus Code" section when making deposits, I didn't receive any.

Consequently, I had to make deposits in the hope of receiving a bonus. However, I didn't get bonuses, and at this point, I felt that this policy by UltraCasino wasn't well thought out.

Heading to the site's "Promotions" sections, I got acclimated with the fact that while the Welcome Offer is noticeably absent on UltraCasino, this gambling platform accords to players, other incentives to make wagering more fun and immersive.

For example, different incentives vary from "Drops and Wins," Newest Game Releases, and Free Spins. Also, players who "Get Ultra Charged" stand a chance to feature on the leaderboard and win generous cash prizes. Nevertheless, while these bonuses might seem too good to be true, caveats are binding to them.

Significant terms and conditions

  • New Kiwi players only, 18+
  • A minimum deposit of NZ$10 applies
  • Bonus and free spins are subject to a 20x wagering requirement
  • Game contributions apply
  • Please gamble responsibly

Full terms and bonus terms apply.

VIP / Special promotions

We don’t currently run a VIP or loyalty program.

UltraCasino’s game selection is an impressive collection of slots, video poker, table games and live tables. Our pokies collection is definitely worth a try!

Our casino's most popular games have included Gonzo's Quest, Megaways, Starburst and Wolf Gold. The list of game manufacturers is extensive, and new games are also constantly available.

You can also try your hand at snapping up one of the daily drop and win jackpots by Pragmatic Play.

If you want something more strategic instead of slots, you can give it a try with the table games we offer. The secrets of roulette, blackjack and baccarat are easily unlocked by playing against the computer, but on the live casino side you get to measure up to the dealers!

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Casino tester's comment Ijeoma Esther

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Rueing the absence of a Welcome Offer just when I wanted to get that bonus experience, I decided to make do with gaming.

Thankfully, Kiwis are sorted at UltraCasino as this wagering platform has over 1000 games from the industry's finest software providers. That said, it was time to begin my gambling journey. Where did it commence? Those immersive pokie machines.

Remember the saying, "hidden treasures in the most unlikely of places," right? Well, this phrase came through for my first slot selection, "John Hunter and the Book of Tut." This game by Pragmatic Play featured reels on the Egyptian deserts. Would I find gems from the ancient Egyptian civilization?

Well, I'm guessing some rebels carted all the fortunes away at this slot as I won $1.50 after taking twelve $0.30 spins—a disappointing outing in all ramifications.

That said, I couldn't just back down now, or could I? Raising my "bar of hope," I decided to try out yet another slot game. My search led me to "Gonzo's Quest Megaways" by Red Tiger Gaming. Spurred by the winning margins inherent in megaways slots, I got spinning.

Making nine $0.30 spins once again, I made $0.36 in total. While this could be attributed to my low wagering values, my bets just had to accentuate my casino account. But at least I should've made some wins, right? It's a megaways slot!

I decided to be spontaneous on my last slot game by selecting the Hacksaw Gaming slot "FrUtz." Like the name suggests, fruits dominate reel symbols. Unfortunately, my fortunes remained stagnant as I made a measly $0.16 after taking nine spins.

The Live Casino section was my next stop. With games on show from the best live streaming studios (Evolution Gaming and Pragmatic Play), I began wagering on a Live Dealer game that has accorded me some fortunes in times past, "Mega Ball."

Here, the idea of gaming is pretty easy: buy tickets, and if it features a winning ball number, you get decent payouts. While there's also a multiplier feature in the mix, I was fortunate to garner $5.00 after three ticket buys ($2 each). So although it didn't give my casino balance a "level up," it was decent regardless.

Dream Catcher was the next Live Casino game I played. Making $1 valued bets on different numbers, I managed to garner a total of $26.40. Well, I made my "dream" winning margin on this game and momentarily forgot all about my disastrous slot stints.

Desktop game information

Total number of desktop games: 1800
Total number of desktop slots: 1800
Total number of desktop table games: 20
Total number of desktop jackpot games:

Desktop game providers

NetEnt Microgaming Yggdrasil Betsoft Play'n GO iSoftbet Thunderkick NYX Genesis 1x2 Gaming Quickspin Greentube Elk Rabcat NextGen Evolution Gaming 2 By 2 Gaming Big Time Gaming Playson MGA Pragmatic Play Push Gaming Red Tiger Ainsworth Relax Gaming BluePrint Gaming PariPlay Nolimit City Booming Games Leap Gaming Magnet Gaming Gamomat Kiron Interactive Foxium Iron Dog Studio Sigma Gaming Scientific Games Skillzzgaming Adoptit Publishing Bla Bla Bla Studios Gamevy Lightning Box Triple Edge Studios Gameplay Interactive Golden Hero Golden Rock Studios Kalamba Games

Ultra Casino works across a wide variety of devices, including desktop, mobile phones and tablets.

All the games have been optimised to adapt to various screen sizes without compromising on quality or experience.

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Casino tester's comment Ijeoma Esther

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UltraCasino's gambling site carries out wagering activities without "breaking a sweat." Although it doesn't feature a downloadable app somewhere in the mix, there's no need to fret. The website is easy to use and accessible on multiple mobile devices, including Android, iOS, and Tablets.

Coming to aesthetics, UltraCasino deserves a "pat on the back" for incorporating an orange-black colour scheme. With icons that are clickable and legible, you should sift through different menus without hassles.

A nifty feature available on UltraCasino is the "Search" and "Filter" segment at the homepage's top part. With this add-on, players can easily do game searches with keywords and get acclimated with offerings binding to a particular software provider. Easy peasy!

There's also the "Switch and Top Up" options during gameplay. At first, I thought this feature was primarily for slot games. However, during my time at the Live Casino section, these options appeared just under the gaming screen.

Now players can switch between games and make deposits when their casino accounts are in the "red" without going through several menus. Well-done UltraCasino.

That said, while I couldn't find anything that could be graded as a drawback, Kiwis must accept "Cookies" for a fluid and seamless gaming experience.

Mobile game information

Total number of mobile games: 1800
Total number of mobile slots: 1800
Total number of mobile table games: 20
Total number of mobile jackpot games:

Mobile game providers

NetEnt Microgaming Yggdrasil Betsoft Play'n GO iSoftbet Thunderkick NYX Genesis 1x2 Gaming Quickspin Greentube Elk Rabcat NextGen Evolution Gaming 2 By 2 Gaming Big Time Gaming Playson MGA Pragmatic Play Push Gaming Red Tiger Ainsworth Relax Gaming BluePrint Gaming PariPlay Nolimit City Booming Games Leap Gaming Magnet Gaming Gamomat Kiron Interactive Foxium Iron Dog Studio Sigma Gaming Scientific Games Skillzzgaming Adoptit Publishing Bla Bla Bla Studios Gamevy Lightning Box Triple Edge Studios Gameplay Interactive Golden Hero Golden Rock Studios Kalamba Games

Our live casino section is powered by both Evolution Gaming and Pragmatic Play Live. These two leading live casino game suppliers are two of the most prominent suppliers on the market.

As a result, you can find a great mix of games, including live blackjack, live roulette and live baccarat. These games are available with different rules and bet sizes.

For something a little different, you can join one of the game shows, including Deal or No Deal Live, Monopoly Live, Crazy Time, Mega Ball and Lightning Roulette.

Live game information

Total number of live casino games: 85

Live game suppliers

Evolution Gaming Pragmatic Play

UltraCasino wants users to enjoy our casino and encourages the promotion of responsible gaming and staying in control. In addition to the variety of tools that are available to allow for responsible playing we advocate the use of self-awareness questionnaires designed to assess the level of activity and lend to self-regulation.

Collaborating with independent charities and regulatory bodies the following list of control tools can be utilised to create an environment that allows safe gambling within limits:

  • Account Deposit Limits
  • Session Reminders
  • Account Cool offs
  • Account Self-exclusion
  • Account Closures

To manage your limits, please contact customer support through live chat or email. Alternatively you can manage your limits yourself through your account.

Our customer support team are readily available to help you on any matters concerning the casino. You can get in touch 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via one of the below communication channels:

  • Live chat
  • support@ultracasino.com
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Casino tester's comment Ijeoma Esther

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At UltraCasino, there are three modes of customer support. These mediums include the Live Chat, Support Form, and FAQs.

For starters, I'd have to say that the placing of the "Chat" designed icon is perfect. Featured at the bottom right corner of my phone's screen, you have an option to follow through with the FAQs section instead of Live Chat. A stellar initiative by integrating the FAQs and Live Chat on the same page!

However, if you're looking for solutions to complex issues, there's a "Live Chat" option on the same page that's clickable. To begin a chat, you'll have to input your name, email, department, and message.

After this, you're redirected to another page to air your displeasure to an actual customer care representative. Again, replies here are lightning-fast, coming under 10 seconds.

To access the support form that doubles as an email alternative, inputting details ranging from First Name, Last Name, Email Address, Inquiry Type, and Description is required. Towing this path when I had issues with bonuses, I got replies in an hour. Not the fastest, but I'll manage.

Site languages

English, Finnish, German, French, Norwegian

Email support languages

English, Finnish, German, French, Norwegian

Live support languages

English, Finnish, German, French, Norwegian

Phone support languages

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As a licensed operator, we must carry verification checks in line with out licensing agreements.

As soon as you register for an account, we run verification checks to confirm your identity.

You may also be requested to submit proof of identity, address and payment method.

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Casino tester's comment Ijeoma Esther

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Registration on UltraCasino was a breeze. Going through personal specifics on the first and second page, respectively, I had an active account with this wagering platform in less than a minute. Also, while UltraCasino sent a congratulatory email, there was a noticeable "activation link" absence.

While Kiwis might have loads of reservations concerning this aspect, UltraCasino makes up for this seeming drawback by ensuring that players are verified. For instance, making my first withdrawal request, I was asked to input the verification code received via email. Inputting this, I could now make withdrawals without hitches.

That said, unlike some other wagering platforms that require document uploads, UltraCasino, while sporting a "Verify My Account" segment, didn't feature a clear-cut section for uploading documents.

Instead, there's a "How do you fund your account" question. Picking a preferred medium from the drop-down menu, I was on my way. However, players should note that document uploads will become available when they require identity information. Hassle-free all around, in my opinion!

Kiwi players can avail themselves of a variety of payment methods, including bank credit and debit cards, e-wallet options and bank transfers.

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Casino tester's comment Ijeoma Esther

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Payment alternatives present on UltraCasino will accentuate the needs of Kiwis for all site-related transactions (deposits and withdrawals).

Making ecoPayz my preferred payment method, I immediately received funds in my casino account and was on my way to place wagers. That said, there's a $1 surcharge binding to all deposit transactions.

Withdrawals at UltraCasino are a tad bit tricky. Here, there's a $50 minimum withdrawal limit. Thankfully, doing in-depth research on this wagering platform paid off as I had to make deposits that could accommodate this limit without hassles.

With this somewhat astronomic withdrawal minimum and a $3 fee on withdrawals, Kiwis might have reservations about UltraCasino transactions.

After submitting a withdrawal request, my ecoPayz wallet was credited in less than 6 hours. Although I had expected faster timelines, UltraCasino came through on withdrawals, and that's all that matters.

UltraCasino has the makings of a top online casino. However, the absence of a Welcome Offer and a high withdrawal minimum might scare intending Kiwi gamblers away. That said, if you can make do with all these caveats, you should have a swell time placing wagers here.

Depositing methods

Mastercard Visa Skrill NETELLER EcoPayz

Withdrawal methods

Mastercard Visa Wire transfer Skrill NETELLER EcoPayz

Withdrawal times

Mastercard 0-3 working days, Visa 0-3 working days, Wire transfer 0-3 working days, Skrill 0-3 working days, NETELLER 0-3 working days, EcoPayz 0-3 working days


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Ijeoma Esther

Ijeoma Esther

Ijeoma holds a master's degree in Management from the University of Waikato, New Zealand and had previously worked as an Agricultural Development Consultant before her current role as a professional content creator and reviewer.

She's been an avid writer for six years and counting, with a penchant for delivering well crafted, engaging content. Armed with a diverse background, she has ghostwritten multiple SEO articles on a broad range of topics, including top-ranking and converting articles on iGaming and live casinos.

Headed into a land-based casino for the first time while on a vacay in Aussie a few years ago. Pokies were easier to get on as a novice and marked the start of her passion for slot machines. Lately, she prefers spending time playing multiple roulette variations. Her evolving interest in casinos led her to the vast world of live casinos and iGaming, a favourite past time she indulges in when she’s not writing or with family.

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