The 6 Best Casinos Launched in August 2018: Did you miss any?

The month of August was full of activity for the iGaming industry. Players are spoilt for choice between different themes, designs, portfolios, and bonuses. Compared to the average casino releases of 2018, August was quite a busy month. Our list for August captures the new releases in details. However, in case you have missed any, we offer a quick recap of the top casinos launched in August 2018.

1. Lavadome Casino

Born out of a rich blue background, this casino offers a massive portfolio of 2000+ casino games, including slots, jackpots, live casino, video poker, and table games. It is one of the flagship releases of N1 Interactive Ltd, a brand headquartered in Malta. The casino is themed after volcanic eruptions and has a modern vibe in its design. Navigation is very smooth, and a whole new dimension opens up in its mobile gaming version.

Players can enjoy a select portfolio of 500+ HTML5 games on the go. New players are treated with a 100% welcome bonus, up to £100, against their first deposit of minimum £20. The deposit carries a 50x wagering requirement. The casino also organises regular tournaments, where players can win up to 50 prises a month. The casino is licensed under Malta Gaming Authority and the UK Gambling Commission. If you are looking for a wide range of games under one roof, Lavadome is a perfect choice.

2. Boom Bang Casino

This PayPal powered casino turned out to be quite different from the herd. It carries a very vibrant design and offers an impressive welcome bonus of £1000. The portfolio has notable brands but is limited to 600 casino games. Quality of games is paramount here and we find a very filtered selection of casino games. Loyal players are treated with special VIP benefits like birthday presents, personal account managers, weekly cashbacks, and invitations to exclusive events.

Boom Bang Casino is geared towards high-rollers. It is also a special place for jackpot lovers as it contains local as well as big jackpots in equal numbers. Boom Bang is available for all EU residents and is available in multiple languages. It also has a reputable retail presence in Europe. UK punters can now take advantage of its entire mobile and desktop portfolio, as it is licensed by UK Gambling Commission.

3. Casipto Casino

Casipto Casino features a playful design and modern appeal. It is also the only crypto-enabled casino of August 2018. Rich in thematic décor, the casino is based on extra-terrestrial creatures. New players can avail welcome deposit bonuses on their first three deposits at the casino. The first deposit fetches a 100% cashback up to £100. Players can also avail a no-deposit bonus of 10 free spins with a simple registration.

For players searching for a reliable bitcoin-powered casino, Casipto Casino can be a great start. The casino games are provided by top developers like BetSoft, BGaming, Endorphina, Evolution Gaming, and Pragmatic Play. Casipto Casino is also generous towards loyal players and has a 5-tier VIP policy for long-term, consistent, punters. Casipto Casino is for millennial punters who are bored of simple designs.

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4. Play UK Casino

Play UK Casino is a bold new brand that believes in quality over quantity. The portfolio is vetted to include the best of every brand while the design has a minimalist appeal. The casino is managed by Nektan and is a showpiece for punters from the UK. Play UK puts forward a bold portfolio of 300+ high RTP games, along with a number of table games and live casino tables. It is a haven for roulette and blackjack lovers, and there is quite a lot of variety to enjoy.

In the roulette category, punters can find Speed Roulette, Immersive Roulette, Auto Roulette La Parage, French Roulette Gold, VIP Roulette, American Roulette, Double Ball Roulette, etc. The casino also has a lucrative welcome policy, where players can win up to £5000 in bonus cashbacks, along with tons of free spins. It is very professional in its banking policy and pays out in record time. Banking gateways include PayPal, Boku mobile payments, Skrill and card payments.

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5. 333 Casino

Very basic in its design and varied in its portfolio, 333 Casino is for players searching for simplicity. The casino offers a wide range of casino games including live dealers, instant win games, frequent win games, exclusive games, and jackpots. The casino is operated by Nektan and has more than 20 developers on board. This includes big brands like Microgaming, NetEnt, IGT, Evolution Gaming, etc. and also new brands like Foxium, Konami, Iron Dog, Merkur, etc.

The live dealer section is particularly interesting and has unique games like Football Studio, Dream Catcher, Caribbean Stud Poker, Dragon Tiger, Baccarat Control Squeeze, apart from the usual classics of blackjack and roulette games. The casino is licensed by the Gibraltar Government and the UK Gambling Commission. It has a fair banking policy and pays out in record time.

6. Frank and Fred

This is one of the best releases of August when it comes to theme. It also hits all the right notes in design and navigation. The specialty of Frank and Fred Casino is the inclusion of Lotto games. Players can buy lottery ticket online and receive the credit directly on their casino accounts. There is also a rich section of more than 800 casino games, powered by the likes of EGT, Elk Studios, Microgaming, Playtech, and NetEnt. The casino has a special NetEnt Wheel, where players can win lucky gifts every day.

Frank and Fred Casino is also home to a detailed 6-tier VIP club, full of surprise gifts, special bonuses, gifts, merchandise, and free tickets to games, events, and concerts. The casino looks promising for slots enthusiast as there is a careful selection of games to include every type of games.

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Chris Odegarden is a casino expert and a Senior Editor at He started his career as a journalist but moved onto copywriting and started his own company before entering the casino industry almost a decade ago. Since then, he has managed several key casino publications before joining the New Casinos team in 2018. His goal is to make information as clear as possible and to ensure that the reviews, guides and articles published are up to high standards. Odegarden is a passionate but careful gambler, which has also informed his focus on responsible gambling. He is the originator of the initiative StartTheDebate, which looks at problematic gambling, especially among children in the UK. The project lead him to Westminster where he was invited to speak to MPs to find ways to bring changes to current regulations. Odegarden continues to use to ensure that casino players can make informed choices, including producing a long line of expert casino guides to help you optimize your odds.

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