Terms & Conditions
Terms And Conditions
Playing at a casino, whether for fun play or real play, constitutes an agreement between the player and the online casino and its management, in that the player be bound by the following terms and conditions contained herein. The player accepts that this is a binding agreement between the player and the casino and is the sole agreement governing the player's relationship with the casino, to the exclusion of all other agreements, statements, and representations.
Each clause contained in these terms and conditions shall be separate and severable from each of the others. If any clause is found to be void, invalid, or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions shall remain of full force and effect.
Any user of the software games promotions offered by the Casino.The Casino:
Sahara Sands Online Casino, including all software, content and services rendered on www.saharasandscasino.net and associated URLs.Service:
Services, support, offers and assistance offered by The Casino to its users.Credits:
Amount of money on the user's account balance. Amount of game chips/money available to use. 1 Credit = 1€, 1£, 1$, 1AUD, 10ZAR (approximately).We/Us/Our:
The operators of the Casino Website and/or its group companies;Player/s:
Player and/or a Guest Player and/or a Dormant Player and/or a Closed Account Player;Real Player:
A Player who utilizes his own money to place wagers at the Casino;Wagering Requirement:
The number of times a sum of credits has to be wagered, staked or bet before the balance is eligible for withdrawal. Also known as Rollover requirement.
Playing at the casino, whether for fun play or real play constitutes an agreement between the player and the Casino. The player must be bound by the following terms and conditions contained herein. By registering, opening an account and / or playing at Sahara Sands Online Casino, the player hereby agrees that has: 1. Fully read and understood the terms and conditions written below 2. Fully accepted the terms and conditions and will abide by them in all dealings with the Casino and / or the Casino software.
If any clause is found to be void, invalid, or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions shall remain of full force and effect. The Terms and Conditions outlined herein supersede and overwrite any other terms offered by the Casino.
The Casino is registered, licensed and regulated by the Government of Curacao for the purpose of operating an online casino.
General promotion terms and conditions
1.1. Playing at Sahara Sands Online Casino is restricted to adults only. Players must be 25 years old or older to play. Age restriction may change according to local national law, and it is the responsibility of the player to check for the minimum age allowed in their country. The Casino reserves the right to require age verification from the player at any time.
1.2. The player accepts that the Casino may change, add or subtract from the terms and conditions at any time without previous warning, and it is the responsibility of the player to periodically check the terms and conditions written here for changes that may affect them. Lack of knowledge of said terms and conditions does not constitute a valid reason for any violation of the rules and conditions set here, from the moment of opening a new account in the casino.
1.3. All decisions made by the Casino are final, and will comply with the terms and conditions set out in this document. By registering in the Casino, the player agrees to accept all decisions made by the Casino as final and deciding.
1.4. The Casino will bear no liability or responsibility, either directly or indirectly, as regarding the player's legal right to play at an online casino with real money. This includes any employees, licensees, distributors, wholesalers, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion or other agencies, media partners, agents or retailers claim or been seen to claim authorization to make any such representations or warranties. It is the sole responsibility of the player to check the local law and abide by it responsibly. The Casino will carry no liability for any infringement of the law by the player.
1.5. Any games, services or promotions offered by the Casino are purely meant for entertainment purposes, and not as a financial system. There is an option to play with fake credits which is not equivalent to real money. Playing for real money is the sole decision of the player, and in doing so, the player fully accepts any risks involved by playing with real credits.
1.6. Any fees, taxes, transfer fees or other financial responsibilities or consequences related to using the games and / or services offered by the Casino are the responsibility of the player and the player alone.
1.7. Every CC deposit made is subject to a 5% processing fee. The fee will be added to the deposit amount charged.
1.8. The player will not hold the Casino nor any agency, employee, partner or media related to the Casino liable for any damages, costs, expenses or liabilities incurred by using and / or accepting services from the Casino nor for any activity of the player related to the Casino.
1.9. The Casino will not bear any responsibility or liability for any technical errors occurring in the software which are related to the player's internet connection, personal computer software or personal computer hardware. Any interruptions in internet service are the responsibility of the player and the Casino will not compensate nor bear any liability for interruptions caused by a technical issue on the player's side, including but not limited to internet disconnections. Any other technical faults must be submitted in writing and include a screenshot so that the Casino may verify its authenticity.
1.10. The player hereby agrees that the registered identity to their casino account will be the only person logging into said account and using or playing with the Casino software or website. Any infringement of said agreement (i.e. use of the account by a different person) will be considered a breach of terms and conditions and grounds for termination of the account and forfeiture of any winnings. The account is not transferable in any way nor can the user be changed for the account. Any new users must open a new account or be in violation of terms and conditions.
1.11. The Casino reserves the right to change, add or subtract from the games and / or services it offers, at any time, without prior announcement or update. Terms and conditions may be changed or altered and the player accepts this as part of the prerogative of the website to do so when and if it's necessary.
1.12. The player further indisputably agrees to indemnify Sahara Sands Online Casino, its employees, officers, directors and any and all associated or affiliated persons or organizations against any and all costs, expenses, liabilities and damages arising from any legal or other action taken either by or against the player arising from any and all action within the Casino and/or any of its employees, officers, directors and any and all associated or affiliated persons or organizations. This occurrence shall include (but not limited to) any legal implication that might arise as a result of the criminalization of online/Internet wagering within the players jurisdiction, territory or country.
1.13. The player accepts any and all game results shown by the Casino software or website as true. Any disputes regarding the outcome of games played will be decided by results from the game server, and these will determine the final decision of the Casino. If for any reason the player is not totally satisfied with the terms and conditions laid out before them, then the player is within his/ her rights to discontinue playing. Furthermore, a player who is unsatisfied with his/her personal gaming experience at the Casino and wishes to close his/her account, bears responsibility for manually closing or freezing said account from within the Casino software. Legal age restrictions and strict adherences to the policies of age as agreed by the jurisdiction of the said territories to comply with the said law of that territory are fully enforced by the Casino. This is clearly defined by no player under the age of 25 years of age is permitted to play at the casino regardless of gender.
1.14. In the event of a complaint or grievance or technical complaint or dispute in the Casino, the complaint must be submitted in writing within five (5) days of the event. If the complaint is received after this time, the casino reserves the right not to address the matter. However, if there are extenuating circumstances; for example: A Player is incapacitated or otherwise unavailable for comment, we will address these issues on a case by case basis but reserve the right to invoke the five (5) day rule above.
1.15. The player accepts all decisions made by the Casino as final.
1.16. Any funds remaining in the balance of an account at the time of closure cannot be withdrawn. This includes all and any pending withdrawals.
Violations of terms and conditions
2.1. The following actions by the player will be considered a violation of the terms and conditions of the Casino, but not limited to this list. Consequences may include termination of the player's casino account, confiscation of winnings and existing balances, denial of services, promotions and any other offers by the Casino.
- More than one account at Sahara Sands Online Casino and/or more than one account per household and/or more than one account per device, and/or more than one account from the same IP address, and/ or more than one account on an affiliated sister casino under the same management as Sahara Sands Online Casino.
- Should at any time, the casino discover a linkage or connection to a fraudulent, suspended, refunded or previously closed account on any brand within the Rival network or any other online casino.
- Should at any time the casino discover an active or past complaint/dispute/criticism on a public forum or blog or any other type of website.
- If at any time the player abuse, harass or speak inappropriately to any of the Casino staff, including verbal and written threats or intimidation.
- A mismatch on the Player's Casino account not matching the name on the credit card(s) or payment method(s) used to make deposits on the account.
- Incorrect or false registration information.
- The player is playing from a territory or region not fully authorized to allow online gaming.
- The player is not of the required legal age according to the Casino Terms and Conditions.
- If the Player has allowed or permitted (intentionally or unintentionally) another player to play on their own Casino account.
- If an individual has not played in the Casino purely as an entertainment and has only participated in a professional capacity or in association with another player from another club or group or part thereof.
- If the Player has been found deliberately making a 'chargeback' or 'dispute' of funds deposited from their credit card, or any other payment method, into their Casino account; or have been found to have made a 'chargeback' or threatened to do so in any other capacity on a sister casino on the Rival platform or any other online casino or website. This includes verbal and written threats to dispute, chargeback or stop transactions.
- If the Player is discovered to be cheating or has been found making irregular betting patterns, suspicious or irregular betting strategies and or the Player has instigated a system (i.e. Martingale, machines, computers, software or any other form of automation) to proliferate a cheat designed for the Casino to lose revenue due to this operation.
- The player is linked to any employee, ex-employee, company, third party or agency connected to the Casino currently or in the past.
- The player has made any attempts to 'hack' the Casino software or website, or made any changes to it in any way not specifically allowed by the Casino.
2.2. Should the casino learn any of the above rulings listed be affected by the player at any other web-based casino, Sahara Sands Online Casino will act accordingly.
2.3. In acceptance of said rulings and any other conditions outlined herein, the player agrees to receive any promotional or advertising events upon acceptance of any prize and/or winnings that have been accrued from Sahara Sands Online Casino and thereby endorses the use of that players username, country or real first name for the said practice without any compensation or payment to the player. Example: if a Player win a large Jackpot and the Casino wishes to advertise the win, the Casino withholds the right to use the player's username, country and/or real first name and post the win on the Casino site, a magazine, another website or any other media of the Casino's choosing.
General terms and conditions
3.1. The Casino is committed to offering fair and honest games and confirms the software and all games offered by Sahara Sands Online Casino rely on an audited and validated Random Number Generator (RNG) by a third party ensuring that all games are fair and honest.
3.2. The Casino reserves the right to modify the balance on a user's account to redeem sums owed to the Casino.
3.3. The player agrees to pay all sums due to Sahara Sands Online Casino and to never try to re-attribute, deny, revoke, dispute, chargeback, block, hold or cancel any of these payments.
3.4. If the user has deposited or withdrawn funds using an E-Wallet the Casino may request copies of other transactions showing that specific E-Wallet in use.
3.5. Any illegal or criminal activity made by the player will result in immediate termination of the Casino account and the Casino reserves the right to inform the proper authorities, other online casinos and merchants of these actions with full disclosure.
3.6. The Casino reserves the right to change any of its offered services at any time, including a temporary unavailability of customer support, technical support or any other services given to the player.
3.7. In the event of technical failure or computer glitch, all bets in play may be considered null and void. The Casino cannot be held responsible for losses, wins or other issues generated by a technical failure or glitch in any way or form.
3.8. If a player abstain from logging into his/her casino account for a period of 90 days or more or if the player didn’t make a single bet or wager in a period of 90 days, the casino will be entitled to any balance in that players account and the sum forfeit. If the player wishes to withdraw this amount after this period, we will examine each situation on a case by case basis but reserve the right to invoke the above 3 month rule.
Promotions and bonus terms and conditions
4.1. All and any free bonuses and deposit bonuses cannot be withdrawn from the Casino, and are meant to enhance game time only. Upon withdrawal, the bonus amounts will be deducted by the Casino before the withdrawal is sent.
4.2. All bonus money will be removed at the point of cash out, bonus money is money that can be used to help generate winnings but cannot be withdrawn as part of the winnings. The bonus will be treated as 'Non-Withdrawable' and will not be reissued to your account but deducted from the winnings by the casino's withdrawal manager during the payout process. Cashback money is also 'Non-Withdrawable' and the casino reserves the right to deduct cashback money from a player’s pending withdrawal.
4.3. Bonuses, unless specifically specified by the Casino beforehand, carry a wagering requirement that must be completed before a player can withdraw.
4.4. All cashback promotions carry a wagering requirement of 1X. Players cannot withdraw a cashback bonus until the sum of the cashback is wagered in full. All cashback money is restricted to a maximum withdrawal limit of 10X the cashback amount. This includes cashback awarded as 'gifts', 'comps' or 'free chips'. The Casino reserves the right to deduct cashback money from a pending withdrawal.
4.5. All cashback money won from a Tournament prize, Raffle prize or Special Promotion have a maximum withdrawal limit of 2X the cashback bonus and carry a wagering requirement of 1X. All bonuses of 200% or more, cashback insurance of 75% or more will be considered a special promotions. The Casino reserves the right to deduct cashback money from a pending withdrawal. Players who have a pending withdrawal or balance of over 100 $/€/£/ do not qualify to receive Tournament prizes or to receive cash from a raffle or cashback from any ongoing cashback promotion or any other special promotion offered by the Promotions Team.
4.5.1 Special Bonus - all bonuses of 200% or more, cashback bonuses of 100% or more will be considered Special Bonuses
4.6. It is the responsibility of the player to be aware of the details of the bonus he/she request or is given to them, including the wagering requirement, restricted games and any other details, terms and requirements associated with said bonus.
4.7. Players choosing not to play with bonuses, must state so before starting to play with a bonus. If a player does not want the bonus that has been deposited into their account by the casino, then they are entitled to request a casino customer support representative reverse the bonus out of their casino account, by email, telephone call or live Chat. If a bonus is received and a wager is made (of any amount), the bonus will have to be played all the way through, until the balance is zero or the wagering requirement is complete. If the player has not started playing, the support team will remove the requested bonus.
4.8. Free bonuses (Comps, Free Chips, converted Comp Points or any other non-deposit bonuses) are playable bonuses awarded to players so they may play free of charge. Free bonuses have a different wagering requirement than other bonuses, and have a fixed withdrawal limit of no more than 100 Credits (100 $,€,£,AUD, or 1000 ZAR). Any remaining or extra balance is 'Non-Withdrawable' and is to be cleared from a player's balance. Each player is allowed to withdraw winnings from a free bonus only once during his/her gaming lifetime unless specifically approved by the casino manager.
4.9. A player who has never made a deposit and wishes to withdraw a free chip win, is required to first make one successful minimum deposit of 25.00 ($,€,£,AUD, or 250 ZAR). This first deposit amount is not allowed to be withdrawn or added to an existing pending withdrawal. If added to an existing withdrawal, the amount will be deducted from the total withdrawal amount. A player who has previously made a successful deposit and is now wishing to withdraw a free chip win, is required to have deposited within the last 30 days in order for the withdrawal to be approved and the deposit cannot be added to an existing pending withdrawal. If added to an existing withdrawal, the amount will be deducted from the total withdrawal amount. Free Bonuses (Free Chips) have a wagering requirement of 20X to 60X unless otherwise specified.
4.10. All promotions offered by the Casino are only valid for the period specified in the promotional offer itself which is posted on the Casino website and/or any other communication provided by the Casino itself.
4.11. A bonus equal to or greater than 200% that has been claimed with any deposit, will be subject to a max cashout of 10x the deposit amount.
4.12. A free bonus player (a player who plays only free bonuses, and didn't make a deposit yet) can withdraw winnings when playing his first three free bonuses on his account, during the first 30 days since the account registration.
After three bonuses played or after 30 days since registration date, the funds received from a free bonus will be considered not cashable and will be deducted from the balance or from the withdrawal.
Withdrawal terms and conditions
5.1. All Deposits of 249 USD/EURO/GBP/AUS or less have a max withdrawal of 10X the deposit for that specific play session (all other currencies pegged to USD). Once a withdrawal is approved, the casino applies the 10X rule and corrects the withdrawal to accurately reflect the 10X rule. The remaining funds are deemed 'Non-Withdrawable' and are cleared from the player's balance. Deposit bonuses used during a play session that results in a pending withdrawal request, are also 'Non-Withdrawable' and can be deducted from that particular pending withdrawal.
5.2. Customers can submit their withdrawal request at any time. The approval time may take fifteen to eighteen (15 - 18) working days starting the date authorization process was completed successfully. Processing a pending withdrawal requires authorization from the Fraud department as well.
5.3. Any and all bonuses redeemed by the player cannot be withdrawn or redeemed from the Casino, and will be removed from the player's winnings upon processing of the withdrawal.
5.4. All withdrawals (Wire, Netteller, Direct-to-Card etc) are subject to a 10-40 $,€,£ transfer fee. Fees are based on location, they are determined by our payment processor and are the responsibility of the individual player to comprehend.
5.5. In order for a withdrawal to be approved, the player will be asked to submit certain documentation and information to verify the account. Failure or non-presentation of said documents and information 30 days after the moment the withdrawal was requested, will result in the cancellation of the withdrawal. It is the responsibility of the individual player to send the required documentation. Withdrawal approval depends on all conditions described and verification of all required documents.
5.6. A player may not withdraw winnings as long as there is still a wagering requirement attached to their balance. He must complete the wagering requirements before making a withdrawal request, or risk having the withdrawal denied.
5.7. The casino has the right to refuse or withhold a bonus or winnings in the event of a deposit being cancelled, returned or denied by any payment service or processor at any time.
5.8. If the player has wagered on restricted games with a bonus that does not allow said games, the Casino reserves the right to cancel any withdrawal and confiscate any winnings. Before starting to play with a deposit bonus or free chip, it is the responsibility of the player to check and understand what are the restrictions of that particular bonus or chip.
5.10. The minimum amount for a withdrawal is 100 €/$/£/AUD or 1000 ZAR.
5.11. Any and all deposits must be wagered at least once (1X) the sum of the deposit in order to qualify for a withdrawal. A withdrawal cannot be approved unless a minimum wager of 1X the deposit is first met. Deposits made as part of promotions and are subject to that specific promotion's Terms and Conditions and wagering requirement.
5.12. By depositing funds into your account, you direct us and we agree to hold them, along with any winnings, for the sole and specific purpose of using them (i) to place any gaming wagers; and (ii) to settle any fees or charges that you might incur in connection with the use of our services. We reserve the right to charge a fee of 3% - 6.5% for the processing of Credit Card deposits.
5.13. A player that didn't add funds to his account for one month-long or more (30 days), will be considered a free bonus player and will not be eligible to withdraw winnings from free bonuses or cash granted to him by the casino. The possibility of withdrawing winnings from free bonuses is reserved for our active players only.
5.14. Mixing a balance of a free-play with a balance of real-play is not allowed and is under the player's responsibility. If a deposit was made on top of a balance from a free chip, any playable balance the player had prior to depositing to play for real, will be considered free play, therefor, under the rules of free play.
6.1. The Casino is obligated to keep all personal information given by the player safe and secure. Any details submitted by the player to the Casino at any point, will remain solely with the Casino and will not be given out to any third party or agency.
6.2. It is the sole responsibility of the player to keep all usernames and passwords related to his casino account safe and secure. The Casino will not carry liability for any use of the account details by a person who is not the originally registered player.
6.3. The Casino retains the right to use the player's name as part of promotional events (e.g. publish a big win by said player), without any compensation or payment made to him and will not be required to seek the player´s pre approval.
6.4. The Terms and Conditions outlined define a final and exclusive understanding and agreement between the player and the Casino which complete all previous agreements, representations and understandings between the player and Sahara Sands Online Casino with regards to the player´s participation in the Casino.
6.5. The Casino reserves the right to withhold depositing or withdraw any credits or bonuses at our discretion. The Casino reserves the right to withdraw or amend the terms of this program at any given time or without prior notice.
6.6. This offer is not applicable for employees, partners, suppliers or any other party with a business and/or professional relation to Sahara Sands Online Casino intellectual property
6.7. Via this contract, The Casino grants the user a revocable, nonexclusive and non transferable right, to use its website, its software and/or its service as well as all linked services. This right also extends to the royalties and all the rights of intellectual ownership being attached to it.
6.8. The user recognizes and accepts that the copyright, the mark and all other rights of intellectual ownership being exerted on any material and/or provided contents and belonging to the website and/or the software of the casino, remain our strict property. The user can use the above mentioned material only in agreement with these terms and conditions.
6.9. Sahara Sands Online Casino is the trade name of the Casino, and the player has no rights to use or employ such a term, or any other terms, graphics, text, concepts or methodologies, by participating in the website and the material contained therein.
6.10. The user recognizes and accepts the fact that the material and the contents reproduced on the website of the Casino are placed at his disposal only as non commercial titles. This material and these contents should be downloaded on the hard disk of a computer only to serve this goal. If any of the materials of the Casino games are interfered with mutilated, forged or damaged they become void and unusable. Regardless of how they are obtained whether physically or electronically. Material liability of the Casino games that contains any error is only limited to a replacement of the same material.
6.11. Any other use is strictly prohibited as well as the copy, falsification, reproduction, publication, transmission and the distribution of work derived from this material and these contents.
6.12. Possible criminal or suspicious actions may be reported to the appropriate authority. When called upon to do so players may need to produce certain verification documents when transacting with the casino in withdrawals or deposits. Proof of this could be a clear photo identification, proof of address, copies of credit card, and purchase statement forms. This requirement is to validate the safety of our players and comply with the regulations of the game.
6.13. This contract is regarded as duly signed and accepted by the two parties: The Casino and the Player.
6.14. The Terms and Conditions outlined define a final and exclusive understanding and agreement between the Player and Sahara Sands Online Casino and complete all previous agreements, representations and understandings between the Player and Sahara Sands Online Casino with regards to his participation in the Casino.
Refer-a-friend terms and conditions
7.1. The general terms and conditions apply to the Refer-a-Friend program and all other programs offered by Sahara Sands Online Casino. By submitting all required information into the Refer-a-Friend program, both you and the referred party (person being referred) consent to all terms of this program and the referred party has consented to their data being supplied by you to the referring party. By submitting this information, the referred party consents to having an email sent to him/her by Sahara Sands Online Casino requesting him/her to sign up for a real player account. By submitting information into the refer-a-friend program, the referred party is fully aware that the referring party has submitted their details in good faith.
7.2. Persons utilizing the same computer (registering from the same IP address) will not be permitted to partake in the refer-a-friend bonus for security purposes. Referred players must not be existing members of Sahara Sands Online Casino. The email address provided by the referring party must not be associated with any current player of Sahara Sands Online Casino nor shall it be the same email as the referring member.
7.3. The referring member will be required to fill out a specific information about his/her referred friend; this information includes, but is not limited to their given name, surname and email address. After all required information has been provided, submitted and then verified by Sahara Sands Online Casino, only then shall the bonus be supplied to both the referring and referred members.
7.4. In order to qualify for the refer-a-friend bonus, the referred party must first sign up for a real money account and deposit a minimum of 25 $,€,£ into that account. Both the referring friend and the referred friend will receive their bonus only after the referred friend has deposited 25 $,€,£ into their real player account and must allow for 48 hours before receiving the bonus in their real player accounts.
Thanks for opening an account with us and depositing funds into your account at our websites.
We offer the option of a refund on all l deposits made on our websites. However, certain conditions have to be met. We invite you to read the conditions explained in more detail below.
Our returns policy is simple, straight forward, and we will be processed immediately.
However, there is a limited window of time as indicated:
- Within 24 hours of the original deposit.
- As required at the time of opening the account, the compliance must be completed and approved by our compliance department.
- Games malfunction - Screenshot required
- Unable to play credits - Balance unplayed
- Wrong charges - statement required
There is a fee involved in processing and issuing your refund. The different fees
(at your currency) are as follows:
- Paper Check - 55.00
- SEPA wire - 20.00
- SWIFT wire - 75.00
Late or missing refunds (if applicable):
- If you haven’t received your refund yet, first check your bank account again.
- Then contact your credit card company, it may take some time before your refund is officially posted.
- If you’ve done all this and you still have not received your refund yet, please contact us at [email protected]