Online casino in Romania — CasinoRating
Romanian law allows the creation and operation of online casinos (Romanian Government Decree GEO no. 77/2009). Operators need to get a license. The regulator (Oficiul Național Pentru Jocuri de Noroc , National Gaming Bureau, after this ONJN) issues permits. The cost of the permit is 2,500 euros for submitting documentation and 8,500 euros for issuing.
You can find slots, card games, bingo, and live games in the online casino with a Romania license. The site reliability, honesty, and safety confirmed by the eCOGRA certificate and membership in international organizations RGA, IBIA, EGBA.
Legislation of online casinos in Romania
|License||Licență clasa 1, Licență clasa a 2-a (Oficiul Național pentru Jocuri de Noroc) |
Licență clasa a 3-a (Romanian state issues)
|Law||Decree of the Government of Romania «On the organization and conduct of gambling» (GEO no. 77/2009). Amendments of 2015|
|Online casino tax||Annual gambling fee: |
1. Licență clasa 1 (depends on the turnover of the organizer):
|Sanctions for operators||ONN may suspend or revoke a license. |
Unlicensed activity punished by the criminal law of Romania
|Penalties for players||From 5,000 to 10,000 lei for participating in unlicensed gambling in Romania|
|Payment systems||Visa, MasterСard, Neteller, Paysafecard, Skrill|
Regulator of online casinos in Romania
ONJN established in Romania in 2013. It is responsible for managing all forms of gambling in the country. It reported to the Ministry of Public Finance  (Ministerul Finanțelor Publice).
The regulator authorizes operators, allows, and controls the conduct of gambling. ONJN's responsibilities include implementing responsible gaming principles, protecting users, providing measures to prevent fraud, identity theft, and money laundering.
Romania online casino licensing
There are a lot of licenses in the country:
|A type||To whom||Nuances|
|Licență clasa 1||Online gambling organizers||Companies registered within the EU, EEA, Swiss Confederation, may apply.|
|Licență clasa a 2-a||Software suppliers, providers, auditors, manufacturers of gaming software, certified laboratories||Online casinos must cooperate with organizations which received a class II license in Romania|
Licență clasa a 3-a is provided for lottery distance games, which the state gives out exclusively to the National Company Loteria Română — S.A.
A list of licensed B2B operators  and suppliers is on the regulator's website. You can find the place of registration, domain, type of games allowed, license number, and expiration date on the page. Here is a blacklist of unlicensed sites .
At the bottom of the main page of licensed online casinos in Romania is a regulator's logo, clicking on which the user gets to the official website of ONJN.
Users from the age of 18 can create a game account. The registration procedure is obligatory in Romania's online casino: entering the name, surname, phone, and e-mail. In the game account on the site, you can see information about the account balance, deposits, and withdrawals, winnings, bonuses. After registration, new players can choose a welcome bonus.
Protection of players in online casinos
Online platforms must support responsible gaming:
- not allow users under the age of 18;
- do not use animated characters and articles in the design of WEB resources to cause interest in the child;
- inform gamers about the possibility of gambling addiction;
- protect users from gambling addiction;
- train staff to identify problematic visitors to online casinos.
The basic principles of gambling laid down in the Code of Ethics . Romanian operators must comply with them.
Technical Support Contacts and clinics for addicted players
Romanian operators are obliged to inform players about individual centers where they can cure of gambling addiction.
After registering on the site, you need to upload screenshots of documents to the account confirmation page. It can be an identity paper confirming the address of residence, photos of both sides of a credit or debit card. The term of consideration of the application depends on the chosen Internet platform.
The user has deposited it into his account and can use it to place bets. After making a deposit, the user will have the opportunity to set the size of bets.
Yes, from a smartphone or tablet through a browser. Some sites have mobile apps for iOS and Android.