Chartwell is a provider of games and software for online gambling. The company has been around since 1998 and is today offering not just a standard online casino platform but a live casino as well, and they are about to launch a mobile casino. The portfolio also includes multiplayer games, such as poker and bingo.
Gambling site operator’s can opt to take advantage of Chartwell’s CyberBoss, a back-end solution with tools for marketing, administration, etc.
Chartwell Games is a subsidiary of Chartwell Technology Inc. In 2001, Chartwell Technology was purchased by Amaya Gaming, a company that produces electronic table games for mahjong, bingo and horse racing, and also offers SMS Lottery tickets. Chartwell now operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Amaya.
Chartwell provide their clients with a great deal of flexibility and do for instance only offer basic security, installing any more advanced security measures is up to the site operator. Therefore, the level of security can vary significantly between different gambling sites using Chartwell’s software.
Chartwell is a member of the Interactive Gaming Council (IGC) and the Remote Gaming Association (RGA). The company holds gambling licenses from Alderney, Malta and the United Kingdom, and has received the eCOGRA seal. The software is certified by Technical Systems Testing (TST).
Chartwell’s live casino online has a gambling license from Isle of Man.
Examples of gambling sites where you can find games from Chartwell are BetVictor, Bwin, Gala Casino and Centrebet.
Basic facts about Chartwell
Owner: Amaya Gaming
Certified by: Technical Systems Testing (TST), eCOGRA
Gambling license: Alderney Gambling Control Commission, Malta Lotteries & Gaming Authority (LGA), United Kingdom’s Gambling Commission
Downloadable casino: Yes
Browser casino: Yes
Live casino: Yes
Mobile casino: Planned to launch in 2013
Games & Software
Chartwell’s casino portfolio includes over 100 titles, including slots, table games, video poker, scratch cards and keno. Some of the games are designed to appeal to certain local markets and are handy for casino operators that wish to target a specific groups of gamblers.
Multiplayer casino games are available where up to five players (of the same currency) can play against the house at the same table. These tables have a chat window to make it possible for gamblers to interact with each other. From the multiplayer lobby you can easily locate your friends using the Find a Player feature.
Chartwell recently gave its browser casino a great facelift using the latest advancements in Flash and ActionScript technology. Among other things, the table games were given new look with enhanced design, improved animations, adjusted lighting and a more textured felt. The roulette wheels are now spinning in a more realistic fashion and you can shift between two different table views.
You can adjust the speed when you wager in a Chartwell powered casino, and a quick gambler can for instance play up to 400 hands of blackjack per hour. There is an in-game cashier available to make transfers even more convenient for the player.
Worthy of a special mentioning is the unique Zero Lounge developed by Chartwell for Betfair. Betfair’s Zero Lounge offers Blackjack, Baccarat, Roulette and Jacks or Better video poker without any house edge.
Downloaded casino or browser play?
Chartwell has a downloadable casino client as well as a non download casino. A majority of the gambling sites that offer Chartwell games use the non download version. Chartwell has always been one of the forerunners when it comes to non download casinos online, and was one of the very first developers to offer commercial Java and Flash based gaming platforms.
In the early 2010′s, Chartwell launched a live casino together with their partner Enterasia. The casino offers live blackjack, live baccarat and live roulette at tables staffed by European and Asian dealers. The roulette is a French Roulette (one zero).
Chartwell’s live casino has a gambling license from Isle of Man.
Examples of gambling sites that offers a live casino from Chartwell are Doxxbet, Globet Casino, Mytbet and BetVictor.
At the time of writing, Chartwell / Amaya is about to launch a mobile casino. The list of games that will be available from the start includes Blackjack, Jacks or Better, and the popular 1024 ways slot Lost Temple. Chartwell is also planning to launch their live casino for mobile play.
The Chartwell Amaya mobile casino will sense which type of phone or pad you are using (iPhone, Android phone, Blackberry, etc) and deliver the best solution for that particular device, e.g. HTML5 games for iOS devices, downloadable casino for Android devices, and so on.
Chartwell doesn’t have a huge selection of progressive jackpot games, but there are a few gems available, including several slots and a couple of multi-player table games. Both local and linked progressive jackpots are available. The games come not only from Chartwell’s own development team but from companies such as Ash Gaming and Astra Games too.
Jackpotopolis is a series of linked progressive jackpot games that can be configured by casino operators to allow multiple currencies.
Two examples of popular progressive jackpot games offered by Chartwell are Gold Rush Showdown and Agent Max Cash. Gold Rush Showdown is a five reel video slot with a gold digger theme and one progressive jackpot, while Agent Max Cash is a is an action packed video slot with not just one but four progressive jackpots.
List of Chartwell games with progressive jackpots:
Gold Rush Showdown
Agent Max Cash
Caribbean Stud Poker
Hi/Lo Game Show
Hot Race Lotto
Examples of slots from Chartwell
Agent Max Cash
Arthur’s Quest II
Bars and Bells
Book of Ra Deluxe
Gold Rush Showdown
Hole in One
Jumping for Gold
Kat Lee Bounty Hunter
Pot O’ Gold
Spin ‘n’ Win
The Great Casini
The Italian Job
Triple Bonus Spin ‘N Win
Vampires vs Werewolves
Examples of table games from Chartwell
Single deck blackjack
Six deck deck blackjack
Lucky 7′s blackjack
Blackjack Stand or Bust
Multiview American Roulette
No Commission Baccarat
Casino Stud Poker
Pai Gow Poker
Texas Hold’em Bonus
Examples of video poker games from Chartwell
Jacks or Better (1 hand / 4 hands)
Deuces Wild (1 hand / 4 hands)
Joker Poker (1 hand / 4 hands)
All American (1-4 hands)
Examples of scratch cards and lottery games from Chartwell
Diving for Dollars
Examples of other games from Chartwell
Golden Bonanza Keno
Mega Bingo Keno
Hi Lo Dealer
Bonus Hi Lo
Hi Lo Game Show
Final Score Multi League