Casinomania by Viaden is an Apple application that features a variety of gambling options with play money, with games such as pokies, roulette, craps, keno, card games, and Texas Hold’em poker. Unlike various other gambling applications, Casinomania by Viaden appears to target adults, which is a relief.
Requirements: iOS 4.3 or later; compatible with iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S and 5, as well as 3rd, 4th and 5th generation iPod touch and iPad.
Application Name: Casinomania by Viaden
Developer: Arawella Corporation
Price: Free; uses play money that can be supplemented with real money if the user wishes.
Size: 46.2 MB
Features: 18 games plus the ability to browse through more, game achievement challenges, LeaderBoard, Facebook sharing, can invite friends to join tables.
The application gives the user a variety of games to choose from, with a selection of different slots games roulette craps and keno games as well as black jack, Hold’em and baccarat, a lot of which must be unlocked to play for a small fee. The Hold’em games take a while to download and begin to play.
Casinomania aims to be a one stop play money gambling application, however depending on the preferences of the user, the game may or may not be very good. For players who enjoy jumping from game to game, this application is perfect. If a user has a particular taste in games, a specialist application is probably better.
The Texas Hold’em games are not very good at all. Not only must the user endure the annoying tendency for play money poker players to play badly, the table only allows for 5 players at a time. The user also doesn’t get to control the stakes of the table entered; it is decided at random. The user can however browse other applications that may prove to be much more enjoyable, often for a fee.