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Berrycasino - A refund that never was

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Complaint Info

Disputed casino

Berrycasino

Reason

Other

Amount

$ 50

gator3030 Quebec
Posted on August 24, 2022

I joined Berrycasino well over a month ago, July 1st. Decided to take advantage of the welcome package and deposited 50 cad.

Played my wager for over an hour perhaps even 90 mins only to receive a message to the effect that I wasn’t allowed to play on the casino. I was on a profit, at that time. It should be noted. I guess if one loses their money right away, it would go down differently, so Berrycasino is owned by N1, and not being allowed to play there, end up having to ask for a refund of my deposit. Fair enough.

Then, the real nightmare begins. First casino access is quickly cut off, meaning I can only communicate with the casino via email or live chat when it’s even open. How very efficient. So I proceed with my request first using their live chat support line and then a lot of time passes, I get contacted on July the 18th by their support member, Mike. After explaining my situation, he asks me to somehow login to the casino and upload my documents there, not kidding. I then explain to him that my access had been revoked and he tells me that I should upload my documents straight to e-mail, obviously not encrypted in any way. At this moment I thought, the sheer amateurism is puzzling.

But having no other choice I proceed to upload all documents. IDs pictures, front and back. Debit card screenshots, Bank screenshots, proof of address, you name it. I send all of these over e-mail. All of these are sent their way, we are July 14th. Then the casino communication gets worse to absolutely bad. They are telling me they will take care of it, they ask me for my full bank information in order to process with a wire. I go ahead and give my information. At one point a certain Simon S from slotman which is another casino owned by another group (go figure…) steps in to help, or so I thought. Simons tells me they had kicked back the transaction. Except my method of deposit is Interac and they are merely a payment processor, they do not hold funds whatsoever. It was a made up reason. Then Simon assures me on July the 26th that the next day, it would get taken care of. And then, complete silence.

Many attempts to reach either Simon or Anyone at Berrycasino support getting completely ignored. In my (rough estimate) 20 years or so gambling online, I have never witnessed such bad faith behavior or at times at the very least complete amateurism and lack of understanding or will to actually fix my very simple problem, getting a mere 50 dollars refund. Absolutely mind boggling and shocking to be treated like that especially when you comply with everything they have been asking of you. I’m hoping for a quick resolve, because at this point I am completely drained and will escalate to further, more concrete means if this doesn’t get dealt with promptly. It’s been 34 days.


Update: 23rd of August,

It is to my utter dismay that i have to activate a newer complaint regarding the exact same issue/refund amount. Had many e-mail communications with Simon that was in early August they assured me that they had proceeded with a refund going as far as providing me with a "payment request details" document with the so-called refund information and i willingly took the original complaint down trusting their words and cooperation but alas BerryCasino's team managed to completely fumble the ball, once again.

There was no refund made. The aforementioned document was sent to me on August 5th. Notice how it mentions "Ready for refund". Not that it's actually been refunded. I was skeptical at first but I trusted that they would go ahead and process this thing as one would logically think and hope. As It is a wire transfer, there isn't much one can do other than wait and let the wire process. Well, days go by, turning into weeks. Nothing. Nada.

On August 23rd, I finally decide to reach out to my Bank and proceed to show them the document In question. They do a few verifications left and right, and their answer is crystal clear: there was absolutely no refund ever made/attempted. They go ahead and verify that the informations I gave the casino in order for them to create a wire refund were indeed correct, and they are. In other words, after me providing ID's, accurate bank information, them seemingly creating a request for a refund in their system, no refund to me was actually ever processed. I cannot speak for their true intentions, but these people have successfully completely broke my spirit and trust in these institutions. This is a terrible look on this casino, and N1 group altogether. I am lacking the words to express what i'm feeling at the moment. Hence this complaint is truly my last resort.

Posted on August 26, 2022

Hello!

Thank you for your detailed feedback.
Please note that due to the current situation, the support team is doing everything possible to return your funds as soon as possible. We understand that it is currently taking quite a long time to get your funds back. We have immediately contacted you to request documents for verification, after we received them, verification was passed, and we sent the data for refund. Unfortunately, there was an error, because a different refund method was used, and you were informed about it.
We have resubmitted your refund info (statement provided), however we have been informed that the refund was declined due to invalid info. We would like to draw your attention to the fact that it takes time for the bank to accept and process your request, as well as to identify the reason why your account was not credited, which may affect the speed of your refund.
Furthermore, we now see that your refund has been re-checked and the refund is now gone.
We apologize for the inconvenience and the long wait.

Kind regards,
Berry Casino support

AskGamblers
Posted on August 30, 2022

Dear @gator3030,

The AskGamblers Complaint Team is kindly asking you to update your complaint in a timely manner and let us know if you have received the disputed payment. Please be notified that, in case you fail to respond within the given timeframe, we will consider your case resolved and it will be closed accordingly.

Please keep in mind that, as per the AGCCS Terms and Guidelines which you accepted upon registering and using our complaints system, you are obliged to provide the necessary level of assistance and cooperation during the process and providing updates in a timely manner is a must.

Thanks in advance for your cooperation.

gator3030 Quebec
Posted on August 30, 2022

Hello. August 30th i can confirm the reception of the refund. I can finally put this one behind me.

AskGamblers
Posted on August 30, 2022

Dear all,

As apparent from the submitter's latest post, the AskGamblers Complaint Team is pleased to announce the case has been resolved and closed.

We thank both parties for their assistance during the complaint process.