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Introduction to Online Gambling

By Erik Martin in the UK
March 2013.


Online Gambling provides thrills and entertainment in your own home. There are no time limitations for playing. You can play and enjoy at any time, day or night. You have the samel chances of winning as in a land based casino. If you don't know how online gambling works, then the details below will guide you through it.

Firstly, you have to search for the right casino, as there are so many online casinos available on the internet. Some are good and some are bad. Depending on your location you may be limited in which online casinos you can play. US players have less choice of online casinos, as some of them are now not accessible to American players. In the same way, however, some online casinos are not available to French players.

There are various sites which have reviews about online casinos and these reviews can be beneficial for you in choosing the right casino. Find a genuine source and see what real players say about each particular casino. Online casinos offer different types of bonuses to new players as incentives to encourage them to join. These bonuses can be a great boost for the player, as some of the cash risked belongs to the casino. Still, you must remain careful. Bonus money might be restricted for use on a few games only.

There are two different types of online casinos, those offering live dealers and 'virtual' casinos. Some casinos offer a mixture of both virtual and live dealer games. The difference between these two types of casinos is that in the virtual casino, games depend on random number generators, or RNG, which determine the cards dealt or how the slots spin. The casino is required to regularly check the randomness and the fairness of RNG's. In the live dealer games a web cam is used and you can observe the real people who are dealting the cards. You can interact with the dealer according to your wish.

Online Casinos accept real money deposits which are transformed into chips or credits. There is no need to check out the cash at the end of every session as it is kept perfectly safe in your account until the next time you want to gamble. Cash which you have won can take just a few minutes to be paid, or it may take several days. It depends on the casino you choose. There are many different ways to make deposits and withdrawals. Some players have problems in depositing via debit cards or credit cards. For them there are a wide range of wallet services on web like Click2Pay, UsemyWallet, Moneybookers, etc which can be used to make transactions with online casinos without giving out details about your credit cards, ensuring maximum security.


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