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Casino Selection - Avoid a Bum Hand
If we're to be totally honest, the fact that there
are literally thousands of online casinos up and running
these days is both a blessing and a curse at the same
time. Competition has never been a bad thing and being
spoilt for choice is a privilege. But at the same
time, deliberately misleading customers with all manner
of fake offers and decidedly dodgy deals isn't just
commonplace these days, it's the norm.
all, these guys have got to do something to stand
out from the crowd and get you to part with your hard-earned
the perspective of the gamer, this makes choosing
an online casino pretty tricky. At least for
those going about things by way of a trial and error
process anyway. If on the other hand you're happy
to do a little homework, avoiding a bum deal really
isn't all that difficult.
how to make it happen:
of all, brand pedigree doesn't necessarily guarantee
outstanding gaming experience, but it certainly makes
it more likely. If for example you choose to do business
with the likes of 888.com, Paddy Power, Coral, Ladbrokes
and Mr. Green, you're exponentially more likely to
be provided with a solid experience than if you chose
a brand you've never heard of. The biggest brands
only tend to get big and stay big because they do
things right…most of the time, anyway.
exception, the bigger the bonus you are offered, the
more ridiculous the terms and conditions attached.
No offense, but if you are crazy enough to think that
these guys are really in the habit of giving away
thousands of pounds free of charge…well, good luck
to you! In 99 out of every 100 instances, bonuses
are not worth the virtual paper they aren't printed
on. As such, the best advice is to disregard them
altogether and instead focus on what else the casino
has to offer.
can be enormously helpful when it comes to choosing
a casino, but try to remember that the vast majority
of review sites you come across may well be in cahoots
with the casinos they are reviewing. That or the reviews
are written on behalf of the casino by folk they've
paid to do so. This is usually evident when you come
across a review site when every review is suspiciously
positive. Look for advice instead from sites like
Papa, where reviews tend to be much more honest
and the writers aren't afraid of offending anyone.
Test the Waters
but not least, it usually doesn't take long after
getting started with an online casino to gain a comprehensive
insight into whether or not it is worth bothering
with. From software performance to the overall user
experience to the number of games on offer and so
on, these are all the kinds of things you should be
looking to test before depositing a penny. As such,
if the online casino in question doesn't allow you
to test the waters without making a deposit,
this most likely isn't a casino you should be entrusting
with your business.
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