In the past year or so, almost everything in our lives has moved online – from ordering groceries to watching movies. Some of us love it, some can’t wait to go back to normal life. However, one aspect that cannot be done online (at least with as much happiness) is travel.
Have you been thinking of travelling to Vegas or your country’s local casino city but are unable to do so due to restrictions? Is spending some time and money in a casino once a year ritual for you? If yes, then read on.
We are sure you have given online casinos some thought. Yes, they do not have all the features of a live casino with the ambience. But for the gambling enthusiast or leisure gamer, it can definitely lead to some entertainment time.
In this post, we try to answer some of the most common questions that people have about online casinos. So let’s get started.
1. Are online casinos legal?
The answer to this question varies depending on where you are located. First, you will have to check the national laws of the country where you live. Then, like in the USA, some states allow it, some don’t.
2. How do I know an online casino is legit?
In most jurisdictions, casinos require a license to operate. The same rule applies to online casinos. It is important to check the certificate of operation of the website where you are spending your money and cross check the same through a third-party website too.
3. How can I protect myself while playing in an online casino?
There are a few steps that you can take to protect yourself while playing in an online casino. Apart from the ones listed in this post, these include studying the detailed terms and conditions of the website, checking out reviews of the site, ascertaining the security of the website and trying to protect your financial information through the use of digital wallets.
4. Which games do online casinos offer?
The best casinos offer all the games that you can imagine – right from Poker, Blackjack to Roulette. The real question is which games do you want to play and try your luck with. If you are a kid at heart, some online casino sites also have slot machine type games to please you.
5. What about depositing the money?
In this regard, the most frequently asked question is about the mode of payment to be used to load money in your online casino account. All online casino websites allow you to deposit money in your account using both the common and the uncommon options. The common options include debit cards, credit cards and wire transfer. Uncommon options include bitcoin and other cryptocurrency which are gaining attention in the world of online gambling.
6. How will I withdraw my winnings?
When it comes to real money casino, where you play not just for fun but also for money, it is equally important to know which modes will be available to you when you want to withdraw your winnings from your online account. Due to regulations in the United States of America, there might be fewer options like bank transfer. Further, minimum and maximum withdrawal limits do find a mention here.
7. What are the technical requirements?
This again depends on the online casino service that you opt for. Some of the high performance sites demand a relatively fast internet connection and a reliable device. Others might want you to download a particular app. Yet others may just require a simple working internet connection.
8. Who is a high roller?
This is a term that you will surely come across in the future even if you haven’t till now. A high roller is a person (a gambler, to be precise) who spends a lot of money regularly in casinos. Due to this, they get a lot of benefits at various casinos.
When you sign up at a casino and play fairly regularly, the marketing team will surely reach out to you to make you a high roller. Make sure you are aware of your senses when you agree to become one.
9. Which are the highest payout online casinos?
It is not an easy task to figure out the highest payout online casinos. A payout ratio refers to the amount of money that any real money casino ultimately lets its patrons cash out as compared to the total bets made by the gamblers. A casino with higher payout ratio signals that it is not in the business of taking away your money in a random fashion.
10. What are blacklisted casinos?
A blacklisted casino is one which can no longer operate due to bad business practices like irreverent customer service and the like. Generally, reviews from patrons help in weeding them out.