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Finding Your Way around an Online Casino
The technology boom of recent years has seen a rapid increase in the growth of the online gaming industry, not least with regards to online casinos.
Boasting ease of access and a wide variety of different games available at the click of a mouse button, it is hardly surprising that the online industry appears to have taken over from real casinos for gamblers.
So just how do you find your way around an online casino? Is it really all that easy? Here's a quick guide to the key features that you should expect to come across.
Download Versus Flash Player. A fairly common feature of most online casinos is the option to choose between playing instantly online (via a flash player casino) or to download casino software onto your PC, offering you a wider variety of games.
The crucial thing to note here is that, whilst download versions will offer you more games for your money, you will have to register an account with your bank details before beginning to play. If you'd rather not be tied down straight away, flash player versions can be a good way to introduce yourself to the games and practice without placing any real bets.
Incentives. Most websites will offer customers an incentive to get them started. For example, Casinomeister's 'Casino of the Decade', 32 Red, offer a £32 sign-up bonus with every £20 deposited (up to a £160) to new customers - take a look at their casino website for the details.
This can be a good way to get started with the games, as long as you are cautious and don't treat your own money like the free bonus once you start spending it. Equally, there are often loyalty schemes that are designed to reward customers for placing bets online.
Deposits and Withdrawals. Above all else, if you are going to use an online casino it is vital that you know how to go about making deposits and withdrawals from your account.
Check for details like minimum deposits, as many companies will not accept lower than £20. Equally, make sure that you know how to remove your money once you win it. Sites usually use methods like Click2Pay and PostePay to credit and withdraw from their customers' accounts.
Online casinos are fairly simple to navigate as long as you know what to look out for, and remain cautious as you play - after all, it's much easier to spend money online without realising than when it is actually in your hands!
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