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How to find a safe and reliable online casino

by Staff Reporter
23 Oct 2018 at 10:04hrs | Views
Finding a safe and reliable online casino is easier said than done - if you succeed, you will be rewarded with endless hours of fun and the possibility to win thousands of pounds, if not millions. But if you fail, you are highly likely to get scammed.

To avoid disappointment, you need to learn how to find the casino which best suits your needs. If you need any help pinning down your preferences at online casinos, read the following article - it can help you better understand what makes a casino worth a visit.

Site Security

First and foremost, when you are choosing the right online casino it need to be secure – well-protected gambling sites offer players safety and fairness in dealing with payments. Essentially, if you do not make sure that the site is well-protected, you might expose your money to potential frauds. So, how can you check whether the casino is safe or not?

The easiest way is to check which company (or companies) developed and provided the site's security software platform. If the site has been developed by honorable companies like NetEnt, Playtech, or Microgaming, it is likely to have embedded security features, such as firewalls and 128-bit SSL encryption. In addition, it is a good idea to check whether the casino's RNG software is certified by a respected independent body, such as the eCOGRA, as well as when the last RNG software check was conducted, too. Last, but not least, pay attention to the casino license and where it was issued.

Game Choice

Game selection at an online casinos is another vital element, which should be taken into account when choosing an online gambling establishment. Generally, there are two types of online casinos when it comes to game choice – casinos offering games from one game provider exclusively, and casinos offering games, developed by different companies.

So, depending on whether you fancy the games of one particular provider or you are keen on trying  casino games developed by various different software developers, you can choose a casino like Ladbrokes (which offers Playtech games exclusively) or LeoVegas (which offers more than 700 casino games developed by various companies).

Casino Reputation

We hate to admit this, but there are way too many fraudulent gambling sites, and unless you want to end up at one of them, you need to check the site reputation. The most effective method is to read as much player reviews as you can – those will give you an idea of the site's reliability and customer care.

Keep in mind that individual players have unique perceptions and standards of quality, and this might cause great biases in reviews. Read a minimum of 40 reviews to get a clearer picture of how good or bad the site really is.

Bonuses and Promotional Offers

As you probably know, most online casinos offer some type of welcome promotion in order to attract more players. We advise you to take these promotional offers into account when choosing an online casino, as bonuses usually apply for specific games. So, if you like online roulette, there is no point in signing up with a casino which offers bonuses for slots exclusively.

You should also familiarise yourself with the wagering requirements associated with each bonus to make sure that it is suitable for you.

Banking Methods

Last, but not least, we advise you to attention to the banking methods available at the web-based casino. Nowadays, most casinos offer a variety of deposit methods, including credit and debit cards, e-Wallets, prepaid cards, etc. When it comes to withdrawing options, however, those tend to be very limited and more unreceptive. So, when choosing an online casino, we advise you to pay attention to its withdrawal options, rather than the deposit ones.

In addition, make sure that the payment method you choose is reliable, as well as that it does not require you to share personal information with third parties. The best gambling sites simply redirect their users to the site of the banking method they have chosen to ensure that their personal data remains safe.

Source - Byo24News