The aim of this extensive list of frequently asked questions is to give players an idea of online casinos. Guidance is essential, even if you think of yourself as experienced. The answers to the questions below are useful source for anyone, especially for beginners.
How can I be sure that all games are fair and audited?
Serious online casinos subject their games and software to third party audits for which the casino is given certification. The reports or the certifications are usually displayed by the casino for your viewing.
What is the difference between the “Flash Version” and the “Downloaded Version”? Which one is better?
In general, both are good. It all depends on your preference. If you want to use the casino separately from your browser, then you can download the software with the games. If not, you can always play the games directly into your browser in Flash.
Which casino games have the lowest house edge?
It’s generally believed that blackjack has the lowest house edge because of the fact that it’s a skill game, where you can easily eliminate the house edge if you use a good strategy.
I’d like to play for fun money instead of real money, how do I do that?
When you go to the games section of the casino and you hover your mouse pointer over the games you’ll see that there are two modes: fun mode or real-money mode. Press on the fun mode and you’ll be given virtual fun money to play.
How do I determine if a casino game has a progressive jackpot?
If a casino game has a progressive jackpot, the jackpot will be visible in the very game. Also, progressive jackpot games have an additional bet with which you can play for the jackpot.
Can I play casino games on my mobile phone or tablet?
Yes. Online casinos tend to offer their games for mobile play via mobile apps or mobile sites.
Is it possible to count cards in online blackjack?
This is really difficult since online blackjack games are played with six decks, so we wouldn’t recommend that.
What is a “Loyalty Program” or “Loyalty Club”?
Loyalty programs or clubs (alternatively called VIP clubs) are programs set up to reward loyal players for their continuous use of the casino. The more you play the more you advance through the program.
How do I collect more “Loyalty Points” ?
Loyalty points are given to each wager you make in a casino game. Most commonly one point is given for every $10 wagered.
Are “Comp Points” the same as “Loyalty Points”?
Yes. It’s a terminology used for the same concept: the more you play the more comp points you get for your loyalty.
I’m new to online gambling, and have noticed that some of my favorite landbased slot machines can’t be found online. How come?
Land-based casinos have games by different software providers than those online, although online software providers of casino games are beginning to enter the land-based casino market too.
Can you explain what is meant by a promotion with “30x wagering requirement”?
This means that the bonus you’ve received with the promotion needs to be wagered 30 times. For example, if your bonus is $50, your total amount wagered at the casino needs to be $1,500 (50 x 30 = 1,500).