posted on July 6th, 2011
1. Is playing slots online safe? Are online casinos reliable? How can I tell?
Yes, online gambling is as safe as playing at a land based casino. Over the last decade technology has made things such as storing personal information or transactions of funds 100% secure and with necessary precautions on part of the player, there is no reason to be sceptical about it. Trustworthy online casinos usually display signs indicating their affiliation / subscription to integrity guarantors and security assurance organisations. Look out for independently audited sites that use world-class software. Another indicator could be the testimonials on the site.
2. Is online gambling legal?
Gambling laws not only differ from country to country, but they also keep changing in time. It also depends on the type of games you desire to play, where you're playing from, and which site you're playing on. While lots of answers go unanswered, there is however some certainty about age limit and laws in this aspect are strict. Therefore, it is always best to familiarise yourself with the laws applicable in your local area.
3. Do I need to obtain software, and if so are they easy to install?
The software requirement is only for the downloadable online casino games. These online casinos require you to save their particular software on your computer. The software is generally safe to download. As for avoiding problems with malware, use and anti-virus programme when you are online. Or you can save you from a hassle and stick to no download slots such as those available at Slotland!
4. Can I practise my game for free in an online casino or is it necessary to start with money?
There are many online casinos that allow you to play for free before you begin playing online slots for real money. It is actually better to brush up your skills and familiarise yourself with rules, terms etc. before making a serious foray. For lower stakes you could start with penny slots and small change betting games. You could eventually move on to playing big once you feel you have gained experience.
5. Are the dealings at Online Casinos fair?
When looking for a fair casino, you can ask for an independent audit run by 3rd party. Or you can stay safe by choosing to play video slots at the well-established and reliable online casinos such as Slotland, proven by being in business since 1998. Usually, online casinos are looking to be long term players in the industry. If the house is always winning then it may lose its favour and flavour for the public, endangering its chances for long-term successful business.
6. How do I begin playing at an online casino?
You must go through a number of reputed online casinos and compare lots of information about the deposit requirements, minimum bets and most importantly the bonuses and their wagering requirements etc. You can brush up your skills at sites that allow you to play free before playing online slots for real money. Once you choose a casino, you need to open an account there, receiving an account number/id and a password. Once you deposit money into your casino account, you're all set to play. Remember, with no download slots you can play instantly!
7. How do I make transactions at an online casino?
Initially, you will need to deposit money in your casino account to play online slots for real money. Historically, this could have been done via credit and debit cards, cashier's cheques, money orders, wire transfers, Neteller, Paypal, eWalletXpress, Western Union, EcoCard, PaySafeCard, etc. For list of currently available payment options check the casino site banking section. Most online casinos now accept credit card deposits. All casinos maintain an account system - the money sent to them is deposited and your account is credited for that amount. Withdrawal from the online casino account (you can leave it in for future gambling) can be made likewise in as many ways.
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8. What do I do if I have any problems at the online casino?
Slotland offers top notch live customer support available via email or live chat. Slotland Customer Support representatives are there to help round the clock, 24-hours, 7 days a week. If your problem is left unanswered or the answer that you have been given is unsatisfactory, you may consider getting in touch with the supervisor or posting a commplaint on a gambling forum, many of which can be found across the Internet.
9. How much money do I need to begin?
You can start playing slots online with the amount that you are comfortable with, usually at least $25. It is best to play the free games first to get experience and then move on to playing slots online with real money. You should however, play safe and keep tabs on the amount you are putting at stake. Unlike land based casinos, where there are people watching your moves, spurring you to bet only to impress the onlookers; there is no such pressure and you can bet only as much as you feel comfortable about.
10. What kinds of games are available online?
Number of games can vary greatly. Whereas some casinos may offer up to several hundred games, soon you will find out that those games can be found many other casinos as well, or that some of them are very similar. Slotland has chosen a different attitude, offering growing selection of currently around two dozen individually designed slots online that you can't find elsewhere. Yes, that's right! Slotland offers 100% unique games including video slots, fruit slots and mobile slots to name just a few types.
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