All About Online Casinos

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Online casinos are also greatly known as virtual casinos or casinos on the internet. You may say that these are online versions of our main traditional casinos, these online casinos allow us the passionate gamers to vividly play, venture and stake on different casino games via the internet. In other words it seems a quite productive form of online speculation and gambling.

These online casinos substantially tend and serve odds and payback amounts or percentage a bit higher than normal traditional casinos and are basically land based. Where also some online casinos claim to offer higher payback percentage for machine games i.e. slot machine games, these games are pre programmed with random number generator, table games, where in these games payout percentage or amount is generated and established by the rules of the game.

Obviously these games and casinos are working on different softwares, many of these online casinos are renting their software from different companies such as Cryptologic Inc now known as Amaya, International game technology, Microgaming, playtech and real time gaming.

Types of online casinos

These online casinos are specifically divided into 2 basic categories vividly based on the software they use, one of them is web-based casino and other one is download-only casinos. Normally online casinos would be part of any one of these 2 but however advanced technology and it’s changes are serving up with the chance where an online casino can include both types.

Now the question arises what’s the difference between these two categories so here you go!!

  • Web-based

Simply known as flash casinos or no download casinos, these are basically websites where gamers and players may play games on websites without using or installing any software to their local computer. In browser plugins which are supported by required browsers like macromedia flash, java or macromedia shockwave these games are represented. Along with the plugin and browser, a good and stable internet connection is required to have an impeccable, immaculate and flawless experience of gaming as all sorts of graphics, animations and sounds are loaded in the website via the plugin. There also are some casinos that allow gameplay through a HTML interface.

While the IOS users can’t avail the opportunity of web-based casinos until they download browsers like Google, firefox or opera mini. Because these flash games are not supported by Ipod, iPad and iPhone.

  • Download-based

The main requirement of these kinds of casinos are downloading of the software which is necessary to play and bid on casino games that have been offered. This software of online casinos connects to the service provider and then they may handle the contact easily without any browser support. Generally these download based casinos works faster than web based casinos as the graphics and sounds been provided are cached by the software client, in respect to be downloaded via internet

  • Games

There are various types of games that are been offered in online casinos which includes

  • Virtual

It is software based online casino games, outcome of these games are analyzed basically via a software called pseudo random number generator PRNG. This software assures each and every deal of the card, the outcome that comes every time a dice is thrown, or the result that is produced by spinning the slot machine is completely random and unpredictable. This software uses a set of mathematical algorithms to generate a long stream of different numbers that gives surety of true randomness.

  • Live dealer

These are completely opposite to that of  software based online casinos and games, rather than depending on software to conclude the outcome of roulette spin, thrown dice or deal of card, these games depend and rely on time based result, this is real time based more like land based casinos.

Just to make sure that the players have a quality time as in land based casinos, the makers of these kinds of casinos have added a chat feature where the player can connect with the other people.

  • Bonuses

Many online casinos offer sign-up bonuses to new players making their first deposit, and often on subsequent play as well. These bonuses are a form of magnetic that may incur a cost (potentially justifiable in order to attract a new player who may return and deposit many more times), since the casino is essentially giving away money in return for a commitment from the player to wager a certain minimum amount before they are allowed to withdraw. Since all casino games have a house edge, the wagering requirements ensure that the player cannot simply walk away with the casino’s money immediately after claiming the bonus. These wagering requirements are commonly set to be sufficiently high that the player has a negative expectation, exactly as if they had deposited and not claimed a bonus.

Casinos may choose to restrict certain games from fulfilling the wagering requirements, either to restrict players from playing low-edge games or to restrict ‘risk-free’ play (betting for instance both red and black on roulette), thereby completing the wagering requirement with a guaranteed profit after the bonus is taken into account.


In the world where everything is coming towards online tech, casinos also have made their great place in this internet world, players and gamers are actually enjoying the online casinos both download based and web based, the developers have indeed worked splendidly and have provided amazing online based casinos to the players.

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