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Guide for New Online Gamblers

New Online Casino Gambler Guide

Introduction to Online Gambling.

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Online Casino Gambling is fast becoming more popular as an alternative to traditional land based casinos. Online gambling casinos normally give you two options to gamble. You either have to download and install their client software on your local PC or give you the option to play through your browser using Flash based casino software.

Obviously to make use of an Online Gambling Casino means that you require an Internet connection to be able to connect to the online casino servers.

Should I gamble online?

Button1 The question of whether or not to gamble online cannot be answered by anybody but yourself. This site will not try and convince you that you have to make use of online gambling casinos. This site merely provides you all the information so that you can make an informed decision. Inherently gambling of any nature, whether it is online or in a landbased casino is a risk and you always have the possibility of winning big or losing your money.
Button1 Below we will explore some of the positive points of online casino gambling.
Button1 To make use of Online Casino Gambling you do not have to travel. All you need is an Internet Connection and a personal computer. You don't even need your credit card. The online casinos offer a variery of deposit methods if you feel there is a security risk in using your credit card online.
Button1 Online Gambling Casinos offer some very attractive Deposit Bonuses. This means that you get to play with MORE money than if you used the same amount at a landbased casino.
Button1 You can gamble any time of the day or night, 365 days a year. As long as you have a computer at hand with an Internet connection you can access your online casino. If you make use of a casino that offer a Flash casino version you do not even need to have the software installed on the computer you are using.
Button1 You never have to worry about the price of gasoline, traffic congestion, cartheft, hijacking attempts or any of the other stressful situations associated with traveling.
Button1 Remember one very important benefit. Downloading, installing and registering at most Online Casinos does NOT mean you need to deposit money to try it first. Almost all Online Gambling Casinos have a "FreePlay" option.
This means you get to play for fun and try out the software and the various games prior to making a decision whether you should deposit money. All of our reviews indicate whether or not the casino being reviewed offer this feature.
Button1 Most questions relating to the decision of whether or not to make use of Online Gambling Casinos are related to Security aspects. This is a more complex issue which we discuss in more detail in our Online Casino Gambling Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section. Please refer to that page for more comprehensive answers related to Online Casino Gambling Security.

How do I get started with Online Casino Gambling?

Button1 To start with you will need a personal computer, an Internet Connection and a browser like Internet Explorer, NetScape or Mozilla Firefox. If you wish to make use of Flash enabled Online Casinos you will also need to have the Flash player installed. Lastly you will need an email address to complete the casino signup and registration process.
Button1 Almost all Online Gambling Casinos allow you to try out their software before making an actual cash deposit. This "Play for Fun" allows you to try most of the games before making a decision. Our Online Casino Gambling Reviews indicate whether or not a casino allows this option. Downloading, installing and registration is therefore a virtually risk-free process.
Button1 To obtain the Casino software of your choice just click on any of the Online Casino banners that you will find on our site. Click on a banner and the Online Casino site will open in a new window. Normally you will be prompted to download the software. Confirm that you want to download the software and follow the instructions as they are presented to you. You can also look for the "Download" option on any of the Casino sites as they are normally quite prominently displayed.
Button1 When you download the software you will be prompted to select the location where the downloaded .exe file will be saved. Once the file is downloaded proceed to doubleclick on the .exe file to start the installation of the online casino software. The default installation path it select is normally fine so you can just accept the installation path when prompted.
Button1 After the installation of the software the Casino software will launch automatically. Incase it does not do this check for the Icon on your desktop and doubleclick it. The Casino software will launch and proceed to connect to the Casino. The first step is that it will first download and install the latest version of the software available. Wait until it has completed all the updates.
Button1 Once the update has been completed, you will be prompted to register. The registration process is quite straightforward and normally does not ask you for any credit card information or any other financial information. You will be prompted for your name, surname, telephone number, email address and probably the currency in which you wish to gamble.
Button1 Note that you need to supply a valid email address. Some casinos will send you an unlock code that you will need in order to unlock the casino software and continue playing. The email normally also contains very vital information on support options and contact information for the Online Gambling Casino should you require support at any point.
Button1 Almost all casinos have generous cash deposit bonus offers when you deposit money. Please note that these deposit bonus offers come with terms and conditions. For example, you have to make the second deposit within 1 month of the initial first deposit etc. They normally also give you the bonus, but prevent you from making an immediate cashout upon receiving it. You may have to play for a certain amount of time or a certain amount of playthrough etc.

What if I need support or help?

Button1 All the Online Gambling Casinos listed on our site have excellent support facilities for their customers. Contact information and contact methods can be found on the individual Online Casino websites and are clearly indicated under the "Contact" or "Support sections.
Button1 Support methods range from toll free numbers in some countries, fax support, email support and in some cases online chat support facilities.

How do I cash out or withdraw funds?

Button1 You do not need to cash out or withdraw your money when you are done playing. You can choose to leave the funds in your Online Casino account until the next time you choose to return.
Button1 Should you decide to cash out and withdraw your money, look for the "Cashier" on the Online Casino screen and select the "WithDrawal" option. Choose the option of how you would like to receive your money and follow the instructions given on the site. We also list the Withdrawal options available in our Online Casino Review pages of the various casinos. This may however change from time to time so we recommend you check the particular Online Casino site to verify the withdrawal options they have available.

With this all completed, you are pretty much on your way. That said and done, here is a summary or "quick guide" on the easiest way to get started.

Online Casino Gambling Guide

Casino Gamblers Guide

We have compiled a very short and simple guide to get you started with Online Casino Gambling.

  1. Plan Your Gambling Budget

  2. Decide beforehand what budget you allocate towards Online Gambling. Don't exceed this budget no matter what.

  3. Pick your Online Gambling game.

  4. Decide on which online casino game you would like to play. Obtain as much information as you possibly can on that specific game. Obtain books, do internet searches, read as much as you can to educate yourself about that game.

  5. Choose a Online Gambling Casino.

  6. Review the casinos available offering that game, visit their online casino sites and browse around. Decide for yourself if this online casino is reputable. Rest assured however that the casinos you find on this site are all reputable and have been around for quite some time.

  7. Obtain information on how to deposit funds

  8. Look at the casino reviews section of this site or look at the deposit section on the Online Casino site to find out what options are available to deposit funds.

  9. Download and try the casino software

  10. Download the online casino's software and see if you have any problems in running it on your computer. Ensure it all works perfectly prior to making a deposit.

  11. Deposit your funds

  12. Now that you have decided on your Online Gambling Casino and tested the software, deposit your funds using one of the available deposit methods which you have decided on.

  13. Play

  14. You should now be in an excellent position to start gambling. The very best of luck to you.


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