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The positives of online casino

Written by Super User. Posted in Casino Culture

In this day and age, it is becoming rarer for people to venture into the city, or large town, just to go to the casino. In fact, living in a small town on the south coast my whole life I don’t think I have ever even seen what a casino looks like. For all I know, they are full of James Bonds and millionaires or, more likely, gambling addicts who are soon to become bankrupt. I have never wanted to go to a casino as I’ve always thought them to be quite intimidating places, but with hundreds of online casino websites to choose from, I don’t have to.

Firstly, I love poker but I have never been very successful as my poker face is truly awful. By playing online, I don’t have to hide any of my expressions as no one can see me. I have also been known to accidentally think aloud so it is an added bonus being able to chat away to myself whilst playing.

Secondly, it is really easy to play in moderation. It may not be the case, but I have always imagined that if I went to the casino I would be quite susceptible and end up spending twice or three times the amount I would have wanted to. By playing, I only play once a week, maximum, and I limit the amount I spend. I also know that if I ever do have a problem with gambling addiction, there is help available and in the worst case, after doing everything they can for me, the website will delete my account and ban me from the website. They use special identifying program if I try to create a new account to aid this move.

Thirdly, there is so much variety. If ever I feel like a change from poker, there are so many varieties of slot, roulette, blackjack or other card and table games that there’s a miniscule chance of me getting bored.

Of course, there are reasons why some people prefer going to physical casinos but for me there is no attraction.
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5 ways bingo is better online

Written by Super User. Posted in Bingo Moments

For years, bingo has meant a trip to your local bingo hall, but as Bob Dylan once said (probably not about bingo) ‘the times, they are a-changing’, and as with pretty much everything else, you can now do it on the Internet. ‘Sacrilege!’ you may shout at the thought of playing bingo anywhere else other than the bingo hall, but here are 5 ways that bingo is actually better online…

1. You can play whenever you want

So it’s bingo night and you’re all excited. You’ve ironed your best pair of socks and you’ve perfected your ‘entering the bingo hall’ walk, but you’ve just remembered that your daughter and her annoying boyfriend with the jeans that are far too tight are coming for dinner and have ruined the whole evening.

With online bingo, you don’t have that problem. You no longer have to fit yourself around bingo; you can make bingo fit around you. Online bingo games start every few minutes, so you can literally come and go as you please. If you want to play at 2am in the bath or sat on the sofa in your pants then that’s fine. You can even get that little black dress out if you really want to, just as long as the wife doesn’t mind. With online bingo, there’s no-one there to judge.
2. Free money

Money makes the world go round, and with online bingo you can get some for free. Sort of. There are loads of offers available, particularly when you first sign up and if you’re savvy then you can take advantage of them. It may be a cheap ploy to get your business, but you can worry about that when you’re sipping cocktails in the Bahamas thanks to your winnings (note: you’re not guaranteed to win, obviously).

3. There’s a great variety of games

Imagine a TV with only one channel or a restaurant that served only one dish. Well, that’s what regular bingo can be a bit like sometimes. However, when playing online bingo, you’ll be stunned at the sheer number of different games available. You can play interactive casino-style bingo games or take part in live rooms where you play against other like-minded technologically-minded bingo-holics. With sites such as Bright Bingo, you can play for months without playing the same game twice. Newer players can play in rooms with lower stakes, whilst more experienced players can up the stakes and potentially win stupidly large amounts of money.

4. The community is still there

One of the things people love about going to the bingo is the sense of community and camaraderie and rubbing it in other players’ faces when they win. Well fear not! Many online bingo sites actively encourage community and will have chat rooms and community areas of the site where you can meet other people and wax lyrical about whatever you want, and brag about your winnings of course.

5. There’s so much more than bingo

In the same way that shops put chocolate bars at the checkouts or bowling alleys always have an arcade, bingo sites will often have other areas for you to enjoy and spend your hard-earned money. You can try your hand at roulette, blackjack, slot machines, and myriad other flashy games that have some minor celebrity’s face attached or are sponsored by a Channel 4 quiz show. Basically, imagine Las Vegas casinos the MGM Grand or the Bellagio in your front room. But without Elton John or Barry Manilow turning up.
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Playing Bingo for Money

Written by Super User. Posted in Bingo Moments

Bingo players today now start to play online bingo for money. The fact that bingo is fun and now that modern technology is on our side to help us connect to more people all over the world, online games have become popular and we all know that we can all gain money from it. What’s better than playing and gaining money, right? Both sounds a lot of fun!

Online bingo for money is safe and secure – if you know the right websites to play in. The first rule in the book is that you should always ensure that you are playing on a reputable website. Don’t go for a website that you haven’t heard of! Since there are a lot of online casinos that offer bingo online for money, they will need you to open an account with them and make deposits through trusted online payment methods. At the same time, players also get attractive and generous bonuses for certain deposits. However, you have to remember that there are some that don’t offer bingo bonuses. Another thing that you should keep in mind is to try out the bingo games first on a particular online casino before you decide to deposit some money. You have to feel the “feel” in that casino first and see for yourself if it’s something that you are comfortable playing in.

There are a lot of bingo players all over the world that plays on these online casinos and most of them are definitely playing bingo for money. Online bingo for money is really popular these days. In fact, there are some bingo players who come together online at least once a week and talk about bingo and exchange tips on online bingo. You see, bingo is so fun and the game itself is really about luck. You don’t need any tactics, you don’t have to twist your brain to come up with strategies, it is simple and easy to play. However, nobody likes to lose!

One of the things that you should keep in mind when playing bingo for money is the numbers of players in a bingo hall. If you get in a bingo hall with a huge number of players, rest assured that they are all fighting for a bigger jackpot but in turn, there are less chances of winning. On the other hand, if you happen to come to a hall with a smaller number of players, that only means that the players are fighting for a smaller jackpot but with bigger chances of hitting Bingo! You should find your own comfortable balance and just keep playing. It is a good thing to try two different halls and see where you are most comfortable in.

Online bingo for money is a friendly game and there are some people who come together to play this to raise money for a cause and at the same time, have a good time! Nothing wrong with money bingo just as long as you’re doing it right!
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A Brief History of Roulette

Written by Super User. Posted in Casino Culture

Roulette is one of the oldest casino table games. The story of its creation begins over three and a half centuries ago, and through the years its history has become steeped in folklore, full of tales of colourful, outlandish characters, both big winners and big losers.

The creation of the roulette wheel is often attributed to Blaise Pascal, that extraordinary seventeenth-century French thinker and child prodigy, who contributed so much to mathematics, science and philosophy. Apparently, in his quest to make a perpetual motion machine, he instead came up with a prototype for the early roulette wheel that went virtually unchanged for two hundred years.

Until 1843 that is, when two Frenchmen, Francois and Louis Blanc, decided to entice more customers, by using single-zero wheels. Previously, the wheel had contained the numbers 1-36 and two house pockets (0 and 00), but the brothers changed theirs to compete with the other casinos in the German spa town of Bad Homburg; these days the European version of online roulette has slots 0-36 and the American version contains the additional 00 slot. You can play online roulette and other casino table games at Harry Casino.

Among some of the more outlandish tales in roulette mythology, is the one that tells how the Blanc brothers sold their souls to the devil in exchange for the secrets of roulette. The facts that the numbers 1 to 36 add up to 666, the number of the beast, lends the story a tiny bit of legitimacy. Whatever the case, roulette’s popularity grew during the nineteenth century and it spread across Europe and into America. The 1860s saw the German government abolish gambling and the Blancs moved their operation to Monte Carlo, which would soon become the gambling Mecca of Europe.

When the game entered America and spread from New Orleans up the Mississippi, both operators and gamblers encountered problems. Dishonesty and rampant cheating from both parties meant that the wheel was eventually placed on top of table so that no one could tamper with the wheel out of sight. The layout was also simplified to make for a faster-paced game and one that would be more appealing to the masses.

Roulette’s enduring popularity is still felt today. In the early twentieth century the casinos of Vegas and Monte Carlo were the only places of note to have single-zero wheels, but by the 1970s casinos were popping up everywhere. Now, there are literally hundreds of casinos that offer roulette and many more online casinos that offer different versions of the game. The land-based casinos in America, Canada, South America, and the Caribbean favour the double-zero wheel, while the single-zero is used predominantly in other regions.
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When not to play at online casinos

Written by Super User. Posted in Casino Culture

The gambling industry is a very lucrative business which involves a lot of money and high turnovers. In recent times it has gained tremendous popularity with sites like luckykudocasino.com among others. It has increased many-fold with the advent of online casinos. A lot of people are getting attracted to it to earn money. Though it can earn people money it also has its drawbacks. One of the most significant limitations of gambling is addiction. A lot of people across different age groups are becoming addicted to online casinos. The Internet has brought it to the living rooms and has been instrumental in attracting a lot of gamblers.

A lot of people start playing online for leisure and entertainment but gradually this recreation more often than not becomes a addiction. Since it involves money the greed factor also plays a pivotal role in making people addicted to it. It is a general tendency amongst all online casino addicts that they over a period of time refrain from being social, they get lost in their own world.

If you have the following personal traits, then it is advisable that you don’t indulge in online casinos as chances are you might become an addict.

1. Lack of Motivation
2. Being irregular at work.
3. Indulging in anti-social activities
4. Increased debts
5. Loss of interest in social activities
6. Seeking loans.

You should also be careful on where you play online casino, and do so only in a reputable, and trusted sites, so you can enjoy your winnings as well..
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Online casino software download

Written by Super User. Posted in Casino Culture

Players can play online casino games in two ways. First, they can either play on the web with the web-based versions and secondly they can play by downloading software provided by the casinos.

Some people are afraid of downloading casino software in their computer, as they fear it might spoil their computer due to virus. However, this is not true, there are people who download software provided by the casinos and the software does not cause any harm to the computer system.

The online casinos release the software only after it is double and triple checked, as they have to take care of their image on the Internet and in the eyes of the people. The only thing the players need to do is download the software as per the instructions provided. If you do not follow the instructions, it is likely that you will encounter some problems. There are plenty of people who play roulette online, or blackjack, or any other casino game and have no problem with their computer.

If at all you encounter any problem during or after downloading the software, you can easily contact the casino and get their help. The customer care service of the casinos will definitely help you solve the problem and you will be able to play your favorite casino games. so what are you waiting for ? you can play Texas Holdem poker, slots game or roulette, just download the correct software and start enjoy the games.
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Best Types of Bingo to Play

Written by Super User. Posted in Bingo Moments

Bingo is a game with a history of almost 500 years since it was first played in Italy in the early 1500s as the lottery game Lo Giuoco del Lotto D'Italia, which is still played to this day in the Southern European country, and after all of this time it has evolved into different variations of its former self that we know and love today. We list, in no particular order, our favourite versions of the bingo games available to this day.

• 90 Ball Bingo

90 ball bingo is the version of bingo that is predominantly played in the UK and Ireland with the live game played in bingo halls reaching its pinnacle in the United Kingdom in the mid-2000's. Until 2005 there were new bingo halls opening each and every year since the passing of the Gambling Act in the early 1960's following it's migration from Italy via France and other parts of Northern Europe in the 1700s. However, since that time bingo halls have been closing at a fast rate as online bingo has taken off in a big way.

The game itself, as the name suggests, is played with 90 balls which are randomly drawn and called out. The players mark the numbers off the cards with their being several prizes awarded in this version of the game for players who first fill out one, two and then all three lines, also known as a full house. This version of the game is most favoured due to the numerous ways to win!

• 75 Ball Bingo

The 75 ball variation is a much more modern version of the game as it was invented at the end of the 1920's by salesman Edwin S. Lowe. It is different in two ways to the UK version of the game of bingo in the number of balls used and, secondly, that instead of filling out lines to win prizes player fill out a pre-game defined pattern on the cards. There is just a single prize in this game and it is favoured by risk takers with its all or nothing prize structure.

• 80 Ball Bingo

This is a rare form of 75 ball bingo where an extra five balls have been added to add an extra edge and chance of winning to the 75 ball game. It plays in a similar fashion to its cousin, 75 ball bingo, but with five lines of 16 columns instead of five and 15. Again the patterns are determined at the start of games and it is the first player to get the winning pattern that will claim the one and only prize. Only very few sites online offer 80 ball bingo and it is even harder to find offline.

• Progressive Jackpot Bingo

While technically not a separate variation of the game of bingo, it is an incredibly popular game type as there is a guaranteed jackpot available to players, with bingo site ButlersBingo.com starting at a massively generous £5,000. To win the progressive jackpot players must get a full house on their cards within a certain amount of balls. If the jackpot is not won it is increased along with the number of balls needed to get a full house until the prize is won. With the large prizes available with Progressive Jackpot games this is one of the most popularly played bingo game types.

Which is your favourite version of the game?

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How to Identify Best Online Slots

Written by Super User. Posted in Casino Culture

It has been stated numerously that individual gamers or players can identify what they consider to be the best online slots. Almost every single casino, both online and offline, are fitted with slots as part of its services within their establishments. A few of the traits or features that players need to take a close interest in include the amount of wagers. The percentages of payouts are also vital components that you need to take a look into when identifying the best online slots site. It is a legal requirement for all casinos to publish all their payout tables and display how much each game pays out.

The presence of random generators is crucial for all online slots. Play on these slots must be random and if this is not the case, you can be assured that the payments won’t be as reliable as you would hope. If the system being used to identify winners and payouts is not random, certain players could find ways of taking advantage of this. It is much easier to play the system if you notice that it is less random. The random number generators need to be tested as many times as possible and the results must be shared with the licensing authorities within the local vicinity.

The fairness and functionality of all online slots require to be evaluated before you get into the casino to start playing. A number of gaming boards also exist whose major purpose is to provide information about these issues. They receive information from the online casinos which have slots, and then post the same on their websites. You can get this information with relative ease from the Internet. This may be a lot of work but it is crucial in helping you to avoid getting into situations where you lose money with ease.

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