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How to Choose the Best Online Casino for You

1,261 Views on 13/10/20

You can guarantee that the perfect casino site is out there for you

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Online casinos are a great way to pass the time. The industry is booming and the choice is endless these days.

It doesn’t matter if you are a poker player looking for the best EV game you can find, or just a random punter who is just looking to pass the time. You can guarantee that the perfect casino site is out there for you.

But how do you find what is best for you? It’s simple enough, just do your due diligence and you’ll soon be passing the hours with a fun game and maybe making a few quid as well.

Check the Reputation

Reputation is everything in the online casino world. Not only do you want to know that your deposits are safe but you should have full confidence in the games that you play.

Check for any stories of disputed payouts involving past customers. An online casino that refuses to pay out for spurious reasons is not to be trusted.

Tales of unlicensed games with dodgy payout structures are also to be avoided. Sometimes these games are ripped off copies of classics common on a lot of casinos. Try not to get fooled.

And finally, look out for complaints about bonus abuse accusations. This has been a shady get out for dishonest, unlicensed online casinos in the past. 


It goes without saying that unlicensed outfits should be avoided at all costs. The license issuing regulator is your only option if you have a complaint that might involve legal action.

Some redress is better than nothing, and if you have an issue with an unlicensed casino then you can forget about them having any kind of incentive to play ball with you.

Double Check if Your Country Is Accepted

Another possible way to lose money is by falling foul of small print when it comes to playing in a forbidden region.

Unscrupulous sites might only inform you that you cannot play from your country when you attempt to make a withdrawal. In the meantime they will be quite happy to see you spending your hard earned money.

Check with customer support about your account being fully legal before you wager any money.

The Games

It’s no good spending all that time to make sure you have an account that is fully legal and unlikely to cause you any issues only to find out that the games aren’t up to scratch.

Do a cursory check before filling out all the online forms and depositing funds.


Everyone loves a bit of free cash. Fortunately, when it comes to finding a new online casino you’re going to be in luck. Just about every single online casino offers a juicy bonus for new customers.

In fact even as a long-term customer you are likely to constantly receive new bonuses amongst other perks to keep you interested.

Take full advantage and seek out the best deals.

As mentioned above, do some research for complaints from disgruntled customers who were accused of abusing the bonus offer in some way. This is a massive red flag. 

Mobile/Tablet Gaming

In 2020 mobile/tablet support is all the rage. Not only are online casinos great for making the hours pass a bit more quickly at home, but they can also fill small gaps in your schedule when you’re out and about.

Whether it’s a short bus journey, waiting in the dentist’s surgery, or even on your lunch break at work, having the casino ready to load up on your phone or tablet can help to prevent any boredom setting in.

Deposit and Withdrawal Options

Finally, you should make sure that there are satisfactory options for depositing and withdrawing your money. There should always be estimations of how long each transaction should take.

So there we have it. All you need to consider when looking for a new online casino.

All of the advice above will make sure that you avoid any trouble and end up playing on the best platform that suits you.


Mark Patrickson

Mark Patrickson is a professional cash game player grinding stakes up to 100nl 6 Max NL Hold'em13 years experience of poker, across MTT SnG and cash, FL PL NL.Currently living in South East Asia and trying to make it back to mid-stakes befo ... Read More

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