Online Gambling Guides

InformationIn this section you'll find a range of articles and guides that cover everything you need to know to get starting playing at online casinos. All of our articles are based on the facts so that you can get the most of of your gaming dollars. We cover topics from getting started, to the most popular casino banking options and the various casino software types.

Gaming Information

The Casino Checklist

Get the details on the casino checklist we use to find the best casinos and that you should use when deciding on which casinos to play at.

Casino Banking Options

We take a look at the most popular casino deposit and withdrawal options as well as look at the security measures used to keep your details safe.

The House Edge

All casino games are set up in a way that the house has an edge over the player. Find out the best and worst bets you can make at a casino.

New Players Guide

If you've never played at an online casino then this is the place to start. We cover all of the steps you will take to get started playing.

Casino Software Types

Find out about the various online casino software providers including Microgaming, Playtech, IGT, Cryptologic and WMS Gaming.

Casino Games

For information on how to play the various casino games and which casinos are best for each game type see our Casino Games section.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below we answer some of the most commonly asked questions relating to online casinos. If you have a question that is not covered below then please feel free to contact us.

General Questions

How old do I have to be to play?
You must be of at least 18 years of age to play at the online casinos that we list.

Are the casino games fair?
Yes, all of the casinos that we list have their RNG's and payout percentages independently audited on a month basis which ensures that the games are fair.

What games can I play online?
All of the games that you would find in a land-based casino can be found online. These include table games like blackjack, roulette, baccarat and craps as well as other games like slots, keno and video poker.

Can I play for free?
Yes, all of the casinos we list offer a free play option. The only exception is some progressive jackpot games which can only be played for real money.

Bonus Related Questions

Can I claim the same bonus more than once?
No unless specifically stated you can only claim a bonus once. If you try to claim the same bonus multiple times by opening new accounts you will find your accounts are closed.

How do I find the wagering requirements?
Each casino lists the full details of the bonus requirements in the terms and conditions or bonus rules page.

What if I don't want a bonus?
If you prefer to play without a bonus simply contact the casino and request that bonuses are not automatically added to your account. All casinos are happy to do this.

Technical Questions

What are the minimum system requirements?
This varies from casino to casino but in general if you can browse this site without any problems you should be able to play at the casinos. See the individual casinos for specific requirements.

Are the casinos Mac compatible?
No, the download versions of the casinos are not Mac compatible. You will however find that most of the casinos have a no download version which is Mac compatible (Flash required)

Can I play when not online?
In general you need to be connected to the Internet to play for free or for real.

Technical Questions

Is it safe to use my credit card?
Yes, all of the casinos listed at Casino Checklist feature secure banking using 128-bit SSL (Secure Socket Layer) Digital Encryption.

Do I need a credit card to play?
While credit card is a popular deposit option there are many other ways to fund your account if you do not have a credit card or don't want to use your credit card.

How do I get paid when I win?
Each casino has different payment methods but these generally include refund to your debit card, cheque, wire transfer or virtual wallet. See our Casino Banking section