Sun, Feb 16, 11:51am by William Brown
Last Updated Tue, Oct 8, 12:12am
Nowadays, everyone seems to have a mobile device, if not multiple devices. Whether it is a smartphone or a tablet, most people have the ability to be connected all the time. It is no different for people that want their online casino or pokie action available to play while they are away from their laptop or desktop computer. Those waits at the doctor’s office will not seem as long if you can play your online pokies from IGT or Bally at one of your favourite casinos. This is especially true when you are playing for real money.
If you are new to the world of mobile betting at online casinos, what should you be looking for to optimize your experience? We have a few tips for you.
There are some online casinos that will require you to download an app to play their games. You can find these at the app stores and in fact, you can find most of the top online casinos will provide an app.
Also, while not necessarily an app, you can also download the casino itself right from their website. In both cases, whether it is an app or a downloadable casino, there should not be a significant drop-off in the features you can access. When mobile online casino betting first came on the scene, you were basically getting the skeleton version of their services. Now, you are essentially getting what you would on your desktop or laptop.
If you do not want to go through the process of downloading an app or a downloadable casino, you usually have the option to play on a mobile website. Many online casinos will offer this version and as with the apps, you are getting basically the same thing as you would see on a desktop or laptop.
Now, that is not to say that you will get every single feature that you would with an app or a downloadable casino. However, you have a much better selection than what you used to get with no-download casinos. And as you do with apps, you will always have access to the best in security and safety when it comes to your personal information. This is not the “wild west” days of the internet anymore. If a company or brand from any industry have a footprint on the internet, they are going to take their security seriously. It does not take much to get a poor reputation because hackers can freely gain access to your customers’ information.
There is not really a difference when it comes to having an Apple device, an Android device, or a Windows device, for example. Everything is pretty streamlined nowadays, and games are optimized to fit these operating systems across the board.
Basically, it boils down to a personal preference as to which operating system you would like to use to play online mobile casino games for real money or play money. Are you an Apple person, or do you prefer the Android? Are you still a part of the Blackberry family? It does not even matter. Download your app or mobile casino, or fire up the mobile browser on the casino’s website, and away you go.
You do not need to use wi-fi to play online casinos on your mobile device. However, it is preferable that you do if you are worried about going over on your data. You would be wise to check with your service provider for options on a data plan. Most service providers have improved their data plans significantly since the rise of online mobile betting, so you should be able to find one that works for you.
But keep in mind that all wi-fi connections are not strong, and you could get booted out of a game if your connection is weak. It is recommended that you have a strong connection to make sure this does not happen to you. There are few things worse than being in the middle of a game and you are winning big…..and then nothing. Try to make sure you are on a wi-fi connection that is strong and secure enough to handle a mobile online casino.