An online casino is a virtual casino where games are played on the internet. This is done through credit cards where you can pay for the games online (through your computer) and also withdraw any winnings into your card bank account.
The most obvious advantage of this type of gaming and casino is that you do not have to get all dressed up and go out of your house to go and play. You can even play Poker, Roulette and any other casino game from your own house and in your pj’s. You do not have to meet people and make small talk if you are not in the mood. You can choose your own games, the amount to be played and most conveniently, the time you would like to play.
Another advantage of this type of gaming is that nobody but yourself and the gaming company is aware of how often you play, how much you play, how often you win or lose, etc. Many times the payouts of the online casinos are higher than the payouts of the ‘real life’ casinos.
Online casinos offer tournaments and fun games as well as the serious games. You do not have to be a serious gambler to play online casino games. You also have the advantage of remaining anonymous as usually you are given a user name with which to play your games. These games include Bingo and Backgammon Tournaments as well as many others. You decide how much you want to wager and when and where you want to play.
Another added advantage of the online casino is that many of them offer bonuses to their new patrons when they sign up to their website. This is done with the intention of encouraging you to play and helps ease the way to attempt this novelty.
Also another advantage of online gambling is that most of the casinos have a chat facility where the player can chat (virtually) to other players while still incognito. This is an added advantage for people who live alone or else who do not have much opportunity to talk to other people. People who are shy or else find it hard to start a conversation to a stranger face-to-face can make many new online friends this way.
While online casinos are ideal for people who do not have the time or who do not wish to visit a ‘real’ casino, it is recommended that you check out the website and conditions before you commit yourself. It is better to be safe than sorry. Once you find the right online casino for you, you can count on endless fun making new friends while playing your favourite games.
Online gambling in Malta is regulated by the Lotteries and Gaming Authority.