Last updated on February 23rd, 2018 at 11:54 am
What Makes a Good Casino
In this article we will try to explain what makes a good online casino and why?
What to look for in a casino that you are just about to try and where the fall pits are so that you don’t end up feeling cheated of your money due to impossible terms and conditions.
We will also explain how the license work in the UK, how bonuses work and why casino rooms give free bonuses without making a penny on it.
What is an Online Casino?
An Online Casino is just as it sounds. It is vegas in your computer… Nah not really but it is as close as you get to play online casino slots or blackjack in the comfort of your home. Online Casino’s started popping up already in the 90’s then you usually had to buy a CD and install the software on your computer before being able to play. CD’s with casino online UK is far gone but there is still a lot of downloadable casino’s left. More and more casinos online moves over to be completely flash based and now even HTML 5 Ready, so that you can enjoy every game and casino in your mobile device.
Just as in a real brick and mortar casino, you will find all possible casino games. Slots, Black Jack, Baccarat, Poker, Sports Betting yes even some Social Games are popping up.
Most popular games online is the videoslots. In the beginning of 2010 slots completely exploded on the European market and new online slots developers have emerged penetrating the business, that was before controlled by the enormous offline brands.
Offline and Online Slots Providers
The big offline providers that has dominated the online business as well have never had the pressure to evolve their product and has rather sticked to what they know. Playtech, Microgaming, NetEnt, WMS, IGT and Ballys are all providers, that are huge in the offline world and makes a sand corn of profit online compared to the offline market. This making the online business develop very slow.
So why has online casino developed so rapidly?
Some key factors why the casino online has developed so rapidly is mostly due to the fact that players have more access to new technology. having an laptop or mobile device is more common than having a microwave. Internet has exploded are you can basically go online anywhere you are. That and together with new Software developers like Netent, iSoftbet, Quickspin and Play n Go that saw an opportunity to evolve the existing games online went in and dominated the markets. There was no longer possible to release crappy casino games and still keep an hefty part of the online casino market share.
The company that has come winning out of this development is NETENT. The Swedish company started already in 1996 doing some software development and algorythms but they did not release their first online slot until 2003. in 2009 they released Boom Brothers which is yet today one of the most played games online. Now years after they hold some of the most sought after titles and coolest games in the online casino business. Both their own titles and big branded titles has been very successful and just to mention a few of them among all good games they have released: Mega Fortune, Starburst, Gonzo’s Quest, Jack and the Beanstalk. And from the branded portfolio that is equally impressive: Dracula, South Park, The Invisible Man, Frankenstein, Scarface and Creature from the Black Lagoon.
In many countries there has not been possible to play casino. Casino has been something that is exclusive and something you do once a year. Now it has become a every day of the week thing. We think that players has gone from buying the lottery tickets or scratch cards in the local store to play casino online and in particular then Videoslots.
In many countries across Europe as well there are no offline casino’s, The country of Sweden for instance, It has three brick and mortar casino’s in the whole country. I played online casino years before stepping my foot into a real casino. I even went to a casino abroad before entering a casino in my own country.