Facts and myths about Online gambling

Online Gambling Myths

Then you want to bet online, but you have some reservations. Or have you tried it and still have questions? I will break down all the most important questions, whether they are facts or myths, in just a second. But first, let’s remember the points behind why we love it in the first place. First, there is the convenience. If you are in the mood to play and are not looking for a casino for all the entertainment and food and the fuss that comes with the land-based casinos, then your online option is. You avoid travel costs for one, which is money that you can reinvest at the tables for more fun. You can also save money on all the food and beverages you will eventually pay, even if you receive gifts.

You can feel more comfortable at home and play according to your terms. Also, you can take advantage of some of the excellent online casino deposit promotions (all have them), such as 100% deposit bonuses! Then there is also the fact that you do not need to worry about waiting for a seat in your favorite online game or being crowded or dealing with unpleasant personalities.

OK, then recognize some or all of the facts and reasons why you want to play online. But you have some concerns. Let’s take a look at some of the most common and see what a fact or myth is or doesn’t matter.

Myth #1: Online Gambling is rigged!

You think online casinos or poker rooms are manipulated to make you lose. This is as much a fact as a myth! Some software behind some of the games you can find online try to reduce the number of hot streaks and larger payments they can sometimes produce. But even online casinos are highly regulated and have to pay to lose their licenses! Therefore, there are many times throughout each day when every online casino game will pay in abundance. It does not mean that the progressive jackpot is going down that day, but there may be a marked difference in the number of earnings it collects. It is important to know that these stripes are indiscriminate, so while you may not like to catch a cold table, you will get the benefits of a hot one. And really, is this different from playing in a real casino? Call the fact of manipulation or fiction, but I say it doesn’t matter anyway.

Myth #2: Online Slots are the most popular games

One point worth noting is that online slots are not only the most popular online game, but the data shows that online slots also have the most consistent and highest payouts. Of course, the occasional board game will hit for a large sum, but we recommend staying away from online table games and focusing on the slot machines.

Myth #3: Online Casino Sites are not safe

All online sites are perfectly safe to play. In fact, there are a lot of sites (most of which do not last a week) where you should not deposit money. However, there are generally always excellent notices and any site that appears as a safe destination in a leading online casino guide will direct you in the right direction, whether you are looking for an online casino, a poker room or a sports betting house. See an online casino guide for a list of blacklisted casino sites. However, don’t get nervous. Again, most of the sites reviewed by a reputable online casino guide will guide you correctly, and most offer excellent customer service and live chats.

Myth #4: Online Gambling is illegal

I can’t bet online where I live. Probably not true. Almost the only English-speaking country that has laws against online casino gambling and enforces these laws is the United States. But still, there are many online casinos that accept money from American players. In addition, the market is starting to open up – for example in New Jersey. The only barrier is that US banks are not supposed to. Respect transactions (such as credit card payments) that involve online casinos, but casinos easily bypass some generic services such as media or telecommunications in the description, and everything is transparent to you.

Gregory Desh

Gregory Desh

Greg attended multiple tournaments – both on- and offline. His favorite moment of all time was the participation at the World Series of Poker in 2017, 2018 and 2019. Even though he is not a pro he can write some decent texts about strategy, news and so on.