Online casinos vs Land casinos 

Michaela Bobulinski

 February 24, 2021

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After the first online casinos appeared in 1996, the gambling industry has boomed and grown in popularity at a phenomenal rate. Gamblers have started questioning which one offers a better experience land or online casinos. The outbreak of Covid-19 has aided in the growth of popularity of online casinos. In this article, both services will be compared and tested on whether the most impressive land-based casinos can compete with the big online casino brands when it comes to game variety.

When it comes to the atmosphere, nothing beats land-based casinos. Every gambler wants to experience at least once the popular Las Vegas casinos. Loud noises, lights, and lots of people everywhere; this is what makes the entire casino experience a lot more interesting and exciting. On the other hand, the very same atmosphere may be negative for someone else. Other players may have lost way too much money or have had a little too much to drink. All these can have a huge impact on the overall casino experience. With online casinos, it is something completely different. There are no sounds or flashing lights, but they are making up for that with impressive graphics and fun themes. Online casinos can be played and enjoyed from the comfort of one’s own home without any distractions. Online casino players do not have to worry about dress codes or dinner reservations. They are able to video-stream against live dealers or other players, without having to worry about distractions that usually occur in traditional land-based casinos. Everything the player needs or wants is there in their own living room. They can take a break whenever they want and play as long as they want, all in familiar surroundings.

Online casinos are also multilingual, you can find one in almost any language. They offer multilingual support; so even if you do not understand English you are able to enjoy the thrill of gambling. With land-based casinos, it is challenging to find staff speaking your own language if it is even a bit exotic. Online casinos also offer 24/7 support. Players can choose the way they want to contact customer service, be it via telephone, fax or live chat, or e-mail. Furthermore at online casinos players are provided with detailed instructions on how to play different games, whereas in land-based casinos they are expected to know the rules if they do not want to embarrass themselves.

What about the earnings? Land-based casinos are known for offering great prizes and wins. This is of course great, but not always worth the trip, as you never know whether a trip to the next casino will bear the same fruitful results. In addition to that, if you are traveling abroad or another city to visit a casino, you have to add any additional costs for transportation, food, and accommodation. Visiting land-based casinos is a nice experience, but is it offering enough earnings? With online casinos, there is a great amount to choose from. Every single one offers different prizes and winnings. Online casinos offer also many different bonuses and promotions to their players, something that land-based casinos rarely do. New players will get various welcome offers and additional free spins, as well as money for recommending the site to friends.

In comparison to land-based casinos, online casinos offer a much greater range of games. In the classic casinos, players will usually find a selection of slot machines and table games, which have a limited number of seats, and sometimes they will have to wait if they want to test their luck. Some players though do not mind the wait, as they enjoy the thrill of being right across their opponents and the dealer. Online casinos on the other hand offer a vast range of games. There is a game for everyone, from slots, table games, to bingo. Each game is superbly designed and developed by the best software providers.

Receiving your earning may take a while at online casinos. Players are also advised to read the fine print before choosing their site. Some casinos will make it extremely difficult to withdraw your winnings, forcing players to give up and just reuse their money on other games. It is also advisable to check whether the online casino charges additional fees for withdrawals. Legit online casinos will of course offer no problems and in few days the player will have his earning in his account. Contrary to land-based casinos, players receive their winnings immediately. On the same topic, transactions at land-based casinos are undoubtedly safe. Before playing at online casinos though, players should check the safety of the site. Does the online casino have a license? Is it using safe software? People always worry about the security of online casinos as they certainly do not want their personal information and banking details to be shared with anyone. There are many ways today to determine if an online casino is reputable. As long as the online casino has a seal of approval, is licensed and regulated, your personal information is kept safe and you can play carefree.

In conclusion, both land-based and online casinos have their own advantages and disadvantages. However, online casinos have a few more pros and are ideal for newcomers to the gaming world. Whether you are sitting at home, having a coffee break, or standing in line, today’s technology allows you to play the most popular and best games anytime on the go. If you long to play with real people in a lively atmosphere, you can simply opt for casinos close by. Online casinos offer all casino games that you can also find in conventional casinos, but also additional bonuses and prizes that unfortunately cannot be found in a land-based casino. Online casinos have certainly managed to create a great environment for their players, and they are constantly improving their security standards and software to provide their customers with a fair, safe, and fun gaming experience. Nothing is perfect in this world and both options are great when you want to have a good time.

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