January 31st, 2008
By Samantha Williams
Casino gambling can be played whether online or through land-based casino. These two methods offer the same payout schedules, players are given the same chance to win in the different games. However, despite the similarities in the gambling features, these two casino gambling methods differ in some ways. Let’s take a look at how they differ.
Both the land-based casinos and online casinos use different methods of attracting players to come and gamble. Before online casinos came into existence, it is the land-based casinos who have monopolized gamblers but now they have to work doubly hard to compete with online casino gambling. Land-based casinos offer customers many perks like free accommodations, food and drink vouchers, free flights and other perks but these are usually issued to long time players. A gambler has to make an appearance and play for a long time before the land-based casino can consider him to be a regular and be a beneficiary of all the perks.
Online casinos on the other hand dangle attractive offers to lure players to sign-up and play, usually through a credit or bonus system. This is necessary because online casino gamblers would be scared of transferring their money to online casinos via the internet. Stories of online fraud is the chief factor which scares people to just key in their money but with the popularization of online gambling, more and more people are resorting to this method of gambling.
Online casinos usually dangle 100 percent bonuses to players who will sign up. For instance, if a player puts in $400 into a new account, the online casino credits the player with $800. A very impressive and tempting offer indeed. They also offer reload bonuses and other perks that would entice gamblers to sign up for online casino gambling.
Online casinos has been gaining popularity, with over 2,000 online games available they surely beat the land-based casinos effortlessly.
With online casino gambling, you can practice and play to hone your skill efficiently. You can play anytime without bothering to shave or dress up, and you don’t have to worry about traffic hams and parking spaces. You can save traveling time and you can use that time to play online instead. With land-based casinos, players get hands-on experience. You make it an anticipated event. You pick your clothes properly, eat in a nice restaurant and mingle with friends who share your interest in casino gambling. You can consider going to a land-based casino a night out. You can receive your winnings immediately when you go to a land-based casino. It means you can get your money while it is still “hot”, and be spared the waiting time for the money to be delivered when you play online casino.
Anyway, whether you choose online casino gambling over land-based casino gambling, or vice versa, it is a matter of personal choice. As long as you know the basic rules like setting aside a bankroll or budget and sticking to it, and exercising discipline to know when to stop, you can have the best of fun and entertainment in either method of casino gambling.Post at 2:12 pm UTC by Sammy