January 30th, 2010
The internet casinos have developed so much and have become so popular all over the world that they form a whole new industry in the Internet. Millions of people have been attracted to the convenience and safety the online casinos offer and preferred them to the real casinos which somehow are in the past today.
The new online industry have grown so much that the internet casinos are separated into three main types. The common among them is that they are all virtual which means that you do not need to leave your home to use them but the difference is the steps you should take before starting to play the game you had chosen.
Web-based casinos are the first type of the virtual casinos in existence. This type of internet casinos does not require any software so as to be played which ease the people. All they need is some plug-ins such as Java or Macromedia which need to support the graphics and sounds of the game. You may even not use these as there are some internet casinos whose gameplay is via plain interface in HTML.
The other type of virtual casinos is called a Download-based casino. What you need to do is to join this virtual casino first and give your personal information (registering). Then you have to download the software of the Company which will allow you to use all games, bonuses and other entertainment services included in the software. You will not have to do anything but just downloading the software since all plug-ins and other implements which support the graphics, sound etc. This is why the Download-based internet casinos run faster then the Web-based ones. However, the installation of the software also takes time. Let’s also not forget about all risks that exist while installing the software- those could be malicious software, viruses and many others. The web-based casinos protect your from all these risks. So, if you would like safety choose a web-based casino but if you appreciate more the fast running- then choose a download-based casino!
And the third kind of virtual casinos is the Live-based casinos. That kind is the one who brings you extremely close to the feeling of a real gambling game. It feels like you are in a real casino but still at your home. The reasons for that are that the live-based casinos let you communicate with other gamblers all over the world. The players can even talk to the dealers at the online tables. It all successfully imitates a real environment in a casino.
Those are the three types of online casinos. It depends fully on your taste and preference which one you are going to join. As you could see each of them has its own advantages and disadvantages. What you should know is that each of these three kinds of virtual casinos are designed in a way which is as safe as possible but do not forget that the safety depends more on the online casino you have chosen than its kind!Post at 3:10 pm UTC by Jerry Whittaker