November 30th, 2012
By Jerry Whittaker
Thinking of the best online casinos, what springs to mind first? Some might say
the promotions and prizes, while other protest that bonuses must be the best. It
really all depends on the person playing and what is important to them. As far
as we are concerned there are two things that make for the best online casinos,
one is the reputation of the brand overall, and the other is fairness.
Gambling is as old as the hills, no-one really knows when it started, but taking
a bet is a part of all cultures while some nations are gambling mad. The UK is
one of the cultures that love taking a risk for a few bucks and hopefully making
some money. In the majority this nation looks at gambling online or off as a
form of entertainment, especially in the case of online bingo.
They budget for playing these games in the same way as they would budget for
going to the movies or other entertaining pastimes. In China, the residents save
all year long to spend their holidays gambling in Macau, on their favourite game
Baccarat. James Bond 007 also claims baccarat to fame, and might be surprised to
find acres of baccarat tables in the casinos of Macau.
There are many reasons for playing at the best online casinos, and reasons such
as convenience are obvious, but it is also because quite simply; gambling is
inherent in most of us. We love the mystery of chancing our luck, taking risks
and solving puzzles. If we win then so much the better, but playing is not only
about winning. It’s the challenge of seeing if Lady Luck is on our side, and the
excitement of guessing the outcome of random events, especially if we are right.
Earlier on we said that fairness and reputation were vitally important and the
main factors for classifying a casino the ‘best’. The reason for this thinking
is simple, if the casino in question has a good name, then, we know it has been
tried and is now trusted. There are various awards dished out to the best online
casinos too, so the more awards they display, means their credibility has been
tested. All the best of British brands that have recognisable names in the High
Street are online, so, it is easy to choose the best by just sticking to a well-recognised
Here we refer to brands such as Stan James and Victor Chandler for example who
are also powered by the best software in the Biz – this would be Net
Entertainment. Obviously there are a whole slew of great gambling brands in the
UK, and anyone would be safe to play at any of these sites. Check out Betfred,
Bet 365, William Hill, Ladbrokes, Mecca, Gala, and Littlewoods too.