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23 September 2009 - 12:08pm

Uncertainty about online gambling?

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Online gambling falls into a grey area and I feel this because states in US are having different age limits for gambling. Take Ohio, it is the first state to decrease the age limit from 21 to 18 years, while in other states it is still 21 years. Then the mushrooming of online casinos and the frequent news about fraud behavior is quite scary. So I would like to have opinion from experienced gamblers about how they make sure they selected the right?

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24 September 2009 - 6:16am
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There is a lot more to perceived uncertainty about online gambling than age limits. Strange, almost prohibitionist, legislation in the United States (i.e. it attempts to prevent banks moving money around, but does not make gambling illegal for the individual) and a largely unregulated industry are the major issues at the moment.

Having said that, there are many honestly run online casinos that are perfectly safe to play at. Lets face it, casino games are almost always in the house's favour so intelligent businesses realise that there is no need to defraud their customers if they want long term success.

The best advice I can give is research where you would like to play online before playing - check our casino reviews as you will see our opinion and often the opinions of other players who have played there. Then try out the casino in "free play" mode so you don't have to risk your money until you feel comfortable. We have 250+ casinos listed and we add new casinos frequently, but not before checking them out ourselves. And unlike other sites that shall remain nameless, we are not afraid of telling you when a casino is bad. If you want a good starting point, look at our homepage and try one of the 5 or 6 casinos we list as recommended.

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25 September 2009 - 6:54am
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Rightly said about the advantage that house has over its players. That is why smart businesses are aware that there is no need to dupe their customers if they want long term benefits. People who enter hurriedly into the gambling world without proper information, terms and conditions and various other aspects - ends up being cheated. There is definitely a shortage of platforms providing information about correct places to gamble, legalities etc.

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7 October 2009 - 6:57am
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Even professional gamblers often complain about platforms like not paying out timely and certain other problems. Definitely, correct information sources are must and I would like to have opinions from experienced gamblers out here.

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9 October 2009 - 4:45am
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According to my experience and knowledge shared amongst my peers, I would say look out for legal casinos, as there are many casinos pretending to be real. Don't start playing with real money hurriedly until you are confident enough. Try to participate in discussion groups to share with experienced people, look out for latest articles and reviews about casinos like on this site and stay mentally strong so as to prevent to be an addict.

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26 October 2009 - 1:21am
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Researching and reviewing before making a money deposit towards an online sites is important. It's good to compare notes of at least 3 or more casino forums and reviews. You'll will be able to filter out the bad seeds and find yourself an online site that you can be confident and comfortable with. Recently various online sites have implemented faster payouts ranging from 2 hrs - 48hrs. For the most part, I have found these sites to be good choices and I've become more weary about the other sites that require more than a week or two to process a payment. Also it doesn't hurt to ask questions about certain sites or even for a recommendation or referral.

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14 November 2009 - 6:01pm
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i dont have knowledge about casinos ..but some of friends told simply money spending only like that... << spam link to gamecolony removed >>

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14 November 2009 - 6:41pm
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cutecub00 wrote:

i dont have knowledge about casinos ..but some of friends told simply money spending only like that...

hi cutecub00 - i've played the skill games at gamecolony however i have found that support have been anything but supportive. an funny example of this is when I forgot my password - when i clicked on the link to reset my password i couldn't believe the questions that were required to answer...

1) I had to enter my username and email address - this was normal
2) An email with a link for further instruction was sent - this is still normal
3) I clicked on the link found within the email that was sent - again still normal
4) A new page opned and I was required to answer further security question - was the fact that I received the email that was sent and clicking the link not good enough?
5) Take a look at the questions...( keep in mind this just an everyday skill games site)

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If i can't remember my password - how the heck do they expect me to remember the number of tickets purchased and the date of the latest purchase??? And it wouldn't give me my password without properly filling out all the fields.

And when I contact support and mention that even a bank wouldn't go that far and would have been satisfied with sending a link to my email account, in which i would be the one that has access to it, and a couple of reasonable security questions would have been sufficient...

the reply that was sent to me...,

We pride ourselves in providing equal or better security than a bank.

LOL!

I didn't bother with my password as I didn't need it anymore...besides there are far better skill gaming sites out there such as king, pogo, winners, playandwin...etc

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