People are familiar with gambling from the very ancient period. Some people participate in gambling as a form of recreation, while others consider it as an easy way of earning some quick cash. Casino game is one type of gambling which is played traditionally. Online Casinos, also known as internet casinos are the virtual version of traditional casinos. In 1996, the first online casino was opened up and within few years, several casinos follow the first one. The successes of these casinos influenced others to tend to this type of business and now-a-days online casino has become a successful online industry.
It is observed that approximately 27 million websites are the results when the word “casino” is written in the google search box. This substantial volume reflects how many people have involved in the gaming industry and how much popularity it has gained from the virtual gambler. It is thought that one of the main reason of its popularity is that online casinos allow people to play and gamble in the comfort of their own home.
Online casinos can be classified into two groups: web-based and Download Based Online casinos.
There are so many different websites, offering gamblers to play games like Blackjack, Keno, Bingo, poker, Craps, Roulette, Baccarat, and so many without downloading the software to their personal computer. These websites are known as web-Based Online Casinos. Bandwidth is also required for playing sounds, and animations and for graphics because all these are loaded through the web via the plugin.
On the contrary, in the download based online casinos, it is required to download a casino software so the gamblers can play casino games and gamble. The casino software create a connection between the online casino provider and gamblers. So browser support is ignored. Download-based casinos online normally run faster than web based casinos online, because sounds and graphics are included within the software client. As the user have to download from the internet and install the software to their computer, there always having a risk of viruses or spyware. These processes also take some time.
Besides these two, there are also some online casinos those offer “Live gaming”. So the gambler has to choose the suitable match for him.