In many ways, when people began using real money for online gambling, it opened a Pandoraís box. While online gambling has many advantages and allows more gamblers globally to access the casino experience, there have been some growing pains. Cheaters and thieves will be drawn to any unregulated, online gaming site, as is the case with anything that is new and unproven. Some people are fearful of using online gambling sites due to rumors of cheating and exploitation. Fake casinos exist as well as game players who cheat, so what can you do to protect yourself?
The best way to play online casinos is to make sure you have taken all the right precautions before you download that software. Security is a major stumbling block for most new players. Most gamblers aren't willing to gamble the integrity of their identities on a quick bet on the horses or a friendly game of poker online. To play safe means a making a few checks on the reputation of the online casino or sports book you plan to use.
NetPlay TV, the leading UK gaming group, was pleased to announce that it has received the coveted GamCare certification for two of its gaming brands.The GamCare certificate is generally awarded to operators who implement the Player Protection Codes of Practice.
The United Kingdom's top problem gambling initiative, GamCare has received raves from the Sports Minister, Gerry Sutcliffe over a new initiative that will take counseling online.
Sutcliffe commented on the online counseling idea and praised GamCare for the very important role it plays in addressing the issue of problem gambling in the UK.
The popular Casino.com online casino site, owned by the Gibraltar based Mansion Limited gaming group, was pleased to announce that it had received the GTS Stamp of approval in 2010.