Are Tech Savvy Gamblers Really Playing at Online Casinos?
Once you understand the basics of computer programming, it becomes apparent that you can make a computer, or any type of game does exactly what it has been programmed to do.
When it comes to online casinos, the one question that those who regularly play at such sites will get asked by those who have never played at such a site, is why they do so when a casino operator or casino game designer for example could simply design their games to never payout.
That is of course a good question, and there is no doubt in my mind that in the early days of online gambling, way back in the early 1990s, some of the casinos that were available online back in those days were sadly offering rigged games, and players would have no chance of winning whatsoever when playing at those casinos.
However, times have changed and in this article, I am going to be looking at what steps Governments, Licensing Authorities and Gambling Commissions have made over the last few years so that we are now at the point in time whereby anyone who does gamble at an online casino is guaranteed access to fair and random games.
Trust is the most important aspect of gambling online and knowing that there are casinos like these that have gone over and above what is expected of them to ensure players get access to games they can trust is good to know.
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Third-Party Casino Game Verification Companies
You are of course going to be able to play online casino games much faster than you could ever play casino games in a land-based casino.
As such when for example you are playing Blackjack or Roulette at speed, you will experience rapid losing sessions from time to time, and that often does leave players feeling something is not quite right with the games that they have just played and have lost when playing.
Casino operators know that is something that many players are going to experience, and as such to ensure players are given the peace of mind that it was simply a case of bad luck they lost and not by them playing rigged games, all casino games offered by casinos that are licensed and regulated must have had their games independently certified as fair and random before they launched them.
Third party game verification companies will put each game through millions of game cycles to ensure they operate as designed and that the pay-outs they offer are being achieved.
Any game that does not perform as designed and as advertised is never going to be certified and as such will never make it online.
Audited RNG’s and Payout Percentage Audits
Believe it or not, it is now possible to look into the way that Random Number Generators have been designed and gain an understanding of whether the outcome of such devices, when utilized to control the outcome of online casino games are fair and operate as expected.
Many of the Gambling Commissions that issue gambling licenses to country-specific casino sites have clauses in their rules and regulations which stipulate that the RNGs in use at sites they license and regulate are regularly audited to ensure the outcome of each game is fair and random.
Not only that but a growing number of online and mobile casino sites and apps have commissioned auditing firms to compile monthly payout percentage certificates for their sites/apps.
As such do not be too surprised to come across certifies each month when gambling online on which you will find the exact payout percentages that each individual game or game category achieved by way of their payout percentages the previous month.
That does, of course, add another level of trust to players, knowing that the game they are playing which are advertised as having high RTP’s and low house edges are indeed achieving those paybacks month after month.
If you come across any unlicensed and unregulated casinos, then that should raise an alarm with you, as you are never going to be guaranteed of accessing fair and certified random games at such sites and should avoid playing at them.