What makes a good casino?

A good casino needs to provide its players with a sense of fun and excitement, and especially in Europe with a sense of elegance and joie de vivre.


Here’s your top four list of what to look for in a good online casino. This list is by no means definitive, but it’s an essential starting point about what to look for at the more reputable online casinos.

1.       Are they secure?

Most land-based casinos have more security personnel than a presidential candidate. That’s because there’s big money involved, and when people are surrounded by money you never know what might happen. In the online space, ensure that your casino has at 128-bit SSL encryption.

2.       Are their payouts fast?

No point cashing in on a big win only to discover the payouts take longer than a queue at the postal service. Payouts need to be pacey. While many casinos will require documentation before effecting payouts, this is standard practice. In fact, if a casino asks for your details consider it a good sign that they’re alive to what the law demands.

3.       How’s the support?

Most online casinos in particular have support lines that operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Ensure that the casino offers support in your particular language and currency. In the context of European gambling, that means they should at the very least offer curren

Keep an eye out for the eCogra logo
Look out for the eCogra logo

cy options in Pounds or Euros.

4.       Are they audited?

The most reliable casinos are audited by eCOGRA, which means their processes and transaction are subject to external verification.