Casino Tips and Tricks | Useful tips for online casino and slots players

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The casino tips and tricks on this page are going to come in various different flavours. We have a number of very general but useful tips for the beginner casino player, some little casino tricks you can try out yourselves which are perfectly legitimate but little known or perhaps too obvious to even be considered by most. We also have a good number of online casino tips which we hope will help you have a more pleasant journey or even help you to avoid very common pitfalls.

For the more experienced or advanced online casino player we have a number of very in depth articles looking into the background, the mathematics and even long session recordings and statistical analysis.

As always, if there’s something you want us to investigate then we are more than happy to put in the hours for you because in all likelihood it will be fascinating for us too!

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Cashing out without verifying (mainland Europe online casino players)?

You may think that it is impossible to withdraw from an online casino without providing them with the KYC documents they usually require. This is true for most online casinos for European players and for all casinos for most other countries. However… it is not always the case. Now the […]

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18 simple rules for online casino players

We have talked about a lot of things in our articles so we decided to summarise the key bits into one easy to read overview. And we are even busy making videos as well, just because it is fun! There are a lot of things you can do to help […]

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Beware of the latest “screw you” casino bonus term!

I keep writing about it and I cannot stress it enough that you always, always, ALWAYS have to read the bonus terms and conditions. Recently another little clause has started becoming more and more popular at online casinos. A bonus term that sadly has been invented because of a growing […]

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Slots: Do the maths!

Slots: Do the maths (part 1) It is important when waiting for big wins to know exactly how big your win could actually be. Many players make the mistake that when they hit a losing run and lose quite a bit of balance, they chase far too quickly and too […]

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Bonus wagering requirements

Wagering requirements / Play-through requirements If you take any casino bonus at any casino you are likely to come across the term “Wagering requirements” or “Play-through requirements”. These are perfectly normal and are there to protect the casino from people simply opening an account, depositing and immediately withdrawing their deposit […]

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Maximise your free spins no deposit bonus

How to make the most out of your free spins no deposit casino bonuses: When you sign up with some casinos your account will be credited with no deposit free spins or when you make your first deposit you may be awarded free spins alongside your deposit bonuses. Often you […]

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How online casino slot software works

We are splitting this article into two parts. In this first part we are going to listen to the casino and then get all technical. In part two we are going to try and get you to visualise how the casino software really works. Having a real practical visualisation should […]

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Before you make a deposit

Before you deposit to an online gambling site Once you have joined a respectable and trusted online slots casino it is common practice to make a deposit straight away and get on with the gambling. Verify your details before depositing We recommend though that you take one more step first. […]

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Registering, eWallet and Flushing

Here are a few simple hints and tips that can make your online casino experience a little easier and less frustrating. Registering your online casino account When creating an account on an online casino all you will (initially) usually need to do is fill in your info. It goes without […]

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Always read the Terms and Conditions!

When signing up to an online slots casino… Always read the Terms and Conditions!!! We are going to mention this a few times in various articles. but we thought it so important it gets its own separate mention. Always read the Terms and Conditions!!! It is so crucial you know […]

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Casino spam (What to expect)

Whenever you sign up with an online casino you need to make sure that you check or uncheck the boxes relevant to how much contact you want from the casino. They will usually send you emails and text messages which you can opt out of. It is vital that you […]

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RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury)

It might not be the most obvious subject to be dealing with in a slots guide website but it is something that you should definitely keep in mind when playing online slots. Repeatedly clicking the start/stop button hundreds or thousands of times a day, sometimes with a bad posture or […]

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If something seems to good to be true…

I was idly browsing the internet the other day and remembered that recently a big marketing firm just bought an online casino review sites for tens of millions (believe it or not this seems to happen quite often with big firms buying up portals all the time)! So I thought […]

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Breaking The Rules

Online casinos have been offering casino bonuses ever since their inception. Back at the start these bonuses were much lower in value but much simpler to understand and much less strict in their terms and conditions. Alas some players cottoned on to systems that enabled them to “abuse” the casino […]

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Slot Variance & Slot Volatility

Slot volatility (a.k.a. slot variance) knowledge is an important tool in a professional slot players arsenal but it can be very useful for the casual player as well. We shall try and explain the concept in very basic terms: A highly volatile slot is one which generally can play hundreds […]

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How you beat the casino or how the casino beats you?

This article is going to be dealing mainly with land based casinos rather than online casinos. But we hope you find it interesting nonetheless. There are certain tips and tricks you can use to give yourself a small boost over the house edge, whilst there are in turn many established […]

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Is there a magic number for winning on slots?

Slot players are always on the look out for the magic formula to guarantee winnings. This is of course impossible because of the very nature of the random number generator. However there are still little things that can help us improve our chances. The first of course is to play […]

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Progressive jackpot strategy

Professional online slot players have a number of strategies they employ to give themselves the best chance possible of bringing home the bacon. The 1 penny / 1 cent progressive jackpot strategy: Whilst the casinos and the slot machine designers will tell you that you have a higher chance of […]

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Advanced Autoplay Functions

The auto play function is not only used to save your hands from getting repetitive strain injury but it can also sometime be used to determine your strategy or to keep tabs on how your session is going without you having to manually work things out. Let us take the […]

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Talk to the online casino staff

Here’s a top little tip straight out of left field… Talk to your casino manager. Talk to the support staff. See if you can’t get yourself manually boosted up the VIP ladder a bit. If you have had a particularly bad run of luck, have a chat with the casino […]

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When is a win not a win?

or “How online slot casino software works (part 3)” The title of this article “When is a win not a win?” is not a pun from a cheap Christmas cracker, but a phrase leading in to a few simple pointers to help you keep your focus. Online slot oddities 1) […]

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Dormancy-Inactivity Fee

A lot of online casinos include a fee of some sort for inactive accounts. Here is an email we received explaining one such fee: I am contacting you on behalf of the Support Department at “Casino”, with regards to your account. Please be advised that in 28 days your account […]

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How to verify your online casino account quickly

There’s nothing worse than winning a large amount of cash at an online casino only to have to wait days or weeks before you get cashed out. Actually there is one thing worse…. getting itchy feet and twitchy fingers during this waiting period, cancelling your withdrawal and losing all your […]

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Always keep a pen and paper handy

I think this is probably the very first tip I ever wrote for Slots Guide back when I started this site out. It still applies two years later: A professional online slot player will always have a pen and a notebook handy. Keeping track of wins and losses is crucial […]

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Dishonest Affiliates

We have already mentioned that unfortunately the greater majority of online slot casino portal websites and blogs should not be trusted (this is also true for online poker casino portals, online bookmaker portals, etc, etc). But don’t take our word for it, always do your own research before trying out […]

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5 Secrets Casinos Don’t Want You To Know

Who doesn’t want to get keys of the gate of their fate? Everyone wants to become a millionaire in a single night. And to complete their wishes, they gear up towards the glittery world of casino. Well, every casino player doesn’t come just for money, some of them come for […]