5. Getting Around Your Online Casino Software

Every online casino is different. But all our picks for the best places to play real money online casino games have one thing in common - they all make finding your favorite online casino game really easy.

Home Screen

It all starts with the online casino's home screen. Once you log in, you'll see the main online casino home screen. You can think of this as the lobby of a land based online casino. Just like a Vegas casino, you'll find different areas of the casino. There's a table game section. A slots section. The cashier. The loyalty section where you can discover promotions. And more.

In the Spin Palace example, hovering over any of the games sections on the left side of the home screen will give you quick access to the most popular games.

You'll also find a number of popular links at the bottom of the home screen. Depending on the casino you choose, the buttons might be placed in another part of the home screen. And the type of buttons could vary. But at most online casinos, you'll find Games, Promotions, My Account, News, Bank/Cashier, Contact, and Games.

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View All Games

If you're new to the online casino, you might want to explore all the casino games included in the software. Click the Games button to view all of them. At most real money online casinos, the games will be categorized by type. That includes Progressive Jackpots, Slots, Table Games, Video Poker, Tournaments, Multiplayer Games, and more.

Many of the games sections include submenus of additional games. Clicking a game will reveal the additional games inside the submenu.

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Install Individual Games

Even though you've already installed online casino software on your PC, you might need to install an individual casino game. Many online casinos keep their downloadable software light by including just the basics. As you choose to play a casino game for the first time, the software will install the game. This only needs to happen once, so the next time you play, you'll be ready to go.

Installing individual games happens directly in the software, so you won't be interrupted by Microsoft Windows pop-ups. You can think of installing individual games as simply adding a game to the casino floor. Once the table or machine is on the floor, it's there permanently.

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Playing Your Favorite Games

Sitting down to play your favorite online casino games, including slots, video poker, and blackjack, is as simple as double clicking the game you want to play. The game will load and you'll be taken to a real money online casino game that's almost as realistic as the real thing.

To exit a game, just click the Close or Exit button (this varies from online casino to online casino). If you have money in play, you might be asked if you really want to exit the game? Once you leave, your money will be taken with you, so you don't have to worry about collecting your chips. The online casino software keeps track of everything.

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As soon as you leave, you'll be taken back to the casino lobby, where you can discover more games, make a deposit, initiate a withdrawal, and more.

Navigating the online casino software is really easy, no matter which online casino you choose.

If you don't like one of the casinos you've downloaded, try another. Every pick on the Casino.org is free to download, and most of them offer free casino games, so take a look around and find one that works for you before you commit to any one specific site.

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