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How to Gamble Online at Rand Casinos

how to gamble onlineIf you're new to ZAR online gambling, sit back and relax as we take you through the ins and outs of gambling online at top rand online casinos and show you how lucrative, secure, safe, easy and entertaining gambling on the internet is in 2024.

Follow Our Easy Guide to Get Started

So welcome to the dynamic and exciting world of premier South African casinos and rand online gambling action. To get started, simply follow the easy and simple instructions below on rand online casinos and gambling.

Exciting and Dynamic ZAR Online Casinos

The following guide contains everything you need to know about how to gamble online as part of our comprehensive South African Casinos 2016 gambling guide.

Safety and Security at Rand Casinos Online

First things first. If you're unsure as to how safe and secure rand online casinos are, put your mind at rest because the global online gambling industry is worth billions of rand each year and as a result there are a host of strict guidelines, policies and security measures in place to protect you, the player, as well as the online casinos.

Casinos are Licensed and Regulated

Reputable rand online casinos (including all of those featured here on South African Casinos) are licensed and regulated in online gambling-friendly jurisdictions such as Curacao, Alderney, Gibraltar and Khanawake (Canada).

Casinos Publish Payout Percentages

This means they must strictly adhere to their respective jurisdictions laws and policies of operation, and are subject to independent third party audits to ensure that their games are safe, fair and reliable, and match their advertised payout percentages.

Register a New Account in Minutes

To get started, follow these simple steps to sign up for a new real money account and in just a few short minutes you'll be up and gambling at an online casino or mobile casino like an old pro.

1. Sign Up for a New Rand Casino Account

Once you've chosen any of our featured Rand online casinos to play on, follow the link to the casino homepage, and click the 'Register' or 'Sign Up' button to open a new real money account.

Easy to Complete Registration Form

This will take you to form that requires you to fill out your name, date of birth, postal or physical address, email address, telephone number, chosen currency (ZAR), as well as a choose a username and password.

Use the Same Login for Mobile Casinos

Note: You can use the same login details (username and password) to access and play on any and all casinos associated with your chosen South African online casino, including a mobile casino and live casino, if applicable.

Casinos Publish Payout Percentages

Once you have read and agreed to the casino's terms and conditions, you can click the 'Create Account' or similar button and in a few minutes you'll receive an email from the rand casino online confirming the creation of your new real money account.

Verify Your New Casino Account

This verification email will likely also contain a link that you can follow to activate your account using your new username and password.

Download or Instant Play Games

If you have selected an online casino with downloadable and/or instant play Flash games, you can choose which platform you want to use - games you must download, install and intermittently update or games you can play instantly on your internet browser.

Browser Based Games More Popular

While there is little difference in the actual look and feel, quality or features of the games, these days most players opt for quicker, less hassle, more convenient browser-based no download instant play games as opposed to free casino software games.

2. Deposit Money into Your Rand Account

Once your new real money account has been set up and activated, you can deposit funds using any number of safe, secure and trustworthy banking methods. Simply click the 'Banking', 'Cashier' or 'Deposit' button on your online casino's homepage or lobby, and you'll be taking to the payment lobby.

Lots of Rand-Friendly Deposit Options

There you can choose from a list of rand-friendly payment options, including credits cards (Visa and MasterCard), ewallets (Neteller and Skrill), prepaid cards (Ukash and EcoPayz) and electronic fund transfers (EFTs) from your regular bank account.

All Payment Methods 100% Secure

You can rest assured that every online casino payment option is 100% safe and secure, and that all of your transactions are protected by the latest state-of-the-art SSL encryption software and certificates to ensure they go through quickly, efficiently and consistently. All casino funding methods are globally recognised and trusted.

boost Your Funds with a Casino Bonus

Once you've selected your payment option, and entered the amount you want to deposit, you may be asked if you'd like to claim your free welcome bonus. Always read the bonus terms and conditions before you decide. Once you have double-checked your payment amount and clicked the 'Deposit' or 'Pay Now' button, payment should be facilitated in just a few moments.

Up and Playing for Real in Minutes

In just a matter of minutes, proof of your deposit should be automatically emailed or texted to you depending on the method of notification you specified when you signed up for your account. Your online casino account should also reflect your deposited amount (along with your bonus, if you chose to claim one).

4. Start Playing Casino Games and Winning

Now is when the fun really begins. Once logged in to your Rand online casino lobby, with your real money account locked and loaded with funds, it's time to a choose game from those on offer and wait a few moments for it to load, regardless of whether you are playing downloadable or instant play games.

Choose a Coin Size to Suit your Budget

Once your game is open, always remember to check and adjust your coin size before you spin the reels or place a bet.

Many online casino games have the maximum bet as their default bet size, which means you may unwittingly bet R500 per spin instead of your intended R5, and blow through your funds in no time.

Select Games With a Variety of Bet Sizes

Although it is always tempting to dive right in when it comes to South African online casinos, the prudent thing to do is to take a few moments and check out the games thoroughly that you select in terms of their minimum and maximum bets.

In the case of slots whether they have bonus rounds or jackpots, and how many features they have including wilds, expanding wilds, scatters and free spins.

Pick Titles With the Biggest Pay-Outs

When it comes to online casinos, always aim to play games that can give you the biggest 'bang for your buck,' and even more importantly, that fit in with your budget - whether it be a few hundred rand or a few million.

Always bear in mind that just because you gamble a certain amount of money on a particular game that it will pay you out. Casino games don't work that way, with some game being 'hot' and others 'cold.'

Learn to Recognise Hot and Cold Games

By learning to recognise and differentiate between hot games that payout a little frequently or a lot infrequently, and cold games that don't payout much at all, you'll put yourself in line to get on a winning streak.

Don't be afraid to change games frequently if they're not paying, because at some point you're likely to land yourself a decent to excellent payday. And if not, well then you can come back fighting another day.

5. Withdraw Your Rand Casino Winnings

If after a particularly successful South African rand casino session you end up with a real money account bulging at the seams, you may want to cash out your winnings and go on a wild and crazy spending spree.

Click on Cashier to Withdraw Your Winnings

All you have to do is click the 'Banking or 'Cashier' button while logged into your casino, select a withdrawal method and the amount of winnings you want to cash out, and then click 'Withdraw.'

Note that unlike casino deposits, casino withdrawals generally take longer to reflect, in some cases a few days. So when choosing a withdrawal method, always read its terms and conditions to make yourself aware of time issues.

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