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May 7, 2015 - It is nothing short of astonishing how much the internet has changed lives of so many in just a few short decades.

It has opened up a world of possibility for billions of people around the world, regardless of their social or financial status, and has spawned whole new set of industries, the SA online gambling industry being a prime example.

The ability for people to play their favourite casino games from the comfort, privacy and convenience of their own homes has driven gamblers in their millions around the world to internet or online casinos, including many from right here in South Africa.

Online Casino Gambling is Easy

In fact, South Africans have embraced the 'new era' in gambling in a big way, which is why there are so many safe and reputable rand online casinos to choose from.

This is not to say that all South African gamblers have made the change from land casinos to online casinos, but many have, no doubt because getting started couldn't be easier.

All you need to play at the best rand online casinos is a relatively new PC, laptop or Mac, a fast internet connection and the means to fund your online casino account.

You must, of course, also be over the age of 18 - the legal gambling age in South Africa.

Top 10 Rand Online Casinos Featured

With the basics in the bag, you need to pick and choose from the best online casinos South Africa has to offer. This is where South African Casinos comes in.

Our tenacious team of intrepid rand gambling gurus and fundis have scoured the interweb to find, review and - most importantly - recommend, 10 of the best ZAR online casinos so you don't have to.

To put it another way, we've done all the work in finding the 'gold nuggets' of the rand gambling world, and presented them to you on a sterling silver platter.

All you have to do is decide which ones appeal to the most, click on them, and sign up.

Recognising the Best Rand Casinos

At this point you may be curious as to what kind of criteria we use to determine what makes a rand casino a 'best rand casino'. The way we do this is by using the criteria below to 'separate the chaff from the wheat':

  • We research every parent company that owns and operates a South African online casino to determine whether it is trustworthy and reputable, as opposed to 'fly by night' and risky, and thus unsuitable for this site.
  • We ensure that every rand online casino we endorse is licensed and regulated at a globally recognised and reputable online gambling jurisdiction, and that it is regularly audited by a sound 3rd party auditing firm.
  • We make sure all online casinos featured offers ZAR as a currency, because if online casinos do not 100% accommodate and welcome players from South Africa, you will not find them anywhere near our website.
  • We check the online gambling software (the actual games) used by an online casino is well-known, with a large and varied game selection, is stable and secure, is graphically rich and has big payouts and jackpots.
  • We look at every online casino's list of payment options to ensure they can accommodate South Africans by allowing them to easily and painlessly make deposits and withdrawals to and from their casino account.
  • We seek out only South African internet casino sites that offer generous welcome and sign up bonuses, as well as run generous daily, weekly and monthly promotions, and in some cases, regular slot tournaments.

Signing Up at a Rand Online Casino

Now you know how we've selected 10 online casinos South Africans love to play and win on, your next question (if you're new to rand online casinos) is probably how to join a South African casino online.

This is where the fun starts, because once you've decided which online casino you're going to win a fortune at, click its corresponding 'Casino' or 'Play Now' button and you'll be transported instantly to its homepage.

There, look for the 'Download Now' / 'Free Download' button and click it to download the casino's free software. Or, click Instant Play games if you'd prefer to play games from your browser.

Head Over to the Cashier

Whichever option you choose, you'll be required to fill out a few personal details and in no time at all your new real money account will be activated.

Then, using your new username and password, log into the casino and head over to the games lobby. Before you get lost in the exciting process of picking and choosing games from the multitudes available, visit the casino 'Cashier' so that you can make a deposit.

As a first time depositor, you'll be given the option to claim a welcome bonus with your first deposit. Claiming rand casino bonuses is a smart and easy way to increase your funds 'on the house.'

Choose a Payment Method

Next, you'll need to choose one of the safe and secure payment methods on offer to make your initial deposit (on which your free welcome bonus will be based).

You'll see Visa and MasterCard credit cards are available, which are generally accepted as the fastest, easiest and most convenient of all South African online casino banking options.

However, you can also make use of an electronic funds transfer (EFT) from your bank account, or make payment using an eWallet such as Neteller or Skrill.

But whatever your chosen method, rest assured each and every transaction is secure and discreet.

Start Playing and Winning in Rand

As soon as your playing funds have cleared, click on any game in the casino lobby, and it will take a moment to load onto your browser if you've selected Instant Play, or it will open almost immediately if you opted for Downloadable games.

Once your game is open, select a coin or chip size to suit your pocket and your level of confidence and get winning. If you're unsure of the rules of a particular game, check out our rand casino game rules page, and once you're sufficiently 'brushed up', get back to your casino and show that game who's boss.

Welcome to online casinos South Africa style!

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