A trip the casino might be out of the question if we’re talking about land based casinos, but there’s no reason in the world to skip over regular casino play online. Instead of having to drive all the way across your country to play at a casino, why not just stay home? You can play in your pajamas if that’s what you really want to do, and you still get the chance to win big money. When you look at it from those viewpoints, you really can’t go wrong with going online instead of staying to the offline casinos.

Yet a lot of people feel that it’s impossible to really have a good experience online. They might be burned out by previous experiences, or they just want to feel like they’ve honestly made a real difference in their own entertainment. The thing that you need to understand right now is that your experience is what you make of it. Here’s a few things that you might want to do in order to get the most out of your casino.

One, you might want to check to see if you need to switch over to the download app for your casino rather than the no-download option. Some casinos put a lot of their casino games on the download app vs. the Flash site. This is partially due to software issues, but others just want you to download their desktop software so they have more control over your experience.

This is also the case if you’ve only been looking at a casinos’ mobile app vs. their normal desktop stuff. The mobile experience is designed to be fast, but it may not be as complete because of all of the different technologies involved in just getting the mobile app to work. If you’re not going to be on the go much, you might find that the desktop app has the games that you really want to play. Why not take advantage of that?

Let’s move on to the bonuses. You should always be looking of the best casino bonus possible. It’s tempting to think that it doesn’t matter but the truth of the matter is that casino bonuses do indeed make a difference in the type of play that you’re going to receive. If you only focus on getting a few credits here and there for your loyalty, you’re not going to have a good time. You’re going to feel taken advantage of as you see other players getting bigger and better bonuses. Thankfully there are ways to really take your game to the next level.

There are plenty of sites that put out bonus guides to help you really figure out what type of promotions are going on. Just because a site doesn’t have a good promotion going on today doesn’t mean that tomorrow won’t be better. You have to always look around and see what type of special treatment the casinos are going with. And if you’re feeling guilty about being a “bonus hunter”, we have some advice — DON’T!

The bottom line here is that this is something that you have to enjoy for yourself, on your terms. We can’t tell you what to enjoy or what to avoid. Some casinos that we play at are probably ones that offer nothing for you, and vice versa. There’s no shame in going where the bonuses are hot. It’s really all just promotional work anyway, right? Good luck and have fun!

By Maya