Here’s to the ladies who play online casino games! Yes, that’s right: today is all about celebrating the women that we see around the gambling world online. So many people assume that only men play at online casinos, and that’s simply not true. The offerings are good for women, just as they’re good for men. Besides, on the Internet, nobody can really tell that you’re a dog…right?

Absolutely. The truth is that as much as we like to think otherwise, there are a time and a place to look at having fun for just ourselves. And if there’s any group that really needs to learn that, it’s definitely women. Women have been carrying a heavy burden for hundreds if not thousands of years. We have fond memories of our mothers, grandmothers, sisters, and even aunts and cousins. Family forms the fabric of our society, and no one holds up the family like women do.

Still, a lot of people assume that women don’t want to do all of the same things that men do. While there are some women that aren’t really interested in doing what men do, they still want to have a good time. They still want to let their hair done and do something fun. They still want to feel like someone cares about their need to have a good time.

The casinos are responding by making some women-focused offerings, but in general? The community itself is changing. They’re saying that women are totally okay with them, and the guys want to see more girls getting interested. Hot poker playing women? Bring it on!

But it’s not just about beauty, but brains as well. Strategy games aren’t for the faint hearted. If you’re a woman just getting into poker, watch out — there are plenty of people who won’t go easy on you just because you happen to have a feminine username. They will expect you to play just as hard as they do, if not harder. That’s the real path to success, before anything else.

Where do you really begin when it’s time to focus on you, really? You start by looking at what you want to do. I mentioned strategy games, but that doesn’t mean that you have to go head to head with people if you don’t want. To be quite frank, a woman’s world is already combative enough without this little feature added into the mix.

You have to decide what you like, and then get into a good casino. Some people will argue that a good casino isn’t the point but I disagree. A good casino sets the foundation for an amazing experience. Do we really need to say in 2013 that the casino matters? That not all casinos are created equal? You should be looking for a casino that has rock solid service, because this is the digital age. There are a variety of problems that can come up. If you’re going to just push through, that’s fine. Still, you have to be aware of the road ahead of you at all times.

Giving in to anything that looks good is a recipe for disaster. If you’re keen on doing say, Android gaming, you need to make sure that you get with a casino that is going to offer that with ease.

A word about mobile gaming: be sure that you are indeed playing for real money! We’re not trying to mock the people that play online casino games just for fun, but that’s not really what we’re into. We want to play for real money, and put real money on the line. For us, that’s gambling at its best. If this is not something that you’re comfortable with, don’t play. There are plenty of “just for fun” outlets. Even if you think that you want to transfer over into the real casino world, there’s no problem with this either. You can always play for fun at a casino that offers no deposit action, and then add to your account once you get a taste for the real stuff.

Some women ask me if you can really get money out of the casino. Yes, it’s very true. Did you know that there are actually people that do nothing but play at the online casino as a way to make a living?

There are plenty of opportunity to put a little cash in your pocket. The important thing here is that you learn your limits. You don’t want to just run off the deep end and put honest money into casino play. What I mean by that is that you should never just assume that you’re going to win so you dump money that is designed for other places into the casino. You should never, ever think that you can gamble with rent money, or money earmarked for the utilities. That’s a great way to end up not having anywhere to live at all! Definitely not what I would want for any of you!

Overall, there’s a lot of fun to be had in the online casino world. Sure, you might run into some jerks. Sure, you might have problems with other players. But there are always ways to make sure that you’re having a blast. Why not look into all of this stuff now, while it’s on your mind?

By Maya