An online casino should have your safety as their number 1 priority. Since the Gambling Act of 2005 was passed by the UK Parliament, your personal safety has become enshrined in law and it is the duty of every online casino operator to uphold this legal requirement. There are 2 main areas of concern that should be focused on, the safety of your personal information, including banking information, and your own personal safety in terms of how much money and time you spend at the casino.
First of all, the safety of your personal information and banking details. As of 2010, there were over 850 online casinos operating on the internet. Some names you recognise, like William Hill. Should you be wary of an online casino you’ve never heard of? Perhaps. While it makes sense to trust an internet casino with a brand name that has been operating on the high street for many years, there are other features to look for as well. Is your choice a secure casino, with mechanisms in line for your safety? Knowing you are playing with a company with a long and valued history is the first step in feeling secure. And since you are playing over the web, you will want to be sure that your gaming company uses the most sophisticated data encryption to protect your details. Online Casinos are regulated in the United Kingdom, and that means, at least at the reputable casinos, you will be treated fairly in terms of your finances and personal details.
Then there is your own personal safety. Gambling online can be a fun, exciting and relatively harmless experience. Indeed, it is estimated that 70% of the UK population take part in some form of gambling activity. For some, however, it can be a problem. Responsible gaming operators online give every player the help, support and tools to manage their personal circumstances. These services are now built into the fabric of William Hill Vegas and, indeed, all William Hill Casino operations. So, for example, you can set daily, weekly and monthly deposit limits. These limits, set in advance, help players keep a level head and stop players from losing control. For added security for families where there are children, William Hill Vegas recommends downloading a mechanism for parental control, ensuring that minors do not get access to gaming sites.
These methods are all put in place to allow you to have an enjoyable experience when you play online casino games whilst keeping safe at the same time. Each type of player is different, some like to play for high stakes, others for small wagers, some slot machine games, some Roulette, but each one should be given all the tools necessary to manage their own personal circumstances. At the bottom of every main William Hill Vegas page, for example, there is a link to Responsible Gambling controls. This link will provide you with information should you be concerned about yourself or another person. We hope you will decide to play at William Hill Vegas, but whether you choose to make us your HOME of betting or not, we hope your gaming experience will be a happy, safe and secure one.