Beginners Guide To Playing Online Slots

Updated : 5th of October, 2011

Beginners Guide

If you have never played slots at an online casino then our beginners guide covers everything you need to know to get started playing and winning online. Our beginners guides make it easy to get started and we cover information about playing slots as well as guides to opening a casino account, casino software types, banking options and more.

Quick Start Guide to Online Casinos

If you are looking to get started right away then these are the steps that you will take on the way to playing slots at an online casino.

  • Select a casino
  • Visit the casinos website
  • Download the free software or open the no download casino in your browser.
  • Install the casino on your computer
  • Register an account by entering your details
  • Visit the casinos Cashier section to make a deposit
  • Claim your sign up bonus
  • Select a slot machine from the casinos game menu
  • Select a bet size
  • Press spin to start playing

How to Play Slot Machines

If you have never played a slot machine before then we suggest reading the following articles where you can learn how to play. You can also play Free Slots while you learn.

Choosing an Online Casino

There are lots of factors to consider when it comes to choosing an online casino to play at. Obviously you are going to want a casino with a good range of slots but other factors include software type, payout percentages, comps and bonuses and the country you reside in.

Here at All Online Slots we cover a wide range of information about online casinos so you can easily find a casino that suits you. Check out our Online Casinos section for more information or read our Online Casino Reviews.

Quick Tips for New Players

Once you have selected an online casino we highly recommend doing the following things to ensure that you are fully informed and ready before you start playing.

  • Always read the casino terms and conditions before you play
  • Always read the bonus terms and conditions before you claim a bonus

Downloading and Installing

If you have selected a casino that uses download based software then you will need to download and install the software before you can ply. This is a simple process. Click the Download button on the casinos website to download the software. Once downloaded you double click the installer icon and follow the prompts.

Registering an Account

Once you have the software on your computer you can register an account. When you open the casino you will be prompted to register. Here you need to enter your details including name and address. It is vital that you enter the correct details as these will be used to send you your winnings. Entering false details will result in your account being closed.

Making Deposits and Withdrawals

To play for real money you will need to deposit some money into your casino account. To do this you need to visit the casinos Banking or Cashier section. Here you will be able to select from all of the deposit methods and select an amount to deposit.

The cashier section is also where you withdraw money from your account. Select the withdrawal button and you can then choose how much to withdraw and by which method. In most cases your withdrawl method will be the same as the method you used to deposit with. Other payout options often include check and bank wire.

Security and Identity Verification

As part of the security measures used by online casinos you will have to verify your identity. This involves e-mailing or faxing the casino copies of a photo ID, recent utility bill showing your address and if you used a credit card the front and back of the card. You should block out the middle eight numbers of the card and the CVV number in the images you send the casino. This is enough to verify the card without sending a full image of the card via e-mail.

Getting Help

All of the casinos that we list at All Online Slots offer a range of support options. If you have a question you can e-mail the casino or in most cases call or chat online via Live Chat. You will also find extensive help sections within the software of most online casinos so you can quickly find answers to your questions.

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