If you mention the word 'gambling' to some people you may be shot a disapproving look, yet in 2016 this is probably less likely than ever before. As the online casino market continues to boom, our TVs are inundated with bingo adverts, our friends place weekly football accumulators and spinning a slot or two on your way to work is a socially accepted activity. So what's changed since the times where gambling was frowned upon and how has the mobile casino market influenced this shift in attitudes? Today we're taking a look at the reasons why gambling is more accessible than ever before, and how this has shaped public opinion towards the activity.
It can sometimes be hard to bring up your love for slots or enthusiasm for online poker to your mates. There's a stigma to gambling which keeps it a little hushed up in normal conversations. Chances are, you've often wanted to tell your friends about a new slot game or big win, but felt like playing online is a little taboo and so kept your mouth shut. It shouldn't be like this, as for a start you're having fun so why not share that with your friends? Would you be so reluctant to share news that you'd won the lottery with them - we think not! Online casinos are all about enjoyment and if you can't share that with your friends then you're missing half the experience! Read on to find out the best ways to embrace yo
Back in July, NetEnt released their When Pigs Fly slot, and the game's unique and original theme brought it tons of praise. It's proved to be very popular and, although the two games are very different in style, it begs the question, are Play'n Go trying to cash in on NetEnt's success? Or is it all just coincidence? We're looking at the similarities (and differences) between the two titles to decide if Flying Pigs is a rip off, or the real deal.
With the iPhone 7 being released, we thought it would be a good time to talk about how great the iPhone has been for playing at mobile casinos. This is what we like to call the iPhone mobile casino experience. Not only is the iPhone sleek, fully customize-able and used by a lot of people but its 4G optimization and storage fits perfectly within the confines of one who likes to gamble online.
We've all gone through this every once in a while. Whether it's playing online games in general or mobile gambling specifically, sometimes we feel as if it doesn't excite us anymore. You go through a period which can last as long as a day or several weeks (or even several years depending how unlucky you are) where opening your favourite mobile casino doesn't inspire any enthusiasm or get your adrenaline pumping. There are usually several causes for this. Usually it's because the player goes quite a while without winning anything big. But ultimately it's best if you avoid this mobile gambling fatigue in the first place by taking on these five top tips.
It sounds scary but pay by phone depositing (also known as mobile depositing) is taking over the industry. Not only is paying by phone an incredibly simple process that gives easy access to all players, it is universal and happens so quick you barely notice the time pass. Some players, understandably, might be a little apprehensive towards pay by phone depositing as the idea of dishing out money via your mobile does seem a little... well, insecure.
Net Entertainment (or NetEnt for short) is the Swedish company that's responsible for the development of some top-tier mobile slots throughout the years, some examples of which include Khoi Princess and Guns 'N Roses. Its stylish graphics and innovative theme designs have made some iconic games which have instantly become classics. We have a fair few of their best games in our gaming library here at GoWin.
Everyone has a favourite slot game. It could be the one with the cute animals, or the one with the big wins. Maybe it's the first slot you played, or the one that always makes you feel lucky. Whatever your reasons, we bet that we can figure out what you're like based on your favourite game. We look at some of the most popular slots around, and what they say about you!
Have you been thinking it’s a little weird that you hadn’t heard of a new game from Probability PLC in ages? One of the most prolific and popular mobile slots software developers just one day seemed to disappear off the map. Well, it’s been 2 years actually, and there’s good reason for it – if you weren’t paying attention at the time, you may have missed that Probability PLC was actually swallowed up in a merger with gaming giant GTECh, which in turn was then in turn swallowed in a merger with IGT.
Progressive jackpot slots can promise life-changing amounts of money from one single spin. But if you did win big, how would you spend it? Flash cars, jet-setting holidays? The world's your oyster - but the statistics from previous winners could surprise you!