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Sep
21st

Is Online Bingo Safe and Are the Games Honest?

Many people are unsure about the safety of playing online bingo and wonder; is online bingo safe? The quick answer is yes if players stick to bingo sites with an established track record. The amount of time an online bingo site has been in business is a good indicator of the site’s reliability. Unethical operators do not last long in the online bingo business and there have been very few scandals in the online bingo industry. Online bingo is a two billion dollar a year industry and many bingo sites are run by publicly traded companies.

Players should check the security features of any bingo site before registering and making any deposits. All transactions should be encrypted to insure that banking information cannot be obtained by hackers. Thanks to modern technology and software advances online payment processors are more secure than they used to be. Encryption programs have evolved to the point that they are impossible for a hacker or cyber criminal to infiltrate. Players should keep in mind that online bingo sites are doing everything in their power to make sure that players are as safe and secure as possible. They want the business and are well aware that any security breach could easily put them out of business.

Players should always check the licensing jurisdiction where the site is licensed. Most European licensing jurisdictions are safe but there are licensing jurisdictions in the Caribbean that have less than stellar reputations. A quick Google search will reveal all the information any player’s needs to know about the site and licensing jurisdiction.

Many potential players also wonder; is online bingo fixed or rigged? The truth is that the software used by online bingo sites makes it impossible to rig any bingo games. In most licensing jurisdictions bingo sites must submit their software to testing by various regulatory bodies. In addition most bingo operators have all of their game software tested by independent labs. No matter what the outcome of any game the bingo site makes the same amount of money which makes it senseless for any bingo site to rig their bingo games. There is absolutely no reason for any bingo site to cheat and any cheating scandal would sound the death knell for any online bingo site.

Today’s online bingo players can be assured of safe transactions and honest games. Internet gambling laws are strict and are designed to protect players.