Is There a No-Download Casino in Your Future?

March 17, 2014

A lot of people are worried about viruses these days - on their person, but more significantly - for purposes of this discussion - on their computers. So they are a bit hesitant to download things if they are not absolutely certain where it is coming from. We would never suggest that an online casino operation would plug a prospective player into something that perilous, but accidents have been known to happen. And besides that, software packages, as are required to play an online casino, are hefty and may take up a lot of room on one's drive.

Well, for those reasons - and a few more - it is indeed fortunate that online casinos have come up with a great solution, which comes in the form of something that doesn't have to be downloaded at all. It is, most appropriately enough, known as a "no-download casino," although there are other terms that can be used to describe it.

Let's see...they can be known as "Flash Casinos" or "Instant Play casinos," and the idea is the same - they can be played without having to make a download. We mean they can be played right through the browser. isn't that kind of cool? We ask that somewhat facetiously, as we realize that most of the people reading this are well aware of no-download casinos, since they are so prevalent these days. You could say they are being established "by popular demand."

When you play in one, you don't have to worry about waiting for the software suite to open up every time you want to play. And you don't have to make a download within a download when you want to play a new game. You just log in and start playing!

Yes, there are some drawbacks. For example, you need to know that when you play a casino that does not require a download you are never going to have access to each and every one of the games that are available in the regular online casino software. There may come a day when that is possible, and we indeed look forward to it, but right now that is just not possible. Microgaming probably produces the no-download casino that is the most robust, and that makes sense, since they produce the greatest number of casino games on an overall basis, and by a wide margin.

What is also important to keep in mind here is that it is conceivable that you can be at a remote location, like someone else's computer, and still be able to log in and play. That certainly brings convenience to a new level, doesn't it?

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