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Online Casino Games in a Flash

If you’re an online casino operator that wants to see increased numbers of users of Mac computers gambling playing your games, but don’t want to restructure your whole operation and don’t want to have to launch a new website catering exclusively to Mac users, what can you do? It’s quite simple, really: You offer Flash games. Flash games are casino games for which there is no need to download – you can play them whether your computer system is Windows, Mac or even Linux. Online casino games using Flash software use whatever web browser you use courtesy of the Macromedia Flash plug-in.

In the not so distant past, if you were an Apple computer user and wanted to gamble at an online casino, you had to download a “Virtual PC” program which, while emulating the Windows platform, also had the not-so-unique ability to screw up your computer. The reason many online gamblers prefer to use Macs is the operating system’s many protections against viruses and other bugs that make Windows a pain not just to play online casino games with but, to use programs with on their computer in general. Still, the number of PC users outstrip those of Macs, and so Macs have for quite a long time been left out of the loop. Until recently.

A nice thing about online casino games using the Flash plug-in is also the freedom to play them wherever you are. You don’t have to download these online casino games to log in to the online casino and start playing games, nor do you have to be at home to play them either. All that is required is that you have the Macromedia Flash plug-in, and the online casino fun can begin almost right away. So if you’ve got that hankering to play online casino games but have a Mac or what to just play them wherever in the world you happen to be if you travel a lot, check out an online casino that employs Flash and let the fun and wagering begin!

OCA News Editor

Jenny McKinnley is OCA’s financial correspondent. After spending years on the trading floor in both NY and London, she offers insight from the inside out on world financial news and events.