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At Top 5 Casino Sites we have a dedicated team of reviewers and researchers all committed to sharing their deep knowledge of the world of online gambling. Not only do we trawl the web looking for the best online casinos, we also take a deeper look at the various games on offer. Our aim is to create the ultimate resource for all of your online gaming needs by bringing you regular articles, explanations, guides and strategies for all your favourite games, from online roulette to slots.

New Online Slots of the Month – December & January

Brett Lewis | | 13 Likes | 0 Comments
The New Year looks like it’s going to bring some exciting online slots and December’s releases look very enticing, with some great games from NetEnt, Betsafe and other big game developers. Let’s take a look at some of the best slot games...
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What are Progressive Slots?

Peter Grey | | 381 Likes | 0 Comments
Progressive Jackpots have the reputation of being the most profitable type of casino slots, both for the house and for players, due to their appealing jackpots which can often reach life-changing sums. Have you ever had a dream of walking into a...
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New Slots of the Month – November & December

Peter Grey | | 36 Likes | 0 Comments
A new month brings new and exciting slot games that we just can’t wait to spin. Before the influx of festive treats, come November’s releases that look very rewarding and entertaining. NetEnt and Microgaming have both produced some fine pieces...
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New Slots of the Month – October/November

Brett Lewis | | 45 Likes | 0 Comments
Welcome to our regular monthly roundup of the latest video slot releases. November bring the Halloween holidays, so it’s no surprise to see the usual staggering horde of spooky horror-themed releases. As always, there are plenty of new slots to...
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5 Online Blackjack Mistakes to Avoid

Peter Grey | | 57 Likes | 0 Comments
Almost every casino site will have online blackjack on offer. Many will even have multiple versions of the game, including live dealer blackjack. After all, it's one of the most popular games among British gamblers because it’s easy to understand,...
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New Slots of the Month – September

Joe Townsend | | 57 Likes | 0 Comments
Another month brings another batch of great slots. The big game providers are churning out new slots with fresh new themes to bring more excitement to casino play. There’s been some big releases from the major software developers over the past...
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New Online Slots of the Month – August/September

Brett Lewis | | 56 Likes | 0 Comments
A new batch of exciting slots is hitting online casinos, and who can resist a fresh slot game? The big developers are all competing against each other to bring us the more exciting games. With new movies, new technologies, new ideas and new...
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New Online Slots of the Month – July

Brett Lewis | | 70 Likes | 0 Comments
With so many casino game developers competing for the next big thing, the world of online casino entertainment is never short of great new slot entertainment. With the release of blockbuster movie tie-ins, new ideas and improvements in technology...
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Spotting an Online Casino Bonus Scam

Joe Townsend | | 87 Likes | 0 Comments
Playing at online casinos is a lot of fun, and it can be rewarding too, which is why casino sites are such big business. But that doesn’t mean that playing your favourite games online is totally risk-free....
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The Ultimate Guide to IGT Gaming Casino Games

Joe Townsend | | 87 Likes | 0 Comments
IGT stand as one of the most famous names in the online casino industry. IGT (International Game Technology) specialises in the design and development of online casino games....
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Online Casino VIP & Loyalty Schemes – Are They Worth It?

Peter Grey | | 92 Likes | 0 Comments
The online casino industry is booming and only looks like growing even further. With so much fierce competition, online casinos are offering generous VIP and loyalty schemes to keep their players happy and ensure a longstanding relationship with the...
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The Ultimate Guide to NetEnt Casino Games

Brett Lewis | | 150 Likes | 0 Comments
NetEnt are one of the leading software providers in premium online casino gaming. Formally known as Net Entertainment, NetEnt have been offering their services for more than 20 years (hitting the scene in 1996), and they’ve delivered a...
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Live Casino Face-off: Betfair vs. Paddy Power vs. Grosvenor

Brett Lewis | | 118 Likes | 0 Comments
The beauty of online casinos is just how easy it is to open a browser, log in, and start playing your favourite table games in a matter of seconds. Live casino games give you all the convenience of online gambling with the glamour and excitement of...
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The Ultimate Guide to Playtech Casino Games

Joe Townsend | | 126 Likes | 0 Comments
Playtech is widely considered to be one of the best software providers in the world of online gaming. They have been around since 1999 and have since grown to be one of the biggest and most respected casino gaming platforms available. In a market...
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How to Play Baccarat

Brett Lewis | | 181 Likes | 0 Comments
Baccarat (also known as Punto Banco) is one of the oldest casino games in the world. It may seem like a serious and glamorous game (after all, it is a favourite of superspy James Bond) but Baccarat is about as simple as casino games get....
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New Trends in Online Casino Gaming 2016

Peter Grey | | 211 Likes | 0 Comments
Online casinos give everyone the chance to place a wager wherever and whenever they like. The great online casino rush may be over but there’s plenty of room for more online gaming entertainment. With so many options, the pressure is on casino...
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How to Play Video Poker Online

Joe Townsend | | 171 Likes | 0 Comments
Online video poker is not the most popular casino game in the world but it’s one of the most enjoyable. These machines are offered on most casino sites but players are usually more interested in player real poker against real...
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The Newest and Best Slots of 2016 (So Far…)

Peter Grey | | 259 Likes | 0 Comments
2015 was a great year for online slots. We saw the release of Ariana, Hot as Hades, Bridesmaids and Spiñata Grande. Well, now it’s 2016 and we have plenty of great slots to look forward to. It’s still early in the year but there are some big...
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Why Smart Players Choose French Roulette

Brett Lewis | | 256 Likes | 0 Comments
Roulette is the most famous casino table game out there - players place their bets on numbers, colours, odd or even and watch in excitement as the ball bounces around the spinning wheel, hoping it will land on their lucky number. This game has many...
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4 Online Casino Mistakes Made by Novice Players

Peter Grey | | 231 Likes | 0 Comments
The more you play online casino games, the more you’ll notice certain trends. You could be hitting big wins one minute and taking big hits the next. That’s sometimes unavoidable, but there are some key online casino mistakes that can leave...
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Why Everybody is Chasing the Rainbow Riches Bonus

Sally Burns | | 144 Likes | 0 Comments
Rainbow Riches is a 5-reel, 20 pay-line slot from developers Barcrest Games that has become a sensation among online slots enthusiasts. This leprechaun-themed slot was one of the first £500 jackpot slots released online in the UK, and can be...
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A Beginner’s Guide to Online Slots

Peter Grey | | 237 Likes | 0 Comments
If you are a newbie to online casinos, you may think that all slot machines are the same. Flashing lights and funny looking symbols, a coin slot and a handle, what more is there to it? Although they look similar, you should know that not all slot...
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The Truth About Casino Payout Percentages

Joe Townsend | | 276 Likes | 0 Comments
When you enjoy your casino gaming online you often see a payout percentage in the region of 97% (at reputable casino sites anyway), but what exactly does this percentage mean? If you are a serious gamer then you probably want to seek out the casino...
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Choosing a Seat at the Blackjack Table

Brett Lewis | | 269 Likes | 0 Comments
Blackjack is the most famous of all casino card games. It's the game that offers the best chance of winning, its low house edge and proven strategies bringing all kinds of optimistic casino goers to the blackjack table hoping to take the house down....
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The Newest and Best Slots of 2015

Peter Grey | | 295 Likes | 0 Comments
This year has seen the release of some of the most enjoyable slots out there. Different casinos use different software providers which will affect which slots games are on offer. Microgaming continues to impress with the likes; Ariana, Hot as Hades...
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Online Casino Deposit and Withdrawal Methods

Joe Townsend | | 316 Likes | 0 Comments
With so many gambling sites available on the web today, it's not hard to sign up and get your deposit down, ready to hit the action. Most respected online casinos offer all forms of online payment. Many casino sites utilise state-of-the-art...
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Regulatory Bodies Making Online Casinos a safer place

Brett Lewis | | 364 Likes | 0 Comments
You’ve done your research, and you’re now ready to play your favourite game of roulette, slots, or blackjack online. That means you’ll be playing with real money, and perhaps not an insignificant amount. But how do you know you can trust...
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The Variety of Online Casino Bonuses

Brett Lewis | | 418 Likes | 0 Comments
We all know that online casinos have a house edge in wagering. However, if you know how to make the most of the bonuses they offer, you can turn things to your advantage, and even make some money out of it. In order to know your way through gambling...
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Casino Roulette – What’s Your Game?

Sally Burns | | 386 Likes | 0 Comments
Roulette is the most well-known casino table game in the world. It draws millions of players to both online and offline casinos daily. Much like other casino games, roulette has many variations, and the house edge will differ depending on the...
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5 Steps to Getting Started with Online Gambling

Sally Burns | | 153 Likes | 0 Comments
Playing at online casinos has become ever more popular, and with the advances in graphics and gameplay there are more and more games to discover at each online casino. Before settling in and enjoying these games from the comfort of your own home,...
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eWallets: What are they and how safe are they?

Brett Lewis | | 360 Likes | 0 Comments
Once you found the right online casino and are ready to try your luck, you will certainly hit the cashier page to find out more details about how to deposit money and start playing. If you are new to online gambling, you might be surprised to find...
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All you need to know about casino software

Joe Townsend | | 407 Likes | 0 Comments
The software a casino is operating on is a major factor players should consider before making the decision to register and deposit money on the respective site. An often overseen aspect, casino software is responsible not only for the graphic’s...
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5 Steps to Picking the Best Casino Site Welcome Bonus

Joe Townsend | | 126 Likes | 0 Comments
Many casinos will offer you free money in order to play at their casino. This is a great way to get the feel of the casino without investing too much of your money. Here are 5 considerations to bear in mind....
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FAQ

What Are Online Casino Bonuses?

Online casino bonuses are a form of incentivising people either to try their services or to continue using them. There are different types of online casino bonuses,... Read More

How Do I Register at an Online Casino?

Most online casinos have a fairly easy to go through sign up process. You are generally required to fill in a pop-up form with simple details like your name and email... Read More

Are Online Casinos Safe?

Despite the general misconception, online casinos are usually operated by outstanding corporations, which guarantee gamblers the security of their personal and financial... Read More

What is Wagering?

Wagering is the term used on gambling sites to refer to bets placed by players on the outcome of a game. Some online casinos have a wagering or playthrough requirement,... Read More
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