Online casino on Mac or Apple device

If you were to ask if you could play online casinos on a Mac in the 1990s or early 2000s, the answer would have been (for the most part), no. However, it’s not the early 2000s anymore, and you can play online casino games no matter what your operating system may be. The issue here is access to the full breadth of what a casino may offer, or the issue of playing at a casino that you have to download the lobby for. Here’s everything you need to know, and why you can still play and win plenty of money from your Mac or iPhone, you just may not be able to win it in the same number of ways.

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How Can I Play on a Mac Computer?

Any casino that offers flash version games on their site is available to play for people with a Mac. The flash version means that they’re located right on the website in streaming form rather than needing to download anything (like a YouTube video, for example.) There are also a handful of great online casinos available to Australian players that offer a download lobby that’s compatible for both Mac and PC. Sometimes the more well-rounded casinos that offer things beyond casino games, like a Poker room, will have the poker room available for both Mac and PC, but not have the casino games cross compatible for download. Chances are, an online casino will only have the download version available solely for PCs, so if you’re on a Mac, keep your eyes peeled for the flash lobby.

How Can I Play on an iPhone or iPad?

Apple devices of course go beyond a Mac computer or laptop, you can also have an iPhone or iPad as well. This is even trickier in terms of experiencing the full spectrum of what the online casino offers. Not only do they have to have a flash version of the site, that site has to be optimized for mobile in order for you to play. This makes it quite limiting, though most casinos nowadays — and pretty much all of the best ones — have a mobile version of their site if they’re a flash lobby. However, similar to the issue of Mac versus PC, Android devices have a lot more online casino apps available for download thanks to the looser regulations of Google Play versus Apple’s app store. When it comes to online gambling, PC and Android seem to be the better way to go.

What Are the Advantages of PC?

With a PC, you can download any online casino, which means two things. Firstly, even if an online casino offers both a download and flash lobby, they will definitely have more games on offer in the download version, and not just more Pokies either. You might find that the flash version doesn’t have French Roulette — a game with the lowest house edge at an online casino — but the online version does. Secondly, some of the best online casinos Australia only offer the download version. If you only have Apple products, you can get a really cheap PC laptop that’s used or has low computing power that you could get specifically for online gaming. It might be good to keep that stuff separate anyways, especially if the Mac is a shared computer.