A Little History
It was back in 2007 that the very first iPhone was released to the general public when Apple announced at the Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference that the iPhone would support third-party applications using the Safari engine – life was never going to be the same again.
Since then technology has advanced so much that we have come to rely on our portable computers for far more than making a text or call.
In fact, the smartphone is now the essential piece of kit that many would not leave home without and to lose one or have it stolen is tantamount to a minor disaster.
Not only do we rely on the convenience of our mobile devices to complete many tasks that would have, in the past, eaten into our day, increasing numbers of us look to our smartphones to source our entertainment like music, movies, and casino games.
The gambling industry has always pioneered new ideas and championed innovative technology and one of the first major industries to see the potential of the smartphone and other mobile devices.
Today, online casinos offer a full range of slots games, table and card games, live games and side games, practically something for everyone and every taste can be found online.
Staying Safe and Secure
Unfortunately, there will always be that criminal element who are hell-bent on stealing information and using it for their own, personal gain including personal details given by someone to an online site, no matter what it is, and because of this many people are understandably concerned about identity theft and fraud.
The gambling industry takes very seriously their players safety and security, after all they would not exists if not for the punters, and so they have strict guidelines and agreements to make sure that players information does not fall into the wrong hands.
What You Can Do
If you are considering playing at an online casino make sure you are playing at one that is fully licensed, regulated and certified as true and fair by the Gambling Commission of that particular jurisdiction. In this way you will know that your personal details are encrypted and kept safely.
For an extra layer of security why not choose casinos with Payforit?
Payforit is a method that has become increasingly popular with those that are concerned about identity fraud. Simply put, Payforit is a payment method in which you can use either your monthly pay-as-you-go balance to fund your account and pay for your games or you can add the cost of your games onto your monthly phone bill.
How to use Payforit
Once you have chosen ‘pay by mobile’ option at your online casino you will be directed to the Payforit page and each month you will see the Payforit section of your phone bill as well as the name of the service, how much you paid and the customer helpline number to call in case you have a question about any particular charge.
There is a Payment screen and a Confirmation screen, the process is very simple and using your phone to pay for games means that there is no need to give the site any banking details keeping you even more safe and secure, something we all crave in todays’ society.