Measures Taken for Casino Security

Posted on July 19, 2012 by Nikhil P Naik

Casino as we all know is a spot where Gambling activities take place. It is still not legal in all the parts of the world. Gambling can have a huge impact on a person’s economy. There are chances that a person can become rich overnight or even be made a bankrupt. There are some Security Measures taken in order to safeguard the interest of the customers and the management.

A certain set of rules are put forward by the Casino management which is to be compulsorily followed by all the players. One such rule being – Asking all the players to keep their hands on the table throughout their game so that everyone are satisfied with their game and do not accuse other in case they lose. Any small error or rumors about cheating or fights in a casino can have an adverse effect on the number of visitors hence causing a loss to them.


Here are the various security measures taken in the Casinos to make sure that games are played in a foolproof manner.

•             Using video surveillance to monitor the casino.

•             Keeping the money and the prize safe from theft.

•             Keeping a Watch and spotting out fights and heated arguments.

•             Showing the exit path to those players who do not follow the rules.

•             Making sure the person entering the casino fulfills the required criteria

•             Restricting the under 18s from entering the casino.

•             Keeping an eye on suspicious person and look out for cheaters.

•             Strict actions to be implemented on those breaking rules.

But now, with the advancement in the technology has changed the way casino is being played. Not all casinos can afford to stick to guards with big muscles to protect casinos from fights and crimes. With the advancement and betterment of the business more security is the need of the hour. This is where online casinos come into the picture. There are quite a few renowned online casino sites, one of them being

Online Casino

When it comes to playing Casino online, gamblers are at risk. As players are required to present their private personal and financial information their assets become vulnerable. But having no other option, the only choice left with them is to trust the Casino Operators. It is also the responsibility of the casino management to protect their player in terms of their identity and their financial information as this is one of the ways that would make their gambling site a superior one among the online gamblers. Also they need to convince the gamblers and win their trust to add a feather in their hat and increase their repute.

Online casinos also bring about an encryption policy that secures the gambler’s financial transactions towards casino site thus preventing third parties from hacking into the personal and economic data of the players and is an efficacious security measure that doesn’t affect the player’s online secrecy regarding their financial data given to the online casino site.

Are Online Casinos Foolproof?

Online casino operators assign jobs of strictly monitoring the on-going online activities of their players to various personnel so as to discover the  suspicious gambling patterns by the online players. This is another protective measure that is considered to promote fair gambling on their site.

Online casino players should make it a habit to read the private policy of the site. Like any other website, they shouldn’t blindly agree to Terms and conditions put forward by the management. As the casino site’s private policy consist of important information regarding the security measures taken by the casino site to protect the privacy of their clients, it is necessary that you go through it.

On a finishing note, online casino operators need to strengthen their security policies and enforce safety measures in order to lessen the frauds and protect their integrity that will not harm their reputation.

About Nikhil P Naik

Nikhil Naik has a Master's Degree in Information Systems, and is currently working as a Software Engineer at Microsoft. He also loves playing cricket, listening to music, and traveling. Twitter Handle - @buzz_nikhil.


  1. Wayne Melton says

    There really is no online casino security. If two of the three largest sites in the world failed and still owe players funds why would anyone believe their money and information is safe from any operator other than pokerstars.

    Whether online or brick and mortar casinos have traditionally had the best security in the world.

    Wayne Melton

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