Proper Live Dealer Etiquette

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One of the most realistic experiences you can have while playing online is against a live dealer. Even virtual reality can’t compare with having a real person deal out your cards or spin the Roulette wheel. However, there are a few things to remember when playing a game with a live dealer, to make sure that you have proper etiquette.

Be Polite at All Times

The most important thing to remember is that you are playing a game with a real person. The dealer is an employee of the casino, and the other players at the table are people seated in front of their computers all over the world. It’s easy to forget that they are human beings and sometimes people are ruder or more abrupt than they otherwise would be face to face. Remember to treat everyone with courtesy and respect, just as you would in person.

Behave Well in the Chat Room

Most live dealer games with have a chat window so that players can chat to each other. This is so that you have the same social benefits of sitting at a real table. Remember to keep it light-hearted and fun. Do not offer advice to anyone else at the table. Each player has their own strategy and it can be considered quite rude to make suggestions. At the same time, don’t ask for advice. It can make people uncomfortable and can also slow down the game. Keep in mind your strategy and trust your instincts.

Don’t Hold Up Other Players

Online casinos almost always have an option to view the game, so if you decide you would like to sit out a few rounds, feel free to release the chair. There are often people waiting for a seat at the table, and it can be very frustrating to see a full but unused chair. Be kind to your fellow players and give up the chair if you decide to take some time out. This can also include walking away from the computer. It’s easy to think about quickly grabbing a drink, but it can seem like forever if everyone is waiting for you to place your bet.

Remember to Tip

Lastly, never forget to tip your dealer if you win before leaving the table. The dealers are employees of the casino, just like at any brick and mortar casino and there are the same expectations. If you’ve had a great time, and your dealer has been good, feel free to show some appreciation.