iPhones, iPads and Android smart phones and tablets are not the only types of mobile devices that support mobile casinos and allow Canadian casino gamblers to play real money mobile games on the go. Windows Phone- powered devices also allow casino gaming on the move, anywhere, anytime. On a bit negative side though, there aren’t many mobile casinos that support Windows Phone mobile operating system and not many software providers create Windows Phone compatible games for real money play. However, their number is growing in the Canadian market and in the near future there should be more casinos and games suitable for this operating system and the smart phones and tablets it powers.
The limited number of real money Windows Phone casino games for players from Canada doesn’t mean that they lack in quality and graphics but on the contrary. Windows Phone system is well-developed and stable. The mobile casino games on Windows Phone are beautifully designed and load fast. Regarding its graphics, they are more or less the same as their online casino counterparts and all features are clearly displayed. Continue reading to learn more about Windows Phone, how to play casino games on it and the types of Windows Phone casino games for real cash currently available.
What is Windows Phone?
Windows Phone is a successor to Windows Mobile and it is a mobile phone operating system. The two versions are completely incompatible and the former is aimed at the consumer market compared to the later which was aimed at the enterprise market. Created and developed by Microsoft, Windows Phone has a nice and sweet user interface and uses design language named Modern. The latest release of the operating system is Windows Phone 8.1 released by Microsoft developers in April 2014. In the following months it was pushed out to all mobile devices running on Windows Phone 8.
The latest version of Windows Phone uses Internet Explorer 11 that allows users to create a list of their favorite websites and titles linking it to web sites on the Start screen. This browser can be used to get access to web-based Windows Phone mobile casinos and play real money games. You simply need to find a reliable Windows Phone-compatible mobile casino and register an account or log in. Then you need to make a deposit using one of the provided deposit methods and choose a game you wish to play.
This browser supports up to 6 taps that can all load in parallel which means that you can play games and read news articles at the same time. Other features are multi-touch screen, smooth zoom in and zoom out animations, the ability to safe pictures on various websites and so on.
How to Play Real Money Casino Games with Windows Phone?
As already mentioned, to be able to play Windows Phone casino games with real money you need to find suitable, reliable, safe and trustworthy mobile casino created just for this operating system. Then you can access it either by Internet Explorer web browser directly on your mobile device as previously described or you can download and install Windows Phone casino games application.
In most cases, the Windows Phone mobile casino app can be downloaded directly from the online casino counterpart. This is done by scanning a QR code or by getting an e-mail or SMS activation link. Once you get the app, you simply need to follow the easy step by step instructions and install the casino. After you set it up, create an account and make a deposit. Then use the money to bet on various Windows Phone casino games and win cash.
What Casino Games Can I Play on My Windows Phone?
As mentioned in the introduction, the number of real money Windows Phone casino games for Canada is a bit limited. This is mainly because the system is recently created and it is still developing. In addition, not many software providers create and develop real money casino games for Windows Phone. Nevertheless, well-known and reputable software developers like Microgaming, Playtech, Betsoft Gaming and Net Entertainment as well as a few proprietary software developers are aiming toward creating various types of casino games including games compatible with this mobile operating system.
Microgaming and Playtech in particular have already created some amazing Windows Phone casino titles for real money. Microgaming games include video and progressive slots like Treasure Nile, Thunderstruck 1 and 2, Mega Moolah, Mermaids Millions, Summer Time, Avalon, Tomb Rider and more as well as table and card games including video poker titles like Craps, Roulette, Blackjack, Baccarat and Jacks or Better among others. Playtech Windows Phone casino games for real cash include a few slot titles as well as Blackjack and Roulette. Betsoft Gaming, Net Entertainment and International Game Technology software still haven’t created Windows Phone casino titles, but they should develop some games in future.