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What Do You Need to Play Video Poker Online?

Video poker is a lot of fun, and it's easy to play. But what do you need to get started? The short answer: nothing! You don't need any special software or hardware, and you certainly don't need to be a computer whiz. In fact, all you really need are a few basic things. So if you've been wanting to learn how to play video poker online but were worried about the tech requirements — stop worrying! We'll walk through everything you'll need to get started in this guide.

A computer or mobile device

The good news is that you don't need to buy a new computer or tablet. Any device with a web browser will work, including your smartphone and laptop. However, if you're looking for the best experience possible, we recommend using a desktop computer--it's not ideal for playing video poker online but it's better than nothing!

The first thing you'll want to do is download the casino software. This can be done directly from your web browser or by clicking on a link provided by the casino itself. You can also find it on most major download sites like CNET or FileHippo. Once you've downloaded the software, all you need to do is install it, which will take only seconds!

Once the software is installed, you'll be prompted to create an account. This can be done by entering your first name, last name, date of birth and email address. Most casinos will also ask for your username and password so that they can verify that you're a real person before allowing you to play. Once this step is complete, all that's left is to start playing!

An Internet connection

  • You need an Internet connection.
  • You'll also need to be able to get money into and out of your account at one of the online video poker sites, so make sure you have a working credit card or debit card.
  • If you're playing on a mobile device, this can be done through their app store (Google Play Store or Apple App Store). If playing on a desktop/laptop computer, check with the site's support team before downloading anything as there may be additional requirements such as Adobe Flash Player installed on your system and up-to-date browsers like Firefox or Chrome installed in order for them to work properly!

A way to get money into and out of your account

To play video poker online, you'll need to be able to deposit money into your account. There are a variety of ways that this can be done: credit/debit card, e-wallet (such as PayPal), cash transfer and more.

Here are some common deposit methods:

  • Credit/Debit Cards - Most sites accept major credit cards including Visa, MasterCard and American Express. Some sites may also accept debit cards with a pin number associated with them such as Bank of America's debit card or Wells Fargo's prepaid debit cards. If you have any questions about whether or not your card will work on a particular site please contact customer support prior to making any transactions so they can confirm whether or not it qualifies for use at their establishment
  • E-Wallets - An e-wallet is a digital form of currency used to make online payments. These include PayPal and Skrill, which are two of the most popular options. If you have an account with either of these services, then you can easily fund your poker account by transferring money from one to the other
  • Cash Transfer - Some sites will accept a wire transfer from your bank account as a form of payment. This is often the most secure way to deposit money into an online poker site because it requires you to confirm with them that they have received the funds before allowing you access to play. If you choose this method of payment, then you will need to provide your bank account number and routing number when making the transfer. This information can be found on any recent bank statement provided by your institution as well as online by logging into your account with them.
  • Bitcoin - Some sites will accept bitcoins as a way to fund your account. This is another form of digital currency that offers players a way to make payments online without having to use any traditional forms of payment like credit cards or cash transfers. If you want to use bitcoins for this purpose, then you will need a bitcoin wallet and an internet connection

An account with one of the online video poker sites

Now that you've decided which online video poker site to play at, it's time to sign up for an account. The first step is creating a username and password. Next, provide your email address so that they can send you notifications about new games or bonuses on offer. Then enter your name, address and date of birth (to verify that you are old enough to gamble). Finally, provide some credit card information so that they know who has funded their account if there's ever any question about where money might be coming from when making deposits or withdrawals.

Once all the information has been entered into their system successfully and confirmed by email - voila! You're ready to start playing video poker online!

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