Changes occur in every industry and every business as a sign of the changing times, and those types of developments can be witnessed in the online gambling scene regularly.
With every passing year, different online casinos open and close their doors, new games are offered to players, and gambling laws changes all around the globe. While some of those changes can appear out of the blue, there are things you can predict will happen quite a while in advance.
Now that 2020 is here, it is time we take a look at some of the possible changes that will take place in the industry!
What Might Happen in Upcoming Months?
Shared liquidity in the US – The concept of shared liquidity is as effective as it is simple: when players from multiple states or countries are allowed to compete in the same tournaments, everyone benefits from the situation. The diversity of players is more substantial, the prizes are bigger, and the gambling experience is more enjoyable. While various European countries already created combined pools of casino players, it wasn’t an actual possibility in the US as the authorities in many states were against online gambling. However, things seem to be changing as more and more states legalize online gambling and now allow players to place real money bets. Soon enough, it will make sense for US states to combine their pools of casino players to increase profits.
More women will visit online casinos – In the past, gambling was perceived as a pastime activity suited mainly for men, and most casinos were designed to attract the male population. However, statistics are showing that the number of female gamblers is on the rise. More than 40% of gamblers in the US are women, and in the UK, we’re talking about approximately 50%. Those changes profoundly affect the gambling industry, as now casinos need to learn how to cater to the female population. Every casino now has to consider its design, the offered games, and the available promotions and make sure that all gamblers will enjoy them equally.
Live streams games will become even more popular – While there various live stream feeds of online poker games and tournaments, it seems that the world is ready for more. With every passing year, technology becomes more sophisticated and affordable, which allows poker fans to follow their favourite games with ease. Watching live games allows gamblers to watch poker pros compete without leaving the house, learning more about the game, and being able to ask questions and leave comments as the game is in full swing. Sharing your thoughts in such a manner allows gamblers to form a tight-knit community, which creates a special and friendly atmosphere in online casinos.
Higher quality games – As technology evolves, games become better and better with time. They are more immersive and entertaining than ever, which has a major impact on your gambling experience. In recent years, iGaming companies have been working on creating VR casino games to make you feel as if you’re at a land-based casino while you get to chill out at home. There have been a few attempts to allow poker players to play VR casino games, but the semi-new trend is not as popular as it should be. Hopefully, more gambling venues will embrace the new tech and allow you to have a realistic gambling session as soon as 2020.
A lot of new trends start appearing in the online gambling market, and they seem to be quite exciting. What do you think? Which of the online casino predictions we’ve made will come true? Let us know!