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The Rising Trend of Live Dealer Social Casinos

by Kevin Ronaldo on 06/01/17 09:55:00 am

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The online casino industry’s answer to competing with land-based casinos is to offer live dealer games. These are games where online players can see and even interact with their dealer, making them feel like they are in a land-based casino.

A growing number of sites have embraced this idea in an attempt to provide players with the social interactions they seek when gambling. Unlike standard casino games, live dealer games don't require real money to be used when gambling. This means theexperience is extremely appealing to players as they don't risk losing money.

There are two ways that live dealer games are conducted. Some are streamed in real time from a studio set up to resemble a game table and others are streamed in real time from land-based casinos. Either way, players can start a game at any time and can have face-to-face interaction with the dealer.

Some of the biggest casino software companies in the world have released live dealer games for online casinos. They offer realistic graphics and sound effects that players may not be used to seeing on the screen of their computer or mobile device.

The games that can be played at a live dealer casino include blackjack, roulette, poker and baccarat. Several versions of each game have been brought to live dealer casinos.These popular table games are now more accessible to players who can’t or won’t leave their house in order to gamble.

Live dealer casinos aren’t exactly new, as they have been in existence since the beginning of the 2000s. Over the years, as technology has increasingly advanced, the live dealer casino has improved in quality. They have also become more entertaining, as many gambling sites with live dealer games now run tournaments for those games in which players can win significant amounts of money.

Advances in technology have also made it possible for live dealer casinos to be accessed on smartphones and tablets. Many players can now enjoy their favorite live dealer casino games anywhere they go. This is expected to continue as an increasing number of players become interested in this type of entertainment.


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