Advancements in technology are shaking up the gambling industry. New innovations are constantly changing the way we bet on slots, roulette, blackjack and other casino games both online and in real casinos. But what would we say are the coolest casino tech innovations we’ve seen in the past decade?
No doubt some awesome slot bonus features have been showcased in recent years. Take the Tumbling Reels Feature in IGT’s Pixies of the Forest for instance. This sees successful symbols tumble from the reels after every win, freeing up space for new symbols and another potential win.
Impressive live dealer platforms have also got us talking. Live games allow online players to stream the action of real casino tables – hosted by real dealers and croupiers – directly to their smartphone or PC. Think of it as a way of experiencing the glamour and thrills of a genuine casino, without having to leave your house.
But even live gaming can’t compete with the VR slots and casino tables we’ve started seeing on the market. VR (or Virtual Reality) tech is immersing gamblers in three-dimensional, computer generated worlds. The act moving chips, shuffling cards or spinning reels has never felt so real.
And lastly, you’ve got the tech innovation that’s helping casinos stay in control. Facial tracking systems are being used by casino resorts up and down the Las Vegas strip, to put a stop to banned players and cheeky card counters who dare to try and seek back inside.
Keep your eyes peeled for plenty of new innovations on the casino scene as technology continues to progress.