The casino industry in the UK has changed dramatically over the last few years. It’s now a real phenomenon and while that is largely down to the online format, more and more faces are being welcomed to the tables in major cities too.
It’s been a remarkable rise over the last few years. When you compare online gambling sites today and five years ago, it’s likely doubled, trebled even potentially quadrupled.
Robert Ambrose, Gaming Consultant and Educator, and son Rob, Software Engineer and Entrepreneur, Share Their Thoughts on Aspects of the Gaming Industry. By: Sophie Behan
Their Difference in Age, Has Never Been a Generational Divide. Robert is a former Atlantic City Gaming Executive, consultant, university instructor and freelance writer. Rob, thirty plus years his junior, is a software engineer, former professional gamer and blackjack dealer. He is also the founder of software and design consultancy; Ambrose Gaming.
Recent news reports confirm that a Canadian woman has scooped the largest slots jackpot ever paid out in the country. Prince George, B.C. resident Marylene Dumoulin had a life-changing moment when she picked up an astonishing prize of $2.1 million.
What does this feel-good story tell us about the shape of the casino industry here?
Previously, some businesses in Ontario could be licensed to provide raffle and gaming services, such as in the town of Oakville. However, most of these licenses are given to offline, in-person gambling establishments and raffles. Some of those licensed businesses are also linked to PlayOLG itself.
With many of the season’s top competitions still around the corner, there are many opportunities for people to get involved with betting on horse racing