Because of so many people being in lockdown and quarantine, online casino gaming simply exploded in popularity over the last few weeks. Millions of people, especially those used to sports betting, transferred to both classical and new digital games.
With the new rise in online gambling, especially for digital and novel games, multiple national and regional authorities have moved their focus onto these activities to ensure good practice and fair terms for players. Dutch gambling authority, the Kansspelautoriteit, will enforce new rules starting with January 1st, 2021 that aim to form a list of trustworthy Dutch online casinos both for domestic and international players.
2020 began with a series of unfortunate news and has now peaked with the Coronavirus pandemic. In addition to affecting lives, it has also hampered various livelihoods. Offices and businesses have shut their doors to the public for safety reasons, and gaming houses are not left unscathed. Across Canada and the USA, governments have ordered the closure of land-based casinos, including popular gambling destinations like Las Vegas, Montreal, and Ontario.
For a very long time, Europe has been the world leader in online casino gaming, online sports betting, and all other forms of iGaming. Now, while the competition across Europe is already tremendous, new regions are opening up to online gambling, creating new battlegrounds for major brands that have already established themselves in Europe.
Over the past few years, gambling has grown in popularity. More and more people are adopting it as a pastime activity or a way of earning a few extra dollars on the side. With the current CoronaVirus (COVID-19) crisis, online gambling is currently one of the most indulged in online activities.
Technological advancements have also revolutionized all sectors of our economy, and the gambling industry has not been spared. Some significant changes have taken place in the past few years, and these trends have continued into 2020.
By offering fast-paced action on-demand, online casinos have become some of the most popular gambling platforms in the modern age.
But for something that boasts such easy accessibility, the sheer amount of variety is enough to confuse any would-be player.
Ignore the barrage of free spins and bonuses. Instead, read on for my three-step beginner’s guide to getting started with online casinos.
In an age where it is possible to do virtually anything you can think of from your living room due to the internet booming and popularity for all things digital growing, gambling has not to be left in the dust. From shopping to entertainment, on a laptop or a smartphone, users have unrestricted access to sites of their choice 24 hours of the day, 7 days a week.
The recent deal between Twin Rivers and Caesars with the intended purchase of Bally’s Hotel & Casino was a “win-win,” for both parties. Great price for Twin Rivers while subtracting by one, the multiple property ownership in AC for Caesars. With the pending merger of Eldorado (Owns Tropicana in AC) and Caesars, (Owns, Harrah’s, Wild West, Caesars and Bally,) Caesars was overloaded.
Progressive bonuses are always on the list of online casino promotions. Especially the loyal customers are those who have a rather lively and lively player account. To them often the online casino is addressed directly, by email or phone, to offer special progressive bonuses, designed especially for them.
The progressive bonus is a so-called bonus in steps: the more you play, the more the bonus becomes interesting and generous.
With almost all the sports leagues of the world postponed or suspended because of Covid-19, the sports betting industry has also been impacted significantly. Sports events make a direct contribution to the betting industry and cancellation of these events has had a major negative impact on the latter’s revenues. However, there are several other ways in which coronavirus is affecting the gambling industry. Let’s learn about some of them below.