What Is the Future of Mobile Casino Gaming?

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What Is the Future of Mobile Casino Gaming?
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30 Aug

When online casinos became a thing, we never imagined that they would be superseded by mobile gaming within a generation. The rise of mobile casino games has been nothing short of phenomenal.

Within a few short years broadband internet revolutionised what was possible online, much in the same way as tablets and smartphones have done the same in recent times. But where is all of this heading now?


The Future of Online Casinos

Today, there are billions of people walking around with a mobile casino in their pocket. The invention of the smartphone makes it possible for anyone to have a quick flutter while they’re on the move.

Actually, it’s probably true to say that people want to be able to do everything on their phones these days.

Even though this isn’t a secret, many online casinos still persist in focussing on optimising the desktop side of things rather than creating and developing new products that take full advantage of the newest mobile gaming technology.

Of course, it’s risky to put all of your eggs in one basket, so to speak, but in this case surely we don’t need a crystal ball to see the future.

It’s possible that casino owners may have many decisions taken for them as casino game manufacturers such as NetEnt, NextGen, PlayTech, and Microgaming are all starting to switch their own focus. The best games of the future will all be designed around satisfying gamblers who prefer to play on a mobile platform.



Future Mobile Tech

We should also consider what the future of mobile technology will look like. It’s easy to assume that the tablets and smartphones of today are how gamblers of the next two decades will access online casinos but this is hasty.

There is a lot of noise being made about the arrival of virtual reality headsets onto the market. These products will revolutionise computer games with a true futuristic shift; but they’re hardly mobile, are they?

The future tech that really fills a gap in the market here is something akin to iGlasses or Google Glass. This wearable product, known as augmented reality, can be worn during every waking hour and brings a computer screen to life right in front of your eyes wherever you are.

Development for these exciting devices is still in the early stages, but the pace is fast given the massive rewards for being first onto the market. Google and Apple will be working tirelessly behind the scenes to win this important race.


Improved Security

Online security has improved massively as the internet matures. Whereas risking real money to play any form of online gambling was once unthinkable, today consumers accept that the level of risk for any online transaction comes with minimal risk.

There are almost two distinct generations of adults now that have never known a world without the internet; this builds a close to unbreakable trust. With this conviction, casino owners have a much bigger player pool to compete for, making the future of the industry very healthy indeed.

With a high percentage of the world’s population having access to a smartphone, we can be sure that mobile casino gaming is going to transform the sector beyond recognition as new, more exciting tech hits the shelves.


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Mark from Stamford in the UK is a professional cash game player, and part time journalist. A massive chess fan and perpetual traveller.He also produces strategy content for our sister wesbite PokerVIP.com.Read more

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