Online Casino 2018
The past year has proven to be exceptionally successful and lucrative for the online casino market but what can you expect from online casinos 2018. A new report purported by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) stated that online casinos combined revenue from April 2016 – March 2017 hit £5 billion. That’s in the past, and we’re expecting more great things from the digital casino world. So, what developments can you expect to see in 2018?
Expansion of Bitcoin at Online Casinos 2018
No one could have predicted the success of the digital currency Bitcoin, which lead to a number of spin-off currencies such as Litecoin, Ripple, and Ethereum. More and more online casinos are welcoming Bitcoin as a form of payment. It’s expected that 2018 will see further acceptance of Bitcoin and other digital currencies.
Bitcoin, in particular, has become a household name and the online casino moguls can see the profit to be made in accepting this form of decentralized cryptocurrency. Its anticipated Bitcoin will continue its sensational growth in 2018.
Further Developments in Online Casino Technology
There’s an overflowing pool of online casinos on the market, which is good news for the consumer. Because of the stiff competition, casinos are constantly trying to come up with elaborate ideas to get them ahead of the game. Online casinos were once the big thing, which was overhauled by the introduction of Live Casino games. Now, it’s time for further expansion and we’re looking at VR online casino gaming and more TV casinos.
The aim of these will be to eliminate the isolation associated with casinos, allowing for a more interactive and fun-filled experience.
There are a small number of casinos who’re currently offering VR casino gameplay, but it’s expected to be much more widespread come 2018.
Say Hello to Bigger and Better Jackpots
It’s been a very good year for progressive jackpot winners. The most regular winners are using the games such as; Mega Moolah, Hall of Gods and Mega Fortune. In Autumn gone, an online casino user from Aberdeen hit the Hall of Gods online slot jackpot and bagged himself £6.3m.
Because there have been so many big wins at the aforementioned machines throughout the year, they’re expected to draw greater crowds. This is expected to lead to an increase in the size of jackpots for 2018. Brace yourselves progressive jackpot players of 2018, it could be you!
Creating a More Social Atmosphere for Online Casino Gamers
The statistics show an increase in the number of UK players engaging in Live Casino games. It’s no surprise, as it’s considered the next best thing to land casino games. What makes Live Casino games so popular is the social interaction that’s considered to be lacking at regular online casinos. Now, thanks to these Live Casino chat functions, there’s more interaction between players and the croupier. Players are encouraged to trade banter and friendly competition between each other.