Online Casinos vs Sports Betting and Online Wagering
It could be argued that Canadians have been a little bit late when it comes to sports betting and online wagering, however, as the story of this huge industry unfolds, it takes more and more of us along for a ride on an exciting journey that seemingly has no end.
If we just take a look at the slots industry, it is quite remarkable how the old style 3 reel game commonly known as the 'one armed bandit' has evolved into a button game with four or five reels withhold and spin features then into the online game that we now see today with numerous themes, random pay outs and jackpots.
It's not just sports betting, that you can have an online wager with, slot machines have a great pull on certain people. In today's world, every individual is catered for and there is great attention paid to creativity when these games are developed to constantly keep the market fresh, so casinos can constantly attract new clients.
Playtech a fairly new player when it comes to software development having been around since 2000, have come out with a wide range of movie title slot themes such as The Pink Panther, Cowboys and Aliens, and Rocky, there are also themes that go back in time with an Elvis slot game, that centres around some of his greatest hits, wonders never cease with what will be available next.
Microgaming one of the pioneers and innovators of online gaming, just like Playtech, don't just restrict their talents to just developing slot machine software, far from it. All the regular games you would see in the casino on land like Blackjack, Poker, Roulette, and Baccarat have their online counterpart. With Gaming Club launched to the Canadian market and the rest of the world way back in 1994, the way was well and truly paved for more and more online casinos to come and join in the party,
How does all this casino activity impact the online sports betting market? Well it doesn't so much impact it rather it gives them the opportunity, to now develop their very own online casino. This makes very good sense if you consider that their customer base are all people who like online wagering, you have to say that it is highly complementary as well as a very nice add on indeed. Also consider the fact that some of the bookmakers particularly in the UK, have been well established for many years with initial bricks and mortar establishments and reputations that punters can rely on, they really do have a match made in Heaven, with everyone a winner too.
Sports betting is one of the businesses that has really boomed exponentially, oh, how far things have come. The Canadian gambler, has a veritable choice of games to gamble on. There are always major tournaments or races that catch the eye that are constantly going on around the world. From the world of Golf, we have the Ryder Cup tournament that is played out between the teams of the US and Europe, there are tennis tournaments, Formula1 car racing, horse racing, European soccer with a daily fixture list of league and cup matches, US football, Baseball, Hockey, not to mention the Canadian games that you can put your money on. You are really spoiled for choice. If you're not into casinos, no problem, pick your sport and place your bet, and you too can become a winner!