How Technology is Taking Online Casinos Forward in 2017

Published April 15, 2017 by Elana K

With the constant advancement of modern technology, especially over the last ten years, it is no wonder that the online gaming scene has simply exploded.

With the constant advancement of modern technology, especially over the last ten years, it is no wonder that the online gaming scene has simply exploded. The hardware itself, 3D graphics, live streaming, HTML5,  and more all make possible a smooth, fun, and interactive online gaming experience. 

Here are some products that have changed, and are currently changing, the world of online casinos as we know it.

Security

Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Encryption Technology has made online banking safe and secure. By establishing a link between a web server and browser, it encrypts information so that it is impossible to hack. This technology has turned gambling at online casinos from a somewhat sketchy practice to one that is totally safe and secure (provided you play only at casinos that use SSL technology.)

Bitcoin

Even with the security that SSL technology provides, some players aren’t comfortable putting their credit card information into any online website. Enter Bitcoin, an unbelievable revolution in online payments, an online currency that has no central controller and has value only because users attribute value to it. Many online casinos accept Bitcoin, and more will undoubtedly follow, since its popularity is ever-growing, and it also allows the option to play online without entering any bank information.

Apps and Mobile

More and more players are turning to their smartphones as their number one choice for playing online casino games. Smartphones have made it super-easy for players to access their favorite online casino games, and HTML5 technology turns out the highest quality gameplay and graphics.

Virtual Reality

Virtual reality is still in its infancy but is poised to skyrocket at any given moment. Sony, Playstation, Oculus, Google, and hundreds more have been developing virtual reality products that will impact online casinos and make them a more interactive environment. While it’s impossible to predict the exact impact, it’s not crazy to say that one day, we will look back at “regular” online casinos and wonder how they ever existed without the virtual reality element.

Technology - The End All and Be All of Online Gaming

Without modern technology, online casinos could not exist. It is the technological advancements that have made online gameplay so fun, easy, safe, and appealing, which in turn, attracts millions of players around the world. And as gaming technology continues to advance, the world of online casinos will climb high along with it.

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