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5 Reasons Why Online Slots are the Best Way to Gamble



5 Reasons Why Online Slots are the Best Way to Gamble
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Casinos – places where everything glows with bright colours and whimsical characters. It’s an environment like no other, braggingly vibrant and anxiously solemn at the same time. A melting pot of fat whales, nonchalant Bon Vivants and endearing old ladies that smells like excitement and despair.

Sure, it’s a cradle of gambling.

But is it really the cosiest one?

Smart gambling is about keeping it cool, and casinos are about everything but. Designed to wire you up, they use all of their glitter and glitz to distract you from the only thing that truly matters, and that’s the game. No doubt, they provide the experience. But is that experience about gambling or spending?

This is why we take online over Las Vegas every time.

  1. Online Gambling Is Far Cheaper

It really is. There are only a handful of places where you can legally gamble and receive the same kind of luxurious treatment that’s been born and bred in Las Vegas. That leaves you with only one viable option, and that is to book a ticket, pack your bags, and fly to A.C., Reno, Monte Carlo, or Singapore.

To do so, you need two round-trip tickets, decent accommodation, probably a rented car, some cash for staying costs, and all that in addition to money, you’re going to spend gambling. And, unless you’re really good at counting cards, it’s a thin chance you’ll be able to earn enough to make it worthwhile.

Even if we assume that you actually live in a major gambling city, brick-and-mortar casinos are still more expensive than their online counterparts. You wouldn’t go there in your sweatshirt, right? You wouldn’t go back home without treating yourself with a nice drink, wouldn’t you? It is all fine print.

For online classic slots like Slotomania, all you need a computer and good internet connection. Throw in a comfy chair and a beer to compliment that. You don’t need to talk to your boss and take a leave of absence. For one night in an online casino, you don’t need anything that you don’t already have. You simply pay to play.

  1. Online Slots Are More Convenient

And you can do that anywhere you like! We wouldn’t go as far as to describe a trip to a gambling city as an inconvenience, though for a lot of people it is. Regardless of the unparalleled popularity of slot machines and how much people love to play them. Not everyone likes to pack, fly, and wake up in a strange bed. But even if you do, online slots offer another kind of convenience that offline slots don’t.

We’ve already mentioned a conversation with your boss, and we’ve talked about dressing codes. To play an online slot, you don’t need to leave your work and think about what to wear. Even a computer is not a necessity anymore. You can play on your smartphone from your home, your office, or a café.

  1. The Games You Like Are Always Available

Have you recently visited an online casino? They offer a myriad of slots for everyone’s taste. And boasts hundreds of popular and unique machines with amazing extra features and special treats. That kind of variety is very hard to find in a traditional casino environment.

Feeling nostalgic about Guns N’ Roses? There’s a slot with their name on it. Obsessed with epic fantasy? Try Mythic Maiden. Sucker for classic reels with cherries and bananas? Simba Games has that too. And what’s even better, there’s never a waiting line for any online slot you’re eager to try out.

  1. Online Casinos Offer Great Perks and Promotions

From player cards and deposit bonuses to surprise payouts and cashbacks, online casinos offer a crazy amount of promotions that make the experience even better. Also, you don’t have to do much to claim your money, as it is wired to your casino account and automatically transferred in seconds.

  1. Nobody Is There to Mess with Your Mojo

You know how every casino has that one wise guy who claims to be an expert in every game? Behind him are always a drunk guy who’s just lost a bundle and his loud friend who just doesn’t care about money at all. These whimsical characters usually come in packs, determined to mess with your mojo.

Shall we mention that online casinos slots like Simba Games for instance, put a satisfying amount of distance between you, a serious player, and anyone who’s come there to nag about their cheating wife? Whatever your personal playing style might be, online slots are designed to provide you the best possible gambling experience.

That alone is enough for us to choose online slots over brick-and-mortar casinos. When you add to that the fact that they are way cheaper and convenient, that there’s a variety of slots that are always available, and that chances for winning a jackpot are actually higher, we believe the winner is obvious.

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iGB L!VE announce LaunchPad, a new feature for start-ups with ‘innovation in their DNA’



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Industry professionals attending July’s edition of iGB L!VE will have access to a vibrant new feature which will showcase ground-breaking tech and innovation courtesy of the brightest start-ups and small businesses in gaming.

The iGB L!VE LaunchPad (Pulse Stage: 18 July 16.30hrs – 18.00hrs) will feature five companies to present their innovations to a panel of judges with each presentation followed by a probing Q&A session designed to interrogate the viability and commercial prowess of each product pitch.

Introducing the new feature Portfolio Director Naomi Barton, said: “iGB L!VE is constantly evolving in order to meet the business needs of stakeholders. The research programme that we undertake with customers has consistently highlighted a shared desire to always be ahead of the curve, being the first to access the very latest innovations from the start-up community is part of what iGB L!VE 2024 will deliver.

“In addition, we want to provide a platform for new talented businesses to grow by giving them extra exposure in front of an influential C-Level audience of industry investors and influencers.

“The top five products will be hand-selected by the iGB L!VE team and invited to present from the Pulse Stage. In order to help these businesses, we are providing cash prizes of £5,000 for the winner, £2,500 for second place and £1,000 for third.”

She continued: “We will be giving the feature an authentic iGB L!VE twist with the emphasis on competitive fun. To ensure this, I am delighted to confirm that 25+ year industry veteran and non-exec Clarion Gaming Chairman Michael Caselli has agreed to be our MC and will also head a panel of judges drawn from across the iGB L!VE community of industry professionals, investors and sponsors.

“Start-ups and small businesses which have innovation in their DNA can sign up for iGB LaunchPad at igblive by the 28 June deadline.”

iGB L!VE is the home of the igaming community and the only event that connects the leading igaming affiliates, operators, tech vendors, game providers and suppliers in order to maximise performance and drive tangible business growth in the following 12-18 months. iGB L!VE, which is the fastest growing igaming event, delivers unparalleled business opportunities with attendees having free access to in excess of 300 exhibitors and sponsors occupying 21,000+ square metres of gross space, a figure which is 35% higher than in 2023.

For more information on iGB L!VE (16-19 July 2024: Expo Days 17-18 July) and to register for free visit: igblive website


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Ortak x B.F.T.H. Arena Awards 2024 Features Mr. First Ray by Endorphina



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The Ortak x B.F.T.H. Arena Awards 2024 welcomes Endorphina among other top game developers with its Mr. First Ray, a mystical slot game that captures the essence of dawn.

This year’s competition has seen an unprecedented increase in participation, receiving over 100 submissions from more than 70 developers involved in the innovative Ortak initiative. This platform not only promotes collaboration and innovation but also integrates gaming stakes with NFTs on the Bahamut blockchain, thereby broadening investment prospects in the iGaming sector.

Mr. First Ray transports players into a world where each spin can lead to magical wins and enchanting surprises, making it a standout in this year’s entries. As the event approaches, excitement mounts among industry professionals keen to explore this showcase of creativity and excellence in game development, scheduled from July 1 to 4.

Hosted by BetConstruct, the B.F.T.H. Arena Awards provides a prestigious platform for developers to exhibit their creativity and compete for a share of the substantial 3,333,000 FTN prize pool. This year, the event has broadened its scope, introducing new award categories to further celebrate innovation in gaming.

The culmination of the event will see the winners announced at the B.F.T.H. Arena x Harmony Meetup V, ensuring an exhilarating experience for all attendees.

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Spotlight Sports Group (SSG), a world-leading technology, content, and media company specialising in sports betting, has partnered with both William Hill and Betfred to deliver content hubs for Euro 2024.

The upcoming international tournament provides a prime opportunity for operators to generate revenue, and Spotlight Sports Group assists in that right through industry-leading content hubs. SSG Content Hubs allow sportsbooks in any territory the chance to offer a premium and rich content experience, without the technical burden.

The end-to-end product and content solution provided by SSG includes expert editorial, data and statistics that are delivered across multiple formats and customisable for individual bookmaker websites. Designed and created in-house, the specific event hubs allow customers to provide interactive betting experiences, compatible across all devices and include live odds and add-to-bet-slip functionality.

In addition, the content hub provides a Best Bet widget that features daily accumulators and Bet Builder picks, as well as the best daily offers and enhanced odds from the bookmaker partners. Video tipping content is also available for every match, as is a scouting report for every team and every fixture, highlighting the most popular players for Bet Builder selections.

Lee Phelps, William Hill Spokesperson said: “The Euros is one of the biggest tournaments around for bettors, and having Spotlight Sports Groups content hubs, means we can provide a real experience for our customers throughout the tournament with editorial, bet prompts and data”.

Mark Hartley, Head of Sports Product at Betfred, was similarly pleased with the deal: We’re delighted to partner with SSG ahead of Euro 2024. We’re excited by the opportunities it brings to us ahead of one of our busiest periods of the year as a bookmaker.”

Sam Houlding, Spotlight Sports Group’s Managing Director of B2B, has shared his excitement at partnering with two of the UK’s leading bookmakers: “It’s great to have two of our key partners taking our content hubs for the biggest tournament of the year. Our content has a proven record of driving revenue, and as it is available in any language globally it appeals to customers all around the world”.

Spotlight Sports Group’s Content Hubs are proven to drive revenues with a rich content experience for betting audiences.


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