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The thrill of predicting events, controlling decisions and ultimately deciding your own fate are just some of things that make the gambling industry such an attractive proposition to people.

Gambling Technology

The story of gambling itself is as old as man with several civilizations reporting evidence of gambling in so many forms. Across centuries and eras, people had always found a way to stake a bet on fate even when they had not yet learnt how to write. 

From betting on animal fighting and later lotto games in early China, rolling the newly invented dice in Mesopotamia to the first variant of poker developed by the Persians, the gambling experience has always been integral to our existence.

Now that experience is rapidly evolving helped along by technological innovation which has meant that when you think of gambling, you imagine placing bets from the comfort of your phone rather than heading out to join the queue at a physical location.

The experience is being driven in the most surprising ways and in places you might find interesting. For instance, most online casinos are Swedish owned companies and form the bulk of market leaders heavily investing in technology to redefine the gambling experience for customers.

Here are five ways technology has impacted and changed the face of the gambling industry.

It has created an online experience 

While an evening of fun around a table shuffling cards or rolling dice is still a heartwarming experience that makes for a great picture, it is fast being replaced by several online platforms that allow this same connectivity across different locations.

While an evening of fun around a table shuffling cards or rolling dice is still a heartwarming experience that makes for a great picture, it is fast being replaced by several online platforms that allow this same connectivity across different locations.

Helped along by the internet, the gambling experience is being completely transformed from the casino space to social media interaction by gambling companies and mobile apps that integrate user experience seamlessly. 

It has created a global gambling community 

The shift to online gambling has ensured that the experienced can now be shared with not only your friends and people in your immediate environment but other gambling enthusiasts from across the world. 

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With technology, every game is a different experience, challenging players from across various countries from Denmark to India and China.

Increased Regulations and consumer protection 

The success of the global gambling industry has meant that governments around the world are now paying more attention to the structure and regulations that surround it.

This scrutiny is meant to protect players everywhere from fraudsters everywhere who set up platforms with the intent to defraud. 

It is powering continuous innovation 

Technology is constantly in motion powered by continuous research, design and development. This innovation is not restricted by borders as demonstrated by the online casino space but collaborate globally with tech companies to help create better platforms and improve the experience of players. 

It is redefining marketing for gambling companies 

Social media and online advertising have completely changed the game for gambling companies allowing them a certain freedom that traditional advertising does not permit.

Gambling companies are now able to build player communities, publish relevant content and interact directly with their customer base regularly. 

Gambling as we know it will continue to change, adapting and evolving with every new innovation that brings the best experience possible to the player. With bigger revenues, more games and an ever expanding community, we can’t wait for what the next twist in the incredible story of the gambling industry impacted by technology is.

Landon Dominic

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