New Jersey’s Players enthusiasm for live dealer games continues unabated. And to cash in on the hottest thing in gaming since the Internet, 888 Casino has just released their iteration of the Golden Nugget’s game changer. Thanks to a partnership with Evolution Gaming, players at 888 Casino now challenge a professionally trained dealer to games of:
When it comes to live dealers, many online players, who have never set foot inside an actual casino, may wonder what the point of all this setup is. But for the many players who are more accustomed to the brick and mortar venues of Atlantic City’s casinos, it can be significantly less intimidating.
Players get to see the action first hand - the cards being dealt, the spin of the roulette wheel and the characteristics of their particular dealer. For many, this adds to thrill and is significantly closer to the original experience. It also tends to quell the notion that the games are fixed against them.
The live dealer gives the game more of a social aspect, allowing you to chat to fellow players and interact with the dealer. And they respond as an actual person would. For obvious reasons. The live game is also more closely tied to your emotions – the wins are sweeter and loses can be chalked up to the skill of your opponents and not just bad luck.
The setup behind 888’s new live offering is the product development by Evolution 888 Casino and Evolution have a long history of working together across various global and European markets.
888 Casino first informed the gaming world to the addition of live dealer games via the following statement:
“888 is committed to growing in regulated markets and has expanded in the US over the last five years. We see the addition of Evolution’s live casino to 888 Casino as an excellent growth opportunity, and it will allow us to offer even more entertaining products to customers across their favorite 888 sites.”
-Itai Pazner - Chief Operating Officer of 888 Casino
A statement by Evolution soon followed:
“888 and Evolution have a long-standing and successful relationship. Working together so closely has already resulted in 888 being first to market in a number of other jurisdictions.
Both of our companies approach each new market in a very systematic way to mitigate risk and maximize the opportunity for success. New Jersey is no different. Certainly, from Evolution’s perspective, the time is now right, and we are delighted to be working with 888’s New Jersey team.”
James Stern - Director Of Business Development of Evolution Gaming
When Golden Nugget introduced live dealer games in 2016 it revolutionized the online version. They benefitted immensely by being the first to market and any operator hoping to mnirror their duccess to he same extent may be in for a reakity check allowed.
It all boils dow to the fact that NJ online casinos have aleady been offering live dealer games for a while now. It was the success of the online casinos that almost forced 888 Casino to follow suite.
Since Gholen Nugget first ointroduced the conmcepty in 2016, when it launched with live dealer versions of baccarat, roulette and blackjack, it has been joined by:
As recently as the 16th of August, their club grew thanks to Hard Rock Online Casino
And as of Aug. 16, Hard Rock online casino. And as with other NJ online casinos, such as Ocean Resort Casino and SugarHouse, they are working together Evolutyion Gaming. But while many of those casios offe an identical selection of live games, Hard Rock Online Casino switrches things up a bit but the main factor when it comes to players have to decide between Hard Rockj and 888 Casino comes doewn to how customers view the brand and whether they identify with its personality or not.
For those who are interested in the brhind-the-scenes stories will be intersted to know that Evolution have creaed a live casino production suiteat the Hard Rock Atlantic City out in New Jersey.
This is Evolutions 10th studio, with the other 9 spread all acrosd the globe and claim to offer a state-of-the-art B2B Live Casino solution for multiple operators wishing to offer world-class Live Casino gaming to online players on the desktop, tablet, and smartphone.” There are very few operators in the world who would chose to say to that
Their latest studiuo has been setuo with 10 live table, with space for if needed. The studio has been launched with 10 online live tables with scope for expansion.
“Now we have a fantastic Live Casino studio in New Jersey — with a wide choice of live games from day one, and ample room for expansion and the rapid ramping up of services to meet our new US licensees’ needs. We are now extremely well placed to support our licensees as they acquire and grow market share in the exciting new US Live Casino market.”
Martin Carlesund – CEO of Evolution Gaming