VR Slots, Gambling to Grow 800 Percent by 2021

We’ve discussed virtual reality slots in the past, notably in April, when the Oculus Rift headset was released. But it still feels like the days of everybody playing slots through their VR headsets are a long way off. However, a recent report by Juniper Research indicates that we could see virtual reality slots become a …

The Disappearance of Slots Floor Workers

Up until the late 2000s, it was common to see dozens of slots workers at major casinos. Back then, you’d see casino employees scuttling around doing hand payouts (over $1,199), taking care of VIPs, taking change from machines, and exchanging cash for quarters. But look out across any slot machine floor today, and you’ll see …

Coin-Based Slot Machines are Going Extinct – Here’s Why

Even after IGT released the first ticket-in-ticket-out (TITO) slot machines in 2000, coin-based slots continued to dominate casino floors. That’s changed greatly, though, with very few coin-operated slots found on Las Vegas gaming floors today. The LA Times reports that of Vegas’ $50.5 billion in slots revenue last year, less than 3% of it came …

Arcade-Style Gambling Coming to New Jersey

With so much talk in the gaming world these days about skill-based slots and eSports tournaments, it seems that New Jersey has snuck one by everybody by announcing the addition of arcade-style gambling next month. Three Caesars Entertainment casinos in Atlantic City – Caesars, Harrah’s and Bally’s – will offer Danger Arena, a first-person shooter …

How Will Casino Esports Tournaments Affect Slots?

Land-based casinos have been doing things differently these days because casino games don’t attract as many young players. And Gamblit Gaming thinks that they have a solution: esports tournaments. Esports have gained lots of popularity among young people, who enjoy using their skill to win tournament prize money. Gamblit thinks that if they can bring …

Wynn Casino Will Oppose Boston Area Slots Parlor

Wynn Resorts is busy laying the foundation for their future Boston area casino. But a new problem is on the horizon for Wynn in the form of a proposed single slots parlor. An international developer wants to build a slots parlor in Revere – a Boston suburb – and they plan to fight a Massachusetts …