The Thrill of the Game

Every gamer knows the feeling: the thrill of the game. You want to win; you want to complete the level. You want to get better. Gaming is for a lot of people a daily activity. According to ‘Today’s Gamers Survey 2009’ 83% between 8 year and 50+ play games with an average of 10.5 hours a week.
The gaming world provides us thousands and thousands of games on different platforms. One upcoming genre is: casino games. 10% of the gamers play casino games according to new figures of ‘Today’s Gamers Survey 2010’. Online casino operators noted also a growth last year.

Casino games have the same gaming aspects like other games. You want to win; you want to get better. But these games have something else to: the gambling aspect. Gambling is something of ancient times. The gambling aspect involves luck, skills and money. An extra thrill of the game.
Think about the online casino game Roulette. It is attended with a lot of excitement. You wager at a (couple of) numbers, a color, odd or even. And then the thrilling minutes that the ball goes round and round. Will it hit your lucky spot?! When it does, you feel unconquerable. Yihaa.

More platforms are offering casino games. The PC casino game is popular according to Today’s Gamers, 12% of the people play them. On the PC the online casinos have a good quality in graphics and sounds. Some games have a live version of Online Blackjack, Roulette, Slots games and Baccarat. These games have a live dealer or croupier and the possibility to chat with them and other players. Live online casinos have a better experience. The live aspect makes the game more thrilling, because it feels more real than a computer version.

Another upcoming platform is the mobile phone. Blackberry and iPhone are most often used for gaming. When we look at casino games also 12% of the people plays them on their mobile phone. It’s upcoming because more people have an Internet connection on their mobile phone, so they can gamble anywhere and whenever they want. Imagine playing a good game of blackjack while waiting for your dentist appointment. If you win in the couple of minutes that you’re playing, the dentist needs sunglasses for your big smile!
Winning, the thrill of every game.