Bingo is one of those classical games that seem to have been existed forever. Which is kind of true, as the game we now play as bingo can be dated all the way back to 16th century from Italy. Given its ancient history, you’d be forgiven for misunderstanding that bingo as we play it right now has existed just about as long as it seems.
In reality, bingo is a rapidly changing industry that has been evolved at an incredible pace. With millions of players gambling on it every day, bingo is now popular game than ever before. £155 millions were generated from online bingo playing in 2016. This has in turn motivated bingo operators to search for innovative new ways to attract people and maintain their benefit of this growing market.
What’s more, the fact that there’s more forcefully competition between operators than ever before means those offered the game have to upgrade their respective games to stay relevant. It’s no longer enough to simply provide a few standard bingo rooms and expect to get money. Instead, innovation is the must of the day – something developers worldwide must take extremely seriously.
Just to demonstrate the point a little more clearly, here’s a brief information of new bingo trends already making moves in many markets worldwide:
Combining Land-based and Online Games
First up, it’s still common for people to think that there is a rather fierceful battle going on between online bingo operators and land-based casinos. Yet, the truth is that plenty of the same operators are existed in both markets.
This dual channel approach has made way to the exciting idea of mixing online and land-based bingo games. For example, players can visit a land-based club but play online using advanced technology. So you’ve the choice of playing online bingo from home, heading to a land-based bingo hall to play the real thing or visiting the same hall and enjoying their own digital bingo rooms and experiences.
The thrill of traditional bingo enough to attract millions of players on a daily basis, so mixing the two bingo types together really is something exciting.