Live casino is a new way to play traditional favorite online gambling games that gives players the feeling of being in a real brick and mortar casino. The croupiers use real cards, chips and a roulette wheel while software to make wagers and bets is used on the player’s end. They can also interact with players to create a social element that is missing from the more automated online versions of these games.
The croupiers are all trained professionals who work in a purpose built studio with the help of camera operators who are positioned in different locations to capture everything from close-ups of the croupiers to wide shots of the whole room. There are also a variety of audio and chat technologies available to allow players to interact with the dealers as well. In order to prevent fraud and cheating, casinos have the highest level of electronic payment security in place as well.
The process of playing live casino begins with a player logging into the casino and browsing through the list of games displayed in the same way that they would scope out a game on the casino floor. Once they’ve found the game they want to play, they can click on it and be whisked away to an open seat at that table. From there, they can follow the instructions of the dealer in front of them and watch their money increase or decrease. The underlying technology that makes this happen is a type of software called optical character recognition (OCR). It turns the symbols on the cards or the numbers on the roulette wheel into data that can be processed by the software used to make bets and pay out winners.