Trends Transforming The Online Casino Industry In 2022

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From the Covid-19 pandemic to the rollout of new stringent KYC regulations, the UK casino industry has experienced a great deal of upheaval in recent years. 

Online casino sites portal,, has mapped the most significant trends expected to take a front seat in what is on track to be a defining 12 months for the online gambling space.

Cryptocurrencies: A Viable Payment Method

Decentralised gambling continues to increase within the industry, with online casino players eager to use cryptocurrencies when engaging in gambling activities. While traditional FIAT payments will continue to be the most commonly offered payment type, digital currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum will continue to gain momentum.

“This is largely due to the benefits associated with decentralised gambling, which are hugely attractive to modern players”, comments Steve Gummer. 

“Players value the security, anonymity and fast deposit/withdrawals that such payment methods provide. We also anticipate a rise in blockchain casinos as NFTs gain increased interest in the UK”.

Virtual Reality

With the growth of new casino technology, players are looking for unique ways to enjoy new and traditional games. As the Metaverse continues to evolve, immersive casino experiences will become even more in demand, according to

“Although several VR casinos are already in operation here in the UK, we anticipate a significant proportion of leading brands to venture into this emerging market in 2022. We are expecting 3D-avatars, live interactions and gesture imitation to be key focuses for developers launching games in 2022” says Gummer.

Advanced Cybersecurity

As cyber criminals become more sophisticated, players are eager to register with operators that are safe and put protective pillars in place. 

As well as enhanced KYC regulations, we are also set to see additional security measures taken by operators in the UK casino space. These include two-factor authentication and facial recognition login methods. 

“We are seeing many of our partners invest in building fun yet safe gambling environments from both a cybersecurity and safe gambling perspective” comments Gummer.

Wearable Tech

Mobile compatibility is now a basic requirement of any casino site, with players wanting to enjoy their favourite games on the go on devices of all varieties. We are now seeing development houses explore games that can be played on wearable tech such as headsets, smart glasses and even some smartwatches. 

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