The beginning of the year is the right time to take a look at gambling trends 2021. Last year was crucial for both online and land-based casinos as well as betting offices which made tables turn. Are there really big changes in the gambling industry coming soon?
In 2020, there was a big boost in online gambling due to the world crisis. Land-based casinos and betting offices were closed down, while their online counterparts reached new heights. All this couldn’t help but cause even bigger changes in the industry and influence gambling trends 2021. What will gambling at online casinos in Australia look like in the near future? Which features are going to appear and disappear? Let’s see.
Mobile gambling will keep on developing in 2021
Have you taken a look at all mobile betting changes that took place in 2020? Then, you are ready to learn what can change in the industry during the next twelve months.
Obviously, mobile gambling isn’t a new thing. Gamblers have been betting and playing games since the first smartphones came around. However, mobile gambling has significantly improved last year and is going to strengthen its positions in 2021. According to the latest data, more than 50% of gamblers used their mobile phones to visit gambling sites or apps. First of all, such a boost was caused by the pandemic that has limited offline gambling services. Users found out that mobile gambling is much better, simpler, and faster than other ways of playing games. Therefore, it will be among the main gambling trends 2021.
E-sports betting will reach the new heights
Like mobile gambling, e-sports has always been popular among gamblers. It also reached its new heights in 2020 with a poor number of sports competitions in the real world. Having had limited possibility to bet on football, tennis, and ice hockey, people switched to their online counterparts at Bet365. It made e-sports competitions more popular, so their developers are expected to pay more attention to their games in the future. In particular, e-sports games will be more diverse and the quality will be better.
Crypto is among the main gambling trends 2021
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been among the main gambling trends since 2019. Nowadays, every tenth online casino accepts crypto as a payment currency and pays out as well. Additionally, 100% of crypto-run online gambling sites in Australia were launched last year. Predictably, the popularity of Bitcoin gambling will rise in 2021.
There are many reasons to switch to crypto gambling. First of all, Bitcoin is stronger than the euro or dollar in such difficult times. Secondly, people usually use e-wallets to make crypto transactions – it means that you will deposit and withdraw your money within seconds. Finally, e-wallets make your stay at online casinos anonymous which is another advantage for many gamblers.