FOBT New Maximum Stake Limit to be Trialled

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I’ve played the new £2 limit FOBT’s...

They’ve not gimped the £2 roulette, it is plain and simple a £2 limit, no bells or whistles here. There’s 2 versions, you’ve got Original Rooulette and 5p Keybet, bet a set stake of £2.

Now the £20/£30/£40/£50 Fortune/Mega spins have been rebranded to ‘Premium’ spins, you press to enter the Premium mode and it’s a ‘chance’ of winning a £20/£30/£40/£50 fortune spin, which costs on average those amounts to trigger.

So in essence they’ve found a loophole in that it’s costing you £2 a time, but it’s set to only award the fortune spin at those values.

SG have set the RTP to 94%, which is quite generous for land based, probably to get the punters on board.


Rob :)
 

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A friend of mine manages for one of the big bookies and they are desperately trying to get as many of the high rolling roulette players to switch over to slots as they possibly can. Offering cash match deals, free vouchers etc. They may persuade a few but ultimately this change will cost the industry millions of pounds. I personally have no sympathy at all. As far as I can see they were given license “carte blanche” to make hay while the sun shone and they bailed every field available. Destroying people’s lives and tearing families apart in the process. If they had been regulated properly from the start it may not have come to quite such severe measures but they and the providers had their cake and they ate it.
 

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One of the Live Casino suppliers, Authentic Gaming, is launching a mobile roulette product, called Bookies Roulette. It's auto live roulette.

Because it's online there is no restrictions on bet size. They are obviously hoping to target punters in betting shops by launching this alternative.

It's a clever marketing ploy that makes a mockery of the restrictions being placed on the FOBT's.

It will be interesting to see which bookies take the product and advertise it in their shops.
 

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If the UKGC were so concerned about gambling addiction, then shouldnt this also apply to B&M casinos, and all online bets and slots. Just a complete load of tosh the whole thing, sums up just about everything else the UK does really these days. A joke!!
 

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I’ve played the new £2 limit FOBT’s...

They’ve not gimped the £2 roulette, it is plain and simple a £2 limit, no bells or whistles here. There’s 2 versions, you’ve got Original Rooulette and 5p Keybet, bet a set stake of £2.

Now the £20/£30/£40/£50 Fortune/Mega spins have been rebranded to ‘Premium’ spins, you press to enter the Premium mode and it’s a ‘chance’ of winning a £20/£30/£40/£50 fortune spin, which costs on average those amounts to trigger.

So in essence they’ve found a loophole in that it’s costing you £2 a time, but it’s set to only award the fortune spin at those values.

SG have set the RTP to 94%, which is quite generous for land based, probably to get the punters on board.


Rob :)

So as predicted, the industry has wheeled out the good old pre-game gamble to keep people playing mega/fortune spins.. lol

Not sure this is going to go down well with the regulators tbh.
 

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So as predicted, the industry has wheeled out the good old pre-game gamble to keep people playing mega/fortune spins.. lol

Not sure this is going to go down well with the regulators tbh.
We'll find out in two years when they get round to tackling it :cool:
 
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