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Live Dealer or Software?

Discussion in 'Online Casinos' started by Land OF Smiles, Jul 27, 2007.


Live Dealer or Software?

Poll closed Aug 3, 2007.
  1. Live Dealer

    8 vote(s)
  2. No Opinion

    4 vote(s)
  3. Software

    9 vote(s)
    Jul 27, 2007
  1. Land OF Smiles

    Land OF Smiles Dormant account

    Surat Thani,Thailand
    I've played both and would like to know what all of you think about either playing Live via a video link or playing with the casino software.

    I know for a fact that when I used to play at Intercasino I would fare better at a table with people sitting on it already than alone.

    Anyone care to share their opinions and their reasons why....

    The reasoning voice inside me tells me it's harder for there to be bias with a Live Dealer and that your fate really lies with lady luck and the way you play.

    However, I have heard stories of Live Dealer casinos that will introduce 'glitches' and 'server problems' when highly player-profitable events happen.

    Anyway, poll attached.

    Many Thanks. LOS.
  2. Jul 27, 2007
  3. Simmo!

    Simmo! Moderator Staff Member

    Web Dev.
    I think Live Dealer has a little way to go to earn the trust of players. The biggest issue is a lack of history and a cynic might suspect it's easier for the casino to put one over on you.

    However, Microgaming's clever new Live Dealer documentation system and video library (discussed in a previous thread here) should hopefully take care of all that when it's all up-and-running.
    1 person likes this.
  4. Jul 27, 2007
  5. SlotMonster

    SlotMonster Twitch Streamer - Affiliate webmeister

    Live Dealer
    1. You can see dealing the cards.
    2. You in atmosphere of real casino :)
    3. As for me I trust Leave Dealer more than software. ;)

    1. Deals toooo slow...
    2. Bad quality of video (in several casinos)
    3. To play for a long time you need unlimited Internet connection....well, almost unlimited, but very cheap, cause it's eat a lot of traffic to transmit video from server to you.

    It's my opinion.
    1 person likes this.
  6. Jul 29, 2007
  7. niklas

    niklas Dormant account

    I like the fact that I can use online casinos while doing other things. I can be dealt a hand of blackjack, then do something else for a few minutes before I go back and hit/stand/whatever.
  8. Jul 29, 2007
  9. winbig

    winbig Keep winning this amount.

    Another interesting spin on this is that we now have "Slot parlors" in Pennsylvania. They just passed regulations allowing "Virtual" blackjack tables. They basically do just what is being done online.

    But, for both online and off, I'd rather have a real dealer. :p
  10. Jul 29, 2007
  11. KasinoKing

    KasinoKing WebMeister & Slotaholic.. CAG MM PABnonaccred webmeister

    House-Husband and Casino Advisor
    Bexhill on sea, England
    Agree with these points.

    I was playing 'live' roulette once and clearly saw the ball land in one number, but a DIFFERENT number came up on the electronic display!!

    But most of all, live dealers are just way way way too slow!!
  12. Jul 29, 2007
  13. XXLClubCasino

    XXLClubCasino Dormant account

    Casino Manager
    just a quick note on live dealers, bet place in live games are in mean around 3x higher than bet place on software table games but due to the slower amounts of hand dealed per hour; turnover is 3.5x higher in software table games (per hour)
  14. Jul 29, 2007
  15. cheekymonkey

    cheekymonkey Dormant account

    Back at my mums
    You really must stop smoking those 'herbal' roll-ups whilst you are playing KK.

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