At the start of this pandemic, many people including businesses, corporations and so much more had been adapting to survive. Land based operators had to think on how to cope up so they took their businesses online. Many had to work from home as well.
How did this impact the iGaming industry?
- The good side of it all, this was an opportunity for iGaming to boom. There is no doubt that people are spending more time online. The question is, are people willing to spend just their time online or even their money. The longer this crisis last, unemployment may increase. Thus, expect people to be more prudent with their spending. However, despite this, there is a notable increase in people who visit different iGaming sites. This is because people are looking for things to do to entertain them.
- Many land based sports like racing, and casino may be replaced by e-sports.
- Many are already introducing iGaming as a germ free sports since they play in the comforts of their home instead of going to a packed land based casino. Operators want to be proactive.