Indian Players Going Online For Entertainment
Indian summers can be unforgiving and 2020 certainly looks like that it is going to be summer to remember for millions of Indians and for all the wrong reasons. With current circumstances and sweltering heat forcing people to spend more time indoors, they are going online to be entertained.
The selection of online games for Indian players has vastly improved over the years and it is fair to say that the summer of 2020 has a better selection of online games on offer than previous summers.
One of the reasons for the increase in choice selection is because both the domestic and international gaming operators have started to tap into the lucrative online gaming market, as they have seen that Indian players are consuming more games with every passing year, thereby spiking the curve of demand.
Indian Players Can Enjoy Multiple Choices
There are some arenas in life where having too many choices makes it a difficult proposition but this is not the case in the arena of online casino games. Indian players now have a great selection of online casinos and sportsbooks to choose from. These online gaming offerings comprise of a variety of gaming categories ranging from online slots, table games, lotteries, scratchcards, daily fantasy sports, e-sports, sports betting, virtual reality games and skill based games.
Given the fact that the majority of the Indian population fall between the ages of 20 to 40, iGaming operators are always looking to bring in games that will appeal to that age-group. Another way to offer the most choices is to stack the deck, so that Indian players can get all their gaming requirements met under one roof.
We will detail three different gaming categories that are becoming more and more popular with each passing month.
Indian players are falling in love with online slots as they realize that these games are easy to play, require no gaming strategy and provide them with interesting storylines and themes. To make things even more interesting, multiple gaming developers are creating online slots that are specifically customized for an Indian audience.
Most Indian players tend to be very cautious with their money and are not big spenders at first. They need to learn how a game works, what could be their potential payout and whether they can defy the odds and get lady luck to shine on them. Slot games are based purely on luck and the results are determined by a Random Number Generator (RNG).
Most slot games have very low minimum stakes to start playing, which make them ideal for Indian players to test the waters and see how things play out. Slot games also allow players to increase their stake whenever they want, which means when they feel that they are riding a wave of luck; they can up their stake and see if it turns into a big payday for them.
Expect the online slot category to grow even more popular in the coming months as more players decide to spin the reels and hope for a positive outcome!
Millions of punters in India are now realizing that they can make sports wagers online and not get in trouble with the law. It is not illegal to place a sports bet provided you are doing it with an offshore site that is licensed in another jurisdiction.
As the sporting world slowly gets back into action, Indian bettors will be keen to wager on their favorite sports — starting with cricket. There are millions of young Indians who enjoy the NBA, NFL and MMA and they will be happy to know that there are a number of sports betting sites in India that accept legitimate bets on these sports and more.
Players can not only wager at these sportsbooks but also be assured of being able to withdraw their winnings without any problems.
Online poker was never popular with Indian players a few years ago but a dramatic shift has taken place as the popularity of poker has skyrocketed in the last few years. One main reason for this is that a number of Indian poker players have done well for themselves on the international poker circuit in recent times, and their success has been well documented and highlighted in India.
Young Indian players have realized that it is possible for them to make a career out of playing poker and make a good living, provided they learn how to become good poker players. The poker market in India continues to expand rapidly as iPoker operators look to host tournaments with bigger guarantees and educate the Indian market on why poker is a game of skill and not chance.