2012 has been a stellar year for innovation in the industry, as it continues to avail of new technologies.
The online casino industry has enjoyed an innovative 2012. Perhaps the most important step is the One Wallet System, which is now offered by most leading gambling operators, including William Hill.
It enables customers to use an operator's casino, sportsbook, poker, bingo and other games, without having to create an account for each platform.
3D and animated online video slots continued to evolve in 2012. Experts point to Betsoft Gaming's 3D slots as the best overall experience, with Mr Green Casino boasting the most innovative games. CTXM and Rival Gaming are catching up fast, with the release of dozens of new 3D games.
Slots and blackjack tournaments exploded in 2012, with many operators, including All Slots and Platinum Play now offering daily slots tournaments. At All Slots, players enter by paying into a prize pool. When the tournament finishes, the prize pool is divided between the top players.