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TwinSpires Casino Launches Live Dealer Games

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Simon Young

July 22nd, 2021

The very best online live dealer games have now arrived at TwinSpires Casino, including blackjack, roulette, baccarat, and more.

Our players can now enjoy the immersive experience of sitting with a real casino dealer thanks to games streamed live from a special studio.

It’s the closest you can get to the experience of playing in a real casino without having to leave your own home - and you can even play on your mobile phone.

Regulatory changes now allow live dealer games in Michigan and Pennsylvania, so we are taking the opportunity to launch them for our customers in both states.

How Do Live Dealer Games Work?

We have teamed up with one of the industry’s most respected live dealer games providers, Evolution Gaming.

They run a studio with many casino gaming tables, each of which has a highly-trained dealer using authentic equipment like a blackjack, baccarat, or a roulette table and wheel.

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Each of these tables is streamed live to the TwinSpires Casino platform, where our players can choose to join them. Clever software overlays graphics onto the live stream, prompting players to select an empty seat, place their bets, and make whatever gaming decisions are available (like standing or hitting in blackjack, for example).

It’s all in real-time, and the highly-trained and friendly dealers talk to the players, who can respond through the live chat facility.

The behind-the-scenes technology is highly sophisticated. Special sensors in the gaming tables "see" whatever card the dealer takes out of the shoe (which holds the shuffled cards) – and the software uses this information in the overlaid graphics.

For table games like blackjack and baccarat, you can only take a seat if one is available on your chosen table (there may be different tables available with alternative minimum stakes). If all the seats are taken, you might be able to "bet behind" a seated player, which means placing a bet on him or her winning the hand.

Roulette is different. Unlike in a real casino, where only so many players can jostle for position around the table, endless players can enjoy the action in the live casino game environment. The dealer will give you time to place your bets on the virtual roulette table before spinning the white ball around the roulette wheel. Any winnings are added automatically to your account.

Which Live Dealer Games are Available?

TwinSpires Casino is launching with a good selection of live dealer tables:

  • Live Roulette: Our roulette live dealer games feature the European Roulette variant, with one single-zero segment on the wheel. This provides players with a much better house edge than American Roulette, which has single and double-zero segments
  • Live Blackjack: One of the most popular live dealer games – play alongside up to six other players as you try to beat the dealer. All players get their own two cards to play with
  • Infinite Blackjack: This is a fun, low-stakes action game where the same hand is dealt to all players at the table, but each of them gets to play the hand as they choose
  • Live Baccarat: This game has one of the lowest house edges in the casino, and it’s not as sophisticated as many would believe. Give it a try and find out for yourself.

What Stakes Can I Play?

Just like in brick-and-mortar casinos, the stakes will vary at live casino games tables online. For example, the minimum bet on live roulette is just 50 cents. It’s $1 for baccarat and infinite blackjack, but a higher amount for normal blackjack games, depending on the time of day and player volume.

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Play Live Dealer Games at TwinSpires Casino

To enjoy this engaging form of online casino action, you must get yourself a TwinSpires Casino account. Sign up here, then make sure you claim the generous welcome bonus, which will help your bankroll go further.

Once you’re set up, head to the Live Casino Games section of the casino, open the lobby and join your favorite game. Good luck at the tables!