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What is a live dealer in online casinos

What is online live dealer?

With the advancement in technology is making our lives more interesting on a daily basis. The same stands true for the online casino industry.

The first online casino was launched in 1994. In last 25 years, this industry has undergone tremendous changes, mostly for the benefit of customers.

In order to make the experience as real as possible for customers, online casinos have also started offering games with a live dealer.

So, what is an online live dealer?

Just as the name suggests, a live dealer is a person who is in charge of running the game on a real-life casino table, streaming live to your computer screens. Hence, you can play a real casino game with a real-live dealer in real time. The online dealer physically interacts with the game set-up and performs tasks such as spinning the roulette wheel, the dealing of cards etc.

Players, on the other end of the screen, can interact with live dealers using a chat function. With the help of optical character recognition (OCR) technology, these outcomes are turned into data.

There is one big difference between a regular online casino game and a live dealer casino game. A real life action determines the result rather than a random computer algorithm.

This definitely adds an element of authenticity to the experience for customers. Hence, live online dealers have become a common feature with most online casinos.

Are there any disadvantages of online casinos with live dealers?

Now you might wonder all online casinos games don’t have live dealers. Is there any disadvantage of incorporating live dealers in online casino?

The only concerning disadvantage about live dealer games is high costs associated them. Casinos spend a lot on recording, streaming etc making live dealer games more expensive than the normal ones.

Hence,  you will only find a limited number of games with live dealers. At the same time, you can find much more options without live dealers.

Live dealers are common in games such as Roulette, Blackjack, Sic Bo, and Baccarat etc.