Many online casinos and software providers tout themselves as being “industry leaders,” however very few of these entities can effectively back that claim up. When it comes to Evolution Gaming, that is simply not the case. Evolution is widely regarded as the industry leader in live online casino games, and there are few competitors who would be able to put up a strong argument against that. The following will detail just what makes Evolution so unique, and why they are considered to be the best.
Evolution is a Latvian company that was founded back in 2006, before live games had any sort of real presence at online casinos. Naturally, people thought those behind the operation were crazy because the concept of live online casino games was not one anyone had really thought of. Despite this, the company began soaring very quickly, and by 2009, their flagship production studios—located in Riga—were forced to grow by 4x. It was around that same time when Evolution inked deals with some of Europe’s biggest online casinos, including 888, Ladbrokes, and SkyBet.
Again, this time in 2010, the flagship studio in Riga was forced to expand thanks to demand that seemed to be growing exponentially. From that point forward, Evolution began building production studios in other countries and evolved from a European brand to a global one. With public attention streaming in and a customer base that was constantly growing, it came as no surprise that Evolution won their first EGR Live Casino Supplier of the Year Award in 2010 and has continued to win that same award ever since. They became a publicly traded company in 2017 on Stockholm’s Nasdaq and seem to be continuing to gain momentum, rather than lose it.
Apart from the games themselves and the dealers who support those games, there are other aspects of Evolution’s offering that help solidify their position at the top of the live dealer food chain. For one, all of Evolution’s live games exist as instant play options. Rather than having to download an application of some sort, simply having the most up to date version of Adobe Flash will allow you to play from any device at any time. Yes, this includes mobile devices.
Tying into this is Evolution’s ability to simultaneously coexist with other software providers. While some online casinos offer strictly one type of software, Evolution casinos tend to offer a diverse selection of different software providers. So, for those who may not always want to play live online games, you can rest easy knowing that most Evolution casinos offer games from other software providers as well.
From experience, what sets Evolution apart from other live dealer game providers is the quality of their dealers. Being that many of their production studios are based out of Europe, people from the US or the United Kingdom might be wary about the English fluency of some of the dealers. At some live casinos, the gaming experience is fine save for the fact that, sometimes, you can hardly understand what the dealer is saying, if the dealer says anything at all. Evolution not only ensures that their dealers speak English, they ensure that their level of fluency is top-notch; which it always is.
Add to this the professionalism of the dealers, and you have 2 simple, albeit oft-overlooked, ingredients that make a great live dealer casino. All the other aspects of the live casino software are great, but at the end of the day it is the dealer that means the biggest difference between live and traditional online casino games.
By this point, you probably know that Evolution offers strictly live games, however we haven’t delved too deeply into what games they offer. The following will present you with a listing of the games on offer as well as a little bit about them.