There has been so many changes in the casino as we knew and now know it, and there are some interesting observations to make in this regard. This article looks at the differences between the casinos of the 50s and those of the 21st century. It is specifically poignant at this time, as the famous Horseshoe Casino opens once again on the Vegas strip.
You had to be inside them to play
In the 50s, casinos needed to be visited, and in fact, there was a lot more black tie and pomp and ceremony. The deco was incredibly dramatic and almost too glitzy, but this was what the punters and players wanted. Something that was very far removed from their normal daily reality.
There was less variety
In the 50s, you had the slot machines and a few tables, but most likely, the card games and the slots pulled in the players in their droves.
All hosted by actual people
The casinos of the ’50s were indeed hosted by real people, and in fact, on a quiet day, there may have been more staff than players in a traditional 50s casino. The staff and assistance with everything led to the feelings of opulence and made the experience different in the day.
Casinos in the 21st century
You can visit them from the comfort of your home
The biggest change and, in fact, most significant difference in casinos over the ages has been the fact that you can now play all the casino games you would ever want to from the comfort and security of your own home. No longer is there a road trip involved, nor do you have to brave any downtown spots that may not be the safest. You can now play the very same games that you could then, but as mentioned, from home or, in fact, using gambling apps from wherever you have access to the internet on a suitable device.
So many games
The variety of casino games has simply exploded. The interesting fact is that even the games of the 50s have made a comeback and are regarded as the retro gaming craze driving the casino boom in various online sectors. Perhaps, again the reason that Vegas is looking to bring back a few famous 50s casino brands.
There are still actual people hosting
Although the casino games themselves and the platforms are all online. You can still interact and play with real people. From live casino games being dealt with in real-time to exclusive bingo rooms, called by actual people in real-time, all this is still a part of the 21st-century casino. It just all happens virtually and in online rooms.
The casinos of the 21st century have become a lot more electronic, and there are now more people playing at online casinos than are visiting the brick-and-mortar casinos. However, there has been an argument doing the rounds that say the 50s glitz and glam may be making a comeback.