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When Full Casinos for Mac Users?

Will the next couple of years see an increase of Mac online casino games and websites, or will the distant number two of the online casino industry continue to stay in its place for some time to come? What will it take for the online casino industry to turn around and see the potential of online casino gamblers of all shapes, sizes and operating systems? This is a question the answer to which lies less with the customers and more with the online casino operators themselves. After all, there is the pretty inescapable evidence that online gamblers would like to see more than just simply Flash games standing in for an actual Mac-based online casino platform.

Windows has always been the standard for online casinos from pretty much the very first moments of the internet. Most people have Windows-capable computers, and are more than willing to purchase Microsoft-related products and are largely dependent on Windows software for every aspect of their computing experience, be it online or offline or in between or something else about their computer. At the same time, this dependency has hardly been limiting for people. Online casino gamblers have never wanted for online casino games if they had a Windows-based computer, though online casino gamblers with a Mac computer have not been as lucky.

It will take a revolution of sorts in the minds of online casino executives before online casino gambling for Mac users becomes more than simply some sort of half-assed fringe marketing scheme. Online casino companies stand to win big themselves in terms of revenues once they accept the fact that Mac users will not be going away anytime soon and that full-fledged, not-simply-Flash versions of their casinos are what such customers really want. They want to be treated as equally as other online casino users are treated.

OCA News Editor

Jenny McKinnley is OCA’s financial correspondent. After spending years on the trading floor in both NY and London, she offers insight from the inside out on world financial news and events.