Mobile casino gaming is the most recent trend in the virtual casino industry in South Africa and in order to follow the trends online casinos are moving onto the mobile casino market and are developing mobile casino versions. Casino software providers also expand in the mobile gaming business and create games that will work flawlessly on various mobile devices and mobile operating systems. Android is very popular operating system that powers thousands of mobile phones and tablets. Therefore, online casinos and software providers work toward creating functional mobile casino apps and high quality casino games that can be played for real money on the go on these devices.
Why Play at Android Casinos?
Android smart phones and tablets are no longer second rated to Apple’s iOS products like the different models of iPhone and iPad in South Africa. As a matter of fact, they are as popular as ever. Therefore, as a result, Android casinos and games for real money are thriving and many players use their Android devices to play casino games on the move.
Generally speaking, online casinos that want to expand in the mobile casino gaming industry have a list of mobile devices they need to work towards accommodating and iOS and Android powered devices are on top of the list. In most cases, if a mobile casino is compatible with iOS, it is also compatible with Android. This is great news to mobile casino fans that want to play casino games like slots for real money on Android because on Android mobile casino app they will get more or less the same experience and enjoyment as any Apple player.
Android Games and Software
One of the most popular and well-known software providers that create Android compatible mobile casino games for real cash are Microgaming, IGT, Betsoft Gaming and Playtech. Microgaming is probably one of the biggest online and mobile casino software providers in the world with new online and mobile real money casino games popping up on a regular basis. Microgaming Go mobile casino platform features Android compatible games like the all-time favorites Mega Moolah and Thunderstruck as well as games like Mermaids Millions, Tomb Rider, Roulette Gold, Blackjack etc. Furthermore, IGT software also creates amazing mobile games that work perfectly on smaller screens and some of them include Kitty Glitter, Cleopatra, Monopoly Dream Life, Crown of Egypt, Treasures of Troy, Pixies of the Forest, craps, roulette and so on.
The fans of the Marvel comics can play thrilling Marvel-branded mobile casino games on Android from Playtech like slots (Hulk, Fantastic Four, The Avengers, Iron Man etc) as well as other real money games like video poker and table games. Last but not least, the fans of the mobile 3D games can check out the real money Android casino games from Betsoft Gaming like Mr. Vegas, Under the Bed, Rook’s Revenge, At the Copa, European Roulette, European Blackjack and many more.
Types of Casino Games Available on Android for Real Money
In general, the casino games for real money that can be played on Android mobile devices are:
- Classic, video and 3D slots. Android real money slots are the easiest games to play on the go. They are comprised of spinning reels, pay-lines, pay tables, bonus features like free spins, multipliers and bonus games as well as jackpots. To play them for real money on Android, make a deposit, pick a slot from the lobby and place your wager.
- Roulette, blackjack, craps etc. All these games belong to the category of table/ card mobile casino games. Roulette and blackjack in particular, can also be found in many different variants.
- Progressive games. These games can be slots, video poker or table games with a huge progressive jackpot pool that increases with each bet made by players. The life-changing jackpot can be hit any time. Tip: always bet the maximum on these games to have more winning chances.
- Mobile video poker. Android mobile video poker games are Jacks or Better, Deuces Wild, Aces and Faces and so on. They are basically video poker variants to which general rules apply, but each variant has its own distinct features.
The Popularity of Android Mobile Devices
Many people think that Android devices are not as popular as iPhones and iPads created by Apple. Competition got even tougher with the introduction of Windows Phone and the devices that use it. Funny enough, Android was developed in 2003, but the first mobile phone to use this mobile operating system appeared in 2008. One of the biggest reasons for the popularity of Android is that it is used by virtually all mobile phones and tablets- you name it. This is due to its open-source nature, compared to that of iOS. Nevertheless, Android and iOS are both highly popular in the South African mobile casino market and they will continue to be popular as the mobile casino gambling market improves.