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How movies influence online gambling

Latest figures have shown that there was a 20% increase in films released in 2021, compared to the previous year. What’s more, with a growing interest in films and a huge fan base all over the world, it’s no surprise that we’re seeing some movie-based influences in other areas of our life. 

From travel to fashion, and now even the games we play, it seems our favourite storylines and characters are having a bigger impact on the way we live, work and play. Here, we delve deeper into the connection of movies and online gambling. 


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Movie-based casino games 

Perhaps one of the most obvious impacts of the movie industry is the range of games now available online that draw on the main film genres. Whichever is your favourite, there’s probably an online casino game out there that relates to it. Jurassic Kingdom, for example, seems to draw on the popular dinosaur franchise with a similar title. What’s more, fans of movies and online gambling in Canada can choose between slots, bingo and specialist titles that either feature characters, theme tunes and design that draws on the main themes of their favourite films or even games like roulette that feature in the films themselves.

Not only does it allow players to build on their love and interest in a certain film but it provides another level of connection and is a great way to create your own narrative for the characters involved. 

A bigger and newer network

Plenty of films are either based in casinos or at least have a few scenes shot in them, and this helps to tap into a new audience of players. Not to mention, the fact that it enhances the overall appearance of casinos and gambling. Let’s take the James Bond film franchise, for example. The casinos portrayed in these films often exude sophistication and luxury living - with players dressed in fashionable suits and dresses. 

The staff and main characters are charismatic and the added bonus of winning helps to create a positive picture of casinos. This is a great way of keeping existing players on board while also building up interest from new players. 

Improved representation

It can’t be denied that films like James Bond have enhanced the look and feel of casinos, and potentially could have interested some people in playing for the first time. However, movies have also been successful in tapping into a market of female gamblers. Barbara Stanwyck, Kate Bosworth, Sharon Stone and Julia Roberts have all appeared in casino-based films which depict important storylines surrounding genders in the casino industry.

What’s more, with latest figures revealing that nearly half of women have gambled in the last month, it’s important that casino developers are continuing to offer experiences to suit their needs if they want to stay ahead of the game. 

These are just a few of the ways that the movies have inspired and changed the casino industry. Plus, as interest in gambling grows and more titles are released, it will only be time before we see even more movie influences in our favourite online casino games.

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