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How Has the Hungary Online Casino Market Evolved


Do you still visit your nearest land-based casino in Hungary to play your favorite table games or card games? Gone are the days when players would queue at the casinos and pay to play games.

Currently, many revolutions have happened in the gambling industry to make it better. There is no more going to the land-based arenas because the technology has led to many transformations in the Hungarian gambling arena.

The availability of smartphones allows everyone in Hungary to play gambling games on the move or from the comfort of their homes, especially during this dreaded pandemic that needs everyone indoors. Alongside the advancements, it's also important to note that there have been changes in the gambling market of Hungary.

We linked up with our expert in gaming, Péter Deli (view profile), to let you know some of the evolutions the Hungarian gambling market has gone through.

How did gambling start in Hungary?

Every country always has a story behind the rise of gambling in their territory. Hungary is not an exception, and it also has a little story of how gambling became a reality.

Before World War 2, gambling was not a popular concept. Immediately after the war, the political class and society changed their ideology about the activity. That saw the government allowing the players to play national lotteries.

The introduction of lotteries opened the door for other exciting activities such as card games. The gambling on card games was under strict guidelines by the prevailing gambling laws then.

One of the measures outlined by the law stated that until a player was 18 years old, they were not allowed to take part in gaming. To date, gambling in the mainland casinos in Hungary has been a strict topic.

Players were required to register in the casino to play some of their favorite games. Despite the advancement in gambling technology, it took longer for the online casinos to legally commence their operations in Hungary and offer online casino games.

Fortunately, the government legalized online gambling in 2013, allowing most of the casinos to offer gaming services to the players. But, they could only operate under the condition that they got registered and licensed to provide the players with an opportunity to play their favorite games as well as online bingo.

Who is the main online gaming service provider?
As much as online gambling became legal in 2013 and only registered and licensed companies were allowed to offer the gaming services, there is another game provider you need to know.

Szerencsejatek Zrt company is the prominent casino game provider in the gambling arena in Hungary. It's state-owned and is fully licensed to allow the players to play their favorite games.

The gaming options it has are non-liberal. They can only offer them in collaboration with the government or another operator in Hungary.

Some of the gaming options you won't miss when you visit the Szerencsejatek Zrt company online including poker, keno, Luxo, putto, and seven number draw games. Sports games available are Goal Toto, Tippmix, and Toto pools.

What are the popular online games you will find in Hungary?

Online Poker

Have you played online poker? If you haven't, then it is time to stop hesitating as there is much you are missing out on.

It's among the old casino games that have gained popularity and remained in the limelight in the online casino Canada and Hungary casino space.

Online Roulette

Hungarians have the opportunity to enjoy online roulette that is available on the online casino in Hungary. They only need better gaming devices to make money.

Online slots

Slots have been in the gaming limelight for many years. Some of the biggest casino wins have also come from slots They are among the most accessible games to learn and play in Hungary if you are looking for something exciting.

Online Blackjack

Blackjack is also among the easily accessible online casino games. You will not require sophisticated skills to play and win it.

The gambling industry in Hungary has risen from the lowest levels to advance to the highest. Currently, it is among the countries with a friendly gambling environment and allows the players to play and win at online casino games. 

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