The Europa League and the Premier League had just ended their season, and the Champions League will be seeing Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid in action to win the cup this Saturday. And in about two weeks, Euro 2016 begins. Clearly, the football fever is on.
This is a perfect opportunity for the online sportsbooks to cash in from the bets placed by the players, unless of course if the underdog pulls a surprise—remember how the Leicester City FC win drained certain sports betting sites with the 5000:1 odds?
But all the fun and action are not only for the sportsbooks to enjoy, because even online casinos now have found clever ways to bring the football fever onto their games.
The two favorites: football and slots
At the forefront of this cause is NetEnt, one of the leading online game content providers in today’s market. Popular for its hit games the Guns N Roses slot and Jimi Hendrix slot, NetEnt is making noise once again with its recently released football-themed online slot game.
The Football: Champions Club slot is the latest game to have rolled out this year for the 20-year-old company, and the timing of the release of this game could not have been perfect.
This new NetEnt slot was launched in time for the UEFA Euro 2016, which will formally open on June 10. Packed with in-game features and bonuses—think tournaments and penalty kicks—this online slot is well designed to keep every football aficionado on their toes.
Simon Hammon, NetEnt’s Chief Product Officer, said:
“All eyes this summer will be glued to the European Championship football, and our exciting new release taps into that interest and gives fans another reason to cheer. Our unique game design and the fun shootout bonus game will be the perfect addition to a fantastic summer of sport.”
With the right combination of football and slots, NetEnt has hit a winner with the Football: Champions Club slot, even more so that Bitcoin casinos that will soon add this game to their library. In fact, this slot is already on board BitCasino.io.
Online casinos with a sports betting platform
Speaking of BitCasino.io, this Bitcoin casino also has a sportsbook integrated, and this gives its registered players all the more ways to feel the football fever.
Online gambling operators see it fit to also integrate sports betting with the other services their casinos provide. Not only does this multiply the players’ chances to score more payouts, it also makes online betting more convenient.
In the Bitcoin gambling sector, there are other brands that already embody the casino-sportsbook setup. mBit Casino was among the latest Bitcoin casinos to welcome a sportsbook on board, while there are also Bitcoin sports betting sites that have included online casino games. Cloudbet, VitalBet, and Nitrogen Sports are some examples of gambling sites that were originally a sportsbook that added a casino platform after to meet market demands.
By giving the bettors the options on how to make the most of their passion for both gambling and football, the iGaming industry and community are in a win-win situation—enjoying every bit of football action, whether in a Bitcoin casino or sportsbook.