While the first automatic cases without cashiers are born in the supermarkets, the concept is winning casinos. If the tests of this system have remained rather discreet in recent years, it is the Société des Casinos du Québec (SCQ) which has initiated their final introduction in the casinos in recent times.
It was in 2008 that the Montreal Casino was one of the pioneers in this area. He then hosted the first electronic poker table. Yet in 2009 he withdrew the first trials and put the traditional deales back at work. Is that the system had not encountered such fervent amateurs - the American players had not really enjoyed being around a table with a real dealer. And the croupiers and their unions did not appreciate this initiative either.
However, this is the crisis that has been raging for a few years at the international level and in particular in casinos that pushes Quebec casinos to re-equip themselves with electronic game tables. Staff blows being sometimes substantial, casinos find here a way to save money and increase their margins. It is the future of the profession that is at stake and we can easily understand why the croupiers and their unions are in anger. For the casino, these electronic tables have the advantage of having to be animated only by animators, less paid than the croupiers and to allow them to accommodate 50 % more players per table.
Le live casino is dead?
The paradox is that precisely to compensate for the lack of human life on the online casinos that has developed The live mess - Play tables filmed live from a real casino, with a real dealer ...
We therefore understand that these tables are particularly interesting from an economic point of view for casinos. But are ultimately so for the customer for the whole company? If we think that casinos were providers of employment, we can see by the use of these machines that this may be less and less the case. This also helps to dehumanize the casino which however was a traditional meeting place since the dawn of time. It is perhaps the same feeling that grabs you when you cross a supermarket without meeting the slightest who returned home through fully automatic funds.