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On Air Entertainment Live Casino Provider – Review

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On Air Entertainment is a new live casino solution provider affiliated with Microgaming. It was launched in December 2020 and is headed by a team with a combined experience of over  100 years in building and running live casino solutions.

andres rengifoThe CEO is Andres Rengifo, who originally trained as a croupier before heading up the live casino operation at William Hill.

From there, Andres moved on to run Evolution’s Malta Live casino studios, before taking the role as Head of Live Casino at NetEnt. The role at Netent Live eventually ended in 2020, following its purchase and subsequent closure by Evolution.

Where is On Air Entertainment Located?

On Air Entertainment is headquartered in Malta where their sales and product teams are located. Additional offices are in Poland and Estonia where the Dev Ops and HR teams are located.

A new modern live casino studio has been built in Riga, Latvia. As of October 2021, the headcount stands at 50+, with the aim of having 600+ in 2022, following the initial three games launch.

So How is On Air Entertainment Different?

According to the On Air Website and an interview with Andres, it’s clear that On Air Entertainment is here to disrupt the live casino market.

Their aim, like every new operator, is to provide a first-class selection of games to their customers. A simplified commercial proposition is also offered that includes no minimum fees, click fees and side bet fees.

What Games Will Launch First?

On Air will be launching two games initially.

  1. Blackjack with Side Bets (21+3 and Perfect Pairs) launched with Deal Now and Pre decision capabilities on the 24th November 2021. Blue screen technologies have been used in the studio to provide an immersive playing experience.
  2. Roulette is planned to launch in February 2022.

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Markets

A closer look at what On Air is doing reveals preparation for the Greek market. A recruitment drive for Russian speaking dealers is underway, ready for the launch of Russian blackjack tables in January 2022.

Hindi Speaking dealers are also being recruited, so expect Hindi localised language tables and games in the future?

Where you can Play On Air Entertainment Live Games

On Air Entertainment Live Casino games will be available at Microgaming casinos through the Microgaming integration platform.

It will be very much plug and play for the casinos that take the games.

Live Blackjack

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Live Blackjack launched on the 24th November 2012 from the studio in Riga Latvia.

  • The game is played to Vegas Rules, using eight decks of 52 playing cards.
  • Paired hands can be split once and Spilt Aces only get one card.
  • Any 2 card player hand can be doubled.
  • The dealer stands on all 17’s and takes a card on 16.
  • Insurance is offered when the dealer’s upcard is an Ace.
  • All tables have seven seats.
  • Side bets of 21+3 and Perfect Pairs are optional.
  • The game has an RTP of 99.44%.

Read my full On Air Live Blackjack game review here.