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As I exclusively revealed in February 2016, the Hippodrome live casino will be launching it’s own Live Dual Play Roulette table and feed from the casino based in Leicester Square in London.

Announced this morning in a press release.

Evolution to launch Hippodrome’s own Live Casino and ‘Live from The Hippodrome’ feed

Evolution Gaming, leading provider of Live Casino solutions, has signed an agreement with London’s Hippodrome Casino that will see the launch of both an online Live Casino service for The Hippodrome itself, and a ‘Live from The Hippodrome’ feed for Evolution’s complete network of licensees.

The Hippodrome’s own Live Casino service will be built around Evolution’s generic live tables, located at Evolution’s Riga studios, and a Dual Play Roulette table to be sited within Lola’s, The Hippodrome’s underground casino.

The Evolution Dual Play Roulette table on the gaming floor in Lola’s will allow online players on desktop, tablet and smartphone to play with players seated at the same Lola’s table. This dual play (or ‘convergence’) capability is enabled by an Evolution state-of-the-art Live Casino camera and sound studio installation around the actual table.

As well as being a focal point of The Hippodrome’s own Live Casino service, the Lola’s Dual Play Roulette table will be made available as a ‘Live from the Hippodrome’ feed to Evolution’s other licensees. This will allow any Evolution licensee’s players to sample the unique atmosphere of Lola’s, which recreates the under-stage Hippodrome live entertainment club of 1900.

George Constantinou, Director of Online Operations at The Hippodrome Casino, said:

“The Hippodrome is a powerful and highly recognisable brand in the gaming and entertainment world. This exciting initiative with Evolution will enable players to play not only at our historic destination casino, but to actually play online at a real table set amidst the unique and pulsating atmosphere of Lola’s.”

Jens on Bahr, CEO and co-founder at Evolution Gaming, commented:

“This is another major step in our land-based and convergence strategy — a step that will both enrich the gaming experience for online players and expand the services available to all Evolution licensees. Existing and new Hippodrome and Lola’s patrons will be able to experience the thrill of playing at this historic venue’s tables from virtually any location, even when they are not able to visit the venue in-person.”

Press Release Ends

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The Hippodrome Live Casino is already running games from Evolution, having migrated away from the Microgaming Live Casino earlier this year.

I’m interested to see if they will add a dedicated area at the Riga Studio’s as the press release is a bit unclear on this.

This is great news for UK & International players visiting the casino in London. You’ll now be able to play at the table in the casino and then go home and continue playing on the same table. 

As mentioned above the Hippodrome Dual Play Roulette table will be located in Lola’s which is the underground casino at the Hippodrome.

It’s a smaller environment than the main gaming floor upstairs. It has a range of card tables offering Blackjack and 3 Card Poker and presently there are three American Roulette tables and one craps table.  

I visited the Dragonara Casino when I was in Malta earlier in the year and was able see and play on the very first Dual Play Roulette table that Evolution launched. I’m certainly looking forward to visiting the new table at the Hippodrome. 


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I have tried to be objective and consistent with all my live casino reviews. Hopefully, they will strike a chord with you, but I thought it might be helpful to explain the criteria I use to mark each of the casinos. Hopefully, the categories and explanations make sense.

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After all that, would I play there regularly?

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