Global Gaming Expo discusses the future of casinos worldwide; Could mean changes to local Hard Rock

The G2E is the world's largest casino-gaming conference

By Jessica Plue | jplue@kcautv.com

Published 09/27 2016 10:31PM

Updated 09/27 2016 10:31PM

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The world's largest casino-gaming conference is being held this week in Las Vegas. Attending that conference are members of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

The G2E Global Gaming Expo is a conference discussing the future of casinos worldwide, including one's like the Hard Rock in Sioux City. From new gaming trends to better food and beverages this casino could be seeing some new additions in the near future.

This year's gaming expo focuses on attracting millennials to the gaming floor. Future attractions included proto-type  virtual reality simulations, puzzle and skill games much like Fruit Ninja and Candy Crush, as well as the crowd favorite, 3-D and even 4-D themed slot machines. The general manager of the Hard Rock says the casino will most likely follow the trends the expo has set out.

"I think the future really relies in the skill-based gaming where you can use your actual physical and mental skills to determine the outcome of the game. People have been looking for an outcome like that and I think that'd be coming to a casino near you," says Todd Moyer, General Manager of the Hard Rock.

The expo also revealed a live casino app for mobile devices so players can gamble in and out of the casino.

There has been talk at the convention of trying to increase fantasy sports gambling but that will be a panel talking point later this week. The expo started Monday and will last until Thursday.


 

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