Live Hi-Lo Gambler is one of the latest games to have been added to the Playtech live dealer portfolio seeing that it has been around since July 2015. It is currently only available in their European casino, which means the action is streamed live from a studio in Riga, with high-end user interface and live chat option in place to enhance the overall experience.
The game is played with a deck of twelve cards, which contains all standard cards apart from 10, with half of these being red and the other half black. The objective of Live Hi-Lo Gambler is to guess the value of the next card when compared to the base card, and it is the simple gameplay as well as potential for big wins that are likely to make the Playtech title very popular among casino players.
Currently available between 14:00 GMT and 01:00 GMT, Live Hi-Lo Gambler starts when dealer burns three cards and then draws a base card. Players have a total of 15 seconds to place their wagers, and they can do so by selecting preferred chip value and then placing it on the expected outcome.
Once all bets are placed, the dealer will burn another three cards and reveal the result card. The result card then becomes base card for next round, and you can Collect All or Collect Some of the returns before heading off to next round.
Casino gamers can bet on Red or Black (x1.92), numbers 2-5, 6-9 and J-A (x2.89), King&Ace (x5.78), Ace (x11.56) and Snap (x12.06), which is a basically predicting that the next card will be the same as base card.
Betting on Higher and Lower card is also available, with potential payouts obviously depending on the value of base card. Table limits range from $2 to $20, whereas maximum payout is $200. Live chat option is available, with extensive History tool positioned to the right of the live video feed.
Hi Lo games are not exactly a fixture in live dealer casinos, but they could soon become given the promising start the Playtech title has enjoyed upon its launch. Live Hi-Lo Gambler is an excellent addition to classic live dealer games, not only because it is quite easy to learn and master, but also due to the fact that it houses an excellent selection of bets, ranging from those fairly simple to get right to long shots with pretty impressive payouts.