Pragmatic Play has been trying to make it in the world of live dealer casino games, after being mostly recognised as an RNG games provider and a slots manufacturer.
There is no denying that the Pragmatic Play brand is taking is position on the marked and is ranking higher and higher year after year. So far, they have a lovely portfolio of live dealer blackjack, roulette and baccarat games and one of the latest one to join the family is Live Speed Roulette.
Based on the supplier’s standard roulette with the single-zero European wheel, the Speed Roulette versions speeds up the gameplay up to 60%. The studio setting is also different from the one used in classic roulette. The green and gold highlights remain, but the design is different. Pragmatic Play streams from its Bucharest studio facility and employs skilled, sociable dealers. They may not speak perfect, fluent English, but they are animated and highly-competent.
You will likely be able to play Live Speed Roulette from Pragmatic Play right away without any kind of instruction manual.
That’s because the game follows standard European roulette rules and uses a wheel with only one zero pocket. The betting layouts include the standard board and the racetrack setup, including the four French sections – Zero, Voisins, Orphelins and Tiers. If you want to stick to the basics, you can choose among Straight Up, Split, Corner, Six Line, Column, Dozen and Even Chances (Red/Black, Even/Odd, High/Low), but if you care for something more risky, the complex bets are at your disposal, as well as special bets Finale en Plein, Finales a Cheval or Full Complete.
Once you’ve placed some chips on the table, you can make use of the favourite bets saving tool, which is particularly useful in a fast-paced game like Live Speed Roulette. Just open the Favourites window (the heart icon in the lower left corner) and click on Add Current Bet to save the wager for future spins. The last winning numbers are always shown at the bottom of the screen across a transparent ribbon. By clicking on any of them will automatically place a Straight Up bet on the chosen number.
You can look at game stats and Hot&Cold numbers as well as choose the software to repeat your bets automatically for a predetermined number of spins (minimum 5). There are only 11 seconds to act on the bets, so each additional tool that shortens the process helps.
It shows that Pragmatic Play has a competent team, which, as we know, consists of ex Evolution, Authentic, Playtech and Ezugi developers. All the roulette games they have released so far are playable and enjoyable, and not the collection is richer for a speedy version that only gives you 11 seconds to place your bet.
If you save your favourite wagers and you are quick on the trigger, that should be no issue, especially if you know that you are getting more chances to win while spending the same amount of time you would on regular live roulette games.