Q&A/Twitch bans gambling streamers w/ Michael Pedersen CCO at Livespins
Twitch banned remote licensed online casino sites from being streamed from its platform. Livespins have long expected this moment to come. The opportunity that sits at the intersection of gambling and streaming is far too big for them not to take advantage of it.
Twitch bans gambling streamers. ItsSlicker admitted to having a gambling problem. The ban comes in the wake of a campaign to oust gambling from the platform. The writing has been on the wall for some time now. Many streamer were playing with large and unsustainable bet amounts and taking offensive studio behaviour.
Twitch has banned gambling streamers. The ban will take some time to be understood. Online casino brands that hold a licence in the US can continue to use the platform. Streamers that have built their brands on slot streaming will be heavily impacted.
Twitch has banned gambling streamers. Livespins was founded on the idea that a significant player segment loves the slots streaming concept. They wanted to retain all the features but leave behind the unsustainable behaviour.
Livespins allows casinos, studios and streamers to leverage the popularity of slot streaming. For licenced operators, the stream takes place directly within their casino and allows them to generate revenues from the bet behinds that players can make via the system. Livespins also pays studios to be on the platform. Viewers and players get involved in the game by betting behind each spin.
Livespins is a streaming entertainment company. It works in a responsible way, with its operators working to create safe and sustainable play for their customers. Its streamers are vetted and trained for months on content and responsible gambling.
Livespins is a platform and product to allow operators, studios and streamers to unlock the potential of slot streaming. Twitch might ban online casino from its platform, but Livespins see it as just the beginning.