Please help improve it live roulette discuss these issues on the talk page. This article may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia’s quality standards. No cleanup reason has been specified. This article relies too much on references to primary sources.
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The programme allows people to place their chips on the roulette table by watching online or on TV and phoning the designated call centre number or playing via the internet. This new brand encompasses many live dealer games including multiple versions of roulette and blackjack. 7 on 23 June 2005 on Sky channel 274 and aired between 3 pm and 11 pm. The show began as an experiment to see if a gaming show of that type would work on television and soon moved to a new time slot of 6pm-2am in response to feedback from the players.
On 25 September 2006 the show added an additional two-hour extension from 2am-4am, where the presenter based format was replaced by a focus on the wheel and the numbers being spun. Dating sections of EPG to channel 847, where it remained up to Monday 7 July 2008, when it moved once again due to another Sky EPG reshuffle to its current 866. On 14 August 2006, Live Roulette launched their website which enabled players to play on-line for the first time. On 1 October, the channel of which Live Roulette rebranded to become a programme strand of Super Casino which encompasses Live Roulette, Live Blackjack and many other casino games. Autowheel appears on the channel at times when it is not presenter led, it is an air powered wheel that recreates the real wheel situation. Per an Ofcom agreement Live Roulette became the first form of gambling to feature on terrestrial TV, with a slot on Channel 5 between 12-4am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
The programme now broadcasts on the channel seven days a week. This caused major divides between politicians that were publicly documented in various mainstream newspapers such as the Daily Mail. Live Roulette is broadcast on the Super Casino channel on Sky Digital. Channel 5 is no longer broadcasting Supercasino Live Roulette.