Internet casino software and online gambling
Online gambling became a reality in the mid 1990s and since it was introduced and offered to players and it has been growing exponentially. The industry of internet gambling is considered to be one of the fastest growing if not the absolute fastest growing industry in the world. Thanks to the high speed internet and the technology, the online gamblers do not have to worry about anything as there is nothing that stands between them and ultimate gambling fun. All what players need to do is get online and choose software and an online casino and they can start having fun. In order for players to make an educated decision, we are going to discuss the different online casino software, their pros and their cons so players can choose the software that suits them.
The first one on the list is Playtech. Playtech was founded twelve years ago in 2000. Since it was founded and it has been one of the fastest growing software developers in the industry. The games that are offered by Paytech are known for having razor sharp graphics, amazing sound effects and lucrative features. There are two downsides when it comes to Playtech. The first one is that it does not support players from the United States of America and the second one is that the release of new content is far behind other software developers. This makes Playtech one of the best choices to players who do not live in America.
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Playtech is considered to be one of the top two gaming developers for online casino games and software. Playtech has announced this week that the company has experienced a noticeable increase in its revenues despite the drop in the internet poker division. The CEO of the company, Mor Weizer has stated that the performance achieved by the company during the 1st half of 2012 was very encouraging. The company has scored an amazing gross income of Euros 88.1 million. This represents an increase of 99 percent when compared to the same period of last year. These great numbers were encouraging despite the drop in the poker section of the company as is suffered from a 12 percent decrease as it reached Euros 4.4 million.
Playtech is confident that it will maintain this great performance and numbers despite the fact that the upcoming months will witness a seasonal slowdown due to the weaker months of the northern hemisphere during the summer. The company is planning to maintain the momentum despite the slow season in order to finish the year with the same performance it achieved during the first half.
The success and the surge of the revenues of Playtech mean the surge of income to its casinos. Playtech powers the best of online casinos such as William Hill and Bet365 Casino.
Microgaming is one of the oldest companies in the business; it can be even considered the first company to open an online gaming website. Since the debut of the company in the world of online gambling it has been rapidly growing. The games that are provided by Microgaming are considered to be the best games in the business. All of the games are known for having amazing graphics and more than amazing sound effects which guarantees players the best gambling experience of their lives. There are no downsides when it comes to Microgaming, it got the whole thing and it can be easily considered the best in the business.
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The latest slot machine released by Microgaming is finally live at Microgaming powered internet casinos; this game is none other than The Leagues of Fortune. It is live at many of the casinos that are powered by Microgaming such as Platinum Play, River Belle, All Slots and Golden Riviera. Judging from its name, the game will take you to underwater adventures under leagues of water into the depth of the ocean which is perfectly portrayed by the symbols and the background of the slot. It offers the players 1,024 ways to win.
The wild symbol of this slot machine is the logo of The Leagues of Fortune. This symbol appears on the reels stacked in the normal game or during the free spins and it gives one of the highest line payouts. There are many thematic and animated symbols at this game such as the deep sea diver, the map and the pipe smoking captain. The scatter symbol of this game is the treasure chest and it offers the players scatter payouts if at least two of these symbols appear anywhere on the slot’s reel. If 3 or more of the treasure chest symbol appear on the reels, this is going to trigger the free spins. The free spins rounds have payouts that are 5 times the normal payouts but they can’t be re triggered.
Microgaming, the leading online gaming developer for gaming content and software has entered an agreement with Tivoli As, the Danish arcade game operator. This deal will witness Microgaming offering its Quickfire platform flash based soft games and internet casino suite to Tivoli AS. Tivoli is the company that is operating Tivoli Gardens amusement park and it is looking forward to use Microgaming’s Quickfire platform for its most recent TivoliCasino.dk internet casino. This casino has acquired the needed licenses by the gambling authorities in Denmark recently.
Commenting on this deal, Ashley Sandyford-Sykes representing Microgaming stated that the company is very glad that Tivoli AS has decided to utilize Quickfire for the launch of its new casino in the internet gambling market of Denmark. She also added that Quickfire is more than convenient and suitable for a brand as good and well reputed as Tivoli. Following the initial 2 week, Microgaming’s content that is available for the rest of the European players is going to be available to the players of Denmark
On the other hand, the head of Gaming at Tivoli As, Lars Dam-Johnsen stated that Quickfire is the logical and natural choice for any gambling operator that is entering a newly regulated market like the Danish market. This is due to the fact that Microgaming has a lot of experience in the Scandinavian markets and the fact that it has a wide variety of gaming content that is always increasing. This makes it the perfect choice for Tivoli’s online casino.
It also has a Gambling Game feature which allows the players to bank half of their payouts and gamble with the rest or they can choose to gamble with the entire payout rewards.
WagerWorks did not start as a software developing company as it began as a brick and mortar firm’s subsidiary that developed slots. WagerWorks is the only software developer that started as a subsidiary that developed slots. When the parent company of WagerWork was acquired, WagerWorks channeled all of the resources to the online gambling market. WagerWorks only provides casinos with instant play games.
Cryptologic is always referred to as the grandfather of the online gambling industry as it is one of the oldest companies to open its doors in this new market. Cryptologic has built itself a reputation for being one of the best in the industry. It is known for its integrity, transparency and professionalism. Cryptologic keeps adding new gaming content to its library every once a while in order to guarantee the satisfaction of the players and to make sure that players are getting what they deserve. The only downside of the gaming content of Cryptologic is that the gaming library of instant play games is not as exciting and fun as the rest of the games.
Vegas Tehcnology is one of the largest companies in the online gambling scene of America. The software and the games are popular for their fast download as they are considered the fastest download and initial download games available in the market. Vegas Technology is also known for refreshing its gaming content on a regular basis by updating the games and adding new ones each month. They do this to make sure that the players are getting what they deserve and that they are 100% satisfied.
Realtime Gaming is known for its amazing collection of progressive online slots that it offers. The progressive slots powered by Realtime Gaming are known for being hit more than any other progressive slots by other software developers. The downside of Realtime Gaming is that the instant play version of its games is of low quality and not up to par with other developers’ instant play games.
Rival is considered to be one of the new players who entered the world of online gambling. Despite being new but it managed to build itself quite a reputation by offering top notch games and software.
Top Game Technology
Top Game Technology is also one of the new players in the business but it managed to cement its position by providing the players with games of high quality and top notch sound effects. The downside is that it does not offer any instant play versions of its games.
Last but not least, Wizard Gaming is another newcomer to the industry of online gambling but it managed to fight its way to the top. It achieved that by offering games of high quality graphics and sounds. The only downside that the gaming content is not varied and does not cover all types of gambling games.