Who is Microgaming?

January 19, 2012

If you are into online slots, or visit online casinos to enjoy some other form of gambling games, then the chances are you have heard the name Microgaming. Certainly if you regularly read this website, you will have definitely have heard of Microgaming. It is impossible to present online casino news without mentioning Microgaming; they are at the very center of the online casino explosion.

Microgaming is the company behind the largest platform for online gambling games in the world. Although most notable for their online slots, they have also developed a whole range on other online gambling games in a variety of familiar formats including bingo and poker.

Where Microgaming differs from other online slots developed is that they provide all of their games as part of a single, easy to implement platform. This platform is licensed to hundreds of online casinos around the world. Pretty much a plug and play solution for startup online casinos. Microgaming also manages some of the largest progressive jackpot pools as part of the Microgaming progressive jackpot network. To date these progressive jackpot pools have paid out in excess of $350,000,000 and this figure is rising steadily.

With a history dating back to 1994, Microgaming was in at the very start of online gambling and online casinos. Fast forward to present day and Microgaming offer over 600 unique online slots and other gambling games as part of their platform. No other online slots developer even comes close to this number. This is the number of entirely unique downloadable games they have developed to date. If we toss all of the flash versions of their popular online slots, as well as the increasingly popular mobile platform, this number raises to around 2,000 individual games. Impressive.

Microgaming has a commitment to provide not only exceptional online slots gameplay, but also a fully immersive entertainment experience. Recent sots such as Lord of the Rings and Immortal Romance have been true multimedia extravaganzas. Indeed, their tow most recently released games Great Griffin and Power Spins Atomic 8s were released specifically to expand the number of graphically stunning slots they have available.

So as you can see, although Microgaming is a household name for online slots players, the actual reach of the company far outstrips anything which most people can imagine. They are a true trend setter in the online casino marketplace, and continue to push the boundaries of online slots play.

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