Microgaming – Creator of World’s First True Online Casino
Microgaming, the world's biggest supplier of online casino games, is headquartered in the Isle of Man.
The Microgaming story began with the creation of the world's first online casino in 1994. Today, Microgaming offers multiple products and over 850 games with over 1200 variants, which are a mixture of proprietary and branded titles.
After creating the first slot for the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartphone, Microgaming created several augmented reality and virtual apps and games. The credit of giving away the world's largest online bingo jackpot worth £5.88 million goes to Microgaming. Microgaming has been entered into the Guinness World Records for the biggest slots jackpot payout of £13.2 million. Microgaming's online progressive jackpot, considered to be the world's biggest, has given away jackpots worth £574 million so far.
|Headquarters||Isle of Man|
|Licensing||Multiple gaming licenses|
|Total Games||850+ (1200+ variants)|
|Third Party Branding Deals||Yes, Microgaming creates branded and proprietary gaming content|
Products and Services Overview
Microgaming offers products that have won multiple industry awards, converted many players into millionaires, and sealed a secure and trusted place in the industry.
Casino: Microgaming offers the biggest catalogue of online casino gaming titles such as Playboy, Jurassic Park, Game of Thrones, and Terminator 2. Microgaming is famous for its progressive jackpot games and licensed branded games, along with several titles developed in-house. Some of Microgaming's in-house titles are Avalon, Immortal Romance, Thunderstruck, and Hot as Hades.
Mobile: Microgaming has been developing games for smartphones and tablets ever since 2004. The games are written in HTML5 and native languages and work well across business solutions and Quickfire. Microgaming's mobile product is available in multiple languages across other Microgaming platforms such as live dealer games, bingo, casino, sportsbook, and multi-player. They are compatible with a variety of iOS, Android, and Windows smartphones and tablets.
Bingo: Microgaming Bingo offers several variants of online bingo, hundreds of side games, and an integrated chat functionality. Operators can use Microgaming Bingo's back office solutions to acquire bingo players and retain them.
The bingo product is compatible with a wide range of devices and includes innovative bingo variants such as Immortal Romance Bingo. Other features of Microgaming Bingo include Quickfire Bingo, linked games, and enormous jackpots. In 2012, a lucky bingo player won the biggest bingo jackpot of £5.88 million after betting only 30p.
Poker: The Microgaming Poker Network, which was launched in March 2003, is the world's biggest poker network. MPN supports over thirty languages, offers plenty of promotions, and dozens of side games. The network includes innovative variants such as Blaze Poker and tournament formats such as heads up, bounty, and freeroll.
Live Dealer: Players can use Microgaming's live dealer product to play Live Roulette, Live Baccarat, and Live Blackjack. The live casino software features real-time footage of live croupiers, multi-table play, availability of game statistics, and much more. Compatible with a variety of devices, it bears the approval of eCOGRA's Seals Compliance Committee.
Quickfire: Microgaming's Quickfire stands for fast access, seamless integration, and great games.
Business Solutions: Microgaming’s sophisticated gaming platform gives operators complete control over player support, business intelligence, marketing tools, game management, and banking. Microgaming offers this service over its entire range of products, including bingo, Quickfire, poker, and casino.
Land-based: Microgaming delivers cloud-based gambling solutions via server-based platforms to operators worldwide so that they can gain access to spectacular gaming content. It is a scalable, flexible product with superior back office solutions, giving operators full control over their casinos even if they are far away.
Microgaming Sportsbook: This product, which was launched in 2006, features a variety of betting options, including US bets, exotics, enhanced bets, European bets, and UK bets. The product covers sports such as tennis, football, horse racing, beach volleyball, handball, and pool. Betting options are also offered on politics, chess, and television shows. The sportsbook supports multiple currencies and languages and works well on both mobile devices and desktops.
Unique Features of Microgaming
The following points set Microgaming apart from other vendors.
- Developed the worlds first online casino in 1994
- 850+ games, 1200+ variants, 40+ progressive games, and 35+ multiplayer games
- 250+ native mobile gaming apps
- First jackpot paid out by Microgaming was over £100000
- Founder member of industry watchdog eCOGRA
Microgaming Game Selection
Microgaming's offers several must-play games. The portfolio includes some of the most popular games in the industry, including 35+ multiplayer games and 150+ land-based games. In addition, there are over 800 online casino games with new titles being released on a regular basis.
Some of the hottest titles in the Microgaming portfolio are Jurassic World Online Slot, Dragonz, Playboy Online Slot, Jungle Jim El Dorado, Bridesmaids, Dragon Dance, Lost Vegas, and Girls with Guns Frozen Dawn.
Jurassic World Online Slot - You've seen the movie with Chris Pratt and a bunch of dinosaurs, now play the game!
Mobile Casino - 2 Types of Mobile Platforms
Microgaming supports two kinds of mobile gaming software platforms—download and online. Players can access Microgaming's web-based mobile casino and load the games on their browser without having to download any software.
Microgaming also has native mobile casino gaming apps for Windows, iOS, and Android. These apps can be easily downloaded and installed into mobile devices, giving players easy access to Microgaming's mobile games.
Microgaming's mobile casino gaming platform includes a wide range of mobile games, excellent account management and banking options, and support for multiple languages.
Microgaming Live Dealer – Playboy Branded Live Casino
Microgaming launched its first live game, Live Baccarat, in 2006. Currently, Microgaming offers live baccarat, live roulette, live blackjack, and a few other games.
Microgaming's most innovative contribution to the live casino gaming industry is its Playboy live dealer product. The vendor launched this product in 2013. Inspired by Hugh Hefner's Playboy Empire, it features live croupiers wearing Playboy Bunny uniforms. The live dealer games, however, are the same and are governed by the same rules.
Awards and Accolades
Microgaming has bagged literally hundreds of industry awards and accolades from EGR Awards, Casinomeister, Casino Player, Awards for Excellent, Gambling Online Magazine, A Awards, and Global Gaming Awards.