Online Casino Software Types
When you play at any of the online casinos listed at Casino Checklist UK you will find that they all use software developed by independent companies. In this guide we take a look at the various online casino software providers and list the most popular casinos for each software type. The majority of online casinos use software from the companies below.
A pioneer in the online casino industry, Microgaming has been providing software to online casinos since 1994. Today their software platform features over 500 games and can be found at some of the Internet's biggest online casinos. Microgaming software is available in download, instant play and mobile versions.
Playtech was established in 1999 and listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2006 with a £550M company value. It was also in 2006 that saw major improvements in the Playtech software suite to where today they feature some of the best games online including big name titles like King Kong, the Marvel slots, Rocky and The Sopranos.
IGT (International Game Technology)
International Game Technology was established in the 1950's and is one of the world's biggest producers of slot machines for the land-based casino market. In 2010, IGT made the move from the offline world to the online world much to the excitement of players. As time goes on they are releasing more and more of their popular Las Vegas slots and other games.
Another company that has a long history in online gaming is Cryptologic which was founded in 1996. Cryptologic was the first online casino software provider to release big name brands including their Marvel Jackpot slots which are still popular today. In terms of casinos there are only two casinos that have the entire game range although quite a few use some of their game library.
Other Software Providers
As well as the five software providers listed above there are quite a few other software companies that provide games for online casinos. These include Aristocrat, Ash Gaming, Betsoft, NET Entertainment, Barcrest, Gamysys, Next Gen, Bally and Amaya Gaming.