Online Casino Software
Online casino software companies provide the gaming content that you will see available at an online casino. This casino software is either downloadable or non-downloadable (meaning that the games are instant flash play or install-only) and the majority of leading software companies today have well over 150 popular table and card games for players to choose from, as well as slots and video pokers.
Microgaming now powers well over 100 trusted online casinos. They have both a downloadable casino platform and an instant flash casino platform and they have also recently developed a cutting edge mobile gaming platform. This is the oldest online casino software company in the world that has been providing games to various gambling portals since 1995.
Microgaming has a variety of classic slots, video slots, arcade games, Asian games, instant win games, lotto games, a poker network, table games, card games, video pokers and much more. Their user-friendly download client has won several industry awards and some of their more recently released games have included a string of branded slots with impressive bonus rounds.
Playtech may not have quite as many games as Microgaming’s impressive count of more than 600, but they are fast becoming recognised as the best online casino software provider in the world, having notched up several industry awards in 2012. They too have developed a collection of classic slots, video slots, arcade games, Asian games, instant win games, lotto games, a poker network, table games, card games, video pokers and much more.
This company has been providing casino software to some of the world’s most trusted sites since 1999 and they have also recently become known for developing a string of fascinating branded video slots based on Marvel characters.
Realtime Gaming (RTG)
Realtime Gaming is better known for its downloadable gaming content, but they also have an instant flash casino platform. Their product is mainly aimed towards US players and their superb software can now be found in numerous trusted online casinos. This company also first started supplying casino software towards the late 1990s.
Realtime Gaming is often referred to as Rtg and players seem to be particularly fond of their ‘Real Series’ of video slots. In addition to their video slots, they also have popular table and card games, video pokers, speciality games and much more for players to immersive themselves in.
Net Entertainment (NetEnt)
NetEntertainment, otherwise known as NetEnt, is a Swedish based software company that powers many of the world’s most reliable and innovative online casinos. They have a download client, but they are better known for producing fast loading and high quality instant flash casino games where no download is required to play on them.
NetEnt has developed several outstanding table and card games, as well as video slots with bonus rounds, video pokers, mini games, lottery games, and other speciality games such as keno, golden derby and bingo. NetEnt software is many players’ favourite choice of software, but many the casinos that actually have their product are not always available to US players.
WMS Gaming is an innovative online casino software company that currently powers just one online casino (at the time of writing). The site in question is called Jackpot Party Casino and since launching in 2011, more players can now access this site apart from just UK based players. WMS Gaming continue releasing new games almost periodically.
Their video slots are packed with unique and exciting special features and each one is connected to the Jackpot Party progressive jackpot network, where the jackpot prizes can be won by any player at any time, playing with any stake. They have also developed card games, table games and instant win games.
Rival Gaming software is licensed by dozens of operators around the world. They are particularly well-known for their video slots and also for their collection of innovative i-Slots and 3D games with captivating graphics They only launched their product in 2006, but they rapidly evolved into one of the most respected online casino software providers in the world.
This is a Cyprus-based company that has also developed 3 reel slots, 5 reel slots, table and card games, video pokers and speciality games that have multiple in-play controls and also some superb animations and sound effects.
Top Game is a relative newcomer compared to the other software companies mentioned here, but they too are proving to be a rising force with the online gambling industry. Their gaming content is currently only hosted at a few trusted online casinos.
TopGame software is only available via a download client (at the time of writing), but they do plan on releasing a flash platform at some point in the future. TopGame has developed table and card games and numerous slot machines with fun bonus rounds. Each of the software companies mentioned here also have their own collection of progressive jackpot games.