Have you every wondered how Online Casinos have managed to provide us with such great-looking games? Each online casino buys a license from one of a small number of software developers and adapts that software to meet their exact requirements. Depending on which software system they use, the online casino can offer certain games, tournaments, progressive jackpots, and graphics styles.
Here’s a brief summary of the main online casino software developers. Click for full reviews.
Cryptologic – A Canadian company, started in 1995, Cryptologic introduced Live Chat and 3D graphics. Owner of interCasino.
Microgaming – Started up in 1994, and based on the Isle of Man, U.K. Used by many Online Casinos, and provider of the very impressive ‘Viper’ software. Huge progressive jackpots on offer at Microgaming Casinos.
Playtech – Founded in 1999. The most popular online casino software. First to introduce ‘Comp Points’ loyalty schemes, and full player transaction history features.
Real Time Gaming – Started up in 1998, based in the Dutch Antillies. RTG allows their licensed casinos to accept players from the U.S.A. Great range of progressive slot games.
Vegas Technology – Based in Antigua, Vegas Technology allow players from the U.S.A. Their licensed casinos offer huge sign-up bonuses, and an exceptional range of tournaments.
Wagerworks – Owned by International Game Technology, the largest manufacturer of Slot Machines. Owner of the rights to several T.V. and Movie slots.
Some of the largest Online Casinos use their own, unique software. The best examples of this are 888.com, and Littlewoods. These are so large that they can afford to develop their own styles, and still offer the large range of games, and progressive jackpots that are usually spread across several different casinos
The games developed by the big names such as microgaming and NetEnt are offered at various casino. You can play games from multiple development companies at one online casino. Casumo is a very good example of this as they mix the best of all games into their amazing casino platform.