This section provides a listing of online casino software providers - listing
all of today's major, online gaming software developers. As of 2011, there are dozens of
companies providing online casino software to the online gaming industry.
The companies listed
below are the top online casino software providers. Each
casino software company has a unique
product, defining the look, feel and style of each
gambling website. Many players find software that they
like, that is easy to use and then search for other casinos using that same software.
We have listed many of the top online casinos under each online casino software provider.
In addition, our vast
casino list identifies
which software each casino uses. For more information about each individual software company (many of them are publicly
traded), click on the official corporate links.
Founded in 1999, Playtech has moved to the forefront of the gaming software industry with reliability, security,
multi-lingual platforms, superb graphics and high speed. They grew very quickly due to innovative thinking and
are listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2006 (AIM: PTEC).
As a publicly traded gaming company, working
extensively in regulated markets, Playtech has shown
an unwavering dedication to meeting all the regulatory
requirements of the jurisdictions in which its
licensees are active.
Playtech was the first to feature VIP ratings, comp-point schemes, and access to game and
transaction histories in real-time. They also were the innovators of a unified-platform, where
a single user account can access poker, casino, mobile
, live gaming and more.
Playtech has secured a reputation within the industry for fair and responsible gaming and
holds certificates of evaluation from the accredited testing facilities BMM International,
and TST. It carries membership in the Remote Gambling Association (RGA) and holds an official
Certificate of Prior Approval from the Alderney Gaming Control Commission (AGCC).
Established in 1994, Microgaming is one of the highest recognized providers of online casino
software and has been for many years. Microgaming
offers some of the biggest jackpots on the
internet. Its progressive jackpot network allows players to participate in over
20 progressive games that are available to all casinos powered by Microgaming
software, and has become the company's trademark. Since its inception, the various
participating casinos have paid out over $225 million in prizes.
Microgaming released their Viper software in 2002 and this
software has proven to be a benchmark
for excellence within the online gaming industry.
The software provider has recently introduced their 400th different game
available to operators.
In terms of quantity, no other online casino software developer has more slots than Microgaming.
The large selection of fantastic games featuring some of the best graphics and
sound makes them an excellent software choice
for players worldwide.
In addition to casino software, Microgaming runs a large online poker network, connecting players
globally with a platform that supports many languages.
Microgaming also offers a bingo network, live dealer
games and mobile gaming solutions.
Realtime Gaming (RTG) has been in business since 1998,
and currently provides software to more than 70 casinos and gaming
Realtime Gaming is based in Curacao and does not have an official policy
regarding American players. Realtime Gaming has left the decision in the hands of each
casino as to the acceptance of U.S. players. This is why some sites powered by
RTG are open to US players, while others are not.
Realtime Gaming is best known for its progressive slots, running one of the three largest slots networks on
the internet. Its jackpots are also among the biggest
out there. RTG uses a random number generator
that is tested and certified by Technical Systems
Most Real Time Gaming
casinos are solid and fair but there are some
questionable ones. Casino operators are the ones who
choose how high or low the payout percentages are on a
per game basis. This makes it difficult to deduce
which casinos will be less-than-honest with their
games and which will be fair.
Top Game Technology is a realtive newcomer to the online casino scene,
but has a very solid product. They are based in Panama and currently thieir policy is to allow thier
each casino to determine if they want to accept players from the United States. Most sites powered by
TGT are open to US players.
Top Game is best known for its video slots, with terrific designs and superior performance.
Their games download extremely fast and offer players the possibility to change between money types (fun or real)
with just one click and the ability to play many games simultaneously, each one on different money type.
TGT uses a random number generator that is tested and certified by Technical Systems
The Top Game
casinos that we have tested are solid and fair but keep in mind Top Game has only been
providing this type of software for less than 5 years. Casino operators are able to choose from a myriad
of payment systems through TGT.
As of May 2011, they are no longer taking on new players.
Technology, founded in 1997, opened its revolutionary flagship site - English Harbour
Casino in their very first year. Vegas Technology
has always had the ability to play with both 'download' and 'no-download'
software without compromising the quality of the graphics or the
response times. One of the distinct features of Vegas Technology is its quick download speeds.
The fast downloads are achieved with high quality and various player options.
Vegas Technology software downloads have an average game size of approximately 1MB and
download in under 5 minutes - 75% faster than typical downloads.
Vegas Technology was an innovator in casino game type tournaments online. With low buyins, Vegas Technology casinos give
players the ability to enter into multi player tournaments at a chance of winning
millions. Tournaments run regularly and are available for popular casino games including slots and blackjack.
Vegas Technology sites are only offered in English, catering mainly to players from the US,
UK and Australia. US players are welcome to some sites, but many dropped US customers in May of 2011.
CryptoLogic, Inc. was founded in 1995, and quickly
went public. In the last 14 years they have been listed
on the Canadian Dealer Network (CDN), the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE)
and briefly on the Nasdaq. In 2007 they finally became
listed on a major stock exchange, the AIM (CRP).
Software innovations introduced by Cryptologic include features such
as multi-player games, live chat, custom browser windows and casino environments that
support 3D graphics. Cryptologic has also been a leading force in internet security, devising the 'E-Cash' system
where players first receive a PIN via regular mail
prior to withdrawing funds.
Cryptologic offers 200 downloadable popular casino table, slot and progressive jackpot games and
over 60 browser-based games based on Java and Flash. They have also partnered with Marvel comics to bring forth
exciting casino game titles such as Spiderman, Hulk, Thor, X-Men, Silver Surfer, Punisher, Blade, Daredevil.
Cryptologic is a big believer in providing progressive jackpots and offer three level jackpots, mega jackpots (Millionaires Club),
and frequently-hit smaller jackpots (Rapid Fire). They have something for everyone - Bejeweled, a popular gem-matching game,
and Cubis an award-winning three-dimensional puzzle game.
Here are some of the most popular casinos that
choose Cryptologic as their
software platform: CS