Microgaming, along with Playtech, is probably one of the top providers of software to British online casinos. In particular, they are known as one of the most prolific providers of games, with new launches scheduled every month.
The company isn’t just prolific with content; the software is available in 24 currencies with multi-currency options. There are over 600 game titles and more than 1,000 game variants, across online, land-based, and mobile platforms. Microgaming also is a big innovator in games, introducing multi hand video poker through its Power Poker series and side bets in blackjack and roulette via its Gold series.
Look and Feel
Microgaming have consistently rolled out a superb range of games with highly sophisticated graphics and sound. The Dark Knight, Battlestar Gallactica and Playboy come to mind. Smooth animation and engaging yet non-intrusive sounds definitely set Microgaming apart from the competition.
Another feather in Microgaming’s hat, the sheer number and variety of games is unsurpassable. The company has biggest selection of video slots and an equally impressive number of casino games with variation be it roulette, blackjack, video poker, baccarat.
Mega Moolah is probably one of the most popular progressive jackpots at Microgaming; it regularly pays out over a million pounds and unlike many jackpot slots, players don’t need to wager the maximum for a chance at the jackpot. Microgaming also offer progressive jackpots on games like roulette, video poker and blackjack
Multi Player Tournaments
Microgaming leads the way with multi player tournaments. Introduced a few years ago, Microgaming casinos can offer their players a number of tournaments including Scheduled tourneys, sit n Go, Extenders, One Shot tournaments, Re-loaders and Survivors. Also available are Mid-Week Moolah which has $10,000 up for grabs and the Monthly Monster which has a $25,000 prize pool.
Microgaming’s download casino is one of the best out there with a number of features often neglected by other providers. For example, you can seamlessly switch between various languages directly once you have installed the casino on your system. This feature is handy if you either want to switch to and play in your native tongue or there are several people who play the casino in your household that want to play in different languages.
The no download version of their client will however require that you have Adobe Flash installed on your system in addition to allowing them to install an ActiveX control on your system that will allow them to serialize your computer and identify it as a unique PC so as a measure to help them combat the rampid fraud that exists in the online gaming industry.
Microgaming launched its first mobile casino software in 2004. Features include HTML5 games, high definition output, Android and HTML5 versions of banking and is eCOGRA certified.
Live Dealer Casino
Microgaming's Live platform offers the latest high definition video streaming and provides stand-alone multi-window games, as well as a multi-language facility. Certified by eCOGRA in 2008, the Live Dealer suite incorporates many high quality features including 'alerts' to notify the player that a seat is available.
They have also launched the world’s first branded Live Dealer offering, Playboy Live Dealer with dealers dressed in the signature Playboy bunny costume and an atmosphere which evokes the original famed Playboy Club. The Live Games suite includes Baccarat, Roulette, Multi Player Roulette and Blackjack.