Sky Bet Appoints Playtech as Exclusive Live Dealer Casino & Online Casino Software Provider

Added: September 4, 2014

Sky Bet recently appointed Playtech as the exclusive provider of live dealer casino games and online casino games and this software will now feature at a brand new product called Sky Casino. “We are delighted to launch Sky Casino where our customers will enjoy a classic casino experience with more personalised promotions and rewards,” said the Director of Products at Sky Bet, Conor Grant.

Sky Casino is part of Sky Betting and Gaming which is licensed and regulated by the AGCC (Alderney Gambling Control Commission). Sky is one of the most recognised brands in the UK market and it is also one of the most trusted names in the online gambling industry. “Partnering with Playtech and utilising their industry leading casino platform allows us to create another exciting chapter in the development of Sky Betting and Gaming,” added Grant.

Also at Sky Bet (a sports betting product) UK customers can find Sky Vegas (a slots product) as well as Sky Bingo and Sky Poker. There’s a £20 New Player Welcome Bonus up for grabs when registering with Sky Casino for the first time and also a 100% matching deposit bonus worth up to £500.

Some of the other Featured Promotions include the Live Roulette Boost where you can earn a 10% boost on your winnings. Players can also benefit all month long with the £1,500 Reload Month Promotion. There’s also the Weekly Windfall Promotion and the Live Dealer Daily Jackpot Promotion.

Playtech’s COO, Shay Segev, said, “We have built a strong relationship with Sky over a number of years and are thrilled to be able to further consolidate our service provision to one of the industry’s most exciting operators. We look forward to working with Sky Bet to explore additional business opportunities in the near future.” All of these comments came directly from the Playtech website.

The different types of payment methods accepted at Sky Bet include Maestro, Skrill, Visa, MasterCard, NETELLER and PayPal. Professionally trained players support is provided 24 hours per day for UK registered members, including live chat support, email support and telephone support. UK players can also now use their mobile or tablet device to access some of the great products at Sky Bet.

When you sign up to Sky Casino, keep an eye out for great games such as Frankie Dettori’s Magic Sevens, Premium European Roulette, Marvel Roulette, 3D Roulette, Perfect Blackjack, Casino Hold’em, Desert Treasure, The Incredible Hulk, Halloween Fortune, Iron Man 2, Gladiator and Great Blue.

Big Winners at Online Casinos

Added: August 14, 2014

An online slot machine called Mega Fortune has created numerous millionaires since it first appeared online several years ago. Let’s just take a quick look at some of these payouts. In September 2011, Mega Fortune entered the Guinness Book of World Records when it paid out €11.7 million to one lucky player at Betsson Casino. This amount, €11,736,375, was equivalent to $15,844,900 or £10,272,600.

“It’s great that our efforts are also recognized by the renowned Guinness book of World Records. We are very happy to be able to provide the most efficient pooled progressive online slot jackpot in the market to support our customers in their sales and marketing efforts,” said NetEnt’s Acting President and CEO, Bjorn Krantz, in the December of the same year.

This same slot has also paid out individual prizes including €4 million in November 2009 at Casino Euro, €5.3 million in February 2011 at Play Among Friends (Paf.com) and €6.9 million in January 2012 (also at Paf.com). This slot also paid out €3.9 million in April 2012 at Betsafe.com, €5.3 million in May 2013 at BetVictor Casino, €3.2 million in October 2014 at Paf.com, €2.6 million in December 2013 at Kolikkopelit.com, €2.5 million in January 2014 at Betsson Casino, €2.9 million in April 2014 at Maria.com and then €5.6 million in July 2014 at Unibet Casino.

“These games and our superb catalogue of pooled jackpots – that just keep growing in popularity – continue to deliver life-changing sums for players. This is the third time Unibet has seen a win on Mega Fortune™ since we introduced the game and I’m confident many more records will be broken in the months and years to come,” said NetEnt’s Chief Product Officer Simon Hammon, in July 2014.

The comments above came from the official NetEnt website. The biggest prize this slot has ever paid out was in January 2013 when it paid out €17.8 million to one lucky player. This world record still stands today. Let’s take a look at several other big winners who won while playing on a Microgaming slot machine.

In June 2014, player Jorge S. won €2,384,388.87 at Spin Palace Casino on a progressive jackpot slot called Mega Moolah. “Is this for real, did I win? I can't believe it, how can it happen like this,” said the lucky winner when talking to Spin Palace Casino Representatives. There was also Gary L. who won £3,744,513.08 while playing on this same game, buton the mobile version at Spin Palace Mobile Casino.

“It is always very exciting when a progressive jackpot gets hit - not only for the player, but for the operator and the whole team at Microgaming too! What makes it even more rewarding is that the player will receive a single cash payout in full rather than an annuity, so Jorge has become an instant millionaire,” said Microgaming’s CEO, Roger Raatgever.

In January 2014, player A.F won $1,009,402.70 at Luxury Casino on a progressive jackpot slot called Major Millions (5 reel version) and player A.D netted a cool €3,841,871.46 on Mega Moolah back in October 2011 while playing at another Casino Rewards-owned online casino. Watch a video of this winner being interviewd right here…

There was also Klaus E. won $5.5 million at Blackjack Ballroom Casino back in April 2008. He was playing on Mega Moolah when he won. These are just some of the luckiest players to have won big at online casinos. There are literally hundreds of other winners who have also hit the bigtime.

Two New Microgaming Slots Coming Soon

Added: July 24, 2014

We recently noticed on Microgaming’s official YouTube channel that they had added a brand new video which is previewing a new branded slot machine called Jurassic Park and this can only mean one thing - the new Jurassic Park slot should be arriving in casinos soon. You can watch the preview right here, just press the play button below…

This new action & feature packed slot will join several other great branded slots from Microgaming such as Battlestar Galactica, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises and more recently, Terminator 2. The new Jurassic Park slot has 5 reels and 243 ways to win and it is loaded with special features, fantastic in-play animations and brilliant sounds.

Keep an eye out for Stacked Wild Symbols which can generate huge line wins. During the T-Rex Alert Feature up to a maximum of 35 Wild Symbols will be added to the reels and you can also receive 6-of-a-kind-wins. This new slot also has five different Free Spins Modes with their own unique features. Microgaming forged a relationship with Universal Partnerships & Licensing to create this new branded slot machine and it was first previewed back in February at the ICE Totally Gaming event in London. Although it is unclear exactly when this new slot will be arriving, you shouldn’t have to wait too long.

“Jurassic Park is a seminal movie - its stunning visual effects and computer-generated imagery set a new benchmark in the industry,” said the Microgaming CEO, Roger Raatgever. He continued, “It's a film that we can draw parallels from in terms of our game creation and our aim to deliver the most visionary and imaginative gaming experiences to the end player. The Jurassic Park brand is legendary, and our game development team is busy creating an all-mighty slot for release later in the year.”

At the time of writing, very few details are known about the other new slot, Game of Thrones, but as soon as any details do become available we will print them right here for you. This new slot will also probably have 5 reels and 243 ways to win per spin and it should also contain plenty of great bonus rounds and special features for players to enjoy, just like the new Terminator 2 slot and the new Jurassic Park slot.

Some of the most likely online casinos that will be the first to add these new slots will include sites such as Mr Green Casino, All Slots Casino, Royal Vegas Casino, Spin Palace Casino, Gaming Club Casino, Golden Riviera Casino, 32Red Casino, Jackpot City Casino, Crazy Vegas Casino and Casino Euro.

Best Online Casino Bonuses for New Players

Added: July 3, 2014

There are some great new player casino bonuses currently available online today and these generous bonuses are available at various Microgaming powered online casinos. Let’s start by taking a look at what new players can claim at All Slots Casino in July 2014, plus we can also look at Spin Palace Casino, Royal Vegas Casino, Gaming Club Casino and Crazy Vegas Casino.

There’s a $/€/£500 Welcome Package available for all new players at All Slots Casino and this can be claimed in your first week here as a newly registered member. This welcome bonus is basically spread out over your first four deposits. You can claim a 100& matching deposit bonus worth up to $/€/£200 on your first ever deposit.

When you deposit for the second time, claim a 25% match worth up to $/€/£100. A 50% deposit match bonus is up for grabs on your third deposit, whichh is also worth up to $/€/£100, and then claim up to a further $/€/£100 on your fourth deposit at All Slots Casino with their final 25% matching deposit bonus. All Slots Casino is owned by a company called NexiGames Ltd and it is licensed in Malta.

You can claim up to $/€/£1,000 at Spin Palace Casino and this is a three-tier matching deposit bonus, which basically means that you can claim three individual deposit bonuses on your first three deposits at this casino up to the tune of $/€/$1,000. Spin Palace is owned by The Palace Group and is also licensed in Malta (by the Lotteries and Gaming Authority of Malta).

Royal Vegas Casino is currently giving all new players the chance to earn up to as much as $/€/£1,200 from their generous sign up bonus. This is a massive ne player bonus, plus there’s an extra 10% deposit bonus on top of this when you deposit into your Royal Vegas Casio account using selected banking methods. This top Microgaming casino is run by Fortune Lounge and it too is licensed in Malta.

Claim two initial deposit bonuses over at Gaming Club Casino – the world’s oldest online casino. This great welcome bonus is worth up to a maximum of $/€/£350. The owner of this casino is a company called Stanworth Development Limited and the casino is also licensed by the Lotteries and Gaming Authority of Malta.

Also licensed in this same jurisdiction is a Vegas Partner Lounge owned online casino called Crazy Vegas Casino. This famous online casino is giving new players the chance to earn up to as much as $/€/£500 in deposit bonus, or you can take a one hour free play bonus instead – the choice is yours. Head over to any of these great Microgaming casinos today and take advantage of these special welcome bonuses while they are still being offered.

A Look at the Online Casino Industry in June 2014

Added: June 12, 2014

The most exciting slot to have arrived over the past couple of weeks had to be Microgaming’s new branded slot, Terminator 2. The stunning new Terminator 2 slot (aka the T2 slot) can already be found in more than 20 fully licensed Microgaming casinos and the official launch date of this slot was June 4th.

“We've taken the core elements of the iconic Terminator 2 film to create an online slot that does the brand justice,” said the Microgaming CEO, Roger Raatgever. He finished by saying, “Visually it is stunning and it has a fitting game mechanic that is completely unique to the online gaming market. Our operators and their players will be awestruck by our creation; we are incredibly excited about the game launch today." We obtained these comments from the Microgaming website.

Some of the other brand new slots to have arrived in casinos over the past couple of weeks included Football Frenzy from Realtime Gaming (RTG), Red Mansions, Mayan Riches and Jewel of the Arts, all from IGT Interactive, as well as Gypsy Rose from Betsoft Gaming, Football Carnival and Sherlock Mystery, both from Playtech, and another well-known software provider called Rival Gaming recently launched a brand new classic slot machine called Red, White & Bleu. Net Entertainment (aka NetEnt) also managed to launch a new slot machine called Lights™.

One of the biggest stories that everyone has been talking about in recent time was about the Swedish player who won more than €7.3 million while playing on a famous NetEnt slot called Hall of Gods. The 50-year-old-Swedish municipal worker who works with children won the life-changing progressive jackpot at an online casino called Betsson Casino (betsson.com).

“The very first thing I’m going to do is to buy a washing machine for my ex – the children’s mother. It just broke and it causes problems in daily life. I’m buying her a flat screen TV as well, and tablets for the kids. I will help my relatives too – you have to be generous. But first and foremost, the money will be going to the kids,” said the lucky player. These words came from the Betsson website where you can read the comments in full.

NetEnt’s Chief Product Officer, Simon Hammon, also spoke of the win, “The jackpots just keep falling and it’s an honour to announce that this latest one for Betsson.com is the second largest online Swedish jackpot. The 7.4 MEUR prize will change the life of the lucky winner and shows how much one can gain from our superb catalogue of pooled jackpots.”

All of the slots mentioned in this article (both the new & the old ones) can now be found in numerous fully licensed online casinos. Some of the best online casinos that we can recommend for you and where you can find one or more of these games include sites such as Mr Green Casino, Jackpot City Casino, Fly Casino, Paddy Power Casino, Gaming Club Casino, bgo Vegas, Tropezia Palace Casino, Omni Casino, 32Red Casino, Spin Palace Casino, Intercasino, Bet365 Casino, Genting Casino, All Slots Casino, Euro Palace Casino, Crazy Vegas Casino and Royal Vegas Casino.

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