The first month of the new year is already over and then it is of course time again for our selection of news about software developers from the online casino industry. We are happy to inform you again! In this new edition you can read a new selection of developments at software developers from the online casino industry. We test and view the new games, inform you of new releases of existing games and list all kinds of other nice news that are available for you. Do you read along?
NetEnt releases a new slot machine: Strolling Staxx
NetEnt released a new release in the Staxx series in January. This is a sequel to Neon Staxx and Butterfly Staxx. Strolling Staxx is based on cubes and offers various new functions. The playing field is very creative, colorful and fun to play for both a starting and more experienced player. The slot machine has a five-reel, three-row playing field. Bryan Upton, Director Game Products at NetEnt, says he is very proud of this release: “With its playful, fruity cubes, Strolling Staxx brings an explosion of color to our range of games. We expect this to be a nice addition, especially for our creative players. "
Faerie spells is the newest game from Betsoft
While playing this game you imagine yourself in a world of darkness and mystery! That is exactly the new slot machine from Betsoft: Faerie Spells. When three or more symbols of the queen appear on your screen, you will be led to a laboratory where you can collect the drops of a powerful and magical drink. With this you can win a maximum of 25 free spins. Marketing Director of Betsoft, Annamaria Anastasi, points out that the game is distinctive in many ways: “Unlike other fairytale slots, this game focuses more on the dark, mysterious side. In addition, we are bringing a new layered progressive jackpot to strengthen our competitive position. "
Softgamings enters into a new partnership with PG Soft
PG Soft is a young organization that has generated a lot of brand awareness in the online casino industry in a short time. They make slots with extremely beautiful graphics and a popular gameplay. Softgamings has therefore entered into a partnership with PG Soft. Thanks to this collaboration, Softgamings can add the popular games from PG Soft to their portfolio. A nice extension.
Evolution gaming signs a new live casino deal with DraftKings
DraftKings was founded in 2012 and offers daily fantasy sports competitions in eleven professional sports in eight countries. They are in any case active in the United States, Canada, England and Australia, all countries with a huge market. The success of the relatively young company DraftKings did not go unnoticed by Evolution Gaming. This has led Evolution Gaming to collaborate with DraftKings to also offer live casino games. The broadcast will take place from the new studio in Atlantic City.
iSoftBet makes the new slot game Jumbo Stampede available to a wider audience.
The slot machine Jumbo Stampede may not be a "new" slot machine for connoisseurs. The game could already be played for a while because this game from iSoftBet could be operated exclusively by GVC. However, the software developer has now released this game for the wider market. The game was very popular during the exclusive period, which is why iSoftBet has decided to make the game accessible to a wider audience. The Jumbo Stampede is a 4 × 6 slot machine with the theme: Safari. On the reels you will find famous residents of the Serengeti such as tigers, gazelles, elephants and rhinos. The wild symbol is a beautiful setting sun.
Ice London 2019, the B2B game event of the year.
The best, largest and most fun event of the gaming industry takes place in February. The event takes place from February 5 to 7, 2019 and in these three days in London you will have the opportunity to see the latest solutions, content and networking opportunities around the world and in all gaming sectors. ICE London is the only B2B gaming event that brings the international online and offline gaming industry together. And yes, you read that right: B2B. You can only be there if you work for a software developer, or if you receive an exclusive invitation. Unfortunately as a player you cannot be there. Almost all major software developers from the online casino industry can be found at the exhibition. Topics that receive attention include new forms of payments. Think of Alipay, a payment option that is already being used extensively in Asia. But the shift of playing slots on mobile devices is also a topic that will be central this year.
Microgaming has paid out more than 150 million euros in 2018
With the jackpot games from Microgaming, no fewer than nine lucky players took home millions of euros. The biggest jackpot win was over the world famous and very popular Mega Moolah from Microgaming. A sloppy 19 million euros was paid out. This amount was paid out at the Grand Mondial Casino. Various new millionaires were created in 2018 by the games from Microgaming. It started in January 2018 when almost 2.5 million euros were won. The second major payment of the year took place in February. At the Royal Vegas Casino, a player won no less than 4.7 million euros. Several multi-millionaires arose later in the year due to various high benefits. On March 8, another player became a mulit millionaire at Captain Cook’s Casino.
But also in 2019 you have a good chance at the Microgaming slot machines to win a big prize. On January 2, another fantastic jackpot of 1.2 million was paid out! We are curious to know what amount the Microgaming jackpot network will pay out in total in 2019.
Microgaming releases The Great Albini
The Great Albini is the newest slot machine from Microgaming and has been exclusively developed by Foxium for Microgaming. Take an enchanting journey into a world full of mystery and illusion by playing the new slot machine: The Great Albini. The creators of this game will almost make you believe in magic again! At the intro a big show is given by the legendary illusionist with his beautiful assistant Lily. This way you will be taken to the theater and you will see cards, thimbles and even yellow canaries on the symbols. The slot machine has five reels and 25 paylines. The new game is packed with free spins, wild symbols and mystery symbols. This slot machine also offers the new Bonus Box feature that is available at any time during the basic game. You can buy 8, 10 or 12 free spins with the Lily function at any time.
Yggdrasil launches new blackjack games
The blackjack offer from Yggdrasil has been boosted by the release of two new releases. Yggdrasil brings out the new Lucky Blackjack and the new version of Sonya Blackjack. At Lucky Blackjack an Irish theme has been chosen. The animated personality Lucky is your hostess and the advanced 3D effects give you a great playing experience. The games are both built on the new patented REDUX ™ platform that uses the new motion capture technology. An absolute must for all blackjack players!
The new slot machine from Yggdrasil: Cazino Cosmos
The new futuristic, intergalactic slot machine from Yggdrasil is called Cazino Cosmos. You will discover various futuristic animated figures on this slot machine where you play on five reels with three rows. Yggdrasil has added several new bonus features and we are very curious if this slot machine will become just as popular as other releases of Yggdrasil such as Super Heroes and Vikings go Berzerk.