Microgaming live dealer casino platform
was formed in 1994, they are based in the Isle of Man and they have a corporate
bio that is the envy of the online gambling industry...
launched first wide area progressive jackpot game in 1998;
first jackpot payout over $1,000,000;
current record online progressive jackpot payout ($6 million in April 2009);
operate the largest online progressive jackpot network;
over 120 licensee casinos, 40 licensee poker rooms;
over 400 RNG games;
largest mobile casino game suite (Spin3);
founding member of eCOGRA;
over €265m paid out by licensee casinos.
They are late-comers to live gaming, launching baccarat in late 2006.
Presently they offer baccarat, roulette and a just introduced blackjack game.
Interestingly one of their largest licensees (RNG, poker, bingo, mobile) -
Ladbrokes do not use their live platform, opting to use the Evolution
Gaming product instead.
When this summary was originally written in mid 2009, we prognosticated that
it wouldn't be long before M'gaming became a leader in this field also..."given their successes in other areas of online casino gambling, you'd be
a brave soul to bet that they will not get there" were our exact words.
Fast-forward to mid/late 2010, 2 significant software upgrades later and they
are arguable there.
Still some catching up to do. Games include baccarat, roulette and just
blackjack. Presently the number of available tables and dealers at any given
time isn't as comprehensive as the Evolution
or Playetch casinos but this
may change over time - particularly if the size of their
dealer team is any
Look and feel:
Following 2 major game upgrades in 2010, the first coinciding with the release of
their live blackjack game and the second taking place in August the look of their games
is now hard to fault. The old blue-screen backdrop has been replaced by a
stylish gaming floor that is well lit and captured on superb quality video -
that comes with 6 player-adjustable quality settings.
The upgrades also saw the addition of some very welcome features:
the introduction of
the ability to play more than one table/game at the same time;
bet behind in blackjack;
new 'casino view' which presents dealers in large screen format.
The dealer room is fully eCOGRA compliant and the video
Presently supporters of the platform include:
Better now with blackjack added...
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