A Round-Up of the Latest Stories from the Online Casino Industry · October 24, 2013

Some of the very latest online casino games to arrive in October 2013 (after October 20th) included a new Realtime Gaming (RTG) slot called Hen House (or henhouse) and a whopping seven new games from Sheriff Gaming.

The new titles from Sheriff Gaming included a classic slot machine called Random2Wins, a 3D slot machine called Underwater World, a mobile table game called Roulette SMART™, a mobile slot called Extreme SMART™ and the following three table games, Lucky 7s Blackjack, Lucky Poker Blackjack and Lucky Pairs Blackjack. All of these new online casino games can be accessed instantly in your browser.

Details have recently emerged about two lucky players who both managed to win really huge prizes in October 2013. There was one lucky player from Australia who won AU$486,891 while playing on his mobile device at Royal Vegas Mobile Casino. This fortunate Australian player known as Matthew C. netted the Progressive Jackpot on a mobile slot machine called Major Millions.

The other, even luckier player was from the UK and he won a record-breaking prize worth £2,374,847.22 from a Playtech slot called Gladiator Jackpot, which is also a Progressive Jackpot slot machine. This player won the largest prize that this slot has ever paid and he was playing at an online casino called Winner.com (Winner Casino).

Playtech’s Head of Casino, Amir Askarov, commented on this historic win, “I congratulate the lucky player on this astonishing jackpot win on Gladiator Jackpot. Playtech is honoured to offer players prizes on this scale through our highly valued licensee - Winner.com. We take pride in the strong content and features of our slots and jackpots and are delighted to continually offer our players the opportunity to win huge prizes through our expanding games portfolio.”

In other news, Microgaming released several new online casino games in October 2013. Two of these new slots were in fact mobile slot machines called Halloweenies and What a Hoot (which are also available on desktop) and on October 9th, Microgaming launched two new online slots called Rhyming Reels Georgie Porgie and Dolphin Quest. These two games are both available on desktop, via a casino download client and they are also both available on Microgaming’s instant flash casino platform. For exclusive reviews of the best Microgaming powered online casinos we suggest visiting the following resource: http://onlinecasinoreviews.co.nz a top rated guide to online casinos powered by MGS software.

Speaking about the new mobile slots which both have a Halloween theme was the spokesperson for Microgaming’s Multi-Player Games, David Reynolds, “This is a timely addition to our multi-player platform. With Halloween just around the corner, our operators’ players will enjoy this new tournament slot. Furthermore, our new bonus prize feature adds to the extensive flexibility of tournament setup for operators. This will provide an ideal tool for the acquisition and retention of players.”

NetEnt also announced on October 23rd that one of its most recently released online slots called Magic Portals is now available on mobile, via the NetEnt Touch™ mobile casino product. NetEnt also recently joined forces with William Hill and this means that you can now find a growing collection of NetEnt slots at William Hill Games.

“We are thrilled to be live with William Hill. We have worked closely together to ensure this successful integration and commercial launch. This is an exciting day for William Hill’s players,” said the Chief of GMO and MD of Net Entertainment, Bjorn Krantz.

This was just a brief round-up of what has been happening in the online gambling industry throughout October, 2013. We will try to keep you up to date with more of the latest stories as soon as they emerge. The comments in this article were taken directly from the Microgaming, Netent and Playtech websites.