History of Microgaming


Microgaming is the largest casino network on the internet. With over 36 progressive jackpots, the casinos have paid out over $280 000 000 in jackpot winnings and billions in casino winnings.

Headquartered in Isle of Man Microgaming is a privately owned company that has been in business for over a decade. They are constantly adding new casinos and poker rooms to the network. As of this writing over 120 casinos and 40 poker rooms are powered by this giant.

It was in 1994 that they launched thier initial casino software years ahead of the competition.

In 1995 they launched the initial casino management tools and player tracking system and have since then refined the system to offer comps and VIP treatment to loyal players.

In 1998 they launched the internet's first progressive jackpot, called Cash Splash it was an immediate success, and the game remains popular to this day.

In 1999, due to popular demand and to prevent fraud, they launched PlayCheck an online audit history. This was beneficial to both casino operators and players alike.

2000 was an important year whereby they offered players the option to play online via flash play or to download the state of the art software. This allowed players accross any computer platform to enjoy the games.

In 2001 they branched out by offering the software in multiple languages which assisted in penetrating the lucrative European market.

In 2002 the largest jackpot ever was won by a Microgaming Licensee Captain Cook's Casino. This was the first 7 figure jackpot to be won online and was a huge milestone.

2003 marked the year that Microgaming branched out into the emerging poker market.

2004 was a great year with the number of games offered to exceed 250, far more than anything the compettion had to offer.

Microgaming launches state of the art mobile software proving themselves to be a leading edge technology company.