Online gaming has always been an industry that rides on the first waves of technological innovation. Over the last years, the number of software companies developing casino gaming products have risen with the appearance of the new online casino operators emerging into one of the most profitable industries.
Studies in the iGaming industry show that global casino gaming revenue across the globe will continue to grow at a 9% annual rate in the following years. At the same time, casino operators continue to focus their attention on delivering realistic experiences that reproduce the land based casino atmosphere. As a consequence of this growing interest for live table games, operators were able to witness a constant annual growth of 18% globally.
From slots to skill games and live dealer, from online scratch cards to bingo, everything from the graphics of the games to the themes used are of a high quality, causing an increased competition and player demands in the online casino section of this dynamic industry.
How do you choose the best casino vendors and the most entertaining games in the market for your players?
This is the question all operators seek to answer in order to offer the best. For new operators, choosing a casino provider depends on many factors such as emerging legislation, technical aspects, favorable commercial terms, target audiences and games popularity.
Since our company envisioned CasinoEngine – the biggest gaming aggregator currently on the market with more than 3,000 casino games – we are able to offer a number of recommendations on how to start an online gambling business and we can obviously offer all the necessary tools and support to create the perfect online casino. And that is not all.
Our list below represents not only some of the best game suppliers in the today’s iGaming space but also a handful of innovative new companies.
Most popular casino vendors integrated in CasinoEngine
Net Entertainment, better known as NetEnt, was born in 1996 and is recognized at this moment as one of the top casino gaming vendors in the online gambling industry. Up to this moment, the company managed to obtain all the major awards and is considered by many as one of the most innovative brands in the casino world.
The leading casino company has released over 200 casino games until now. Among the most popular titles that set real standards of quality and are played by millions of customers, we can mention the following: Starburst, Guns N’ Roses, Fantasino: Master of Mystery, Neon Staxx, Gonzo’s Quest, Spinata Grande, Glow and others.
NetEnt casino games are considered by most casino operators in the market for their advanced technology and sharp design that generate some of the best gaming environments for players.
It’s no wonder NetEnt is the most popular casino games vendor in our CasinoEngine platform.
Most popular games from NetEnt
- Guns N’ Roses
- Fantasini: Master of Mystery
- Neon Staxx
- Gonzo’s Quest
Did you know that NetEnt celebrates 20 years of innovation in 2016 by launching new games based on rock legends, such as Guns N’ Roses, Jimi Hendrix and Motörhead?
2. Evolution Gaming
Evolution Gaming has been founded in 2006 and is recognized as a gaming software vendor that is specialized in Live Dealer casino games, with broadcast studios in UK, Malta and Latvia.
Due to the high quality of their live dealer casino games, Evolution Gaming products are found in many gambling websites throughout the industry. Among the most popular live casino games, one can find Baccarat, Roulette, Blackjack or Casino Hold’em, products which are available on desktop and mobile platforms.
Live casino games from Evolution Gaming take place in high-quality production studios where a number of dealers – especially nice looking ladies – are displayed from various angles in order to reproduce real life casino atmosphere. The player’s choices and the dealer’s actions are transmitted instantly back and forth.
Since gambling laws have not been passed all over the world and players from many countries, especially in Asia, have no access to casino games – land based or online – these games have become very popular and they are increasingly chosen by more and more operators, their integration bringing high revenues and long-term loyalty from players.
Most popular games from Evolution
- Immersive Roulette
- Three Card Poker
Did you know that the Evolution Gaming studios in Riga and Malta employ over 900 dealers?
3. Play’n Go
Play’n Go is a Swedish gaming software provider that appeared in the industry in 1997 and has focused its activity by developing games for multiple countries in the European market. At this moment, the Swedish company obtained some important gambling licences in a number of important countries from Europe, like the United Kingdom, Malta, Denmark and Gibraltar.
Though Play’n Go is not considered the biggest software vendor in the industry, the company managed to develop more than 50 casino games, from slots and table games to video pokers.
Most casino games from Play’n Go focus on slots which contain original elements and new features that attract more and more players. To respond to the latest technological demands in the industry, the casino games from the Swedish company are created for responsive platforms and are preferred by some of the biggest gambling websites that address both desktop and mobile players.
Most popular games from Play’n Go
- Xmas Joker
- Enchanted Meadow
- Mystery Joke
Microgaming is one of the titans in the industry with more than 20 years’ experience behind them. While claiming to be among the first creators of an online casino platform, Microgaming have launched by now over 400 casino games, from slots to table games.
Casino games offered by Microgaming are well-known for their straight forward user-friendly interface and for their innovative design that made them excellent choices for a high number of casino operators.
To maintain and preserve their presence in the European gambling landscape, the company released several slot games that originate in popular movies and video games, such as Batman, Tomb Raider and Battlestar Galactica. Most of their slot games are recognized for their high-quality and stability on multiple online platforms and their live casino table games are fun and simple to engage with.
Even more, to increase players’ long-term loyalty, Microgaming launched a number of progressive jackpot pools that attracted a high number of players boasting massive wins for players. Some of these jackpot games are Mega Moolah, Major Millions and King Cashalot.
Looking forward, Microgaming entered the live casino area offering live dealer products, where players can choose between several table games while dealing with live dealers via online broadcasting. All the same, Microgaming accessed the world of online poker by hosting its own poker network, by offering poker products such as Texas Hold’em, Razz and Omaha Hi/Lo.
Most popular games from Microgaming
- The Dark Knight Rises
- Break da Bank
- Baccarat Gold
- Lion’s Pride
Did you know Microgaming released the first online casino in 1994?
5. NYX Interactive
NYX Interactive is a casino games vendor based in Sweden that started in 2006. It is at this moment one of the biggest players in the market after acquiring a number of companies, such as NextGen Gaming and Ongame Poker Network.
To maintain their high standards of quality, the company opened another office in Malta and continues to offer games in the regulated space of the European market.
Casino games delivered by NYX Interactive include slots, lottery and bingo games, though some of the games are developed by some other companies too, such as 1×2 Gaming, Amaya or Aristocrat.
To stay up-to-date with the latest technological advances in the industry, NYX Interactive has created gaming platforms that are available on mobile devices and on popular mobile operating system, like iOS and Android.
Most popular games from NYX
- Roulette Master
- Merlin’s Millions Superbet
- Spin Sorceress
- Fruit Warp
- Medusa II
International Game Technology is one of those companies that started in Las Vegas back in 1975 by designing slot machines and games for land-based casinos and it is at this moment one of the biggest creators of online casino gaming content.
IGT is renowned for their strong interest in video slots taking inspiration from the high-quality slots they created for land-based casinos. For this reason, a series of video slots that entered the digital world have managed to become in time as popular as the real casino slots, such as Pharaoh’s Fortune, Crown of Egypt and Cleopatra.
An important advantage for players enjoying IGT games is delivered by the MegaJackpots Progressive Jackpot that brings multi-million pound jackpots to gamblers that selected games, such as MegaJackpots Cleopatra, MegaJackpots Cluedo and MegaJackpots Monopoly.
We can finally add that IGT’s gambling platform reaches a high level of quality in order to match the real user experience from a real casino environment. This is one of the main reasons IGT casino games are among the most popular selections of our clients.
Most popular games from IGT
- Crown of Egypt
- Pharaoh’s Fortune
- Fire Horse
Did you know that IGT is the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of slot machines and video gaming machines, controlling approximately two-thirds of the market?
Yggdrasil Gaming has been founded in 2013 in Malta and it has become one of the most popular providers of video slots. Spreading into multiple countries and jurisdictions, Yggdrasil is renowned for its high quality lottery products.
Since the company is relatively young and it doesn’t have many years behind it, the number of games offered to the market are not extremely high. However, casino players have been impressed by the advanced technology integrated into its gaming platform, while the superior number of available features added to the games create some of the most entertaining casino games in the industry.
In the end, we have to add that Yggdrasil may not offer so many casino games as the big traditional companies we presented in the first places of our top 10, but the games they have delivered into the market and have been integrated by casino operators have been very well received by players.
Finally, we should say that the strange name of the company indicates a large tree from the Nordic mythology which has a close connection with the Norse gods, a kind of “tree of life” that produces good things into the world.
Most popular games from Yggdrasil
- Golden Fish Tank
- Holmes and the Stolen Stones
Did you know the company’s name is based on Scandinavian Mythology, with Yggdrasil meaning a huge ash tree, which is home to eagles and dragons?
Euro Games Technology is a software supplier that created casino games for multiple gaming platforms, from desktop and mobile to traditional environments.
The most popular types of casino games are slots, roulette games and video pokers, where available slots provide impressive display, superior graphics and a smooth game playing experience.
In addition to their main gaming content, we find jackpot games in EGT that allow players fast access to major opportunities and multiple cash prizes.
As the casino games from EGT contain a combination of intelligent game play and an advanced software that can be easily integrated in any operator’s platform, it is no wonder this company’s products are at this moment appreciated by our clients.
Most popular games from EGT
- Amazons Battle
- 40 Super Hot
- Olympus Glory
- Flaming Hot
- Burning hot
Did you know EGT started and is still based in Bulgaria?
9. XPro Gaming
XPro Gaming is an online casino software vendor founded in 2005 and it is considered at this moment as one of the best live dealer games producer for multiple platforms, from desktop to mobile environments.
The company is now known for a series of live dealer products, such as: Live Baccarat, Dragon Roulette, Europe Live Roulette, Baccarat Super 6, Casino Hold’em, etc.
To respond to the market demands and respect the latest technological advances, the developers have increased their solutions’ quality and are now able to keep up with top vendors in the industry, such as NetEnt and Microgaming.
XPro Gaming presents itself as a serious live casino vendor which continues to develop quality products and we believe they will continue to do so.
Most popular games from XPro
- Dragon Roulette
- Europe Live Roulette
- Live BlackJack
- Live Baccarat
- Turkce Blackjack
The last name in our top 10 casino games vendors list is taken by a young company: Quickspin. They are based in Stockholm and as many other well-known gambling software vendors in the Nordic region, they have been created by a group of industry experts that brought years of experience into the game by working for big names, such as NetEnt.
The positive aspect about their founders resides in the quality of their slot games, which have been integrated by many successful online casino websites in the market.
We have to say in the end that, though they are a new company in the industry, Quickspin is promising to rise in our most important casino vendors list in the future and we are excited to be able to offer their products to our clients.
Most popular games from Quickspin
- Second Strike
- Wild Chase
- Big Bad Wolf
- Sabre Tooth
Did you notice something about Sweden?
If you look through these ten companies, you’ll notice that some of them have something major in common: NetEnt, Play’n’Go, NYX, Quickspin are all founded in Sweden. This mean an astonishing 4 out of 10.
There is no doubt Sweden is playing a vital and growing role in the iGaming industry. So there seems to be something in the air when it comes to Sweden and gaming.
But why Sweden?
There are a number of articles on the internet that tries to reviews the contributing factor. Technology and a high level of technical know-how could explain why the Swedes are so successful in the gaming industry. It takes technical expertise, creativity, solid education and a good infrastructure for gaming companies to get the competitive edge that they need in order to be successful.
Find out more about CasinoEngine
Our company is well aware of the importance given by any casino operator to choosing the best games in the market for their gaming websites. And with so many important brands out there, we truly understand that most operators – especially new names in the online casino industry – may feel somehow overwhelmed by the multitude of casino vendors.
At the same time, any casino operator encounters a technological threshold it needs to overcome by determining the integration degree of the selected games with their existing platforms. And the challenges do not end here, as any established operator already knows.
Though it is not an easy task for any software supplier to bring together more than 40 casino vendors who deliver more than 3,000 games in a single platform, we understood along the years that casino operators want to add the best casino games from multiple brands into their gaming websites without having to break separate deals with each vendor.
To this end, our company has built CasinoEngine – the largest casino content aggregator in the market – to respond to casino operators’ demands that search not only for the biggest brands out there, but they need to find a reliable platform that has successfully integrated the best casino games in a single wallet and lobby.
If you are interested in our software and looking for a reliable platform you should contact us directly.
*Our top 10 casino games vendors list is based on players’ usage over a limited period of time and most probably will change in the future.