It used to be that typical brick-and-mortar casinos were all the rage – in fact, physical casinos were ‘the only rage’. But in 1995 came along an exciting new breed of casino. You guessed it; the first online casino. Soon, online casinos became so popular that land-based operators felt threatened by the existence of online casinos. A sudden and rapidly booming influx of online casinos had regular land-based customers opting to spend their cash and make their wagers online instead.
Running on online gaming software proudly developed by a prominent developer adding value to the industry even today, the very first online casino was launched in 1995. Since then, the online casino industry has grown at a tremendous speed, supported as such by a vast arrangement of casino software developers passionate about excellence in online gaming.
Bingo has been popular in the US and Britain for decades, and now it is available to punters all over the world at online and mobile sites. It loses a lot of the social interaction that you got in a Bingo hall, although live audio and video can do much to make up for that.
Keno is one of the simplest games to bet on at land-based, mobile and online casinos. From a pool of 80 numbers, punters must choose up to 10, in most variants. Some versions allow as many as 15 or 20, but 10 is more usual.
There are many superstitions in Baccarat that are believed to swing luck in your favour. Some of these have their roots in Macau where the game is hugely popular. It’s not uncommon therefore to see players blowing on cards, wearing red clothing, or even tapping a glass ashtray to better their winning streak.
Microgaming has revived the Golden Age of 1940s Las Vegas by bringing the aptly titled Retro Reels to the online space. This five-reel 20-payline slot merges the best of both worlds by presenting a simple and classic fruit-machine-style in a modern interface, with the benefit of the latest online slots technology. Continue reading
Triton’s Treasure is an online slot game that was developed by Real Time Gaming. It is a realistic looking online slot themed around the Greek mythological king of the ocean, King Triton. All of the graphics and symbols pertain to the theme. Continue reading
Although it remains true to the Retro Reels series’ homage to vintage Vegas-style slots, Retro Reels Extreme Heat has an added element of edginess. Essentially, Microgaming has taken the original Retro Reels slot and set it on fire, with orange and red flames licking the sides of the chrome console and smothering the “7” symbols. Continue reading
Slotocash Casino caters for both the mobile and the online market, making itself available via either PC or smart device. Originally launched in 2007, Slotocash is part of a number of casinos owned and operated by Deck Media, which licences all its casinos in Curacao. Slotocash Casino has been rated fair by eCOGRA, which means that it gives all of its patrons a fair chance to win. Continue reading
The Explorers is an online slots game created by Novomatic. Although not one of the largest online software developer companies, the brand is constantly growing, and as they provide software to more online casinos, they are becoming better known in the gaming industry. Many of their slots games are also licensed and released under other gaming brand names. Continue reading