Microgaming Wins Best Online Casino Software

The Gambling Online Magazine Readers Poll is now in its eight consecutive year and if you have never heard of it before, it is a unique award ceremony that allows the gamers to vote for the certain favourite categories. Microgaming has won this year’s (2012) Best Casino Software Award, which many people probably saw coming.

The voters are made up of the wider gaming community, which allows gamers to place their votes online and vote for whoever they think should win certain categories. This is just one of 18 different categories that gaming enthusiasts can actually vote on. The votes were being taken all year and the results were finally revealed in February 2012. The other categories that voters could vote on include:

Best casino software, best full service site, best poker software, best poker customer service, best slots site, best casino customer service, hall of fame, top casino, best poker tournaments, top betting exchange, best odds comparison site, top mobile gaming, top sportsbetting, best sportsbooks, top bingo site, best odds and best sportsbook customer service.

Microgaming were also honoured with the award for Top Casino Software way back in 2003 (in the first year that the awards took place), as well as last year (2011). Microgaming has been going strong now as a reputable software provider for more than 15 years, after initially launching in 1994. Their software is present in many leading online casinos such as All Slots Casino, Royal Vegas, Spin Palace, Aztec Riches, All Jackpots, Roxy Palace, Jackpot City and 7 Sultans casino, plus many more top gambling portals around the world.

Microgaming continue developing new games and are constantly releasing these throughout the year, They have already developed over 550 cutting edge casino games, which consist of pokies, table and card games, video pokers, arcade games, Asian games, lottery games, instant win games, fixed odds games, live dealer games and so much more. Their software can also be played by players in the instant flash mode or in the secure download mode.

The runner up in the same category was Playtech. This cutting edge software company has become popular for creating a collection of Marvel™, and MGM™ branded slots, as well as other state of the art casino games.

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