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Published: February 13, 2016
A lot has been happening in the online gambling industry over the past couple of weeks. Several new online slots arrived at our featured Canadian online casinos, ICE Totally Gaming showcased some of the latest innovations and the International Gaming Awards handed Microgaming the Innovator of the Year award for its work on VR Roulette. Microgaming also received an official Guinness World Records® certificate at this year’s ICE Totally Gaming for a record-breaking progressive jackpot win that occurred at Betway Casino in October 2015.
Let’s start by taking a quick look at some of the very latest slots that you can play right now at any of our top-rated Microgaming casinos, some of which include 7 Sultans Casino, Royal Vegas Casino, Ruby Fortune Casino, Platinum Play Casino, Jackpot City Casino, Spin Palace Casino and Lucky Nugget Casino. Two of the latest online slots included Bikini Party and Dragon Dance (both have 5 reels and 243 ways to win per spin). These new slots were both launched across Microgaming’s Flash, download, mobile and Quickfire platforms and Microgaming also launched another brand new mobile slot machine called Lucky Zodiac.
The latest game from NetEnt is a branded slot called Guns N’ Roses (5 reels and 20 paylines) and you can play on this right now at bgo.com (bgo Games). If you play at this top Canadian gambling portal, you may also want to head over to bgo Vegas where you can find a new WMS Gaming slot called Wishing You Fortune as well as a brand new IGT Interactive slot called Nordic Heroes. All three of these non-downloadable slots are available in the real money mode and in the free play demo mode.
The International Gaming Awards 2016 took place at the London Savoy Hotel on February 1st. NetEnt picked up the Slot Provider/Supplier Product of the Year award and Microgaming won the Innovator of the Year award. The very next day, February 2nd, ICE Totally Gaming kicked off at London’s ExCel centre.
Pravin Patel, an official Guinness World Records adjudicator, attended this year’s ICE to hand Guinness World Records® certificates to Microgaming, Alan Alger from Betway Casino and UK winner Jonathon Heywood, in recognition of the £13,213,838.68 progressive jackpot win that occurred at Betway Casino last October. When converted, this world-record-breaking win comes to approximately CA$26.7 million.
When speaking about their latest IGA award, Microgaming’s CEO, Roger Raatgever, said, “What a fantastic start to ICE! And what a tremendous accolade for our Research and Development team. They are constantly thinking ahead and pushing the boundaries, and deserve praise for consistently producing pioneering solutions that are effectively shaping the future of online gaming. This award, the second of its kind in recent months, further cements our status as the creative force in our industry. It really is a fantastic achievement – well done to all involved”.
When speaking about their certificate from Guinness, he said, “It was fantastic to welcome Jon to our stand at ICE for the official Guinness World Records certificate handover. Having spent some time with him today, I can honestly say it couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy. We’re proud to share the world record and look forward to creating our next jackpot millionaire,” added the CEO. All of these comments came directly from the Microgaming press desk.
Added: September 14, 2021