Microgaming is one of the top casino gaming software developers in the world. Its name is widely respected in the world of gambling, and you will find its large library of slots and casino games available at many online casinos in the UK. Find out more about this software developer below.


History of Microgaming

Microgaming was founded in 1994 and is based in the Isle of Man. It first started to develop online casino game software at this time and has continued to do so for nearly three decades.

  • 1994 – Microgaming becomes the first developer to create online casino software
  • 1997 – it becomes a founding member of the Interactive Gaming Council
  • 2003 – Microgaming launches its poker network (MPN)
  • 2004 – the team launches the first mobile casino software available anywhere in the world
  • 2004 – Microgaming paves the way for licensed branded content with its popular slot game Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
  • 2005 – the first customised online slot game was launched named MySlot
  • 2006 – one of the biggest progressive jackpot slots of all time launches, Mega Moola
  • 2010 – Quickfire platform is launched
  • 2010 – immensely popular slot game Thunderstruck II is launched
  • 2011 – another massively popular slot game is launched, Immortal Romance
  • 2011 – sports betting product is launched
  • 2012 – Microgaming bingo software has the biggest jackpot win in online bingo history at  €7.3 million
  • 2014 – Microgaming develops the first slot game for the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch
  • 2014 – More licensed branded slot content launches with Game of Thrones, Jurassic Park and Terminator 2
  • 2015 – progressive jackpot slot, Mega Moolah, has the largest jackpot payout in an online slot machine game at €17.8 million, setting a new record
  • 2017 – Jurassic World licensed slot game launches
  • 2018 – Mega Moolah sets a new record with a payout of €18.9 million
  • 2018 – Microgaming launches a new independent game builder, Triple Edge Studios
  • 2019 – a third game in the Lara Croft slot series is launched to celebrate 15 years since the release of the first game
  • 2020 – Microgaming it’s a milestone with its progressive jackpot network as they hit €1 billion in payouts
  • 2020 – the WowPot progressive jackpot game launches
  • 2021 – Microgaming sells Quickfire to Games Global Limited
  • 2021 – a deal is struck with Games Global and Super Group to provide platform systems and services
  • 2022 – the progressive jackpot network reaches a new payout milestone at €1.5 billion payouts


Microgaming Games

Microgaming is known for providing some of the world’s biggest and best slot games with a library of over 850 high-quality games to choose from. This includes a range of slots, jackpot slots, card games, table games, video poker and bingo games. Its games can be found at over 120 casinos, and over 40 poker rooms use the Microgaming software platform. Some of the most popular games found in Microgaming’s collection include:

Progressive Jackpots

  • Mega Moolah
  • Treasure Nile
  • Tunzamunni
  • King Cashalot
  • Major Millions


  • Game of Thrones
  • Mermaids Millions
  • Lara Croft Tomb Raider
  • Jurassic Park
  • Jurassic World
  • Terminator 2
  • Immortal Romance
  • Lucky Leprechaun
  • Gladiator
  • Thunderstruck II
  • Break Da Bank Again
  • Avalon
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • Agent Jane Blonde
  • Alaskan Fishing

Casino Games

  • Triple 7s Progressive Blackjack
  • Jackpot Deuces
  • Roulette Royale
  • European Roulette
  • Vegas Strip Blackjack Gold
  • Dragon Tiger
  • Atlantic City Blackjack Gold
  • Aces and Faces Poker

With over 850 games to choose from, Microgaming is a software developer that offers something for everyone. It is also not uncommon for this developer to release several slots each month, so there is always a new game to try.

Last updated: Jan 24, 2023

Lillian Grey

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Lillian Grey is a long time online bingo and slots player who started putting her thoughts down on digitial paper around 2008. Having been covering the industry for quite some time, she is able to spot the good from the bad when it comes to online bingo. An ever present at indsutry conferences and events, Lillian likes to meet fellow bingo enthusiasts to share stories and ideas, with maybe a glass of wine (or two) involved! When not covering the ever changing world of online bingo, she likes to read a good book and go for family walks in the forest.

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