Microgaming in the News — Weekly Round-up for February 8, 2019

IWG Strikes Major Deal With Microgaming

To transform a range of slots to instant win games

Online, instant win games supplier IWG has struck a major and innovative deal with Microgaming to transform a range of its slots into instant win games for the first time.

As part of the agreement, a selection of Microgaming’s most popular and successful games, including both classic and new releases, are set to be adapted for the instant win market and made available across the supplier’s operator network later this year.

Leaning on its extensive knowledge, IWG will enhance each slot to create a unique instant win gaming experience that incorporates the attractive gameplay commonly associated with Microgaming titles.

The deal will enable Microgaming to reach a wider audience, with the instant win vertical growing in popularity amongst players of commercial operators and lotteries across the globe.

Leon Thomas, Chief Commercial Officer at IWG:

“Fans of Microgaming’s slots will now be able to enjoy an enhanced gaming experience thanks to this new partnership. By implementing our proven instant win mechanics into its wide range of games, Microgaming will now be able to target a different player base with this unique concept.

“We’re delighted to provide them with exciting and engaging instant win games inspired by its catalogue of games and are sure they will prove to be a big hit.”

John Quinn, Director of Content Strategy at Microgaming:

“IWG has a strong reputation for delivering instant win slot games that keep the key characteristics of a popular title while adding a new dimension to the gameplay, which captures the attention of players around the world.

“We look forward to seeing this transformation of our popular releases and making them available to our ever-growing network of operators and their players.”

Microgaming Progressive Jackpot Network Passes Euro One Billion Milestone

Follows jackpot hit on Mega Moolah

News of the recent payout of Microgaming’s Mega Moolah jackpot in which a lucky Zodiac Casino player won the Euro 13.3 million prize, has pushed Microgaming’s progressive jackpot network over the Euro 1 Billion milestone, cementing its position as the largest network of its kind in the industry.

Microgaming’s millionaire-making network has awarded numerous transformative prizes since its inception, with 68 players receiving seven-figure EUR payouts to date. In the last three years alone, life-changing jackpots have been taken home by more than 30 of these lucky winners, while the immense popularity of the network’s range of progressive slots continues to grow.

John Coleman, CEO at Microgaming:

“What an astonishing milestone for Microgaming’s progressive jackpot network! We are incredibly proud to see total payouts exceed the €1 billion mark – congratulations to all the lucky Mega jackpot winners who have been part of this remarkable story.

“The network has been awarding life-changing wins since 1999, including thousands of five and six-figure sums, and we look forward to building on this remarkable success in the future with the development of even more innovative and rewarding gameplay experiences for players.”