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Casino Software Providers: Who Are They and What Do They Do?

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By GaryOPA on Nov 12, 2019 at 4:17 PM
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    Did you know that your favourite casino games are made by casino providers?
    Now you do. Read on to learn more about them and gamble better when online.

    Isn’t it exciting when big gaming studios like Nintendo, EA, and Rockstar Games release a new title? Save a release, even a hint of a new game’s development pumps you up more than anything. When these studios release a game, you know it’s going to be good, and that you’ll have a great time playing it. Since you understand the importance of learning about the developers of your video games, it stands to reason that you know about the developers of your casino games as well — Casino Software Providers.

    The Top Casino Software Providers in the Game

    Having some basic knowledge about the top casino providers in the game will help you choose a better game the next time you’re browsing an online casino’s vast game library. It’ll make online gambling much, much easier for you. So here it goes.


    What do Casino Software Providers do?

    You must have noticed how so many online casinos have the same games in their collections. Pick any good casino like Nektan and you’re sure to find popular titles like Gonzo’s Quest and Live Roulette. This is possible because none of the online casinos actually own these games; they simply host them.

    Casino games are developed in their entirety by casino software providers. They are the ones that create the rules, themes, and mechanics associated with the games. They then package these features into a neat casino software and license them to online casinos. In short, online casinos are simply middlemen that provide a platform for you to interact with casino software providers.

    However, they do another thing that cannot be overlooked. They’ve brought the casino industry to where it is today. Millions of people play casino games every year and thousands more are joining. As a result, the casino industry is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the world as of today. But it wasn’t always this way.

    It was Casino Software Providers that, through their innovation and persistence, made casino games attractive to more people throughout the world. They even invested and developed in technologies like the GCU or the Game Control Unit that collects information from the table and transmits it to the players. So it’s safe to say that when it comes to the importance of their role in the success of the casino industry, they stand only behind the players.

    Factors that Differentiate Casino Software Providers

    If you’ve played enough casino games, you might be able to identify a game’s developer just by playing it. This is because each casino software provider specializes in different aspects of a casino game. Here are some factors that differentiate casino software developers.
    • Game Variety - Different casino software developers specialize in different games. Some exclusively make slot games, others only develop live dealer games, while yet others make a mix of both. Naturally, the games they specialize in will be of higher quality.
    • Aesthetics - Different software providers have different approaches to game design and aesthetics. Therefore, you’ll come across games with aesthetics ranging from modern and minimalistic to detailed and complex.
    • Compatibility - Just in the past decade, seemingly everything has gone mobile, but this doesn’t mean all casino software providers have gone mobile as well. While some stand the forefront of technology to usher in mobile and virtual reality, others believe traditional desktops are still the best.
    Now you know about who the top casino software providers are, what they do, and how they differ from each other. Keep this information in mind then next time you’re browsing a game library and you’ll find a great game quickly and easily.


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