download (1)Playtech is one of the oldest and biggest software providers of Internet casino software. The company was founded in 1999 and, as of 2014, employs about 3,500 people in ten countries. Playtech is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol LSE: PTEC.

It takes a big budget to open a Playtech casino, so players can generally expect a professional experience. However, Playtech seems to have more than its share of casinos with questionable reputations in the player community. Complaints about some Playtech casinos include:

  • Seizure of funds for reasons of “bonus abuse.”
  • Putting winners of large progressive jackpots on payment plans, due to monthly withdrawal limits.
  • Retroactively changing affiliate terms.

Established in 2000 Playtech has since established themselves as being a major player amongst software providers specializing in gaming systems. Not only do they excel in the development of casino software they also are heavily involved in the production and development of poker, bingo, skill based and kiosk type gaming system.

In 2005 Playtech took their company public with an IPO on the London Stock Exchange in order to both raise money to help with future growth of the company and in order to be able to make acquisitions of other companies and more importantly to establish credibility amongst both players and the gaming industry alike.

Playtech has won several awards for its work in the online casino software industry. They are known for always putting out great products, and their software is used by some of the most successful online casinos in the world. Software from Playtech has a lot to offer when it comes to game selection and security.

This leading software provider boasts more than 250 different online casino games. Half of these games can be accessed instantly via their Flash casino platform and the others can be found within their download client. The downloadable software can be displayed in more than 20 different languages and this download client also comes with built in support.

The main game categories include Favourites, New Games, Table & Card Games, Video Slots, Live Dealers, Video Poker, Classic Slots, Arcade Games, Scratch Cards, Multiplayer Games and Asian Games. Apart from the Progressive Jackpot games, all of the other games are available in both the real cash mode and in the free play demo mode.

Playtech is also famous for its range of branded Marvel and DC Comic slot machines, many of which are connected to the Marvel Multi-Level progressive jackpot network. The most popular Marvel™ themed progressive jackpot games include Thor – The Mighty Avenger, Iron Man 2, The Incredible Hulk, Fantastic Four, Elektra, X-Men, Blade, Daredevil, Punisher and Ghost Rider.

Their most popular non-progressive jackpot games include 10’s or Better, Joker Poker, Jacks or Better, Safe Cracker, Alchemists Lab, Tres Amigos, Bermuda Triangle, Darts, Penalty Shootout, Keno, Bonus Bowling, Fishing with Buddies, Blackjack Surrender, European Roulette, Baccarat, Craps and Casino Hold ‘em. Other popular titles include Plenty o’ Fortune, Gladiator, John Wayne, Cowboys & Aliens, Marilyn Monroe, The Sopranos, Dragon Kingdom, Hot Gems, Baywatch, Irish Luck, Desert Treasure (1 and 2), Bonus Bears, Wall St. Fever and Highway Kings Pro.

You can now find Playtech software at numerous fully licensed online casinos such as Omni Casino, Mansion Casino, Betfred Casino, Bet365 Casino, William Hill Casino, Golden Palace Casino, Casino 770, Club 777 Casino and Vernons Casino.

If slots are not what players are looking for, Playtech software supports a multitude of other casino games, including card and table games. Among the selections, players will find Sic Bo, baccarat, variations of Blackjack, Let It Ride, Roulette, Craps, Casino War and many others. There are also various forms of video poker that are available, including multi-hand games that allow players to play as many as 100 games at the same time, thus increasing the chances of winning.

Playtech has recently added a new group of games to their offerings. These games are live dealer games. They have become quite popular among players and provide the most realistic gambling experience available. Playtech has also begun to use HTML5 in their mobile platform, allowing players to access games through a web browser that deliver excellent action, graphics and game play. Many mobile gamblers all over the world will choose sites powered by Playtech software to benefit from the latest HTML5 technology that is being used.


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