Most Popular Casino Software Developers of 2019

Jul 10, 2017

Online casino gaming is more accessible than ever; as technology advances, it only gets more and more widespread. This popularity boom resulted in the creation of countless online casinos, which is why selecting top-notch software developers for casino platforms is imperative for casino operators who wish to stand out from the crowd.

While there are many aspects to keep a close eye on when starting an online casino, carefully selecting software developers should take precedence as that will be a determining factor for many players. Apart from attracting them, great software developers will also retain your players’ loyalty.

When it comes to software developers themselves, several different elements can be used to define a high-quality casino game developer, such as:

To help you through the process of selecting software developers for your online casino, we’ve comprised a list of some of the most popular developers that have been a staple in the online gaming community.


NetEnt is undoubtedly the most well-known software provider in the industry. The company was established in 1996 and it quickly gained players’ attention with their innovative and high-quality titles.

Over the years, their games have received numerous prestigious rewards, which has helped the provider further secure its place as an industry leader.

Some of their most popular games are Starburst, Gonzo’s Quest, Twin Spin, and Lost Relics, as well as their exclusive titles, such as Guns N’ Roses, Narcos, and Vikings.

In addition to fantastic video slots, NetEnt’s impressive portfolio also includes a LiveCasino section, which further adds to the diversity of their offering.

Evolution Gaming

With more than 35 games under their belt, Evolution Gaming is the industry’s leading live casino operator. Also, they are the go-to provider for any casino operator who wishes to add live casino games to their platform.

The company’s offering includes state-of-the-art live casino production studios located across the world. Furthermore, they employ thousands of multilingual dealers to provide players with a seamless live casino experience.

In addition, they also allow operators to integrate games streamed from land-based casinos and add a new level of excitement to the user experience.

Some of their most popular titles include games such as Live Roulette, Dream Catch, Live Blackjack, Live Casino Hold’em, and more. There are even some thrilling variants of popular games such as Lightning Roulette, Infinite Blackjack, and many others.

What’s more, operators have a ton of customisation options available and can use Evolution Gaming’s services to develop unique-looking studios and further promote their brand.


Microgaming is one of the most experienced companies in the industry — they have more than 25 years of experience. Their company is a pioneer that paved the road for other software developers. Years later, Microgaming is a multi-award winning studio that still develops innovative titles that revolutionise the online gaming industry.

Some of their most popular video slots are from the Mega Moolah progressive slot family. These slots are most certainly known to players since they have paid out some of the largest progressive jackpots in the history of online gaming.

Microgaming also offers new and exciting branded games, such as Jurassic World and Game of Thrones, for example.

While Microgaming is best known for their video slot collection, they also include numerous table games, several scratch card games, poker games, and more.

Apart from an excellent portfolio of games characterised by stunning graphics and game mechanics, Microgaming is also one of the founding members of eCOGRA. In other words, all of their games are fair, secure, and ready for integration.


Founded in 1999, Playtech is one of the leading online gaming suppliers. Apart from video slots, the company providers casino, virtual sports, poker, bingo, lottery, and live dealer solutions to operators who wish to enrich their casino library with some of the best titles on the market.

Playtech is passionate about games, which is best seen in their extensive library of games. With more than 700 titles under their belt, operators can get a full suite of high-quality omnichannel games available across multiple devices.

Buffalo Blitz, Age of the Gods, Gladiator JP, and Epic Ape are just some of the most popular titles of this award-winning software developer.

Furthermore, they have many blockbuster titles like The Matrix, Robocop, and Gladiator, as well as titles themed after DC Entertainment popular series such as Superman, The Dark Knight, and Justice League. What’s more, Playtech continues to expand its portfolio and has acquired numerous well-known video slot development studios such as Quickspin and Eyecon.

ELK Studios

Compared to the giants on our list, ELK Studios seems like the new kid on the block. However, make no mistake because, despite their young age, ELK continues to push the boundaries of the casino industry and delivers some of the most innovative titles on the market.

As is the case with every other operator, ELK’s games are playable across multiple devices. However, they have a mobile-first approach, which ensures their games provide only the best and most exciting casino experience for smartphone users. In other words, ELK Studios is a must-have for any modern-day online casino that caters to the needs of players who enjoy playing on the go.

While they are solely focused on developing video slots, ELK Studios ensures high player engagement with innovative solutions. One of those is their ELK Compete — a unique and innovative system that allows operators to connect players who can then compete against each other and reap additional rewards.


Apart from the few providers we’ve mentioned, there are many other fantastic providers to choose from. SoftGamings’ unified API platform includes more than 60 software providers, all of which are available for integration.

If you are looking for a way to improve your casino’s infrastructure and expand your gaming library, make sure to contact our team. We will get back to you and help you build your ideal online casino.

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