Habanero is among the best slot providers in Asia and is also quite popular worldwide.

Pros :

  • Unique style
  • Among the best in Asia
  • Bonus features
  • Jackpots
  • Good player retention

Cons :

  • Relative newcomer to the market
  • Mediocre poker

About Habanero

Habanero is a young yet very successful provider of gaming content, based Kiev, Manila, Sofia and Johannesburg. It started its way to great achievements in 2012, targeting at Asia’s markets. After reaching tremendous success there – Habanero became one of the TOP-4 best providers for Asian markets – the company decided to move West. First destination was CIS and Western European countries, and in 2018 the company is planning to conquer the markets of Western Europe. And Habanero have all chances to do that!
By now, the company’s products are played in over 100 casinos in the world – BitStarz, Bob, King Billy, Vbet, Fantasino, Golden Star etc. SoftGamings clients have also enriched their casino portfolios with Habanero’s games, e.g., Leonbets casino.
Arcangelo Lonoce, Head of Business Department Europe at Habanero with over 15 years of experience in product management and igaming, at the interview in EiG Berlin 2017.
The Habanero team consists of over two hundreds employees, including Toni Karapetrov, Head of Corporate Communications at Habanero. In his interview for Askgamblers portal, he told about the key features of the success of the company. We provided them below.

History & Milestones

Habanero was formed in 2012. Since then, the company has released numerous entertaining online casino games, focusing on online video slots:

  • 2012 — The company is founded;
  • 2018 — Habanero nominated in the Malta Gaming Awards 20189, takes place at SiGMA in Malta;
  • 2018 — The company enters the Italian market;
  • 2018 — The developer nominated in the Best Casino Product for Koi Gate at Global Gaming Awards London 2018;
  • 2019 — Habanero hits the 100th slot game release;
  • 2020 — Habanero takes part in ICE 2020 London, showcasing its newest games and technologies;
  • 2021 — Habanero secures a gaming license from Malta Gaming Authority and Romania Gaming Authority — ONJN;
  • 2021 — Habanero enters the markets of Spain and LatAm;
  • 2022 — Habanero extends its presence in the Italian market through a partnership with the Betsson Group and its Betsafe brand.

Information About Management

Habanero Systems is a medium-sized company that boasts more than 100 employees. It is essentially a privately held group of European investors, and the current CEO of the company is Nic Ioannoy. It is still not listed on stock markets, and its income data is considered sensitive info. However, the company was eager to share that it recorded an increase in GGR over the past couple of years.

Key Persons

  • Nic Ioannoy, Director at Habanero
  • Jeffrey L., Head of Operations for Habanero
  • Vera Motto, Business Development Executive at Habanero
  • Toni Karapetrov, Head of Corporate Communications
  • Arcangelo Lonce, Head of European Business Development for Habanero

Habanero Software

Habanero is undoubtedly one of the best software providers in the entire online gambling industry. They are offering over 100 games and hundreds of bonus features and jackpots to millions of players around the world. Although most of their customers are based in Asia, the company is successfully operating across other continents as well. The most amazing thing about them is how relatively new they are on the market. Many companies are trying to become relevant for years, but it just isn’t working out.

There are many requirements providers need to meet to get to the top of the industry, but the most crucial ones are business to business relationships, game quality and variety, generosity with bonuses, and fairness. Habanero, of course, met all of those requirements a long time ago. They are now simply maintaining their level of relevance, trying to enter as many markets as possible.

Some of their most popular releases are:

  • Koi Gate
  • Scruffy Scalliwags
  • Bird of Thunder
  • Cake Valley

Besides slot machines, which are the main reason for their popularity, Habanero also offers a variety of table and video poker games. Statistics show that the GGR of Habanero clients was increasing for more than 15% on a monthly basis in 2017.

Software Features

Software: Habanero
Games: Slots, table games, video poker
In-browser play: Yes
Demo play: Yes
Video quality: High
Mobile: Yes
Platform: HTML5
Game features: wilds, scatters, free spins, bonus rounds

Habanero API Integration

Integrating Habanero games into your casino environment is hassle-free. We ensure the following advantages of choosing us:
  • Fast and easy setup through single unified API
  • Competitive commercial offer
  • 24/7 support
  • Available for integration separately, or in Slots Bundle package
  • All currencies and cryptocurrencies supported


Habanero releases approximately 1 game per month, while the production process takes 2 months and the planning begins a year ahead. At the moment, 8126 slots, 10 table games and 13 video poker games are available.
In comparison to some other game providers, Habanero do not copy old games. Behind every title, there is a thoroughly thought concept, targeted to meet the needs of specific audience. Even more, if the game does not find support from the players, it is removed.

Calaveras Explosivas

Calaveras Explosivas is an incredibly detailed slot game based on Dia de los Muertos, a Mexican holiday. It boasts special Tumble mechanics, thanks to which up to 30 symbols can tumble during any round. Depending on the way they touch and the number of linked cascade wins you manage to achieve, you may be looking at a multiplier of up to 128x times.

Mystic Fortune Deluxe

Mystic Fortune Deluxe is an Asian-themed slot game with 5 reels and 28 fixed paylines, where symbols representing fortune and bliss, such as the lotus flower, combine to form the winning combos. The game’s serene sounds and visuals are only disrupted by the adrenaline surge that comes from the Money symbol, which can bring a multiplier worth 8,888x your bet size. There are also some free spins, wild symbols, and many other perks that make Mystic Fortune Deluxe one of the most popular Habanero titles.

Return to the Feature

Return to the Feature is a retro-styled slot game with 5 reels and 3 rows of symbols. It has the buzzing vibe of the 80s that a lot of players love to see. There are three exciting bonus rounds where you can win up to 100 free games by landing 5 scatter symbols. You can also activate the so-called Feature Rewind on your past free spins — only this time, you will have a chance to win both ways, and your prizes can be doubled!

These were some of the most popular slot games powered by Habanero. Take a look at their table and video poker games too.

Habanero’s Baccarat:

game screens take players straight onto the casino floor, and the backgrounds are dimmed for a better focus on the table.

Habanero Baccarat SoftGamings
Habanero Video poker SoftGamings

Video poker Bonus Deuces Wild –

one of different variations of Poker by Habanero.

So, Habanero has its own style, and it takes care of the tastes of the customers. Is it is about the game – the provider delivers the games a player wants. If it is about the bonuses, they become culmination of every game, stimulating players’ sense of anticipation of something great to come.

Maybe this is why Habanero’s player retention value is high, as well as the profits of the casinos offering Habanero products are growing. In March 2017, Toni Karapetov stated that their clients’ GGR was growing by 15.3% month on month. Do you want to experience the same growth of your business? Integrate this unique gaming content into your casino.


Habanero uses the latest HTML5 development framework to develop its games and make them available on all platforms, both mobile and desktop. This technology allows players to enjoy the games without owning devices with a lot of computing power.

Mobile Gaming

Habanero’s approach to game development appears mobile-first. Namely, the games are optimised for Android and iOS devices of all types. What’s more, they are available in both portrait and landscape modes for better viewing options.

Promotions and bonuses

Habanero’s games are jam-packed with bonus rounds and features like free spins, multipliers, and many more. However, by choosing to integrate Habanero through SoftGamings’ API platform, you can explore the Standalone Bonus system that lets you choose which type of bonus you want to implement and many other characteristics that boost player retention.


Habanero is a regulated provider. Therefore, you can rest assured knowing the operator’s security systems have been thoroughly examined by regulators from Malta and Romania before it was granted a license, which means all its games are perfectly secure.

Trust / Credibility and Fairness

Besides being licensed by both the Malta Gaming Authority and Romania Gaming Authority — ONJN, all Habanero games have been tested for fairness by iTechLabs and BMM Testlabs, both of which are indpendent auditors.


Being active for a long time, the company boasts numerous awards and nominations. Perhaps the most important nomination came at the EGR B2B Awards 2020, where the company was nominated in the following two categories:

  • Mobile Supplier
  • Slot Supplier

Moreover, the company was nominated for Best RNG Casino Provider at the Malta Gaming Awards in 2018.

On the flip side, Habanero has claimed SlotBeats’ Slot of the Week award for its release of Techno Tumble, one of the operator’s latest achievements.

The latest addition to Habanero’s trophy room is the Game Innovation award at CasinoBeats Games Developer Awards for its slot game Orbs Of Atlantis.

Recognised Casinos Where The Habanero Software Can Be Found

  • Betway
  • 888Casino
  • LeoVegas
  • Videoslots Casino
  • Bethard

Habanero FAQ

As you decide to choose a gaming provider, there are peculiar things you have to check out and critically objectify to clear your doubts and as well to reaffirm the authenticity of such gaming provider. Below are frequently asked questions about Habanero:

1. Who is Habanero?

Habanero is a known multi-faceted software developer. The gaming software developer uses cutting-edge designs and technologies to craft games that give the best gaming experience to players across the globe. Habanero was established in 2010, and since its establishment, it has kept providing the iGaming market with innovative and thematic gaming content. The gaming provider is a place to discover the world of Sheer Gaming in both the Western and Asian gaming markets.

2. Is this gaming provider licensed and regulated?

Due to Habanero’s commitment to trustworthiness, fairness, and excellence, the gaming provider has pursued and obtained licensing in the iGaming markets to foster fair and responsible gaming. This gaming software developer is certified and licensed by the bmm testlabs and the iTech Labs. Therefore, casino operators and their players can be sure that the gaming products and solutions provided by Habanero are worthy of trust and recommendation.

3. What types of services does Habanero offer?

Habanero offers services that are simple but world-class. The gaming provider delivers Slot games, Video Pokers, and Table games that are high-quality and exceptional. The portfolio showcases a Sheer Gaming collection of 92 Slots, 13 Table Games, and 10 Video Pokers. Habanero delivers all its gaming products in HTML5 and features 28+ languages, multi-currency including crypto, and a multi-tenant environment.

4. Which Habanero’s games are popular?

The gaming provider crafts Slots, Video Poker and Table games that are engaging, thematic and innovative. However, some particular games stand out exceptionally as favourites among the other games. Some of the popular games are Ways of Fortune, London Hunter, 12 Zodiacs, Dragons Thrones, Roman Empire, Wicked Witch, Tower of Pizza, Mystic Fortune, American Blackjack, Three Card Poker Deluxe, Sic Bo, Tens or Better, and Jacks or Better.

5. Why integrate Habanero through SoftGamings?

SoftGamings’ unified API integration is well-packaged to seamlessly integrate the innovative Slots, Video Poker and Table games from Habanero on any casino. The expert team at SoftGamings are responsible for overseeing the daily requests of operators while the skilled customer support specialists are always on the alert to solve potential issues and respond to routine queries. The customer support is available and accessible round the clock, 24/7.