Quick facts

  • Founded in 1999
  • The biggest casino software company in the world
  • Licensed and regulated in 20 jurisdictions
  • Headquartered in the Isle of Man
  • Premium-listed on the London Stock Exchange

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Playtech is the world’s largest casino software company licensed to operate in over 20 countries where they offer top slots, table, and live dealer games.

Pros :

  • Top-quality casino games
  • Licensed by UKGC and MGA
  • Multi-channel delivery system
  • Produces software for both online and land-based casinos

Cons :

  • None worthy of mention

About Playtech

Playtech is the world’s largest casino software company that has been in the business since 1999. Since then, they have managed to produce over 700 different titles of slots, table, and live dealer casino games. Playtech conducts business worldwide and is a proud owner of 30 licenses from regulated jurisdictions.In fact, the brand has acquired 170 different global licenses in relation to the gambling market. The company is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and holds offices in 24 countries worldwide where 6,400 of their employees work.

Their online portfolio is constantly being refreshed with casino, poker, bingo, sports betting, live gaming, and many other kinds of games that are always among the fan-favourites in thousands of online casinos out there. Playtech is not only a licensed and regulated software company, but it is also one that leads the way in developing new technologies and pushing the boundaries of casino gaming.

Playtech has excelled even in aspects of responsible gambling. In 2017, the company purchased BetBuddy, an analytics platform that uses gambling behaviour patterns recorded by sophisticated machine-learning systems to identify at-risk players and engage with them so that problems might be avoided.

History and Milestones

Playtech has been the leader in the iGaming industry for decades, with numerous incredible feats the company has accomplished. Here are some of their brightest moments:

  • 1999 — Playtech was founded in Tartu, Estonia;
  • 2001 — The first casino powered on Playtech’s software was launched;
  • 2004 — Playtech launched iPoker network;
  • 2006 — Playtech began trading on the London Stock Exchange;
  • 2006 — Playtech introduced Bingo games in their portfolio;
  • 2008 — Playtech was licensed as the first poker software to enter the regulated Italian market;
  • 2008 — Playtech created William Hill Online as a joint venture;
  • 2013 — Playtech created a mobile casino solution for Betfred;
  • 2014 — Playtech launched Playtech One, a multi-channel solution;
  • 2017 — Playtech opened the largest live dealer studio in the world in Riga, Latvia;
  • 2017 — Playtech acquired Eyecon;
  • 2017 — Playtech signed a deal with Warner Bros for the development of DC branded slots;
  • 2019 — Playtech launched Kingdoms Rise games suite;
  • 2020 — Playtech entered the markets of New Jersey, Michigan, Indiana, and Pennsylvania;
  • 2021 — Playtech launches two new live casino studios in the US — one in Michigan and one in New Jersey;
  • 2022 — Playtech goes live in the newly-regulated market of Ontario through partnerships with several operators.

Information About Management

Playtech is a publicly traded company founded by Teddy Sagi who still owns around 5% of the company’s shares. Playtech is managed by a board of directors with Claire Milne as the Interim Chairman, and Mor Weizer as the company’s CEO. The total revenue of Playtech was a bit lower than in 2019, but when you look at its €1.078 mark, it is still admirable. Furthermore, the net profit in 2020 was €297.4 million.

Playtech Software

Playtech’s software features 700+ state-of-the-art casino games ranging from slots, live dealer games, virtual sports, betting software, poker, bingo, and many other games for both online and land-based operators. Playtech’s software is also known for premium-branded titles such as The Dark Knight, The Gladiator, Robocop, and many other famed games, like Age of the Gods and Jackpot Giant.
However, not only are the slots taking centre stage lately. Namely, Playtech has spent the past year developing its iPoker solution in order to improve the overall experience. The results are — a totally new lobby, new game views, home tab, and a completely novel software that has brought multiple promotion tools and many other features.

Cash games for Texas Hold ’em, Omaha, Omaha High/Low, 6-Plus Hold ’em with bets ranging from 0.01€/0.02€ to 5€/10€, multi-table tournaments with freeze out, re-buy, and knockout structures with different chip stack sizes, Sit ‘N’ Go games, Freerolls, and many other forms of poker games comprise the Playtech’s offer you can safely integrate through SoftGamings’ API system in record times.

Playtech has launched its poker solution with the needs of both recreational players and those new to the game in mind. The games are available in both land-scape and portrait modes and support both one and two-handed play.

What’s more, Playtech’s Poker solution brings unique casino progressive jackpots into the poker games. Namely, themed poker games such as Age of the Gods, Wild Twister, and Football Stars not only blend gamification features from other games into the poker variants, but offer substantial payouts like in the Age of the Gods Twister poker game.

The poker solution has already been licensed in 14 different jurisdictions and is available in 25 languages, including English, German, Russian, Spanish, etc.

The entire gaming catalogue from Playtech is licensed and regulated by the United Kingdom Gambling Commission and the Malta Gaming Authority, which guarantees the safety and fairness of the games. Playtech’s library of games is available across multiple devices, from desktop computers to smartphones, tablets, and even Apple watches.

Software Features

Software: Playtech
Studio: Riga
Browser Play: Yes
Free Play: Yes
Dealer Chat: Yes
Private Tables: No
VIP Tables: Yes
Video Quality: High
Mobile: Yes

Playtech Integration

By integrating Playtech into your casino, you will tremendously enrich your casino gaming offer. There are more than 700 different games you can offer to your players, and the fastest and safest way to do it is through SoftGamings’ API integration platform. With SoftGamings, you can integrate the entire portfolio from Playtech in under a month. Also, you can gain access to more than 3,000 other games from 100+ software providers that comprise the SoftGamings’ partner network.

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A lot of Playtech’s games have reached legendary statuses among casino players, and some of the most popular are:

Buffalo Blitz

Buffalo Blitz takes players on a journey across the North American plains in a 6×4 video slot with 4,096 paylines filled with exciting symbols and win combos. The game features Scatter and Wild symbols that activate a number of bonus rounds, such as the Free Spins bonus round where players can get up to 200 free spins with random multipliers. The maximum payout is worth 10,000x your bet, and thanks to the 95.96% RTP, you can expect the wins to come more often than not.

Epic Ape

Epic Ape is a slot game that puts every player in the role of Tarzan and gives a chance to explore the depths of rainforests and jungles in a beautifully crafted design. The game features six reels with four rows of symbols and cool 200 ways to form the winning combinations. With the help of 95.96% RTP and medium variance, those wins might not be so hard to come by.

What’s more, you can count on several bonus features, such as the Free Spins bonus, where you can win up to 100 free games with six scatters. There is even a Random Multiplier feature that multiplies the winnings from the free spins up to 5x times.

Age of the Gods

Age of the Gods is a household name in the word of online slots, and one of the most famous games by Playtech. This Greek mythology-inspired progressive jackpot slot is played on 5 reels with 3 rows of symbols and 20 paylines. The main bonus round in the game is activated when 3 or more Scatter symbols land on a payline, thus bringing at least 9 free spins and up to 10x multiplier. There are four randomly activated progressive jackpots that can bring prizes worth millions. The RTP is a bit below the industry average and set at 95.02%, but that is due to the progressive jackpots.

Gladiator Jackpot

The Gladiator Jackpot slot game by Playtech is based on a famous movie of the same name, starring Russel Crowe and Joaqin Phoenix. The story of general Maximus is unveiled on a 5×3 playing grid and 25 paylines that help you form massive wins. In the game, you can trigger a pick-me-up bonus, as well as progressive jackpot bonus round where you can win a massive progressive jackpot, sometimes worth millions. The game’s RTP is set at 91.46%.

Premium Blackjack

A proof that not only Playtech’s slots are among the player favourites is the Premium Blackjack edition of this classic casino table game. It features a low house edge, a great range of side bets such as 21+3 and special payout structure for different pair combinations. The betting limits are considerable as well, which gives it a great potential for attracting different kinds of players.


Playtech has always been an industry leader when it comes to developing new technologies. Their multi-channel delivery system allows players to access games on all types of devices and thus be at liberty to play their favourite games anywhere and at any time. The main development platform used to design Playtech games is HTML5, which is the main reason the omni-channel distribution system is working flawlessly. Playtech is also a pioneer company when it comes to player protection, which is why they employ the latest AI software and other technological advancements to keep you safe at all times.

Mobile Gaming

Ever since 2013, Playtech has been focused on producing top-quality mobile casino products that provide a seamless gaming experience no matter the type of mobile device and its operating system, as Android, iOS, and even Windows systems are supported. Thanks to the HTML5 compatibility, all kinds of Playtech games are playable on smartphones, tablets, and even smart watches.

Promotions & Bonuses

Playtech’s games are no strangers to generous casino bonuses that actually revolve around them. You will find free spins and free cash welcome bonuses from several online casinos that can be used on Playtech’s games. However, an additional opportunity presents itself if you choose to integrate Playtech via SoftGamings’ API platform. Through the platform, you can also get a Standalone Bonus System with loyalty VIP bonus scheme, weekly and daily tournaments, and more options to ensure maximum player retention.


Playtech is a casino software company that takes security most seriously, which is seen in their Playtech Protect platform that not only protects the sensitive players’ data but also ensures the principles of responsible gaming are upheld at all times. Playtech is licensed in 30 regulated gambling jurisdictions in the world, and these gambling authorities ran detailed testing of all the security measures Playtech employs before issuing them with a license, and Playtech has managed to pass with flying colours on each one.

Trust / Certifiably Fair

Playtech boasts gaming licenses by top-tier gaming jurisdictions, such as the UKGC and MGA, which guarantee that the RNG software powering the games from Playtech is fair and that the outcomes are indeed random. By having multiple licenses and with years of success in the industry, Playtech has built trust among both players and casino operators.


Playtech has been on the receiving end of multiple awards in the iGaming industry, some of which are:

  • 2013 — Best iGaming Software Provider award by the International Gaming Awards;
  • 2014 — Bingo Supplier of the Year, Poker Network of the Year, Slot Provider of the Year and Bingo Network of the Year awards by the EGR B2B Awards;
  • 2014 — Software Supplier of the Year award by the EGR Italy Awards;
  • 2016 — Poker Network of the Year, Mobile Gaming Software of the Year, Multi-Channel Supplier of the Year awards by the EGR B2B Awards;
  • 2016 — Best Digital Industry Supplier of the Year award by the Global Gaming Awards;
  • 2018 — B2B Gaming Excellence award by Malta iGaming Excellence Awards (MIGEA);
  • 2018 — Casino Platform Supplier award by the EGR Italy Awards;
  • 2018 — Best Technology and Best Live Studio awards by Casino Life and Business Awards in Romania;
  • 2020 — Casino Platform Provider of the Year award by the EGR Nordics Awards;
  • 2021 — Playtech received the Safer Gambling Standard with GamCare accreditation.

Recognised Casinos That Offer Playtech Software

  • Mr. Green
  • Betsson
  • Party Casino
  • William Hill Casino
  • Bet365
  • BGO

Playtech FAQ

What is Playtech?

Playtech is a UK-based casino software company that creates top-quality casino software for online and land-based casino operators.

What types of services does Playtech provide?

Playtech provides exciting online gaming services that include branded slots, table games, bingo, poker, and live dealer games.

How versatile is Playtech’s gaming portfolio?

Playtech’s gaming portfolio includes over 700 different games, ranging from video slots, poker, blackjack, roulette, bingo, and other types of casino games.

Is Playtech licensed and regulated?

Playtech’s software is licensed in 30 different gambling jurisdictions, including the Malta Gaming Authority and the United Kingdom Gambling Commission.

Why should Playtech be integrated through SoftGamings?

The SoftGamings’s unified API integration is well thought out in order to seamlessly integrate innovative video slots, table casino and live dealer games from Playtech into any casino. The expert team at SoftGamings is responsible for overseeing operators’ daily requests, while skilled customer support specialists are always ready to solve potential issues and respond to routine queries. The customer support team is available and accessible round the clock.