Online Gambling is a massively popular pass-time, with over 4.2 billion people worldwide stating that they have gambled in the last year. Netent has been at the forefront of the online casino industry for over 20 years with landing sites such as giving the latest information on Netent casinos. Netent were originally started in Sweden, and still have an office in Sweden with another in Malta. Netent pride themselves on their vision of 'Driving the online casino market through better games'. Netent offer premium gameplay and pride themselves on quality games. Some of the types of games offered by Netent include:

  • Scratchcards
  • Lottery Games
  • Video Slots
  • Poker
  • Roulette
  • Blackjack
  • Bingo
  • Baccarat

In July 2017, Microgaming was launched as a competitor to Netent. Microgaming note that they are responsible for having delivered the first 'true' online casino software in 1994, and the first mobile casino software in 2004. Microgaming has won a number of awards for its products, and pride themselves on fair, safe and responsible gaming and they are a member of eCOGRA, e-Commerce Online Gaming Regulation and Assurance. They launch new titles every month across both their mobile and desktop platforms. They are based in a modern, purpose build office on the Isle of Man.

Where Netent and Microgaming can really be compared is in the jackpots they pay for their games. Microgaming pride themselves on the having the largest progressive jackpot network, and have paid out more than €1 billion in jackpots to date. They hold the world record and are mentioned in the Guiness Book of World Records for the largest payout in an online slot game. Netent however is known for having the biggest jackpots in the industry, with their MegaFortune game being responsible for two record winning jackpots, of €11.7 million in September 2011 followed by €17.8 million in January of 2013. Some of the games delivered by Microgaming include:

  1. Online Video Slots
  2. Blackjack
  3. Sic bo
  4. Baccarat
  5. Poker

Both Netent and Microgaming offer mobile gaming in addition to their desktop games. Netent, however, developed a whole new product for the mobile market known as Netet Touch. Netent Touch was developed with a focus on quality and speed while maintaining the user-friendly aspects of their games for mobile devices and ensures that none of the premium gameplay or cutting edge graphics that lead to the popularity of their games is sacrificed. While Microgaming games are available on mobile devices, they have not focused on this market in the same way as Netent, preferring instead to focus on their premium product, download casino software.

Both Netent and Microgaming are reputable industry giants with proven track records. Players have different preferences, and while Netent continue to be known for their market-leading online slot games, Microgaming provide cutting edge downloadable casino software, which provides over 600 games when downloaded in the mac or PC formats. Each developer is a worthy market leader in their own right and in their own area of the business. Both developers are licensed and regulated and use Random Number Generator software (RNG) in their games, which ensures the fairness and accountability of their games. Players can, therefore, play the games of either Netent or Microgaming with confidence.