IGT Named Slot Provider of the Year at ICE London 2020
A pair of top online pokie providers have been in the news lately. IGT won a pair of awards during ICE London 2020, including “Slot Provider of the Year.”
Meanwhile, BetSoft has announced the pending release of two new online pokies.
IGT Wins Pair of Awards at ICE London 2020
Earlier this month, International Gaming Technology PLC (IGT) announced that the company won two awards at the 2020 ICE London trade show. During the International Gaming Awards, IGT was named “Slot Provider of the Year.” Later, during the British Casino Awards, IGT’s Fortune Coin Video Pokie received the award for “Best Slot Game.”
The British Casino Awards and the International Gaming Awards are the premier awards events that recognize the best and brightest in the casino industry. The Best Slot Game award recognizes a pokie game launched in 2019 that saw popularity in the British casino market. Industry experts voted on a shortlist of candidates and Fortune Coin came out on top.
For Slot Provider of the Year, IGT was awarded for showing innovation with its gaming. An international panel of industry experts voted on the award.
IGT CEO International Walter Bugno commented on the award wins, stating, “Being recognized as the leading slot and content provider during ICE 2020 further validates IGT’s leadership in developing market-attuned solutions that will create exceptional gaming experiences for players, while driving growth for our customers
IGT’s Fortune Coin game exemplifies the strong performance across our slot portfolio and serves as an excellent example of our commitment to delivering player-driven performance.”
IGT provides a wide array of online casino games for Australian online casinos. They provide a wide array of online pokies, along with video poker and online keno games.
BetSoft Announces New Games
BetSoft is one of the top providers of online pokies for online casinos in Australia and they have announced the pending release of its latest video pokie. They have also announced another upcoming game but with limited information.
The first of two games is Spring Tails, a video slot celebrating the Year of the Rat. According to BetSoft’s website, the game is a 5-Reel, 5 payline video pokie that has a max win of 300,364x your initial bet. The game is available for both desktop and mobile.
According to the website, a rat will serve as your guide in the game that includes both stacking multipliers and a Free Spins Mode. Lucky Rat Multiplier Wilds are possible on reels 2, 3 and 4 and can add multipliers up to 60x.
The Golden Key is the scatter for this game and when three appear on the screen, the Free Spins mode is unlocked. You’ll get 12 free spins and all lower paying symbols will be removed. One extra added feature to this game is the Buy Feature. You can choose to pay 60x your initial bet and instantly unlock the free spins mode. Spring Tails will hit online casinos later this week on February 27.
Betsoft to Release Monster Pop In March
The other game recently announced by BetSoft is Monster Pop. It is a 5-Reel slot game that features a fun monster theme. Think more Monsters Inc instead of scary monsters. The game has a max payout of 2,270x your initial bet.
While complete details have not been released on the game, we do have some info on the features. The game features a Monster Cloner feature which expands the game area and adds wilds to the game board.
Monster Fury is also available on losing spins. A random monster will come by and turn around select losing symbols to try and create a winning combination.
Finally, there’s the free spins game. If you get 3 Flaming Spheres on the board, you get a select number of free spins that are re-triggerable.
Monster Pop is still in the developmental stage and has a tentative release of March 2020.
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