888games Software Review
888games is a developer of software for online slots, video slots, card games, Live Casinos and B2C as well as B2B solutions and is a part of 888 Holdings PLC. They mainly operate throughout the European Union and have over 1,000 online slots, card and table games.
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All 888games online slots are available for PCs and as mobile slots on tablets and mobile devices as they are developed using the latest html5 technology. What makes online slots by 888games attractive are the graphics including 3D, sound effects and progressive jackpots that you can win at the end of each spin.
- Casino Reels - has 5 reels with 9 paylines, 2 different types of Wild symbols, a Scatter and a Progressive Jackpot
- Cubis - has an unusual gameplay, it uses cube symbols that land inside a large 3D cube. It has 15 paylines, 3 special feature symbols and a Wild
- Freaky Fruit - has 5 reels with 9 paylines, Wild, Scatter and Bonus symbols, a round of free spins and a bonus round
- King Kong - has 5 reels with 25 paylines, Wild and Scatter symbols, a round of free spins, a bonus round and a King Kong Goes Ape feature
- Saved by the Bells - has 5 reels with 25 paylines, Wild and Scatter symbols, a round of free spins and a large Jackpot
The profile of 888games goes far beyond the development of games for gambling they also support the operation of 888casino and a bookmaker called 888sport. They also produce "Eight Magazine" which is an online magazine that allows users to be kept up to date with future events, review the latest games and read more about the entertainment industry.
888sport sponsored the Cash Game Festival in 2016 and they have also been supporting the World Series of Poker (WSOP) since 2015. In 2016 and 2017 the company was an official sponsor of Birmingham City, Nottingham Forest, Brentford and Preston North End football clubs. Analysis and possible outcomes of upcoming sporting events are published on the 888sport website. Starting in March 2008 the company has been engaged in the active development of the online segment of bets on horse racing not only in the UK and the European Union, but also in North America.
As one of the activists in the improvement of the operations of online casinos, the company has been developing its own projects that are a part of 888 Casino which is an online casino that features slot machines, card and table games and has a Live Casino developed by its 888games division. 888casino was a sponsor of the Veterans Snooker Championship back in 2013, which was also the year that they received two awards at the eGR Operator Awards Ceremony, the awards were for Operator of the Year and Poker Operator.
888poker features classical poker games such as Texas Hold'em, Omaha Poker and 7 Card Stud Poker. This division is run by an affiliate of 888 Holdings PLC called Cassava Enterprises.
Awards received by 888poker:
- EGR’s Best Poker Operator of the Year in 2011, 2012 and 2013
- Best Gaming Product in 2012
- Socially Responsible Operator of the Year in 2010
888bingo has a range of bingo games that use 75 and 90 balls, and competitions take place locally on a regular basis. They also have online slots with progressive jackpots, some scratch games and all games are available online with chat rooms. There is no special software required and some slot games that can be played on mobile devices and tablets.
Cooperation with other gambling gaming software developing companies brings some innovative ideas into the gambling industry.
As well as the company's own internal support system for their sites such as 888bingo, 888poker, 888sport and 888casino, 888games also works closely with NYX Gaming Group, Facebook, William Hill, NetEnt, ESI Media and a cyber sports team called Flow Esports. Over the twenty years of its existence, 888 Holdings has increased its list of partners substantially, especially considering the development and improvement of data protection algorithms in gambling.
Developments and websites designed by 888games form part of the 888 Casino Club. For financial transactions the company cooperates with PayPal, Neteller, EntroPay, WebMoney, ApplePay, Postepay and Skrill as well as facilitating bank transfers.
The company was initially called Virtual Holdings Limited and was founded in May 1997 by two brothers, Shaked and Ben Yitzhak. The company was renamed as 888 Holdings PLC and its first headquarters was in Antigua. Casino-on-Net was launched in the same year under the jurisdiction of the British Virgin Islands. Random Logic Limited, an affiliate, was founded in 1998 in Tel Aviv, Israel and has conducted research and development of marketing services.
Four years later, in June 2002, 888games launched Reef Club Casino and a multi player online poker game called Pacific Poker. In 2003 the company was licensed in Gibraltar and this where the company’s headquarters is now located. In 2005, 888games was listed on the London Stock Exchange and became one of the founders of eCOGRA. In 2007 the company reached a new level, entering the B2B market, and two years later 888 Holdings relaunched this branch under the name of Dragonfish. A year later the company consolidated its position in all online segments including online casinos, poker games, sports and bingo.
The year 2011 marked an important milestone in the company's development, when an agreement with Caesars Interactive Entertainment was signed, which opened access to the market in the US. In 2012 888games was licensed in Spain and signed an agreement with Facebook. In 2013 the company started a promotional campaign to support WSOP, launched iGaming platform in Delaware and 888casino and 888poker branches in New Jersey. In 2015 888 launched a new brand called 777 and used a retro style in the design of its casinos, poker games and bets on sporting events.
888casino, 888bingo, 888sport and 888poker are also a part of the 888 Holdings PLC, besides just 888games. Company contact details are as follows:
- Official company website - http://corporate.888.com/
- 888games website - https://www.888games.com/
- Telephone: +350 20049800
- Fax +350 20048280
- Email: Info  @ 888holdingsplc.com
- General Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Customer support: http://888-external-en.custhelp.com/app/ask
Main Focus of Business Activity and Goals
888games has the goal not only to create online slots, card games and table games but they are also researching and developing the security trends for online platforms and websites for their own products and as part of B2C and B2B. The company's branch Dragonfish is also working on the improvement of electronic payments and deposits.