After success of the first online casino, they started appearing one after the other. Very soon the leaders in modern online casino market were founded and started developing, among which you will find 32Red, All Slots, Casino Europa, Betway, Desert Nights Casino and many others.
The founders and the power behind early online casinos were MicroGaming and then in a few years – Playtech and RTG. But Microgaming is considered to be the provider that launched the very first online casino back in 1994. It was Gaming Club casino and the excellent news is – this online casino is still running! Through innovative approaches and numerous improvements, these three gambling software developers and providers won their honorable place in the leaders’ board of nowadays.
History of online casinos development was full of important events. In 1998 appeared Progressive Jackpots, the amount of which grew by adding the rates of all the players until some lucky one won it. The first of these was the jackpot of Cash Splash online slot by MicroGaming. This increased average size of the winnings in online casinos to astronomical proportions. So, in 2001, top possible jackpot was 414 thousand dollars, and in 2002 – $ 1.5 million. Today, the amount of win often reaches 5, 8 million or more.
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