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Microgaming Bingo Side Games Launched

January 25, 2010 (CAP PR Wire) — Microgaming (, the world’s largest provider of online gaming software, launches three new bingo side games to its network of operators on 26 January 2010. These games are designed to provide bingo players with absorbing outer-screen action to compliment the main bingo event.   

Neill Whyte, Bingo Channel Lead at Microgaming said: “January’s new bingo side games are designed to cater to an increasingly diverse bingo community and provide players with an enhanced gaming experience and increased chances to win. Microgaming has a reputation for gaming innovation and we recognise the growing importance of side games a valuable retention tool in an increasingly competitive market.”

Elementals is a five reel, 20 payline video slot, featuring a wild symbol, a scatter symbol and a gamble feature. The slot offers high quality graphics of the elements: earth, air, fire and water. The game’s symbols feature characters representing the four elements, along with fruit, a wild, a scatter, and the elemental symbol itself signifying lucky free spins. With a maximum jackpot of 100,000 coins, this game is an attractive proposition for players of all levels.

Classic Blackjack Gold from the prestigious Microgaming Gold series of games, features incredible graphics, casino-level speed, and world-class sound quality. The super realistic game play and rich options enhance the gaming experience for players and gives the game a real casino atmosphere. Classic Blackjack Gold uses only one 52 card deck and the object is to beat the dealer. The dealer stands on all 17’s and players can double down on 9, 10 or 11.

Scratch ‘N’ Spin is a traditional pub style slot, with nudge and hold functionality and a feature game. This slot also features a Lucky Shopper newsagent feature, which can be accessed from a spin of the reels which can reward up to 500 coins.

Visit Microgaming at the International Gaming Expo (IGE), 26th – 28th January 2010 on stand 5240.

For further information or screen shots of the games please contact:
Duncan Skehens / Lizzi Malley / Lyndsay Haywood
Lansons Communications
020 7490 8828 / /

About Microgaming (
Since the company developed the first true online Casino software over a decade ago, it has led the industry in providing innovative, reliable gaming solutions. Thanks to an unrivalled R&D programme, that averages 60 games per year and a unique ‘partnership’ approach to working with operators;

Microgaming software powers over 160 market-leading online gaming sites.

The company’s front and back-end software supports multi-player, multi-language games – over 450 of them, all uniquely branded and provides platforms for land-based and wireless gaming.  Microgaming powers the world’s largest Progressive Jackpot Network and has paid out over €265million. In May 2009 it created the biggest ever online jackpot winner with a single payment win of €6.37m.

As a founding member of eCOGRA, Microgaming is at the forefront of an initiative focused on setting the highest standards in the gaming industry, and leads in the areas of fair gaming, responsible operator conduct and player protection.  Microgaming has been awarded eCOGRA’s Certified Software Seal following a rigorous onsite assessment to ensure that the development, implementation and maintenance of the software is representative of industry best practice standards Microgaming licensees are therefore eligible to apply for the eCOGRA Safe & Fair Seal.