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December 15, 2015
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A lot has been happening lately in the online gaming industry. This page will take a look at some of the very latest games, plus it will also discuss several other top casino related stories. We can start by taking a look at some of the very latest slots, all of which arrived in casinos at some point over the past couple of weeks.

The very latest slots from Microgaming included Bullseye (5 reels and 243 ways to win per spin), Happy Holidays (also 5 reels and 243 win ways), Serenity (5 reels and 15 paylines) and Star Dust (5 reels and 40 paylines). IGT Interactive launched the new Sherlock Holmes: The Hunt for Blackwood slot machine (5 reels and 30 paylines) and also the new Family Guy slot (5 reels and 30 paylines). Realtime Gaming (RTG) launched a new slot called The Nice List (5 reels and 50 paylines) and NextGen Gaming launched a new slot called James Dean (5 reels and 25 paylines).

The latest slots from Playtech included Fei Cui Gong Zhu (5 reels and 20 paylines), Sinbad’s Golden Voyage (6 reels and 164 paylines), The Riches of Don Quixote (5 reels and 25 paylines), Fortunate 5 (5 reels and 15 paylines) and Nian Nian You Yu (5 reels and 9 paylines). This award-winning software provider also launched a new branded slot called Top Gun (5 reels and 243 win ways) as well as a brand new Live Dealer Game called Live Prestige Roulette. A new Ace Ventura slot machine from Playtech will also be available in casinos soon.

There was also NetEnt who launched King of Slots (5 reels and 25 paylines), Koi Princess (5 reels and 20 paylines), Fruit Shop – Christmas Edition (5 reels and 15 paylines) and Flowers – Christmas Edition (5 reels and 30 paylines). This award-winning online casino software provider will also soon be launching a new branded slot called Guns N’ Roses. NetEnt also hit the headlines recently after winning the Game of the Year award at the eGaming Review Operator Awards for a slot called Spiñata Grande.

Two new world records were also recently broken. A NetEnt mobile slot machine called Mega Fortune Touch paid out the largest ever mobile win to 30-year-old Alexander from Stockholm, Sweden. This lucky winner netted an incredible €8.6m jackpot. “NetEnt’s games excite, entertain and reward our players and it’s fantastic to break another record with this jackpot won via mobile. Our games have paid out over €13m in jackpots in just over a week – the perfect early Christmas present,” said NetEnt’s Chief Product Officer, Simon Hammon.

There was also Microgaming’s Mega Moolah jackpot slot machine which officially made it in to the Guinness Book of World Records. In October 2015, this famous slot paid out a record-breaking £13,213,838.68 (€17,879,645.12) to lucky UK player Jonathon Heywood. This huge win occurred over at Betway Casino.

“I’m pleased to confirm that the Guinness World Records title for the largest jackpot payout in an online slot machine game is €17,879,645.12, which was won by Jonathan Heywood, while playing Microgaming’s Mega Moolah on Betway's website. And Jon is certainly in the moolah now, thanks to his exceptional stroke of luck,” said a spokesperson for Guinness World Records.

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