The History Of Net Entertainment
Net Entertainment (as It was called in the beginning) was founded in 1996 in Sweden by a group of dedicated gambling enthusiasts and initially specialized in creating software for sports betting, as well as creating their own gaming sites.
It took the company's founders six long years of hard work to add their games to the portfolio of online casino offers. During this time, the company has a great team of talented programmers, analysts and designers who were able to produce really high-quality products. Six years later, in 2002, the so-called CasinoModule was launched, which initiated the integration of games from Net Entertainment into the portfolio of various online casinos. In the same year, the first online casino on the NetEnt platform appeared. This moment can be considered a turning point in the company's development, because after 2002, NetEnt's business went up the hill, and It began to rapidly gain popularity. One of the success factors was that the company's software was easy, simple, and cost-effective to integrate into existing online casino sites, which is why their owners preferred NetEnt.
In 2005, NetEnt received a license from the Malta gambling Commission. This allows the company to guarantee its customers the integrity and security of its software (games for online casinos).
Since 2009, NetEnt shares have been listed on the Stockholm stock exchange.
The end of 2011 (December 22) was marked by the launch of the first games adapted to the then growing mobile devices based on iOS and Android for mobile casinos. The most popular games available at that time in the company's portfolio were chosen as games: Gonzo's Quest, Jack Hammer and Blackjack. A whole platform called NetEnt Touch was developed specifically for mobile games. NetEnt's portfolio of games optimized for mobile devices is constantly expanding.
In 2012, the management of the company Net Entertainment made a statement about the beginning of work on the creation of its casino with live dealers (Live-casino), and in 2013 it was officially launched. At the moment, live games from this developer are already available in many casinos and the company is doing everything to expand the number of offered varieties of games. Also in 2012, the company entered into agreements with Boyle Sports and Paddy Power, and also entered the Danish market.
In 2013, the company released the first Live games that can be run on both computer and mobile devices.
2014 was a record year for NetEnt, as the number of transactions during This period exceeded 21,400,000,000. Also this year, a record number of agreements (31) were signed with such large companies as Betfair and bwin.party, the Rational Group, and others. Also from the pen of the company's developers came the first game for computers and mobile phones, written entirely in HTML5. By the end of the year, the company's market value was estimated at 1 billion. euro.
In 2015, something happened that the company's management has been working on for a long time - NetEnt entered the US market. The company also receives a license to operate in Spain and the UK. In the same year, another important event occurred: NetEnt games first appeared in land - based slot machines: at William Hill betting points in the UK.
In 2016, the company celebrated its 20th anniversary, in connection with which it invited the famous comedian David Sandin to create a film about the history of NetEnt. Also this year, the company entered the Romanian market.
Games from NetEnt
NetEnt company produces very high-quality software for online casinos, and ee games are recognizable and popular among users of the absolute majority of countries around the world. In fact, it is extremely difficult to find at least one fan of online casinos who has never heard or played such masterpieces from NetEnt as Starburst, the Invisible Man, South Park, Dracula, Space Wars, Aloha and other games from NetEnt.
BCE games from NetEnt are characterized by excellent graphics, excellent sound effects and gameplay, so that the user gets pleasure from every second spent playing the game. Games from NetEnt are regularly checked by third-party companies in order to ensure fair game results, have a high return rate, and, therefore, contribute to frequent winnings. The rate of return of bets to players (RTP) varies from 95% to 98%.
The NetEnt portfolio includes more than 200 different types of games, including:
- Video slots
- Table games.
- Games with jackpots: slot machines-Arabian Nights, Cosmic Fortune, Geisha Wonders, Hall of Gods, Icy Wonders, Mega Fortune, Mega Fortune Dreams, Tiki Wonders; table games - Caribbean Stud Professional Series.
- Games with live dealers (Live Casino)
The main focus and attention in the development of games in the company NetEnt is given to video slots. They occupy about 85% of the portfolio. There are not just a lot of video slots, but they are also diverse. BCE slot machines from NetEnt are unique, have no analogues and are a model even for such monsters as Microgaming and Playtech.
NetEnt pay special attention to each of the games, so they all turn out to be unique. Among the slot machines are also so-called "branded" games (branded games), i.e. games based on popular movies and cartoons - Jack and the Beanstalk, South Park, the Invisible Man; as well as a new series of slot machines dedicated to the legends of the musical theme NetEnt Rocks - Guns N’ Roses, Jimi Hendrix, Motörhead.
The company boasts not only regular slots, but also slot machines with progressive jackpots, such as Mega Fortune, Arabian Nights, Hall of Gods, and others. The prize Fund increases in proportion to user activity, as it is formed from the number of bets placed. BCE slots with jackpots from NetEnt form a common pool among all online casinos that have connected these games to their portfolio, which only means that the prize funds of these jackpots grow much faster and very often exceed the size of several million euros. It is worth noting that a win in one of the slots from NetEnt-Mega Fortune is listed in the Guinness Book of records for a record payout of €17,860,000.
Table games from NetEnt are represented by the main types of roulette. There are American roulette, European roulette, and French roulette; several varieties of Blackjack, baccarat, Caribbean Stud Professional Series, Punto Banco Pro Series, Red Dog Progressive, Casino Hold'em, and a number of others.
NetEnt Live Casino
In 2013, games for fans of live casinos (online casinos with l