When you play at massive online sites such as William Hill, Paddy Power and SkyBet, then you have a great deal to thank OpenBet for. That’s because this software developer is the driving power behind the technology that allows you to be playing their games. Their name may not be as well-known as some software designers but this is a company that has certainly made its mark in the industry.
OpenBet have been in the business for twenty years now and are based in London, England. They have enjoyed tremendous success in the sportsbook industry taking over a billion bets in 2014. However, they haven’t been prepared to stick with that level of success and have worked with several software partners to create an impressive range of slot machines for eager clients to play
The company began operating in 1996 and enjoyed great success as the online betting industry enjoyed huge expansion over the following years. All very useful when you want to forge links with some of the top names in the industry.
The company has expanded since launching and has since opened offices in Australia, North American and Singapore. They have licenses to create and distributed software for the gambling industry, one from the UK Gambling Commission, the other with the Alderney Gambling Control Commission. They are also a member of the Remote Gambling Association alongside companies such as Bet365 and 888.com.
Their aim is always to produce a service that is always of the highest quality and entirely trustworthy. In their own words, their business models are an “omni-channel gaming solution” which sounds rather technical but is actually far simpler. Their aim is to ensure that players are able to access several different gambling channels with the use of just one streamlined player account. A ‘Unify’ card allows players to be able to use the funds they use online in betting shops.
OpenBet produce a wide range of slot machines covering everything from television quiz shows to sports themed games and the classic Sherlock Holmes character. The games they produce have a great look to them and provide players with excellent chances to get some big wins with some innovative ideas.
Sherlock’s Reel Mystery – This slot has a great cartoonish look to it with Sir Conan Doyle’s legendary character as its theme. It’s packed with 14 different symbols and gives players excellent chances to win via its free spins, gamble feature and three progressive jackpots to try and win.
Blankety Blank – With a soundtrack that includes the legendary theme of this infamous quiz show, this will bring back many a memory. This 25-payline slot is full of fun, perhaps even more than the original show and some of the prizes that can be won are definitely better. There’s even a Pick ‘Em game that determines how many free spins you can win.
Baywatch Rescue – The TV related theme continues with a slot based on the popular American series. It has plenty of images of the lifeguards who also solved most of the areas crimes. In this game lifebelts can boost the progressive jackpots and there are plenty of free spins to be won.
Day at the Races – Prepare yourself for the race of the season as OpenBet goes horse racing. There’s even a race to watch that determines the size of your multiplier in the lucrative free spins round.
OpenBet certainly aren’t shy to find partners to work with. They have over 200 partners and that includes some of the biggest names in the business including IGT, NextGen, Ash Gaming and Big Time Gaming. All of which means that during their history they have had partnerships that have led to the creation of a whole host of popular games.
It’s not just slot games that are in the OpenBet portfolio as they aim to produce a wide variety of games. This includes Roulette games such as ‘Finest Roulette’ and ‘Roulette Professional’ which have proved to be very popular with those who have played them. Other games have been designed for those who are big fans of Blackjack, Video Poker and Caribbean Stud Poker.
In addition to their slot and casino games, OpenBet have also creating several reactor games. These have included Chain Reactors 100, Pyramid, and Chain Reactors All Sports. These games are different as winning combinations are achieved by getting matching symbols in adjacent grid positions rather than the pay-lines structure.
OpenBet have proved themselves to be one of the most impressive software designers around. They are a bit like the comedy writers who produce great material for the famous comics but aren’t household stars in their own right. OpenBet are great behind the scene workers providing the software platforms for major companies