Microgaming is a privately held gambling software company based in the Isle of Man.[1] It claims to have developed the world's first true online casino software in 1994.[2]

Founded1994; 27 years ago (1994)
Key people
John Coleman (CEO)
Number of employees


In May 2009, its progressive slot Mega Moolah paid out $6,374,434, the largest online casino payout to date.[3] A new Guinness world record was set on 6 October 2015 when it paid £13,209,300 (equivalent to €17,879,645 at the time) to a British soldier.[4][5]

In May 2016 the company launched Virtual Reality headset games using Oculus Rift technology, with a focus on VR roulette.[6][7]


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  2. ^ "About us". microgaming.co.uk. Retrieved 26 May 2021.
  3. ^ Mega Moolah Archived 25 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine. Online Casino News.
  4. ^ "Largest jackpot payout in an online slot machine game (nominal)". Guinness World Records. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  5. ^ "British soldier receives Guinness World Records certificate for his record slot machine payout at gaming event". Guinness World Records. 4 March 2016. Retrieved 26 May 2021.
  6. ^ "Microgaming Showcases VR Roulette For Use With Oculus Rift Headset". GrizzlyG. Retrieved 16 March 2016.
  7. ^ "GI GAMES ROUND-UP: QUICKSPIN, LIGHTNING BOX, MICROGAMING AND MORE". Gaming Intelligence. 14 February 2020.