Founded in 1995, Cryptologic was at the forefront of the online gambling boom, and largely responsible for helping get the industry on its feet. The company first began as an eCash processor, and soon thereafter merged it’s patented technologies with a newly developed gaming software platform, and licensed one of the first real-money online casinos still in operation today – Inter Casino. Since then, Cryptologic has securely processed over $60 billion in transactions (withdrawals and deposits) for 3 million players.
Over the years, Cryptologic has won several awards and continues to be recognized for its achievements in software development and backend customer service. Available in both Da Vinci online game download and Flash bundles, the casino software platform features over two-hundred casino games, including nearly 100 slots. Anywhere between 20 and 30 new games are released every year – many of which are exclusively branded titles you won’t find anywhere else. In addition to casino software, Cryptologic also powers a bingo platform and extensive online poker network.
Cryptologic (in collaboration with NextGen) has exclusive rights to develop video slots based on Marvel Comics superheroes. Currently, there are sixteen games, including Captain America, Spider-Man, Blade, Elektra, Hulk, Blade, X-Men, Wolverine, The Punisher, Silver Surfer, Sub Mariner, Thor, Iron Man and The Fantastic Four. Also worth noting is that all of the Marvel slots are tied into a single wide area progressive jackpot. Cryptologic has several other progressive jackpot games available as well, including progressive Blackjack, Stud Poker, Video Poker, Keno and the popular Rags to Riches and Millionaire’s Club video slots, which has a default jackpot of $275,000 and holds the record for the largest online jackpot ever awarded to a single player – over $8 million.
Cryptologic is certified by both the Alderney Gambling Control Commission and the Isle of Man and works closely with the world’s leading regulatory jurisdictions, such as the United Kingdom. They are active members with the Remote Gaming Association and Interactive Gaming Council, and hold all of their licensees to strict operational guidelines, including the nation allowance of U.S. player accounts.
Some of Cryptologic’s most well-known licensees include the aforementioned Inter Casino, Will Hill, Playboy and World Poker Tour Enterprises. Cryptologic has also partnered with several leading gaming solutions providers, such as Orbis Technology Ltd. and NextGen Gaming. The company is headquartered in Dublin Ireland and is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange, Toronto Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ.