2021 is a great year to play online casino. Why? Because there are thousands of slot machines to play on, thanks to really prolific games providers. New games are being released every week. Today, Become Gambler presents you Pragmatic Play, a very famous casino games provider.
This article is the second in our series where we present you casino games providers. Don’t hesitate to read the previous one about Play’n GO history.
Pragmatic Play: the origins
Pragmatic Play is a pretty recent casino games provider that was founded in 2015. It celebrates its 6th anniversary this year. Although it is recent, this Malta based company has known an insanely fast growth. Today, it has offices located in Malta, UK, Gibraltar, Ukraine, India, and the Philippines. It creates innovative and exciting games with advanced graphics that are widely appreciated by players all around the world. And this is only the beginning as they release new games almost every week. Most of their games offer the option to buy the free spins feature.
As we write this article, Pragmatic Play has released a total of 182 games, from various categories: 5 reels slot machines, 3 reels slot machines, bingo and card games. They even have a Live casino games studio (Blackjack, Poker…). Its games are available to be played in 32 languages, and are fully compatible with smartphones and tablets.
Some slot machines from this provider are within the most played around the world. Among these slot machines are The Dog House (released March 5 2019), Sweet Bonanza (June 25 2019), Gates of Olympus (February 13 2021), Fruit Party (May 28 2020), Da Vinci’s Treasure (September 13 2018).
What makes Pragmatic Play slot machines this good?
Why are online casino players so fond of this game studio’s slot machines? Their games are appreciated by a lot of gamblers, for various reasons. Let’s see why exactly.
The first strong aspect of their slot machines is that all of them have nice graphics and are very easy to understand. These two points should be mandatory for all casino games, but some of them are still lacking in one of these two departments. Whether you are new or already an expert of online gambling, you will understand their games.
One really nice touch of Pragmatic Play slot machines is the turbo spin feature. You will get your bonuses faster than ever by activating this functionality. Be careful though, your balance could go down in the blink of an eye.
To finish with, most of their games (and all their new releases) have a “buy bonus” button. This button allows the players to buy the free spins feature for an amount of 100 times their bet (in general). Players who don’t feel like waiting for bonuses to arrive really enjoy this feature.
A game provider recognised by its pairs
On top of being a favourite of a lot of players, Pragmatic Play also benefits from its pairs recognition. They won some awards over their 6 years of existence. In 2017 they won the Videoslot Rising star award. When seeing where they’re at now, they were more than right! Another award they won is the Innovation in mobile title at the SBC awards 2020.
Our 5 favourite Pragmatic Play slot machines
With a games library that is close to contain 200 slot machines, players often don’t know where to begin with. We have played a lot of this provider’s games, and will give you our top 5 of our favourite Pragmatic Play slot machines.
#1 – The Dog House
Released in March of 2019, The Dog House is a really popular Pragmatic Play slot machine. It is also one of our favourite to play. To unlock this highly volatile slot machine’s free spins feature, you have to land three dog paws on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd reels. During the free spins, dog houses with multipliers from 1x to 3x can land and stick in the 2nd, 3rd and 4th reels. The more dog houses you get, the more insane wins you can expect.
#2 – Sweet Bonanza
Let’s continue with another huge hit from this game provider: Sweet Bonanza. This 6×5 grid, pays anywhere slot machine is filled with candies. For symbols to connect, you must have a minimum of 8 similar candies out of the 30 that populate the board. To get to the free spins, you have to land 4 lollipops. Once in the feature, bomb multipliers can drop at anytime and unlock big wins. The two biggest bomb multipliers are 50x and 100x.
#3 – Da Vinci’s Treasure
In this game, Pragmatic Play’s famous explorer John Hunter is in a wild treasure hunt. Da Vinci’s Treasure is a 3 x 5 reels slot machine that players really like. This game has three different free spins features: Prize Picker, Map Quest and Progressive Free Spins. The latter is the best one. During the free spins, the multiplier increases by one at every spin. You get 12 free spins, but with retriggers the multiplier can go up to 60x. An incredible potential.
#4 – 5 Lions Gold
5 Lions Gold is a game that was release in June of 2019. In this 3×5 reels, 243 ways slot machine, get three Yin Yang symbols (the scatters) on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th reels and you will enter the free spins feature. Before the free spins begin, you can choose between a high multiplier with a little number of spins, or a low multiplier with lots of spins. You can also choose the mystery pick and hope for the best combination. This slot machine has a max potential win of 7342x your bet.
#5 – The Hand of Midas
We are finishing with a rather recent slot machine that was released in February of 2021. To make things simple, this game is a reskin of Dog House. The free spins feature also has multipliers that drop in the 2nd to 4th reels. The difference is that you can get up to 5 scatters, giving you access to even more free spins and chances for big wins.