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When they launched in 2002, Gamesys ran just the Jackpot Joy brand. That has grown into one of the biggest the industry has to offer today, another big player from them is the newer Heart Bingo which is linked to a popular UK radio station and which has many great promotions and features.
Other brands run by Gamesys include Virgin Games, Virgin Casino, Monopoly Casino, Botemania – one of Spain’s biggest sites, Starspins and Tropicana Atlantic City. As each brand is run independently, you can hold accounts at each whilst making the most of sign up bonuses available.
Gamesys was launched in 2002 with the Jackpot Joy brand which is still going strong as one of the industry’s top bingo sites. Their mission is ‘to be the best gaming operator and games developer in the industry, building and providing games that players love’.
They certainly seem to be doing that as the number of awards they have won in the last few years show. Over 10 awards at the Which Bingo Awards from 2014 to 16 and 2 recent EGR awards for their Jackpot Joy brand and Heart Bingo winning big in the latest Which Bingo awards show them in a good light.
They run their own sites from the software so don’t let 3rd parties use it for their brands which ensures they have total control over the promotions, software, and games.
They are based in the UK and have over 1,000 employees and 25 million registered players… Designing their own slots and different types of bingo, they are certainly a big player within the online bingo space.
They have their own slots such as Tiki Island and Wonderland and offer some unique bingo games like Speed Bingo and Session Bingo. Speed Bingo is a 7 ball bingo game that is finished is less than 30 seconds, ideal if you don’t have long to play, whilst Session Bingo is ideal if you do have a while to play, you buy 1 hours worth of tickets, totaling 15 games, so plenty of fun for your money…
Gamesys Bingo Software
As mentioned, Gamesys software owns all their brands so there aren’t that many skins that use the same software. This is seen as an advantage to many players like so many other sites all look and feel the same with just a slight color change to differentiate themselves with other brands.
They have all the popular versions of bingo such as 75 ball, 90 ball and progressive jackpots on top of the unique games mentioned above.
Each of their brands has different bonuses so there is something for every type of player no matter how much you play. The chat hosts are regularly recognized as being the best and friendliest in the industry which helps keep players coming back and playing on a regular basis.
Although some games are run over all their sites thus increasing the number of players but also the jackpots, most are separate and played on a specific brand only.
Slots and Table Games
Gamesys powered platforms have their own slots and versions of popular table games. Their slots include favorites such as Houdini, Secrets of the Phoenix, Wonderland, and Valley of the Kings.
There is a progressive slot called Double Bubble which is a firm favorite with players and can payout life-changing amounts when the progressive jackpot isn’t won for while. They have Pai Gow Poker, Caribbean Stud Poker, and Hi-Lo games too on top of the standard Roulette and Blackjack.
Devices Gamesys Software
All brands run by Gamesys software are optimized for use on mobile devices. The graphics look fast and crisp and even the 30 second Speed Bingo games look great as long as you have good internet.
One of their brands, Heart Bingo, won the ‘Best Mobile Bingo Experience’ award. All their slots and bingo rooms are available on desktop, iPad, iPod, and mobile.