Playtech is a developer of games for online casinos. This page reviews and lists casinos running its software. Last updated: October 11, 2018.
Founded in 1999, Internet betting software designer Playtech has become one of the most well known providers of online betting games throughout the entire world. The group currently employs more than 300 individuals and provides its services to some of the biggest names in the betting industry including names such as Paddy Power, Sky, Bet365, and Betfair.
|Bet365 Casino||Gibraltar, Sweden, U.K.|
|BetFred Casino||Gibraltar, U.K.|
|Boyle Casino||Alderney, U.K.|
|Coral Casino||Gibraltar, U.K.|
|Gala Casino||Gibraltar, U.K.|
|Grosvenor Casino||Alderney, U.K.|
|Ladbrokes Casino||Gibraltar, U.K.|
|Paddy Power Casino||Alderney, U.K.|
|Betfair Casino||Malta, U.K.|
|bgo Casino||Alderney, U.K.|
|Mansion Casino||Gibraltar, U.K.|
|Casino Las Vegas||Gibraltar|
|City Club Casino||Curaçao|
|City Tower Casino||Curaçao|
|Crown Europe Casino||Curaçao|
|William Hill Casino||Gibraltar, U.K.|
|Winner Casino||Malta, U.K.|
|African Palace Casino||Curaçao|
|Grand Reef Casino||Curaçao|
|EuroGrand Casino||Gibraltar, U.K.|
Playtech offers a unified software solution, which allows for players to play a variety of games without logging in multiple times. The software contains casino table games, slots, poker, live dealer games, and other unique offerings. While the variety of the games is large, almost all of their games share a common variable of high production quality.
Over the years Playtech has developed a lot of its own properties, with great slots such as Mr. Cash Back and Great Blue being the end result. Traditional looking video slots are not the only reel games that are present either, as you can also enjoy the odd looking but very fun Around the World along with many other parlour games that offer unique gameplay for those looking for something different.
While the in-house creations are great, Playtech also holds some very large entertainment licenses, which means that the group has assembled a fine collection of movie, TV, and pop culture themed slots. This includes the likes of Top Gun, The X-Files, Marilyn Monroe, John Wayne, The Mummy, and King Kong, among many others.
Playtech casinos don't hold back in the progressive jackpot department either, with games such as Beach Life, Gold Rally, and Jackpot Giant offering the chance of a seven figure payday. The biggest jackpot win on the network recorded so far was a £5.2 million win on Beach Life at Betfred in February 2012. One drawback to these enormous jackpots is, however, the restrictive payment policies of many Playtech casinos, which we talk about in detail below.
Playtech's table games are generally polished and a lot of fun to play. The games all play very smoothly and impart a look of class that a lot of other software provider games are lacking. Along with your standard Blackjack variants, Roulette, Baccarat, and Caribbean Stud, the casino has a few games you won't find elsewhere such as Wild Viking and Stravaganza. Fans of land casino table games should check out Playtech's table games; they are definitely worth your time.
While the software and games offered are undoubtedly of a high quality, the quality of the individual casinos licensing Playtech's games varies wildly. On the one hand you have top tier operators such as Bet365, Betfred, and BoyleCasino, and on the other you have low-rent casinos such as Joyland Casino that once ripped off a jackpot winner of roughly €2 million, and the African Palace that did something similar. And here is where we come to our biggest beef with Playtech casinos: the restrictive withdrawal policies.
If you're playing at a Playtech casino, chances are better than average that the casino limits withdrawals to a relatively small amount such as £9000 per month with the kicker being that progressive jackpot wins are included in this limit. Imagine winning £5.2 million and being told you had to receive it at £9000 per month for the next 520 months, or 48 years! Luckily in that case the winner was playing at Betfred, one of the better Playtech casinos, that did not implement such a policy.
What makes this policy worse is the fact that Playtech hands the entire lump sum over to the casino from the progressive jackpot pool after the jackpot is won and the casino is left to do what they want with it, including hold the balance while drip-feeding the payments out to the winner for a lifetime (assuming they stay in business that long). Even worse again is that many of the casinos that enforce this policy are indirectly owned by Playtech itself through its subsidiary companies! So our message is clear: if you are a progressive player, make sure you play at a Playtech casino that does not limit payouts on progressive jackpot wins. As this clause is usually hidden three pages down amongst a bunch of legalese in the terms and conditions pages that most people do not read when signing up to a casino, we have noted this information on our reviews of each casino under the "withdrawal limit" section.
Playtech has created some excellent software that features high quality slots and casino games. It licenses this software to some large and reputable gaming brands, along with many others of varying quality. The games are fun and the potential wins in terms of jackpots are enormous. However many of its licensees institute a predatory withdrawal limit policy on progressive jackpot wins. So make sure you do your research and stick to the casinos that we rate highly here, especially if you are a progressive jackpot player.
We have several Playtech games available for free play right here on our site. You can try them for free right here.
Below is a list of known RTP values for slot machines released by Playtech. See further notes and an explanation of slot machine RTP here.
|Game||Min RTP||Max RTP|
|8 Ball Slots||96.7%||96.9%|
|A Night Out||97.1%||97.1%|
|Age of the Gods||95.0%||97.0%|
|Age of the Gods: Fate Sisters||93.0%||93.0%|
|Age of the Gods: Furious 4||93.9%||93.9%|
|Age of the Gods: Goddess of Wisdom||93.9%||94.0%|
|Age of the Gods: King of Olympus||95.0%||96.0%|
|Age of the Gods: Prince of Olympus||93.8%||94.8%|
|Battle of the Gods||94.0%||94.0%|
|Captain's Treasure Pro||96.1%||96.1%|
|Cat in Vegas||92.0%||92.0%|
|Cops n' Bandits||95.3%||95.3%|
|Cowboys and Aliens||94.0%||94.0%|
|Cute and Fluffy||95.1%||95.1%|
|Daring Dave & the Eye of Ra||95.2%||95.2%|
|Desert Treasure II||96.2%||96.2%|
|Diamond Valley Pro||95.9%||95.9%|
|Fei Cui Gong Zhu||96.9%||96.9%|
|Fishing With Buddies||95.1%||95.1%|
|Forest Of Wonders||95.5%||95.5%|
|Fountain Of Youth||93.0%||96.8%|
|Frankie Dettori's Magic Seven||96.0%||96.0%|
|Frankie Dettori's Magic Seven Jackpot||94.1%||94.1%|
|From Russia With Love||94.0%||94.0%|
|Funky Fruits Farm||92.1%||92.1%|
|Ghosts of Christmas||92.3%||92.3%|
|Goddess of Life||95.6%||95.6%|
|Halloween Fortune II||95.0%||95.0%|
|Highway Kings Pro||95.0%||95.0%|
|Jin Qian Wa||97.0%||97.0%|
|Kong The 8th Wonder of the World||95.5%||95.5%|
|La Chatte Rouge||92.0%||92.0%|
|Land of Gold||95.2%||95.2%|
|Monty Python's Spamalot||94.0%||94.0%|
|Mr Cash Back||95.5%||95.5%|
|Nian Nian You Yu||97.0%||97.0%|
|Piggies and the Wolf||92.1%||92.1%|
|Plenty O' Fortune||92.0%||92.0%|
|Queen Of The Pyramids||94.0%||95.0%|
|Queen of Wands||97.0%||97.0%|
|Reel Classic 3||92.8%||94.8%|
|Reel Classic 5||96.5%||96.5%|
|Rock N Roller||94.0%||96.8%|
|Rome And Glory||96.1%||96.1%|
|Secrets of the Amazon||95.3%||95.3%|
|Spud O'Reilly's Crops of Gold||97.1%||97.1%|
|Streak of Luck||95.0%||95.0%|
|The Great Ming Empire||96.2%||96.2%|
|The Jazz Club||94.9%||94.9%|
|The Love Boat||94.0%||94.0%|
|The Riches of Don Quixote||95.0%||95.0%|
|The Six Million Dollar Man||94.0%||94.0%|
|The Three Musketeers||92.1%||92.1%|
|Top Trumps Celebs||96.0%||96.0%|
|Wall St Fever||96.0%||97.0%|
|Wanted Dead Or Alive||92.0%||92.0%|
|Wings of Gold||94.0%||95.0%|
|World Football Stars||95.3%||95.3%|
|World Football Stars 2014||94.2%||94.2%|
|Zhao Cai Jin Bao||96.0%||96.0%|
|Zhao Cai Tong Zi||97.0%||97.0%|