Live Casino games proven to be very popular with us south Africans. We all enjoy playing the thrilling live games by Evolution Gaming. Moving forward we will have even more choice as Pragmatic Play live casino games are added to the portfolio of many betting sites. But is Pragmatic Play and its first release Mega Wheel a real alternative?
Pragmatic Play is a leading game content provider, operating worldwide. The multi-product game portfolio contains everything online players like. From Bingo to slots to live casino content Pragmatic Play aims to offer premium entertainment
Pragmatic Play is around for over 10 years. The company started of as Topgame back in 2007 before rebranding to Prgamatic Play in 2015. The company is headquartered in Malta but has many local offices around the globe. This allows them to customise their products for local preferences. It works with many big betting sites including GVC, the owner of Sportingbet, and Lottoland amongst others. Pragmatic Play has won many awards over the years. The most recent one IGA 2020 award for best iGaming Software Supplier.
The games portfolio of Pragmatic Play is very varied.
Online slots: Its slots range covers over 200 slot machines. Some of the most popular titles by Pragmatic Play are Wolf Gold, the Megaways titles Great Rhino Megaways or Starz Megaways and Mustang Gold. Gold rush, Monkey Madness and Vegas Nights are also amonst the favoruites of SA slots players.
Live Casino: up until recently the live games selection only covered classic casino games such as Live Blackjack and Live Roulette. Punters can place standard bets as well as variety of special bets. Additionally, Baccarat and Speed Baccarat are also available.
But in October 2020 Pragmatic Play launched its first game show live games title Mega Wheel which is inspired by the ever-popular money wheel concept. The super-sized wheel contains 54 segments with number 1,2,5,8,10,15,20,30 and 40. Various betting options are available. For more details have a look at our Mega Wheel Game review. It was announced that Mega Wheel is the first of many more live casino game show titles to be released.
In addition, Pragmatic Play has a good online bingo offering.
Time will tell if Pragmatic Play can rival market-leader Evolution in the area of live casino entertainment.
Due to the current regulation in SA playing the great range of slots legally is unfortunately not an option. But live games are accessible as per current legislation. Pragmatic Play is currently finalising contracts with various betting sites in South Africa and has just gone live in February 2021 on Yes Play.
Why play Pragmatic Games
Pragmatic Play is aiming to provide premium entertainment for its players. This is reflected in its games. Here are just a few reasons why you should try the games:
- Great features and betting options with big win opportunities
- Superior studio and streaming technology; due to many cameras you can see the game from various angles and never miss a wheel spin or dealer action. The chat funcionality allos to to interact with the presenters which allows for a personalised experience.
- Highly professional dealers
- Fully mobile-optimised: all games are responsive. Therefore, you can expect a seamless and enjoyable gambling experience across all devices, from desktop to laptop and all mobile devices. It does not matter if you want to play on an Android, Windows or Apple device, the games fit and play across all of them.
South African players are always looking for new and varied games content. Therefore the arrival of Pragmatic Play on the best betting sites in SA will bring us great additional games for our betting entertainment.
Currently Pragmatic Play Live Games can only played at Yes Play but we are sure to see these games soon across other bookmakers.