Thunderstruck Wild Lightning Slot

Eleven years have already passed since Microgaming launched one of its most popular slots, Thunderstruck.
The group is expected to celebrate this anniversary with the launch of a brand-new sequel to Thunderstruck and all this will happen next month!

Microgaming casinos are gearing up to welcome the new Thunderstruck Wild Lightning sequel in the coming weeks. An exclusive release will take place on June 29th, and by July 27th, the game will be available across the Microgaming network.

Thunderstruck Wild Lightning was developed for Microgaming by Stormcraft Studios, in continuation with the group’s policy of outsourcing game development to chosen partner studios.

In this sequel of Microgaming’s iconic Thunderstruck slot, the Norse god embarks on a new adventure in a bid to find the lost world stones.

Thunderstruck Wild Lightning Slot Features
– 5 x 4 reels
– 40 pay lines
– RTP % – 96.10%
– High volatility slot
– Four jackpot tiers
– 5 initial free spins, with the chance to increase the total to 15.
– Wildstorm free spins reward well
– Link & Win jackpot
– Bonus features can be re-triggered.
– Wild Lightning symbols substitutes for other symbols to create winning combinations.
– Autoplay function
– Wild multipliers
– Exciting Norse god theme

Check back to your favorite Microgaming-powered online casino and try out one of the most exciting slot releases of 2021.

After decades of unsuccessful attempts, Canada will soon be making betting on single games a legal pastime. C-218 has been approved by the Senate, and amends the existing Criminal Code provisions that govern gambling on single sports games such as football and hockey. At present, it is illegal to bet on single sports games, with the exception of horse racing.

The bill was approved by a vote of 57 in favor and 20 against. The final step towards turning it into law is to receive royal assent.

The bill has gathered support across all parties and passed the House of Commons backed by all sides.

It also has the support of sports leagues such as the Canadian Football League and the National Hockey League.

Provincial governments have been pushing for the country to allow single-event betting so that they can get part of the revenue that will roll in as a result. The revenues are earmarked to support health care, education and addiction research.

According to one of the bill’s sponsors, Senator David Wells: “Canadians are placing billions of dollars’ worth of bets annually through these (offshore) sites, that go entirely unregulated in Canada.”

The sponsors are hoping that legally allowing this type of betting will direct some of the revenue that goes on black market sports betting, back into the country’s coffers.

Leading supplier of award-winning online gaming software Microgaming is thrilled to reveal that its Mega Moolah jackpot has been triggered for a massive amount of £6,597,136.10.

The player’s huge win is the fifth win of seven figures or more on Microgaming’s progressive jackpot network this year and the hundredth in its history.
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The lucky winner was wagering on the classic Mega Moolah slot game at Optibet Online Casino and struck the massive prize on 4th June 2021. The punter’s win comes just a few weeks after the famed jackpot paid out a record-breaking amount of €19.4 million win on Absolootly Mad Mega Moolah.

Microgaming’s progressive jackpot network has now paid out over €1.4 billion to date, with more than €103 million awarded across all jackpots, tiers and games so far this year.

John Coleman, Chief Executive Officer at Microgaming commented on the player’s win by saying that he is delighted to see another big jackpot win so soon after Mega Moolah dropped for €19.4 million in April.

Coleman went on to say that his congratulations go to Optibet Casino and their players on this brilliant win. He added that this is something of a milestone for Microgaming, being the 100th euro millionaire made on their progressive jackpot network.

Chris Davis, Chief Product Officer at Optibet said they were thrilled to hear the news that one of their players had struck the Mega jackpot on the legendary Mega Moolah.

Davis also said that not only was it the first Mega jackpot to be hit at Optibet Casino, but it is also a tremendous multi-million-euro prize.

GAN Limited, a leading B2B Supplier of Internet Gambling Saas Solutions has entered into an agreement with Illinois-based Incredible Technologies that will see it obtain the exclusive online rights to the group’s current and future online games.

The designer and manufacturer of electronic gaming machines boasts games such as Money Rain and Crazy Money which are present on retail casino gaming floors across US and could be found online in New Jersey since 2014 and 2016 respectively.

Hailed as GAN’s ‘second major agreement for exclusive content’, the agreement boosts the group’s content acquisition strategy, with online licensing fees immediately being derived from the existing Garden State operations.

The deal will see the group’s combined exclusive slot partners content representing approximately seven per cent of all slots sold in the US during last year.

Jeff Berman, Chief Commercial Officer of GAN, said that they welcome this partnership with Incredible Technologies as another validation of their market-leading presence in the regulated intrastate markets of America.

He added that today’s announcement is another exciting step toward building upon their strategy of establishing exclusive online access rights to the most popular retail US slot games.

Daymon Ruttenberg, Senior Vice President of Gaming of Incredible Technologies added that their partnership, with a proven and premier partner like GAN advances the online US distribution of their leading portfolio of gaming content.

Ruttenberg also said that since their company’s founding, they have been committed to creating innovative and exciting ways to engage players with new technologies and capabilities.

He added that they know that GAN shares this commitment and look forward to bringing new online experiences to their players through GAN’s extensive online distribution network.

Leading content provider to the gaming industry Pragmatic Play has released a new slot game titled ‘Dragon Hot Hold and Spin’ that offers players exciting features and breathtaking rewards.

The high volatility ‘Dragon Hot Cold and Spin’ slot is a 3×5 Asian-inspired game that could give players high-value rewards of up to 5,000x their stake.

The Hold and Spin feature in the slot game is activated by three types of Coin symbols that are used to unlock it. These are the Diamond, Gold and Silver Coin symbols that hold random values when appearing on the reels.

Coin symbols are locked in once activated with all other symbols removed from the reels. Players are then given four attempts to land additional Coin symbols with successful efforts locking additional ones on the reels and resetting the re-spins count.

Values are added to players’ winnings when all positions are filled with Coin symbols and the Big Money Wheel Bonus then starts.

Random rewards are offered by the Big Money Wheel Bonus based on the values that players land on the wheel. Prizes trigger new spins and blank values terminating the feature before awarding players the accumulated prizes.

Yossi Barzely, Chief Business Development Officer at Pragmatic Play, said ‘Dragon Hot Hold and Spin is an innovative slot that puts a fresh spin on the Asian-themed symbols used in titles common for the genre.

He added that this title creates an experience that is both visually engaging and stimulating for the player, while offering a huge win potential through the thrilling Hold and Spin mechanic.