Running down the top gaming firms in the world
Starting from humble roots, online gaming has evolved a great deal from its early days, and much of those investments came about thanks to public involvement in these enterprises.
While some sites failed, others climbed to the top of the heap and presently make money hand over fist by taking the bets of punters around the world who are looking to spin up a small deposit into a small fortune.
Below, we'll talk about the firms who have manged to capture the imagination of the gaming public. If you are looking for additional information on any of the companies mentioned in this article, you will be able to find it here.
There are tons of articles and guides about the industry, so feel free to read more until you have all the information you'll need if you are looking for a site to play on or to invest in.
With that out of the way, let's run down the top gamin firms that currently exist in the world.
The Amaya Gaming Group tops our list, as they are the corporate concern behind Pokerstars, the world's #1 site for online poker.
With a valuation of over $3 billion dollars, a media empire that has become one of the world's biggest promotional vehicles for the game, and plans to expand into traditional casino offerings and sports books, the future looks bright for this Canadian-owned firm.
2) Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment
The first online gaming company to go public in the world, Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment was initially known as PartyGaming when it was founded 1997.
At the forefront of the initial poker boom after Chris Moneymaker won the 2003 World Series of Poker, it is a brand that many online gamers are intimately familiar with.
Enjoying a successful IPO in 2005, it went through a merger to become known as Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment in 2011.
These days, it has carved out a life offering gaming to consumers in Canada, Europe and other markets throughout the world while it patiently waits for online poker legalization to unfold across the USA.
3) William Hill
Founded over 80 years ago, William Hill was an established gaming company long before the internet was even a thing.
Cutting its teeth as a sports book in its early days, it has many brick and mortar bet taking shops throughout the United Kingdom that still act as the backbone of its operations.
However, the information age has expanded their reach worldwide, as it takes bets on not only sports events, but on the outcome of reality TV shows and political contests.
It also offers other online casino games such as roulette, bingo, and poker, making William Hill one of the best-rounded gaming companies on the web.