Daily Bulletin


Entertainment

  • Written by News Company


The online casino industry has changed dramatically over the last decade, a period in which it was able to incorporate new technologies, like mobile casino, and new game genres, such as live dealer games.

However, this period has also been defined by a novel approach to marketing by online casinos – branding. When we say branding, we refer to the practice of taking a movie, tv-show, rock band or even a celebrity and creating a casino game base on that material.

Branded casino games have become big business, and you can see why casino software developers create them, as it provides cross-over appeal.

Below we are going to look at five of the best in the area of branded slots, focusing on games based on popular television shows:

Baywatch Slot

Starting with something of a classic in the online casino world, the ever-popular Baywatch Slot. The game is based on the 90s television show, so it features plenty of clips of Pamela Anderson and co, although “The Hoff” is largely absent. Regardless, this is a fun game that boasts lots of interesting winning features and bonus games. The graphics are also top-drawer, as you would expect with one of Playtech’s premium branded games. A great slot with underrated payout action. Oh, and you really don’t have to be a fan of the show to enjoy the game.

The X-Files

Another top game from Playtech, a software developer known for its adeptness at creating branded content. Like the television show, The X-Files slot is a bit different from the norm. The game is based around a unique special feature, “Rifts”, which are like holes in the reels that offer multipliers for your wins. It’s a game that grows on you over time, and, as with Baywatch above, it can offer some very handsome payouts.

The Love Boat

If you are from one generation, you’ll be delighted to hear that there is a Love Boat slot machine. If you are from a younger generation, you probably won’t have a clue what we are talking about. Regardless, the Love Boat slot machine is a cracking game, full of inventiveness and fun. The game is orientated around one particular bonus feature – Dr Love Free Games. When triggered, the bonus awards 10 free spins with enhanced features. Again, the whole thing looks a bit silly, but there is some serious cash on offer, including a huge jackpot payout.




Narcos

The previous three games on this list are based on classic television, whereas Narcos was created in tandem with the hit Netflix series about drug lords. While that might not seem like the ideal source material for a casino game, this feels more like a video game. In fact, it’s quite dark and violent. However, the game doesn’t take itself that seriously, and it has quickly become one of the most popular casino slots found anywhere online. Why? Because there are some hugely lucrative special features on offer, and the payouts are much bigger than a standard NetEnt game. Top stuff.

Deal or No Deal

There are, in fact, several casino games based on the tv game show Deal or No Deal. Some of the games are connected through a jackpot network, meaning any spin can lead to a massive prize. Perhaps the most popular is the Deal or No Deal Banker’s Riches Slot. As you might expect, the game’s highlight is a bonus game where you must decide whether to take the banker’s offer or not. Get that call right, and you could be walking away with a fortune in this high-paying casino game.

Writers Wanted

An Indigenous 'Voice' must be enshrined in our Constitution. Here's why

arrow_forward

Biden's economic centrism isn't exciting, but right for these divisive times

arrow_forward

Why are Japan's leaders clinging to their Olympic hopes? Their political fortunes depend on it

arrow_forward

The Conversation
INTERWEBS DIGITAL AGENCY

Politics

Ray Hadley's interview with Scott Morrison

RAY HADLEY: Prime Minister, good morning.    PRIME MINISTER: G’day Ray.   HADLEY: I was just referring to this story from the Courier Mail, which you’ve probably caught up with today about t...

Ray Hadley & Scott Morrison - avatar Ray Hadley & Scott Morrison

Prime Minister's Remarks to Joint Party Room

PRIME MINISTER: Well, it is great to be back in the party room, the joint party room. It’s great to have everybody back here. It’s great to officially welcome Garth who joins us. Welcome, Garth...

Scott Morrison - avatar Scott Morrison

Prime Minister Interview with Ben Fordham, 2GB

BEN FORDHAM: Scott Morrison, good morning to you.    PRIME MINISTER: Good morning, Ben. How are you?    FORDHAM: Good. How many days have you got to go?   PRIME MINISTER: I've got another we...

Scott Morrison - avatar Scott Morrison

Business News

Tips to find the best plastic manufacturing supplier for your needs

Plastics are very much an important part of all of our lives, but they’re particularly valuable to a wide variety of industries that rely on their production for their operations. The industries, ...

News Co - avatar News Co

7 foolproof tips for bidding successfully at a property auction

Auctions can be beneficial for prospective buyers, as they are transparent and fair. If you reach the limit you are willing to pay, you can simply walk away. Another benefit of an auction is tha...

Dominique Grubisa - avatar Dominique Grubisa

Getting Ready to Code? These Popular and Easy Programming Languages Can Get You Started

According to HOLP (History Encyclopedia of Programing Languages), there are more than 8,000 programming languages, some dating as far back as the 18th century. Although there might be as many pr...

News Co - avatar News Co



News Co Media Group

Content & Technology Connecting Global Audiences

More Information - Less Opinion