Introduction to 1x2Gaming
1x2Gaming is the founding brand of the 1×2 Network. The firm, based in Brighton andHove in the UK, is known as a virtual football provider, and also supplies online gaming sites worldwide with a selection of casino games, and general fixed odds gambling games, including instant win, arcade and number games. Founded in 2002, as 1x2Gaming, the firm became the 1×2 Network in 2017, and now owns the 1×2 brand and Iron DogStudio, as well as maintainingstrategic partnerships with 3PI, Leap Gaming and Black Pudding Games.
The provider was the pioneer of virtual football, and still provides virtual sports to its partners. However, the studio also now providesa large number of casino operators with slot games, roulette, baccarat and blackjack games, as well as Keno and virtual scratch card games. The firm’s games are available internationally and the company holds a variety of gaming licenses,including licenses from the United Kingdom Gambling Commission and the Malta Gaming Authority.
While the firm will, for many people, always be associated with virtual sports, they now produce a total of more than 90 casino games and have gained a reputation as one of the leading producers of fun, themed video slots for virtual casinos based in various jurisdictions around the world. 1×2 games are optimized for all devices and the firm is known for providing a great mobile gaming experience.
History of 1x2Gaming
Founded in 2002, the firm gained its first license, from the UK Gambling Commission, in 2003. In 2017, 1x2Gaming rebranded as the 1×2 Network and this was when they added Iron Dog Studio and Leap Gaming to their portfolio. In 2020, the 1×2 Network launched Mega ways branded slots. That same year, the firm’s Iron Dog Studio won the EGR Game of the Year Award. In2022, Kevin Reid became CEO of the company, after previously working as CCO and Commercial and Marketing Director of the firm, as well as being COO of Easi Games Ltd before that.
1x2Gaming Top Games
One of the firm’s top slots is Faerie Nights, which is a whimsical, magic-themed slot with pixies, unicorns, fairy queens and an enchanted forest. The day queen provides players with scatters that trigger free spins, and then transports them into the night game where they can meet the night queen, who can provide a total spin multiplier during all free spins. This 5-reel game is popular due to its great bonus features, as well as its decent return to player (RTP) percentageof 96%.
Another popular slot from this provider is Era of Gods, a spectacular Egyptian-themed game, with great graphics and simple gameplay that will appeal to a wide range of players. In this game, the sphynx scatter symbols can trigger free spins.During the free spins bonus round, the bejeweled enchantress may make an appearance as a sticky wild to help make some new winning lines. The game has an RTP of 95.80%.
1x2Gaming Notable Awards
This provider is no stranger to the major iGaming awards ceremonies. The firm won Virtual Sports Supplier of the Year at the EGR B2B awards in 2017, and Iron Dog was nominated for the Rising Star in Gaming SBC Award in 2018. In 2019, the firm was one of the finalists for the RNG Casino Supplier of the Year Award.
In 2020, the firm’s Iron Dog Studio won the EGR Game of the Year Award for its Branded Megaways casino game. At these awards, often referred to as the Oscars of the iGaming industry, the firm beat outmany well-known industry names on the shortlist, including Microgaming, Playtech and Pragmatic Play. In 2021, 1x2Gaming managed to make the shortlist for the Game of the Year award again, this time for their highly popular 1 Million Mega ways BC game.
1×2 Gaming has already established itself as one of the major online casino game and virtual sports suppliers in the industry, and it is likely that the firm will continue to experience increasing success. The company offers some excellent products and services to casino operators worldwide, with full licenses in most major jurisdictions. With both the 1x2Gaming and Iron Dog brands, the firm is providing a wide range of games that are well-respected by those in the industry, and much in demand by a wide variety of operators.