Merkur Gaming is one of the oldest gaming companies, founded in 1957. It is a subsidiary of the Gaselmann Group which is established in Luebbecke, Germany. The company can take pride in over 150 casino products, for both land-based and online casinos, including AWP and casino machines, reel machines, multi-games, dispensers, cabinets and jackpots systems. More than 8000 people are working in the company today, which means that Merkur is one of the largest casino software developers in Germany.
The CEO of the company, Paul Gauselmann is a very renowned public figure in the German gambling industry, where he is a sort of a legend, but in the world as well. He has even received the award Federal Cross of Merit for his innovations in technology and business and has become an honorary citizen of Espelkamp and Leubbecke.
Merkur Gaming has developed several gaming platforms, making the games available for many other online casinos. Although, Merkur Gaming is still most popular for their land-based slot machines, seen and played all over Germany, but also all over the world. Their multi-game systems, including Evolution SL, Merkur Star and Avantgarde SLT, all in HD, provide a top-notch iGaming experience. That is why you might find their online slots with not the greatest graphics, but with very diverse and entertaining plots and very, very big winning possibilities.
Of the online slots, you can find the classic 3-reel, 5 payline titles which are retro and of course, fruit machines. These belong in the popular vintage collection, but the magic starts when you start reviewing the novelty collection. Games like Reel’n’Run, Mission, Arcane Amulet, Brynhild, Gods of Midgard, World of Wizard, Odin, Dragon’s Treasure, Gold of Persia, Scidonia have very different themes including futuristic, magic, archaic, gold themes.
New slots are being released constantly and are absolutely free, and even more so, you can play them online without the need of downloading, depositing and registering on a particular casino. Merkur Gaming makes sure you have the freedom of trying the games before depositing money on them. Let’s look at some of the most popular slots provided by Merkur Gaming and their features.
God of Persia – It is a 5-reel, 5 payline slot with an Arabian theme. It features playing card symbols as the lowest paying and a magic lamp, a golden jewel, a blue bracelet, a gong and curly slippers as the highest paying symbols.
Double Triple Chance – This is a 3-reel, 5 payline slot with traditional symbols like red 7s, cherries, oranges, cherries, watermelons, plums, bells and a diamond. These symbols combined provide great winning opportunities but also activate the Rewin feature. Although there are no wilds or scatters, you have the classic Gamble feature to make use of.
221B Baker Street – Sherlock Holmes-themed slot, extremely popular among players is action-packed and gives you a chance to try out your detective skills. It is a 5-reel, 20 paylines slot with symbols like a pistol, a magnifying glass, a bottle of poison, as well as Free Spins, Duel Bonus, and Gamble feature.