Bally Technologies was founded in 1932 and in 1936 began the production of slot machines, which makes the company the oldest manufacturer in the world. Bally Technologies is the slot machine-maker that introduced the “Money Honey” slot machine in 1964, the machine that transformed Las Vegas.
It was the very first electromechanical slot machine with electrical components like flashing lights and electronic hopper for counting coins. In combination with the introduction of multi-coin bets and jackpots led to much higher and much more spectacular payouts. That created an extra boost in popularity among existing players but also helped to attract many new casino players.
n 2014 Bally Technologies was acquired by Scientific Games in a $5.1 billion deal. It was one deal out of many during that period of consolidation for the slot machine industry. Just to mention, that in 2013 Scientific Games bought the slot machine maker WMS Industries for $1.5 billion and Bally purchased table gaming provider SHFL entertainment for $1.3 billion. Bally Technologies has been focusing mostly on developing slot machines and casino games for the land-based casinos and according to market share, Bally is the largest casino equipment provider in the world.
It is only during the latest years that Bally made the first steps in the online casino industry. They have introduced the online iGaming solution, Remote Server Solution, and has also a similar platform for mobile devices like mobile phones and tablets. The company has also developed the U-Spin technology, allowing casino players to play in a 3D environment.
What kind of games do they develop?
When it comes to the online Bally technologies has focused on bringing their successful casino games that can be found on their slot machines to their iGaming platform, so they can be played on the online casinos and mobile casinos that are using that platform. Their casino games can also be played on online casinos that are not using their platform.
It was first in 2013 when Bally introduced the first online casino games Wild Huskies and Mayan Treasures. Other famous games are the Quick Hit Platinum, Lady Robin Hood and Cash Spin. All these online slots are impressive with great graphics, easy to use and have an excellent soundtrack.
Bally technologies is a holder of Remote Gambling Software License from the UK Gambling Commission and therefore is allowed to offer its online slots and casino games in the UK.