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New player for Microgaming Poker Network

Fri, Apr 19, 12:27pm by Staff Writer

London-based Ascensus Interactive has become the latest poker room to join the expanding Microgaming Poker Network.

Founded in 2018 by three industry veterans, it offers a range of targeted casino, poker and sports betting products to specific markets around the world.

The company’s flagship poker brand, Players Come First Poker, is now live on the Microgaming Poker Network.

“We welcome Ascensus Interactive to the ever-growing Microgaming Poker Network family and are thrilled to be their poker provider of choice,” managing director of poker at Microgaming Alex Scott said.

“I am impressed by the team’s collective experience and talent, along with their dedication to responsible gambling and corporate and social responsibility, which fits in perfectly with our ethos at microgaming,” Scott said.

MPN one of the world’s best poker networks

By joining the network, Ascensus Interactive will benefit from the MPN’s robust and easy to use poker and campaign management functionality.

The advanced reporting portal provides players with a seamless experience, award-winning network and frequent promotions.

“When we initially decided to build our own gaming platform, we intended to make poker the cornerstone of our offerings. We had planned early on to get on board with the MPN because of their innovative software, industry-leading management tools and outstanding passion for poker,” the chief executive officer and co-founder of Ascensus Eugene Castro said.

“Having been associated with many poker networks, I am confident the MPN has the right formula and people, not to mention terrific software. I have no doubt our platform will benefit immensely from our association with Microgaming,” co-founder Hilly Ehrlich said.

Players can also enjoy a comprehensive online tournament and satellite schedule, including a selection of satellites to the MPN’s world famous live poker tour.

Moreover, the MPN’s UCOP Vegas online tournament series is running from 14-28 April, guaranteeing a prize of more than 500,000 euros.

Microgaming and Slingshot pair up for Zombie Hoard

Microgaming impressed with their first-up offering to Slingshot Studios, that it has been asked to commission a second slot machine game.

The Zombie Hoard slot went live just a few days ago after the success of the Cash of Kingdoms slot.

Zombie Hoard slot is a standard five reel video slot offering just a 9 pay-line playing format and structure.

Unlike many other slot games that have been released recently, this slow is going to appeal to slow stake slot players according to Casino Chronicle.

The staking options can be adjusted to suit individual bankrolls, but being an action packed slot, there are plenty of bonus games and features waiting to be triggered.

Not only that, but Slingshot Studios have spared no expense in the design of the game.

It features graphics and animatics that are first class, as well as fitting sound effects for those that fancy playing with the volume turned up nice and loud.

Slingshot a rising force

Slingshot Studios are game builders focused on enhancing successful slot game staple and innovating with fresh new features.

They are driven by bringing vibrant game experiences to players and their team comprises of industry talent with a flair for producing high-quality games, according to

Slingshot Studios began to take shape in 2016, bringing together a crew of gambling industry veterans, new blood and everything in between.

They have illustration, animation, development, testing, composition, production and many more skills across their team.

The creative director of Slingshot Studios said of the company, “at Slingshot Studios, our energy and imagination push us forward. We love building games that people love to play, and we can’t wait to share them with Microgaming for their operators’ players to enjoy.

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