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Microgaming Introduces Exciting New Tournament Formats

Microgaming has announced a range of exciting transformations and additions for operators in its attractive tournament schedule. In a press statement released on September 9, 2010, Microgaming introduced a selection of changes to its blackjack and slot game tournament schedule for casino operators that are powered by Microgaming.  Microgaming is the largest online gaming software supplier in the world and these new changes are expected to increase network liquidity.  A selection of the new schedule modifications is outlined below. One-Shot is an appealing addition to the schedule that presents gamers with one single try to attain the highest possible score.  This type of contest is quick and there is no room for add-ons or re-buys.  At the One-Shot tournament, the winner takes all. Reloader tournaments, involve a single round contest, at which add-ons are not an option however there is a possibility of re-loading.  Extender tournaments involve the option where gamers may create a total score with the help of add-ons and extra coins.  Re-buys are possible at this tournament type. Survivor tournaments host multiple elimination rounds at which add-ons and re-buys are not an option.   In addition, the new schedule welcomes three exciting slot tournaments.  This includes two weekly tournaments each with huge guaranteed prizes of $10k and a monthly slot tournament, the Monthly Monster that boasts $25k in guaranteed prize money.  As far as blackjack is concerned, Microgaming is adding Blackjack Attack that is a weekly tournament with multiple rounds. Mike Hebden, Head of Casino at Microgaming commented: "Microgaming is always looking for new ways to improve the casino experience and we believe that our Slot and Blackjack Tournament schedules do just that.  We have delivered a number of new, smart, player focused initiatives that we are confident will meet the expectations of even the most discerning casino player and will further increase engagement and uptake from the casino community." Look out for Microgaming's new tournament schedule that was introduced on 6th September, at several top Microgaming-powered online gaming sites!