If you’re expecting a cookie-cutter type offering from the MGM crew when they take their casinos online, you’ll be disappointed. But, if you’re hoping that they’re online offering is worthy of carrying the prestigious names of the MGM family of land-based casinos, you’ll be pleased with the progress so far. Enter WagerWorks.com as Exhibit A of that progress.
The WagerWorks.com site is still in the development phase, but the current selection of games that you’ll find here are enjoyable enough to spend a lengthy session each time you feel like playing. Of course, you won’t be wagering any of your hard-earned dough at these MGM casino games, at least not yet anyway. The theory goes that MGM is developing the site to ensure their readiness should online gaming become a legal new source of income in the future.
Politics aside, MGM’s web site developers are playing hardball with the rest of the online competition. If you were to slap the name “XYZonlinecasino” onto the WagerWorks.com web site, you’d still be hard pressed to find comparable games anywhere on the Web. Truth is, the eight games ready for play right now are unique to the WagerWorks.com site. The games are also in a fairly rare format, Macromedia Shockwave, so play within your browser is invariably speedy. The “Shockwave Action Games” as they’re called on the site are provided by Silicon Gaming, which provides more insight on why the games are not found in many other incarnations.
WagerWorks.com also enables you to choose at which MGM family of casinos you’d like to play. For now, the games are the same for each property, but it doesn’t appear that it will stay that way; perhaps games distinctive of each venue will be available in the Singapore Online Casino …