NextGen Gaming has the distinction of being the world's largest independent game design studio. When the company was created in 1999, SG Digital acquired it, making it one of the world's largest iGaming companies.

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Facts about NextGen

NextGen Gaming can boast of being the largest independently owned game design studio in the world. The companies were founded in 1999 and are now a part of the iGaming giant SG Digital.

NextGen makes both online and land-based casino games. They are some of the most popular titles at most of the online casinos in the U.S. While their specialty is slots, they also make great table games, including Atlantic CityBlackjack Pro.

The company and its parent, Next Generation, are based in Sidney, Australia. They have major markets in the Pacific, U.S., and U.K. 

NextGen and Golden Nugget


Although NextGen entered the U.S. market with PokerStars in 2016, they have since teamed up with the largest online casino in New Jersey, Golden Nugget. Now NextGen is one of the major suppliers for online games at Golden Nugget. At last count, they are shown to provide 114 of Golden Nugget’s 757 games!

Play NextGen games at Golden Nugget!

Golden Nugget Video Slot, designed by NextGen

In fact, NextGen even created the exclusive Golden Nugget Video Slots game. It has RTP of 95.3 – 95.62% and a max payout of $250,000.00!

Other features:

  • The Golden Touch, where wild symbols spread to turn whatever they touch to gold! 
  • The Golden Nugget symbol turns adjacent symbols into gold. Gold substitutes for all other symbols except scatter.
  • There is also a Free Games feature awarded when 3, 4 or 5 scattered BONUS appear, respectively.

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300 Shields Extreme 91 95.3% - 3 25
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