Light & Wonder has jumped to the top of the charts of the overall game ranks through October, as Design Works Gaming maintained its momentum in the fresh entrants breakdown in Eilers-Fantini’s latest report.

The former triumphed via the Fortune Pai Gow Poker table game, with a fellow such entity in IGT’s Blackjack game sandwiching the Extra Chilli Megaways slot title by Evolution’s Big Time Gaming that sat in second. IGT’s Fortune Coin makes a big jump from thirtieth last month to close October in fifth. 

Top Game Ranks – Overall

In the slots charts, last month’s leader, L&W’s 88 Fortunes, claimed the silver ahead of an IGT Fortune Coin that rose from 20th to close October in third.

Previously unranked games that tracked this month include L&W’s Carnival Cow Coin Combo and High 5 Games’ Green Machine Supreme that closed the month in 15th and 19th, respectively.

Furthermore, this slots chart also sees eight unique suppliers represented in the top 10, these being L&W, DWG, Evolution, IGT, Reel Play, Everi, High 5 Games and AGS

In the ranking of new titles, DWG’s Diamond Arrow, Everi’s Triple Jackpot Gems and L&W’s Carnival Cow Coin Combo track first, second and third on an overall and slots basis.

New Top Game Ranks – Slots

Rick Eckert, managing director of slot performance and analytics at Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, noted: “Today we published the Eilers-Fantini Online Game Performance Report – October ’22. Slots were led by Evolution’s Extra Chilli Megaways, Light & Wonder’s 88 Fortunes, and IGT’s Fortune Coin. 

“IGT continued their dominance in video poker while Light & Wonder’s Fortune Pai Gow Poker topped the table games segment this month.”

When looking into the performance of each supplier, Evolution maintains its pace at the front regarding total games percentage after accounting for 23.6, of which 88.2 were slots, as well as taking 29.4 per cent to total gross gaming revenue.

On a GGR basis, IGT once again falls next in line with 20.2 per cent, however, the group continues to sit in third in the ‘supplier mix by game category’ classification with a 15.1 per cent overall percentage, of which 83.4 per cent are slots.

Light & Wonder, which occupied 20.8 per cent of the igaming space with 90.6 per cent of its titles being slots, took 17.4 per cent of GGR.

Slots retained its dominant position when looking at the total games tracked with a total percentage of 90.1 (September: 90.5), ahead of table games’ 4.9 per cent (September: 4.7 per cent), with live casino up to two per cent (September: 1.9 per cent).

Video poker remained consistent at 1.6 per cent while instant win rose fractionally to 0.8 per cent (September: 0.7 per cent). Each of lottery, bingo/keno and virtual sports also remained consistent month-on-month with 0.3 per cent, 0.2 per cent and 0.1 per cent, respectively.

Mobile maintains its frontrunning status with the highest percentage of theo win generated at 64.4 per cent and leads across all gaming segments. Desktop is reported as producing a theo win of 33.3 per cent, while tablet lags behind with 2.3 per cent.

The Eilers-Fantini report collects monthly game performance data directly from online operators to track how games perform in the region’s igaming ecosystem, with an ambition of growing the database similarly to that of its land-based game performance index.

This latest analysis examines data from Michigan, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut across 29 online casino sites, tracking 36,565 games to represent 58.5 per cent of the market in terms of gross gaming revenue.

If interested in learning more, subscribing, or participating in the Eilers-Fantini Online Game Performance Database reach out to Rick Eckert at [email protected].