Gaming and Gambling

Hazelcast for Ultimate Game Server Performance

Used in Low Latency Financial Trading our open source caching and in-memory technology will boost game server performance and database performance more than proprietary and expensive solutions like Oracle Coherence or Pivotal Gemfire.

Hazelcast brings frequently accessed database content into distributed in-memory near cache which results in a high performance game server. The highest possible performance is attained through use of off-heap and C++ client technologies available in Hazelcast Enterprise.

Hazelcast 3 is inherently multi-threaded to benefit from multi-core cpu servers and provides exceptional data access properties. In addition distributed computing capabilities like MapReduce and distributed Executor service will take your game server to extreme performance by executing server threads on distributed machines closest to distributed data.

For casino gaming and online poker or gambling application including mobile gaming and web gaming, Hazelcast provides Financial industry proven transaction processing capabilities. Hazelcast is running globally in trading applications where each transaction represents millions of dollars. For money gamers, this kind of reliability and price performance on scale-out commodity hardware (including Amazon EC2) is unprecedented.

Selected Customers


Bilyoner is the market leader in betting and electronic games of chance including sports and lottery in Turkey. It was founded in 2003 and has over 1.6 million users as of 2012. Bilyoner operates as an electronic agent that offers the sports betting games of the state organization SporToto and the lottery games of the state lottery Milli Piyango. These services are powered by an online money transfer and payment processing system that enables users to make fast online money transfers over the internet, through call centers, on mobile devices, and via ATMs with or without a debit card.

High Five Games

High 5 Games is the premier game creator of the casino industry.

Developing for the land-based, online, and social markets, High 5 Games has created hundreds of games that are played on six continents and in nearly 50 countries.

With its games in virtually all major casinos around the world, High 5 Games is now bringing its award-winning content to players everywhere through its new social and mobile offerings. As the leader in casino games, High 5 Games is determined to build the most entertaining social gaming experience on the web.

Developing for the land-based, online, and social markets, H5G has created hundreds of games that are played on six continents and in nearly 50 countries.

H5G’s games are known for their unique artistic style and engaging gameplay, and they regularly lead the industry in both performance and popularity. The company’s 2011 mega hits, Golden Goddess and Black Widow, were two of the most popular new games in casino gaming history. H5G is also responsible for creating many of the industry’s most renowned brands, including Da Vinci Diamonds, Cats, Noah’s Ark, and Secrets of the Forest. The company has created many of the gaming industry’s most well-renowned brands, including Dangerous Beauty, Shadow of the Panther, Cats, Jaguar Princess, and Black Widow.

High 5 Games employs a diverse and eclectic group of talented professionals. From the brilliant mathematicians, software engineers, and programmers who construct the necessary platform to the tremendous artists whose imaginations allow them to craft intricate new worlds – life at H5G is anything but ordinary.


Playtech is the world’s largest online gaming software supplier traded on the London Stock Exchange Main Market, offering cutting-edge, value added solutions to the industry’s leading operators. Since Playtech’s inception in 1999, its approach has been centred on the continual development of best-of-breed gaming products and content, and its success built upon strong partnerships with our licensees. The company provides software for online casinosonline poker rooms,online bingo games, online sports betting, scratch games, mobile gaming, live dealer games and fixed-odds arcade games online.  Playtech employs about 2600 people worldwide in nine countries.

In this talk Arman Gal from Playtech will describe how Hazelcast was integrated into Playtech gaming engine (Poker). Discussing the pros & cons of data distribution, obstacles that were encountered during the design, development and deployment of the platform, followed by an exchange of personal experiences from real production systems.

Publisher’s Clearing House

Publisher’s Clearing House is a leading interactive media company offering a broad range of products, digital entertainment and services to consumers. Our success is built on PCH’s unique, free-to-play, chance-to-win value proposition, individually personalized offers based on the trusted first party relationship we maintain with millions of consumers and the excitement of the Publishers Clearing House brand.