Casino players woke up to some exciting news for those who are fans of the Broadway musical Phantom of the Opera. Casino software provider Microgaming has issued a release that they have signed an agreement with The Really Useful Group to create a slots game based on the movie version of the Phantom of the Opera. The 1986 opera musical is by Andrew Lloyd Webber, and the movie version was released in 2004 to box office records. Fans who enjoy both slots and Phantom of the Opera will soon be able to enjoy both together. The Phantom of the Opera is now playing its 31st year in London, England.
It is no surprise there are plans to make a slots game based on the movie version of Phantom of the Opera. The success at the box office resulted in top sales of $154 million, and many who had not seen the Broadway musical went to see the movie version. Microgaming has stated it is excited about their plans to launch this new slots game later this year, and Phantom of the Opera is a very popular production. Current statistics shows that the musical has performed in over 35 countries, and 166 cities around the world. Worldwide sales of the opera musical are about $100 billion, and more than 140 million people have attended a performance. Slots players are excited to see scenes and characters from the movie, and they would like to listen again to the musical numbers which have made the Phantom of the Opera movie so popular.