Industry Partnerships and Announcements – Week of January 11
This week, we’ve seen a number of partnerships and content deals involving some of the biggest names in iGaming. Catch up with the latest announcements in our weekly roundup as we cover the latest news from leading software developers and casino brands.
Aspire Global Expands Partnership with 888casino
A new partnership for games has been signed between Aspire Global’s Pariplay and 888 Holdings (LON: 888). The partnership, which covers Portugal, is an expansion of the already existing relationship between the two under which 888 has been able to offer its customers in the UK, Romania and Italy games from Pariplay.
A new partnership for games has been signed between Aspire Global’s Pariplay and 888 Holdings. The partnership, which covers Portugal, is an expansion of the already existing relationship between the two under which 888 has been able to offer its customers in the UK, Romania and Italy games from Pariplay.
Realistic Games Signs Deal with Lottoland to Expand in Europe
Realistic Games, the well-respected casino content developer, is to launch its portfolio of slots, table, and instant win games with the online betting operator Lottoland. The new deal marks a significant expansion for the developer within Europe’s biggest markets.
Lottoland players will soon be able to enjoy many of Realistic Games’ top titles, such as the Game Changer series, the Electrocoin remakes, Super Graphics Upside Down, Realistic Roulette, and more. The deal will see the games available on Lottoland’s games, bingo and instant win tabs on its numerous websites, beginning with the UK.
ORYX Gaming Content Goes Live at Betway
ORYX Gaming’s (CVE: BRAG) entire RGS portfolio has gone live at Betway, a global online sports betting and casino operator, through ORYX Hub.
The partnership is set to target the German market where new legislation will be coming in this year. ORYX’s content has been designed to be fully compliant with Germany’s current and future regulations, and as such, it represents an exciting opportunity for both the developer and the operator.
The portfolio offered by ORYX includes games from studios such as GAMOMAT, Kalamba Games, Givme Games, Golden Hero, CandleBets, Peter & Sons and Arcadem, and at first, they will be available to players in the German and .com markets.
The deal will also allow Betway to make use of ORYX’s player engagement tools and data services that are part of the ORYX Hub. They include things such as the ability to offer free spins, run tournaments and leaderboard competitions.
Scientific Games Extends Contract with Loto-Québec
Scientific Games (Scientific Games) has announced that it is extending its existing seven-year instant games and hybrid lottery games contract with Loto-Québec through to the end of January 2022. Scientific Games has been supplying Loto-Québec with games for more than five decades and it produces them in its Montreal manufacturing facility.
Marie-Claudel Lalonde, the Senior Director of Strategy and Marketing Communication for Loto-Québec, explained that Scientific Games produced the lottery’s very first instant game fifty years ago and said that over the years, by working together they have “innovated creative games to entertain Québec players and generate funding for vital programs in the province.”
At present, Scientific Games provides the majority of Loto-Québec’s specialty games and it is thought that it has designed and manufactured more than 4,500 games over the last five decades, including unique products such as Ultime, La Poule aux Oeufs d’Or, and Boîte à Bingo.
1X2 Network Signs Deal with Kindred Group
The 1X2 Network has reached a deal with the Kindred Group (STO: KIND-SDB) that will see games from the 1X2gaming and Iron Dog Studio subsidiaries launch on the network. It is the first integration to use the Relax Gaming’s Silver Bullet platform following the joining of the 1X2 Network with the content aggregator last year.
The first game, Pirate Kingdom Megaways™, was released at the end of last year and many more titles are due to be rolled out over the coming months including games such as Battle Maidens™, 1 Million Megaways™ BC, Rainbow Wilds™ and Blood Queen.
1X2 Network is well known for producing highly successful online slots and table games that combine exciting design with innovative mechanics and game features. The developer also adopted the Megaways concept last year, which allows operators to launch their own unique Megaways slots quickly and easily.