The week in B2B news (01 March 2019)

A round-up of all the latest news from the supplier side of the industry, including launches from Red Tiger, SportCaller and Habanero

EveryMatrix hires new CTO

EveryMatrix has appointed former Bit8 technology exec Rafael Campuzano as its new chief technology officer.

Campuzano will take the lead on the technology strategy and operations for EveryMatrix from the firm’s Bucharest office.

EveryMatrix CEO Ebbe Groes said: “Rafael is an authentic tech passionate and we are positive that his hands-on approach will generate many valuable insights and exciting new ideas.

“We are thrilled to have Rafael joining our team, and we are sure his talent and comprehensive knowledge will greatly contribute to our expansion.”


High 5 Games partners with Oryx

High 5 Games (H5G) and ORYX Gaming have agreed to an online content partnership. The New York City-based video slots creator sought a seasoned gaming solutions provider to distribute H5G games, including its land-based hits as well newer, innovative content, to its key European markets.

This new partnership will focus on delivering a wide range of premium slot game titles by H5G as it continues to launch its content portfolio live into regulated gaming markets. Integrating to the High 5 VAULT offers operators the ability to expand their unique content portfolio to more players worldwide. The highly optimized HTML5 pipeline will provide proven hits to all associated operating platforms with ORYX Gaming.

“Our games will align the ORYX portfolio superbly as they seek to work with established content providers who know how to deliver consistent hits around the world like High 5 Games”, as stated by Anthony Singer CEO and Founder of High 5 Games.

Matevz Mazij, CEO of Oryx Gaming, added, “High 5 Games’ products are highly entertaining and engaging, with an added social element and land-based presence that makes them unique in the market. We are confident that introducing High 5 Games will be a great success throughout our network and we look forward to a prosperous relationship together.”



Red Tiger unveils Pirates’ Plenty slot

Slots and software provider Red Tiger has taken to the high seas in search of sunken treasure with its new slot game release, Pirates’ Plenty.

Set aboard a submerged lantern-lit galleon, the 5×3 reels are “filled with the spoils of the ghostly skipper’s buccaneering lifestyle, with rum and riches at every turn”.

Within the regular game, players need to look out for the Monkey Wild who removes all low-paying symbols from the reels allowing high-paying symbols to take their place.

Red Tiger’s Carl Ejlertsson said: “Players can enjoy real progress with Pirates’ Plenty with more spins giving them more pieces of the treasure map in order to unlock the sixth reel.”


Habanero launches 5 Lucky Lions

Slots and table games provider Habanero is giving players the chance to unearth riches with its latest offering called 5 Lucky Lions.

The 6×4 slot, which is designed to be played on desktop, mobile and tablet devices, features top-of-the-range graphics and sounds, in keeping with all of Habanero’s offerings.

Players are given the chance to pick one of five lucky lions in the bonus round, all of which offer a different number of free spins.

Toni Karapetrov, Head of Corporate Communications at Habanero, said: “We are delighted to release 5 Lucky Lions, yet another exciting addition to our slot portfolio.”


iSoftBet seals SuprNation content partnership

Mobile casino provider iSoftBet has signed a deal with SuprNation that will see the operator take both iSoftBet’s complete content portfolio alongside its Game Aggregation Platform (GAP) offering.

The partnership will see iSoftBet titles such as Crystal Clans and The Dalai Panda made available across SuprNation’s three brands, in an offering including more than 150 slot and table games.

SuprNation will also have access to GAP, iSoftBet’s aggregation platform which offers more than 3,000 slot and table games provided by 46 premier third-party content providers.

Michael Probert, CCO at iSoftBet, said: “Having partners who share the same ethos as us is vital, and we are eager to see our partnership become a long-term success.”


SportCaller enters partnership with FanDuel

SportCaller, the free-to-play (FTP) sports-game provider, has announced a new partnership with US sports betting operator FanDuel.

The deal sees the FTP specialist roll out a series of games on its light-to-deploy platform across the major American sports, starting with next month’s popular NCAA March Madness basketball.

This agreement expands SportCaller’s footprint in the US market where it already enjoys partnerships with its Super 8 and Super 5 Games for TVG.

Lorcan Kelly, VP of sportsbook product at FanDuel, said: “SportCaller has been a good partner for the Paddy Power Betfair Group, and we’ve enjoyed teaming up with them on March Madness.”


Mr Green integrates IWG gaming portfolio

Gaming supplier IWG has reached an agreement with MRG to launch its portfolio of games across the Nordic operator’s portfolio of brands.

Mr Green Ltd sites, including flagship brand Mr Green, now have access to IWG content such as the Cash Buster Series and other notable gaming titles.

IWG’s portfolio has been made available to Mr Green Ltd following an integration via SG Digital’s Open Gaming System (OGS) content aggregation platform.

IWG CCO Leon Thomas said: “Partnering with Mr Green is an important move for us, as it will allow us to further expand the reach of our games across the markets the operator group operates in.”

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