The week in B2B news (14 May 2021)

All the latest news from the supplier side of the industry, including updates from Pariplay, Pragmatic Play and Yggdrasil

Pariplay goes live in Colombia with Codere

Games from Aspire Global’s Pariplay subsidiary have gone live in Colombia with leading operator Codere.

The Malta-based supplier has made its debut on the Codere games tab as part of a deal which will help it cement its position in the growing Spanish-speaking market.

The agreement offers Codere access to Pariplay’s extensive portfolio of over 120 slots and also ties in with Aspire Global’s overall expansion strategy across Latam.

Pariplay CCO Christine Lewis said: “We see Latam as a market with great potential and our teaming up with Codere is very significant in increasing the audience for our games in the region.”

Pragmatic Play unveils Phoenix Forge slot

Content and gaming provider Pragmatic Play has undertaken a quest for mystical riches in its latest release Phoenix Forge.

The 5×3 video slot sees players traverse the reels in search of the ancient and legendary phoenix, with the 20-payline game featuring tumbling reels with a built-in multiplier system for huge wins.

Every time a symbol is part of a winning line, it will be removed from the reels, with an increasing multiplier being activated in the empty spot before new symbols tumble down to fill it.

Pragmatic Play’s Yossi Barzely said: “Phoenix Forge takes a classic slot experience and adds tumbling wins to a 5×3 grid, as well as increasing multipliers for every successful cascade.”

Yggdrasil launches Cauldron with Peter & Sons

Yggdrasil and Peter & Sons have combined forces to release their latest YG Masters creation by transporting players on a magical journey to find the powerful Cauldron.

Powered by Yggdrasil’s GATI tech, the game is set in the deep caves of Algroth many moons away where the blue wizard guards the Cauldron that players seek to discover hidden prizes.

This 5×3, high-volatility slot comes with free spins and super free spins which is unlocked by collecting scatter symbols.

Stuart McCarthy, head of partner programs at Yggdrasil, said: “Cauldron is another impressive game from Peter & Sons that we are thrilled to release via YG Masters.”

Diamond Mine Megaways gets Jackpot King treatment

Diamond Mine Megaways has become the latest addition to Blueprint Gaming’s Jackpot King progressive system.

The popular mining adventure slot was the first licensed Megaways game released to the global market back in 2018 and broke various Blueprint records upon launch.

Jackpot King breathes new life into Diamond Mine Megaways, with the chance to win life-changing sums of money from a single spin set to elevate the gameplay even further.

Blueprint Gaming marketing director Jo Purvis said: “Diamond Mine Megaways is one of our most successful games and will undoubtedly prove to be a valuable addition to Jackpot King.”

Gaming Realms extends Slingo agreement with Scientific Games

Gaming Realms has signed a four-year licensing deal with Scientific Games to create and produce Slingo-branded lottery instant scratch games, terminal generated and draw-based games.

In addition, Scientific Games has the opportunity to offer Slingo-branded digital lottery games.

The renewed deal continues this existing agreement in the US, European, UK, New Zealand and Australian markets.

Gaming Realms executive chairman Michael Buckley said: “Our collaboration on Slingo lottery products has proven to be very successful to date, with 550 million tickets sold valued at $1.7bn.”

FunFair Games goes live with AstroBoomers

FunFair Games has announced the network-wide launch of its engaging real-money multiplayer title, AstroBoomers: To the Moon!

The game takes communities of like-minded players on an intergalactic adventure, with otherworldly prizes of up to x2,500 available to those who eject from the rocket at the right time.

AstroBoomers: To the Moon! will be distributed via RGS Matrix’s ‘out of the box’ server, following a commercial agreement alongside EveryMatrix signed by FunFair Games in October last year.

Lloyd Purser, COO of FunFair Games, said: “We are thrilled to announce the network-wide rocket-launch of our exhilarating debut game, AstroBoomers: To the Moon!”

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