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The week in B2B news (18 April 2019)

A round-up of the latest news from the supplier side of the industry including updates from Nektan and Kalamba Games

Nektan seals ReelFeel Gaming partnership

Nektan has expanded its in-house casino games offering after partnering with development studio ReelFeel Gaming.

As part of the agreement, ReelFeel Gaming will design and create 10 new Nektan-branded HTML5 games, which will be rolled out across the company’s E-Lite and Evolve platforms in 2019.

The development studio will handle front-end functionality of future releases, including illustrations, features and game assets, while Nektan will be responsible for game engine management.

Jane Ryan, COO of B2B at Nektan, said: “We’re delighted to have partnered with esteemed games development studio ReelFeel Gaming.”

 

iSoftBet launches Piñata Fiesta slot

Online and mobile casino software provider iSoftBet has unveiled its latest slots release with the release of Piñata Fiesta.

The 5×3 slot has “all the ingredients needed for a fantastic fiesta”, including guitar symbols, margaritas, colourful characters and of course, a piñata.

Piñata Fiesta is the latest release from iSoftBet, following on from the Book of Immortals, to join iSoftBet’s offering of hundreds of proprietary slot games.

Michael Probert, CCO at iSoftBet, said: “We are delighted to release Piñata Fiesta, one of the most thrilling and feature-filled slots in the iSoftBet portfolio.”

 

Kalamba Games releases Age of Ice Dragons title

Kalamba Games is adding a touch of frost to its Age of Ice Dragons slot where fire-breathing dragons set the reel alight with free spins, wilds and big wins.

In Age of Ice Dragons, players battle to conquer the Dragon Throne, accumulate symbols to lock reels wild and trigger free spins with dragon scatter symbols.

The game also incorporates Kalamba’s Missions Feature where players can achieve progressive goals by collecting symbols over a fixed number of spins at bronze, silver or platinum levels.

Kalamba Games co-founder Alex Cohen said: “This seasonal twist of our monstrously successful game includes Kalamba’s proven in-game features and beautiful artwork that players expect.”

 

Sportsbet.io expands cryptocurrency options with Litecoin integration

Following popular customer demand, multi-currency sportsbook brand Sportsbet.io has integrated Litecoin to enhance its range of alternative payment capabilities.

Sportsbet.io players can now deposit, play, win, and withdraw in Litecoin, adding to the array of cryptocurrencies available such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and SOC coin.

After reviewing feedback from various player forums, the Sportsbet.io development team noticed a growing demand for Litecoin.

Sportsbet.io sportsbook director Joe McCallum said: “This is just another example of how we always follow up on customer feedback and offer new features that other sportsbooks don’t have.”

 

Realistic Games integrated onto Microgaming platform

Casino content provider Realistic Games is to supply its games to operators integrated into Microgaming’s platform.

The Reading-based games studio will provide its fellow supplier with a growing portfolio of both three and five-reel slots.

This agreement will expand Realistic’s territorial reach further while complementing Microgaming’s existing portfolio of games in more than 20 regulated markets worldwide.

Realistic Games’ commercial director Robert Lee said “By signing this agreement we add another tier one supplier to our growing list and it’s a great opportunity for us to increase customer reach.”

 

Amelco launches Bitcoin betting product

Amelco has launched of a Bitcoin betting product that allows punters to bet on the short-term fluctuations of the cryptocurrency over a set time period, such as a minute.

Operable as an extension to Amelco’s singular platform used by sportsbooks, it has been created to complement existing betting features, such as the lull during half-time of a football match.

Designed to be integrated into the existing Amelco Trading System (ATS), it is set to offer a side-betting option as part of a main event, or for a quick ‘gamified’ betting experience in its own right.

Amelco’s Justin Head said: “We are very excited to be launching FinXpress, an entirely new type of side-bet that will keep punters entertained during betting lulls.”

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