The week in B2B news (18 October 2019)

The latest news from the supplier side of the industry, including updates from Yggdrasil, Greentube and Red Tiger

Yggdrasil unveils Blood Moon Wilds slot for GVC

Online slots provider Yggdrasil has released its darkest slot yet in time for Halloween with the launch of Blood Moon Wilds.

The 3×5 game, set in the spooky bayou surrounding New Orleans, sees humans transform into treasure-seeking werewolves under the light of the full moon.

The title, which has been designed exclusively for GVC, is packed full of features which can generate massive win potential.

Natalya Ovchinnikova, product owner slots at Yggdrasil, said: “We are thrilled to release our latest slot hit, the terrifying Blood Moon Wilds in time for the Day of the Dead celebrations.”

Global Gaming goes live with Playson slots portfolio

Casino software developer Playson has launched its slots portfolio with Global Gaming after reaching a content distribution agreement with the Stockholm-listed operator.

Playson’s slots are now live with Global Gaming’s flagship brand, Ninja Casino, in Estonia and Finland following an integration.

Customers will have access to the supplier’s Timeless Fruit Slots series, as well as its latest releases including Clover Riches, Solar Queen, and Vikings Fortune: Hold and Win.

Lars Kollind, business development manager at Playson, said: “Global Gaming is a major name in the industry and launching our portfolio of games with them is an important move for Playson.”

Gaming Recruitment Solutions delivering across Europe

Gaming Recruitment Solutions, the sector specialist recruitment company headed up by gaming industry veterans Steven Jackson and Paul Sculpher, continues to go from strength to strength, having recently placed a series of senior executives into the European betting and gaming space.

Jackson said: “We’ve had a particularly productive period at GRS recently – business has really moved to the next level with some increasingly senior hires.  It’s tough for operators with competing demands on their time to run an all-encompassing search.

“Our recent success and industry knowledge shows that many are prepared to trust us to find them a suitable range of candidates, and of late we’ve been able to deliver the perfect person for a number of senior roles.”

GRS have placed C-suite executives in the shape of chief technology office, chief compliance officer and MD in the last two months, and with several other placements around Europe, they are becoming the go-to recruitment partner for an increasing number of companies in the offline and online betting and gaming sector.

Realistic Games bolsters instant win portfolio

Casino content provider Realistic Games has released two new instant win games, Super Graphics Upside Down and Spin Dizzy.

Building on the developer’s existing instant win portfolio, both titles introduce new features to Realistic’s collection of Pull Tabs, adding a free games bonus round and win multipliers.

The game reveal is a simple ‘pull tab’ mechanism in which the player can swipe with a finger, drag with a mouse, or simply press the start button to play either on phone, tablet or desktop.

Realistic Games commercial director said: “Adding the free games feature to Super Graphics Upside-Down and Spin Dizzy has given our unique library of pull tabs a new life.”

ComeOn integrates Red Tiger slots content

Recently acquired games and slots software provider Red Tiger has gone live with Cherry-owned online gaming group ComeOn.

The first launch phase saw the operator take four of Red Tiger’s games via its XCaliber platform, with plans to release batches of existing and new games as they become available.

MGA-licensed ComeOn, who already offers Red Tiger games on their Saber platform, has now integrated Red Tiger on their XCaliber platform.

Red Tiger commercial director Chris Looney said: “We’re excited to have agreed this deal with ComeOn, which will see our slots available to their players.”

Blueprint Gaming adds Jackpot King to The Goonies

Blueprint Gaming slot game The Goonies has been enhanced to feature the supplier’s Jackpot King progressive system for the first time.

Built in partnership with Warner Bros, the game inspired by the popular 1980’s cult classic film now has the added incentive of players triggering the Jackpot King during any spin from any stake placed.

In addition to the main Jackpot King pot, the system includes the Royal and Regal pots, which must be won before reaching £3,500 and £35,000 respectively.

Blueprint Gaming’s Jo Purvis said: “The Goonies has been an overwhelming success for operators, with players embracing the opportunity to hunt for the illusive treasure of One-Eyed Willy.”

Greentube enters Switzerland with Grand Casino Luzern

Greentube, the NOVOMATIC Interactive division, has launched its games in Switzerland with by Grand Casino Luzern.

The integration marks Greentube’s debut in Switzerland and gives Grand Casino Luzern access to a selection of land-based classics, as well as new online-only content for local players.

Golden Games’ Super Cherry Slots, a famous brand in the territory, will also be offered exclusively by Greentube in line with customer demand.

Greentube head of sales Daniel Lechner said: “The Swiss market is expected to be particularly strong for us given the familiarity of our games with local players.”

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