The week in B2B news (27 September 2019)

The latest news from the supplier side of the industry, including updates from Yggdrasil, Greentube and Pragmatic Play

Yggdrasil enters Latam with Patagonia Entertainment partnership

Yggdrasil has completed a content partnership integration with Patagonia Entertainment that has seen the supplier make its debut entry into the Latin America gambling market.

The Latam provider has enabled its network of regional operators to have access to Yggdrasil’s complete content portfolio including latest releases Yokozuna Clash and The One Armed Bandit.

Following the successful integration, Patagonia’s growing network of customers is able to use Yggdrasil’s proprietary BOOST® range of in-game promotional tools.

Yggdrasil CEO Fredrik Elmqvist said: “I’m delighted to make our first entry into Latam by partnering with Patagonia, where we will combine its platform and regional experience with our technology.”


Sportradar to supply Onefootball streaming service

Onefootball has partnered with Sportradar for the delivery of their OTT offering, bringing Onefootball customers live and on-demand sports video programming from across the world.

Having begun showcasing premium football rights via a pay-per-view model through its own app in April 2019, Onefootball will now use the Sportradar OTT platform, which marries data and video.

Onefootball will now leverage Sportradar’s data-driven OTT solution to support the expansion of its OTT offering with further rights holders across the globe.

Onefootball CEO Lucas von Cranach said: “We are delighted to be taking our next steps in the streaming market and also build on our existing relationship with Sportradar.”


Greentube strikes Snaitech content deal

Greentube, the NOVOMATIC Interactive division, has launched with Italian betting operator Snaitech as part of a deal which boosts the supplier’s foothold in the country.

All of Greentube’s Italian-licensed products are now live with Snaitech and available through the operator’s website and mobile channels, as well as the ‘Snai Slot’ application.

The distribution agreement provides Snaitech with access to NOVOMATIC’s classic land-based titles, including Book of Ra™ deluxe.

Greentube head of sales Daniel Lechner said: “Partnering with Snaitech demonstrates that our portfolio has become a must-have for Italian operators.”


Playson unveils Clover Riches slot

Casino software developer Playson has added a touch of Irish charm to its games portfolio with its latest slots release, Clover Riches.

The latest game from the slot developer is a 3×5 reels game with 10 paylines and contains an array of symbols, free spins and multipliers.

When triggered, the Wild symbol substitutes all symbols with the exception of the Bonus symbol and gives a x2 multiplier when substitutes, leaving big wins up for grabs.

Playson head of product Vsevolod Lapin said: “With its smooth playability and vibrant photorealistic graphics, Clover Riches is sure to take players on a thrilling journey across the Emerald Isle.”


Pragmatic Play launches latest John Hunter title

Video slots software provider Pragmatic Play has revealed the latest instalment in the John Hunter series, John Hunter & the Tomb of the Scarab Queen.

The 3×5, 25 lines video slot is set in the desert sands as Pragmatic Play’s dashing hero, John Hunter, tries to find the ancient riches of the Scarab Queen.

With five separate collect features, which allow players to collect the value of the golden scarab symbols that land on the reels, there is a considerable opportunity for players to win big.

Pragmatic Play’s Yossi Barzely said: John Hunter & the Tomb of the Scarab Queen is a thrilling new addition to our John Hunter series, which is a staple of our portfolio.”


Blueprint Gaming goes live with Safari Gold Megaways

Blueprint Gaming has launched its latest release Safari Gold Megaways™, which includes an innovative bonus wheel that incorporates a mechanic under licence from Big Time Gaming.  

The slot is the first to feature the new Megaways Bonus Wheel which determines the number of free spins and guaranteed number of Megaways during the free spins round.

Available only through the bonus bet option, the feature offers a greater chance for players to win bigger prizes with the mechanic’s fixed paylines available on each spin.

Jo Purvis, director of marketing and relationships at Blueprint Gaming,said: “Megaways™ has added a new dimension to the slot experience.”

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