The week in B2B news (29 October)

All the latest news from the supplier side of the industry, including updates from Playtech, Soft2Bet and Pragmatic Play

Playtech launches with Holland Casino

Playtech has launched its multichannel technology with Holland Casino as the supplier makes its presence felt in the newly regulated Dutch market.

Under the remit of the agreement, Holland Casino will gain access to Playtech’s IMS platform, sportsbook, casino, live casino and poker software.

Mor Weizer, Playtech CEO, said: “For 45 years Holland Casino has been a pillar of the leisure landscape in the Netherlands, and we are very proud to be working alongside them to build a market leading responsible multi gambling proposition.”

Erwin van Lambaart, Holland Casino CEO, added: “Our co-operation with Playtech means that we can deliver the new online market in the Netherlands with an engaging and enjoyable online experience with the highest level of player protection.”

Pragmatic Play expands live casino footprint

Pragmatic Play has expanded its live casino footprint in Europe after inking a supply deal with Enlabs in Latvia.

Entain-owned Enlabs will gain access to Pragmatic Play’s full suite of live casino products including Mega Roulette and Dragon Tiger.

Marko Ilic, Pragmatic Play VP Belgrade operations, said: “We are thrilled to be entering Latvia with one of its most respected and trusted operators as a partner.”

Chris Davis, Enlabs CPO, added: “Our priority is to ensure customers of all our brands benefit from the best choice and products in the market, where applicable through deals like this. Live Casino is hugely popular with our customers and these products will be an asset in our portfolio.”

Evoplay unveils teaser for latest title

Evoplay has unveiled a teaser campaign for its upcoming third-person shooter slot title Star Guardians.

The title blends the slots and shooter experience with players transported to the year 2777 to tackle mutated insects in an interplanetary war.

Ivan Kravchuk, Evoplay CEO, said: “We are so excited to launch our flagship product for 2021 – Star Guardians – where we merge the lines between industries, audiences, and genres to produce an entirely new entertainment experience.”

“Star Guardians is set to change the way we look at slot titles, enabling players to take full control over their game experience in a way that they have never seen before,” he added.

Soft2Bet integrates Quickspin content

Soft2Bet is set to integrate several titles from Swedish studio Quickspin across its network of brands.

Titles including Sticky Bandits 3: Most Wanted and Big Bad Wolf Megaways will go live across Soft2Bet’s portfolio of casinos.

Daniel Mitton, Soft2Bet head of casino, said: “We are very excited about this integration with Quickspin, which will strengthen our relationship, enabling our brands to hit new heights with added exposure. Their new roadmap of content suits our demographic perfectly.”

Quickspin’s Timo Vainiomäki added: “It’s a delight to be collaborating with Soft2Bet, a group that shares similar philosophies to Quickspin in its entertainment and player-led focus.”

Habanero reveals anime inspired slot game

Habanero has revealed its latest slot title in the shape of the anime inspired Nine Tails.

The 5×5 title is a modern twist on an ancient Japanese folktale and features captivating graphics, huge wins and up to 57 free games to be triggered.

Toni Karapetrov, Habanero head of corporate communications, said: “This latest release has allowed us to move away from traditional themes and embrace the traditional, yet modern styles seen in the anime genre.

“Nine Tails offers beautiful and warm audio-visuals that appeal to all players, topped with industry-leading mechanics and features that seek to retain players,” he added.

Pariplay bolsters Latam presence

Pariplay has bolstered its presence in Latam after securing a partnership with platform provider Virtualsoft.

Pariplay’s portfolio of more than 120 titles will be made available to Virtualsoft’s operator network.

Andrew Maclean, Pariplay VP sales, said: ““Together with Virtualsoft, a strong partner with a superb platform and prominent operator partners, we will further grow our reach across several countries and the deal fits well with our ambition to become a leading supplier in the Latam.”

Jose Luis Osorio, Virtualsoft new business development director, added: “We strive to provide the next-generation products for the sector and through this deal we will substantially enhance our current offering.”

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