The week in B2B news (5 March 2021)

All the latest news from the supplier side of the industry, including updates from Kambi, Red Tiger and Pragmatic Play

Red Tiger lands bet365 deal

Evolution-owned Red Tiger has secured a slot supply agreement with bet365.

Under the remit of the deal, Red Tiger will provide the Stoke-on-Trent based operator with its portfolio of slot content.

Johan Nordstrom, Evolution chief commercial officer, said: “Given the scale of bet365’s global operations, this is an important and exciting partnership for Red Tiger.

“The team has earned a well-deserved reputation for consistent quality that has been recognised by bet365 and there are some excellent new games in the production pipeline which will only add to that,” he added.

ESA Gaming secures Malta licence

ESA Gaming has been granted a supplier licence by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), paving the way for future growth in regulated markets.

The licence will allow ESA Gaming to distribute its mobile gaming products to several new partners, with the group already holding certification in Italy and Colombia.

Zorica Smallwood, ESA Gaming CEO, said: “The accreditation of our products by the MGA marks a very exciting step for us as we look to continue our upward trajectory.

“Being granted our MGA licence is vital for us as we continue to gain partners across a number of jurisdictions, while also allowing us to maintain the highest level of compliance with our products,” she added.

NetGame Entertainment unveils latest slot

NetGame Entertainment has unveiled its latest slot title in the form of Fruit Cash Hold ‘n’ Link.

The classic fruit title has been boosted with the Hold ‘n’ Link feature, with players able to win up to 1,500x their original stake.

Andrey Vajdyuk, NetGame Entertainment head of business development, said: “Fruit Cash Hold ‘n’ Link showcases our commitment to creating exhilarating player experiences.

“We are particularly proud of the sphere bonus where players will have a burning desire to win it all,” he added.

Pragmatic Play inks live casino agreement with Kindred

Pragmatic Play has put pen to paper on a live casino content creation agreement for Kindred brand Unibet.

Pragmatic Play will create a live studio in Bucharest, with several live gaming tables exclusively for Unibet, incorporating 4K video technology and immersive sound systems.

Yossi Barzely, Pragmatic Play chief business development officer, said: “This is a truly significant deal for us to have signed. The impact of having one of our fully customised live casino environments broadcast to the world via an operator such as Unibet cannot be understated.”

David Robertson, Kindred head of casino, added: “Our aim to provide entertainment, fine-tuned for an unforgettable experience is going to be made that much easier with the partnership with Pragmatic Play.”

Spearhead Studios launches 30th slot title

Spearhead Studios has launched its 30th title in its portfolio with the addition of Wild Gold.

The 5×3, 10-payline slot boasts a 96.15% RTP and can deliver wins of more than 13,000x the player’s original stake.

The title was developed using HTML5 and is suitable to play across all devices.

Kevin Corti, Spearhead Studios game development director, said: “Wild Gold is an exciting slot that we are happy to bring into our portfolio.”

TVBET seals Pronet Gaming partnership

Live gaming supplier TVBET has sealed a partnership deal with Pronet Gaming to add 12 titles to the platform provider’s portfolio.

Pronet Gaming customers will now be afforded access to a variety of streamed TVBET content including card and board games, as well as lottery titles.

Bobby Longhurst, Pronet Gaming CCO, said: “Given our focus on further strengthening our presence in emerging markets, adding TVBET’s products to our platform diversifies our portfolio, providing another world-class offering for our operator partners.”

Peter Korpusenko, TVBET CEO, added: “The partnership between TVBET and Pronet Gaming is an excellent step towards our common goal of providing high-quality content to bookmakers and casinos, both online and offline.”

Kambi extends Belgian relationship

Kambi has extended its partnership with leading Belgian operator Napoleon Sports & Casino.

Under the remit of the agreement, Kambi will continue to provide its online and retail sports betting technology to the operator.

Kristian Nylén, Kambi CEO, said: “We are delighted to have put pen to paper on this extension with Napoleon Sports & Casino, an agreement which strengthens our relationship with one of Kambi’s longest-serving customers.”

Tim De Borle, Napoleon Sports & Casino CEO, commented: “Kambi’s sports betting offer has been a core part of our success in recent years, with a high-performance sportsbook being a vital part of attracting and retaining customers in such a competitive market.”

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