The week in B2B news (8 January 2021)

All the latest news from the supplier side of the industry, including updates from Booongo, Oryx Gaming and Evoplay Entertainment

Oryx Gaming lands Dutch deal

Oryx Gaming has expanded its footprint in the Netherlands after securing an agreement with land-based operator JVH ahead of its online transition.

Under the remit of the agreement, Oryx will provide the operator with its egaming platform, the Oryx Hub, an integration with Kambi Sportsbook and content from the Oryx RGS.

Matevž Mazij, Oryx Gaming MD said: “We’ve anticipated the Dutch market opening for some time, so it’s hugely pleasing to get this partnership with JVH group over the line, a company with an impressive heritage in the Dutch gaming market.”

Eric Olders, JVH CEO, added: “We’re confident that with Oryx’s experience and the quality of their products, we will be able to offer our customers the best level of service and an unrivalled player experience.”

Evoplay Entertainment unveils latest slot

Evoplay Entertainment has unveiled its latest 3D slot title in the shape of Treasure Mania.

The title takes players on a journey underground to accompany a mining dwarf by the name of Warf to unearth buried treasure.

Ivan Kravchuk, Evoplay Entertainment CEO, said: “With stunning visuals and thrilling gameplay, we’re sure players will love the fun-filled adventure provided by our latest slot, Treasure Mania.

“We look forward to launching yet more thrilling releases in the year to come, and fun-loving players should keep a lookout for our 2021 flagship title,” he added.

Booongo debuts UI and UX updates

Developer Booongo has unveiled a raft of UX and UI improvements across its slot portfolio.

Gamification features such as spin buttons have had their size, placement and visibility changed, while there has been a shift in focus towards optimising titles for mobile devices.

Yuriy Muratov, Booongo head of account management and business development, said: “Launching these UI and UX upgrades to our games is an important step in making the overall experience as enjoyable as possible.

“We understand the changing nature of online slots and how players access their favourite games, which has significantly shaped the modifications we have made,” he added.

MoneyMatrix releases new Identity Monitoring Application

MoneyMatrix has released a new Identity Monitoring Application (IMA) which will allow operators to improve their risk management processes.

The IAM will automatically enable operators to speed up customer checks and fraud analysis, as well as streamline KYC procedures.

Samoil Dolejan, MoneyMatrix CEO, said: “MoneyMatrix covers extensive risk management and KYC processes required by any jurisdiction.

“The IMA benefits of the entire platform functionalities, which includes shareable workspaces, process automation, batch verifications, and real-time transactional data for operational efficiency,” he added.

Pragmatic Play launches new engagement feature

Pragmatic Play has launched a new engagement feature which will allow players to share their biggest wins across their social media profiles.

Pragmatic Replay will allow players to generate replays of their top 100 wins to share with their friends and network.

The player’s balance is removed to guarantee anonymity while the replays will be authenticated with a sign emblazoned onto the content.

Yossi Barzely, Pragmatic Play chief business development officer, said: “We’re constantly striving to look for new ways to generate exciting experiences for our players and we’re thrilled to launch Pragmatic Replay.”

Blueprint Gaming rolls out fifth Eye of Horus edition

Blueprint Gaming has rolled out the fifth edition of its popular Ancient Egyptian-themed Eye of Horus slot.

The new version will feature the supplier’s Power 4 Slots mechanics, giving players 4x the chance to trigger a bonus round.

Jo Purvis, Blueprint Gaming director of marketing and relationships, said: “We are really starting 2021 with a bang and giving players a new variant of Eye of Horus, one of the standout brands from our portfolio over the previous year.”

“Players have really resonated with our Power 4 Slots concept and introducing four-reel windows to the Eye of Horus family of titles will help drive even more interest in this hugely popular brand,” she added.

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