The week in B2B news (15 May 2020)

All the latest news from the supplier side of the industry, including updates from EveryMatrix, Relax Gaming and Spearhead Studios

Relax Gaming inks EnergyCasino deal

Relax Gaming has secured a supply deal with EnergyCasino to provide its portfolio of proprietary and third-party casino titles.

Popular titles such as Temple Tumble and the newly released Hellcatraz will be available to the Malta-based operator as part of the deal.

Daniel Eskola, Relax Gaming CCO, said: “Our collaboration with EnergyCasino underlines the appeal of our offering with new, innovative brands and is a testament to the quality of our portfolio and technical excellence.”

Marcin Sobieraj, casino operations manager at EnergyCasino, added: “Relax Gaming’s portfolio is becoming a must-have for operators and being able to offer our players its engaging and entertaining proprietary titles will serve as a major boost.”

Playson seals Mozzartbet partnership

Playson has sealed an agreement to provide Serbian operator Mozzartbet with its entire suite of video slots.

As well as providing video slots, Playson will also offer its engagement tools such as free spins and jackpots to Mozzartbet.

Alex Ivshin, CEO at Playson, said: “Both Playson and Mozzartbet have been working very hard on this deal and I’m delighted that it has now come to fruition.”

Nemanja Savkovic, COO of Mozzartbet, added: “Playson’s popular video slots will be a fantastic addition to our existing content, and we’re thrilled to have them on board.”

Soft2Bet secures Amatic supply

Soft2Bet has signed a deal which will see its slot portfolio expanded with Amatic games supplied by N-Serve.

The agreement will see Soft2Bet players afforded access to over 100 new titles.

Boris Chaikin, Soft2Bet CEO, said: “Delivering the best possible gaming experience to our customers has always been at the centre of Soft2Bet’s approach.”

Ivan Camilleri, director at N-Serve, added: “We’re delighted to have signed this content deal and to offer Amatic’s content to Soft2Bet’s large player base.”

PBSA launches new blockchain-based RNG

Peerplays Blockchain Standards Association has unveiled a new random number generator – Peerplays RNG.

By using Graphene-based blockchain technology, PBSA can guarantee provable randomness that is verifiable in real-time.

In a statement, PSBA said: At a time when the online gaming industry is facing something of a trust problem, Peerplays RNG can deliver verifiable randomness designed to show players and operators that games are fair.

“Peerplays RNG delivers a next generation RNG with added functionality that can bring incremental benefits to games suppliers, operators, and their customers,” the statement concluded.

EveryMatrix unveils esports betting report

EveryMatrix has published an analysis of the esports betting market during the dearth of sporting action due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The report found that 41% of players who had not placed a sports bet in the recent period before the sports shutdown were now betting on esports.

EveryMatrix also found that average GGR per player for esports grew from €13 pre-lockdown to €31 during lockdown, with the vertical continuing to grow every week.

Ebbe Groes, EveryMatrix CEO, said: “The last 8 weeks were quite dramatic. Esports entered the scene with a bang, from being a niche, only a small sub-segment of sports betting, without receiving many considerations from operators, to being today a very large part of the offering available on the market.”

Spearhead Studios releases latest slot

Spearhead Studios has released a solar system-themed slot – MegaNova.

The 6×6 title features cluster pays mechanics for the first time in a Spearhead title as players explore planets, meteors and suns.

Mathias Larsson, Spearhead Studios MD, said: “MegaNova it’s an excellent addition to our ever-growing games portfolio, and we are sure it’s going to be a big hit.

“We are right on track with our gaming releases, and very confident that by the end of this year, we’ll manage to establish Spearhead Studios as a reliable provider,” he added.

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