This week has seen new slot games released by Quickspin, Pragmatic Play and Tom Horn Gaming, and platform integrations for Ezugi, Habanero, VSoftCo and GameArt.

Pragmatic Play

Slot developer Pragmatic Play is inviting players to challenge the Chinese god of wealth and prosperity in its latest slot Caishen’s Gold.

Paper fans, painted lutes, and lotus flowers feature in the 3x5 video slot with 243 ways to win, while Caishen himself appears on the reels to earn players the biggest prizes.

“We pride ourselves on providing our players and operating partners with engaging and innovative content, and we are thrilled to launch Caishen’s Gold, a game packed with features and excitement,” said Yossi Barzely, head of business development at Pragmatic Play.

Quickspin

Playtech-owned slots specialist Quickspin is taking players on a fairy tale adventure in its latest release, Fairy Gate.

Set deep in the woods, the enchanted encounter begins when the magical tree opens to reveal fairy orbs lighting up the screen to award wild symbols. The 3x5 slot features all kinds of fairies, with three bonus symbols triggering the free spins feature.

The slot also features Quickspin’s innovative Achievements Engine, designed to offer players a more entertaining and rewarding experience.

“Some people think fairies are make believe, but we think they are the real deal,” said Quickspin CEO Daniel Lindberg. “Fairy Gate is brought to life with stunning graphics, with particular care taken on the design of the fairy orbs which light up the screen. We’re confident players will enjoy this enchanting adventure which features multiple bonus levels and free spins.”

Fairy Gate follows the release of the revamped Goldilocks and the Wild Bears, as well as new titles Wins of Fortune, Sakura Fortune, Leprechaun Hills, Hot Sync, and Phoenix Sun.

Ezugi / BtoBet

Live dealer solutions provider Ezugi has agreed a partnership with platform provider Btobet.

Ezugi will integrate all of its 17 live games onto the platform, including its latest release, Bet behind BJ, and the first ever Baccarat OTT.

The supplier has also expanded its live studio locations with the addition of live streaming from Queenco Hotel & Casino in Cambodia.

“In partnering with BtoBet we open up several major opportunities for both companies to expand into new markets," said Ezugi business development director Sagi Ifrach. "We look forward to delivering these products, innovations and ideals with BtoBet and across our business.”

BtoBet head of production Marja Kostova commented: “I firmly believe that the combination of BtoBet’s advanced platform with Ezugi’s strong experience in live casino gaming, will offer successful opportunities of growth in all regulated markets worldwide.”

Tom Horn Gaming

Malta-based online casino games developer Tom Horn Gaming has launched its first ever progressive jackpot video slot with the release of Dragon Riches.

The game is inspired by the legendary fire-breathing creature and myths surrounding its existence in pan-Asian culture, and features the company’s first ever four level progressive jackpot.

Players join forces with the Lucky Dragon and embark on a journey of fortune and luck. The highlight of the game is a set of Gold symbols which open the gate to all jackpots, increasing players’ chances of winning big.

“We are very excited to be releasing another Asian-themed video slot game,” said Ondrej Lapides, CEO of Tom Horn. “The slot utilizes our long-term experience and profound knowledge of international markets and players’ gaming behavioural patterns.”

Lapides said that the company had recently “started a consistent push” into Asia and noted that every market had specific requirements, with Dragon Riches taking into account different cultural preferences.

“We believe that Dragon Riches, with its progressive jackpots and exciting features to win big will satisfy all the players, including the Asian ones,” he added. “This game is an exciting new addition to our widely popular collection of video slots and we look forward to seeing how it performs across the globe going forward.”

GameArt

Malta-based slots developer GameArt has launched its games with platform provider Esa Gaming in Italy, with PlanetWin365 one of the first operators to benefit.

PlanetWin365, the iGaming brand of Austrian bookmaker SKS365, has successfully launched GameArt’s portfolio of titles on its mobile platform, and plans to expand to desktop in the next few weeks.

“PlanetWin365 is one of Europe’s largest, regulated online and land-based operators across several key European countries,” said GameArt CEO Maja Lozej. “We are happy to have launched in the Italian regulated market with Esa Gaming and that PlanetWin365 has already deployed our games.”

Daniela Lanzolla, head of gaming for SKS365, added: “GameArt games are a great addition to our portfolio; they have found a perfect alchemy of sounds and graphics in their slots and our players like them.”

Habanero / TGP

Slots and table games developer Habanero has signed an agreement to provide its portfolio of games to content aggregator The Gaming Platform (TGP).

The portfolio includes popular slot titles Fire Rooster, Bird of Thunder, and Panda Panda, as well as the supplier’s latest release, The Dead Escape.

“This latest deal further expands our reach and the number of operators who can access our games,” said Daniel Long, head of sales at Habanero. “It also demonstrates the broad appeal of our engaging games to operators in all territories.

“Partnering with TGP has opened up the doors to work with more casinos than ever before, and we’re looking forward to long-standing relationship with them.”

VSoftCo / Tain

Virtual sports specialist VSoftCo Ltd has entered into a multi-year agreement with online gaming platform provider Tain.

The deal will see VSoftCo integrate its complete portfolio of virtual games into the Tain platform, including its virtual football product offering over 3,000 betting options each game, and the new Spot the Ball Casino game.

“This partnership is very exciting for VSoftCo and one that we have been working on for some time,” said Simon Westbury, chief commercial officer of VSoftCo. “We are delighted that Tain has chosen us to partner with them in the distribution of our virtual sports and casino content.

“We cannot think of a better partner to expand our online business with and I am confident that we can support Tain and their customers in growing their existing business.”

Christain Hellman, sales director of Tain, added: “This addition of VSoftCo content and long-term partnership will further strengthen Tain’s position in the market and expand our portfolio of products even more. I am pleased to be working closely with VSoftCo and am certain this partnership will give our operators additional strength and assist them to further serve their players.”

EvenBet Gaming

iGaming software developer EvenBet Gaming has launched a new daily fantasy sports (DFS) product for its operator partners.

EvenBet Daily Fantasy Sports offers a range of features including the ability to manage fantasy teams during events, communicate with friends and other players via a social layer, and create customised matches based on real events.

It currently offers all major soccer and cricket leagues and matches out of the box, while operators can also plug in data from external providers to offer other sports or events such as eSports.

“Daily fantasy sports is a unique vertical that can offer so much to operators, but only if delivered in an innovative fashion,” said EvenBet Gaming chief executive Dmitry Starostenkov. “The thinking behind EvenBet Daily Fantasy Sports was to create a full turnkey DFS product that raises the bar in terms of user engagement. The early feedback we have received from players and operators alike has been fantastic.”

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