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Spain's Casino Barcelona has launched a new online gaming platform featuring exclusive Playtech casino products, with the Grup Peralada-owned venue also joining the supplier's Spanish network.

Casino Barcelona is one of ten Spanish casinos owned by Grup Peralada and first launched an iGaming offering in 2012 in partnership with GTECH G2 (now IGT).

The new Playtech-powered online and mobile casino now offers players more than 100 casino, slot, table and card games. Among the games that have gone live are Playtech's popular Age of Gods titles and slots including White King, Halloween Fortune and Jackpot Giant, as well as a selection of branded titles.

Additional content is to be added to the site over the coming months, while the operator has also launched a skin on Playtech's ring-fenced iPoker network in Spain.

"We're delighted to have Casino Barcelona join our growing Spanish network and contribute to the growing success of," Playtech country manager for Spain Pedro Extremera said. "We look forward to working with the team there and adding to their growing online gaming offering."

Casino Barcelona Online director Xavier Ballester said: "This agreement is part of the strategy of Casino Barcelona - both the physical and online casino - to continually strive to offer players the most comprehensive selection of games and content with the highest standards of quality.

"Incorporating Playtech table games, slots and poker into our online product portfolio gives us the opportunity to offer our players a higher level of entertainment excellence."

Shares in Playtech plc (LSE:PTEC) were trading down 1.65 per cent at 805.00 pence per share in London Tuesday, having hit a 52-week low of 712.08p last week on November 7th.