London-listed gaming technology provider Playtech has signed a long-term partnership with leading Portuguese casino operator Solverde Group.

The operator will migrate its CasinoSolverde.pt offering to Playtech’s IMS player management platform, allowing access to the supplier’s suite of casino games.

Playtech’s front-end portal framework will allow CasinoSolverde.pt to integrate and personalise content, while Playtech’s open platform will provide the operator with third-party content.

“Solverde has been one of the foremost names in the Portuguese casino landscape,” said Playtech chief operating officer Shimon Akad. “We are extremely proud to announce that Solverde has chosen Playtech as its technology partner in order to continue its leading position in the Portuguese market.

“We are pleased to see Playtech’s technology continuing to serve as the infrastructure of choice in competitive and complex regulated markets. This deal highlights the continued strength of our data driven platform to offer integrated solutions to operators and we hope to announce further successes in regulated markets soon.”

Solverde is the latest European operator to partner with Playtech, following recent deals with Gauselmann’s Merkur, RETAbet in Spain, and Switzerland’s Swiss Casino.

“This is an exciting moment for CasinoSolverde.pt as we further develop the casino experience we offer to our customers,” said Solverde board member Manuel Silva Carvalho. “We are pleased to partner with Playtech to bring its industry leading casino offering to the Portuguese audience and are confident it will be a driver of growth for both our businesses in Portugal. We look forward to developing our industry leading casino with our new partner.”

Shares in Playtech plc (LSE:PTEC) were trading down 1.08 per cent at 439.00 pence per share in London Thursday.

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