NextGen Gaming, the independent game studio of Toronto-listed NYX Gaming Group, has entered the New Jersey market with the launch a selection of games on PokerStars.

The New Jersey-licensed site features 21 games from the supplier, deployed via NYX’s Open Gaming System (OGS).

Popular NextGen titles including Doctor Love and Mad Mad Monkey are live on PokerStars NJ, alongside branded games such as An Evening with Holly Madison and James Dean.

“NextGen is delighted to launch its first games in New Jersey with our close partners at PokerStars,” said NextGen Gaming’s chief commercial officer David Johnson. “This latest development further cements the success of our strategy of expanding relationships in regulated territories while growing our international profile as the leader in digital content provision.”

Bo Wänghammar, managing director of PokerStars Casino operations, added: “We are very pleased to offer trusted NextGen content to our PokerStars players in New Jersey. This latest fully licensed launch supports our objective of securing a leadership position in online casinos across the globe.”

Shares in NYX Gaming Group Inc (Co. Data) (TOR:NYX) closed in Toronto Thursday down 1.71 per cent at CAD$1.15 per share.