Stockholm-listed live dealer specialist Evolution Gaming has launched a new Monopoly-themed live casino game under a sublicense from Scientific Games.
Monopoly Live has been developed in partnership with Hasbro and further extends the supplier’s growing range of game-show style games.
The game is a special edition of Evolution’s Dream Catcher money wheel, and includes augmented reality, 3D bonus rounds built around the adventures of Mr. Monopoly, and the chance of big ‘multiplier’ wins.
“It is a real honour to work with one of the world’s best-loved brands to create such a unique game,” said Evolution chief product officer Todd Haushalter. “Monopoly Live represents a real breakthrough in our industry and redefines live casino entertainment.
“Dream Catcher has been loved by players ever since its launch in 2017 and we are very excited for the launch of this special Monopoly Live edition of Dream Catcher. A game like this has never been created before and it leverages some of the most advanced technology available including the use of augmented reality.”
Evolution Gaming CEO Martin Carlesund commented: “Monopoly Live is a very exciting launch for Evolution and its licensees. It is the epitome of the highly visual and entertaining games in our fast-growing Game Shows category.
“This is a landmark moment for Evolution — to launch a live casino version of such an iconic and well-loved game in association with Scientific Games and Hasbro.”
Hasbro senior vice president of corporate strategy and business affairs Mark Blecher added: “At Hasbro, we are always eager to offer fans new, innovative ways to interact with the iconic Monopoly brand. We are thrilled to see Mr. Monopoly transport into a 3D world to host Monopoly Live and bring the fast-paced world of real-estate into live casino entertainment.”
Shares in Evolution Gaming Group AB (STO:EVO) were trading up 1.92 per cent at SEK763.80 per share in Stockholm Thursday afternoon.