GI Games Integrations: Playtech, Quickspin, Habanero and more13th March 2020 8:34 am GMT
This week’s platform integrations involve the likes of Playtech, Quickspin, Salsa Technology, Habanero, Spearhead Studios, Groove Gaming, Highlight Games, Hacksaw Gaming, Red Rake Gaming and Pragmatic Play.
Playtech has rolled out more than 100 of its games across Soft2Bet’s B2C brands, which include Nomini and Rabona.
The integration includes a range of games from Playtech’s extensive portfolio, including slots, table and jackpot games.
“We’re extremely excited with this partnership,” said Soft2Bet head of casino Teodora Breskovska. “The deal with Playtech gives us access to more than 100 premium quality slot games - all of which are top performers in our key markets.
“The offering contains some of the most popular jackpot titles in the industry including the Age of Gods and DC Jackpot series, and many others worth hundreds of thousands in prize money. Our customers will be thrilled to access these huge prizes which will, without a doubt, add even more value to our already premium offering.”
Playtech director of casino James Frendo commented: “We’re very pleased to be working with Soft2Bet to bring some of the most popular casino games to brand-new audiences. Creating an unrivalled range of diverse, innovative content is a core part of Playtech’s business vision.
“With a carefully selected mix of branded titles, original content and games supported by major jackpots, we’re confident we can help Soft2Bet deliver an even richer, more varied experience for their players.”
Quickspin / SkillOnNet
Playtech-owned Quickspin has launched its portfolio of games with iGaming platform provider SkillOnNet.
Operators powered by the SkillOnNet platform, including PlayOJO, AhtiGames and LuckyVegas, now have access to Quickspin titles such as Sakura Fortune, Big Bad Wolf and Easter Emeralds, along with new releases Sticky Bandits: Wild Return and Golden Glyph.
“We have curated one of the largest game portfolios in the industry which will now be strengthened with the addition of Quickspin and their awesome games,” said SkillOnNet sales and marketing director Michael Golembo. “Quickspin is renowned for creating chart-topping slots that deliver a thrilling and exciting player experience and we are delighted to be able to offer them to our operator partners and their players.”
Quickspin chief commercial officer Paul Myatt said: “SkillOnNet powers some of the most popular online casino brands in the world and we are thrilled to be able to offer our games to their players. Our games combine stunning graphics and illustrations with smart math to deliver a market-leading player experience that has seen our slots top charts at casinos in Europe and beyond.
“We believe they will be just as popular with SkillOnNet’s operator partners and, more importantly, their discerning players.”
Salsa Technology has significantly expanded its Game Aggregator Platform (GAP) with three integration deals this week with Playson, Spadegaming and Zeusplay.
The first deal sees Playson titles including Solar Queen, Rome: Caesar's Glor, and Sunny Fruits: Hold & Win added to GAP.
“We’re very excited to be going live with a highly-regarded platform such as Salsa Technology,” said Playson head of account management Michael Tadross. “The company’s strong presence in the Latin American region presents a valuable opportunity for us to distribute our content to an ever-growing fanbase."
Salsa Technology global business development manager Victor Arias said: “Playson’s casino titles are proven winners with players and the portfolio will be a welcome addition to our GAP.”
The second integration with Asian-facing supplier Spadegaming gives the company access to a portfolio of more than 70 games, including its most popular title Heroes - Rise of the Legend.
“Spadegaming specialises in creating engaging content which features a perfect blend of global cultures and elements,” continued Arias. “These new titles are sure to prove very popular with our customers.”
Spadegaming sales executive Dimitrios Malegkos said: “We are more than happy that our games are going live on Salsa's Technology GAP Platform. We strongly believe that our special themed content would be a great addition to Salsa's Technology global platform.
“We are excited that our games are to be introduced in the LatAm market by such an experienced iGaming player.”
Salsa Technology’s third integration of the week is with Zeusplay, developer of games including Trojan Horse - Tiny Heroes, Wild Charger and upcoming release Arabian Dreams.
“Zeusplay is passionate about casino games and its library of titles will sit perfectly on our Game Aggregator Platform,” said Arias. “These new games will increase our cross-selling capability and contribute to our business growth”
Zeusplay CEO Anthony Zlatanos added: “The expansion of our market opportunities in Latin America with Salsa Technology, is a fact. This elite partnership aligns with our strategic vision to outgrow ourselves and expand globally. Their Game Aggregator Platform allowed us a friction-less integration and we are looking forward to attracting even more enthusiastic players.”
Habanero / BetJuego
Habanero has increased its presence in Latin America with a new agreement with Colombian operator BetJuego.
The deal will see BetJuego gain access to around 60 slots and table games, as well as Habanero’s advanced marketing and customer retention tools, including high-performance configurable tournaments.
“We are delighted to partner with such a dynamic, up-and-coming operator as BetJuego,” said Habanero business development executive Vera Motto. “The company operates one of the simplest and fastest-growing iGaming platforms in Colombia, and we’re proud to be counted as one of its key suppliers. We are confident that our innovative and fresh content will thrill BetJuego’s players.
“Now certified in 17 territories around the globe and counting, this agreement further strengthens our footprint in yet another exciting emerging market. Stay tuned for plenty more exciting news to come.”
BetJuego managing director Stefano Tino commented: “Habanero’s immersive gaming content has a proven track-record of popularity with a wide variety of players, so we are thrilled to have the innovative supplier on board.
“We’re sure that its premium game catalogue will provide a welcome addition to our state-of-the-art platform and casino offering, and we look forward to a productive, long-term relationship.”
Spearhead Studios / ORYX Gaming
Spearhead Studios has entered into a new partnership to integrate its games with ORYX Gaming.
The integration with ORYX Hub will allow ORYX to distribute Spearhead’s content to its online casino partners, including an initial five titles with more to follow in the upcoming months.
Following the recent releases of Book of Souls and Wilds of Wall Street, Spearhead expects to introduce a minimum of 12 more games.
“We are very excited that our games are live with ORYX’s partners and their operators,” said Spearhead Studios managing director Mathias Larsson. “It’s been a great start for Spearhead, and with our rapidly expanding portfolio, we are looking forward to a long successful partnership.”
ORYX Gaming managing director Matevz Mazij commented: “Spearhead Studios is a rising star in the industry with a growing portfolio of new and exciting games and we are thrilled to partner with them and to further boost our offering.”
Groove Gaming / WeAreCasino
GrooveGaming has expanded its footprint through a new partnership with casino aggregator WeAreCasino.
The new deal will see GrooveGaming’s expanding portfolio of more than 2,500 slots integrated with WeAreCasino’s platform, including games from third-party suppliers such as Wazdan, Iron Dog, Microgaming, Evolution Gaming and Merkur, among others.
“We are delighted to announce this new partnership with GrooveGaming, who have really impressed over the last couple of years in terms of capacity-building around product availability and the innovations they are bringing into the market,” said WeAreCasino business development manager Giuseppe Donato.
Groove Gaming head of sales Rebecca Sotomora added: "We’ve reached the point in our business development cycle where operators are specifying a relationship based on our available content.
“This deal marks the culmination of steady effort around building and holding a strong competitive advantage based on exceptional content. We’re delighted to be working closely with Marko and the team at WeAreCasino.”
Highlight Games / Jennings Bet
Highlight Games has launched its Soccerbet game in UK retail venues for the first time in partnership with bookmaker Jennings Bet.
Soccerbet is a virtual sports betting game featuring exclusive real archive footage, which is available in league and single match formats and incorporates the best teams and iconic players from England’s top tier football league, including Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal.
“I’m delighted to announce that this exclusive product will be available to UK players in Jennings bet LBOs soon,” said Highlight Games co-CEO Nick Gardiner. “Soccerbet has revolutionised the world’s most competitive virtual sports market in Italy, and in the past year we have created double digit growth for Italian Concessionaires while displacing traditional graphical-based games.
“We anticipate a similar story in the UK as we launch our next generation video-based games. Soccerbet is an engaging and immersive offering that attracts both traditional bettors and true football fans alike.”
Jennings Bet managing director Julian Knight said: “Jennings bet is proud to be the first UK operator to be launching Soccerbet into UK LBOs. We are confident that our customers will enjoy the nostalgia of watching and betting on real video highlights of their favourite teams as they play out before them. This is an exceptional product and we can’t wait to launch it in retail venues soon.”
Gaming Innovation Group / Hacksaw Gaming
Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has agreed a deal to add slot and instant win games from Hacksaw Gaming to its platform.
“We are really happy to be able to offer our players new and interesting content from Hacksaw and in turn, expand the portfolio of games across our platforms,” said GiG head of gaming Ashley Bloor. “Hacksaw Gaming has already proved itself to be a popular provider thanks to their quirky and innovative games so we’re very excited with this partnership.”
Hacksaw Gaming chief operating officer Marcus Cordes said: “We are thrilled to have partnered with GiG and look forward to offering their customers and brands our range of scratch cards and slots.”
Red Rake Gaming / BetKey
Red Rake Gaming has agreed a deal to provide its full suite of games to iGaming platform provider BetKey.
BetKey will gain access to all top performing games from Red Rake Gaming, including Gustav Minebuster, Mother of Horus and Million7, along with its newly released progressive tournament tool.
“We are delighted to be partnering with such an experienced team of professionals as BetKey. Red Rake Gaming are focused on pushing the boundaries with its game development and its great to be partnering with a provider who adopts the same ethos in their delivery,” said Red Rake Gaming managing director Malta operations Nick Barr. “This collaboration expands our global reach and we are excited to see what the future holds”.
BetKey managing partner Marko Arsovski commented: “With several years of experience powering operators in the African markets, we believe Red Rake Gaming offers a unique game experience for this fast growing continent. As infrastructure constantly improves and mobile penetration still growing exponentially we believe offering high quality games with progressive tournaments will set new standards for Betkey and our clients.“
Pragmatic Play / Pomadorro
Pragmatic Play has signed a deal to launch its games with Pomadorro’s B2C brands.
The new deal gives Pomadorro access to Pragmatic Play’s live casino offering, slot games such as Mysterious and Master Joker, as well as top-performing titles Mustang Gold and John Hunter and the Aztec Treasure.
“We’re delighted to have signed this partnership with multi-brand casino operator, Pomadorro and to offer our games to its audience,” said Pragmatic Play vice president Lena Yasir. “Global expansion is a high priority for Pragmatic Play, and we’re sure our full suite of games will be a hit with Pomadorro’s customers.”