Content Approved: A weekly round up (5th June 2020)

    With deals being announced every day as organisations expand their content catalogues and global footprint, SlotBeats highlights a smattering of the more interesting stories. This week Skywind Group hails Novibet partnership, Pragmatic Play links with Royal Panda, Push Gaming strengthens with Rootz and Relax Gaming unveils GVC Holdings agreement.

    Push Gaming enhances European presence with Rootz deal

    Push Gaming deepened European footprint after agreeing a distribution deal to supply its entire portfolio to igaming platform provider Rootz.

    The deal, which is facilitated via Push Gaming’s own platform, will give Rootz and its brand Wildz online casino exclusive access to its array of content, including the ‘hugely popular’ Joker Troupe launched at the end of 2019.

    Unveiled in 2018 with a focus on ‘smart and efficient programming and lean but powerful graphics,’ Rootz boasts a platform that strives to deliver “the very best in online gaming management”.

    Commenting on the agreement Tony Kjaldstrom, COO of Rootz, said: “Innovation and quality are two very important factors for both Rootz and Push Gaming, so it’s great to partner together knowing we have the same goals.

    “We have all seen the quality of content Push Gaming offers with Joker Troupe, and we look forward to adding more great titles in the coming months. It’s certainly an exciting partnership for us.”

    Skywind hails Novibet partnership

    Skywind Group has hailed a ‘great home’ for its online casino content and player engagement tools after linking with igaming and sports betting operator Novibet.

    As part of the deal, Novibet is to receive access to a multitude of online casino content, including titles including video slots Super Lion, Wild Five, Cheshire Wild, real-money arcade games including FlyJet and Dragon Dozer, and a selection of branded titles such as Resident Evil, The Magnificent Seven and The Last Kingdom.

    Furthermore, the entity will also be able to offer Skywind’s market-specific games targeting each operator’s desired markets, along with player engagement tools designed to enhance the player experience. 

    Skywind’s player engagement tools include split pot jackpots, time and amount based jackpots, in-game tournaments and the bonus coins reward system.

    Oren Cohen Shwartz, Skywind Group’s managing director said: “Novibet is a great home for our premium online casino games and player engagement tools. We are happy to form this new partnership and are sure it will strengthen further over time,”

    Pragmatic Play agrees distribution partnership with Royal Panda

    Pragmatic Play has entered a distribution deal with operator Royal Panda regarding the firm’s suite of live casino products.

    As a result of the agreement Pragmatic Play’s live casino roster will be available with the operator, including titles such as Speed Roulette, Blackjack and Baccarat. 

    The firm asserts that it ‘has continued to get impressive results’ from its live casino product, following the signing of a multitude of operator agreements and addition of new titles.

    Melvin Ritsema, managing director at Royal Panda, said of the partnership: “Pragmatic Play’s live casino products have a great reputation and we are eager to be able to offer them to our customers.

    “With a wide range of casino staples and innovative new content, we look forward to growing with them in this vertical.”

    Relax Gaming unveils new GVC Holdings partnership

    Relax Gaming has continued an ‘incredibly busy year’ after unveiling a partnership with global gaming and sports betting group GVC Holdings in a deal which will “significantly boost” the supplier’s global presence.

    As a result of the link-up GVC’s online casino brands will soon launch Relax’s proprietary slot titles, including “top-performers” Temple Tumble, Money Train and Snake Arena, as well as a selection of titles from the supplier’s library of aggregated third-party content.

    The igaming aggregator and supplier lauds GVC’s international distribution presence which will facilitate the firm in extending its global reach further still.

    Daniel Eskola, Relax Gaming CCO, said of the partnership: “GVC is one of the most well-respected names in the gambling industry with years of experience in the sector, and we’re delighted to have signed a deal to provide our popular content to its online brands.

    “It’s been an incredibly busy year for us at Relax Gaming as we continue to expand our network with leading operators, and we look forward to offering our games to an even wider audience through this exciting new partnership.”