Content Approved: A weekly round up (22nd May 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 Swintt continues its streak of partnership deals with Avento MT, Relax Gaming links with Apollo Games, 1X2 Network extends GiG partnership, Scientific Games expands Golden Nugget agreement and Playson rolls out BlueOcean Gaming deal.

    Scientific Games expands ongoing agreement with Golden Nugget

    Scientific Games and US casino operator Golden Nugget have announced a further expansion on the pair’s ongoing agreement via the addition of content from Sydney-based game producer ReelPlay.

    Launching ReelPlay content onto the OpenGaming platform with Golden Nugget Online Casino, the agreement sees the debut of the developer in the US in addition to representing the first time that the Infinity Reels mechanic will be seen outside of Europe.

    David Johnson, COO of ReelPlay said: “We are delighted that Golden Nugget has chosen ReelPlay games for their players and become our first partner in the US,

    “ReelPlay is committed to push the boundaries of game development and deliver games of the highest possible quality in New Jersey, supported by all manner of campaign and marketing opportunities in the truest sense of partnership.”

    Launch titles within the Garden State will include El Dorado Infinity Reels, with a future roadmap of releases set to include “the popular” Hypernova Megaways.

    Relax Gaming aligns with Apollo Games

    Relax Gaming has rolled-out a further expansion of its burgeoning Powered By partnership network after aligning with Apollo Games

    Under the terms of the agreement Apollo’s entire portfolio of HTML5 content will go live through Relax’s platform, including titles such as Bonus Joker II, Gangster World and Slot Birds.

    Furthermore, as a Powered By partner Apollo Games, which recently expanded to include online casino content alongside its production of video slot gaming machines, will gain access to the aggregator’s distribution network and wide market reach.

    Simon Hammon, CPO at Relax Gaming said: “Apollo Games has a unique eye for developing content that transitions from the casino floors to mobile and desktop devices and the studio’s collection of online slots will add to the diversity of games available through our platform,

    “Thanks to our Powered By partnership programme we have rapidly expanded our portfolio with quality titles and continue to provide innovative studios such as Apollo with unrivalled distributional reach.”

    Playson partners with BlueOcean Gaming

    Playson has announced its new partnership with BlueOcean Gaming which will see the former’s entire suite of slots go live with the Italian platform provider.

    As part of the deal, operators which are live with BlueOcean Gaming’s content aggregation platform GameHub will gain access to Playson’s titles which include Solar Queen, Solar Temple and Rome: Caesar’s Glory sling with the providers new Funky Fruits series and Timeless Fruits slots.

    In addition, Playson’s slots will also be made available to white label sites powered by BlueOcean Gaming, giving the casino software provider further exposure as it continues to enhance its presence across Europe.

    Furthermore, this link up allows the Italian platform provider to gain access to Playson’s various engagement tools which include seamless play, free spins, regular tournaments with daily prize drops, and jackpots.

    Blanka Homor, sales director at Playson, commented: “BlueOcean Gaming has a fantastic product and we are delighted to have signed a deal to enhance it by providing our entire portfolio of titles.

    “We are always excited to join forces with new partners and I look forward to working alongside them in the months and years to come.”

    1X2 Network extends partnership with GiG

    1X2 Network has extended its ongoing partnership with Malta headquartered Gaming Innovation Group to add its suite of slots and casino games to a previously commenced virtual sport integration.

    Under the terms of the new agreement titles from 1X2’s, 1X2gaming and Iron Dog Studio brands are included, both of which are said to have “a proven track record of designing and developing highly engaging slots, casino and table games”.

    Blood Queen, Rainbow Wilds, Book of Merlin, Pirate Kingdom Megaways and the upcoming Megaways Jack are a selection of the titles now live via the GIG igaming platform

    Ben Clemes, chief commercial officer at GiG, said of the deepened link-up: “We strive to provide the highest quality games that deliver the most compelling player experience and 1X2 Network is a great addition. We are happy to have integrated their slots games into our portfolio, allowing our partners to increase their offering of quality games to their players.’’

    Swintt streak of new partnerships continues with Avento MT

    Swintt have continued its streak of new partnerships following the developer’s acquisition of a Malta Gaming Authority licence after announcing a link-up with Avento MT.

    Under the terms of the deal, Swintt’s portfolio, which includes over 50 games such as Panda Warrior, Golden 888 and its most recent title Royal Golden Dragon, will be made available to players on Avento MT brands, with its upcoming Immortal Monkey King and Sushi Master titles also scheduled to go live once released.

    David Flynn, CEO of Swintt said of the partnership: “Avento MT looks to be a very exciting operator for us to work with, given their prominent casino brands. Their market strategy looks a perfect fit for our games and we look forward to rolling out our gamification tools to their player base.”