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Yggdrasil reaches video slots agreement with Gaming Innovation Group

Yggdrasil Gaming has reached an agreement with Gaming Innovation Group to provide the operator with its full suite of video slots. Yggdrasil’s portfolio of games will be rolled-out across the operator’s B2C sites, including its flagship online casino and sportsbook, Guts.com and Rizk.com. The operator will also gain access to Yggdrasil’s collection of in-game promotional tools, BOOST™, including the recently-launched ... Read More »

Microgaming’s Tarzan slot swings into play

Microgaming’s December slot featuring iconic jungle hero Tarzan went live today with Microgaming and Quickfire operators. From the original Edgar Rice Burroughs’ novel published back in 1912 to Hollywood’s countless iterations, Tarzan, has continued to captivate audiences both old and new, off-screen and on in different forms. Now thanks to Microgaming Tarzan has entered the world of online slots too, as ... Read More »

Paddy Power to bring NetEnt games to its betting shop estate

Paddy Power has signed a deal with slots creator NetEnt that will increase the crossover between its online operations and its UK retail business. The bookmaker has entered an agreement to license gaming content from NetEnt for use in land-based gaming machines in the UK, extending the existing online business partnership that the slots developer already has with Paddy Power. According ... Read More »

BetConstruct Adds Spigo’s Games to Its Spring Platform

Casual casino games developer Spigo has announced a new partnership with platform provider BetConstruct.  All of Spigo’s games will now be available via BetConstruct’s casino platform. Players can enjoy the Spigo titles on mobile, tablet and desktop. Included in the games catalogue are Spigo’s in­-house slot machines and classic content such as Backgammon, Solitaire and Yatzy, as well as its newest ... Read More »

Yggdrasil player celebrates €2.9m jackpot win

A slots player in Norway has won €2.9m (£2.4m) on Yggdrasil Gaming’s Joker Millions progressive jackpot slot. Chris, a 21-year-old from Oslo, was playing the slot on LeoVegas on Monday afternoon as he waited outside a shop for his girlfriend and won the lump sum from a bet of just €1.25 placed on his mobile. He said he plans to invest ... Read More »

Under the boardwalk – GVC gets the green light in New Jersey

The New Jersey regulator has now approved both Bwin.party and GVC to offer gaming services in the state, when previously it was thought that such an outcome was unlikely. Scott Longley looks at the development. Jim Murren, the chief executive at MGM Resorts International, proclaimed after his company bought out erstwhile partner Boyd Gaming’s half share in the Borgata earlier ... Read More »

Hennie Blaauw: How Yggdrasil keeps pushing the boundaries on game design

Hennie Blaauw, Yggdrasil Gaming’s Creative Art Lead, discusses the process of creating a brand new title for the slot market and the freedom that the team has in the development. What’s the process for the design of a brand new game at Yggdrasil? How much input do you have? Does the design fit around the mathematics? Every game starts with the design ... Read More »

Fredrik Elmqvist: Yggdrasil Gaming recruiting ‘the very best’

Yggdrasil Gaming CEO Fredrik Elmqvist discusses the reasoning behind the firm’s huge recruitment drive so far this year as the slot developer pushes across Europe. SBC: Hi Fredrik, it’s a pleasure to interview you. Can you detail to SBC readers the need for your European recruitment drive? Why is this initiative required for Yggdrasil operations? Fredrik Elmqvist: Quite simply because we are growing ... Read More »

BetConstruct adds Habanero games to its casino suite

Major industry supplier BetConstruct has bolstered its casino offering with the addition of content from slots and table games provider Habanero. Habanero is  to supply BetConstruct with its full suite of casino games, consisting of 60 plus slots, six table games, and 10 video poker titles. These will now be available via desktop and mobile devices to customers of the sport ... Read More »

Eurobet takes NYX games via Game360 platform

NYX Gaming Group, content and technology supplier to lotteries, casinos and gaming operators across the globe, has strengthened its position in the Italian regulated gaming market through the launch of digital casino content via the Game360 platform with major bookmaker Eurobet.it. NYX’s Italian gaming operation, Game360, delivered an extensive selection of casino games to Eurobet.it from its own proprietary portfolio and broad partner ... Read More »