This week in B2B news (2 June)
All of the latest news from the supplier side of the industry, including updates from Pragmatic Play, Swintt and Wazdan
Pragmatic Play extends Austrian reach with win2day deal
Pragmatic Play has strengthened its presence in Austria after partnering with win2day.
A selection of Pragmatic Play’s portfolio of slots will be made available to win2day players over the coming weeks.
Irina Cornides, COO at Pragmatic Play, said: “I’m excited to welcome win2day to our growing customer base in Austria. Pragmatic Play is proud to partner with operators who share our commitment to product quality and player protection as we strive to provide engaging entertainment experiences for new and established audiences worldwide.”
Martin Miesler, head of games at win2day, added: “We are delighted to have partnered with Pragmatic Play and begin uploading its slot content to our platform. Win2day is proud of providing the most impressive and innovative offering to our online casino players, a criterion that Pragmatic Play fills perfectly, and we can’t wait to see how our audience responds.”
Odds On Compliance launches Playbook Europe
Odds On Compliance has launched its Playbook technology in Europe.
Playbook provides an overview of sports betting, igaming, daily fantasy sports, land-based and ilottery regulatory environments.
Users now have access to gaming regulatory information from 21 European territories, with more jurisdictions to be added in the future.
Eric Frank, CEO and co-founder of Odds On Compliance, commented: “This is another step forward in the evolution of our technology. This is an opportunity to bring our innovative solutions to a wider audience.
“We understand the unique regulatory landscape of Europe, and we’re excited to navigate these compliance complexities and provide cutting-edge technology to the industry in partnership with some of the leading law firms in the industry.”
Sky Betting and Gaming to begin 1X2 Network content rollout
Sky Betting and Gaming has signed a new deal with 1X2 Network to bring the supplier’s content to its players.
1X2 Network will deliver content from its four in-house studios, Iron Dog Studio, Prospect Gaming, AD LUNAM and 1X2gaming.
The deal will see 1X2 Network’s full portfolio launch on the range of brands under Sky Betting and Gaming’s umbrella, including Sky Vegas, Sky Bet and Sky Bingo.
Eamonn Beardsley, head of content at Sky Betting and Gaming, said: “We are proud to be the UK’s most popular online casino, and we will continue to drive that popularity by adding fresh and innovative content from 1X2 Network across our suite of gaming products.”
Chris Loftus, commercial director at 1X2 Network, added: “We’re delighted to partner with yet another Flutter brand and with UK roots of our own, we’re proud to see our content live on such an impressive suite of household names.”
Swintt enters the Lithuanian market
Swintt has announced that it is entering the Lithuanian market via an exclusive partnership with 7Bet.
The new deal will grant 7Bet a two-month exclusivity period, during which it will be the only operator in the country with Swintt slots.
David Mann, CEO at Swintt, commented: “Having already enjoyed hugely successful debuts in Estonia and Latvia, we’re delighted to be able to enter the Lithuanian market for the very first time through our exclusive partnership with 7Bet casino.”
Justinas Sliazas, CEO at 7Bet, remarked: “At 7Bet, we pride ourselves on providing players with the very best in online casino entertainment, and by teaming up with Swintt for this exciting new partnership, we’ll be able to offer them something that no other platform can match.”
PlayUZU appoints Facundo Gómez as brand ambassador in Mexico
SkillOnNet’s Spanish-language brand PlayUZU has appointed Facundo Gómez as a brand ambassador for Mexico.
The collaboration between the casino and social media influencer will prioritise promoting new online casino game options for Mexican players.
Michael Golembo, sales and marketing director at SkillOnNet, said: “Facundo Gómez has more than three million followers on social media and is unbelievably popular in Mexico, which makes him the perfect brand ambassador for PlayUZU as it continues to make huge strides in this region.”
Gómez added: “We are very happy to combine forces with PlayUZU allowing us to offer Mexicans different and safe ways to approach online casino games through a safe and reliable platform.”
Wazdan furthers Bulgarian presence with WINBET
Wazdan has extended its presence in Bulgaria after signing a partnership with WINBET.
A total of 30 of the provider’s games will go live with WINBET, including 9 Coins, Magic Spins and Larry the Leprechaun.
Michal Imiolek, CEO at Wazdan, said: “Wazdan continues to take Bulgaria by storm, and we’re thrilled to be reaching even more players with WINBET, a fantastic operator with a large, dedicated player base.”
Victor Perenovski, operations director at WINBET Online, said: “We are confident that WINBET will greatly enhance the gaming experience for its customers with the addition of Wazdan’s established base of popular games.”