NYX & PokerStars Deal
Having just signed a major games platform deal with the third largest gaming group in, Luckia Games S.A., NYX Gaming Group has announced another new deal with their long-time client PokerStars, the flagship brand of Rational Group that’s owned by Amaya Inc. The operator of the world’s most popular online poker sites has expanded its relationship with the iGaming developer by featuring its content on its regulated Danish site PokerStars.dk. The deal follows the contract that both companies signed in September last year, for the PokerStars.ro website.
Along with the deal with Dansk Underholdning, which the company signed in February 2016, NYX Gaming Group has further strengthened its position in that market and Europe in general. As NYX Commercial Director David Johnson puts it: “We are delighted to expand our partnership with PokerStars as we further drive growth in the European market. We look forward to continuing to support PokerStars in growing its online casino operations and believe that our proven quality NextGen games will be very well-received by PokerStars.DK customers.”.
The fast-growing PokerStars online casino will benefit from the same popular games portfolio as last time, including hit slots like Foxin’ Wins, Merlin’s Millions Superbet and Irish Eyes 2. The games are already available for play for local players exclusively.
Partnership Between Evolution Gaming & Matchbook
In another part of the world, the leader in Live Casino, Evolution Gaming, has secured a deal with a prominent gaming operator, Matchbook Casino. The agreement will complement the operator’s existing RNG and live dealer games from NetEnt and other third-party providers with exclusive titles such as Live Ultimate Texas Hold’em, Live Three Card Poker and Immersive Roulette. This also includes the new Dream Catcher Live Lucky Wheel and unique Progressive Jackpot side bet, which the developer recently added to their Live Caribbean Stud Poker. All that will be available in desktop and mobile formats at the casino sometime in Q2 2017.
According to Matchbook’s representative Cian Nugent: “Having recently completed the switch to our brand new platform, this is just the latest in a series of significant improvements to the Matchbook customer experience and a further signal of our intent in 2017 and beyond. Live casino has been a big area of growth for us in the last 12 months already and with Evolution recognised as a leader in live casino, and with this agreement Matchbook players will have increased opportunities to play different games and different tables, across even more devices.”