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Yggdrasil secures Romania ONJN licenses

Cherry AB subsidiary Yggdrasil Gaming (Yggdrasil) furthers its European online games provisions by confirming that it has been granted two Romanian ONJN licenses for online slots and operator provisions. Following a review of services, ONJN Romania’s National Gambling Office has cleared Yggdrasil for servicing slots and games provisions to licensed Romanian online gambling operators under a Category 1 licence. Yggdrasil …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Yggdrasil Gaming to continue push into UK

Yggdrasil Gaming has further expansion plans for the UK to build on the slot developer’s strong start to 2016. The Swedish firm went live in the UK in Q1 and CEO Fredrik Elmqvist wants to see Yggdrasil’s games get a wider reach in the market. He commented: “We are already live with six operators in the UK and there will …

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Yggdrasil Gaming releases third online slot in Jokerizer series

Yggdrasil Gaming have announced the release of Wicked Circus, the third online slot in the Jokerizer series, which enables players to chase bigger wins via a new hold feature. Wicked Circus builds upon the success of The Dark Joker Rizes, which remains a strong performer for Yggdrasil across all markets more than a year after launch. The Jokerizer series is part …

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