IGT Expands International Reach with Betsson Partnership Betsson set to Boost Online and Mobile Performance through Introduction of IGT's Top Games and Branded Titles
LONDON, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), the global leader in driving technology innovations in the gaming industry, has partnered with international sports betting and gaming company Betsson.
Betsson, the leading Maltese operator, will significantly increase its online and mobile offering via a single integration with IGT rgs® (remote game server).
MONOPOLY Plus, 100 Pandas, Cleopatra and Da Vinci Diamonds will be among the broad portfolio of games to go live in a multitude of countries with full language and currency support across all channels.
"IGT works with tier one customers who are leaders in their field and this is a description that certainly applies to Betsson," said Leigh Nissim, IGT Commercial Director of IGT Interactive, EMEA. "We are delighted with this partnership and look forward to helping Betsson continue to improve their player experience through the provision of the highest quality casino games."
Players at the Betsson-owned CasinoEuro.com will be the first to benefit from IGT's world-leading branded games and top-performing titles, before they are rolled out on Betsson.com and Betsafe.com as well as the groups other Nordic gaming brands.
"Leading the industry with the largest and most diverse selection of premium quality casino games is at the heart of Betsson's product proposition. The addition of IGT content will help us stay ahead of the curve in delivering the best possible experience and range of games to our players," said Sam Brown, Head of Gaming at Betsson Group.
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Betsson AB (Publ) is a listed Swedish holding company that invests in companies which provide gaming services over the Internet. Betsson is a fast growing company with about 50 years of experience from the gaming industry. The main focus of the operation is to own and administer internet gambling companies. Betsson AB (Publ) owns Betsson Malta Ltd that manages a broad variety of games through the sites Betsson.com, Betsafe.com, CasinoEuro.com and Nordicbet.com.
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