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Wazdan announces partnership with Kindred Group

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Leading tech-forward games producer, Wazdan, proudly announces the finalisation of their partnership with Kindred Group, a deal that will see Wazdan games available across 11 new operators during the summer.

The partnership with Kindred Group, due to come into full effect during Q2, will see Wazdan games available across all of the Kindred brands, including 32Red, Bingo.com, Bohemia Casino, Casinohuone, Kolikkopelit, iGame, Maria Casino, Roxy Palace, Unibet, Storspiller Storspelare, and Vlad Cazino.

“It is a pleasure for us to partner with Wazdan, expanding our games offering to our players across our various brands. We are a digitally driven business that is focussed on innovation, data and sustainability. With this in mind, it seems obvious that we would partner with a games provider like Wazdan, who shares our love for technology, innovation and pushing the possibilities to bring highly engaging and entertaining games to players across the world,” says David Robertson, Head of Casino at Kindred.

“We are excited to partner with Kindred Group and expand the reach of our games through their various brands across Europe and the UK. We share similar values when it comes to innovation and pushing the boundaries of technology, and we look forward to a partnership that provides Kindred players with unique tech-driven experiences,” says Andrzej Hyla, Head of Sales at Wazdan.

Wazdan has been producing tech-rich slot games for more than a decade, and in that time they have developed a reputation as an innovative leader in the industry, delivering bespoke player experiences that can be crafted with Unique Wazdan Features and run seamlessly on desktop, mobile or tablet.

Unique Wazdan Features are at the heart of every new game they develop, with the features including the patented and world-first Volatility Levels™, thrilling Unique Gamble Feature, Ultra Lite Mode, mobile-friendly Energy Saving Mode, Ultra Fast Mode, Double Screen Mode and Big Screen Mode, which hit the market earlier this year.

Today Wazdan offers more than 110 stunning HTML5 games to operators around the world. Some of Wazdan’s most popular game titles include Magic Stars 3, 9 Lions, Great Book of Magic Deluxe, Magic Target Deluxe, Los Muertos™, Valhalla, the recently released Magic Stars 5, Space Gem™, Juicy Reels and the soon to be launched Larry the Leprechaun, Magic Stars 6, and Space Spins.

Keep up to date with the latest Wazdan news at: https://www.wazdan.com

 

ABOUT WAZDAN:

Wazdan is a popular game producer, developing innovative casino games that deliver an original, fun and truly omni-channel player experience. Offering an extensive game library of over 110 HLML5 slots, table games and video poker games, Wazdan is gaining popularity in the iGaming market thanks to the great quality of their games, interesting themes and engaging gameplay. Wazdan’s game portfolio consists of such popular titles as Magic Stars 3, Great Book of Magic Deluxe, Magic Target Deluxe, 9 Lions and Los Muertos™ as well as amazing new and upcoming slot games, including Magic Stars 6, Space Gem™, Space Spins and Larry the Leprechaun amongst others. Wazdan releases new, exciting titles on a regular basis and equips them with Unique Wazdan Features: innovative Volatility Levels™, exciting Unique Gamble Feature and mobile-friendly Energy Saving and Double Screen Modes, Ultra Lite Mode, Ultra Fast Mode, as well the brand new Big Screen Mode. Wazdan holds a number of European trademarks including a trademark for their world’s-first Volatility Level™. Their extensive portfolio of clients includes some of the top gaming operations in the industry. The company is headquartered in Malta and holds licenses issued by the UKGC, the MGA and complies with Curacao regulations. Furthermore, their games use the RNG certified by the NMi, which ensures reliable, fair and secure gameplay.

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Melco Appoints Grant Johnson as New Head of City of Dreams Mediterranean and Cyprus Casinos

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Melco Resorts and Entertainment has promoted Grant Johnson as the Senior Vice President and Property General Manager of City of Dreams Mediterranean and Cyprus Casinos “C2”. Johnson will report to Evan Andrew Winkler, President of Melco.

Johnson is responsible for the continued development of the upcoming City of Dreams Mediterranean which will be the largest Integrated Resort (IR) in Europe and the management and operations of Cyprus Casinos. Mr. Craig Ballantyne, Property President of City of Dreams Mediterranean and Cyprus Casinos, retired on April 1.

“Congratulations to Grant Johnson on his new appointment. With his proven track record of delivering growth for the company I am confident that we can continue pushing boundaries as a global leader in innovative luxury entertainment offerings. This promotion represents Melco’s commitment to internal career opportunities. I also wish to thank Mr. Craig Ballantyne for his outstanding service to Melco as Property President of City of Dreams Mediterranean and Cyprus Casinos and wish him the very best for his retirement,” Lawrence Ho, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Melco, said.

Prior to this promotion, Johnson was SVP, Casino Sales, Marketing & Operations at Studio City in Macau, and previously was SVP, Casino Sales & Marketing for Altira Macau and Mocha Clubs. Prior to this, Johnson handled various non-gaming marketing roles throughout Melco properties in Macau. Johnson began his career with Melco in 2011.

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Zimpler Announces Expansion to the EU and the UK

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Fintech company Zimpler has announced its expansion into the EU and the UK.

Zimpler is a Swedish Fintech company that manages transactions between end users and businesses. Now, they leave the Nordics and will enable companies to do instant payouts to customers in the EU and UK within the year.

“Payouts is medieval outside of the Nordics. Today you will have to wait for days before you get your money into your bank account, with our solution it will take seconds,” Jonas Persson, VP sales at Zimpler, said.

First to go live with the solution is iGaming company Videoslots.

“We have been working with Zimpler in the Swedish market for many years and we are thrilled with how constructive and solution-oriented they are in all situations. That they now expand their solution to other European markets is fantastic news and it will change the market at its core,” Ali Atam, CMO at Videoslots, said.

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Gauselmann Group Opens New Venues in UK

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German gambling company Gauselmann group has gone one step further by investing in the high street and launching its Merkur Slots brand nationally. The company has opened three brand-new venues in Southall, Hornchurch and Lancaster on July 4.

Gauselmann group plans to open many more Merkur Slots venues across the UK this year. The company will open with three more venues in Saltash, Bolton and Wolverhampton, this month.

“This is a very exciting time for the Merkur Slots brand. So many companies haven’t survived the effects of the pandemic and we are delighted to be able to give customers a brand-new experience in locations where we don’t currently have a presence. It means a lot to us to be part of kick-starting the high street again and supporting the local community with new job opportunities,” Mark Schertle, COO of Gauselmann group, said.

Merkur Slots provides the latest in digital venues. All machines and advertising are fully digitised and customers will be able to enjoy all of their favourite games, as well as the latest in Blueprint games.

All venues will be COVID-secure, with Gauselmann group implementing an “Open, clean, safe” campaign which will focus heavily on ensuring new safety precautions are in-place and everything is communicated effectively with customers, via social channels and the official website.

“We look forward to welcoming customers back to gaming after a small hiatus and we feel we have a unique edge in that we can offer them brand-new, modern venues that have been designed with social distancing in mind. Customers can game with total confidence. Thank you to all our staff who have worked tirelessly to get the venues up and running ahead of opening,” Schertle said.

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