Sports betting solutions provider SBTech has launched a partnership with online casino and lottery firm Cherry Ltd. that will allow the latter to use SBTech’s turnkey sports betting solution for its online gaming brands.
The addition of SBTech’s sports betting system also gives Cherry’s brands, which include CherryCasino, EuroSlots, SpilleAutomater, NorgesSpill Casino and NordicSlots, live betting access to over 18,000 monthly events. Cherry will also receive a handful of SBTech’s new innovations, including Fast Markets betting and tablet platform SBTech Touch.
“SBTech have built a solid reputation in their field, positioning themselves at the forefront of the industry and consistently releasing new and innovative solutions to keep the punters happy,” Cherry Malta’s Managing Director Marius Andersen said in a statement. “So they were an obvious choice for us as we look to increase our reach into our current markets and we’re excited to see the results.”
SBTech CEO Itai Zak also raved about the deal with Cherry, highlighting the success its new partners haVE had in their online gaming business. “We’re delighted to have Cherry on board,“ Zak said. “They are hugely successful in online gaming in their markets and we’re confident that we can lead them to even greater success with our innovative sports-betting solution.”
VERA&JOHN INK QUICKSPIN, LEANDER DEALS
Online gaming operator Vera&John has struck deals with video slot producer Quickspin and casino content developer Leander Games. Both Quickspin and Leander Games will supply Vera&John with new games, which in this case means Quickspin’s entire slots catalog and Leander Games’ online casino games.
Vera&John Head of Gaming Kristel Tonna called Quickspin and Leander Games important partners as it strives to continue fulfilling its position as players’ casino of choice with “our broad selection and frequency of game releases.”
While Vera&John lauds the success of its new partnerships, Finnish video games developer Rovio is at the opposite end of the spectrum. The company behind the highly popular Angry Birds series is expected to cut global employment by 10% and close its game development studio in Tampere, Finland.
Rovio didn’t give the reason behind the planned layoffs, opting only to say that “several positions have been opened for internal applicants.”