Scientific Games has teamed up with Wazdan to enhance its presence within key regulated states across North America via its OpenGaming platform.
Under the terms of the partnership, both entities will collaborate to provide mobile-first titles within the states of New Jersey and West Virginia, scheduled to commence in Q1 2022.
“This exclusive aggregation partnership further strengthens the wide range of games we can offer players in key regulated states across the US through our OpenGaming platform, which incorporate responsible gaming tools,” stated Steve Mayes, partnership director at SG Digital.
“Everyone within the industry knows how talented the team at Wazdan are and what they bring to the table. We thoroughly believe players across the US will enjoy their fantastic portfolio of slots just as much as everyone else across the world does.
“Finally, I’d like to thank Bekki D’Agata at Wazdan for her assistance in getting this major deal over the line.”
The deal will also see Wazdan’s focus on North America “intensify” in the coming months, with the Malta-based studio set to finalise supplier licences in Michigan and Pennsylvania.
Moreover, the link-up will see OpenGaming customers gain access to Wazdan titles such as Sizzling 777 Deluxe, Power of Gods: the Pantheon, Black Horse Deluxe, and Relic Hunters and the Book of Faith, as well as new Hold the Jackpot slots, such as Sun of Fortune and Burning Stars 3, with more to scheduled to follow over the coming months.
Michal Imiolek, chief operating officer at Wazdan NJ, added: “Scientific Games is a company that needs no introduction, being one of the leading players in the industry. We’re delighted to partner with them in this exclusive agreement.
“Our progress in the United States has been our greatest success this year. We can’t wait to work closely with Scientific Games going forward and expand our footprint in the US, providing players with immersive experiences.”