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Yggdrasil Gaming is to make its debut in the Czech Republic online gaming market after agreeing to supply operator Tipsport with its portfolio of casino content.

Tipsport boasts more than 1,000 retail outlets and a rapidly growing online offering, which will add Yggdrasil content in the coming months, as well as in-game promotional tool Boost.

Yggdrasil gaming content is now live in a number of regulated and newly regulated markets including the UK, Italy, Estonia, Latvia, Belgium and Denmark, with its games also due to launch in Spain.

Fredrik Elmqvist, CEO of Yggdrasil, said: “In February this year we signed a deal to enter Spain, one of Europe’s fastest-growing and most exciting jurisdictions, and today we’re announcing our entry into the Czech Republic with leading brand Tipsport.

“As part of our long-term strategy we are committed to expanding our regulated market footprint. If we feel an environment is right for our leading games and promotional tools, then we will enter it with the best possible partners. We’re exctited to be going live with Tipsport and fostering a long-term partnership.”

Jakob Lorentzon, head of online casino at Tipsport, added: “We are delighted to be partnering with such an innovative and dynamic business as Yggdrasil.

“Their games perform very well in regulated markets and we are very much looking forward to offering them to our large and expanding customer base.”

The Czech Republic’s online regulated market came into force in January last year, following the introduction of the country’s new Gambling Act. The market generated €1.58bn in gross win in 2017 with online contributing €380m.