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Malta-based gaming software developer Pragmatic Play is to enter the Portuguese market after reaching an agreement with operator Casino Portugal.

The agreement sees Pragmatic content – including recent releases Leprechaun Song, Jade Butterfly and Madame Destiny – made available to players from the operator.

The deal quickly follows Pragmatic’s announcement of a distribution agreement with Kindred Group in Italy, in addition to the launch of the provider’s games with OIA Services and Betsson’s StarCasino.

Melissa Summerfield, chief commercial officer at Pragmatic Play, said: “We are delighted to have agreed this deal with Casino Portugal, one of the market’s most respected operators.

“This represents the first time video slots fans will have access to our products in the Portuguese market, and we are looking forward to making the most of the opportunities this agreement presents.”

Dr Antonio Laranjo, co-CEO of Casino Portugal, said: “It is very exciting for us to be hosting Pragmatic Play’s industry-leading content, and for Casino Portugal to be Pragmatic Play’s first Portuguese partner.

“This is another positive move for us as we expand our offering, and progress further with our goal of giving our players access to some of the most innovative and appealing games around.”

Pragmatic Play also recently entered into the live casino vertical through its acquisition of Extreme Live Gaming, an agreement broadening a product portfolio that now includes video slots, scratchcards and bingo.