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Blueprint Gaming has completed the acquisition of UK-based games developer Project, as the firm continues to expand its product offering.

Becoming the latest organisation to join the Gauselmann Group, of which Blueprint forms a part, it is stated that as a result of the purchase the casino content developer is to “strengthen and diversify its already robust game portfolio”.

As a result of the purchase Project’s titles are set to be adapted for the online market, in addition to being integrated into Blueprint’s machine offering.

In a media release confirming the deal the organisation states that “Project has firmly established itself as a pioneer within the gambling industry, with more than 30 years’ experience in the UK retail market,” with sees it come complete with a games portfolio of over 50 titles, including Mega Bars and Find the Lady Poker.

Tony Boulton, Managing Director of Project, expressed delight at the acquisition: “I am excited about the next phase in Project’s development as a part of the Gauselmann Group. We have a great team of people and we will benefit from the scale, support and added distribution of the Gauselmann Group.

“This opportunity will enable us to grow and to introduce our proven games to an online audience. Our after sales support will remain in place to service the large number of games we currently have in the market, and we thank all our customers who have supported us over many years.”

Project’s management team will continue to lead the day-to-day activities at its south London studio, while the design and development departments from both companies will be forming a close and collaborative relationship, with the intention of bringing further game innovation to the online and retail sectors.

Sascha Blodau, Gauselmann Group’s UK general manager, added: “Project has a strong reputation within the UK retail space and we’re thrilled to welcome them to the Blueprint Gaming family.

“The enlarged group will continue to be led by Blueprint Gaming managing Director Matt Cole, and we look forward to working closely with the whole Project team.”