Catena Media has expanded its strategic review relating to its European business as the company aims to achieve annual savings of €5m.

Malta headquartered casino games developer Synot Games has added further European expansion to its ranks, after aligning with Betclic Everest Group.

The deal alongside the French operator has been hailed as “another high profile deal,” and builds upon recent Portuguese, Swedish and Danish market entries.

Certified by the Malta Gaming Authority, the Synot portfolio boast in excess of 40 igaming titles that are available in 24 languages and live across more than 70 casinos. 

Ivan Kodaj, chief executive officer at Synot Games, expresses delight at a further significant agreement: “We are thrilled to broaden the scope of our distribution with such a reputable operator with a long tradition and superior game offering. 

“We continue to make a name in the industry by cooperating with esteemed partners, and strive to go from strength-to-strength also in the upcoming months.”

Synot is to enhance Betclic’s selection of titles with a list of original in-house releases, including top performers such as Respin Joker, Hell Mania or Hunter’s Spirit, with the suite set to be gradually launched through the firm’s online casino brands.

François Dogon, casino games specialist at Betclic, added: “Synot has been operating for more than 28 years in the land based business, and we are delighted to be able to have such a top-notch provider added to our network. 

“Their land-based feel games is something innovative, and we are sure they will be a huge success amongst our players. I have been tremendously impressed by the games they deliver. It was evident that we would want to have them available. We are excited to see what other titles will be rolled out through their portfolio till the end of the year.”

Synot recently made its debut on the Portuguese market after securing certification from regulator the Portuguese Gambling Inspection and Regulation Service.