Green Jade Games has secured a further European expansion after following up its UK green light by obtaining a supplier licence from the Malta Gaming Authority.

Allowing the developer to offer its online casino games to operators in regulated markets across Europe and further afield, the MGA approval comes a number of weeks after the firm gained a similar such licence from the UK Gambling Commission.

Striving to combine gambling and skill to create titles that allow players to determine the course of the narrative and the outcome of the game, the firm stresses on ethos “to create deeply entertaining games that allow players to improve their skills at deploying game features, while also having the opportunity to win potentially large cash prizes from relatively small stakes”.

One example of which is Green Jade’s Hammer of Fortune, which features a personalised player hammer that changes with every spin, and is used by the player to knock symbols off the reels which in turn gives them a second chance of triggering cash pots and free spins.

Benedict McDonagh, Green Jade Games CEO, stated: “Obtaining our licence from the Malta Gaming Authority is the next step in our plans to provide our games to all of the major online casino operators in regulated and regulating markets around the world.

“Our games are truly unique and genuinely innovative and now that we hold an MGA permit we can offer them to more operators, and players, than ever before. It also proves that we are meeting the highest possible standards when it comes to responsible gambling and protecting players.”

The online slot developed recently reemphasised its commitment to player engagement and entertainment in a new partnership with gamification and real-time engagement specialists CompetitionLabs.

Under the terms of the new agreement, the company is to focus upon adding new gamification elements to its full suite of slots and future releases, which is set to encompass tournaments, missions, achievements and rewards, with Hammer of Fortune set to be the first game to launch with these features.