As the annual SBC Awards fast approach, CasinoBeats continues with a series of feature articles previewing a select few of the gongs up for grabs.
Now in its sixth year and recognising the achievements of operators, suppliers and affiliates from across all the major disciplines. This latest and penultimate entrant in the CasinoBeats contenders series looks at those hoping to secure the ‘Rising Star in Casino Innovation’ gong.
Invention and innovation are pillars in the gaming community and while there is a sameness in operators providing daily lotteries and traditional casino games, the freshness and fluid nature of our marketplace means breaking boundaries. BetGames.TV provides an enhanced, modernistic vision. The company created a niche market in the dynamic, fluid, rapidly changing world of gaming.
With Stakelogic’s innovative Quattro mode players can now enjoy an even more thrilling gaming experience. The feature allows any player to choose if they want to play one, two, three or four game sessions simultaneously on any device, increasing the stake up to four times by playing on different machines at the same time.
Green Jade Games
Today while 50-65 per cent of the population gamble in some sort, only ca 5-7 per cent of the population play slots. And with those players being the core of the igaming industry we believe there is room for a new breed of games. With real money casino games tilted more toward entertainment, achievements, progression and skill, we believe we can help the industry attract both current and new players.
Ganapati’s slot games fill a previously unfilled gap in the market for truly authentic Japanese slot games – the games are not simply ‘Japanese-themed’ on the outside, but incorporate Japanese design, animations, story lines and logic. In just a year and a bit, Ganapati grew their games portfolio to 22 and went live with over 600 sites worldwide.
BF Games is a creative and dynamic game development studio that creates innovative slots content and IT services for the global online and land-based market. With a focus on developing high-quality games and platform, BF Games offers an extensive portfolio of industry-leading products to the sector. The London-based company was founded by industry veterans and is also a land-based operator and slot machines producer in several European jurisdictions.
As WeAreCasino is both a provider and the aggregator we have to liaise daily with providers and operators trying to find mutual benefits and opportunities. Let’s say that in our opinion we are quite successful in this, but more of this it’s important our personal approach and a really quick resolution of all possible issues. This has positioned us as one of the most prominent players in the market.
Evoplay Entertainment is a true rising star in the casino innovation space. In the two short years since we were founded, we’ve launched two of the industry’s first mass-market full HD/VR in-browser slots, as well over 60 table, slots and instant games that are now enjoyed across the world. This year has seen us create the first ever RPG based slot, ‘Dungeon, Immortal Evil’ – which we are entering for Rising Star in Casino Innovation.
Playzido is a new UKGC-licenced B2B games platform providing gaming operators worldwide, with access to a suite of premium slot and table games. Our launch product is already winning partnership opportunities with the biggest operators in the market and we are perfectly positioned to grow our distribution aggressively moving forward. Playzido’s portfolio boasts a selection of exclusive Deal or No Deal titles alongside global brands such as Dumb and Dumber from Warner Brothers.
Powered by cutting-edge technology which is always pushing the envelope of innovation, EvenBet has effortlessly expanded its global reach with interfaces whose design delivers deep user engagement. Constant evolution is the requirement for products whose appeal endures to stand the test of time. So, while EvenBet’s offerings remain market-leading, it never rests on its laurels. EvenBet products are updated on a weekly basis, with a full list of changes delivered to customers.
QTech Games is the fastest growing game distributor in Asia, headed by industry veterans like global CEO Markus Nasholm, and managing partner Jonas Alm. Our mission is to find the best online games in the world and distribute them to operators worldwide. Mobile games provide the central focus of the company, which is founded on a fully-owned and customised technical platform that affords games providers and operators the fastest integration on the market.
Since forming in March 2019, Swintt has made a remarkable start to life as a game provider in the saturated market, and a major factor in this is the SwinttGamify product. Promotional tools draw great interest from operators and help providers stand apart from the rest of the pack; gamification on the other hand is the latest hot topic as operators seek to further engagement, session times and lifetime player value. SwinttGamify wraps up promotional tools, gamification elements and enhanced CRM opportunities into a neat, light, robust package that has led to interest from major players in the online gaming industry.
The combination of our state-of-the art, creative and original fast live games offerings, combined with the energy, experience and professionalism of our team has led to a tremendous commercial success in 2019, which is, however, for us, only the start. We look forward to expanding our fast live-games portfolio to “20 in 2020”, offering even more options, novelties and amazing customer support to our B2B customers.
Here at Wazdan, we pride ourselves on being an innovative company, designing state-of-the-art slot games, and the recognition by SBC means a lot to our team. This year so far has been one of great success for the team at Wazdan. We have secured a number of high-profile partnerships, including launches with Kindred Group, LeoVegas, Mr Green and Evoke brands.
These new partnerships and a range of new licences have paved the way for us to enter new markets, with Wazdan now holding licences including the MGA, the UKGC, Romania and Curacao, while also being certified to offer our products in Sweden, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Mexico.