Inspired Gaming Group, the leading provider of virtual sports, mobile games and SBG video lottery, has announced that it has signed a deal with Golden Nugget Atlantic City casino in New Jersey, making it the first company to supply virtual sports games online to the North American market.
Under the agreement, Inspired, which is now licensed as a provider of technology to the New Jersey market, will provide its products via Spin Games’ Robust Online Client as part of a content deal with the company.
Golden Nugget’s online offering will feature Inspired virtual sports including Rush Car Racing, Rush Horse Racing, and Rush Football. Inspired’s virtual sports products, which are the first to be offered in the US, will be made available on desktop and mobile.
“With close to 300 games available through its web portal and mobile apps, GoldenNuggetCasino.com already offers the best and largest selection of games to New Jersey online players,” said Thomas Winter, online gaming vice-president at Golden Nugget. “Virtual Sports brings fun to the next level and shows our restless commitment to remain the destination of choice for New Jersey online players.”
Head of Business Development at Inspired, Phil Katsaros, said: “Inspired takes great pride in being a first-class technology partner, bringing new and inventive products, such as Virtual Sports to the marketplace. We are completely thrilled to partner with Golden Nugget and look forward to contributing their fast growing online gaming business.”
Inspired’s chief commercial officer for digital games, Steve Rogers, added: “This is a hugely exciting moment for Inspired, as we become the first ever supplier to deliver Virtual Sports online to the US market.
“This deal comes as part of Inspired’s ongoing global strategy, and we look forward to announcing further deals and projects in the US in the near future.
“We have a proven track record of creating new markets as we have demonstrated over the years in the UK, Italy, and China, to name a few, and we are sure that the US will be just as explosive.”