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NetEnt Reveals Newest Fantasy Game: Asgardian Stones™

A leading provider of digital gaming solutions, NetEnt, explores Nordic mythology in its new game Asgardian Stones™

NetEnt has unveiled its newest game Asgardian Stones™ based in a magical world. The 5-reel, 3-row, 20-bet lines video slot is second to none as it allows players to truly delve into its mystical realm.

This magical game contains a number of features, including a Colossal Crush, where colossal symbols crush those below, releasing energy in order to increase the win multiplier. It also includes a free spin wheel that crushes rows and symbols.

SiGMA iGaming NetEnt reveals newest Fantasy Game: Asgardian Stones™The Colossal Crush feature is the first of its kind in the industry, manifesting how NetEnt continues to innovate within online casino world with its new games and gaming experiences.

Henrik Fagerlund, Chief Product Officer of NetEnt, said: “Our team has worked tirelessly during the process of designing and creating Asgardian Stones™ and really looks forward to see the game finally out with players all over the world”.

“The Colossal Crush feature is an industry first and only adds to the excitement this game offers, so we can’t wait to see the reaction from the gaming world as we continue our positive start to 2018.”

With a Norse soundtrack to set the mood, players will find themselves fully indulging in a game full of twists and turns as they try to overcome the colossal giant stones in order to enter into the enchanted forest.

 

 

NetEnt Player Hits Massive Jackpot

NetEnt has started the year off with aplomb, giving one player a great start to the year with a €2,553,604.67 jackpot. He struck it lucky while playing the progressive jackpot slot, Mega Fortune™.

You don’t win €2.5m prizes every day, but it did happen for a UK-based player, who had only signed up to SlotsMillion just a few days before his electrifying win. While the player wishes to remain anonymous, his success is a strong statement of intent for a company that has been making waves of late.

Henrik Fagerlund, Chief Product Officer of NetEnt, said: “What a great start to the year it’s been for the lucky winner and we’re so pleased that we’ve been able to play a part in his life-changing moment.

“Mega Fortune™ is a long-time favourite with NetEnt players, so it’s no surprise to see it claim the first winner of 2018 and we hope it continues to be a lucky year for everyone who has a spin!”

Mega Fortune™ is a 5-reel, 25-bet line video slot with the largest online pooled jackpot, and a luxury themed game. It gives players a hint of what to expect if they hit the Mega jackpot.

NetEnt saw its first multi-million euro jackpot of the year hot on the heels of a bumper 2017, which saw them paying out more than €75 million. The latest jackpot dropped at 20:03 GMT on 23rd January 2018.

 

 

Online Lottery Operator NetEnt Strengthens its Position in the Gaming Industry

Multilotto has  access to the full NetEnt portfolio and will be releasing additional games every week

Games from the world’s leading supplier NetEnt are now available at Multilotto. The online lottery betting operator strengthened its Casino offering in 2017, with the addition of several new suppliers, including Microgaming and Yggdrasil, and have begun the new year in impressive fashion with this latest announcement.

Multilotto has access to the full portfolio of NetEnt games and will be releasing new titles every week. That means big name slots such as Starburst, Gonzo’s Quest, Planet of the Apes Guns N’ Roses and RedRake are now available at Multilotto. NetEnt’s latest game, Finn and The Swirly Spin, will also be available.

Marcus Cordes, Multilotto’s COO,  said, “We are determined to make our Casino offering one of the most exciting on the market.
“For years our players have been able to enjoy outstanding bonuses and rewards and we’re delighted to be able to offer them an even wider selection of top quality games.

“NetEnt are world-leaders in their field, setting the standard for the rest of the industry and we are very proud to partner with them.”

As well at NetEnt, other suppliers providing games on the Multilotto platform include Yggdrasil, Microgaming, Quickspin, Playson and Play N Go.

 

SiGMA17 Stands Awards

We are introducing you the most eye-catching and impressive stands of SiGMA 2017

The fourth edition of SiGMA with its conferences, exhibitions and networking events has indeed proved to be the gaming industry’s premier showcase event. But what really helped to make this event a great success was the expo floor itself.

With the extraordinary dedication of the exhibitors, SiGMA17 had an impressive number of incredible stands that were impossible to miss. Bold, eye-catching and innovative, they were certainly aiming to stand out. We have evaluated stands based on their aesthetics, functionality, and innovation. Meet the winners!

Best GOLD: Videoslots

The visual identity of Videoslots is without any doubt the aspect that defines the brand — and at SiGMA’17 the company had proven it once again. The online casino built an outstanding double decker stand with a meeting space on the second floor that also provided a space saving solution. While Videoslots’ visitors had a chance to enjoy a unique multiplayer slot experience, they were also able to have a drink in the cocktail bar downstairs and network after. The stand had successfully balanced fun and professionalism.

 

 

Videoslots

Best SILVER x 2: Betsson

Betsson had created a stand that defined the company’s unique identity, and it was absolutely impossible to miss. The innovative concept of the construction with the moving elements caught the attention of anyone who passed by.

 

Betsson

 

Best SILVER x 1: Microgaming

Microgaming had left a mark at SiGMA show with a winning stand. The company transformed its space into a steak house — the winning strategy to attract everyone’s attention indeed.

 

Microgaming

Best Bronze: Betfinal

Betfinal had transformed its booth into a tiny football field with stadium chairs. This unusual idea created an appealing brand image and was a very innovative way to boast the brand around.

 

Betfinal

 

Best Standard: NetEnt

NetEnt found its own way how to stand out. The company had a stand inspired by its popular slot game ‘Planet of the Apes’. The actual stars of the game were there themselves, happy to take a selfie with anyone who visited their booth.

 

NetEnt

 

Best Branding: UJM

There was a style-dedicated corner on the expo floor. Uniforms by John Marks had turned its stand into a showcase of the latest designs of the gaming uniforms and accessories.

UJM

 

SkillOnNet launches NetEnt Live Across its Casino Network

Popular software provider and white label specialist SkillOnNet has released NetEnt Live casino games through its network of online casinos including major brands such as DrueckGlueck, PlayOJO, PlayMillion and SlotsMagic.com.

By adding NetEnt Live with its market leading mobile products along with the promotional tool Live Rewards, SkillOnNet have dramatically increased the portfolio of Live Casino games they offer to casino players.

Commented Michael Golembo, Sales and Marketing Director: “We are delighted to now have NetEnt Live which brings increased visibility and added quality to the Live casino games section we already promote. Now with probably the biggest list of live casino providers, we believe we can really make our mark in this very popular and growing vertical”.

NetEnt Live was developed in collaboration with actual casino players. The result is a virtual casino that utilizes Chroma Key technology to deliver a fully customizable casino environment, together with live dealers, and is accessible around the clock. Players are able to choose from a great selection of casino games on both mobile and desktop: NetEnt Live Roulette, NetEnt Live Common Draw Blackjack and NetEnt Live Blackjack. All this contributes towards giving NetEnt Live an extremely high degree of differentiation.

Commenting on NetEnt’s collaboration with SkillOnNet, Enrico Bradamante (Managing Director of NetEnt) said: “We are delighted that SkillOnNet has enhanced their portfolio with NetEnt Live. Adding Live Rewards; the industry leading live portfolio for mobile; and our full portfolio of casino games will significantly bolster their casino offering’’.

Relive the highlights from our last show and stay tuned for this year’s SiGMA. Watch out for what we’re branding as the ‘iGaming Village’ this year.

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FreakyVegas player from Austria wins 457k Jackpot

Patrick, a 30 year old FreakyVegas player from Austria joined the casino, and won the jackpot the very next day! Patrick got lucky playing the Divine Fortune by NetEnt.

WHAT IT FEELS LIKE TO HIT THE JACKPOT?

It’s every player’s dream to hit such a big scoring jackpot, so of course the team behind FreakyVegas team were the first to capture this moment and savor the taste of becoming a winner. When FreakyVegas asked Patrick how he felt after his big win, he replied,

“Unbelievable!, I wanted it so bad, couldn’t believe it when it really happened. That would even be enough for a big house!!”, he said.

The lucky winner is still unsure on what he will be doing with the cash. Patrick consulted with the FreakyVegas team whether he should buy a house now or wait as its such a big commitment at his age.

 

Relive the highlights from our last show and stay tuned for this year’s SiGMA. Watch out for what we’re branding as the ‘iGaming Village’ this year.

Are you an operator looking for top affiliates? Are you a top affiliate looking for a nice treat with like-minded affiliates playing at the same level?

Casumo celebrates their 4th multimillion winner

Malta-based online casino Casumo celebrated their 4th multimillion winner earlier on the 30th March. The lucky winner was a 28-year old loyal Swedish Casumo player who was rewarded the Mega Fortune jackpot of €3,317,639.08 on a €2.50 spin.

This is the fourth multimillion win which exceeds €2 million that Casumo has had the privilege of paying out and it is also the second largest payout by the online casino to date. Nine months ago, a Swedish player by the name of David won an extremely handsome jackpot of €2,971,469.79. A year ago, it was a lucky UK player who after only three spins, walked away with a magnificent €2,700,000 jackpot. And the whopper of Casumo payouts to date goes to a Finnish player back in 2013 who won €3,330,000.

Casumo stated that they were thrilled to welcome another instant millionaire to their ranks and we congratulate the winner here as well. Casumo is sure to be looking forward to many more instant millionaires in the near future.

Mega Fortune is an online Net Entertainment progressive slots jackpot that may be played and won at online casinos which provide games from Net Entertainment. The slot game pays out on average over €3million every 8-14 weeks approximately and is one of the largest NetEnt’s jackpot arsenal.

Have you attended SiGMA last year? Relive the highlights from our last show and stay tuned for this year’s SiGMA. Watch out for what we’re branding as the ‘iGaming Village’ this year.

NetEnt records increased revenue end of 2016 thanks to UK market

Leading provider of premium digitally distributed gaming systems to the world’s most successful online casino operators NetEnt announced that its full year sales for 2016 increased by 28.5% to a record SEK1.5 billion (£130.8 million/€153.7 million).

Their operating profit for 2016 totalled SEK356m which is an increase of 33.4% from 2015. The company stated that the UK turned out to be the biggest regional market in December for the first time.

NetEnt indicated that its mobile gaming business was a big driver of sales growing by 43% in the last quarter of 2016. The company expects further growth overall in 2017 having signed 31 customers who have yet to launch their NetEnt products. In 2016 the company inked a total of 45 new customer agreement and saw 34 new customer casinos being launched.

Chief Executive of NetEnt Per Eriksson commented:  “2016 was another exciting year for NetEnt with new record levels in revenues, earnings and cash flow. The fourth quarter developed well – revenues increased by 23.9% and the operating margin improved to 39%.”

“Great Britain continues to offer great growth potential for us and in December, it became our largest geographical market for the first time. Looking ahead in 2017, we see conditions for continued solid growth, supported by a strong pipeline of new games, UK, mobile, new customers to launch as well as our expansion in North America.”

NetEnt obtains Planet of the Apes licence agreement

Leading premium supplier of digitally distributed gaming systems NetEnt, has signed a contract with 20th Century Fox Consumer Products whereby gaining an exclusive licence to the Planet of the Apes film franchise for the purposes of online casino gaming.

The Planet of the Apes brand has over 50 years of legacy with this simian franchise being born from the novel La Planète des Singes written in 1963 by French author Pierre Boulle. It was later adapted into the 1968 film Planet of the Apes, which has launched the Planet of the Apes media franchise. Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) have been the two most recent releases and they have both been critical and commercial successes.

The agreement will cover the full Planet of the Apes multi-media brand which will be used for the first time in online casino gaming. The NetEnt Planet of the Apes slot is expected to create quite a stir with the film fans and players with its scheduled released in the second half of 2017.
NetEnt plans to create a game that will feature dazzling graphics and exclusive game mechanics bringing the power and excitement of the game to life.

Chief Product Officer of NetEnt Simon Hammon commented: “Planet of the Apes is one of the largest film franchises in the world never to have been applied to gaming before. With such a rich history, the brand resonates with everyone that has grown up with the films, and it will fit perfectly with NetEnt’s wide and diverse player base. We are thrilled to have signed the franchise, and can’t wait to offer the game to players later in the year.”

NetEnt Games Go Live with National Lottery Bulgaria

Leading online gaming solutions provider NetEnt has announced that its award-winning games are now live and available with National Lottery Bulgaria – the largest gaming operator in the country – marking yet another regulated market entry in Europe for NetEnt.

National Lottery Bulgaria has a strong position in the land-based gambling market, specifically within scratch-cards – the most common type of game in Bulgaria. Following a recent re-regulation in the country, the operator has now introduced an online casino offering for the first time, having NetEnt as exclusive partner.

Chief of European Market Operations and MD of NetEnt Malta Ltd., Enrico Bradamante, commented saying: “Expansion on regulated markets is an important part of our growth strategy and I am very pleased that our popular online games are now live and available in Bulgaria. We look forward to supporting National Lottery Bulgaria in growing their online casino business and I am convinced that their players will enjoy our entertaining premium games.”

Also commenting, National Lottery Bulgaria CEO, Milen Ganev, said: “As a market leader in Bulgaria, National Lottery is always delivering the best possible products to its customers. We recognize NetEnt as a stable partner, producing high quality games fitting perfectly into our gaming concept for entertainment. National Lottery Bulgaria’s customer base has over 2 million registered players and we hope that all of them will enjoy our new product.”

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