PokerStars Pens Partnership Deal with IGT

Publish: 02.05.2017

International Game Technology (IGT) is a gaming company which produces slot machines and relevant gaming technology, considered to be one of the bigger names in the online casino industry.

The London-based company with offices in Rome, Providence and Las Vegas boasts decades of experience in content creation, development and deployment whereas the newly-signed content partnership with PokerStars is bound to increase its presence on the global stage.

PokerStars is the largest online poker cardroom in the world, owned by Canada-based gaming company Amaya, and a company which serves a worldwide audience since 2003. Acquired by Amaya Inc. back in 2014, PokerStars has been making big steps towards positioning itself as an undisputed leader in online poker, whereas the IGT content deal is eyed as another step forward.

Content Distribution Agreement

International Game Technology has this week penned the contract with Amaya-owned poker cardroom to provide content to PokerStars Casino, which will now gain access to the IGR Remote Game Server RGS and its numerous features.

The RGS server boasts an extensive game library which consists of more than 100 titles, including the highly popular ones such as – Golden Goddess, Cleopatra and Wheel of Fortune.

Gianluca Ballocci, vice-president commercial for interactive sales and B2C operations at IGT, said:

“The RGS contains a vast library of new and proven slot games and features that ignite player excitement and engagement in markets around the world. PokerStars Casino can entertain its player base with the most robust and time-tested slot content library in the industry.”

Under the content distribution agreement, PokerStars will spread the IGT casino content in a large number of regulated jurisdictions.

“Expanding our content library to include industry-leading games from IGT’s RGS is a testament to PokerStars’ ongoing commitment to offering our players the most compelling online gaming experiences,” PokerStars Casino director of operations Bo Wanghammar said.