Evolution Gaming Signs Partnership with PointsBet US
Evolution Gaming, the renowned provider of Live Casino solutions, has signed a partnership with PointsBet, the leading global sportsbook operator, to roll out its live services in the US online gambling market.
The sportsbook was originally founded in Australia, and currently operates in New Jersey, Indiana, and Iowa, offering online and land-based sports betting. It made its debut in the US market back in July 2018 after receiving a commercial license to operate as an online corporate bookmaker in NJ. After launching in the US, PointsBet has left a national footprint in the market, signing partnerships with operators from multiple states.
Evolution’s first US Live Casino was opened in Atlantic City in August 2018. The developer, which also recently introduced its new instant roulette, is building a new studio in Pennsylvania and it is scheduled to go live in the second half of 2020. A construction of a third studio is underway in Michigan, set to go live in 2021.
Commenting on the partnership, Seth Young, Chief Innovation Officer at PointsBet, stated: “We are thrilled to partner with Evolution Gaming to launch Live Casino technology in US jurisdictions, where we plan to offer our proprietary online casino platform. The addition of Evolution Live Casino extends the appeal of PointsBet’s premium product in the rapidly growing US market.”
Officials from Evolution Gaming say that their portfolio offers a rich mix of live casino games, classic table games, online Poker variants that are very popular with players in the United States.
Sebastian Johannisson, Chief Commercial Officer, said: “Evolution’s Live Casino portfolio offers PointsBet a rich mix of world-leading online Live Casino games including classic table games, online Poker variants that are big favourites with US players, and our new generation of award-winning, record-breaking game show games. In addition, PointsBet will have the option of exclusively branded dedicated tables and environments, should they require these.”
About the Developer
Evolution was founded in 2006 and it immediately had an impact on the European live dealer platforms. It has has been growing ever since and has signed deals with a lot of companies and made new partners including 888 Casino, Betclic, Betsson and a lot more prominent companies.
As far as games go, it offers Live Roulette, Lightning Roulette, Live Blackjack, Infinite Blackjack, Live Casino Hold’em and a lot more games.
Its offering includes live casino games with real, professional dealers, made in the state-of-the-art studios in Latvia and Malta. All of its releases are available on desktops, tablets and smartphones.
Source: “Evolution Selected for PointsBet US Live Casino Rollout”. Evolution Gaming. August 13, 2020.