Czech online gambling content contract for Yggdrasil

News on 13 Aug 2018

Online gambling content developer Yggdrasil Gaming is to enter the Czech market for the first time following a content contract signed with top Cezch operator Tipsport.

Tipsport is the country’s largest betting and gaming brand, with more than 1,000 retail outlets and a rapidly growing online offering that will now feature some of Yggdrasil’s slot games, including latest releases Vikings Go To Hell and Tut’s Twister.

The leading Czech operator will also use Yggdrasil’s unique in-game promotional tool BOOST that enhances player experience via in-game tournaments, cash races and missions.

Yggdrasil games are expected to go live in the Czech Republic with Tipsport in the coming months, in full compliance with the Czech Republic’s requirements, the company announced in a statement Monday.

The Czech Republic’s online regulated market came into force on 1st January 2017, following the introduction of a new Gambling Act. The market generated Euro 1.58 billion in gross win in 2017 with online contributing  Euro 380 million of that total, according to H2 Gambling Capital data.

Fredrik Elmqvist, CEO, Yggdrasil, said: “As part of our long-term strategy we are committed to expanding our regulated market footprint. If we feel an environment is right for our leading games and promotional tools, then we will enter it with the best possible partners. We’re exctited to be going live with Tipsport and fostering a long-term partnership.”

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