Evolution Gaming opens new studio in Canada

Published by CasinoTopsOnline on April 5, 2017 in Industry News

Evolution Gaming in CanadaEvolution Gaming, one of the largest providers of live casino games in the world is stepping out of Europe for the first time with a new studio.

The launch of the new venture into the Metro Vancouver area will be the 8th facility by Evolution Gaming.

Working together with PlayNow.com, an online gambling site which offers its service to those living in British Columbia, Evolution will be expanding into Canada before the end of 2017.

New to Canadian market

Evolution has signed a 5-year deal with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (known as the BCLC) to bring live casino games to the popular PlayNow website. 

“Entering the Canadian market with BCLC signifies a huge breakthrough, outside of our European operations,” said Martin Carlesund, Evolution Chief Executive on the move. “This latest expansion consolidates Evolution’s position as global leader in the B2B live casino market; this delivery further highlights our ability to provide solutions that meet the most stringent requirements of regulated markets.”

Live casino games

Once the Evolution Gaming aspect of PlayNow.com launches at the end of 2017, there will be a number of live casino games on offer. A minimum of 10 online games will be available to play which include Live Blackjack, Live Baccarat, and Live Roulette.

Vice-president of iGaming at the BCLC, Monica Bohm, commented on the news: “We are delighted to enter into this agreement with Evolution, to bring the thrill of live, interactive casino gaming to our online players.”

“New and innovative products like live casino will help BCLC continue to deliver the very best in gambling entertainment to our players while benefiting communities across British Columbia,” continued Bohm.

The new Live Casino games will be ready to play on desktop computers, tablets, and mobile phones with an internet connection.

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