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Playtech launches Casino software with BetMGM in US

| By Aaron Noy

Playtech, the world’s leading gambling technology company, has announced the roll-out of its casino software in New Jersey across BetMGM’s gaming network for the first time. Under the agreement, Playtech will provide its industry leading casino software to BetMGM Casino, Borgata Online and PartyCasino NJ. BetMGM is the joint venture created by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and GVC Holdings (LSE: GVC).

Commenting on th  news, Shimon Akad, Playtech COO, said: “We are delighted to launch with leading operator BetMGM in New Jersey. This is the exciting first step in our partnership which will see us launch in further states with BetMGM across its industry-leading portfolio of brands as it expands on its US leadership. Starting in New Jersey, for the first time our award-winning casino offering is now available across BetMGM, Borgata Online and PartyCasino NJ. This strategic deal demonstrates the strength of Playtech’s US proposition and the appeal of our gaming offering in the region as we continue to launch our pipeline of new US licensees.”

Matthew Sunderland, BetMGM VP of Gaming, said: “Our online casino customers in New Jersey will now be able to enjoy casino games from one of the world’s leading suppliers of gambling software. This launch continues to build on our current leadership position in gaming in New Jersey and we look forward to continue collaborating with Playtech as more states in the US legalise online casino gaming.”

The launch demonstrates another significant step in Playtech’s growth in the US market and operational momentum will see the company expand into more states in the near future.