FanDuel Selects Evolution to Expand Live Casino Offering in the US

After entering Colombian market as the first live casino provider on October 30th, Evolution has announced a new strategic agreement with the FanDuel Group, a New York City headquartered gaming company with premium daily fantasy sports products.

The provider of leading live casino solutions is now ready to offer an entire gaming suite to customers in the US, allowing FanDuel to significantly expand its offering in the market.

As reported, Evolution will start distributing its live casino products from Pennsylvania studio. In addition, FanDuel is set to complement its existing live games line-up in New Jersey with Ezugi as well, whose ownership was transferred by Evolution back in January 2019.

Ideally Positioned to Lead

As already mentioned, Evolution has recently launched its leading gaming products in the newly regulated Colombian online gaming market. In doing so, the acclaimed supplier became first live casino distributor in Colombia.

Apart from integrating the provider’s extensive live casino portfolio, operator Zamba has also included an extensive range of casino classics, game shows and Spanish-speaking live dealer tables. On a side note, this brand is a joint venture between Vicca Group and GAMING1, another reputable international online platform provider.

FanDuel has also been very busy in the previous period, and the group signed several exclusive deals to fortify its presence on the global iGaming market. Throughout September and October, the sports betting company entered into an agreement with Boyd Gaming, Turner Sports, Twin River Worldwide Holdings plc. and Memphis Grizzlies, a basketball team from Tennessee.

In regard to to the latest arrangement, Jesse Chemtob, GM of casino at FanDuel Group, said:

“We’re really excited to offer our loyal customers more Live Casino games. We see Live Casino as a key driver for continued online casino market growth in the US and FanDuel will now have access to Evolution’s entire Live Casino portfolio.”

His colleague, chief executive officer in Malta and chief commercial officer at the company, Johan Nordstrom, commented:

“Late last year we signed a landmark deal with Flutter Entertainment brands Paddy Power and Betfair. Now we are delighted to be working with another Flutter brand, FanDuel, in the fast-growing US market.”

Double Award Victory

Meanwhile, it is also relevant to mention that Evolution has been named Digital Industry Supplier of the Year at the Global Gaming Awards as well as Casino Content Supplier of the Year at the EGR Italy Awards.

The leading provider competed against nine other shortlisted companies and walked away with a reward that glorifies digital gaming efforts for the future, capable of providing operators with the necessary tools to advance in the online gaming sector.

Chief product officer, Todd Haushalter said about this magnificent achievement:

“We are incredibly honoured to win these two awards on the same evening! 2020 has been an extremely busy and challenging year at the same time. Our aim is to make games that players love and this year has been no exception. We have expanded our diverse range of Live games and game shows even further, releasing a record 12 titles, we have launched a state-of-the-art studio in Pennsylvania and we have rebranded.”

On October 16th, the group has also signed a content agreement with Wynn Sports Interactive for the supply of Live Casino content and services in the US market.

Source:

“Evolution Live Casino Selected by Fanduel Group to Expand its US Casino Offering”, evolution.com, November 4th, 2020.

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