NetEnt, a Swedish online casino software company based in Stockholm, has enhanced its collaboration with Boston-based DraftKings. The move is in line with the developer’s plan to increase its footprint in the U.S.
In late August 2019, NetEnt premiered a wide selection of its table games and video slots with DraftKings in New Jersey. The expanded partnership will soon see NetEnt’s premium slots and table games delivered to the DraftKing’s burgeoning online casino in Pennsylvania.
The Swedish game developer has also entered an agreement to go live with DraftKings in West Virginia, as well as new jurisdictions as they come onboard with regulated online gaming.
NetEnt Entering All Regulated US Gaming Markets
NetEnt has a strategy in which it enters a new state as soon as the regulated market opens up. In September, the company partnered with GVC and BetMGM to launch in West Virginia. That agreement marked the first time NetEnt’s content was made available in West Virginia. The state-approved iGaming just a few months prior, on July 15, 2020.
Thanks to the agreement with DraftKings, players in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania will have access to a galaxy of popular slot game titles like Gonzo’s Quest, Divine Fortune, and Starburst, as well as other popular NetNet table games.
Boasting a portfolio of games known and love worldwide, NetEnt has quickly become a top supplier in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. NetEnt Americas LLC US was granted an iGaming license by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board in March 2019.
DraftKings is a Big Deal
NetEnt Vice President Commercial, Americas, Brian Kraft had this to say about the enhanced partnership, “DraftKings’ market presence and size make this launch among the most significant for us to date. We’re proud to enhance our relationship with such a renowned company and look forward to the continued success that we’ve achieved together thus far. We’re thrilled to have such a well-known operator by our side as we enter new jurisdictions.”
The latest agreement with DraftKings further enhances NetEnt’s reputation as a leader in the US market, as more states legalize online gaming.
While most are familiar with DraftKings as a sports betting operator, the company has recently branched out to take advantage of the iGaming market.
The DraftKings app is free to download on Google Play or the Apple Store. Moreover, this one app gives you access to real money Daily Fantasy Sports, the Sportsbook, and now, the DraftKings Casino.
NetEnt games are not the only ones you’ll find on the DraftKings Casino; the sports betting company has also partnered with Scientific Games OpenGaming Platform. The OpenGaming Platform populates the DraftKing’s Casino with thousands of high-quality, popular slot games.
Back in March, DraftKings also added the Gaming Realms catalog to its online casino. Gaming Realms owns the Slingo games, which are wildly popular in Britain.
There’s no doubt, DraftKings developing online casino has already surpassed many other well-established brands.
NetEnt Live Casino in Europe
Meanwhile, in Europe, NetEnt’s live casino games are now available to players with Svenska Spel Sport and Casino, Sweden’s biggest operator. Players can now enjoy Classic Roulette Studio, Perfect Blackjack, Blitz Blackjack five other games, increasing the company’s footprint in the live casino market.
A live casino is an HD online live stream hosted by a real person. You can play and bet in real-time on the casino games, as well as interact with the dealer and any other players.
What sets NetEnt live casino games apart is the easy-to-use interface in either landscape or portrait, and it’s available in 25 languages and currencies. It’s only a matter of time before NetEnt Live Casino makes its way to the Jersey Shore.