Malta-based Red Rake Gaming has signed a deal with 888 Holdings to provide its online gaming solutions to 888 Casino. The online casino content studio, with offices in both Spain and Malta, portfolio of vibrant casino games will populate the 888 platforms, helping to realize the gaming studio’s global ambitions.
Guy Cohen, Senior Vice President and head of B2C at 888 Holdings, said, “We’re thrilled with the opportunity for a robust partnership with Red Rake Gaming. At 888, we’re focused on offering our players a wide portfolio of entertaining and engaging content. Adding Red Rake’s premium iGaming portfolio to our casino only strengthens our diverse assortment of game titles, enabling our players to enjoy a unique 888casino experience.”
The managing director for Red Rake Malta, Nick Barr, commented, “We’re very excited that such a highly esteemed operator such as 888 Casino, has chosen Red Rake Gaming to further enhance its offering to its customers. The partnership only affirms our reliable delivery of feature-rich games that appeal to players all over the world. We look forward to providing 888Casino players with everything we have to offer.”
About Red Rake Gaming
Founded in 2011, Red Rake is a small gaming studio, employing 40 talented individuals. Red Rake casino games made their debut on social media sites, but by 2015, the company had expanded to offer its games to real money casino operators and platforms as a B2B provider.
Red Rake not only produces casino games, but also provides their partners with back-end support; the Red Rake BackOffice provides partners with promotional materials and tools for every game, including free bonus rounds.
In addition to its presence in Europe, the Latin American market has also been a solid market for Red Rake games, and the company has been active in South America for several years. In July, Red Rake entered the regulated market in Colombia. The gaming studio made the move in response to its partner’s demand for its top-performing casino games in the Columbian market. Tred Rake also has a strong presence in Peru.
The latest partnership with 888 Casino will only bolster Red Rake’s foothold in the burgeoning US online casino market. The Maltese gaming studio only entered the US market a year ago, when it signed its first social casino deal in the US, providing free-to-play games to the Wind Creek Hospitality authority of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. The Wind Creek Hospitality Authority runs a variety of gaming venues in Nevada, Pennsylvania, Alabama, Aruba, and Curacao, offering online social casino games on the Wind Creek Casino website.
About 888 Casino
The 888 Casino is a division of 888 Holdings; the company is based in Gibraltar, and listed on the London Stock Exchange. 888 Holdings owns a variety of software solutions ranging from online gaming services including casino games, poker, sports betting, and bingo.
Originally named Casino-on-Net, 888 Casino first launched in 1997 in Europe. The company was founded by brothers Avi and Aaron Shaked and partners Shay and Ron Ben-Yitzhaq, also brothers.
Up until 2013, 888 primarily operated in Europe; in fact, In 2015, Gaming Intelligence magazine called the 888 Casino “the only truly pan-European casino.”
However, as online gambling became legal in the United States, 888 entered the US market. The company first partnered with Avenue Capital Group to create the first legal US online poker network. In 2015, 888 Casino launched three online casinos in Delaware and one in Nevada.
In 2018, 888 expanded its US online poker footprint by acquiring the All American Poker Network. Today, 888 is one of the best known online gambling brands in the United States.
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