G.Games Signs New Four-Year Deal With Light & Wonder’s OPENGAMING™ Entertainment Platform
Long-term agreement enhances industry’s leading casino ecosystem with fresh video game-inspired content
LAS VEGAS – October 5, 2022 – Light & Wonder, Inc. (NASDAQ: LNW) (“Light & Wonder,” “L&W” or the “Company”) has struck a renewed four-year deal with its existing OPENGAMING partner G Gaming Ltd (trading as G Games), enabling the innovative supplier to enter new markets as the content aggregation platform continues to expand its international reach.
The agreement will see Light & Wonder’s global operator network continuing to gain access to the growing G catalogue, which includes video game-inspired slots that have performed impressively across the OpenGaming platform.
London-based G Games has a varied portfolio of casino content that is growing at an impressive rate - recently winning “Slot Catalogue’s” independent award for game developer of the year. Its range includes modern and classic slots, table games and lottery-based titles, while its ambitious future plans include bringing multi-player elements from video games across to real-money gaming, all of which include responsible gaming tools.
The studio’s top-ranked titles include the “Deluxe” range – especially “Cheeky Fruits™” and “Clover Rainbow™” - as well as the popular “Elite of Evil™” and “Psycho Candies™” titles. Its lottery offering, served to The World Lottery Association members across the world, range from multi-win scratch-cards to high-innovation skill games such as “Retro Solitaire™”.
The long-term agreement secures access to G Games existing and future releases, further enhancing the OpenGaming platform as the world’s leading digital casino ecosystem.
Steve Mayes, Digital Partnerships Director at Light & Wonder, said: “G Games has built a deserved reputation for building games that are highly polished and packed with features, performing strongly on our OpenGaming platform.”
“The extension of our partnership is great news for our partners, particularly given the exciting plans the studio has in place to provide multi-player content of the sort the industry is crying out for.”
Helen Walton, CCO of G Games, said: “Light & Wonder were one of our earliest supporters and since those early days, we have built a strong relationship. Its OpenGaming platform has helped to deliver our content to operators and players all over the world.”
“The new long-term agreement provides us with a strong footing to continue rolling out a wide range of innovative, engaging content to multiple markets through the world’s biggest gaming brands.”
The OpenGaming ecosystem delivers more than 3,500 games from a global network of in-house and third-party game studios with unrivalled ease of integration that is robust and secure. All games available through OpenGaming are supported with a comprehensive range of responsible gambling tools, helping to deliver a safe and enjoyable gaming experience for players.
About Light & Wonder, Inc.
Light & Wonder, Inc. (formerly known as Scientific Games Corporation), is the global leader in cross-platform games and entertainment. Light & Wonder brings together approximately 6,000 employees from six continents to connect content between land-based and digital channels with unmatched technology and distribution. Guided by a culture that values daring teamwork and creativity, the Company builds new worlds of play, developing game experiences loved by players around the globe. Its OpenGaming™ platform powers the largest digital-gaming network in the industry. The Company is committed to the highest standards of integrity, from promoting player responsibility to implementing sustainable practices. To learn more, visit lnw.com.
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