Light & Wonder Premium Live Dealer by Authentic Gaming Goes Live with BetRivers in Landmark U.S. Launch
Seven new live dealer experiences now at Rush Street Interactive’s BetRivers in Michigan
LAS VEGAS – October 9th, 2023: Light & Wonder, Inc. (NASDAQ and ASX: LNW) (together with its subsidiaries, “Light & Wonder,” “L&W” or the “Company”) has gone live with Premium Live Dealer by Authentic Gaming in the United States for the first time, presenting players at Rush Street Interactive Inc.’s (NYSE: RSI) (“RSI”) brand, BetRivers in Michigan, with new worlds of play.
All the live dealer games are delivered from Authentic Gaming’s newly built, state of the art, Michigan studio that accommodates an extensive networked live gaming floor as well as space for bespoke environments for individual operators.
Five games have been made available at launch, all streamed live from Authentic Gaming’s bespoke live casino studio in the Great Lake State. BetRivers players can enjoy a Premium Blackjack experience, as well as STADIUM BLACKJACK®, PREMIUM ROULETTE, PREMIUM BACCARAT and ALL MICHIGAN AUTO ROULETTE ™ with further releases in the pipeline.
Premium game features include Make It Your Own, Side Bet Library, SHUFFLESTAR® and Pay Me Now.
The launch of Authentic Gaming’s live dealer solution in the U.S. is a significant milestone in the evolution of online casino in the country, with players benefiting from a highly customized and ultra-localized experience.
Light & Wonder Premium Live Dealer by Authentic Gaming provides innovative table games to some of the world’s leading operators, presenting a wide selection of game types to its partners.
Jonas Delin, Founder of Authentic Gaming, said: “We have worked incredibly hard to create a studio and live product that we believe will have a major impact on the online casino market across the United States. It is fantastic to have reached the stage where we are able to go live with the product through the industry leading online casino portfolio at BetRivers in Michigan.
“Ours is a premium, bespoke offering that we believe will resonate strongly with players across the U.S. and this launch represents a key stage in our growth journey.”
Richard Schwartz, Chief Executive Officer, at Rush Street Interactive, said: “We believe in creating next-level experiences for our players and Light & Wonder Premium Live Dealer by Authentic Gaming certainly fits the bill.
“Authentic Gaming has created a compelling array of content that speaks directly to the preferences of players in Michigan and this is a partnership we believe will prove to be highly successful going forward.”
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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