NetEnt Signs First Deal to Offer Online Slots to Pennsylvania Players
One of the leading software developers NetEnt has signed the first deal which will enable them to provide their online slots to Pennsylvania players. The customer agreement has been signed with Penn Online Entertainment, a subsidiary of Penn National Gaming’s Penn Interactive Ventures. Penn National Gaming is the biggest North America’s regional gaming operator.
Entering New Regulated Online Casino Market
After applying for a licence to the Pennsylvania gaming authority, NetEnt is getting ready to enter the new regulated market. The deal marks NetEnt’s first customer signing for Pennsylvania and is an important step in their growth strategy in North America, says Erik Nyman, Managing Director NetEnt Americas LLC.
“I look forward to our collaboration with Penn National and believe that our entertaining online games will be much appreciated by players in Pennsylvania,” adds Nyman.
One of the online casinos that will offer NetEnt games to customers is HollywoodCasino.com.
“We are pleased to offer NetEnt’s portfolio of online games to our customers and look forward to partnering with NetEnt to launch online gaming in Pennsylvania,” says Chris Sheffield, Managing Director of Penn Interactive Ventures and Senior Vice President of Penn National Gaming.
Earlier this month, NetEnt signed a deal with gaming operator Churchill Downs to offer their slot machines to the regulated New Jersey market.
About Penn National Gaming
Penn National Gaming operates a total of 40 casinos and racetracks across the US. Its online gaming arm, Penn Interactive Ventures, is dedicated to providing players with a high-quality online gaming experience through creative outreach, innovative product design and world-class engineering.
Besides HollywoodCasino.com, the company also operates Viva Slots and HollywoodRaces.com. The gambling sites offer over 100 online Vegas-style slots available on desktop and mobile devices and easy wagering on horse racing on the web.
Another gaming company Penn National Gaming has signed a deal with is IGT. According to the five-year deal signed by the Penn Online Entertainment division and the UK-based developer, the gambling site HollywoodCasino.com will run on the IGT PlayDigital’s platform that includes a full suite of gaming products and services.