January 2020 — 888, one of the world’s most popular online gaming entertainment and solutions providers, has inked a deal with Inspired Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: INSE) to launch a wide range of online casino games across its 888casino estate. This new partnership allows 888casino players to enjoy a wide range of interactive games, virtual games, sports, lottery selections, and – of course – online casino games, including unique classics: like Centurion FreeSpins™, Super Hot Fruits™ and Book of the Irish®. Inspired Entertainment is a leading authority with multiple verticals including Server Based Gaming Systems, Interactive Gaming, and Virtual Gaming. 888casino was recently awarded Casino Operator of The Year 2019 at the EGR Awards in London, which recognized the business for high standards in online casino entertainment, technological innovation, and customer service excellence. With its brand-new Orbit platform and multiple software providers on board, 888casino is pursuing partnerships with the world’s finest gaming providers.
Inspired Entertainment features a wealth of digital content including globally regulated operations supporting sports betting, lottery games, and online casino games. The company currently operates 34,000 digital gaming terminals, and its virtual sports products are deployed on 100 websites and 40,000+ retail channels. Inspired Entertainment operates legal gambling services in 35 jurisdictions around the world, employing 650 people in the United Kingdom and beyond, with a focus on creating, developing, and operating online games and networks.
Guy Cohen, SVP of B2C at 888, said: ‘Inspired Entertainment is an industry-leading authority in multiple regulated markets and adds considerable value to 888casino players around the world. We look forward to featuring their games and interactive gaming solutions. 888casino players will love the games provided through this new partnership.’
Claire Osbourne, VP of Interactive Games at Inspired Entertainment, said: ‘We are delighted to launch our range of slot and casino games across the 888casino estate. Our games are very popular throughout Europe and we are sure they will be loved by 888 customers. North American growth is a key priority for Inspired and working with 888 in New Jersey and beyond is a major step in building our North American presence.’
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About 888 Holdings Plc:
• 888 Holdings Public Limited Company (888) is one of the world’s most popular online gaming entertainment and solutions providers. 888’s mission is to supply its customers with innovative and market-leading online gaming products, above all in a safe and secure environment.
• 888 has been at the forefront of the online gaming industry since its foundation in 1997, providing to players and B2B partners an always innovative and world-class online gaming experience. At the heart of 888’s business is its proprietary gaming technology and associated platforms.
• The Group is structured into two lines of business: B2C, under the 888 brands, and B2B, conducted through Dragonfish, which provides partners a leading platform through which to establish an online gaming presence and monetise their own brands.
• 888’s consumer facing websites offer more than just online gaming. They are entertainment destinations: places where people can enjoy a truly interactive experience and be part of an online community that shares common interests. 888’s strong and trusted brands are all accessible through 888.com
About Inspired Entertainment, Inc.
Inspired offers an expanding portfolio of content, technology, hardware and services for regulated gaming, betting, lottery, and leisure operators across retail and mobile channels around the world. The Company’s gaming, virtual sports, interactive and leisure products appeal to a wide variety of players, creating new opportunities for operators to grow their revenue. The Company operates in approximately 35 jurisdictions worldwide, supplying gaming systems with associated terminals and content for more than 58,000 gaming machines located in betting shops, pubs, gaming halls and other route operations; virtual sports products through more than 44,000 retail channels; digital games for 100+ websites; and a variety of amusement entertainment solutions with a total installed base of more than 19,000 devices. Additional information can be found at www.inseinc.com.
Forward Looking Statements
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Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other important factors, many of which are outside of Inspired’s control and all of which could cause actual results to differ materially from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements. Accordingly, forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing Inspired’s views as of any subsequent date, and Inspired does not undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date they were made, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law. You are advised to review carefully the “Risk Factors” section of Inspired’s annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2018 and in Inspired’s subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, which are available, free of charge, on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s website at www.sec.gov.