October 7, 2020 2 min read


Gaming Realms Taps NetEnt Expertise to Build Slingo Games

After inking a multi-year partnership with NetEnt, Gaming Realms will be creating new gaming content that combines the classic features of NetEnt’s Starburst with the popular Slingo grid mechanic. The new game is expected to launch worldwide in 2021.

Gaming Realms and NetEnt Signed Multi-Year Partnership

Wednesday, October 7, the mobile gaming content developer Gaming Realms plc announced a multi-year partnership with the colossus NetEnt. Under the partnership, Gaming Realms will receive the right to license the most popular slot game by NetEnt of all times – Starburst. The company is going to create a new game that combines the classic features of Starburst with the popular Slingo grid mechanic. The new hit Slingo Starburst will emerge on the online Real Money Gaming market. Furthermore, the game is going to be available for download worldwide and is expected to launch in 2021.

The stars truly aligned in the signing of this new deal, and we can’t wait to see what players make of this exciting collaboration,”

-Gaming Realms

In a statement, the Chief Financial Officer of Gaming Realms, Mark Segal said that the company is thrilled to have secured the licensing rights to the Starburst brand. He outlined that the legendary slot game has already dominated the gaming industry for multiple years. “We’re confident that fans of Slingo and Starburst will enjoy our new collaboration, which will bring together the best features of both brands,” concluded Segal.

NetEnt Widens the Reach of Its Portfolio

According to Andy Whitworth, Chief Commercial Officer at NetEnt, the partnership is a vital part of the company’s strategy to widen the reach of its portfolio and build brand awareness in new markets. He added: “Gaming Realms has an extraordinary reach among Slingo fans, especially in the US.” Whitworth said that the company is certain that result of the collaboration with Gaming Realms will be great games.

Keeping in mind the recent deal, we cannot miss saying that NetEnt is undoubtedly a leader in providing gaming solutions to online casino operators. Over 20 years, the company has rolled out more than 200 iconic games. With the recent deal, NetEnt clearly continues to grow. Only recently, last week, the operator rolled out its portfolio for Svenska Spel. Prior to that deal, the company signed another key partnership with Scientific Games. Under the partnership, iGaming content by NetEnt will be distributed through the OpenGaming platform by SG.  


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