November 28, 2019 3 min read


MGA Awards: Slot Game of the Year Goes to Wazdan’s Larry the Leprechaun

Wazdan won the Slot Game of the Year Award for its prominent release Larry the Leprechaun at the highlight event of Malta Gaming Week – Malta Gaming Awards. The ceremony took place on the 26 of November at one of Malta’s biggest venues – the Hilton hotel.

High Payouts and Stunning Graphics

The category, Slot Game of the Year, looked into all the latest slots to see and the criteria for winning the prize included “offers the best odds and highest payouts, with high stakes jackpots and engaging narratives that show off beautiful graphics and attention to detail. From classic games to modern twists, these will appease even the pickiest player.”

Larry the Leprechaun is teasing players with a pot of gold, enchanted forest and hidden treasures at the end of the rainbow. The game features the unusual 4×4 reels and offers features, such as free spins, the Leprechaun’s Bonus Spins, a Magic Sack bonus game, wilds and block symbols. The game’s bets include 10 coins with a value from $1 to $10, allowing the total to change as well, between $10 and $100.

With Celtic style stunning graphics, pints of dark beer and leprechauns, Wazdan received an absolutely deserved recognition. In addition, Wazdan is making an exhibition at stand G8 at SiGMA event this week. Attendees are able to have a glimpse of the forthcoming activities of the slot producer.

“Throughout the creation of Larry the Leprechaun, we knew that this slot game was special. Our team poured their hearts into creating a high stakes slot with an engaging narrative and all the Wazdan features our players and operators expect. To be awarded Slot Game of the Year by the MGA Awards means a lot to our team and our partners. We are humbled and thrilled, and want to thank everyone responsible for bringing Larry the Leprechaun to life, as well as to our players and partners for supporting the game,” said Andrzej Hyla, Head of Sales at Wazd

Wazdan Announces Partnership with Betclic

Last week, Wazdan announced it is teaming up with Betclic group to release Wazdan games on Betclic and Expekt casino brands. Under the agreement, Wazdan will be expanding into new markets – MGA and Sweden. 9 Lions, Larry the Leprechaun, Magic Stars 3 and Juicy Reels are one of the games that will go live once the partnership enters into effect.

Andrzej Hyla, Head of Sales at Wazdan said: “We at Wazdan are thrilled to partner with Betclic Group, an organisation well aligned to us and our pursuit to push the limits of gaming, and offer our players experiences that are unlike anything they have seen before. We are proud to be recognised for our quality games, and we look forward to a long and prosperous relationship with each of the Betclic Group brands”


Simon is a freelance writer who specializes in gambling news and has been an author in the poker/casino scene for 10+ years. He brings valuable knowledge to the team and a different perspective, especially as a casual casino player.

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