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    Gaming Realms signs Monopoly licensing agreement with SG Digital

    Gaming Realms signs Monopoly licensing agreement with SG Digital

    Author Mathias Jensen Published Published 21/01-2019

    Gaming Realms has been busy recently. Back in May the online casino games developer signed a licensing deal with Sony Pictures Television. Now, the company has announced it has signed a similar arrangement with the SG Digital subsidiary of the American lottery and gaming machines innovator, Scientific Games Corporation.

    Gains in Board Games

    In a press release put out on Monday, the London-based firm explained that the deal has seen it secure the rights to produce a real-money iGaming title based around Monopoly. This is an immensely popular title produced by Hasbro Incorporated and it could prove fruitful.

    Slingo Monopoly coming

    Gaming Realms explained that the three-year alliance means that it will soon get to work on releasing a Slingo Monopoly-branded title before 2019 is over. This game will be released via business-to-business and business-to-consumer channels. The company explained that SG Digital holds ‘the Monopoly brand rights for the online gaming space’ and then went on to explain the game will be made available “through its distribution channel of operators and third-party sites.”

    ‘World-renowned’ brand

    Patrick Southon is the Chief Executive Officer for Gaming Realms. He expressed that this was “a really exciting moment” and explained that his company was excited to begin developing a game that uses “the world-renowned Monopoly brand.”

    In a full statement, Southon said:

    “We continuously look to develop new concepts and offer players an expansive and engaging range of games and believe that Slingo Monopoly will offer just that. We are now focused on the development of the game and look forward to announcing the worldwide launch early this year.”

    ‘New spin’ for a classic

    Tom Wood is the Chief Creative Officer for SG Digital and he explained that “the timeless Monopoly brand has proven immensely successful in the online space”. He also said that he was “delighted” with the partnership and looked forward to releasing an “innovative new spin on the classic board game.”

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