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Leading Portugal land-based casino operator set to expand operations to online space in partnership with NYX
Stockholm, June 15, 2016 – NYX Gaming Group Limited (TSX VENTURE: NYX) (“NYX Gaming Group”), a market leading content and technology supplier to lotteries, casinos and gaming operators across the globe, is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Solverde S.A., a leading land-based casino operator in Portugal. The agreement signifies Solverde's commitment to an integration of digital gaming content and player account management via NYX’s Open Platform System (OPS™).
Solverde is one of two major land-based casino operators in Portugal, with 5 physical casinos across the country. The signed agreement with NYX outlines their intention to expand their services to the online space, following a recent announcement by the Portuguese government to issue online gambling licenses.
In addition to the OPS integration, the deal will see market-leading slots and scratch card titles from NYX’s wholly owned subsidiary NextGen Gaming launch across Solverde sites. Popular games such as Foxin’ Wins, Jackpot Jester 50,000 and Merlin’s Millions Superbet will be available to players immediately upon launch in the soon-to-be regulated online market.
Solverde will also be one of the first operators to launch NYX BI™, a complete Business Intelligence solution which enables online casino operators to monitor and analyze player activity in real-time. Comprised of a powerful reporting engine and flexible alert system and built on an advanced Data Warehouse, the solution is capable of integrating multiple products and systems, achieving full Omni-channel coverage.
NYX EVP Business Development, David Flynn commented, “We are thrilled to be the chosen partner of Solverde as they expand into the online space. Through our OPS, they will be working with one of the world's most flexible gaming platforms and able to deliver players in Portugal a responsive, omni-channel experience that is custom to the Solverde brand."
"Solverde has chosen, after a thorough market consultation identifying the main players of the sector, NYX Gaming Group for their demonstrated capacity, quality of service presented and, above all, the client portfolio it already holds.", said Americo Loureiro, Director - Solverde
For more information, contact:
David Flynn, EVP Business Development
NYX Gaming Group
Américo Loureiro, Director
About NYX Gaming Group Limited
NYX Gaming Group Limited is a leading digital gaming provider headquartered in Las Vegas, USA with a staff of more than 1,100 employees based in 14 countries across Europe, North America, Asia, New Zealand and Australia. The Company provides one of the world’s largest portfolios of leading content and technology to some of the foremost gaming operators, lotteries and casinos across the globe. NYX also has one of the broadest distribution bases in the industry with over 200 unique customers and the widest portfolio of content available from their own global studios and broad partner network. The diversified game catalogue delivers content across web and mobile formats, focusing on Bingo, Casino, Lottery and Sportsbook verticals.
NYX’s Open Gaming System (OGS™) was recently named 2016 Platform of the Year in acknowledgement of its position as the industry’s market-leading gaming offering, which allows licensees to leverage the best-of-breed multi-vendor casino content from around the world.
NYX Gaming Group Limited is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol (TSXV: NYX).
About Solverde S.A.
Solverde – Sociedade de Investimentos Turísticos da Costa Verde S.A. – was founded in 1972 by Manuel de Oliveira Violas. Throughout more than 40 years of activity, the Group has focused on the tourism area, having twice been awarded the ‘Gold Tourism Merit Medal’ by the Portuguese government. Moreover, it has contributed dynamically to the development of sport, social, cultural and artistic activity of the regions where it operates. The focus on culture and entertainment has been one of Solverde’s most significant assets, a fact which makes its units a true stage for major national and international events and shows.
Solverde holds the gambling licence of the Casino Espinho, inaugurated in 1974, the three casinos in the Algarve – Vilamoura, Monte Gordo and Praia da Rocha, in operation since 1996 and the Hotel Casino Chaves, which opened in 2008.
In the hotel industry, the group led by Manuel and Celeste Violas owns the Hotel Apartmento Solverde in Espinho, Hotel Solverde Spa & Wellness Center, in Granja beach, the only five-star hotel in Greater Porto facing the sea and the Hotel Casino Chaves, a four-star hotel. In the Algarve, the company is present with the five-star resort Hotel Algarve Casino, the first casino-hotel in the country, located right in front of Praia da Rocha.