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Yggdrasil awarded U.K. licenses

27 Dec 2015

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Yggdrasil Gaming has been awarded the licenses required by the UK Gambling Commission to offer its proprietary gaming platform and games to British residents, as the fast-growing supplier seeks to capitalize on a game-changing year.

Yggdrasil, which has offices in Malta and Poland, has signed a whole host of leading operators around Europe and its rapidly expanding games catalog has been performing excellently with partner operators.

"This is a hugely exciting next phase in our development," said Fredrik Elmqvist, CEO of Yggdrasil. "The U.K. is a very important market and thanks to the way our games are performing, we've already received six signed clients and a great deal of interest.

"I actually believe that the U.K. slots market will develop like some Nordic markets have done over the past seven years. Quality and mobile will drive the U.K. slots market forward and we're looking forward to being an active part of that."

"We have already certified games and platform according to U.K. remote technical standards," said Yggdrasil Head of Legal and Compliance Mario Petraglia. "We fully appreciate the efforts the UK Gambling Commission puts in balancing the need to protect players with the latest technological developments and an industry striving for innovation.

"We look forward to a long standing co-operation with the UK Gambling Commission for the mutual goal of offering exciting and safe entertainment to British players."

Yggdrasil's portfolio contains a wide range of popular casino games, including Chibeasties, Cyrus the Virus, Cazino Zeppelin, Jokerizer, Winterberries, Reef Run, The Dark Joker Rizes, Vikings Go Wild, Joker Millions Progressive, Holmes and the Stolen Stones, Doubles and Nirvana.

Yggdrasil was awarded software rising star at the EGR B2B Awards in May, the most high profile awards in the betting and gaming industry.
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