European slots powerhouse, Pragmatic Play, is making further in roads into the Ontario gaming market by teaming up with licensed casino and sports operator, NorthStar Gaming.
NorthStar Gaming’s casino website, NorthStar Bets will now feature the full suite of Pragmatic Play games including classics like Sweet Bonanza, Sugar Rush and Big Bass Splash, as well as new slots like Towering Fortunes and Release the Kraken 2.
The studio at Pragmatic Play currently average around 7 online slot releases each month, making them amongst the most prolific globally and matching up with rivals NetEnt and Play n Go for output.
NorthStar Bets is a unique gambling experience that utilises content provided by one of the region’s biggest local newspapers, the Toronto Star, to offer sports betting tips and real time data to allow bettors to get more out of their gambling experience.
The NorthStar Bets website and gambling app have been live in Ontario since May 2022, operating under license from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) which has been overseeing the newly regulated market since April.
This deal follows other made by Pragmatic Play with Ontario-licensed operators including Bet365 and 500 Casino.
Irina Cornides, Chief Operating Officer for Pragmatic Play, commented on the new deal:
“We’re delighted to partner with NorthStar Gaming and to add to NorthStar Bets’ online casino offering with our award-winning slots.
“The NorthStar team has a strong vision of what they can achieve in the growing Canadian market, and we’re excited to deliver our content within the immersive NorthStar Bets online casino for slots fans to enjoy.”
And on their side, NorthStar Gaming are clearly delighted to be welcoming a huge name in online casino development onto their platform.
Michael Moskowtiz, Chief Executive Officer and founding partner, said: “Pragmatic Play’s award-winning slot portfolio provides NorthStar Bets with content that is proven to be a huge success in multiple markets globally. We’re excited to provide our players with an immersive and content driven gaming experience that also features some of the most popular slots.”