Playgon Live Games In South African

‘The prestigious Canadian brand Playgon enters South African live casino market. Is the South Africa live casino market beginning to take off?’ (Photo by Tim Johnson on Unsplash)

Intelligent Gaming Ltd now uses Playgon’s Live Casino suite of games for online and mobile casino gaming in South Africa. IGL Intelligent Gaming (PTY) Ltd. Got the formal approval from South African regulators and the required letter of certification. In turn, they contracted Playgon Game’s live dealer platform and board approval from the S granting approval under their manufacturer’s license for the South African Market. The lucrative South Africa market is estimated to be worth 2.9billion dollars annually and is set to grow year on year by 6% or more.

IGL is an aggregator of content for South Africa casinos, and one of the first casinos to use this new offering will be Supabets.

Supabets to be one of the First to Use the Supplier

Supabets, is regulated and licensed by the Mpumalanga Gambling Board and one of the top sports betting and casino brands in Africa with market share in South Africa and neighboring countries Nigeria, Zambia and Zimbabwe and more in the continent. So, with their brand and customer base, they are set to give a lot of awareness to the new games.

Playgon Games was founded in 2017 out of a tiny studio in Canada and after some corporate action was acquired by Global Daily Fantasy Sports in 2019. After the takeover, the corporate entity rebranded to Polygon and are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange Playgon Games Inc. with the cool ticker DEAL.

Playgon will supply its Vegas Lounge® suite of mobile live dealer casino games, which give a good player experience because of fast functionality and game features and is optimized for mobile play with small screens and 1 handed play.  Their current portfolio of products includes E-Table games, Daily Fantasy Sports and this Live Dealer suite of games which allow them to offer casino operators a turnkey solution for b2b supply of games.

What They are Saying

CEO of Playgon Games, Darcy Krogh, feels this is a huge opportunity for such a large market and is sure that players there will enjoy the innovation and user experience from their games. He claimed the games have been developed with mobiles in mind to give the best experience and because mobile gaming is the growth area. He hopes for significant market revenue and a close working relationship with the IGL team and their casino operators.

CEO of Intelligent Gaming Ltd. Marc Plaxton-Harrison was quoted as saying he was delighted with the partnership with Playgon Games and that their Vegas Lounge® premium suite of live dealer casino games and mobile technology would be very exciting for the market. He hoped that his base of casino operators would appreciate the cutting-edge technology that IGL were able to bring to them and their customers.

The Potential for the Market

In South Africa, Casino games make up 72% of the market share from gaming and its population enjoy a flutter, apparently, 1 in 10 South Africans gamble online so as a market for Playgon and IGL it’s a strong market and one that should be very lucrative.

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