BlockChain Innovations Corp., a Las Vegas and Toronto-based international blockchain technology provider serving the regulated gaming industry, acquired The Games Company, a UK-based provider of online casino games.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
Leveraging BCI’s blockchain technology, TGC products will allow players to ensure and verify game fairness.
Founded by Hans Winkelmann and Ian Matthews, The Games Company is an independent casino games development company (licensed by the United Kingdom Gambling Commission and Alderney Gambling Control Commission) with a development team based in Portugal, which creates HTML5 casino games for desktop and mobile.
The games are available across online casino operators and government lotteries, such as Bet Victor, William Hill and Loto Quebec. The products – including Hippie Chicks, Cash Cowboy, and Lucky 8 Keno – feature a freespin promotion engine, offer multi-currency wagering including cryptocurrencies, and are available in 30+ languages. Currently, they are available in Canada, the UK, and markets served from Gibraltar. Several 1H 2019 launches out of Malta are also scheduled.
Commenting on the deal, Winkelmann said: “Joining the BCI family expands BCI’s product portfolio, delivers TGC’s games into new markets and on revolutionary technology. By supplying our game content and other product features via BCI’s technology we can then address cryptocurrency players and the nascent Bitcoin market that has over 22 million wallets and a market cap exceeding $60 billion USD.”
Led by CEO Matt Stafford, BlockChain Innovations develops blockchain technology solutions for public and private real-money wagering and peer-to-peer gaming companies globally. The company’s platform, payments, and sportsbook solutions along with casino content run on its own blockchain technology for provably fair gaming and a frictionless wagering environment with deposit-less wagering, instant confirmations and instant deposits for winning bets. You can visit FreeBetInfo.com online bookies for the best betting offers in 2020.
Commenting on the acquisition, Stafford said, “We are excited to acquire The Games Company. In addition to their proven success in the market, strong product roadmap, talented management and staff, and cryptocurrency friendliness; integrating BCI’s technology with TGC’s casino content will allow us to showcase other examples of blockchain applications in the casino content vertical. By adding TGC’s suite of casino content to BCI’s sportsbook, platform, and payments solution, it further establishes BCI as a full-product suite B2B gaming platform supplier with all the advantages of running on blockchain technology.”