LAS VEGAS, March 21, 2016 /CNW/ - (TSXV: NYX) - NYX Gaming Group is pleased to announce the launch of their slot games on PokerStars in New Jersey today, Monday, March 21, 2016. It is the first in a series of planned releases which will provide PokerStars customers in New Jersey with access to a wealth of market leading slot games from NYX's proprietary games studio NextGen.
NYX Gaming Group CEO, Matt Davey commented, "It's great to see PokerStars launching in New Jersey with over 20 titles from our studio NextGen. This is part of our six-year licensing agreement with Amaya, and follows the successful launch of our games on PokerStars' global online casino. PokerStars is without doubt, one of the most respected and established gaming brands in the world and I'd like to wish their team all the best for a successful launch in New Jersey."
Since it launched in 2001, PokerStars has become the world's biggest online poker site, and has more than a dozen local licenses and approvals. Additionally, since its launch in Q4 2014, PokerStars’ online casino has become one of the world’s largest in terms of active players. Its operations in New Jersey will launch at pokerstarsnj.com with a full suite of poker and casino games available to players.
Sam Hobcraft, Director of Casino at PokerStars said, "NextGen slots have proven to be very popular with our customers in Europe and so we are pleased to be able to offer these games in New Jersey."
Included in the initial launch list are stellar titles such as Judge Dredd, Irish Eyes 2, DC Comics' King Kong – Island of Skull Mountain and An Evening With Holly Madison.
NYX Gaming Group Commercial Director David Johnson added, "We're delighted to announce our go-live in New Jersey with PokerStars, who complement a roster of premium, regulated operators licensing content via NYX. With over 650 games and 170 customers worldwide, NYX Gaming Group boasts the widest distribution network of real money wagering slots games in the industry."
About NYX Gaming Group Limited
NYX Gaming Group Limited is a premier digital gaming supplier headquartered in Las Vegas, USA with a staff of more than 445 employees based in 8 countries across Europe, North America 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 170 unique customers and a collective game catalogue of over 650 games. The market leading game catalogue includes slots, table games, scratch cards, lottery, bingo and poker available across web and mobile formats.
NYX Gaming Group Limited is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol (TSXV: NYX).
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For further information: Matt Davey, Chief Executive Officer, NYX Gaming Group Limited, 1-702-586-8428; Joann Head, Investor Relations, (702) 586-5711, [email protected]