888 were one of the first movers in the regulated US online casino market, awarded an Interactive Gaming Service Provider license by the Nevada Gaming Commission in 2013. The same year they partnered with Caesars in New Jersey to become one of the first online casino operators in that state soon after regulations permitted.
Under the just announced arrangement, Evolution Gaming live tables including American Roulette, blackjack, Baccarat and Poker variations will be made available to New Jersey customers at 888 as early as this summer.
PRESS RELEASE -Evolution Gaming, leading provider of Live Casino solutions, has announced that it has extended its partnership with 888, with 888casino now selecting Evolution Live Casino for its push into the New Jersey online gaming market in the US.
888 is one of the world’s most popular online gaming companies and solutions providers and 888casino is fully regulated in the state of New Jersey. This Summer, under the extended agreement, 888casino will launch a comprehensive Evolution-hosted Live Casino service to New Jersey customers.
The online live tables to be offered by 888casino in New Jersey will include American (Double Zero) Roulette, automated Slingshot Roulette, Blackjack with side bets and Bet Behind, Three Card Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold’em Poker and Baccarat. The new Live Casino games will be available to customers via desktop and on mobile through the free 888casino apps available from Android and iOS.
Itai Pazner, 888’s COO, said:
“888 is committed to growing in regulated markets and has expanded in the US over the last five years. We see the addition of Evolution’s Live Casino to 888casino as an excellent growth opportunity and it will allow us to offer even more entertaining products to customers across their favourite 888 sites. We are confident that Evolution’s Live Casino will continue to drive additional growth for 888 in New Jersey.”
James Stern, Evolution’s Director of Business Development & Land-based Sales, added:
“888 and Evolution have a long-standing and successful relationship. Working together so closely has already resulted in 888 being first to market in a number of other jurisdictions. Both of our companies approach each new market in a very systematic way to mitigate risk and maximise the opportunity for success. New Jersey is no different. Certainly, from Evolution’s perspective, the time is now right and we are delighted to be working with 888’s New Jersey team.”