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NetEnt Games now live with PokerStars Casino in Portuguese online casino market

In order to secure long-term growth, NetEnt always has a focus on entering regulated online casino markets. Often being the first to enter a newly regulated market, it’s this time that NetEnt is the first supplier to launch its award-winning games with The Stars Group in Portugal. This while NetEnt entered the Portuguese online casino market in 2016 already.

Regulated markets NetEnt

NetEnt keeps delivering global growth by strengthening its position in regulated online casino markets. NetEnt was one of the first iGaming suppliers to enter the regulated Italian market in 2011 and adapted its systems for entry into Denmark in 2012 while going live in Spain on the very day the regulators granted licenses in 2015. NetEnt followed up with New Jersey (USA), Mexico, Canada, UK, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Czech Republic, and Portugal. Today, no supplier is active in more regulated markets than NetEnt.

It was in December 2016, the regulated online casino market of Portugal was added to this long list when a selection the thrilling NetEnt Games went live with online gaming operator Betclic in Portugal. Betclic started to offer online games in Portugal earlier in 2016, being the first operator to go live in the newly regulated market. Entering the regulated online casino market in Portugal was yet another milestone for NetEnt and now yet another milestone in the Portuguese market has been reached with the NetEnt Games going live with PokerStars Casino in Portugal.

NetEnt continues to grow in Portugal

With the NetEnt Games going live with Betclic in 2016 and PokerStars Casino in June, it’s obviously NetEnt keeps on working on its market share in regulated markets in Europe including the one of Portugal.

After a successful technical integration, a selection of the popular NetEnt Games is now available with PokerStars Casino in Portugal. The Stars Group is one of the leading global online gaming companies, with several famous brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, and Full Tilt. For both companies, The Stars Group and NetEnt, growth in regulated online casino markets is a key part of the business strategy.

Carl Silverstolpe, MD NetEnt Malta and Chief of European Market Operations of NetEnt, comments: “I am very pleased and proud that The Stars Group have selected NetEnt as their very first go-to-market partner for the regulated market in Portugal. We are working in very close and trustful collaboration with The Stars Group worldwide and already have most of our best-in-breed games available to their players. I am confident that our market-leading portfolio of games will support PokerStars Casino’s strategy to deliver the ultimate player experience to its customers in Portugal.”


By on 1 July, 2018