Relax Gaming, the iGaming aggregator and supplier of unique content has obtained its vendor transactional waiver with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement under its US brand name RLX Gaming.
As a result, the supplier has made its highly anticipated debut in the States and on US ground with BetMGM.
The supplier’s announcement marks a significant milestone as the first state in its strategic US expansion roadmap. This debut in New Jersey is further enhanced by a formidable partnership with BetMGM, a leading iGaming and sports betting operator.
This landmark deal sees RLX Gaming’s first-class in-house content made available to BetMGM customers, with The Great Pigsby and Epic Joker, amongst the first top performers to go live.
After achieving remarkable success with its debut in Ontario, Canada, a region where the supplier aims to broaden its presence, the launch of RLX Gaming in New Jersey signifies the brand’s ongoing strides in realising ambitious growth plans throughout North America.
BetMGM’s award-winning online casino is home to over 1,500 games and one of the largest state-by-state exclusive jackpot networks.
Simon Hammon, CEO at Relax Gaming and therefore RLX Gaming, said: “Launching in New Jersey is a landmark moment for our company. We have enjoyed many successful launches across a number of key regulated markets in the past few years, and this is one of the biggest to date. BetMGM’s ethos perfectly aligns with our vision, and we expect our partnership to truly flourish.”
Alexia Smilovic Ronde, Chief Regulatory Officer, added: “This debut in New Jersey and acquisition of our transactional waiver is a milestone for Relax/RLX Gaming and just the beginning of our endeavours in the next level of US regulated markets.
“This regulatory achievement reflects our commitment to meeting stringent US licensing requirements and provide best in class service on all fronts to local operators. Our team looks forward to contributing to the vibrant and evolving landscape of online gaming in the United States.”
Oliver Bartlett, VP of Gaming Product & Content at BetMGM, said: “BetMGM welcomes Relax Gaming/RLX Gaming into the US iGaming market. We are honoured to be first the operator in the states to bring their diverse and engaging portfolio of games to our award-winning online casino.”
Established as one of the industry’s leading B2B suppliers, Relax Gaming was awarded GGA’s Product Launch of the Year in February 2023 for Dream Drop Jackpots. Money Train 3 names the 2023 CasinoBeats Game Developer Awards amongst its 6 Slot of the Year titles, while the brand also won the award for Skill Games Supplier at the 2023 EGR B2B Awards along with the Innovation in Mobile award at the 2023 SBC Awards.
Relax Gaming provides more than 4,000 online casino games, from its high-performing proprietary slots to a significant, varied library of content from hand-picked third-party studios via its partnership programmes.
BetMGM and X Sign Exclusive Sports Betting Partnership
BetMGM, a leading sports betting and iGaming operator, announced a strategic partnership with X, becoming the social media platform’s exclusive Live Odds Sports Betting partner. The first-of-its-kind partnership between a premier social media brand and a sports betting operator will integrate BetMGM’s odds and branding into X, with each game linking to BetMGM’s website and app.
“X is the center of the sports world’s conversation 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Being directly accessible within that forum is an unprecedented opportunity to expand our reach to a passionate and engaged audience. We look forward to adding intel and content that enhances the platform’s interaction around sports,” BetMGM CEO Adam Greenblatt, said.
X users in the US can explore BetMGM’s latest betting odds on pro football, with each of the major professional and college sports expected to follow in the coming weeks. The odds interface provides an easy clickthrough for each game to BetMGM’s app or website, creating a seamless user experience. The integration will continue to evolve and grow in its functionality over the coming months.
X CEO Linda Yaccarino said: “Sports never sleep on X and now with our strategic partnership with BetMGM, fans are practically in the front row. We’re bringing sports fans on X even closer to the action so they can cheer, and now bet, on their favorite teams.”
BetMGM’s New Sports Betting App Launches in Nevada
Advanced In-Game Betting, Expanded Prop Markets and Rewards Connectivity Headline New Ways to Play
BetMGM’s newly designed mobile sports betting app is now live in Las Vegas, the Sports and Entertainment Capital of the World. Powered by Entain, the newly designed BetMGM Nevada app offers sports fans significant enhancements to the mobile sports betting experience including an exponential increase in prop and parlay wager options, live streaming capabilities, digital deposits and withdrawals.
“As the world’s biggest sporting event arrives in Las Vegas this week, it is the ideal moment to introduce Nevada to our premier mobile sports betting app,” said BetMGM CEO Adam Greenblatt. “Nevada attracts people from around the world and is home to an incredibly knowledgeable sports fan base. It is vital to provide them with a superior product, and we are thrilled to do that with this launch.”
The enhanced app complements MGM Resorts’ best-in-class retail sportsbooks at nine destinations along the Las Vegas Strip including Bellagio, ARIA, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, Park MGM, Luxor, New York-New York and Excalibur.
Highlights of the BetMGM app’s new features now accessible for Nevada users include:
- Expanded Pre-Game & In-Game Options: Entain’s integration of Angstrom Sports technology will allow the BetMGM app to provide an exponentially larger number of markets for the ‘Big Four’ U.S. sports. Players will enjoy a wide portfolio of pre-game and in-game wagering options with more attractive odds on team, individual player and play-by-play bets.
- Digital Deposits & Withdrawals: BetMGM Nevada users now enjoy new deposit options, digitally accessing their wallet for fast and convenient deposits and withdrawals from the app.
- BetMGM Rewards: The new Nevada app now is connected to BetMGM Rewards delivering the perks of a world-class loyalty program to the sports betting world. With every wager placed in Nevada, BetMGM app users now earn BetMGM Rewards Points and MGM Rewards Tier Credits unlocking VIP benefits to MGM Resorts’ 20+ premier destination resorts ranging from Bellagio, ARIA, MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas to Borgata in Atlantic City, Beau Rivage in Mississippi, and MGM National Harbor in Maryland, among many others.
- Same-Game Parlay+: The enhanced app features Same-Game Parlay+, a new way to combine favorite same-game parlays to create one super parlay. Players now can connect two different same-game parlays into a single bet with ease for dramatically increased odds.
BetMGM currently operates in 28 markets with mobile and retail offerings.
As BetMGM continues to expand to new markets, responsible gambling education remains a key focus. BetMGM is proud to provide resources to help customers play responsibly including GameSense, an industry leading program, developed and licensed to MGM Resorts by the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. Through the integration within BetMGM’s mobile and desktop platforms, customers can receive the same GameSense experience they have grown to count on at MGM Resorts properties nationwide. This complements BetMGM’s already existing responsible gambling tools which serve to provide customers with an entertaining and safe digital experience.
Slotmill live with BetMGM in USA
Slotmill has signed a landmark deal with BetMGM, holding a significant market share of the US online gambling market. The first game “Outlaws” was launched today in New Jersey and there will be a sequential roll-out of the full Slotmill game portfolio over the months to come.
Distribution is made via the partnership with Pariplay Ignite.
Andreas Ternström, Chief Commercial Officer at Slotmill commented: “Launching our games in the US is a massive milestone and doing it with BetMGM is fantastic. Our entire organization is thrilled, and we look forward to a long-term successful business relationship with BetMGM.”
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