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Storm International is opening “SL Casino Riga”



Storm International is to open a new casino in Riga

The international holding company Storm International is planning to open a casino in Latvia. “SL Casino Riga” is the fourth casino to operate under one brand. The gambling houses are famous for its high international standards in service, sophisticated atmosphere and hospitality.

The «Shangri La» casino chain has been operating since 1992 and has already become synonymous to luxury. Key gambling houses are beauties of such capitals as Minsk (Belarus), Yerevan (Armenia) and Tbilisi (Georgia). «Shangri La» casino in Tbilisi has even received the prestigious Golden Brand award as the best casino in Georgia in 2016.

All «Shangri La» casinos comply with Responsible Gambling principles towards players, guarantee security and confidentiality. The new casino in Riga is to meet high world’s gambling standards as well.

Storm International is represented on the European market as well. There is a chain of slot-halls “Storm Casinos” in Germany. All of them are decorated in a unified modern style with mirrors, wood, designer furniture and luxurious carpets. “Storm Casinos” offers unique entertainment shows for guest in addition to slot machines, video poker and electronic roulette.


The new SL Casino in Riga will elevate gambling business of Latvia to a new level. It will be located in the five-star hotel, which will be opened in September 2017.


The popularity of Shangri La casino chain allowed the company to enter new markets. Key business model is to offer a high level of comfort for people with high incomes. Thanks to its unique interiors, natural wood trim and exquisite handmade design elements, the Storm International’s “Shangri La” brand has gained popularity amongst the most demanding public.

The new casino of Latvia “SL Casino Riga” will be located in the heart of Riga. It is only 20 minutes away from the international airport and situated in the beautiful hotel. Nearby there are all of the Latvian capital’s key sights to see.

By the way, building of the hotel itself has its own history. It is located in the building of the famous Soviet hotel “Riga”. And soviets had placed one in the historic “Rome” hotel which was popular among aristocrats, musicians, actors and writers of the end of the 19th century.

Guests of «SL Casino Riga» will be able to stay in comfortable renovated rooms, take an advantage of the services of 2 restaurants and 3 bars, a spa and wellness center, a gym and a swimming pool, a Russian and a Finish saunas.

Alex Kravets was responsible for the hotel new interior look. He is one of the famous British designers. The decor uses frescoes, marble elements, wooden furniture and French artists’ art works.


“SL Casino Riga” is one of the best casinos in Riga. It creates a unique gambling atmosphere. The luxurious interior of it is made in the Art Deco style. The halls are dominated by soft colors and subdued lighting. Here everything is created for the comfort of guests. It is one of the best places in the city with variety of opportunities to relax and enjoy the popular games.

The premises of the new casino in Riga are located on two floors. On the ground floor there is a cozy sports bar and a hall with the most modern slot machines with a separate entrance. On the second floor there are halls with gaming tables.

Following good «Shangri La» brand tradition, there is VIP area in casino. X.O. is its name. It is specially designed for “SL Casino Riga” guests who prefers a private atmosphere and high stakes game. It is an oasis of comfort for those who is used to get only the best. Due to the guaranteed confidentiality, well designed club system and best in class service, Shangri La XO has well established gambling house reputation in Europe.

New Shangri La casino in Latvia offers all of the most popular games:

• dozens of slot machines;


• several types of poker;

• roulette;



The grand opening of the casino in Riga is scheduled for the middle of October.


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Andrés Tamayo

Pragmatic Play Enhances FullReto Partnership with Virtual Sports Addition





Pragmatic Play, a leading content supplier to the iGaming industry, has reinforced its commitment to Latin American expansion by strengthening its existing relationship with Colombian operator FullReto.

The latest agreement will see FullReto offer its players a broad selection of Pragmatic Play’s unique Virtual Sports titles, building on an already extensive offering of over 300 Slots and Live Casino games.

Fantastic League, Greyhound Racing, and the thrilling motor racing-themed Force 1 are among the games now available to FullReto customers as the operator looks to capitalise on the rapidly increasing popularity of Virtual Sports to consolidate its position as a leading platform in Colombia.

The multi-product partnership reaffirms Pragmatic Play’s intentions to expand its offering in the LatAm markets, with FullReto now offering a vast catalogue of Pragmatic’s award-winning games across three verticals.


Victor Arias, Vice President of Latin American Operations at ARRISE powering Pragmatic Play, said: “Pragmatic Play is delighted to reinforce its partnership with FullReto by providing its players with access to its renowned Virtual Sports games. The deal not only emphasises Pragmatic Play’s desire to provide Colombian players with an exciting online gaming experience, but also demonstrates the supplier’s dedication to furthering its Latin American expansion.”

Andrés Tamayo, General Manager at FullReto, said: “FullReto’s continued collaboration with Pragmatic Play highlights our main objective of supplying the optimal player experience. The addition of Pragmatic Play’s Virtual Sports offering, on top of its Slots and Live Casino games, will ensure FullReto players have access to hundreds of fan-favourite games across a variety of verticals.”

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Alonso Huiman

Pragmatic Play Launches Live Casino Offer at Atlantic City





Pragmatic Play, a leading content supplier to the iGaming industry, has expanded its Live Casino footprint across Peru after going live with major local operator, Atlantic City.

The partnership sees Pragmatic Play’s full Live Casino portfolio integrated with the operator, enabling players in Peru to enjoy market-leading titles such as Blackjack, Roulette, and Baccarat from the supplier’s award-winning portfolio.

This latest agreement showcases Pragmatic Play’s plans for growth in LatAm, exhibiting an array of its verticals across multiple territories in recent months. It is the latest deal signed by Pragmatic Play with a Peruvian operator, following a comprehensive growth strategy in the country.

Victor Arias, Vice President of Latin American Operations at ARRISE powering Pragmatic Play, said: “Atlantic City is one of Peru’s most reputable operators and offers another opportunity to showcase the Pragmatic Play Live Casino portfolio in Peru. With an offering that will deliver exceptional gaming experiences to players, this partnership promises to cement Pragmatic Play’s position at the forefront of the Peruvian iGaming industry.”


Alonso Huiman, Chief of Online Casino at Atlantic City, said: “This landmark agreement with Pragmatic Play is a pivotal moment for us. Its vast selection of table and card games will resonate seamlessly with our player base and we are confident that this will propel our brand to new heights.”

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Pragmatic Play to Participate in CGS Santiago





Pragmatic Play, a leading content supplier to the iGaming industry, is set to participate in CGS Santiago this month, as the provider seeks further inroads across the continent.

The provider is also the standalone Diamond Sponsor at the event, which takes place at Espacio Riesco in the country’s capital, Santiago, on May 29 and 30.

Pragmatic Play is set to attend the event as a renowned actor in the market, for its multi-product offering, comprising Slots, Live Casino content, Virtual Sports, Sportsbook, and Bingo, including fan-favorite titles Gates of Olympus and the popular Blackjack X.

With expo season now in full swing, CGS Santiago marks another conference in the region for the supplier, following its presence at BiS – SiGMA Americas in Brazil, GAT Expo in Colombia, and SBC Summit Rio earlier this year.


Victor Arias, Vice President of Latin American Operations at ARRISE powering Pragmatic Play, said: “Latin America remains a key focus for Pragmatic Play as it gears up to make meaningful connections in Chile, a region full of potential as the iGaming industry continues to evolve in this part of the world. Pragmatic Play is also proud to be a Diamond Sponsor at this year’s expo, showcasing the importance that CGS Santiago represents and the immense opportunities that the two-day event has on offer.”

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