The Meteoric Rise of Evolution Gaming

by Staff & Contributors

Evolution Gaming is a software developer that today has become almost synonymous to quality live dealer gambling. This company is the driving force behind the live software powering dozens of online casinos, including many of the industry leaders. Its games can be played on mobile devices and cover all popular genres, ranging from card games and table games to different varieties of roulette. The climb to the top began more than a decade ago and over the dozen years of existence, they’ve set many milestones.

Evolution Gaming Revolutionizes European Live Dealer Games

The company opened its doors back in 2006, with the goal of providing the best live dealer table games to European players. One year later, it signed important agreements with some of the leading slot sites of that time. Gala Coral, PartyGaming, William Hill, Blue Square, Gaming VC, Expekt and VC Bet were some of their first important partners. In 2008 and 2009, Evolution Gaming shook hands with, 888, SportingBet, Ladbrokes, Unibet, Paddy Power and SkyBet. An important milestone was set in 2009 when they increased the size of the Riga studio and added highroller tables.

2010 represented an important year for the company who won the EGR Live Casino Software Supplier Of The Year and Software Rising Star of the Year. As the popularity of the live dealer table games supplied by them increases, Evolution Gaming ramped up investment in the Riga studio. In 2011 and 2012, they secure important licenses in Italy, Denmark and Malta which allow them to cater for players from these countries and many European nations. One year later, the company gained the New Jersey Preliminary Waiver approval, in anticipation of a big expansion on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.

Evolution Gaming becomes an Industry Leader

2014 was the year that firmly established Evolution Gaming as the leading supplier of live dealer table games. For the fifth consecutive year, it won the EGR Live Casino Software Supplier Of The Year and its Immersive Roulette game won another accolade. In 2015, the company was listed on the Nasdaq First North Premier, Stockholm and secured a license in badger. Live Baccarat Squeeze and Caribbean stud poker were added on the fast expansion list of live table games offered. In 2016, the company celebrated a decade of existence and launched its seventh live studio in Bucharest at the Grand Casino.

The meteoric rise of Evolution Gaming continued in 2017, with the addition of a dozen new games, including two progressive jackpot games. Live Texas Hold’em Bonus Poker and the brand-new version of Roulette called Lightning Roulette are unveiled at ICE 2018. Evolution Gaming expands in Canada where it launches its eighth live casino studio while adding a new production hub in Tbilisi, Georgia. 2018 culminates with Evolution Gaming acquiring Ezugi, to officially become the biggest and most important supplier of live casino games. This is also the year when they launched the first live studio in New Jersey.


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