• Gibraltar License Awarded to Yggdrasil Gaming

    26 June 2016

    Yggdrasilgaming

    Licensing is one of the most important things in the online casino industry because it's a signal that you have the blessing to proceed with business from an entity whose job it is to protect players and evaluate businesses for their worth in the industry as a whole. Some jurisdictions have a more favorable image than others in this regard, but for Yggdrasil Gaming, earning their license from Gibraltar is a great endorsement from a well-regarded regulatory body.

    The Top Licensing Jurisditions in the World

    Many countries offer licensing for online gambling, but only a select handful have as solid of a reputation as Gibraltar. This list includes Kahnawake, Antigua, Malta and the United Kingdom if we want to talk about what's widely seen as (arguably) the top five jurisdictions to be licensed from in the world. These five jurisdictions, Gibraltar included, have proven that they will fine and strip licenses from companies that do not adhere to their guideliness, so they are definitely the type to back up what they say about how companies should operate.

    The Importance for Yggdrasil Gaming

    Yggdrasil has been picking up multiple licenses over the past year as a part of their strategy to be seen as having an extremely legitimate interest in providing players with high-quality games. This strategy has been working so far, and industry figures have been impressed with the lengths to which Yggdrasil has shown they're willing to go to facilitate this. Adding on a license from Gibraltar just further strengthens this image past what they had already done with their previous work.

    The Future for Yggdrasil

    We correctly predicted that Yggdrasil would go after more major licenses as a part of their overall strategy to slowly expand into more and more regulated jurisdictions. They've had a tremendous amount of momentum coming into 2016, and they've leveraged this into the iGaming Software Supplier of the Year award at the 2016 International Gaming Awards as well as the Slot Provider of the Year at the 2016 EGR B2B Awards, two of the most important pieces of recognition that they could win. Overall, it's clear that the Yggdrasil train is plowing full speed ahead, and it's hard to see any of the competition stopping them at this stage of the game.


    Related News

    • 16 March 2019

      New Champions of Rome Slot Released by Yggdrasil

      There's no denying that we've seen plenty of games in the slot genre that center around Roman and Greek themes, and this includes a lot of titles with some kind of focus on gladiators fighting in an arena. The latest Yggdrasil Gaming slot is another entry into this sub-genre, and it comes in the form of Champions of Rome. However, don't let the theme trick you into thinking that you've seen everything that this game could possibly offer already before.

      Read full article
    • 02 March 2019

      Yggdrasil Wins Innovator of the Year For a Third Time

      Once again, Yggdrasil Gaming has proven that they have earned the right to call themselves the innovators and game changers of the online casino industry. The company has been given the prestigious Innovator of the Year award for the third year in a row. How Yggdrasil Took Home the Title Several factors worked together in Yggdrasil's favor this year. First, the judges were highly impressed by the company's open platform initiative, Yggdrasil Game Server, or YGS, Masters.

      Read full article
    • 27 November 2018

      Yggdrasil's Nitro Circus Video Slot Finally Released

      The Nitro Circus video slot has finally been released by Yggdrasil Gaming. It's been a much anticipated title because of all of the hype around its association with the Nitro Circus tour of extreme sports, and we're glad to see it finally in front of players. Extreme Slots Experience You'll see different riders from the extreme sports tour on the reels along with helmets from their respective sports.

      Read full article