Microgaming has agreed to sell its Quickfire distribution business and online games to young company, Games Global (GG). The deal, announced as a "historic sale," will enable GG to obtain the international distribution rights for exclusive Microgaming online slots and progressive jackpots. Following the sale, the provider says it will continue to supply several customers with its gaming platform while they will be looking ahead to the future and developing sports betting technology.
Games Global will become a gaming content provider which will be responsible for over 25 studios, and a gaming library of over 3,000 casino games. This company was established in 2021 and the group will employ over 1,000 people from all over the world, in North and South America, South Africa, Europe, and Oceania.
John Coleman, CEO at Microgaming, commented: “This is an exciting deal that has been in the making for some time and which will provide new growth and opportunity for both Microgaming and Games Global. We are announcing it now to provide sufficient notice and clarity for our partners and stakeholders. Games Global will acquire the game IP and distribution business previously known as Quickfire, and Microgaming will continue to support its core traditional business, while increasing its reach with the addition of new business and managed services.”
About the Supplier
Microgaming is a respected casino brand which offers innovative online content and has decades of experience in the industry. Its offices are located on the Isle of Man in the iconic Sixty Two building. With a talented and knowledgeable team, the provider has been developing amazing games every year since its inception in the industry in 1994. Over the years, with vast experience, it knows exactly how to meet the expectations of players and its clients enjoy games like Jurassic World, Halloween and more in a lobby of over 360 slots. In addition to online slots, this company has developed roulette games, blackjack. In total, it has created more than 500 casino titles. The supplier has received many awards over the years; for example, its name was included in the Guinness Book of Records for the largest jackpot in the history of 19.4 million euros!
Source: “Divestiture of Quickfire distribution business and games portfolio”. Microgaming. November 15, 2021.