London, 12 April 2022 – Playtech, the world’s leading gambling technology company, today announces the launch of Safari Riches Live, a live casino slot game created exclusively for 888casino, one of the world’s leading online casino brands.
The creation of Safari Riches Live is a unique milestone for 888casino and Playtech Live, representing the first time that a slot brand developed by 888 has been transformed into a truly unique and bespoke live casino game.
Powered by Playtech’s industry-first live slot technology, Safari Riches Live—which is a live, hosted version of Safari Riches, one of 888casino’s best-performing video slots—is content-rich with industry-leading features such as Stacked Wilds, Big Icons and Free Spins. It is hosted by Playtech presenters based in its state-of-the-art Playtech Live studio in Riga, creating an exciting and entertaining playing experience for players.
The live casino slot game also includes a progressive Daily Jackpot, the first of its kind to be launched on a Playtech Live Casino game, which can only be triggered and won by a single spin made by a single player. Safari Riches Live also makes the jackpot uniquely accessible to Live Casino players.
This launch follows the partnership announcement in 2021, which saw 888casino roll out a new branded live casino studio as well as a range of Playtech’s best performing RNG Casino games.
Kevin Kilminster, Head of Live Casino Innovation at Playtech, said: “We are thrilled to collaborate with 888casino to create this bespoke live casino slot game, Safari Riches Live. It is a great honour that 888casino has chosen Playtech to develop this game and trusted the Playtech Live team with one of their best-performing gaming brands. At Playtech Live, we are seeing an increased demand from operators to create new and engaging content for their customers and having the opportunity to design a live casino slot game based on one of 888casino’s most successful proprietary slot games made perfect sense to us! The Playtech Live team have developed tailor-made features to support the launch of Safari Riches Live and we are confident that it will be just as popular with 888casino’s customers as the original Safari Riches slot game.”
Talya Benyamini, VP B2C Casino at 888, added: “We are delighted with the new and exclusive Safari Riches Live casino slot game that we have developed jointly with the Playtech Live team. Packed with rich content and exciting features, including our Daily Jackpot, Safari Riches Live builds on the popularity and strength of the Safari Riches brand and extends it to fans of Live Casino. This launch will expand our existing portfolio of exciting games and formats, which is a crucial part of our product leadership and content strategy. We can’t wait to introduce the game to players in the coming weeks and continue to work with Playtech in the future.”