NetEnt has signed a number of partnerships with casinos in New Jersey. The gaming company has expanded its reach one again now that NetEnt has signed a partnership with PokerStars New Jersey.
Amaya, the parent company of PokerStars, and NetEnt have inked a licensing agreement by which the well-known online poker brand will make use of NetEnt content. NetEnt will be providing both desktop and mobile games to PokerStars, New Jersey.
NetEnt to Apply for Transactional Waiver in New Jersey
NetEnt has not yet received a full gaming license in New Jersey, USA. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has given NetEnt the ability to begin offering its wares to gaming operators in the Garden State by making use of transactional waivers.
Transactional waivers from the Division of Gaming Enforcement allow a company such as NetEnt to make specific deals and partnerships with licensed operators in the state. NetEnt has already been granted transactional waivers for partnerships it has developed with Golden Nugget, Resorts Casino, Borgata/bwin.party, Caesars Interactive Entertainment, and Tropicana/Gamesys.
NetEnt is applying for an additional transactional waiver in order to supply PokerStars with top quality games selected from the NetEnt games suite. PokerStarsNJ.com will be going live in New Jersey on March 21st. From this date, players in New Jersey will be able to play at the online poker site for real money.
NetEnt and Amay Comment on the New Deal
Björn Krantz, the Managing Director of NetEnt Americas LLC, commented on the partnership with Pokerstars and Amaya: “I am very pleased that we have been able to extend our successful partnership with Amaya’s extremely popular gaming brand PokerStars to also include the regulated online casino market in New Jersey.”
”PokerStars is one of the biggest online gaming power houses in the world, and the agreement is yet more proof of the trust and confidence that exist in NetEnt’s operational and portfolio capabilities,” he said. “I am confident that PokerStars’ US player community will enjoy the enhanced player experience offered through our game portfolio.”
Amaya’s Director of Casino, Sam Hobcraft, also commented on the partnership. He said: “We’re pleased to extend our successful global partnership with NetEnt to the New Jersey market. Integrating NetEnt’s top tier games will be an important part of developing into one of the leaders in online casino in New Jersey.”