Scientific Games secures Romanian license

The industry’s technology provider was granted an online gambling license for content and games services gained via subsidiary SG Interactive.

Romania.- The gambling authority Official Național pentru Jocuri de Noroc (ONJN) in Romania granted Scientific Games Corporation an online gambling license via the company’s subsidiary SG Interactive.

SG Interactive becomes one of the few online gambling content providers to be awarded an official services license by Romanian gambling authority Official Național pentru Jocuri de Noroc (ONJN). Commenting on the license Scientific Games governance stated that the company would continue its corporate strategy of targeting services in newly regulated European betting markets.

Scientific Games has expanded its European market presence as the license approval will allow SG Interactive to service online games content for Romanian licensed clients 888, Unibet,  Netbet, Betfair, Bwin and Circus Casino.

“Bringing our products to a new jurisdiction is always exciting.” said Bob Hays, Vice President Commercial, Interactive at Scientific Games. “With such a strong audience in Europe, we knew a rapid expansion into Romania focused on providing one of the deepest and broadest portfolios of content to operators and players alike would be beneficial for everyone. The players there are passionate about our content, and with many of our existing customers already licensed to operate in Romania, we’ll be able to hit the ground running with our proven portfolio. We anticipate this being the first of many efficient expansions into newly regulated locations.”