Playtech Live launches Safari Riches Live with 888 Casino

April 12, 2022

(PRESS RELEASE) — Playtech, the global leader in gambling technology, today announces the launch of Safari Riches Live, a live casino slot created exclusively for Casino 888one 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 brand of slots developed by 888 has been transformed into a truly unique and bespoke live casino game.

Powered by Playtech’s first live slots technology, Safari Riches Live, which is a live and hosted version of Safari Riches, one of 888casino’s most successful video slots, is rich in content with top 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 gaming experience for gamers.

The live casino slot game also includes a daily progressive 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 by a single player. Safari Riches Live also makes the jackpot only available to Live Casino players.

This launch follows the announcement of the partnership in 2021, which saw 888casino roll out a brand new live casino studio as well as a range of Playtech’s most successful RNG casino games.

Kevin Kilminster, Head of Live Casino Innovation at Playtech, said, “We are delighted to partner with 888casino to create this bespoke live casino slot game, Safari Riches Live. It is a great honor that 888casino chose Playtech to develop this game and trusts the Playtech Live team with one of their most successful gaming brands. At Playtech Live we are seeing increased demand from operators to create new and engaging content for their customers and have the opportunity to design a live casino slot game based on one of the proprietary slot games. 888casino’s most successful ones made perfect sense to us! The Playtech Live team have developed bespoke features to support the launch of Safari Riches Live and we are confident that it will be just as popular with 888casino customers as the original Safari Riches slot game.

Talya Benyamini, VP B2C Casino at 888, added, “We are thrilled with the new exclusive Safari Riches Live slot game that we have jointly developed 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 Live Casino fans. 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 look forward to bringing the game to gamers in the weeks to come and to continuing to work with Playtech in the future.