Isle of Man-based technology provider, Microgaming, has inked a commercial agreement that has seen its most popular online casino slots go live in Portugal with Estoril Sol Digital’s favored Estoril Sol Casinos online brand (

The innovative provider’s entry into the southern European country is in keeping with its strategy to continue growing its footprint in key regulated markets around the globe, after having successfully entered the Czech Republic and Sweden this year.

We are delighted to extend our offering into the regulated market of Portugal.”

A market leader in the country’s online casino games verticle, ESC Online was the very first licensed operator in Portugals regulated online market. Based on the gaming platform developed by the prestigious casino group’s partner, GAMING1, the online brand’s gaming portfolio, including roulette, blackjack and slots, “operates on the same principles” as brick-and-mortar casinos in Portugal, which results in an exceptional gaming experience for online players.

Enabling legislation:

The operator’s online gambling license issued by the Gaming Commission under the Legal Framework for Online Games and Gambling, approved by Decree-Law No. 66/2015 and signed by President Aníbal Cavaco Silva on April 29, 2015.

After a smooth integration with the online casino software developer‘s award-winning platform, customers of ESC online will now have access to a plethora of titles from Microgaming’s diverse portfolio of top-performing games, with additional content to follow.

According to an official press release, Chief Operating Officer for Microgaming, Andrew Clucas, said…

“We are delighted to extend our offering into the regulated market of Portugal. ESC Online is one of the country’s leading gaming brands, and we are thrilled to provide them with some of the most engaging and successful titles in the industry.”

Growing offering:

Also commenting on the content supply deal, Chief Executive Officer for Estoril Sol Digital, Rui Magalhães, said…

“Providing our players with excellent content and customer experience has the highest importance to us. Our partnership with Microgaming signals our commitment to this. We set the highest standards for our ESC Online brand, and with the addition of Microgaming’s exceptional casino titles, we look forward to bolstering our offering and providing our players with access to the largest and most diverse online gaming portfolio in the business.

“I am confident that through this collaboration we will continue to succeed in Portugal, as market leaders, and provide Portuguese players with a top notch entertaining online gaming experience.”

Earlier this month, Microgaming revealed that a player in the UK won a staggering €3,252,353.70 (£2,772,916.45) jackpot at Genesis Global Ltd-operated Genesis Casino after placing a €7.25 (£6.25) bet on November 8, 2019.