Online casino games and solutions firm Wazdan has announced that its new Asia-themed 9 Lions video slot won the coveted Hot Product award at last week’s two-day Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia extravaganza in Macau.

Licensed by regulators in Curacao, Malta and the United Kingdom, Wazdan offers a portfolio of over 100 HTML5-friendly video slots and stated that the accolade was awarded following the results of an online poll of suppliers, operators and players attending the recent exhibition inside The Venetian Macao.

Wazdan has recently inked supply deals with the likes of EveryMatrix Limited, Twelve40 Group and Solid Gaming Limited and declared that 9 Lions is available to enjoy ‘across all devices and channels’ while coming complete with its innovative volatility level, unique gamble, energy saving and double screen features. It moreover explained that the game was inspired by two creatures that are important in Chinese mythology, tigers and lions, and features nine separate reels forming a three-by-three grid.

Malta-based Wazdan detailed that 9 Lions, which was exhibited at G2E Asia alongside its similarly-themed Double Tigers video slot, additionally offers a pair of bonus games in addition to a gamble feature and blocking symbols and was specifically designed to appeal to Asian online casino operators and their players.

Andrzej Hyla, Head of Sales for Wazdan, proclaimed that 9 Lions represents a ‘beautifully-designed slot that includes more features for a richer player experience’ and is part of the firm’s effort to develop region-specific solutions that ‘meet the needs and tastes of different markets around the world’.

“We are proud that our first Asia-themed game received international recognition and we’d like to thank all of those who voted for us,” read a Wednesday statement from Hyla.