On the heels of its latest commercial expansion and online casino platform and game developer, Wazdan Ltd., will soon be making its debut in the United States by way of the Garden State after receiving a transactional waiver from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE).

Lauding the development as “the first step on a very exciting journey,” the issuance from the NJDGE enables the Malta-headquartered supplier to take a selection of its best performing online and mobile games live across the northeastern U.S. state.

Popular titles such as Larry the Leprechaun, 9 Lions, and Sizzling 777 Deluxe will be included, as well as other fan favorites like Magic Fruits Deluxe, Magic Stars 3, and Power of Gods: The Pantheon. The 5-reel, 20 payline slot inspired by the former Roman temple is part of the successful “Power of Gods” series, which launched with Swedish mobile gaming company LeoVegas in October 2019.

More to come:

In a company press release, Chief Commercial Officer for Wazdan, Andrzej Hyla commented on the exciting news, stating…

“New Jersey needs no introduction as a market and we’re thrilled to be able to offer some of our most popular games to operators in the state. With more to come from us in this territory, it’s the first step on a very exciting journey.”

Licensing procedure:

Once, what is the law enforcement agency and investigative arm of New Jersey’s casino regulatory system, has completed a preliminary investigation of a company that has applied for 92a(1) Internet licensure, and that company has entered into an agreement with a casino licensee of a platform provider and has petitioned the Director of the Division for a transaction wavier, it is then authorized to take part in Internet gaming related transactions, according to the NJDGE.

Some of the other companies that have applied for 92a(1) Internet licensure and are eligible for the issuance of a transactional wavier include Everi Games, Inc., Ezugi NJ LLC, Evolution New Jersey LLC, Inspired Gaming (USA), Inc., Kamari Group LLC, NetEnt Americas LLC, NYX Gaming Group Ltd., Rush Street Interactive, and Pala Interactive LLC.

Romania reach:

The announcement follows Wazdan’s new alliance with Romanian-facing operator Crowd Entertainment for its Princess Casino and CashPot brands in Romania’s regulated market, making 41 of its certified games available to the two online domains.

In addition to the slots specialists’ wildly popular games such as the recently launched Clover Lady and Unicorn Reels, both of which make use of the game developer’s exciting Hold the Jackpot mechanic, the operator’s players will also be able to utilize all Unique Wazdan Features, including…

Volatility Levels, which allow players to either increase or decrease volatility, so both high and low rollers are able to enjoy gameplay, the Unique Gamble Feature, allowing a 50/50 chance to instantly double wins, Ultra Fast Mode, speeds gameplay, Double Screen Mode and Big Screen Mode, which comes is equipped two zoom modes allowing you to adjust the reels of the game to fill the entire screen. Two more great slot features, Energy Saving Mode and Ultra Lite Mode, can help you save on battery life and decreases game load times. All of these are designed to tailor games to a player’s preference and boost overall engagement.

Also included in the deal is Wazdan’s Cash Drop promotional tool, which rewards lucky players with extra spins, cash prizes and more.

Global expansion strategy:

The collaboration is the latest in a series of recent commercial tie-ups secured by the Valletta-headquartered developer having made its entry into Denmark with sports betting and iGaming operator 25syv A/S, a major player in the Scandinavian country, as well as with Gaming and content aggregation platform provider Blox Limited and British software platform developer, Gamingtec.

Wazdan’s COO said they are focused on growing with partners that align with their goals, while CRM marketing Manager for Crowd Entertainment, Daniels Asafti added…

“We are delighted to start this collaboration with Wazdan. As the fastest growing online casino on the Romanian market, we at Crowd Entertainment are always striving to offer the newest slots, the greatest promotions and the best user experience to our players. Together with Wazdan, we are confident that we can reach the highest level of performance.”