November 2012

Evolution online Live Roulette selected by Grupo Orenes in Spain

Evolution Gaming, the world leader in video-streamed Live Dealer gaming, has signed an agreement with Grupo Orenes for the design and deployment of a Live Roulette studio within the group’s land-based casino in Murcia. This arrangement also allows any licensed Spanish online gambling operator to stream Live Roulette games to its players from the live studio.

The project has already seen Evolution create a Live Roulette area and broadcast-studio installation on the gaming floor of the group’s Casino Rincon de Pepe.

Set-up and configuration of the in-venue live studio in Murcia is now complete, with the official launch scheduled for November. An Evolution team of online Live Casino specialists has been on-site overseeing the entire development and launch, additionally taking responsibility for recruiting and training a team of local dealers for the online offering.

When launched, this in-venue studio will stream Live Roulette games over the internet so that customers in Spain can play on their PCs and iPads, interacting in real time with the live dealer and fellow players at the table – all fully compliant with national online legislation outlined by the DGOJ (Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego) and by the local land-based regulator.

As part of the deployment Grupo Orenes chose Evolution bluescreen technology backdrops to replicate the look-and-feel of a land-based Spanish casino. The computer-based imaging technique will allow additional online Spanish licensees to display their own choice of bluescreen imagery, whilst using the same live stream from Murcia, enabling them to individualise the look and feel to reflect and strengthen their own brands online.

Javier Lopez Cerron, CEO of Grupo Orenes, said: “We chose Evolution because of their unrivalled experience in running live studio operations. They have taken care of everything from construction to cabling to camera positions. They are the acknowledged leaders in streaming the best live gaming experience from a studio set-up, and making it as close as online players can get to a visit to a real casino. That’s exactly what we wanted to achieve, as our service will be a natural extension of land-based casino operations.”

Evolution Chief Commercial Officer Fredrik Osterberg added: “We are delighted to be working with Grupo Orenes, a leader in the private gaming and leisure industry in Spain. With the group managing numerous casinos, bingo halls, game rooms, hotels, restaurants and cafés in Spain and Latin America, there is huge scope for them to add incremental revenue with a world-class online Live Roulette solution localised specifically for the regulated online gambling market in Spain.”