Date: 21.06.2024

by Adam Dworak

Playtech Partners with MGM Resorts International for Exclusive Live Casino Content

MGM Resorts has revealed a strategic partnership with Playtech to debut a live casino service, which will be streamed directly from its MGM Grand and Bellagio locations in Las Vegas.

Details of the MGM Live Offering

This initiative, named MGM Live, will initially focus on regulated markets outside the United States, including Mexico and the UK, with plans to expand into other regions over time.

The live casino games will include single and double-zero roulette and baccarat, offering players an immersive experience that encapsulates the vibrant atmosphere of Las Vegas.

Playtech’s Chief Operating Officer, Shimon Akad, highlighted that this service will bring the authentic sights and sounds of Vegas to players, with future enhancements planned to incorporate more immersive entertainment features.

Unique Gaming Experiences

MGM Resorts CEO, Bill Hornbuckle, highlighted that the new live casino product will combine MGM’s international prestige with Playtech’s expertise in interactive gaming. “The launch of this new and exciting live casino offering, in partnership with Playtech and directly from Bellagio and MGM Grand in Las Vegas, furthers our strategic vision to be the world’s premier gaming entertainment company.

“This collaboration amplifies our commitment to providing unparalleled experiences and expands our global reach to our customers. We believe the content, celebrity talent and sophisticated gaming experience that we will offer – all from the trusted and highly reputable brands of MGM Resorts – will be unmatched in the industry.”

Mor Weizer, Chief Executive Officer at Playtech echoed that statement; “We are thrilled to partner with MGM Resorts, a world-renowned gaming and entertainment brand. This alliance combines the strength of MGM Resorts’ global prestige with Playtech’s extensive international market knowledge and innovative games.

“As a leading technology provider in regulated markets, we are delighted that this partnership is pioneering a new live entertainment category and product offering for players in these regulated territories. Our alliance is built on a shared vision to create an innovative and unique customer experience alongside our commitment to safer gambling. Both Playtech and MGM Resorts are dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of player protection and ensuring our offerings are enjoyed responsibly.”

The partnership seeks to broaden MGM Live’s offerings by incorporating exclusive Playtech games, branded TV game shows, celebrity-hosted trivia, and other distinctive entertainment experiences. Akad outlined an ambitious vision that merges the charm of Las Vegas with popular game shows and celebrity hosts, providing players with a truly unique experience.