- Evolution Gaming has agreed to acquire Big Time Gaming for $535 million as well as shares in Evolution Gaming.
- Big Time Gaming is one of the largest online slot developers in the online gaming industry.
- LAS VEGAS—The online gambling industry has received some big news that Evolution Gaming will be acquiring online slot machine operator, Big Time Gaming.
In the terms of the deal, Evolution Gaming is acquiring Big Time Gaming for a price tag of $535 million as well as an undisclosed number of shares in Evolution Gaming as well.
“With the addition of Big Time Gaming to our portfolio of slot brands we strengthen our strategic position as the leading provider of digital casino games in the world— Big Time’s focus on innovation and creating unique playing experiences is a great fit with our culture and mind-set at Evolution. We look forward to continuing our journey together,” said Chairman of Evolution Gaming, Jens Von Bahr.
This is a huge step forward for Evolution Gaming as Big Time Gaming is arguably the leading online slot machine operator which will certainly grow Evolution’s online gaming portfolio even more than it already is.
“Evolution and Big Time Gaming are both driven by innovation, hence the perfect match. A bright and entertaining future awaits for our players,” said Nik Robinson, CEO of Big Time Gaming.
Big Time Gaming has industry-leading slot games such as Extra Chilli, Bonanza, and Game Mechanic Megaways which are all featured across numerous USA online gaming sites.
As for when online casino goers can expect to see Big Time Gaming slots in different Evolution Gaming platforms, it is expected in the second quarter of 2021 and is conditional based on the receipts of regulatory approvals from Big Time Gaming.