Playtech inks licensing deal with Paramount

Mumbai: Playtech has signed a four-year, exclusive licensing agreement with Paramount Entertainment for the classic blockbusters Gladiator and The Untouchables.

The deal gives Playtech licensees the exclusive distribution rights to a number of branded games based on these popular classics. The agreement covers both online games for Playtech’s market leading casino game portfolio, and land-based games featured on videogame terminals, from the Playtech subsidiary, Videobet.

Playtech chief executive officer Mor Weizer said, "We are delighted to have secured this important deal with Paramount Digital Entertainment, enabling our licensees to add the well known brands, Gladiator and The Untouchables to their games offering. We are confident that this exclusive material supplied to our licensees will maximize licensee profitability."