High profile gaming developer GAN, which has developed an extensive business supplying gambling services and software in the US, has entered a deal that will see it expand into the state of Washington, in partnership with the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe.
The deal will see GAN supply gaming software for the Tribe, which runs the Snoqualmie Casino based in Snoqualmie, Washington. This land-based site boasts a gaming floor of 51,000-square-feet, with 1,700 slots games and 54 table games. The Tribe is also involved in sponsoring the local NFL team, the Seattle Seahawks.
The agreement means that the Tribe will be able to offer an expanded range of online gaming and other betting services throughout Washington and the wider north west region. It also means that GAN will have the ability to provide sports wagering facilities for should the relevant legislation and regulations pass through the State of Washington legislature. At the time of writing, law makers in the state are considering a range of bills that would legalise sports betting.
The tribe is the 16th casino operator in the US to benefit from the GAN software which includes the capacity for customers to link gaming reward cards with their online account and pick up reward points which are automatically triggered whenever they take part in any online gambling. The tribe also becomes the seventh Native American operator in the country to choose GAN as its preferred online gambling software provider since 2014.
Speaking about the deal, the GAN Chief Commercial Officer, Jeff Burman, said that he was delighted to reach an agreement that would enable the firm to enter the $2 billion Washington gaming market:
“We look forward to supporting the Snoqualmie Tribe in engaging and growing their audience as we work to solidify GAN’s market position as the leading B2B enterprise software solution provider to US land-based casinos.”