Yggdrasil Casinos & Games
Yggdrasil is a successful Maltese slot machine developer established in 2012. They are known for their unconventional and bright slots that offer plenty of bonuses. They supply slots to online casinos and have signed partnership agreements with many big companies.
Yggdrasil Casinos and Partners
Yggdrasil is a partner of the following online casinos:
- Betsson Group
- Leo Vegas
- William Hill
With the assistance of these partners the company distributes its slot machines around the world. CEO Frederik Elmqvist announced that the company plans to enter many new markets in the future.
In March 2017 bwin became the company's first partner in the Italian market, in May they partnered with GVC brand Gioco Digitale and in December they also made deals with Danske Spil, Eurobet.it and Snaitech. In December 2017 they also partnered with Rank in the UK, extending their presence in the British market. In November 2017 they entered the Danish market when they made a deal with the jackpotjoy group. In December they signed an agreement with LeoVegas and at the beginning of 2018 they signed another agreement with bet25.dk expanding their presence in this market.
Yggdrasil have designed and developed over 40 slot machines that are easy to recognise thanks to their meticulous design and unconventional gameplay. Most of them have 5 reels and 20–25 paylines that are nomally fixed but some of the slots come with 82 paylines. Their slots are known for having a high number of bonus games including various types of free spins and you can often collect points to get an additional prize. The games give you random bonuses and sometimes special and regular symbols expand to cover several fields. Players often have the option to stop the reels spinning whenever they want. Winning combinations are counted from left to right starting with the first reel and most slots are of a low variance with frequent, small prizes.
The most popular slots are:
- Vikings Go Berzerk - is a 5 reel Viking themed slot machine with 25 paylines. It has Wild, Scatter and bonus symbols and free spins that bring you one of 5 bonuses. The bonus symbol featuring a chest offers 5 more prizes and during the game you get ferocity points from Vikings to defeat the siren in the bonus round
- Power Plant - is a science fiction themed slot machine with 5 reels and 82 paylines. It awards re-spins with a chance to get one of five bonuses
- Chibeasties - is a fantasy themed 5 reel slot machine with 20 paylines that tells a story of small funny creatures. As an award the slot gives you free spins with expanding symbols
- Golden Fish Tank - is an aquatic, fish themed slot machine with 5 reels and 20 paylines. An additional bet gives you a chance to get six bonuses on a random basis: free spins, stacked and Wild symbols
- Holmes & the Stolen Stones - is a 5 reel slot machine with 20 paylines. The bonus symbols launch the round where you can find bags with gold and fragments of precious stones. These fragments form collections below each reel and when you collect 5 fragments of one colour, free spins are started
In 2014 Yggdrasil introduced i-Sense technology - a support platform for cross-platform slot machines. According to the developers i-Sense significantly speeds up the process of downloading the Yggdrasil's slots to a casino. In 2015 they introduced BOOST™ which is a collection of promo tools that facilitates casinos' managers in the management of promos, tournaments and other events. In 2016 the company launched BRAG which is the first tool in the industry that enables announcement of big wins in social media. In 2016 the company opened the Yggdrasil White Label Studios division that develops tailor-made slot machines.
Yggdrasil History and Structure
Yggdrasil was founded in August 2012 by Fredrik Elmqvist who continues to run the company as its CEO. Previously, Frederik worked for NetEnt in different Sales Management related positions for about three years.
They employ over 100 people and the Head Office of the company is located at Tagliaferro Business Centre, Level 2, Sliema, Malta, SLM 1551. They also have 3 additional offices in Poland, Sweden and Gibraltar.
- Polonia Lubicz 17i, 31-503 Krakow, Polonia
- Gibraltar - Europort Road, Suite 843 B&C, Gibraltar, Gx11 1AA, Gibraltar
- Sweden - Regus, Ringagen 100 E, SE-118 60 Stockholm, Sweden
On the company's official website, http://yggdrasilgaming.com under Contact Information, there is a Comments Section as well as the option to contact the company by Email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The company also has a web presence on the following social media sites:
- Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/yggdrasiolgaming/
- Linkedin - http://www.linkedin.com/company/9215044
- Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/Yggdrasilgaming/
- YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/user/YGGDrasilGamingLtd/Videos
Awards and Licenses
Yggdrasil have won the following awards:
- 2017 - Slot Provider of the Year at the EGR B2B Awards
- 2017 - Innovator of the Year at The International Gaming Awards
- 2016 - Slot Provider of the Year at the EGR B2B Awards
The company obtained its first license in 2013 and now has 7 licenses from the Malta Gaming Authority, the UK Gambling Commission, the Gibraltar Regulatory Authority and the National Gambling Office of Romania.