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Evolution Gaming partners with Gruppo Lottomatica to launch a hold‘em poker table

texas hold'em pokerVideo-streamed live dealer online casino software developer Evolution Gaming Limited has partnered with lottery and gaming giant Gruppo Lottomatica SpA to launch a casino hold‘em poker table for players in Italy at

Certified by the nation’s Amministrazione Autonoma Monopoli di Stato (AAMS) regulator, the new live casino hold‘em poker table is a first for Italy and joins Evolution Gaming’s popular real-time roulette, blackjack and baccarat offerings for Italy.

Lottomatica premiered the new live offering, which is available via PC or Mac, by having croupier turned double World Series of Poker bracelet winner, Max Pescatori, act as a dealer.

“We are very proud to have achieved yet another first in Italy for Evolution Gaming and for Lottomatica,” said Gionata La Torre, Chief Executive Officer for Evolution Gaming Italy.

“This underlines our shared commitment to delivering the best live gaming experience across multiple channels.”

For its part, Lottomatica revealed that the new hold‘em table, which is filmed live in from a dedicated area within Evolution Gaming’s production studios, is also set to be incorporated into its Vegas Club show on DTT channel 59.

Evolution Gaming also stated that iPad play is due to be added ‘after the summer’.