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Netflix's Squid Game to Hit Casinos in 2024

Squid Game - Netflix drama

If ever there was a TV show made for a slots makeover, Squid Game would be high up on the list. The hit TV show, which pits contestants against each other in sadistic and brutal battles, was a massive success story over the pandemic, where Netflix benefitted from masses of increased viewers due to staying-at-home policies enacted around the world.

Now, there is news of a licensing deal between Netflix and gaming company Light & Wonder to produce a slot based on the series, and it is penned to hit casino floors at some point in 2024.

The slot in development is expected to embrace all of the crazy games from the show, including Red Light, Green Light, Tug of War, and the Glass Tile, in the form of bonus round games. There will also be a digital version, which will feature three exciting bonus rounds familiar to fans of the show, and be made available to online players.

Light & Wonder will no doubt be racing to have the slot ready in time for the new season of Squid Game, which is slated to come out next year on Netflix.

What is Light & Wonder, the Provider Behind the New Slot?

Originally called Bally Manufacturing, before passing through several rebranding exercises that saw them called Bally Gaming, Bally Technologies, and finally Scientific Game, Light & Wonder is one of the oldest in iGaming after being founded in 1973.

The company revealed their new name in February of 2022, announcing its intention to adopt a cross-platform approach strategically. Their goal is to make their popular game franchises accessible to players everywhere and at any time. This includes games in land-based casinos, online platforms, and mobile devices, catering to real money stakes and free-to-play social gaming markets.

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What Other Successful Slots are Based on TV Shows?

Successful Slots are Based on TV Shows
Game of Thrones Slot (Games Global) Based on the sensational HBO series, this Games Global slot game offers players an immersive experience, with graphics and music derived from the show. It features 5 reels, 243 ways to win, and four free spins bonuses, each representing a house from the series.
The Sopranos Slot (Playtech) A slot game that encapsulates the gritty underworld portrayed in the hit TV show, The Sopranos. The game offers players multiple bonus rounds, each associated with a different character from the series, and includes original audiovisual content from the show for added authenticity.
Friends Slot (WMS) Based on the iconic sitcom, symbols representing the show's main characters go hand-in-hand with other memorable elements like Central Perk and the iconic couch. The game offers five reels and multiple bonuses, allowing players to revisit their favourite Friends moments while spinning the reels.

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