Live dealer gaming provider Ezugi has added even more depth to its growing Italian footprint after it was able to secure an alliance with igaming operator Sisal.

This collaboration saw Ezugi’s live roulette offering go live on Sisal’s online casino and sports betting portal last week, without any plans to go live with blackjack and punto banco on the platform scheduled to move ahead in the coming weeks.

Ezugi broadcasts from studios in nine locations around the world, including Asia, Europe, and Latin America, and comes with a completely customizable platform, which guarantees that Sisal’s games will use Italian dealers. It also boasts of a localized look appearance and feel.

This commercial partnership expands Ezugi’s presence in a region it claims has become “a focal point” in its expansion strategy, with its most recent deal before this being made together with online gambling provider Blox.

“This is a significant strategic deal for Ezugi and one that underlines our commitment to the vibrant Italian market,” Rais Busom, Ezugi territory manager, said.

“It’s an honor to partner with a major brand like Sisal, which has such scale and such a stories history. It demonstrates our strategy of seeking out blue-chip partnerships in exciting growth markets, he added.

Sisal, operator of Italy’s Superenalotto lottery, announced its entry into the competition to win the UK government’s fourth National Lottery license.