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Pragmatic Solutions platform enters the regulated German market with land-based casino Kling Automaten

Pragmatic Solutions / 12th Apr 2021
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Kling Automaten GmbH selects the Pragmatic Solutions casino platform to launch their Jokerstar brand online in Germany.

Pragmatic Solutions is very proud to have been selected by Kling Automaten GmbH to provide platform and integration technology for the launch of their new Jokerstar Casino ( in the regulated German online gaming market.

Founded in 1954, Kling is a third-generation family-run casino operator with 165 Joker casino arcades across Germany. The establishment of a new regulatory regime in Germany to license and regulate online gaming presented an opportunity for Kling to expand their land-based business into the online sector. After a comprehensive vendor evaluation process, Kling chose Pragmatic Solutions to provide the platform technology to support this exciting new phase and ensure local regulatory compliance.

Pragmatic Solutions is the platform technology sister-company of the industry content leader, Pragmatic Play. The company provides iGaming operators with enterprise platform technologies built around a core Player Account Management (PAM) platform. The Pragmatic Solutions PAM is designed using a modern microservices architecture and contains a player account, wallet, CRM tools, bonus management tools, payment tools, KYC/AML and fraud-prevention services, and is underpinned by rules-based automation throughout. In addition to the PAM, Pragmatic Solutions provides a Content Management System to power the gaming brand frontend clients and an Integrations Hub to connect the operator to many third-party content, payment gateways and services.

For Kling, Pragmatic Solutions presented a full-stack solution to accelerate their time to market and provide a solid technological foundation for Jokerstar. Juergen Kling, CEO, explained their choice of Pragmatic Solutions by saying, “We are very excited about the new online opportunity for Kling, and we have ambitious plans for Jokerstar online casino. We have a long-term vision and need a technology partner that can help us enter the market successfully today and provide ongoing innovation and development support in the future to ensure that Jokerstar casino becomes a dominant player in the regulated German market. After a comprehensive evaluation process, we found Pragmatic Solutions to have the right technology, experience in regulated markets, and a strong commitment to supporting our business as we expand into online gaming. We look forward to a long and successful partnership.”

Ashley Lang, Pragmatic Solutions’ CEO, commented on the announcement, “We were delighted to be working with Juergen and the team at Kling in this exciting project. We believe established land-based operators have great potential to lead in regulated markets and to support Kling we have made significant developments to the platform to ensure that it is fully compliant with both the transitional German regime that began on 15 October 2020 and the new Interstate Treaty on Gambling that comes into force from the 1 July 2021. final. We could not be more pleased or proud to be supporting Kling in the launch of Jokerstar casino.”

About Kling:

Kling was established in 1954. The third-generation family-run company operates 165 Joker casino arcades across Germany. One of the casino operator’s highest values is offering its customers the best quality. Therefore, both Joker arcades and their well-trained staff stand out compared to all their competitors. Germany-wide, around 1000 employees contribute to the casino operator’s success. Over the past decades, the company has continued to grow steadily on its solid foundation and is currently the sixth largest land-based operator. Kling is always seeking new opportunities and is therefore now heading for the online market.

Kling is based in Germany. For more information, please visit

About Pragmatic Solutions:

Founded in 2014, Pragmatic Solutions provides proprietary core technology solutions for regulated gambling business operations.  The key component of the Pragmatic Solutions offering is a Player Account Management (PAM) platform that is modern, modular, scalable, and connected due to an open API approach. The Pragmatic Solutions platform enables gaming operators to have complete control over their gaming business operations while effectively managing risk, ensuring regulatory compliance, and enjoying extensive flexibility in how they structure and manage their bespoke promotions and player experiences.  The platform is pre-integrated with numerous 3rd-party content, payments and service providers and supports rapid integration of new services of the operators choosing.  Pragmatic Solutions delivers intelligent gaming technology.

Pragmatic Solutions is based in Malta and licensed by the MGA and UKGC.  For more information, please contact

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