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Playtech Unveils “The Money Drop Live” Game Show

By: Staff Writer, July 16, 2021

Playtech Live teamed up with Banijay to bring a revolutionary new twist on game shows, based on the iconic TV brand.

Playtech has announced the launch of The Money Drop Live – based on the iconic Banijay-owned brand.

Can You Beat The Money Drop?

The latest Playtech’s game show, the Money Drop Live brings all the appeal of the popular TV series to Live Gaming. It was shown in the UK as The Million Pound Drop, and later The £100k Drop, hosted by Davina McCall. Furthermore, over 50 countries adapted the Money Drop format. This gives the new game an instant recognition factor in markets worldwide.

The launch of The Money Drop Live continues Playtech’s partnership with Banijay Brands. Last year Playtech collaborated with the content producer on the launch of Deal or No Deal – The Big Draw.

The Gameplay Explained

In the main game, a Live dealer spins a wheel of chance, featuring multipliers up to a maximum of 5000x. Any multiplier other than 8x triggers the Drop Zones game, which follows the wider brand’s original format. And players choose how to split their money in the hope of a big win. One of the four Drop Zones is always safe, guaranteeing winnings for a player. If the wheel lands on 8x, then Quick Drop game will begin. Here players must place everything in one Zone for an exciting ‘all or nothing’ gamble.

Additionally, the Card Clash bonus game gives players the chance to earn multiplier-boosted wins. This is based on a simple ‘higher or lower?’ format.

The Comments

Kevin Kilminster, Head of Innovation at Playtech Live, spoke about the brand new release. 

“The Money Drop Live has everything – an exciting, engaging format, a brand with international appeal, and the kind of experience-led gameplay that typifies Playtech Live Casino. We’ve seen a major increase in the popularity of game show style formats and presentation in recent years,” he added.  It “creates a fantastic opportunity to bring the excitement of some of the world’s best-loved brands to Live Gaming.”

Lex Scott, Commercial Director, Gaming & Gambling at Banijay Brands, agreed. 

“We are delighted to further our partnership with Playtech to deliver more great gaming from Banijay’s extensive catalogue of acclaimed formats. The Money Drop is a globally recognised brand and by combining the iconic gameplay with Playtech’s innovative live series, we are delivering players a world-class live gaming experience.”

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