Elk Studios




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About Elk Studios 

Elk Studios is a well-known, award-winning European software provider in the iGaming industry with a strong focus on online slots. Based in Stockholm, Sweden, the studio has been in operation since 2013, and is a major supplier of mobile-first iGaming content, working with hundreds of licensed operators and partners all around the globe.


Elk's games are certified in a number of jurisdictions including many of the major European regulated territories such as the UK, Malta, Greece and Sweden.

Key Software Features

Software/Technology: HTML5

Game Types: Slots

Licensed: Yes

Mobile Versions: Yes 

Browser Play: Yes

Game and Software Features: Redrops, Multipliers, Scatters, Wilds, Expanding Reels, Bonus and Super Bonus games

Promotional Tools: ELK Compete offers the ability to run individual challenges and multiplayer tournaments on almost any in-game event


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Pug Thugs

Pug Thugs of Nitropolis is a six-reel, six-row slot with a maximum win of 25,000x the bet. The game comes with the Nitro Insane feature resulting in Nitro Reels, which take up the space of one symbol position but can contain a stack of up to eight symbols. Paylines work in all four directions, and players will also find wilds, coin wins a max win coin, a bonus game and a super bonus game.

Tropi Cool 3

Tropi Cool 3 is an Ancient Egypt-themed slot, that comes with a COOL Reel with three levels. Any winning combos on the first level of the COOL Reel will drop onto the main grid. The game also has rolling symbols, wilds, multipliers, symbol swaps and mystery symbols. Players can hit the bonus game to access free spins, sticky symbols and a global multiplier, along with the chance to level up to a super bonus game.

Ashoka Eternal

Ashoka Eternal is a cluster pay slot that starts out with a five-by-seven grid. It comes with big wilds, stacked wilds, an expanding grid, a progressive multiplier and a potential win of up to 25,000x bet. Watch out for the bonus symbols as they’ll trigger the free drop bonus game, with any additional bonus symbols that land during the feature adding a further two free drops.

Frog Blox

Frog Blox is a six-reel, six-row slot with the ever-popular Avalanche feature. This means that all symbols that form part of a winning combo explode and fall off the reels, leaving space for more symbols to drop onto the grid, hopefully forming more winning lines. There are also wilds, symbol multipliers, a global multiplier and a win-both-ways mechanic, all of which really keep the action moving along.


Buggin is a seven-by-seven cluster slot, complete with wilds, redrops, a bonus game and a super bonus game, along with a maximum win of 10,000x the bet. This game is all about the wilds, with each winning cluster generating a wild symbol, and the Wild Merge feature allowing multiple wild symbols in a winning cluster to merge into a multiplier wild. There are also wild redrops that unlock the shield symbol to trigger a further redrop full of feature wilds.

Pirots 2

Pirots is one of the better-known slot series from Elk, with Pirots 2 being the second iteration of it. The game plays out on a six-by-six expanding grid complete with a whole host of interesting features. Eight different feature symbols offer instant coin wins, symbol upgrades, wilds, game grid expansions, redrops and symbol transformations.

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Who is Elk Studios?

Elk Studios is a popular, Stockholm-based iGaming studio, founded in 2013 with a strong focus on online slot games. The studio supplies a range of online casino operators, with over 40 games on offer altogether. In 2024, the studio won Slot of the Year at the CasinoBeats Game Developer Awards for their popular sequel slot Pirots 2.

What type of games does Elk Studios develop?

Elk offers innovative slots with high-quality graphics and a very broad range of features. The studio’s X-iter™ technology, allows players to play with a selection of predefined modes and effectively customise the games to their preferences.

Is Elk Studios licensed and regulated?

Elk Studios is fully licensed and regulated by various relevant authorities including the United Kingdom Gambling Commission, the Malta Gaming Authority and the Hellenic Gaming Commission in Greece.

Does Elk Studios offer promotional tools?

Elk Studios provides a range of customisable marketing and promotional tools, incorporating ELK Compete, with the ability to run individual challenges and multiplayer tournaments on almost any in-game event.

Why integrate Elk Studios' Games through ESA Gaming?

ESA Gaming’s easy-to-integrate Game Aggregator System (GAS) API means operators can easily add Elk's top quality game content to their casino offering, from one single back office, also giving access to multiple online casino software providers in one simple integration.

ESA Gaming’s flexible approach to delivering best-of-breed gaming content allows sportsbook and online casinos the chance choose the games that match player tastes and localization requirements.

EGC Services Ltd, having its registered address at Soho St Julians, Punchbowl Centre, Elia Zammit Street, St. Julians STJ 3154, Malta, is licensed and regulated by the Malta Gaming Authority to supply Type 1 Gaming Services under a B2B Critical Supply Licence (Licence Number MGA/B2B/650/2018, issued on 25th February 2021).