11/20/2014 11:04 EST | Updated 01/20/2015 05:59 EST

Halifax gaming company signs payroll rebate deal with Nova Scotia Business Inc.

HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's business development agency has signed a five-year payroll rebate agreement with a Halifax-based software development company.

Karma Gaming International creates mobile and online games, which are licensed to regulated lotteries.

The company's clients are outside of Atlantic Canada with a focus on the European market.

Nova Scotia Business Inc. says Karma Gaming can earn up to $381,000 in payroll rebates if it creates 36 new jobs over five years, including two full-time equivalent positions in the first year.