Amaya's Ongame selected by Redbet to power poker
MONTREAL, Dec. 18, 2012, 2012 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) --
Amaya Gaming Group Inc. ("Amaya" or the
"Corporation") (TSXV: AYA), an entertainment solutions provider for the
regulated gaming industry, announced today that Redbet Gaming Ltd
("Redbet") has chosen Amaya's wholly owned subsidiary Ongame Network
Ltd. ("Ongame") for a two-year licensing agreement to power its
company-wide poker business. The multi-site deal includes popular
brands such as Redbet.com, Whitebet.com and Heypoker.com.
"When leaving the IGT poker network we did a thorough investigation of
all B2B poker providers," said Adam Vella, Head of Poker at Redbet
Gaming Ltd. "Selecting Ongame was an easy choice. Ongame combines
excellent network management with a rock solid technical platform.
Today, Ongame now provides poker to all of our major sites."
"We're pleased to add Redbet to our growing family of clients and look
forward to exceeding their expectations in us as a technology partner,"
said Darcy Krogh, VP of Business Development at Amaya. "We continue to
execute on Amaya's plan for Ongame, which is to leverage its scalable
software architecture and infrastructure to add new partners to
Ongame's network, including in new jurisdictions. With Amaya's
regulatory experience and proven platforms in both poker and casino, we
are an increasingly viable option for those looking for new
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as
that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
Founded in 2004, Amaya Gaming Group Inc. is a technology based gaming
provider for the regulated gaming industry. An expansive global
organization, present in North America, Latin America, Europe, and
Asia, Amaya is an innovator in the gaming world. Headquartered in
Montreal, Canada, Amaya provides a host of services and solutions that
range from: online and mobile gaming casino games, poker games and
platforms, traditional and mobile lotteries, networked electronic
gaming systems, hospitality in-room entertainment systems, management
systems, content suites, advisory and management services, and
integrity monitoring and auditing systems for the regulated gaming
markets. For more information please visit www.amayagaming.com or www.amayaonline.com.
Ongame is one of the world's largest B2B poker providers. The global
network includes more than 25 of the e-gaming industry's strongest
brands and operators, and has up to 45,000 concurrent players at peak
hours. Ongame also operates on regulated markets like France, Italy,
Denmark, Belgium and Spain. The company offers both operators and their
players a wide variety of cash games and tournaments to choose from,
every hour of every day. Ongame Network Ltd is headquartered in
Gibraltar and part of the Amaya Gaming Group Inc. Further information
about Ongame can be found at www.ongame.com.
Redbet Gaming Ltd operates a number of sites including Redbet.com,
Whitebet.com and Heypoker.com. Redbet is part of the Nordic Leisure
group. Nordic Leisure AB (publ) is listed on First North, NASDAQ OMX
Exchange in Stockholm, Sweden. Redbet Gaming Ltd is licensed and
regulated by LGA of Malta where it is headquartered. Redbet was founded
in May 2002, by a group of Swedish entrepreneurs, computer programmers
and sports betting professionals - all with extensive experience in the
sports betting industry. Redbet's mission is to provide market leading
online betting services and went online in August 2004.
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management's expectations or estimates of our future performance
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reasonable by management at this time, are inherently subject to
significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and
contingencies. Investors are cautioned not to put undue reliance on
forward looking statements. Except as required by law, Amaya does not
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statements to reflect, in particular, new information or future events.
SOURCE: AMAYA GAMING GROUP INC.
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