Circus Group launches full suite of Amaya casino games
MONTREAL, Feb. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Amaya Gaming Group Inc. (TSXV: AYA) is pleased to announce that Casino777.be, owned by Circus Group, today launches the full suite of proprietary and branded games from Amaya. Circus Services SPRL, a wholly owned subsidiary of Circus Group, has a three-year licensing agreement with Amaya, first announced on July 26, 2012.
The Casino777.be website, one of Belgium's first regulated online gaming sites, was launched in late 2011 and has quickly become the country's premier online gaming destination.
"Amaya's suite of casino games are renowned for being highly popular with players as well as highly profitable for operators," said Emmanuel Mewissen, CEO of Circus Group. "Amaya is enriching the players' experience on casino777.be through a combination of high-yielding proprietary games including some of the most popular branded games like Superman and Batman and highly popular games from other major brands."
"We are thrilled to launch the Amaya suite of games on a premium casino site like casino777.be," said David Baazov, President and Chief Executive Officer of Amaya Gaming Group. "Our casino products are an integral part of our strategy to capitalize on the convergence of online and land-based gaming, enabling our partners to offer their clients the best of both worlds. We have established a great new relationship with a respected operator in a new market to grow our business online, and we hope to potentially expand on that relationship in the future."
Amaya provides a full suite of gaming products and services including casino, poker, sportsbook, platform, lotteries and slot machines. Some of the world's largest gaming operators and casinos are powered by Amaya's online, mobile, and land-based products. Amaya is present in all major gaming markets in the world with offices in North America, Latin America and Europe. Amaya recently acquired Cryptologic, a pioneer within online casino, Ongame, a leader within online poker, and Cadillac Jack, a successful slot machine manufacturer. For more information please visit www.amayagaming.com.
About Groupe Circus
Circus Group was established in 1992 and is considered the premier gaming group in Belgium. Circus Group are licensed to operate both gambling halls and casinos in Belgium and are currently operating 17 venues, 15 gambling halls and 2 land based casinos. The land-based casinos include Casino de Spa, the oldest casino in the world established in 1763, and Casino de Namur, with over 500 employees and 1000 machines. Circus Group operate 3 online websites and their casino offering can be viewed at www.casino777.be.
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