Agreement enables CryptoLogic to reach a 400,000 subscriber base across
10 online gaming websites and 20 countries under its Instant Click
DUBLIN, IRELAND, June 26, 2012 /CNW/ - CryptoLogic Limited, an Amaya
Gaming Group (TSX.V: AYA) company and a leading developer of online
betting games, announces that it has signed a new two-year agreement to
license its suite of Internet casino games to Betsson Malta Ltd
(Betsson), a leading European e-gaming operator listed on OMX
The agreement expands on an existing relationship between the two
companies. Under the new deal, Betsson, which has a total active player
base of more than 400,000 players across 10 gaming websites, will have
access to a portfolio of more than 100 of CryptoLogic's most popular
casino games through CryptoLogic's Instant Click platform. These games
include award-winning branded and unbranded video slots and full
complement of table games such as European Blackjack, European Roulette
and Video Poker. Betsson will also have the right to launch any new
content released by CryptoLogic going forward.
Betsafe.com is the first of Betsson's 10 online gaming websites to go
live with more than 70 of CryptoLogic's games already available to its
players following a rapid integration completed in May 2012. The
expanded agreement will also enable Betsson to deploy CryptoLogic's
games across its remaining nine sites with a scheduled rollout in the
second half of 2012.
Instant Click enables rapid deployment of a range of titles from
CryptoLogic's complete suite of more than 300 online games, by online
operators and technology providers on their own e-gaming infrastructure
and electronic cashier systems.
Ian Price, Vice President of Operations, CryptoLogic, said: "We are
pleased to expand our agreement with Betsson. This deal further
validates the quality of our games and their popularity amongst our
With a broad subscriber base in more than 18 countries, Betsson offers a
wide range of popular online gambling products and games in a safe and
user-friendly gaming environment. Its product portfolio currently
includes Sportsbook, Casino, Poker, Games, Scratchcards and Bingo.
Rudi Thomassen, Head of Games of Chance at Betsson, commented:
"CryptoLogic's games have proven very popular with our customers and we
are delighted to extend our agreement with them. With more of
CryptoLogic's entertaining games on our sites it will help Betsson to
continue to deliver the very best online gaming content."
ABOUT CRYPTOLOGIC® (WWW.CRYPTOLOGIC.COM)
Focused on integrity and innovation, CryptoLogic Limited is a leading
developer and supplier of Internet gaming software. With more than 300
games, CryptoLogic has one of the most comprehensive casino suites on
the Internet, with award-winning games featuring some of the world's
most famous action and entertainment characters. The Company's
licensees include many top Internet gaming brands. CryptoLogic's
leadership in regulatory compliance makes it one of the few companies
with gaming software certified to strict standards similar to
land-based gaming. The CryptoLogic Group licenses gaming software and
services to blue-chip customers that offer their games to non-US based
players around the world. CryptoLogic was acquired by Amaya Gaming
Group Inc. of Canada in March 2012.
ABOUT AMAYA GAMING GROUP
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, Africa
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 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.
Betsson offers a wide range of first-class online gambling products and
games in a safe and user-friendly gaming environment. Betsson's product
portfolio currently includes: Sportsbook, Casino, Poker, Games,
Scratchcards and Bingo, are operated by Betsson Malta Limited, a
company in the Betsson Group, under a licence granted by the Malta's
Lotteries and Gaming Authority under the Remote Gaming Regulations (LN
176/2004). Betsson Poker is operated by Betsson Malta Limited and
powered by Ongame Network Ltd, which has a network license issued by
the Gibraltar Government.
The site www.betsson.com is wholly owned and operated by Betsson Malta Ltd.
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management's expectations or estimates of our future performance
constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of
applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements are necessarily
based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered
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
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or future events.
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SOURCE CryptoLogic Inc.
For further information:
Ian Price, VP Operations
+44 (0) 207 616 1947
For Amaya Gaming Group Inc.
Jeff Codispodi, Equicom
+1 (416) 815-0700 ext. 261
Neil Thapar, Alexis Gore
+44 (0) 207 618 9100