MONTREAL, March 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Amaya Gaming Group Inc. (TSXV: AYA) is
pleased to announce that Microgame S.p.A. has recently launched some of
Amaya's most popular online casino slot games including Serengeti
Diamonds, Samurai Princess, Lost Temple, Thundering Zeus, Chilli Gold,
Frogs 'n Flies and Aladdin's Legacy.
Microgame is the leading service provider for the remote gaming market
in Italy, where online casino slot games were recently regulated. The
company successfully powers nearly 50 of the most successful gaming
companies in the Italian market with over 160 online brands
"The Amaya suite of casino games are well known in the industry for
their player popularity and operator profitability," said Massimiliano
Casella, CEO of Microgame. "They will help us to maximize value for our
partners. We look forward to a close relationship going forward."
"Microgame is one of the most innovative Italian technology companies in
the market," said David Baazov, CEO of Amaya. "Italy is an important
regulated market for us, and we will be looking to increase our market
share in that country as it opens up for more business."
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.
Microgame S.p.A., founded in 1996, is the leading Service Provider for
the online gaming market in Italy. Microgame, authorized by the
Autonomous Administration of State Monopolies (AAMS), provides gaming
solutions for skill games and poker, casino games, bingo, fixed odds
and horse betting, as well as instant lotteries and National tote
games. In 2012, Microgame's customers collectively generated a gross
gaming turnover of more than € 2,3 billion.
Its main shareholders are Monitor Clipper Partners (MCP) and TPG Growth,
two international private equity funds, along with founders and
management. The company also manages People's Poker, the largest
independent poker network in Italy and one of the most extensive in the
world by number of brands represented.
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SOURCE: AMAYA GAMING GROUP INC.
For further information:
Mr. Darcy Krogh
VP, Business Development
Amaya Gaming Group Inc.
Ongame Network Ltd
+46 701 64 70 13