MONTREAL, Nov. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Amaya Gaming Group Inc. ("Amaya" or the "Corporation") (TSX: AYA), an entertainment solutions
provider for the regulated gaming industry, today announced that it has
entered into a licensing agreement (the "Agreement") to provide a wide
selection of online casino gaming content to bwin.party in New Jersey,
subject to all applicable jurisdictional licensing requirements and
regulatory approvals. Under the Agreement, online gaming websites
provided by bwin.party to its licensed gaming operator partner Borgata
Hotel Casino & Spa ("Borgata") in New Jersey will be integrated with
Amaya's Casino Gaming System. The integration will provide players with
access to an extensive selection of Amaya's proprietary and third-party
online casino games.
"Our agreement with Amaya will enable players in New Jersey to access an
even wider range of market-leading online casino games through the
partypoker.com, Borgatacasino.com and Borgatapoker.com gaming sites in
New Jersey. We are delighted to be working with one of the premier
providers of online casino content in the market today," said Golan
Shaked, Director of Games at bwin.party.
Amaya also announced that bwin.party will launch a range of Amaya's
leading online gaming titles from its existing online gaming websites.
bwin.party is a global online gaming business with market leading
positions in each of its four product verticals: poker, sports betting,
casino and bingo. Its leading brands include partypoker, bwin, PartyCasino and Foxy Bingo.
"We are thrilled to expand our longstanding partnership with bwin.party
and extend our online gaming footprint," said David Baazov, CEO of
Amaya Gaming Group. "We look forward to leveraging our proven online
casino content and bwin.party's strong reputation and partnerships to
embrace the emerging but exciting online gaming market in the U.S. and
the existing online gaming markets they serve."
ABOUT AMAYA GAMING GROUP INC.
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.
bwin.party digital entertainment plc is a global online gaming company.
The Company was formed from the merger of bwin Interactive
Entertainment AG and PartyGaming Plc on 31 March 2011. Incorporated,
licensed and regulated in Gibraltar, bwin.party is also licensed in
Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany (Schleswig Holstein), Italy, Spain
and Alderney and the Group has offices in Europe, India, Israel and the
US. Listed on the London Stock Exchange (ticker: BPTY), bwin.party is a
constituent of the FTSE250 Index Series as well as the FTSE4Good Index
Series. FOR MORE INFORMATION visit www.bwinparty.com
DISCLAIMER IN REGARDS TO FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
Certain statements included herein, including those that express
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
forward looking statements. Except as required by law, the Corporation
does not intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any
forward-looking statements to reflect, in particular, new information
or future events.
SOURCE: Amaya Gaming Group Inc.
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