Goldenpalace.be launches mobile poker for both Android and iOS
MONTREAL, Dec. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - Amaya Gaming Group Inc. ("Amaya" or the
"Corporation") (TSXV: AYA), announced today that goldenpalace.be has chosen Amaya's wholly owned subsidiary Ongame Network Ltd.
("Ongame") to power its mobile poker for both Android smartphones and
Apple's iPhone and iPad. The poker application can be found in the
Belgian iTunes Store by using the search term 'Golden Palace'. Android
users can download the poker application link on goldenpalace.be.
"Our poker players demanded a premium mobile offering," said Glenn de
Cuyper, Poker Manager at goldenpalace.be. "Starting today, we can meet those needs with mobile poker from
"The new tool for Android allows me to also play on my smartphone," said
David Janssen, member of the Golden Team, a team of amateur poker
players sponsored by goldenpalace.be. "We have looked forward to this and the gaming experience is
fantastic: fast and user friendly."
"We've been first into every market opened so far," said Peter
Bertilsson, Managing Director at Ongame. "Ongame was one of the first
to offer online poker in Belgium, and also the first to offer a
complete mobile offering. Mobile has surpassed that of any consumer
technology in history, being twice as fast as the Internet boom of the
'90s and even three times quicker than the take-up of social media
networking. Amaya and Ongame are proud to enable partners like goldenpalace.be to harvest the benefits of being a first mover."
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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 casino games and
platforms, traditional and mobile lotteries, 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 of Amaya Gaming Group Inc. Further
information about Ongame can be found at www.ongame.com.
About Golden Palace
The Belgian Golden Palace group exploits 28 halls in Belgium, and since
September 1, 2012 it has the online gaming platform www.goldenpalace.be, which was the first to get a B+ gaming license from the Gaming
Commission. The company owes its success to its trustworthy
relationship with its customers, which has been built up carefully in
the various amusement arcades over the last 50 years. Golden Palace
wishes to be the first choice for on and offline players. The company
constantly strives to offer its customers a more rewarding and
successful user experience; both online and in the arcades. For more
information please visit www.goldenpalace.be/
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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