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
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SOURCE: Amaya Gaming Group Inc.
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