MONTREAL, May 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Amaya Gaming Group Inc. (AMAYA) (TSXV:
AYA) is pleased to announce that Amaya and mybet (FSE: XMY) are
expanding their partnership to include Amaya's Ongame Poker and Live
Dealer on mybet websites.
mybet began using Amaya's online casino software in 2005 and the
relationship has since grown. As a complement to this established
casino partnership, mybet has decided to switch to Amaya's Ongame poker
network for both mybet.com and mybet.it. Amaya's Live Dealer offering is also included in the agreement.
"This is a strategic relationship for both parties," said Mathias Dahms,
CEO of mybet Holding SE. "Amaya's casino games have proven to be not
only highly popular but also very profitable. Now, we are aiming to
achieve the same results for our poker and live dealer offerings.
Switching to Ongame Poker and adding Amaya's Live Dealer enables us to
improve both customer satisfaction and profitability."
"The signing of mybet for both poker and live dealer illustrates the
importance of our full-suite product strategy," said David Baazov, CEO
of Amaya. "Being able to support partners like mybet with a full range
of games and products is an advantage for both parties. It improves our
relationship and presents new business opportunities."
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.
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. Ongame also operates in regulated markets
including 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 is a part of part of Amaya Gaming
Group Inc. Further information about Ongame can be found at www.ongame.com.
mybet Holding SE (formerly JAXX SE), established in 1998, is a financial
holding company with holdings in companies in the European gaming
industry. mybet Holding SE currently holds interests in companies in
Germany, Austria, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Gibraltar and Malta. mybet
Holding SE has its headquarters in Kiel. The group's focus is on the
sports betting, casino and poker products, which are offered on the
Internet at www.mybet.com and www.mybet.de as well as in betting shops. The shares of mybet
Holding SE have been listed on Deutsche Börse since 1999 under ISIN
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SOURCE: AMAYA GAMING GROUP INC.
For further information:
VP, Business Development
Amaya Gaming Group Inc.
Director of Communications
Ongame Network Ltd
+46 701 64 70 13