Amaya’s Ongame expands its mobile offering in Belgium
Goldenpalace.be launches mobile poker for both Android and iOS
MONTREAL, Canada – December 6, 2012 – 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 Ongame.”
“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.”
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/
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.
For further information, please contact:
Mr. Darcy Krogh
VP, Business Development
Amaya Gaming Group Inc.
Ongame Network Ltd
+46 701 64 70 13