Poker Heaven, BetClic and Bet365 recognized for innovation and achievement
23-11-2009 (Stockholm, Sweden) – Several prominent GTECH G2 software licensees have been nominated for EGR Awards in recognition of their innovation and business success. The awards will be presented in London during EGR Live, a new event bringing the online gaming industry together for seminars, workshops, displays and networking.
GTECH G2, GTECH’s new igaming division which combines the resources of Boss Media, Finsoft, St Minver and Dynamite Idea, is a sponsor of the annual gala event to be held at Old Billingsgate on 30th November.
Gaming Media Group, which operates Poker Heaven, is nominated for “Poker Operator of the Year”. Poker Heaven runs on GTECH G2’s poker software and is part of the International Poker Network (IPN), the largest independent European poker network. Gaming Media Group is also nominated in the “Rising Star” category.
BetClic, Bet365, and Bwin, all of which offer GTECH G2’s innovative games, are nominated for the coveted “Operator of the Year” trophy.
BetClic Poker has been part of the International Poker Network for some time and BetClic is currently integrating GTECH G2’s full casino suite, including download games, flash games and Games Room, all of which will be managed through the GTECH G2’s GMS back end.
“We’re very proud to serve each of these successful operators,” said Atul Bali, President of GTECH G2. “We are honoured that these leaders include our products in their offerings and we look forward to continuing to help them in driving the high standards they have set.”
GTECH G2 is hosting a debate on the Harmonization of European iGaming Legislation
in London 2nd December immediately following EGR Live. Information for interested operators and industry analysts is at www.igamingdebate.com.
For further information:
Larry Colcy, Lyceum Media
+44 (0)207 976 6469
About GTECH G2 (www.gtechg2.com)
GTECH G2 brings together — under one brand — the combined expertise of GTECH and its extensive lottery insight with leaders in the interactive gaming world providing a complete gaming portfolio of poker, bingo, casino, sportsbetting, fully managed services and instant games. The group includes Boss Media (www.bossmedia.com), a leading innovator in software and systems for Poker, Casino and Bingo entertainment; Finsoft (www.finsoft.com), a leading provider of enterprise-wide real time trading solutions for the commercial sports betting industry – both interactive and retail; St Minver (www.stminverltd.com), a fully managed service provider of Internet games to media, lifestyle, and other brands; and Dynamite Idea (www.dynamiteidea.com), a developer of unique, innovative digital instant and side games. Consolidating combined talent and expertise into one premiere brand means that GTECH G2 can provide a flexible digital solution to all customers, large or small, wherever they may be.
About the International Poker Network (IPN) (www.ipnpoker.com)
The International Poker Network has well over three million poker players and is Europe’s largest independent poker network. It offers players a full suite of card games including Texas Hold’em and 7 card stud with 24/7 multi-level customer service including chat, email and telephone. The IPN, which includes such popular poker sites as VirginPoker.com, PokerHeaven.com and the Casino-Club.com poker room, frequently awards six-figure Bad Beat jackpots and regularly hosts Guaranteed €1,000,000 tournaments. The International Poker Network is operated by GTECH G2 and managed by GTECH G2 St Minver, one of the four igaming companies acquired by lottery industry giant GTECH to form its interactive gaming division.