1 March 2011 (Stockholm, Sweden) – Jadestone Networks today announced that it has signed a 2-year Casino and Skill Gaming contract with Microgame, the largest online gaming service provider in Italy.
The agreement covers Jadestone’s unique portfolio of casino content developed in cooperation with iGaming technology provider Play’n GO, as well as a set of brand new local Italian multiplayer card games.
Microgame today successfully operates about 60 Italian B2B partners and Jadestone’s world leading mini games and borderless casino system will offer unique opportunities to manage and rollout new content.
From one control center, Microgame can bring all of Jadestone’s games to partners and players across their network and then manage the offering in real-time without the need for new platform releases. Examples of features include possibilities to hot swap games live to fit the respective target groups and to change bet levels in real-time to optimize revenue management.
“Jadestone is not only an innovative casino supplier, but also stack up a deck of Italian card games that look and play great. Their approach helps us deliver the flexibility that is the hallmark of Microgame,” said Fabrizio D’Aloia, President and CEO of Microgame.
Jadestone CEO Robert Henrysson comments: “We only want Aces on our hand in Italy, and Microgame is definitely one of them. Who better to work with on the booming Italian market if not the market leader? Our games and technologies together with Microgame’s large partner network is an ideal combination to take advantage of all the new opportunities at hand”.
The companies are currently integrating their platforms and expect to launch the first games already in Q1 2011.
MicrogameS.p.A., founded in 1996, is the leading Service Provider for remote gaming market in Italy, authorised by the Autonomous Administration of State Monopolies (AAMS) Microgame provides gaming solutions for fixed odds betting, horse race betting, skill games and poker, instant lotteries, bingo and National totalisator games. Its shareholders include two private equity funds (Monitor Clipper Partners (MCP) and TPG Growth), founders and management. In 2009 Microgame’s customers have collectively generated a gross gaming turnover of more than € 1 billion; in the same year, Microgame recorded a turnover of about € 250 million. The company also manages People’s Poker and People’s Bingo, the largest poker and bingo networks in Italy.
Via Giovanni Agnelli, People’s House
I- 82100 Benevento, Italy
tel. +39 0824 565401 – fax +39 0824 54130
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About Jadestone Networks
Jadestone Networks is a leading developer of fully managed online game solutions. The product portfolio is built on the acclaimed Arena networks and features backgammon, skill games and a full range of casino- and mini games in partnership with Play’n Go. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, the company is privately owned and funded. For more information about Jadestone and its products, please go to www.jadestone.se.
For further information:
Business Development Director, Jadestone
+46 8 24 05 01
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