GameAccount First Past the Post
By staff
May 08, 2006 (London, UK) – GameAccount (www.gameaccount.com), the world’s largest integrated network of skill-based person-to-person (P2P) games, has been chosen by the Racing Post, the United Kingdom’s leading horse racing and sports betting daily paper, to provide Skill Gaming to its online readership at www.racingpost.co.uk.

The Racing Post’s online customer base can now access over 20 multiplayer games and tournaments through the GameAccount network joining players wagering real money from over 130 countries worldwide.

Browser-based games now playing within the GameAccount network include Sit ‘n’ Go games like Gin Rummy and Backgammon together with a selection of exciting P2P games such as Tournament Blackjack, Three-Card Poker and Solitaire variants featuring sophisticated knockout tournaments offering up to £150,000 in prize money.

GameAccount’s strategy of supplying ‘Games for Gamblers’, designed to appeal to Sportsbooks, Casinos and other gaming sites makes sense for the Racing Post core audience. Kevin Dale, Chief Executive at GameAccount, said: “We are thrilled about this new partnership with the leading name in British racing and sports betting. Each week, millions of pounds are won by high-staking players wagering within our robust network. Integrating our suite of proven revenue-generating products was a clear fit.”

Ross MacEacharn, Online Business Development Manager at the Racing Post, added: 'GameAccount was the right choice to serve our customer base considering their portfolio of innovative skill games and wagering models tailored to our needs. We can now provide a serious extension to the user experience. The service offers our customers a fully branded space to enjoy real-money P2P Skill Games.”

ENDS

For more information on GameAccount or Skill Gaming contact:

Meir Moses

Marketing Manager, GameAccount

+44 (0) 207 659 2519

mmoses@GameAccount.com

For more information on The Racing Post contact:

Ross MacEacharn

Online Business Development Manager

+ 44 (0) 207 293 3233

ross.maceacharn@mgn.co.uk

About GameAccount

GameAccount is the #1 skill gaming provider for sportsbook, casino and poker operators seeking a single-wallet Skill Gaming solution. The company’s proven portfolio of dynamic games attracts recreational gamers and is the perfect vehicle to build and sustain a broad user audience. GameAccount powers leading online partners such as, Sportingbet, Betcorp, Paddypower, SkyBet, (BSkyB), Tiscali, FHM and Wanadoo.

GameAccount’s Financial Services Platform supports full multilingual white-label solutions with seamless login and real-time exchange rates. Multiplayer games include Gin Rummy, Pool and Backgammon. Competitions include the world’s largest knockout tournament and progressive jackpots.

For more information please visit: www.gameaccount.com

About the Racing Post

The Racing Post, which was 20 years old last month, is the UK’s leading racing and sports betting newspaper. The paper, the first ever seven-day-a-week title is now complemented by www.racingpost.co.uk. This market-leading website, which was launched in 1996, has grown from 1,000 subscribers to 450,000 – of which up to 50,000 log on each day. The Racing Post stable also includes three weekly titles – Racing and Football Outlook, The Weekender and The Update – Raceform, the official form book, and a book-publishing division.

 
 
 
 
 
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