By Press Release
London, England. (November 2006) - WagerWorks/IGT, the premier iGaming software supplier, has announced its collaboration on a new online gaming platform,, celebrating the R&B sounds of Detroit. is the brainchild of Detroit businessman Herbert J. Strather, who has enlisted the help of legendary recording artists The Four Tops, Otis Williams of The Temptations, The Miracles, The Joe Billingslea Contours, The Vandellas, Mary Wilson and many others to add content to this new music, entertainment and gaming site. is scheduled to debut in November 2006, with this unique online entertainment site merging the excitement of gaming with the classic sounds and legendary artists of the celebrated Detroit Hitsville-era.

Leading iGaming software supplier WagerWorks/IGT has developed’s safe and secure gambling technology, infusing the site with a feature-rich and regulatory-compliant casino environment. The site will boast a full suite of more than 50 top-tier casino games including slots, blackjack, video poker and roulette, along with traditional WagerWorks/IGT favourites such as The Price is Right™, Monopoly and Wheel of Fortune®. Other WagerWorks/IGT games will follow.

Paul Mathews, President, WagerWorks/IGT, comments:

“We are delighted to have been selected for this unique online gaming project. With the introduction of we will effectively raise the bar on what an online gambling and entertainment experience can be.”

Herbert J. Strather, Chairman, Hitsville Venture LLC, enthuses:

“We are creating a true entertainment and lifestyle brand that celebrates the world’s continuing love affair with the celebrated legends that continue to thrill crowds worldwide. This is a total music entertainment experience, the perfect complement to the legendary classics. I am truly excited about this project.”

For the music fan, is being created to showcase the sights and R&B energy associated with the world-renowned Hitsville era, all within an online gaming environment. Visitors to the site will have VIP access to promotions, trivia games, sponsored concerts, vacation trips, jewellery and one-of-a-kind memorabilia from the Hitsville legends. utilises highly reliable and secure technology to deliver a unique online gaming experience. U.S. residents may not place bets on the casino site under current U.S. regulations but may participate in scheduled to open later this year where they can play games of skill and be a part of a total entertainment experience including the Hitsville World of Shops, Hitsville Boutique and Hitsville Trivia.

About WagerWorks

WagerWorks is the premier iGaming software supplier, offering fully featured and regulatory compliant online gaming solutions, enabling established gaming and consumer companies to leverage their marketing expertise and brand equity across multiple channels.

WagerWorks has a very powerful and unique product proposition, with exclusive online gaming rights to proven and popular brands such as: Baywatch™, Monopoly, Play Your Cards Right™, The Price Is Right™ and Wheel of Fortune®,

WagerWorks adopts an outside-in approach beginning with the consumer and ending with the gaming operator, and focuses on delivering the most popular and proven land-based casino games through its multiple channels: Internet and iDTV. Operating partners enjoy a significant commercial advantage by delivering proven and differentiated premium content that continuously delivers the most compelling interactive gaming experience to their players.

WagerWorks offers an extensive suite of online games, including multi-line, multi-coin slots machines, traditional table games, fixed odds propositions, and a multi-player poker network, including iDTV and mobile phone solutions. These games are offered in conjunction with registration, verification and banking systems, casino management tools, and regulatory practices, which can be provided on a licensed or fully outsourced basis. The company has a regulatory compliance ethic, derived from its land based heritage and experience.

WagerWorks has strategic alliances with Sony Pictures, FremantleMedia, Hasbro, Action Gaming, PT Games and Games Marketing among others. Furthermore, WagerWorks has also partnered with Quova, Experian, Aristotle, CyberSource, Barclays Bank plc, Barclaycard and Orbis to deliver an authentication solution that is unprecedented in terms of security, reliability and cost-effectiveness.

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