· Australia-based Lasseters Corporation selects Orbis' OpenBet Casino module for its online casino at Lasseters.com.au
· Utilising the Orbis OpenBet Casino module, Lasseters now benefits from OpenBet’s ‘One Account, One Wallet’ unique integrated gaming solution
LONDON, UK – March 14, 2007 – Orbis Technology Ltd, a leading provider of interactive gaming and betting solutions, announces that Lasseters Corporation has chosen Orbis OpenBet integrated gaming solution for its online casino at Lasseters.com.au.
Orbis’ OpenBet Casino module provides the powerful back office management system and games content for Lasseters’ casino portal, and with the OpenBet platform’s ‘One Account, One Wallet’ solution, Lasseters can now offer its customers full multi-lingual and multi-currency support. The OpenBet Casino module offers an array of non-download Flash-based games, including slots, table games and video poker, featuring superior graphics and animations to create a unique player experience. The open nature of OpenBet’s architecture means that Lasseters can deploy a variety of games, including a selection of their own games, OpenBet Casino games and third party games. This flexibility enables a ‘ best-of-breed’ offering, delivering an enhanced player experience.
David Loveday, Managing Director of Orbis, commented, “We are delighted to have gained Lasseters as an OpenBet customer and to enable them to expand their product offering within the online gaming marketplace. The OpenBet Casino module offers an extensive game range with proven player and operational functionality which is key to their requirements. We are confident that Lasseters’ new online casino will deliver continued success “.
Lasseters Managing Director, Peter Bridge, said “The integration of the OpenBet platform offers the advantage of multi-lingual and multi-currency functionality as well as additional gaming features, enabling players to choose the speed, sound and visual display resolution of their games. The convergence of technology and expanding range of gaming options mean that players are really in the power position, dictating what they want from a gaming provider. We have listened to player feedback and upgraded the Lasseters site to appeal more to their interests and encourage higher rates of retention”.
Orbis’ OpenBet presents seven distinct but compatible software modules that include Sportsbook, Casino, Rake Games, Fixed Odds Games, Exchange, Retail and Marketing. It enables operators to provide their customers with the ability to bet and play across multiple products and platforms in a wide variety of languages and currencies, whilst offering a unique ‘One Account, One Wallet’ solution.
Established in 1996, Orbis Technology Ltd, an NDS company, is a leading provider of interactive gaming and betting solutions.
By utilising the Orbis OpenBetä software platform with its unique ‘One Account, One Wallet’ solution, Operators are able to provide their Customers with the ability to bet and play across multiple products and platforms in multiple languages and currencies.
Each of Orbis’ customer agreements includes an undertaking from the customer that its gaming operations that use Orbis’ software will not involve players in the United States or any other jurisdiction where such gaming operations are prohibited by law.
To find out more about Orbis OpenBet visit www.openbet.com
NDS Group plc (NASDAQ/NNDS), a majority owned subsidiary of News Corporation, supplies open end-to-end digital technology and services to digital pay-television platform operators and content providers. See www.nds.com for more information about NDS.
Australian Stock Exchange-listed, Lasseters Corporation was formed in June 2001 when Gocorp Ltd and Lasseters Casino Pty Ltd merged. It is majority owned and controlled by Lasseters International Holdings, a company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. Lasseters International owns and operates hotels and casinos in Australia and New Zealand
The business of Lasseters Corporation is online gaming. Lasseters was the first operator in the world to launch a fully regulated online casino when the company’s first site, Lasseters Online, went live with cash gaming in April 1999. Since then, Lasseters has become one of the world’s most recognised and trusted online gaming brands.
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