The Sky’s the Limit as WagerWorks Goes iDTV with SkyBet
By staff
London, England (22nd May 2007) – WagerWorks/IGT, a premier iGaming software supplier, announced that it has extended its partnership agreement with SkyBet to integrate WagerWorks games on the iDTV SkyVegas channel.

WagerWorks is releasing some of its most successful slot games on the SkyVegas channel. The first game which has already gone live is the 20-payline Cleopatra®, this will be followed by the 9-payline Monopoly with Pass “Go” Bonus. This new proposition rides on the continued success of its online casino offering, skybetvegas.com, also supplied by WagerWorks.

This collaboration is an expression of SkyBet’s wish to capitalise on the synergy that exists with WagerWorks, the opportunity to ‘cross-sell’ and the need to broaden Sky’s offering with top–tier, proven-performing slot games, which will attract new players to the channel and reinvigorate their existing players. This is a unique opportunity for WagerWorks to explore new markets for its top quality games by targeting a very broad audience who might prefer to play games through the TV rather than through a computer.

Paul Mathews, President of WagerWorks Inc., comments: “WagerWorks is very excited about this collaboration with SkyBet which we believe will raise the bar on game play and production quality for a gaming interactive channel.”

John Parsonage, Head of Gaming for SkyBet, comments: “This is a positive step to further enhance our iDTV gaming portfolio with a selection of some of the best games in the industry.”

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For further information about WagerWorks, their portfolio of products, new game launches and strategic alliances, visit www.wagerworks.com or contact:

Barry Walker

Black Chilli Media

Tel: +44 (0) 870 850 6158

Email: barry@blackchilli.co.uk

About WagerWorks

WagerWorks, the online subsidiary of International Game Technology (IGT), supplies feature-rich and regulatory compliant casino, poker and game content solutions, enabling gaming and consumer companies to leverage their marketing expertise and brand equity across the Internet and iDTV.

WagerWorks offers an extensive suite of online games, including multi-line, multi-coin slot machines, traditional table games, fixed odds propositions, and a multi-player poker network. 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’ premium content is the key ingredient and a necessary differentiator for successful gaming websites. The company maintains exclusive online gaming rights to proven and popular household brands such as Baywatch™, Monopoly, Play Your Cards Right™, The Price Is Right™ and Wheel of Fortune®.

Operating partners enjoy a significant commercial advantage by offering proven and differentiated premium content that continuously delivers the most compelling interactive gaming experience to their players.

About the games

Cleopatra®

Take a trip down the Nile and experience the mysteries of ancient Egypt. Just like the extremely popular video slot game enjoyed in land-based casinos all over the world, Cleopatra is a 20-payline game packed with exotic flavour including the seductive voice of Cleopatra. Line wins completed with the Wild Cleopatra double the award value. Three or more Sphinxes appearing anywhere on the reels start the Cleopatra Bonus. Not only do you earn 15 free spins, but all wins are three times their normal value.

Monopoly with Pass “Go” Bonus

The world’s best-loved board game is available as a video slot game. This 9-payline game combines two bonus features: the Community Chest Instant Bonus and a trip to the Pass “GO” Bonus board, both with awarding multipliers.

 
 
 
 
 
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