|London, England 11th December 2007 – WagerWorks/IGT, the premier iGaming software supplier, announced that from today it will be providing premium branded games for the Gala Coral gaming platforms through the new WagerWorks rgsTM (remote game server) system.|
Gala Coral, Europe’s leading betting and gaming group, has contracted to integrate the new WagerWorks rgsTM system to its existing iGaming platform. As part of the package, Gala Coral will leverage 13 of WagerWorks’ top performing games including Monopoly, Wheel of Fortune®, Elvis®, The 50,000 PyramidTM, The Price Is Right™, Jeopardy!® and Cluedo, together with the recently released MegaJackpots®, which has the largest online start and reset jackpot value of £1,500,000.
All these premium game titles will be available across the entire Gala Coral Casino, Bingo and Sportsbook platforms, which include www.galacasino.co.uk, www.galabingo.co.uk, www.coral.co.uk and www.eurobet.com.
Paul Mathews, President of WagerWorks Inc., comments:
“WagerWorks is excited to be collaborating with such a prestigious brand as Gala Coral. This reinforces our strategy of offering our great games independent of the casino platform and proves that this is a key distribution method to our operators. WagerWorks has again proven that players are becoming more sophisticated and discerning and as a result, operators are under increasing pressure to deliver quality content. The new WagerWorks rgsTM will enable all platforms to work with WagerWorks premium branded games”.
Joe Coughlin, Head of New Product Development for Gala Coral said
“We’re very pleased to make this announcement. Our customers love branded content and demand great game play. WagerWorks are industry leaders in this area.”
For further information about WagerWorks, their portfolio of products, new game launches and strategic alliances, visit www.wagerworks.com or contact +44 (0)20 7494 8787, firstname.lastname@example.org:
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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 Gala Coral
The Gala Coral Group is Europe's leading integrated gaming company and one of Britain’s largest private companies, with over 1800 retail trading outlets in the UK and an E-Commerce division, which offers customers casino, poker, bingo and sports betting on line. The Group employs over 19,000 people in the UK, and is the first in the industry to achieve full GamCare accreditation, covering all of the Group’s divisions - Coral/Gala Bingo/Gala Casino/E Commerce.
Gala Bingo is the industry leader with approximately 28 million admissions from 169 clubs, every year and a typical weekly payout of £25 million in prize money.
Gala Casinos is one of the UK's largest casino operators with 31 casinos across the UK, Isle of Man and Gibraltar and over 1.3 million members.
Coral is currently the fastest growing bookmaker in Britain, with almost 1600 retail outlets. Since acquiring Coral in October 2005, Gala Coral Group has increased the size of its betting shop estate from 1260 to nearly 1600, an increase of over 20 per cent.
The Gala Coral E-Commerce Division is responsible for the development, management and operation of all the e-commerce activities of The Gala Coral Group. This includes the websites of the Group’s UK brands, Gala Bingo, Gala Casinos and Coral, along with Eurobet, the Group’s international brand. Other services operated by the division include Gala TV, the world’s first interactive bingo television channel, Sportpress.com, the international sports results service and the Great British Poker Tour.
Gala Coral E-Commerce operates one of the world’s most advanced online and interactive betting and gaming platforms. The division offers everything from sportsbetting and casino products to bingo and multi-player poker. Over 1 billion total transactions are processed each year across our Internet, mobile and iTV services, equivalent to over 30 bets a second 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. With customers from all over the world, our products offered in 16 different languages and our customer support teams available 24 hours a day, it truly is a business that never sleeps.