Dublin-based online casino software developer CryptoLogic Limited has announced an exclusive multi-year licensing contract with GigaMedia Limited, the Taipei-based provider of virtual games and services.
Under the terms of the agreement, CryptoLogic will be the only external provider offering casino software across GigaMedia’s highly popular Everest Gaming platform.
The Irish firm stated that the agreement was made through its WagerLogic Limited subsidiary with the initial rollout of its instant play casino expected this quarter featuring a selection of languages. This is to be followed by a full debut with further expanded languages over the first quarter of next year.
“I’ve said before that CryptoLogic’s core strengths are the development of the industry’s most innovative casino games and licensing our exceptional casino software to the top gaming sites around the world,” said Brian Hadfield, President and Chief Executive Officer for CryptoLogic.
“CryptoLogic’s exclusive partnership with GigaMedia clearly demonstrates the international appeal of our highly successful casino software, a strength on which we will continue to focus and build moving forward.”
With more than 200 games, CryptoLogic has one of the most comprehensive casino suites on the Internet today while GigaMedia develops and licenses some of the most successful and popular multilingual online entertainment offerings including its Everest Poker platform.
“We are committed to delivering players the best online entertainment,” said Bob Cahill, Chief Executive Officer for GigaMedia’s gaming software division. “And this exciting line-up from CryptoLogic featuring world-famous action heroes can help us do just that.”
“Today’s announcement combines CryptoLogic’s award-winning online casino expertise with GigaMedia’s established and growing player base,” said Justin Thouin, Vice-President of Product Management and Business Development for CryptoLogic.