|TORONTO – (BUSINESS WIRE) – dot com Entertainment Group, Inc. (DCEG), a leading supplier of software and services to the e-gaming industry through its affiliate Parlay Entertainment Limited (Parlay), today announced that the Company has received a United States patent for a new method and system of operating a bingo game on the Internet.|
“The technology behind DCEG’s patent ensures fairness for all players regardless of network connection speed and access,” said David Outhwaite, DCEG’s CEO. “DCEG is the value and technological leader in Internet bingo, and is committed to creating best-in-class software that maximizes revenue for customers and playability for users. The granting of this patent protects the investment we have made in developing and marketing our online bingo technology that is currently in use by customers around the world.”
The United States Patent and Trademark Office issued Patent 6,585,590 to DCEG for a new method and system of operating a bingo game on the Internet. The patent relates to Parlay’s client-server model bingo system, which eliminates any potential advantage to players with network connection speeds that are faster than those of other players and ensures that a player with a winning game card will still win even if his or her Internet connection is interrupted during the course of a game.
As the patent holder, DCEG has the rights to the technology in the patent and is the only company authorized to incorporate this technology into its industry-leading bingo product. Documentation relating to U.S. Patent 6,585,590 is available at www.uspto.gov/patft/index.html.
DCEG is a leading software development company specializing in the creation and support of Internet gaming products and related services, which neither operates nor participates in its customers’ online gaming sites. As one of the first companies to develop and license, through its Barbadian affiliate Parlay Entertainment Limited, multi-player, pay-for-play bingo technology on the Internet, DCEG is a leader in the on-line bingo market, and also offers a comprehensive suite of Java and Flash-based casino and lottery products. DCEG is committed to customer satisfaction and the regulatory compliance of its entertainment software products worldwide.
DCEG is an SEC reporting issuer, the common shares of which trade on the OTCBB under the symbol DCEG. There are approximately 10.9 million shares outstanding.
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