Playtech Launches Landbased Kiosk System in Tanzania
By staff
TANZANIA, October 02 - Built on the proven success of its licensed online casino systems, Playtech announced today the launch of Baraka Casino - the first of a new generation of land-based kiosk networks aimed at the growing remote game terminal and electronic slot machine market. An identical online version of the casino was also launched -

Baraka Casino offers players a choice of over 60 games, accessed through a richly themed casino 'lobby', and available at game terminals situated in locations throughout the Republic of Tanzania, on the east coast of Africa.

The joint proprietors of the Baraka Gaming Group, which operates Baraka Casino, Alain Rybaka and Julian Barges, described their search for a third party vendor who could deliver a highly entertaining, yet centralized, easy

to manage gaming operation - one ideally suited for the multi-location environment they had in mind.

'Finding companies to provide software for the game terminals wasn't difficult,' said Rybaka, 'but identifying one system that could unite all the terminals and the agents who run them, and allow us, the owners, to manage the entire operation from a single interface, wasn't so easy.'

'Impressed by our online system,' explained Playtech marketing director Dana A. Ziv, 'Baraka approached us for their land-based solution. The result was a product that sets new standards in terms of sophistication, customization

and transparency.'

Playtech's kiosk system offers a wide range of payment methods, including pre paid cards and scratch cards, in addition to a specially tailored client and range of game terminal styles and interface peripherals. Many variables

can be adjusted at different levels of the network - from individual terminal settings such as game speed and sound effects to agent- and network-level variables such as session length and bet and deposit limits - all configurable by the network operator through a single management console.

The launch of Casino Baraka compliments Playtech's growing portfolio of tier 1 operators from around the world, the list of which can be found at

More on Baraka Gaming Group

Baraka Casino is an independent offshore operation, part of the Baraka Gaming Group fully licensed and registered in Antigua. The management team has a proven track record in land based operations and is committed to running Baraka casino according to those high standards - with the utmost

professionalism and with customer satisfaction as its ultimate goal. Landbased features found in Baraka Casino and unavailable elsewhere include 'European Roulette' with a maximum bet of up to $5,000 and other sophisticated betting options. Website:

More on Playtech

Playtech specializes in developing unified gaming platforms for the online gambling industry, primarily targeting existing online operators who want to upgrade their system, and land-based operators making their online debut.

Playtech gaming applications - online casino, live videostream casino, bingo, poker and very soon, games of skill - are fully intercompatible and can be freely incorporated as stand-alone activities. Founded in 1999 by a

team of ecommerce entrepreneurs and multimedia specialists, and guided by seasoned landbased operators, Playtech today has over 120 employees distributed globally, approximately two-thirds of whom are engaged in research and development of current and future gaming technologies.



Dana Ziv

Marketing Director, Playtech

Tel: +972-3-613-9990 ext 131

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