|Chartwell Technology Inc. provider of gaming systems and entertainment content to the online gambling industry, has announced commercial release of V1.0 of its wireless gaming suite for Java-enabled mobile phones. |
The wireless suite, like the company’s other gaming products, can be integrated with an operator's existing gaming systems, banking and player databases. The initial five games comprising the wireless suite include, baccarat, multi-hand blackjack, casino war, slots and video poker.
Chartwell has invited players to demo their new games at www.playerselectcasino.com, www.playerselectpoker.com, www.playerselectbingo.com.
The Wireless Gaming Suite offers animated graphics that are customizable to a licensee's brand and design preferences. The Chartwell Wireless Gaming Suite uses secure and full-featured back office system provided with the Chartwell Gaming System and can be used in either Fun Play or Real Play modes says the company.
Darold H. Parken, Chartwell's President and CEO said, 'We will soon be going live with our first wireless licensees who will be able to offer their existing player base a unique platform on which to play our industry leading gaming products.'
Chartwell's Wireless Gaming Suite is a new addition to the growing trend amongst mobile manufacturers to Java-enable new mobile phones which combines games, gambling and interactive content. By the end of 2003 it is expected there will be over 70 million Java-enabled handsets in use, and over 200 million by 2006 according to the wireless research consultancy Wireless World Forum.