|Chartwell Technology have cemented their commitment to wireless gambling by signing a lucrative deal with Opera Telecom. Opera provides services leading portals, including British Telecom and Orange. Chartwell will provide its complete suite of online games for Opera’s new online Casino,GamRock. This will soon be followed by the first commercial implementation of Chartwell's mobile game suite for Java-enabled handsets.|
'The ability to provide mobile gaming support for our licensees is a key part of Chartwell's multi-platform gaming strategy,' says Darcy Krogh at Chartwell. 'This gives (us) the capability to capitalize on this exciting technology and provides our customers additional market access by attracting a new audience. Chartwell is also pursuing new gaming platforms such as interactive TV and networked gaming kiosks in order to maintain our technology lead in the gaming industry.'
A recent report by Schema, a UK Management Consultancy estimated that soon wireless gambling will comprise up to 33% percent of the total on-line industry revenues.