|BettingCorp Launches Fully Interactive Roulette Game on BSkyB|
London — August 10th, 2004 — BettingCorp UK Ltd., a global gaming solutions provider, has launched a fully interactive roulette game in the United Kingdom after receiving approval from British Sky Broadcasting Limited (BSkyB), the UK's leading provider of digital television services. The interactive roulette game can be accessed through BettingCorp's ‘PlayMonteCarlo’ betting and fixed-odds games portal service on Sky Digital's Interactive Main Menu (IMM).
The game will be available to Sky digital viewers in approximately 7.4 million households in the UK. The PlayMonteCarlo service provides fixed-odds betting games, including such games as slots, keno, dice, hi-lo and now also provides access to a roulette game. Users can play for fun at premium telephony rates or deposit funds via debit and credit cards and play for real money.
“We are very excited by the launch of a fully interactive roulette game on BSkyB,” said Michael Lobel, BettingCorp CEO. “Sky viewers can now enjoy exciting roulette play from the comfort and convenience of their home using their remote control. The Sky platform helps us realise our ambition of delivering cutting edge interactive technology.”
Sky digital viewers will be able to access the roulette game through PlayMonteCarlo on Channel 7 on Sky's Interactive Main Menu (IMM) as well as through the Sky Active portal.
BettingCorp is a leading developer and operator of multi-channel remote gaming solutions for Interactive Television (iTV) and in-room hotel entertainment systems. Through strong global consumer and technology partnerships, BettingCorp is perfectly placed to provide fully-managed or licensed betting and gaming services and applications. The company’s, state of the art, open standards technology is one of the best available in the marketplace, with industry leading customer retention and business management tools, robust, secure infrastructure and innovative games.
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