World’s First Cellular Casino Already a Reality in Japan
By staff
Nicosia, Cyprus – The future of casino gaming has already become a working reality for Japan’s 7.2 million avid cell phone gamers. Since February, Japanese owners of Docomo cell phones have already begun spinning their ways to cellular fortunes, playing Java-based slots via real money casino accounts from

The launch of ArkCasino’s cellular games package marks the first time in history that an Asian Casino has offered secure, real money wagering via cell phones.

This next-generation gaming platform is the actualization of a joint effort between Japanese cellular programmers TBR Entertainment and long-time casino operator

CV On NET, owners of the proprietary BeTheDealer Casino software.

Japanese players at, a licensed operator of BeTheDealer Casino, can access both the PC download casino and the new cellular casino with the same, free account. The download casino offers BTD’s full suite of 23 casino games, replete with the patented ‘Dealer’ functionalities. The cellular casino currently offers three variations of BTD’s 3-reel multi-line progressive jackpots slots, with video poker and blackjack to be released within the coming weeks.

“The technological advances in our cellular product will lead the way into a new realm of gaming and casino entertainment,” said Shmuel Ephron, CEO of BeTheDealer Casino. “While other software companies are developing and promising a dynamic cellular future, we have already delivered a higher quality product to an excited and enthusiastic audience.”

“Modern Japanese culture has always been on the cutting edge of technology, which is why we are proud to bring our outstanding product to Japan’s marketplace first,” says Hiroshi Aoyama of TBR Entertainment. “As global distribution of new cellular technologies advances, so will the world’s ability to enjoy our cellular gaming platform.”

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Developed and owned by CV On Net, BeTheDealer's proprietary P2P software is protected by a pending patent filed both in Europe and in the United States. Operational since 2002, BeTheDealer is the only casino available that allows players to log on as the dealer and play directly against other users in a P2P environment., owned and operated by TBR Entertainment, is a licensed operator of BeTheDealer's software. New players at ArkCasino are invited to enjoy a welcome bonus of 100%, up to $200, on both their PC download and cellular platforms.

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