Betcorp Banks on GameAccount for Skill Gaming Service
By michael
August 25, 2005 (London, UK) – GameAccount, the #1 Skill Game and P2P network supplier (www.gameaccount.com) has been chosen by Betcorp (ASX.BCL) a leading group of companies publicly traded on the Australian stock exchange, to power their flagship online sportsbooks, BetWWTS.com (www.betwwts.com) and CyberSportsBook.com (www.cybersportsbook.com).

Both brands are confident that the addition of popular skill games, such as Backgammon, Gin Rummy and Hi-Lo Solitaire, will attract a wider demographic to their sportsbooks, as well as appealing to their core of recreational and serious gamblers.

'Big cash tournaments and P2P (Peer-to-Peer) skill games like Backgammon resonate with sportsbook clients that visit our site as they are able to wager in a secure environment that offers the opportunity to back themselves to win,' said Andy Bell, Head of Casino & Games at Betcorp.

Meir Moses, Marketing Manager at GameAccount, agrees: “This deal proves that the sportsbook market recognizes the incremental revenue potential of P2P gaming. Differentiating your gaming products is a serious marketing priority in a highly competitive space. We’re pleased to be able to work with these leading sites and provide their customer base with a unique gaming experience that really delivers returns to the operator and user.”

The integrated sites offer the opportunity for CyberSportsBook.com and BetWWTS.com customers to win a share of the more than $2,000,000 worth of monthly winnings paid out within the GameAccount network. This includes a share in the world's biggest skill-based tournament, SuperCash, offering over $36,000 in prize money.

GameAccount powers more sportsbooks than any other skill gaming provider. Betcorp’s choice of GameAccount means that it will be the first Antiguan sportsbook ever to offer a fully-integrated skill games suite. The Skill Games offering is now live online at CyberSportsBook.com with an imminent launch on BetWWTS.com.


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For more information on GameAccount or Skill Gaming contact:

Inka Ikonen / Larry Colcy

Lyceum Media

+44 (0) 207 828 6988 / + 1 (604) 685 6240

Inka@LyceumMedia.com / Larry@LyceumMedia.com


Meir Moses

Marketing Manager

GameAccount

+44 (0) 207 6592519

MMoses@GameAccount.com


About GameAccount

GameAccount is the #1 skill gaming provider for sportsbook, casino and poker operators seeking a single-wallet Skill Gaming solution. The company’s proven portfolio of dynamic games attracts recreational gamers and is the perfect vehicle to build and sustain a broad user audience. GameAccount powers leading online partners such as Sportingbet, Betcorp, Fortune Lounge, Paddypower.com, Sky Bet (B Sky B), FHM.com, Maxim, Wanadoo and The Sun.

GameAccount’s Financial Services Platform supports full multilingual white-label solutions with seamless login and real-time exchange rates. Multiplayer games include Gin Rummy, Pool and Backgammon. Competitions include the world’s largest knockout tournament and progressive jackpots.

For more information please visit: www.gameaccount.com

About Betcorp

Betcorp Limited is an Australian public company and is currently the fourth largest wagering company by turnover listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX:BCL). Betcorp is an international leader in Internet and telephone sports wagering and a range of online gaming services for customers in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

 
 
 
 
 
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