|Ongame today announced the addition of www.Bet24.com to its poker network. Bet24.com will use Ongame Network’s poker software, enabling its customers to play poker against more than 7 million players already connected to Ongame Network. |
In moving to Ongame Network, Bet24.com will be able to offer its customers bigger and better tournaments, improved software functionality and greater player liquidity, reflected in fuller poker tables 24/7. Ongame Network’s current partners include PokerRoom.com and Coral Eurobet.
Bet24.com is a sports betting, casino and poker site focusing on the Nordic market and owned by Nordic Betting Ltd., whose majority shareholder is the Swedish media group Modern Times Group AB.
“We are delighted to be able to further expand our poker network,” commented Ongame CEO Patrik Selin. “Our aim is to create Europe’s largest online poker community.”
“We are looking forward to becoming part of the Ongame Network and to offer our customers high activity around the clock, big tournaments and a lot of other new poker features. Together with a new, fresher site layout we are sure that our co-operation with Ongame will enable us to grow our poker business tremendously,” added Holger Kristiansen, CEO of Nordic Betting Ltd.
For further information, please contact:
Patrik Selin, President & CEO Ongame
Tel: +46 8 789 12 00
Martin Lerby, Sales Director Ongame
Tel: +46 8 789 12 40
Peter Marcus, Mantra PR
Tel: +44 207 907 7803
Ongame is a leader in digital entertainment specializing in multi-player poker and casino games. The Ongame Group started developing its gaming platforms in Sweden in 1999, and now owns PokerRoom.com, one of the world's most popular poker sites, as well as HoldemPoker.com and EuroPoker.com. Safepay - a subsidiary located in San Jose, Costa - runs all the Ongame Group’s gaming operations and also provides turnkey gaming solutions to external operators. With over 7 million registered users, Ongame Network is not only the world’s largest poker network, but also one of the fastest-growing and most successful. At the end of 2005 the company had 250 employees at its offices in Sweden and Costa Rica, and reported gross gaming revenues of around EUR 107 million for 2005.