Playtech Extends Contract with RAY
LONDON, April 26, 2013
LONDON, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Playtech (LSE: PTEC), the international designer, developer, licensor and
provider of software and services for the online, mobile, TV and land-based
gaming industry, announces a two-year extension of the Company's contract with
RAY, (Finnish Slot Machine Association).
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For the past three years, following a public tender, Playtech has been
providing RAY with its leading Casino and Poker products according to Finnish
regulation. During this time, RAY has had great success in the market with
almost €50m GGR (Gross Gaming Revenue) reported for 2012 alone. RAY's overall
gaming revenues have increased significantly by integrating online gaming into
its entertainment portfolio for Finnish consumers, without compromising
business development across Finland's land based gaming operations.
Shay Segev, Playtech's COO, commented, "We are very pleased that the
partnership between the two companies has remained strong and that moving
forward, we will continue to see the relationship grow. With the recent
launch of Playtech's Mobile Casino, RAY will have yet another platform to
drive revenue and engage players in the Finnish market for years to come. RAY
is a strategic Playtech partner, demonstrating our strong position in
Playtech develops unified software platforms and content for the online and
land-based gaming industry, together with providing a range of ancillary
services such as marketing, hosting and CRM services.
The Group's capabilities enable the delivery of an integrated software or
turnkey solution, with players accessing online, broadcast, mobile and
server-based gaming terminals through a single account.
New licensees include existing online operators upgrading or diversifying
their offering, land-based casino groups, government sponsored entities such
as lotteries, and new entrants making their online gaming debut, particularly
in newly-regulated markets.
Founded in 1999, Playtech is listed on the London Stock Exchange and has over
2,700 employees located in nine countries. Its leading gaming applications
include casino, poker, bingo, sports betting, live, mobile and social gaming,
casual and fixed odds games.
http://www.playtech.com For further information contact:
Playtech LtdMor Weizer, Chief Executive OfficerRon Hoffman, Chief Financial
Officer c/o Pelham Bell Pottinger +44(0)20-7861-3232
Adam Kay, Head of Investor Relations +44(0)1624-645954
Pelham Bell PottingerDavid Rydell / Olly Scott / Guy Scarborough
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