Konami Gaming, Inc. Selects GameAccount Network as Strategic iGaming Partner
to Bring Konami Game Content Online
LAS VEGAS -- September 24, 2013
Konami Gaming, Inc., a global leader in casino gaming and systems, today
announced that after careful deliberation and a thorough examination of
potential business partners, it has selected GameAccount Network (GAN) as a
strategic partner in order to bring Konami’s casino games to the market via
GAN’s leading iGaming platform.
“GameAccount Network is a world-class provider of iGaming solutions. It was
critical for us to find a partner who could help us deliver our game content
online in a manner designed to help our casino customers grow revenue and
expand their businesses. Additionally, we selected GAN because our views on
Internet and mobile gaming strategy align,” explained Steve Sutherland, chief
operating officer and executive vice president at Konami.
The initial stage of this partnership will provide Konami content via GAN’s
network to a wide range of iGaming service providers that include legal real
money online wagering and simulated gaming sites around the world.
“We are excited to have been selected by a world-class gaming company like
Konami,” said Julius Patta, president of GameAccount Network USA. “Our mission
continues to be to enable land-based casino slot manufacturers to swiftly move
online into Europe and North America’s regulated Internet gaming markets.
Konami is an ideal partner based on their core values, their track record, and
their robust catalog of successful casino slot gaming content which we expect
to out-perform online-native equivalents. We are delighted to welcome Konami
content within GameAccount Network, and we look forward to bringing their
compelling machine-based games online and distributing them into regulated
Internet gaming markets such as Italy and the UK and, in due course, markets
like Spain and New Jersey. Customers from around the world have been asking to
play Konami games like China Shores, African Diamond, and Solstice Celebration
online, and, very soon, they will be able to.”
Konami and GAN anticipate having the first online titles appear on the GAN
network in early 2014.
ABOUT KONAMI GAMING, INC.
Konami Gaming, Inc. is a Las Vegas based subsidiary of KONAMI CORPORATION
(NYSE: KNM). The company is one of the largest providers of slot machines and
casino management systems for the global gaming market. For more information
about Konami Gaming, Inc. or the SYNKROS gaming enterprise management system,
please visit www.KonamiGaming.com.
ABOUT GAMEACCOUNT NETWORK
GameAccount Network is a leading Internet gaming system and gaming software
provider for regulated UK, Italian & Spanish operators seeking a fully
integrated Internet gaming solution compatible with the technical requirements
of the Alderney Gambling Control Commission, the Italian regulator AAMS, the
Spanish regulator DGOJ and the UK Gambling Commission. Proprietary skill
games, casino table games and mobile gaming applications are just part of the
broad gaming content portfolio available: Third party gaming content partners
with locally deployed games or integrated remote gaming servers complete a
powerful content offering for new or existing operators seeking an Internet
gaming technology provider for regulated markets. GameAccount Network’s
Internet gaming system delivers for many of Europe’s leading gaming operators
including SNAI, Sisal, Lottomatica, Intralot Italia, William Hill,
Sportingbet, PaddyPower, BoyleSports, Rank Group and Gala Coral Group.
In the United States’ emerging regulated intra-State markets, GameAccount
Network’s Internet gaming system has been selected by a New Jersey casino for
regulated intra-State real money gaming and by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal
Nation to power America’s largest land-based casino property Foxwoods® as it
moves online with free-to-play Internet gaming in advance of relevant
intra-State regulation. For more information, visit
Konami Gaming, Inc.
Annabelle Lee, 702-616-1429
Claire Bloxom Armstrong, 817-336-6824
Public Relations Manager
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