GAME: GameAccount Network Plc: Statement re partnership with Konami Gaming
UK Regulatory Announcement
LONDON & DUBLIN
GameAccount Network plc secures partnership with Konami Gaming, Inc.
Leading gaming manufacturer to move online with GameAccount Network
ISE: GAME LSE: GAME
GameAccount Network plc (“GameAccount Network” or the “Company”), a leading
developer and supplier of enterprise-level B2B gaming software and online
gaming content, announces the formalisation of its strategic partnership with
Konami Gaming, Inc. (“KONAMI”) as originally set out in the Company’s
Admission Document of November, 2013.
In 2014, the Company will bring KONAMI games online. The Company will also
offer its GameSTACK™ Internet Gaming System to land-based casino operators
utilising the KONAMI SYNKROS™ gaming enterprise management system.
KONAMI casino slot games locally deployed within the Internet Gaming System
will join those available from Ainsworth, Incredible Technologies, Scientific
Games, Reel Time Gaming, GamoMAT and Multimedia Games to create one of the
widest selections of Class III gaming content available online in Adobe Flash
and mobile client applications coupled to the Company’s proprietary range of
casino table games and multiplayer skill-based games.
GameAccount Network recently deployed its GameSTACK™ Internet Gaming System in
New Jersey’s newly-regulated Internet gaming market. GameSTACK™ manages all
customer registration, verification and banking and also offers a wide range
of Casino Table Games, integrated Poker and diverse Casino Slot Games offered
for real money regulated Internet gaming or virtual credits-based Simulated
Gaming™ via PC & Mac desktop personal computers and mobile devices.
Compatibility with the exacting regulatory regimes of New Jersey, Spain, Italy
and the UK have made the GameSTACK™ Internet Gaming System a world-class
regulated, certified and compliant solution for land-based casino operators
seeking to move online.
“GameAccount Network is a world-class provider of iGaming solutions. It was
critical for us to find a partner who could deliver our game content online in
a manner designed to help our casino customers grow their revenues and expand
their businesses. Additionally, we selected GameAccount because our views on
Internet and mobile gaming strategy align,” explained Steve Sutherland, chief
operating officer and executive vice president at Konami Gaming, Inc.
Dermot Smurfit, CEO of GameAccount Network, added: “Working in close
collaboration with KONAMI to bring their games online in regulated Internet
gaming markets is a unique privilege. Our mobile technology and experience in
rendering compelling Class III gaming experiences online secured this long
term strategic relationship with a market leading provider of land-based
gaming content worldwide.”
For further information please contact:
GameAccount Network FTI Consulting Corporate
Dermot Smurfit Mark Kenny/Jonathan Neilan Frain /
Chief Executive Officer
+44 (0) 20 7292 6262 +353 1 6633686 +353 1
GameAccount Network | Overview
GameAccount Network is a leading developer and supplier of enterprise-level
Business to Business gaming software systems and online gaming content.
GameAccount Network is listed on the ESM Market of the Irish Stock Exchange
and the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange under the ticker: GAME
The Company has developed an Internet gaming enterprise software system,
GameSTACK™, which it licences to online and land-based gaming operators as a
turn-key technology solution for both regulated real-money and simulated
online gaming. The Internet Gaming System, developed in London under a UK
Gaming Commission licence, is certified to the highest technical standards
currently required by gaming regulators.
GameAccount Network is also a leading developer of online casino games and
converts offline casino slot machines into online equivalents on behalf of
third party land-based slot machine manufacturers.
GameAccount Network has an established business in Europe, licensing gaming
content to UK, Spanish and Italian gaming operators including, PaddyPower,
William Hill, Rank, Lottomatica, Sisal MatchPoint, and SNAI.
In the United States, GameAccount Network has partnered with Betfair Plc to
provide Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino with its Internet Gaming System following
the introduction of regulated real-money online gaming in New Jersey in
November 2013. In Connecticut, GameAccount Network has licensed its Internet
Gaming System to the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation (owners and operators
of the Foxwoods® Casino Resort) to offer simulated gaming in expectation of
intra-state regulation in Connecticut in 2015.
Konami Gaming, Inc. | Overview
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.
GameAccount Network Plc
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