Playtech Announces Virtual Sports Features

Playtech Announces Virtual Sports Features
Playtech Announces Virtual Sports Features Playtech’s Virtual Football Game due for release towards the end of 2015 In recent years we’ve seen some big name brands like William Hill known for sports betting venturing into the online casino marketplace. Online casinos entering the sports betting arena on the other hand has not been so common, and if you’ve ever wished your favourite online casino could offer a wider range of betting options, software giant Playtech may have just the answer for you in the not too distant future. In a recent announcement the software giant unveiled a series of unique, innovative industry first features within an expanded Virtual Sports Portfolio. This exciting new portfolio which will be available towards the end of 2015 will include a range of fully simulated sports games which allow for realistic betting and gameplay. Licensees of this new multi-channel package will be able to select from football, basketball and trotting, greyhound and/or horse racing, velodrome and speedway as well as tennis, each with its own league and tournament fixtures all with full sports animations and in-play betting functionality. This platform will be available across media including retail, mobile and satellite and will be compatible with most devices. Those in the know maintain that the games will be of the same high quality as Playtech’s casino games offering in terms of the graphics, with these having been shot on location using feature film motion capture technology and real life professional sportsmen and women. The games will offer realistic odds and a host of betting options as well as multi-language functionality with local language commentary being featured within each game, making these games the ultimate experience in virtual sports. Head of Playtech’s Virtual Sports division (yes they have a division for this already), Elliot Norris has been quoted saying that the virtual sports portfolio that the company is able to offer is the best the industry has ever seen. Playtech has also received a number of positive reports from licensees and test audiences in regulated markets – so we’re on the edge of our seats in anticipation of the new launch! Watch this space for release details and reviews.

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bwin.party and Manchester United Launch First Club Based Casino App

bwin.party and Manchester United Launch First Club Based Casino App
bwin.party and Manchester United Launch First Club Based Casino App Manchester United is the first football club to have its real money casino application. One of the most popular online gambling operators in the industry, bwin.party has took its partnership with the football club Manchester United to a higher level after they launched the first club based casino application. Manchester United is one of the best known English Premier League teams and its partnership with bwin.party started back in 2012. The world’s first real money casino application whose main theme is a football club offers a 3D casino environment. Players will get to see United’s home stadium Old Trafford as well as meet some of its stars. For those who are not familiar with bwin.party, this is a company that stands behind several popular platforms including Party Poker, Party Casino and bwin.com. The company is known for continuously breaking new grounds in the iGaming industry and this latest move was just another example of its extraordinary work. Blackjack and Roulette Available to Android Users Only When users start the application they are welcomed by the voices of current Manchester United stars who also guide them through the different types of game-play offered at the casino. Featured games that users will get a chance to try are blackjack and roulette in both American and European version of the games. Currently, the application can be classified as a casino app that supports Android devices only, whereas it was announced that it will be available to iOS users very soon. The Manchester United casino app is accessible exclusively in the UK market. Android users can download it via the bwin website. Every newly registered user who will use the code MANU10 when making a £10 deposit will get additional £10 for free. Three Seasons of Providing Dynamic and Innovative User Experiences The news about launching the Manchester United themed casino application was, naturally, published on Manchester United’s official website. The club shared the information with its loyal fans and expressed its delight of working with bwin.party. This is the third season as bwin.party and Manchester United have started their partnership. Currently, the gambling operator also delivers in-stadium betting for matches at United’s Old Trafford and offers exclusive rates for fans through its site as well. The real money casino application was launched in Manchester on Monday (16th of March) and the ceremony featured players of United’s first team. Richard Arnold, Manchester United’s Group managing Director, made a comment that the club has been impressed by bwin’s commitment to set the standard in the industry. He also pointed out that the company has been providing fans with dynamic and innovative user experiences for the last three seasons. Arnold named the bwin Manchester United casino is an important milestone in their partnership. Another person to express their thoughts on the unique platform was Sam Sadi who is the Director of bwin Labes. He said that the company’s aim was “to offer sports fans unique gaming experiences anytime, anywhere.” Sadi also added that fans can expect “superior graphics and game play.”

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Online Poker, The Leading Edge

As a gaming software developer, Cyber Arts is often asked about the future direction of online poker. Here are some of the most interesting developments that we see on the horizon.

Online gaming software the next generation of gaming software grows must be reliable and stable. The market and the high cost of acquiring players no less demanding. Technology is available, offers the same kind of robustness and scalability in numerous fail-safe platforms found as mission-critical financial systems and air traffic control systems. The development of such platforms requires a careful, rigorous design, implementation and testing, and takes years to complete, but what satisfied for gaming companies with less?

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