t will be the only external provider to offer casino software across the Everest Gaming platform - GigaMedia’s highly popular gaming technology offering. The initial roll-out of CryptoLogic’s instant play casino is expected to launch this quarter with a selection of languages, followed by a full roll-out with a further expanded language offering during Q1 2009. The agreement was made through WagerLogic Limited, CryptoLogic’s wholly-owned subsidiary.
"I’ve said before that CryptoLogic’s core strengths are the development of the industry’s most innovative casino games and licensing our exceptional casino software to the top gaming sites around the world," said Brian Hadfield, CryptoLogic’s President and CEO. "CryptoLogic’s exclusive partnership with GigaMedia clearly demonstrates the international appeal of our highly successful casino software - a strength on which we will continue to focus and build moving forward."
GigaMedia develops and licenses some of the most successful and popular multi-lingual online entertainment offerings on the internet, including Everest Poker, one of the largest poker sites in the world.
"We are committed to delivering players the best online entertainment," said Bob Cahill, CEO of GigaMedia’s gaming software division. "And this exciting lineup from CryptoLogic featuring world famous action heroes can help us do just that."
"Today’s announcement combines CryptoLogic’s award-winning online casino expertise with GigaMedia’s established and growing player base," added Justin Thouin, CryptoLogic’s VP, Product Management and Business Development. "It’s a perfect fit."