y utilising its Orbis back end system, Sky can offer players the ease of a single wallet solution, enabling players to use funds deposited online to play games on their mobile handsets.
The WagerWorks mobile solution provides Sky customers with the chance to play top titles such as Rainbow Riches, Ooh Aah Dracula R.I.Peater, Elvis Top 20 and Hi-5. Customers will also relish the excitement of future mobile game releases from WagerWorks including the legendary IGT title, Cleopatra, and top brands such as Cluedo and Monopoly.
Simon Murphy, Head of Business Development at WagerWorks said, "This contract with Sky supports the similar strategies of both IGT and Sky to provide a fully integrated multi-channel package for players. Through integrating the WagerWorks mobile solution Sky now operates one of the most comprehensive interactive gaming options in the market, allowing their players to experience the same great games online, via interactive television and now mobile."
Speaking for Sky, John Parsonage said, "We are delighted to offer Sky players the ability to play their favourite games where they want and when they want. With the addition of mobile gaming, WagerWorks has proved itself to be very forward thinking with its content and technology and it is a development which not only enhances the Sky package available, but works in line with our strategy."
WagerWorks will be present on stand 361 at EiG 2009, on September 15-17, in Copenhagen, Denmark.
WagerWorks is a subsidiary of International Game Technology (IGT), and is the UK's leading provider of online, mobile and integrated digital television game content.