talian largest retail sports betting operator SNAI SpA first premiered GameAccount’s roulette and blackjack on www.SNAI.it in early August, becoming the first major Internet sports betting operator to launch an instant-play Casino Table Game in Italy.
In addition to roulette and blackjack, the suite of full-sized games includes video poker variants, hi lo and branded games such as ‘Championship Manager’. In fourth quarter 2011 GameAcount Network will launch miniaturized versions of the games for embedding in to web pages or Skill Games’ applications.
GameAccount Network launched in Italy in September 2008, underscoring the company’s commitment to serve the needs of the regulated Italian gaming market. Winner of an E-Gaming Review Award in 2011, the firm is now bringing the best casino table games content to Italian online sector, developed in-house in London or in collaboration with selected third parties.
Its Internet Gaming System is located on hardware in Rome since September 2008. Compliant with the rigorous technical requirements for Internet gaming in Italy, the platform is certified by Gaming Laboratories International BV for the provision of Skill Games and Casino Table Games to licensed Italian operators.
Dermot Smurfit, GameAccount Network’s Managing Director, commented “This is the end of the beginning for the regulated Italian Internet gaming market. After nearly three years of Skill Games, the launch of Casino Table Games is expected to drive significant incremental value from our operators’ existing customer base. Through a commitment to excellence, our team is proud to have become the leading supplier of high quality Casino Games to Italy, one of Europe’s most exciting and lucrative Internet gaming markets.”