Net Entertainment Signs with Microgame in Italy

Published Sunday, November 01, 2009 -

Microgame provides gaming solutions for fixed odds betting, horse race betting, skill games and poker, instant lotteries, bingo and National totalizer games. In Italy, Microgame is the leading service provider for the remote gaming market. Utilizing innovative technologies Microgame develops high quality products and services focusing on the needs of both the clients and the game users. The company operates on a national and international level having the necessary licenses and authorizations in order to operate according to the regulations in force in the respective markets. Now Microgame one of Italy's largest remote gaming providers has signed an agreement with Swedish online gambling software developer and provider Net Entertainment. Net Entertainment uses the proven CasinoModule platform. This deal gives Net Entertainment a useable base in the growing Italian online gaming market.

Microgame was founded in 1996 and claims more than 1.3 million game accounts, with a market share of 25 percent in online poker and a 28 percent share in online sports wagering. The company generated over eighty five million euros last year. The company operates under the licensing and authority of Italy's Autonomous Administration of State Monopolies.

The Net Entertainment CasinoModule gives Microgame access to an extensive range of market leading casino content to complement its existing products portfolio. Fabrizio D'Aloia, CEO of Microgame says; “we are very happy to join Net Entertainment to our exciting gaming project for the new emerging Italian casino games market. The worldwide recognized Net Entertainment's expertise in the casino games development and marketing will be strategic for Microgame to maintain the leadership in the Italian online gaming market”. Net Entertainment's Chief Executive Officer Johan Öhman, says of the agreement, “Gambling is huge in Italy and is expected to generate a gross gaming yield exceeding Euro 17 billion in 2009, making it the country’s third largest industry," adding, "In light of this, it is obviously extra encouraging that one of the dominant incumbents selects Net Entertainment as their strategic casino partner.”

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