Boyd Interactive Chooses Bwin.party for Online Poker Software

Published Monday, December 03, 2012 - Online-Casinos.com

Boyd Interactive Gaming is based in Nevada where the licensing of online gambling operators is well underway. Boyd Interactive Gaming was recently granted a permit by the Nevada Gaming Commission to operate an online poker room that offers real money play in the State of Nevada market. Boyd Interactive also has announced they have chosen European focused Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment as the platform provider for their new launch. Bwin.party Digital Entertainment has a following in the USA with MGM and Boyd teaming up with Bwin to create a firm that deals exclusively with the digital element of their business.

The time it takes to write software for the application of online poker proved too costly and complicated for Boyd so the partnership was the best solution for a speedy and comprehensive offering of the online poker products. A spokesperson for the Boyd Interactive division of this respected and well known operator said, a representative of the company said, “We knew we did not want to write code or write a big check to buy an Internet gaming company and after interviewing 18 different organisations for the partnerships, Boyd decided that Bwin.Party was the best choice. “ Bwin.party removed its products from the USA market immediately after the 2006 Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act came into effect.

The company has applied to the Nevada Gaming Commission for a license which they hope will come through even though the company has run into some trouble in Europe with the detention of its co-chairman in Belgium in regards to their activities in that jurisdiction. Boyd gaming will not launch its products until Bwin.party Digital Entertainment receives official confirmation that it will be able to operate legally. In order to keep the online poker in Nevada geo locating technology is essential for a safe environment that keeps players from other areas out of the play. Bwin.party will provide the needed expertise once all the legal issues are dealt with.

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