888.com launches three CryptoLogic games, and licenses 10 more
October 7, 2008 (Dublin, IRELAND) – CryptoLogic Limited, a leading software developer to the global Internet gaming market, announced today that three of its most popular Internet casino games are now available at 888.com, operated by 888 Holdings plc ("888"), one of the world's most popular online gaming entertainment companies.
The launch of the games follows a three-year licensing contract signed with 888 in May 2008 covering an initial three games. This contract has now been broadened, enabling 888 to expand its total suite of CryptoLogic titles to 13.
"It's exciting to see one of the world's premier gaming brands recognize that CryptoLogic delivers a gaming experience that's truly innovative by deepening its relationship with us," said Brian Hadfield, CryptoLogic's President and CEO. "We expect CryptoLogic's new games on 888.com and other planned sites to be highly popular among players — and profitable for our business."
Players can now enjoy the stunning visuals, high-powered action, and super-sized jackpots of Spider-Man, The Fantastic Four, and Bejeweled at 888's sites — all powered by CryptoLogic software.
Boasting more than 200 games, CryptoLogic has one of the most comprehensive casino suites on the Internet today. From popular casual games including Sudoku, Cubis, and Bejeweled, to multi-bonus and multi-jackpot games featuring some of the world's most famous action and entertainment characters, CryptoLogic has earned rave reviews from industry peers and players alike. In 2008, CryptoLogic earned Gambling Online Magazine’s Top Casino Software award for the third consecutive year. Based on the votes of players everywhere, it is widely considered to be the industry's top honor.
888 Holdings plc is the world's leading online gaming entertainment company. 888 owns and operates various world-renowned websites, including www.888.com, www.Casino-on-Net.com, www.pacificpoker.com, www.888ladies.com, and www.888sport.com.
"CryptoLogic's industry-leading games and 888's reputation and marketing strength are a perfect combination," said Justin Thouin, Vice President of Product Management and Business Development at CryptoLogic. "We are thrilled to have built a great relationship with one of the world's true household names in i-gaming."
About CryptoLogic(R) (www.cryptologic.com)
Focused on integrity and innovation, CryptoLogic Limited is a world-leading, blue-chip public developer and supplier of Internet gaming software. Its leadership in regulatory compliance makes it one of the very few companies with gaming software that is certified to strict standards similar to land-based gaming.
WagerLogic(R) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of CryptoLogic, is responsible for the licensing of its gaming software and services to blue-chip customers who offer their games around the world to non-U.S. based players. For information on WagerLogic, visit www.wagerlogic.com.
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