August 12, 2010 (CAP PR Wire) – The Isle of Man Government today announces that e-Gaming company, Novigroup Limited, which owns the domain (“Novibet”), has been granted a gaming licence by the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission (GSC), allowing it to operate on the Isle of Man.

Novibet is a fully licensed online sportsbook which allows customers to see the betting offerings on screen from a choice of eight different languages, as well as highlights and live score updates. The site also guarantees the most competitive odds on select teams. The website offers live chat rooms so that gamers can interact with each other, and promotions of 50% of players’ first deposits (up to €25). The website gives customers the opportunity to bet on a range of sports including all European football events, basketball, tennis, cricket, darts, boxing, ice hockey, motor sports and more.

Commenting on the launch of this new site, David Hudson, a Director of Amber Business Limited commented; “We are delighted to have been able to support Novigroup in securing their licence. They brought together an experienced team to develop this exciting sportsbook proposition and through close liaison with the Isle of Man’s Gambling Supervision Commission and various Island-based partners, managed to launch within a particularly challenging timeframe.”

Commenting on this latest development, Alex Downie MLC, Department of Economic Development Member with responsibility for e-gaming said: “I am very pleased to see the Novigroup announcement which is the latest in a long line of business developments in this sector. The excellent public/private sector partnership which exists on the Island is clearly evidenced by this latest success.”

Garth Kimber, Head of e-Gaming Development, Isle of Man Government’s Department of Economic Development commented: “The addition of Novibet to the Isle of Man showcases the Island’s success as a leading platform for gaming companies. The high level of regulation and support in the Isle of Man offers an ideal environment for Novibet to develop its business.”

For more information:
Lansons Communications contacts:
Laura Moss: 0207 294 3694,
Kate Douglas: 0207 566 9712,

David Hudson
Head of Private Clients
01624 682241

Garth Kimber, Head of e-Gaming development
01624 682307

About Novibet
NOVIBET is a fully registered online gambling website. Their goal is to offer an easy to use betting platform for their clients, excellent customer care, good value in their odds offering and all these under a secure and safe environment. They are regulated by the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission and use data security procedures that exceed e-gaming standards.

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