SCANDINAVIAN ONLINE POKER DEAL FOR CRYPTOLOGIC
SCANDINAVIAN ONLINE POKER DEAL FOR CRYPTOLOGIC OPoker.com joins Crypto's poker network in three year exclusive deal Online casino and poker software developer Cryptologic continued its brisk business pace this week with a three year exclusive deal to provide the Scandinavian company OPoker.com with gaming software designed for the Scandinavian market, as well as customer support services, e-cash management and business service support. "Today's announcement is consistent with our strategic imperative of adding liquidity and strengthening the CryptoLogic poker network within Europe, including Scandinavia," said Brian Hadfield, Cryptologic's President and CEO. "CryptoLogic's partnership with OPoker.com shows that even while we grow into other parts of the world, we're also expanding in our core European market." OPoker.com's management team has a long-standing history in e-gaming software, operations and affiliate marketing. Through the deal with Cryptologic, OPoker.com will have access to a network boasting more than 10 000 concurrent users, and to some of the industry's most popular poker events, including the Caribbean Poker Classic and the Head Hunter Challenge, an innovative tournament concept in which players win cash for every player they eliminate. "Cryptologic shares our vision of providing our players with top-quality poker software, tailored to local interests and cultures," said Daniel Andersson, OPoker.com's CEO. "Together, we will make OPoker.com a destination of choice for players across Scandinavia and beyond."