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CryptoLogic, OPoker.com sign deal

13 May 2008


Cryptologic Increases Poker Presence in Core European Market with OPoker CryptoLogic to increase poker liquidity with delivery of top online poker solutions to Scandinavian market

DUBLIN, Ireland -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- CryptoLogic Limited, a leading software developer to the global Internet gaming market, through its wholly owned subsidiary WagerLogic, today announced an exclusive three-year licensing agreement with OPoker.com, a new online poker site launched by a group of Scandinavia's leading Internet poker executives.

Under the agreement, CryptoLogic will be OPoker.com's sole provider of 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. With CryptoLogic, OPoker.com will have access to a network of more than 10,000 concurrent users. OPoker.com players will have access 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."

"The combination of CryptoLogic's technical solutions and OPoker.com's industry knowledge and expertise make this partnership a natural fit," added Justin Thouin, CryptoLogic's Vice President, Product Management and Business Development.

CryptoLogic, OPoker.com sign deal is republished from Online.CasinoCity.com.

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