December 13,2011 : Montreal based software provider to supply content to Loto Quebec
The Montreal-based Amaya Gaming group, which includes internet gambling software developer Chartwell Technology, has inked a content provision deal with the Société du jeu virtuel du Québec (SJVQ), a subsidiary of Loto-Québec, to provide online gaming content for its gaming website, Espace-jeux.
Espace-jeux is Loto-Québec's fully licensed online poker and gaming site.
A spokesman for Amaya said that the company is now one of the authorised providers chosen by Loto-Québec through a detailed request for proposal process.
Amaya was selected on the basis of its depth of online content and experience which has been enhanced by the acquisition of Chartwell Technology in July 2011.
The Chartwell subsidiary specialises in the development of a quality gaming platform and content for the Internet, wireless and other remote access devices. It has over 140 proprietary and branded online casino games and is on track to deliver a total of 39 new games to customers this year.
"This is an important milestone for Amaya, as it is our first opportunity to provide online content to a North American gaming website," said David Baazov, president and chief executive of Amaya Gaming Group.
"We are pleased to be expanding our footprint in the growing regulated online gaming space, as well as strengthening our relationship with Loto-Québec."
Loto Quebec is owned by the Canadian provincial government of Quebec.