03/08/2012 :   BWIN.PARTY FILES FOR NEVADA ONLINE POKER LICENCE
 
European giant the latest to bet on Nevada legalization
 
The giant European online gambling conglomerate Bwin.Party digital entertainment has become the latest internet gambling operator to file for a Nevada internet poker licence, which has been closely monitoring applications.
 
PartyPoker, a key element in the group, cleared its pre-UIGEA slate with the US Department of Justice some time ago with a hefty $105 million dollar settlement.
 
Bwin.Party has signed partnership agreements with MGM Resorts International and Boyd Gaming  contingent on the legalization of online poker in the Silver State.
 
A running list of applicants which now boasts 24 companies including:
 
•Cantor G&W (Nevada) L.P. — Service Provider
•South Point Poker (Gaughan Straight Holdings) — Operator
•IGT — Manufacturer/Service Provider
•888 Holdings plc/888 US Limited — Manufacturer/Distributor/Service Provider
•Bally Technologies — Manufacturer/Service Provider
•Shuffle Master — Service Provider
•Aristocrat Technologies — Manufacturer/Distributor/Service Provider
•Monarch Casino — Operator
•Caesars Entertainment — Operator
•Boyd Gaming — Operator
•Fertitta Interactive, LLC — Operator/Service Provider
•Fertitta Acquisitionsco, LLC — Manufacturer/Service Provider
•MGM Resorts Online, LLC — Operator
•ACEP Interactive, LLC — Operator/Service Provider
•NetEffect Networks, Inc — Class 2 Service Provider
•Gaming Laboratories International — Independent Testing Lab
•BMM Compliance — Independent Testing Lab
•BP Gaming Entertainment, Inc. (subsidiary of bwin.party) — Manufacturer/Service Provider
•Spielo International USA, LLC — Manufacturer/Service Provider
•Spielo International Canada, ULC — Manufacturer/Service Provider
•Spielo International Austria GmbH — Manufacturer/Service Provider
•St. Minver Ltd — Service Provider
•Boss Media AB — Service Provider
•GNLV Corp dba Golden Nugget — Operator