February 10 2012, by Alexandre Dreyfus

Golden Nugget Announces Online Gaming Partnership with Chiligaming

HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Golden Nugget and Chiligaming are proud to announce that they are entering into an online gaming partnership, with a free-play website due to launch within the next Quarter. Golden Nugget has selected Chiligaming as its exclusive online gaming partner in anticipation of the legalization of online gaming in the United States.

Chiligaming’s proprietary iGaming platform, which enables it to connect to any poker platform or gaming content provider, is a central feature of its US proposition and is designed to both facilitate swift entry into the market and maximize options for the Golden Nugget as the US regulatory and vendor landscape takes shape.

“Chiligaming is thrilled to partner with Golden Nugget, which has a very strong brand presence across the US,” said Alexandre Dreyfus, Chiligaming’s CEO and Founder. “With its Las Vegas, Laughlin and Atlantic City properties, it is ideally and uniquely positioned for all of the online developments that lie ahead.” According to Golden Nugget’s Chairman and Owner, Tilman J. Fertitta, “We started an intensive process approximately nine (9) months ago and looked at more than a dozen internet gaming companies and selected Alex and Chiligaming because they were experienced in online gaming in Europe and demonstrated incredible passion, talent and knowledge which our team found to far exceed their competitors. We believe that online gaming is inevitable in the United States and that the Golden Nugget will be well positioned to compete when US laws allow for online gaming.”

ABOUT GOLDEN NUGGET

Mr. Fertitta, through various wholly-owned affiliates, operates three (3) Golden Nugget Hotels and Casinos which are located inLas Vegas and Laughlin, Nevada and Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Las Vegas – Winner of the AAA Four Diamond Award consecutively since 1977, the Golden Nugget Las Vegas is the most luxurious resort on the Fremont Street Experience, and consistently receives critical acclaim for exceeding customer expectations. The Golden Nugget Las Vegas now offers more than 2,400 deluxe guestrooms and suites; a high-energy casino featuring the most popular slot and video poker machines, table games, race and sports book, and poker room; nightly entertainment with master impressionist and comedian Gordie Brown; world-class restaurants such as Grotto Italian Ristorante and Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse; a luxury spa and salon; and The Tank (rated one of the world’s top ten pools), a year-round outdoor swimming pool complete with a 200,000-gallon, live shark aquarium and the new H20 poolside lounge.

Atlantic City – The Golden Nugget Atlantic City, located on Frank S. Farley Marina is a premier resort destination, offering guests more than 700 rooms and suites. The entire property is currently under renovation and will shortly take on a fresh, modern look to include a high-energy casino featuring the most popular slot and video poker machines, table games, and poker room. Already completed are new bars and lounges, stylish retail offerings, as well as Landry’s signature world-class restaurants such as Chart House and Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse. The world class luxury spa and salon and H20 poolside lounge will be completed soon. The Golden Nugget will introduce first-class accommodations, exquisite dining options and fun-filled entertainment venues unlike anything else available in Atlantic City, with all renovations slated for completion by March 2012.

Laughlin – An oasis in the desert, the Golden Nugget Laughlin is a hotel-casino located on the banks of the Colorado River, near the Arizona and California borders, in Laughlin, Nevada. The whimsical, tropical-themed resort features top-notch restaurants, comfortable guest rooms and some of the hottest gaming action in Laughlin – all accented with personalized service and hospitality that have earned the hotel and casino many accolades. Guests can bask in a tropical paradise where the intimacy and serenity of the Colorado River region meets the high-energy gaming action of Nevada. The casino features slot and video poker machines, including progressive-play machines; table games, and a complete race and sports book, which is linked to the Golden Nugget Las Vegas for the most up-to-the-minute betting lines. In addition to gaming guests can wet their palate at several signature dining concepts featuring Harlow’s, Joe’s Crab Shack and Saltgrass Steak House before partaking in the energy of the nightclub/lounge.

ABOUT CHILIGAMING

Chiligaming is an international developer and operator of multi-platform social games and gambling products. Its vision is to offer entertainment and to connect people of all cultures with social games and gambling products that guarantee safety and fair play so they can play wherever on a wide range of platforms. The company was founded in 2006 by French entrepreneur,Alexandre Dreyfus, in order to provide a new and safe gaming and entertainment experience to consumers. It comprises a workforce of over 13 nationalities and has offices located in Malta, France and the UK. Equipped as an aggregator, a developer and a operator, capable of seamlessly working with proprietary and licensed software, Chiligaming is focused towards making its business as flexible as it can be for both its B2B and B2C clients.

 

 

SOURCE Golden Nugget

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Alexandre Dreyfus is the founder and CEO of Media Sports & Entertainment, a company dedicated to manage different projects, including the Global Poker Index, a ranking system for live poker players, The Hendon Mob, Worlds Largest Live Poker Database, the Global Poker League, European & American Poker Awards and recently launched the Gaming Player Index, connecting the world of poker with esports.
Alex Dreyfus is the founder and CEO of Chiligaming, amongst other projects, whose technology was sold to Bally Technologies.
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