California based tribal online gaming provider Pala Interactive has joined forces with GeoComply USA as it looks to adhere to the new American gambling laws requiring online casinos to identify where their players are located. GeoComply is licensed in Nevada alone, at the moment, but is currently waiting for New Jersey approval.
With online casinos in America. limited to within the borders of the states they are licensed in, this is the next step in the move to bring tribal gambling online. The company is allegedly in the process of developing a new online interactive gaming platform for the US market.
The company would also look into the potential for mobile casino, considering the rise of the format in Europe, as well as the popularity of mobile freeplay and social casinos across the US.
Pala Interactive are headed up by former bwin boss Jim Ryan, and the CEO was very pleased to have GeoComply on board, describing them as “the most comprehensive, reliable and user-friendly solution for compliance grade geolocation on the market.”
Meanwhile, GeoComply has also signed up with a number of other gambling providers as America gears up for the launch of their first full, real money online casinos later this year. They have secured partnerships with bwin, Bally Technologies, NYX Interactive, and payment processor Secure Trading, and they continue to grow within a sure to be quickly growing market.
GeoComply’s Chief Executive, Anna Sainsbury, described the deal as an exciting partnership, saying: “We look forward to working with Pala Interactive across all targeted jurisdictions in the coming months and years.”
The first US online casino will go live on November 26th in New Jersey, and the state have so far handed out four licenses to operators who have casinos in Atlantic City, with more expected in the coming weeks.