Amaya Gaming group is based in Montreal and includes online gambling software producer Chartwell Technology. It has recently announced a content provision deal with the Societe du jeu virtuel du Quebec (SJVQ), a subsidiary of Loto-Quebec.
Under the terms of the new deal Amaya Gaming will be providing online gaming content in Quebec in compliance with Canadian gambling laws. Espace-jeux brand belongs to Loto-Quebec and is fully licensed to offer online poker and online casino.
Amaya Gaming spokesperson revealed that the company is now one of the few to be fully authorized to deliver online casinos in Canada. The company was selected by Loto-Quebec following a thorough and detailed request for proposals process.
According to Canada gambling news the Amaya Gaming was chosen thanks to the depth of its online gaming content and extensive experience, enhanced by the purchase of Chartwell Technology back in July 2011.
Chartwell Technology specializes in the creating high quality gaming platforms and content for the online, wireless and other remote access devices. The company has over 140 proprietary and originally branded online casino games. It is on schedule to develop a total of 39 new casino games this year alone.
President and CEO of Amaya Gaming Group, David Baazov, commented:”This is an important milestone for Amaya, as it is our first opportunity to provide online content to a North American gaming website. We are pleased to be expanding our footprint in the growing regulated online gaming space, as well as strengthening our relationship with Loto-Quebec.”
Loto-Quebec is the provincial gambling monopoly and is fully owned by the Canadian provincial government of Quebec.