LONDON, May 20 /PRNewswire/ --

- Gala Coral Joins the Leading Skill Games Network

GameAccount, a leading software developer and supplier to the regulated online gaming industry, has launched its suite of skill-based games for Gala Coral, Europe's largest integrated betting and gaming group. The multi-year deal enables Gala Coral's online customers to engage in playing GameAccount's market leading portfolio of head-to-head online games including Gin Rummy; Multiplayer Blackjack; and Backgammon. All GameAccount head-to-head games offer multi-table tournaments together with head-to-head cash games and are currently available for Gala Coral's customers via the single-wallet integrated websites, and

"Head-to-head games broaden the demographic appeal of our online destination sites. GameAccount's market-leading Blackjack tournaments are expected to naturally appeal to our online and offline casino customers. Backgammon and Gin Rummy are anticipated to offer meaningful appeal to Coral's sports-betting and Gala's bingo-playing customer demographics. GameAccount was chosen after an exhaustive process investigating the experience of potential suppliers, the established player liquidity and the technical capabilities of their respective platforms." said Joe Coughlin, Head of New Product Development for Gala Coral E-Commerce.

Gala Coral becomes the second licensee eGaming operator in 2008 to join the GameAccount Network following membership by William Hill, BoyleSports, PaddyPower, Sportingbet Europe and most recently Stan James. All GameAccount licensees enjoy the benefits of GameAccount's recent software upgrade, which includes navigation enhancements for the games lobby, more information for tournament players and brand new side games. Players can now easily find and register for the next tournament to start and simply navigate between game tables. For the first time in the skill-based gaming industry, players can launch side games from the game lobby without missing a moment of live head-to-head skill-based gaming action.

"We are delighted to welcome Gala Coral as our latest blue-chip licensee," said Kevin Dale, Chief Executive Officer. "Membership of our network offers regulated eGaming operators the benefit of our substantial and continued investment in unique head-to-head gaming software together with access to a significant pool numbering tens of thousands of active real money players each month. Gin Rummy, Backgammon and our unique Multiplayer Blackjack form a compelling suite of head-to-head games. In the coming weeks these games will be joined by head-to-head Poker Dice and Dominoes together with an upgraded games lobby increasing usability for players and the value proposition for licensees."

About GameAccount

GameAccount is the #1 head-to-head skill-based gaming provider for regulated sportsbook, casino and poker operators seeking a single-wallet skill gaming solution. The company's proven portfolio of dynamic games attracts recreational gamers and is the perfect vehicle to build and sustain a broad user audience. GameAccount powers leading online partners such as William Hill, Sportingbet Europe, Stan James, Victor Chandler International, BlueSquare, BoyleSports, and Paddy Power. GameAccount's financial services platform supports full multilingual white-label solutions with seamless login and real-time exchange rates. GameAccount's multi-table tournament technology, unique to head-to-head gaming, drives longer customer lifetimes and creates superior value from players.

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About Gala Coral

The Gala Coral Group is Europe's leading integrated gaming company and one of Britain's largest private companies, with 1,750 retail trading outlets in the UK and an E-Commerce division, which offers customers casino, poker, bingo and sports betting on line. The Group employs over 18,000 people in the UK, and is the first in the industry to achieve full GamCare accreditation, covering all of the Group's divisions - Coral/Gala Bingo/Gala Casino/E Commerce.

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For more information on GameAccount or head-to-head Gaming contact: Dermot Smurfit COO GameAccount +44(0)207-659-2500

For more information on GameAccount or head-to-head Gaming, contact: Dermot Smurfit, COO, GameAccount, +44(0)207-659-2500,