Since launching its first gaming portal in the Netherlands in 2004, SPILL GROUP tripled their 2005 profits through gaming portals now operational in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Austria and Switzerland.
Some of the browser-based Person-to-Person Skill Games and Knockout Tournaments featured at SkillGame.com are the wildly popular Sit 'n' Go games such as multiplayer Gin Rummy, Backgammon and 8-Ball Pool, as well as evergreen classics such as Blackjack, Hi-Lo Solitaire, Pyramid Solitaire, Riverboat Rummy, Blocs, Mah Jong, Mah Jong Airplane, Klondike Solitaire, Gem Trader, and Singleplayer Golf and Pool.
SkillGame.com will be powered by the market-leading back-end and integrated network supplied by the UK-based remote gaming supplier GameAccount.
"SPILL GROUP was seeking a party with whom we could build a long-term business relationship. GameAccount has a proven track record and a stable gaming platform that can handle our high-load traffic," commented Reinout te Brake, Marketing & Business Development Director for SPILL GROUP.
Ed Comins, Sales Director at GameAccount, agrees: "We are delighted to be partnering with the SPILL GROUP and providing their customer base with the best in gaming choice and satisfaction. The deal means that GameAccount continues to progress with its strategy to ensure we are firmly positioned as the leading provider of tailored Skill Gaming solutions to the eGaming Industry."
Additionally, in an effort to capitalize on booming growth in the gaming industry in Asian markets, SPILL GROUP recently opened an office in Shanghai to tap markets in China, Malaysia and India.
"In 2008, the Chinese online gaming industry is predicted to be worth 14.2 billion RMB yuan; SPILL GROUP would like to share in the returns," added Mr. te Brake.
The company also has plans to introduce branded gaming for advertisers as well as a new mobile gaming platform in the second quarter of 2006.
About SPILL GROUP
SPILL GROUP HOLDING has four subsidiaries: SPILL GROUP EUROPE, SPILL GROUP ASIA and KOTTABUS Ltd. The European division is located in Hilversum (The Netherlands) and the Asian division is located in Shanghai (China). KOTTABUS Ltd is an ad agency that is selling ad space of SPILL GROUP's game portals and products. ZIGIZ.com is the fourth subsidiary of SPILL GROUP.
GameAccount is a leading skill gaming provider for sportsbook, casino and poker operators seeking a single-wallet skill gaming solution. GameAccount powers leading online partners such as Victor Chandler, Sportingbet, Betcorp, Fortune Lounge, Paddypower.com, Sky Bet (BSkyB), FHM.com, Maxim, Wanadoo and The Sun. GameAccounts Financial Services Platform supports full multilingual white-label solutions with seamless login and real-time exchange rates.