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It Is Amaya Gaming for Golden Nugget’s Online Poker

Friday, October 25th, 2013 It Is Amaya Gaming for Golden Nugget’s Online Poker

Golden Nugget is one of the three casinos in Las Vegas that have been granted online poker licenses but yet to launch the operations. The casino had received its license over a year ago, and has requested the Nevada Gaming Control Board for an extension of 6 more months to launch its online poker site. Recently, the casino has received a license to offer its online casino games in New Jersey. Following that, Golden Nugget, which operates four casinos in New Jersey and Nevada, signed a deal with Amaya Gaming.

Amaya will be providing the casino with the necessary software to run the goldennuggetcasino.com as well as the goldennuggetpoker.com sites that will soon be launched by the casino.

Regulatory Approval Finalizes the Deal

While Golden Nugget has signed a deal with Amaya, it will only be final and executed once the regulatory authorities approve the software. This will be done after the technology is tested in the Nevada Gaming Control Board labs as well as independent labs. Online Gaming of Landry’s Inc. Vice President Thomas Winter stated that the casino wants to be ahead in the race and be the early provider of real money online casino and poker gaming in the two states. He added that the casino intends to be the best online gaming provider in the state and to thrive in the market, it also needs to offer the best mobile gaming experience to its customers. Online Gaming of Landry’s Inc owns and operates the Golden Nugget casino.

Winter also added that Amaya is known for offering proven online poker and casino gaming platforms that meet the requirements of the casino. According to him, this partnership with Amaya will enable them to offer exceptional online casino entertainment through secure online gaming platform, supported by the solid brand of Golden Nugget land-based casinos.

Besides the four casinos it already has in New Jersey and Nevada, Golden Nugget is also planning to start a fifth one in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Addition of Casino Products

Golden Nugget will be adding casino products to its list of offerings, thanks to the partnership it has with Amaya now. Amaya will provide gaming content and software not only for online poker, but also for online casino gaming. The CEO of Amaya Gaming, David Baazov, expressed his pleasure in doing business with a brand like Golden Nugget. He stated that the company was happy to have been chosen as partner for Golden Nugget’s online gaming venture in the United States.

He stated that this partnership extends the already existing by adding Amaya’s online casino product to the online poker offering by Golden Nugget. The deal is more a result of the quality of products they offer and Amaya’s existing partnerships with SHFL and Bally, he added. Golden Nugget also has a partnership with Bally Technologies, which is the owner of SHL.

Golden Nugget Transforms Isle Casino

Golden Nugget is busy transforming the Isle Casino in Biloxi into something new to impress its customers. The casino had apparently spent $120 million on the makeover, according to Brad Rhines, Golden Nugget casino’s VP, the investment is worth it. He stated that the new look of the casino is dazzling and the customers will love what they see after the construction is done completely.

Besides the casino, other spaces including hotel rooms are also being renovated. The casino is adding two new restaurants, a shopping center and a pool side arena with bar. The change has also incited excitement among the employees of the casino. The renovation will be changing the landscape of the place and not just the structure. The renovation will be complete and the new casino will be open to customers late spring of next year.