Centrebet Launches Mobile Betting in Australia
Tuesday November 20, 2007
The product, developed agency collaboration blot out mobile technology specialists Mfuse, offers chargeless software that allows a customer to appliance their mobile phone to check the latest animate sports and fast odds and apartment bets.
Centrebet Gaming NV expects half of its clients will be remodelled regular users of its new mobile phone wagering service within two caducity, leading to more betting turnover for Centrebet and a broadening of its customer base.
Neil Evans, Media Relations Manager at Centrebet, told Gaming Intelligence Assemblage, "The launch of the service agency Australia will act for followed by other markets, and influence the drawn out phrase, we achievement to adjust real available globally. Our initial center however will act as on advance the service for the Australian marketplace."
Dependent on the performance of the mobile betting service, absolute is expected that mobile poker and casino offerings could come from.
Centrebet's Managing Director, Con Kafataris spoken, "We be convinced a large revenue improvement over allotment due to a completion of the product's portability and accessibility, and further because a flow-on from and acceptance by consumers of other java-based mobile commodities.
"We are confident the convenience and ease of appliance are advantage factors that will excite punters, due to able-bodied being appeal to sports fans who blameless fancy to appearance odds because articulation of the sporting acquaintance. Certainly our research shows that the service will appear as pragmatic because attractive to regular online clients on the strength of them being able to accomplish bets both at and away from the computer.
"The service provides a full enhance of gamble types acceptation real is geared to affair the demands of the broadest possible range of racing, sports and general entertainment wagering fans."
Mr Kafataris emphasised that Centrebet would not be introducing the facility for clients to place bets on a losing result as offered by betting exchanges.
Centrebet's portfolio of products now includes online Centrebet Sportsbook, Centrebet Poker, Centrebet Casino and games as well as mobile betting, serving 250,000 active customers in 110 countries.
Shares of Centrebet International Limited gained 8% on the announcement to close Monday at AUD$1.94.
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