Aristocrat Technologies applies for Nevada online poker license

30 December 2011

LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- Aristocrat Technologies Inc. has filed its application with state regulators for an expansion of its gaming license to be one of the first companies to offer online poker games within Nevada, a company executive confirmed Wednesday.

Nick Khin, president of Las Vegas-based Aristocrat Technologies, said the application was focused on providing online gaming technology, allowing the company to be a "platform provider" to existing brick-and-mortar casinos.

"We are very excited about Internet gaming and have applied for a license," Khin said in a phone interview.

Since the company is already licensed by the state, Khin was hopeful gaming regulators would approve their application "fairly soon." The approvals were expect by the end of the first quarter of 2012.

He said the company had been pitching its Internet casino platform to some 270 casino clients since Global Gaming Expo, or G2E, in October. The platform allows a casino to set up a virtual, free-play casino with access to approximately 40 games from slots to poker.

"The platform allows our clients to market a virtual casino to its customers to play for free, when the law changes it will allow them to move into a play for real-money site," Khin said.

The company has sold its gaming platform, Oasis 360, to Maryland Live! Casino, a casino scheduled to open in June, and to Island Resort & Casino, a tribal casino in Harris, Mich. Both online, play-for-fun casinos are expected to launch in the first quarter of 2012.

Aristocrat Technologies is a subsidiary of Australian-based Aristocrat Leisure Limited.

According to the company's website, Aristocrat Technologies designs, manufactures, markets, and sells gaming machines, progressive systems and casino management systems. Among its products are play for fun games for the iPhone and iPad.

The company is the seventh to file an application with the Nevada Gaming Control Board. The other gaming companies with applications in the regulatory pipeline are Cantor Gaming, Shuffle Master, International Game Technology, Bally's Technology, Caesars Entertainment and the South Point.

Only South Point has applied to be an operator of an Internet poker site.

On Dec. 22, the Nevada Gaming Commission approved new regulations for the licensing of companies that offer Internet poker within the state.

The new regulations require applicants, including Aristocrat Technologies, to prove their ability to maintain controls on player registration, prevent underage play and establish the location of the players before they are licensed. Other regulations deal with record keeping, fees and taxation and problem gambling notification.

Related Links
Aristocrat Technologies, Inc. Gaming Vendor Information
Island Resort & Casino Details
Live! Casino & Hotel Details
Nevada Gambling
Ranked Online Poker Rooms


Copyright GamingWire. All rights reserved.
Featured Vendors
Imagine This
Sunkist Graphics, Inc.
Imagine This
Imagine This #1 Source for Player Gifts. Over $50 million in stock ready to ship! Let us serve you!
Sunkist Graphics, Inc.
Specializing in the creation of best-of-breed gaming graphics - slot glass, sign faces, and more
.Dot-iGaming.com
Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA) Conference
.Dot-iGaming.com
Fully loaded advanced casino platform. One time (low) fee, 100% your property, start now!
Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA) Conference
The biggest little show in Indian gaming! Save the date: Aug 9-11, 2022 in Tulsa!
Casino Network
TOP ONE TECH LIMITED
Casino Network
20+ years experience selling refurbished slot machines, parts & glass for all major brands
TOP ONE TECH LIMITED
GLOBAL TOUCH SOLUTION PARTNER OF CHOICE,10+ years OEM manufacturing,100+ thousand units application
Casino City Press
Betson Imperial Parts & Service
Casino City Press
A leading publisher and distributor of casino and gaming business data and market research reports.
Betson Imperial Parts & Service
Your one stop shop for all your gaming and OEM needs!
Talisman Group Creators of EZ Baccarat
Rymax Marketing Services, Inc.
Talisman Group Creators of EZ Baccarat
With over 800 tables in 150+ casinos, EZ Baccarat is the number one brand in baccarat.
Rymax Marketing Services, Inc.
Leader in creating award winning player & employee loyalty programs & events proven to increase ROI
Kallop
Plastic Card ID
Kallop
Reward every play like a VIP with exclusive luxury brands at affordable prices.
Plastic Card ID
The World’s Lowest Prices on Printed Plastic Cards and Card Printers!
Global Gaming Expo (G2E)
Slot Machines Unlimited
Global Gaming Expo (G2E)
The largest gathering of global, commercial and tribal gaming professionals in North America.
Slot Machines Unlimited
Exporter of IGT, Williams, AVP, Trimline, Aristocrat, Konami, Bally, & parts over 20 yrs experience
AmericanChecked
TDN Money Systems
AmericanChecked
Background checks for the gaming industry with key & non-key packages & fingerprinting solutions
TDN Money Systems
Cage, cash/chip handling experts representing CountR, ARCA, AccuCASH, Fujitsu & NCR
Casino Schedule Ease
TribalHub
Casino Schedule Ease
Get a 90-Day Free Trial of 100% contactless, customizable table game & full casino scheduling
TribalHub
23rd Annual TribalNet Conference Sept 12-15, 2022 Grand Sierra Resort & Casino in Reno, NV
Broadband Hospitality
Broadband Hospitality
Improve these critical guest-facing amenities: In-room TV, Wi-Fi, Mobile App. Priced right. All here


Your Guide to 15,515 Gaming Industry Suppliers