July 14, 2008

Playtech signs up with Paramount for classic titles

Playtech has signed a licensing agreement with Paramount Pictures to produce games based on two of the studio’s classic releases, Gladiator and The Untouchables.

Under the terms of the four-year deal, Playtech licensees will have the right to offer a number of games based on the two titles. The games will be offered online, as part of Playtech's market leading casino game portfolio, and via server-based gaming terminals operated by Playtech subsidiary Videobet.

Mor Weizer, chief executive of Playtech, said: "We are pleased to have secured this important deal with Paramount Digital Entertainment, which will enable our licensees to offer games featuring two very well-known brands, Gladiator and The Untouchables. We are confident that this exclusive material supplied to our licensees will support their marketing efforts by increasing the profile of their games portfolio and enhancing the gaming experience for customers."

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