AIM listed interactive gambling company NetPlay Television recently announced the successful public launched of their brand new Live Blackjack product. The brand new NetPlay television service will be shown everyday from 9:00 p.m. until 3:00 a.m. on Sky Channel 848, which it bought earlier this month from Hollywood Television for 475,000 pounds, realize through the issue of 2.375 million brand new NetPlay shares.
The brand new service will give customers the option to wager on card hands that are drawn by the Blackjack croupier in real time while they are just viewing the show on the television or on the Internet. Martin Higginson, the chairman and chief executive officer of NetPlay Television said that later this year, they will merge the Live Roulette and Live blackjack game into their brand new Supercasino.com and that they will continue to manufacture and put up brand new games to their gaming portfolio.
The brand new service was publicly launched on beta form on Monday, May 19th, 2008. The company also announced a dealing update in which it stated that EBITDA was 843,000 pounds for the first four months of the year, with the month of April exceeding 300,000 pounds. Profit for continuing operations improved 61 percent to 9.4 million pounds but pre-tax losses for the period increased to 4 million pounds from 164,000 on 2007 due to higher expenses of sales and 2.4 million pounds exceptional cost.
By Tim Arnell,
Thursday, June 05 , 2008