Chartwell Assists in Extrabet's First Casino

16 October 2008

Chartwell Technology Inc. announced today that it will be powering Extrabet’s first online casino licensed by the United Kingdom Gambling Commission.

Extrabet, a subsidiary of IG Group Holdings, will market the IG Sport casino through its Web site, though it was not specified when the casino would officially go live.

Stuart Land, head of IG Sport, said in a prepared statement that he has witnessed a growth of fixed odds and sport spread betting.

“We also recognize the appetite for other modes of online gaming and thus the benefits of increasing the offerings on our sports platforms,” he continued. “With the addition of the online casino we are now a step nearer to our long term goal…”