Global Entertainment Debuts Online Casino Software

23 July 1999
Global Entertainment Holdings/Equities Inc., an experienced producer of online sportsbook systems, officially plunged into the cyber casino biz Wednesday upon announcing the highly anticipated debut of its online casino gaming software.

The company's wholly owned subsidiary, Interactive Gaming & Wagering N.V. (IGW), has completed development and beta testing of the games, which are now offered by IGW licensees Cashew Corp. (, Gameday International ( and VIP Sports (

The new Java-based online casino gaming software was designed to fully integrate with IGW's sportsbook software enabling customers to use "common wallet" solution, meaning that they can use the same account balance for both IGW sportsbooks and IGW casinos. Neither the sportsbook nor the casino games require additional downloading.

New games include blackjack, roulette, two versions of video poker (Jacks or Better and Deuces Wild) and two versions of slots in both free and live wagering modes.

Earlier this month, and went live with IGW's online sportsbook, providing customers real time access to sports wagering and information.