The news was announced by the Commission itself so that no misconceptions would remain regarding where the majority of commissioners stood in their views on the application submitted by Aztar to build a brand new casino slots resort in the eastern area of Allentown. Estimated at $325 million, the casino would be of substantial size and would do wonders for the city, which desperately needs a financial boost to its economy. Aztar has already produced a sketch of the casino floor and the surrounding amenities.
The recommendation was made in the form of letters, which not only declared their impartial support for Aztar’s presence in Allentown, but cited the benefits of having a slots casino in Allentown. The absence of recommendations by other commissioners was not addressed. In a news conference announcing the recommendation (held in a county building in Allentown), Commissioner Chairman, Percy Dougherty made it clear the majority of the commissioners supported Aztar.
Interactive Gaming Holdings to Use OpenBet Casino Platform
Orbis Openbet, who caught the attention of many online gaming vendors at the recent International Casino Exhibition in Canada, has already signed a deal with Interactive Gaming Holdings (IGH) to license their newly launched online casino turnkey solutions platform.
Openbet Casino is the actual product developed by Orbis Technology Limited, which will be integrated in two of IGH’s top online betting sites – Premier Bet and Heathorns. According to the CEO of IGH, Thomas Taule, by implementing the Open Bet platform, all of their customers will have full access to a complete line of online casino games, in addition to their preexisting online sports betting suite. The upgrade will also let IGH seamlessly add new casino games, which can be accessed from a single online account on the OpenBet platform.
What could be one of the more impressive back office gaming systems to be developed to date, IGH also has an entire range of marketing tools at their disposal, which include promotion campaigns and an affiliate management system. The company announced they plan to get the platform fully integrated with Premier Bet by March of this year, with a fully powered online casino set to come later in the year.
In addition to using the great marketing tools offered by OpenBet, the company plans to step up in-house promotion between all of their online casino gaming sites.