Bingo.com LTD sells 25.9% to Unibet for $2.25 Million
Posted on May 5, 2010 by John Trevors for Luckyroom.com
European facing and Malta licensed online gaming giant Unibet; hosting gaming family of popular online bingo site Maria Bingo has announced to have closed a private placement with Bingo.com Ltd holding company of the generic bingo domain bingo.com worth $2.25 million for 25.9% of bingo.com. The news come to follow with the announcement made earlier this year that bingo.com would be switching networks as it would be migrating from Malta licensed Cozy Gaming hosting company of the Best Bingo Network and 3 others which amongst other host popular online bingo sites gonebingo.co.uk and harrysbingo.co.uk.
“Bingo.com is pleased to have secured a private placement from Unibet,” said Tarrnie Williams, Bingo.com’s CEO. The generic domain name and a strong liquid gaming network are just some of the contributing factors which are assuring that bingo.com will further more succeed on its new home. On the other hand Unibet CEO Petter Nylander announced that he is pleased with the deal as he very much believes that the generic URL (domain bingo.com) in addition to the wide acceptance and increasing popularity of bingo on the internet nowadays called “online bingo”, “bingo online” or “internet bingo” will be contributing factors to the ever growing success of bingo.com under its new idendity.
Unibet has established itself as an online gaming and online gambling company which offers online poker games, online casino games, online scratch cards, sports betting services, live betting services, online bingo games in addition to a series of soft games. The company is headquartered in Malta Europe and is owned by the Nordic OMX listed public company Unibet Group plc. At this point in time Unibet ranks amongst the top 5 online gaming operators in Europe and has been nominated the award of Sports Betting Operator of the year from the eGaming review during 2006, 2008 and 2009; additionally in 2009 it has been additionally awarded live operator of the year. Unibet was awarded by the international gaming magazine eGaming Review for the European sportsbetting operator of the Year 2006, 2008 and 2009, Live Operator of the year 2009.
Bingo.com LTD is the holding company of the generic URL bingo.com which till today has been powered by software provided by Malta licensed Cozy Gaming in offering online bingo, online slot and online soft casino games at its site. The URL which ranks as #1 at an international level for major bingo related keywords today has more than 1,975,000 registered users which use the site to enjoy online bingo entertainment.
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