PartyPoker And Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment News
- 1st July 2011
Miller's Sin City Comes To The World's Largest Online
- 17th June 2011 - Following up on last weeks
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Goodbye at Digital DarkHorse comes more exciting news
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new five-reel, fifty-line slot features art and story
from the widely acclaimed series by comics legend
When Sin City originally appeared in Dark Horse Presents:
Fifth Anniversary Special in April 1991, it was clear
that the face of the comics medium had changed forever.
Since that time, Millers groundbreaking comics
noir has found its way into the public consciousness
with toys, games, and even a feature-length motion
picture. Frank Millers Sin City remains one
of the most stylized works in the history of the medium,
drawing heavily from film noir, including its use
of shadow and stark backgrounds. The black-and-white
comic was perfectly suited to the original format
of Dark Horses flagship anthology, with occasional
spot usage of primary colors added to later volumes
"Frank Millers Sin City is a very different
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The striking artwork and mature content mean this
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are five featured games, which win the player free
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About Dark Horse Comics
Since 1986, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid
example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden
a unique storytelling medium and establish a small,
homegrown company as an industry giant. The company
is known for the progressive and creator-friendly
atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In
addition to publishing comics from top talent like
Frank Miller, Mike Mignola, Neil Gaiman, Gerard Way,
and comics legend Will Eisner, Dark Horse has developed
such successful characters as the Mask, Timecop, and
SpyBoy. Additionally, its highly successful line of
comics and products based on popular properties includes
Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Buffy the Vampire Slayer,
Aliens, Conan, Emily the Strange, Tim Burton, Trigun,
Serenity, and Domo. Today Dark Horse Comics is the
largest independent comic-book publisher in the US
and is recognized as one of the worlds leading
publishers of licensed comics material.
SIN CITY, FRANK MILLERS SIN CITY and all characters
therein and all depictions thereof are trademarks
of Frank Miller, Inc. All Rights Reserved. ©2011
Frank Miller, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
the meantime PartyCasino.com
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most popular PartyCasino.com
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The Incredible Hulk, The Amazing Spider-Man, Monopoly,
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Mega Fortune Wheel.
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Digital Entertainment Confirms Ongame Poker Network
Ongame poker network is "likely" to be sold,
bwin.party has confirmed that a formal process to
sell the B2B network is on the way.
announcement was made earlier today ahead of todays
Annual General Meeting, the first held by the giant
since the merger between Bwin and PartyGaming was
completed last March.
statement read "One area of our stated strategy
was to recycle surplus assets,"..."We expect
that any sale will be completed by the end of the
licensee on the network has yet responded to bwin.partys
announcement, although Betfairs outgoing CEO
David Yu passed opinion on Ongame just yesterday.
AGM statement contains details of a planned share
buyback, which will see the company follow the examples
of Playtech and Betfair in making such a move, plus
news of a progressive dividend policy containing a
€30m dividend payout for the year ending 31 December
we go to press trading is described as Broadly
in-line with management's expectations, however
analyst James Hollins, of Evolution Securities, advised
in a memo earlier today that The stock remains
a Neutral ahead of potentially disruptive German legislation
Simon French, of Panmure Gordon, reiterated his firms
buy recommendation, explaining [We]
expect the shares to respond well to the dividend
and share buyback news.
sports betting proposals in April had seen the share
price of bwin.party dive 16% in a day, and a decision
on the countrys State Gambling Treaty is expected
things turned around following the suspension of Full
Tilt Pokers licences in Alderney - the share
price ended the day at 148.2p, an increase of more
than 10% day-on-day.
In Line With Management's Expectations
digital entertainment's trading performance since
the beginning of April has been broadly in line with
is says sports margins have been lower than expected
due to a favourable run of events for customers in
improvement in new player sign-ups in poker, following
action taken by the US authorities against certain
of the group's online poker competitors on 15 April,
has not had a material impact on poker revenue as
new players represent just a small proportion of the
overall player base and these companies have so far
continued to command significant market share in non-US
continues to perform well while bingo has been slightly
softer than expected in the period.
8:47am: (LON:BPTY) share price was +0.5p at 148.7p.
Digital Entertainment Big On Security
online gaming business PartyGaming has also long since
been protecting its players with strong authentication.
After all, there is a lot of money at stake
money that the dark forces may want to siphon away.
customers register by downloading the PartyGaming
customer software. After registration, they can obtain
an authenticator called PartySecure from the online
store. This is again a Digipass Go 6 that has been
completely adapted to the branding of PartyGaming.
Here again, a Vacman Controller Server takes over
the authentication. The solution is highly scalable,
stressed a PartyGaming spokesperson. It can
grow with us and effortlessly cope with the growing
number of online-players on our platform.