With an aim to provide the gaming facilities of the latest order to the aspirants, an online gambling pact has since been cleared by the authorities of Delaware that came into being in June the previous year. The proposed bill covers, video lottery games, keno, casino table games, bingo and poker too that has since been floated through the Delaware State Lottery for which a RFP, i.e. Request for Proposals has been sought from the service providers and the online gambling technologists for assistance and fulfilment of the online ambitions of the players. The authorities intend to see the process completed latest by the end of the second quarter of this year. The government wants the Delaware Lottery to supervise various categorized sites falling under the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, the Harrington Raceway & Casino and the Delaware Park Casino – the approved video lottery agents.
Hunt for seeking the services of different support services managers, operations management provider and the backend technology platform provider is on by the officials of Delaware. Presently the system is short of an internet sports betting system, need for which may arise in the near future and services of varied game content vendors for supply of the product to the system are also in demand. The authorities want the gamblers to be equipped with the ability to bet via the mobile apps for which the request for proposal is being authorised to acquire the same. March 15 has been fixed for the aspirants to move their applications and the final recommendation in respect of the game content and the primary vendors would be conveyed to the lottery director by nineteenth of April, followed by the award of the contracts on 22nd of the same month.
PokerStars intends to go ahead with its plans for development of 10,000 sq ft data-center in Atlantic City for supporting the internet gaming activities and also establish the Jersey City customer support point. With all that in the pipeline, the CEO, Michael Frawley of the Atlantic City based Atlantic Club Casino Hotel revealed information about the bid of the parent concern of internet poker titan PokerStars for acquiring the physical gaming junction. It was about three months ago when Frawley along with Eric Matevich, the co-COO had initially met the Rational Group with their proposal. Rational Group was keen to invest money quickly into the project for renovation of the casino and save 1,728 employees from losing their jobs for which they had been served the notices for exit. The move on the part of the Rational Group could further generate additional five hundred job opportunities for the struggling workforce of the seaside gaming region.
Eric Hollreiser, the representative of the Rational Group was optimistic about the coming times for gaming that would enable the gamblers to enjoy physical as well as online gaming. He said that they were competent enough to provide a mix of both. However, he looked forward to Chris Christie, the governor who was empowered with the authority to put his seal on the pending online gambling legislation that must be either approved, declined, vetoed or be vetoed conditionally latest by seventh of this month. So it is Christie who would decide the fate of many things. He said that their venture depends much upon the milieu that would shape the future developments in the Atlantic City. If everything is in their favour, then the venture would be prosperous, meet success and the investment would grow greatly if they could satisfy the interests of the off-line and online aspirants.