October 18, 2013 (Las Vegas, Nevada) Pala Interactive, the California-based igaming venture set up by former bwin party chief executive Jim Ryan and the Pala Band of Mission Indians, has selected GeoComply USA as its geolocation solution provider for the regulated US market.
GeoComply provides geolocation services for the regulated igaming sector in the US, it is regulated in Nevada and has submitted a licence application in New Jersey. California and the potential regulation of online poker and casino games remains the objective for Pala Interactive, but the company will also look to provide igaming services in other states where the sector is regulated.
Jim Ryan, chief executive of Pala Interactive, said: “We are very pleased to have selected GeoComply as we feel that they offer the most comprehensive, reliable and user-friendly solution for compliance grade geolocation on the market.”
“This is an exciting partnership as it is further confirmation of the success we are having with respect to developing our business to be an industry leader in the geolocation market place. We look forward to working with Pala Interactive across all targeted jurisdictions in the coming months and years,” added Anna Sainsbury, chief executive of GeoComply USA.
GeoComply added that its general manager, Valli Ardalan, is stepping up to the position of chief operating officer for GeoComply USA. Anna Sainsbury commented: “Our growth in the US has been phenomenal over the last quarter and we are pleased that Valli has accepted to focus entirely on this market and move to Las Vegas permanently.”