Blue Square today announces release of its Mobile Sportsbook
optimised for iPad.
Monday 28th June 2010
London, 28 June 2010: Blue Square today announces release of its Mobile Sportsbook optimised for iPad.
The Blue Square team used tools provided by long term mobile partner mkodo to build the iPad Sportsbook.
Simon Woolf, Rank Interactive's Head of Mobile Development, comments: 'Our team has worked well with the mkodo Portal Builder product to produce a version of Sportsbook optimised for iPad in a time and resource efficient manner. The extended screen size and functionality available to iPad users will greatly enhance their customer experience.'
mkodo's Mark Gibson adds, 'The Apple range of products has proven popular with Mobile Sportsbook users, accounting for over 50% of the gaming traffic we currently see through the mkodo platform. It makes good sense for Blue Square to extend its Sportsbook to the latest offering in this range.'
Rank Interactive's mobile gaming division has seen fantastic growth in the last year. Having the ability to provide optimised customer experiences for the latest
and the most popular mobile devices in a timely manner has been key to this success.
This application has not been authorised, sponsored or otherwise approved by Apple Inc.
Notes for editors:
About Blue Square
Blue Square was launched on 5th May 1999 and is one of the largest interactive betting services in the UK. The product suite offered by Blue Square has grown from its traditional bookmaking business to now offer all aspects of the gaming market including casino, slots and poker with a goal to increase the product range in the near future. The fixed odds betting services covers many channels including the
Internet, Interactive TV, mobile and telephone.
Blue Square was a wholly owned subsidiary of the Intercapital Group Ltd (ICAP) until January 2003 when it was acquired by Rank, one of the UK's leading leisure and
entertainment companies. Rank's assets include casinos, bingo clubs and on-line gaming. Blue Square was integrated with Rank Interactive Gaming to create a major force in on-line gaming with a combined customer base of over 750,000 customers.
Blue Square and the Blue Square logo are registered trademarks ot the Rank Group PLC. All rights reserved.
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