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Digital Orchid Offers Mexico National Lottery on Mobile Phones

On December 11th, 2007, Digital Orchid Incorporated, a developer of mobile products and services for the regulated gaming industry has debuted the first ever state licensed and regulated mobile lottery offering in the Americas; the Melave Mobil. The end-to-end, real time mobile lottery offering was made in close collaboration with Mexico's lone lottery agency, Pronosticos Deportivos and telecommunications giant, Telcel.

The wireless lottery service will allow customers to enjoy mobile gambling on their mobile phones and even on their personal digital assistants in Mexico with prepaid card that can be bought at 3,000 Telcel retail stores all over the country.

The winners of the biweekly draws can get their prizes at authorized Telcel redemption locations or choose to put their winnings against their wagering accounts. Nour-Dean Anakar, the Chief Executive Officer of Digital Orchid said that there are about forty-four million Telcel users in Mexico who can now play the lottery with their mobile phones.

The opportunity for growth in the market is immense. The Founder and COO, Bob Betros said that their mobile application has exceeded the expectations and has created a mobile benchmark in the industry. Digital Orchid is well-known for making wireless, application development and distribution for Sports Wagering, Lotteries, Games, Brand Contents and Sports Media.


27 2007