LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cantor Gaming, an affiliate of the global financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald L.P., and the Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel & Casino announced today that Cantor Gaming will be providing mobile gaming throughout designated gaming areas of the Hard Rock resort, including Rehab and the Hard Rock Beach Club Pool.
Cantor Gaming’s mobile gaming device, eDeck, now offers Hard Rock customers the ability to play their favorite casino games such as table games, video poker and slots throughout public areas of the casino property, which includes bars, restaurants and lounges, as well as by the pool.
Cantor Gaming has also developed proprietary games for eDeck including XtraOdds Blackjack and XtraOdds Baccarat, with extra propositional bets that dynamically calculate odds based on the cards dealt, giving players an extra opportunity to press or hedge their bets.
Lee Amaitis, President and CEO of Cantor Gaming, said: ‘We’re pleased to bring mobile gaming to the Hard Rock. We’ve had an extremely positive response to eDeck since it was first launched last March at the M Resort. The ability to play casino games away from the casino floor adds a whole new dimension to the Vegas experience, and the flexibility of mobile gaming appeals to customers who are already used to the freedom of using mobile devices in many other aspects of their lives.”
Randy Kwasniewski, President of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino added: “We are excited to welcome the addition of mobile gaming to the Hard Rock. Now, gamers are able to enjoy all the Hard Rock has to offer such as our pool and beach club, fine dining and exciting nightlife, all the while still able to bet and play casino style games on their mobile device. Mobile gaming reflects our values at Hard Rock: offering our customers innovative, creative and fresh ideas to complete a special and unique experience at our resort.”
About Cantor Gaming
Cantor Gaming is an affiliate of pre-eminent, global financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald L.P., which has over 60 years of experience and unparalleled expertise of highly secure real-time, global financial transaction processing, management, and execution. Cantor Gaming offers mobile solutions to the gaming industry through its proprietary mobile gaming device, eDeck™. eDeck offers casino customers the ability to play familiar casino-style games including slots, blackjack, roulette, baccarat and poker within designated areas of the casino property, away from the casino floor. In addition, Cantor Gaming has developed a suite of proprietary casino games for eDeck including XtraOdds Baccarat™ and XtraOdds Blackjack™. Cantor is the first company licensed to manufacture, distribute, and operate a mobile gaming system by the state of Nevada and remains the world leader. Cantor was also the first company to introduce In-Running wagering to Las Vegas, at the M Resort Spa Casino’s Race and Sports Book, in March 2009. In-Running betting allows wagering on live sporting events throughout the event.
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About Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, owned and operated under Morgans Hotel Group and equity partner, DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, is a premier destination entertainment resort located on 16.7 acres situated strategically on Harmon Avenue, one of Las Vegas' fastest growing entertainment corridors. Built in 1995 and expanded in 1999, the property is currently undergoing another expansion set for completion in early 2010 more than tripling its current size. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino offers an energetic entertainment and gaming experience with the services and amenities associated with a boutique luxury resort hotel. The property is known for its innovative nightlife and music scene where such acts as The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Foo Fighters, Paul McCartney, Incubus, Nine Inch Nails and The Killers have all performed. Features of the property include an 11-story Hard Rock Hotel tower with 640 guest rooms and just adjacent is the brand new 17-story Paradise Tower with 479 guest rooms; a 30,000 square foot casino; 75,000 square feet of flexible meeting and convention space; The Beach Club with a swimming pool that was selected by the Travel Channel as one of "The Top 10 Pools" in the world; Rehab, the trendsetting Sunday afternoon pool party; Body English nightclub which was selected by Cosmopolitan Magazine as one of the “Top 25 Sexiest Places in the World”; the all new Joint concert venue; rock club Wasted Space, owned by motocross star Carey Hart; restaurants including the new Rare 120 steakhouse, the Tuscan-style Italian eatery AGO, world-renowned Nobu, Pink Taco and the 24/7 diner Mr. Lucky’s; two cocktail lounges; several retail stores; and Rock Spa, an 8,000 square foot spa, salon and fitness center. For room availability and additional information call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit www.hardrockhotel.com.