CryptoLogic Limited

CryptoLogic Limited

September 30, 2010 02:00 ET

CryptoLogic Reaches Settlement With Marvel

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwire - Sept. 30, 2010) - Further to the announcement of April 19, 2010, CryptoLogic Limited (TSX:CRY)(TSX:CXY)(NASDAQ:CRYP)(LSE:CRP), a global developer of branded online betting games, announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, WagerLogic Ltd., ("WagerLogic") has reached a settlement of its arbitration with Marvel relating to the licensing of Marvel comic book characters.

WagerLogic and Marvel have agreed to modify certain business terms of their license agreement.

Marvel and WagerLogic:

  • Expanded the platforms to include mobile, and government licensed in-hotel room systems;
  • Allowed for the creation by WagerLogic of wagering games based on Marvel's top team of Super Heroes, The Avengers, in addition to Spider-Man, Fantastic Four and the other characters already included in the license;
  • Extended the relationship by 12 months through January 2014; and
  • Agreed to make the agreement non-exclusive at a reduced cost to WagerLogic.

Marvel and CryptoLogic are pleased to have reached an amicable settlement.

About CryptoLogic® (

Focused on integrity and innovation, CryptoLogic Limited is a leading public developer and supplier of Internet gaming software. With more than 300 games, CryptoLogic has one of the most comprehensive casino suites on the Internet, with award-winning games featuring some of the world's most famous action and entertainment characters. The company's licensees include many top Internet gaming brands. CryptoLogic's leadership in regulatory compliance makes it one of the few companies with gaming software certified to strict standards similar to land-based gaming. WagerLogic® Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CryptoLogic, is responsible for the licensing of gaming software and services to blue-chip customers that offer their games to non-U.S. based players around the world. For information on WagerLogic, please visit


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