MICROSOFT BACKS ONLINE CASINO IN BRITAIN

June 09, 2001 8:28 PM
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Microsoft's British subsidiary has signed a two-year deal with Harrods Online Limited to market an online casino from Great Britain.

Trading on the Harrods name, the site will be the first of its kind available on Microsoft's British Web portal.

The site will be accessible to MSN users through the address www.msn.co.uk.

Harrods Online Limited is a joint venture between Harrods and Gaming Internet PLC, a British media company and developer of interactive gaming products.

The partners will share equally in profits from the site, according to wire reports.