Station Casinos Owners Buy CyberArts, Eye the US Market

Fertitta Interactive confirmed on Wednesday the purchase of software provider CyberArts. The principal owners of Vegas-based Fertitta own a 45% share in Station Casinos.

“This is the right deal for CyberArts and a tremendous opportunity to continue to provide the best online gaming software in the United States,” said a CyberArts Co-Founder. Fertitta had entered in to a deal with Full Tilt Poker earlier this year, but dissolved the agreement in the Black Friday fall-out.

CyberArts provides software for casino, bingo and online poker with a focus on social media integration. It lists – a free-to-play, subscription-based poker site – and the AAMS-licensed Gioco Digitale among its poker clients.

Noted as having “an exemplary track record of regulatory compliance” in Wednesday’s press release, it states that the California-based company “has never accepted wagers from US customers.”

However, confusion surrounds this claim, as CyberArts listed as a client prior to its departure from the US market in early 2007. continues to operator today on the iPoker network.