AngelCiti Entertainment, Inc. announced that CasinoPaycheck.com is now available in Chinese and Spanish, as well as English.
Casino Paycheck has been a key driver in drawing players to AngelCiti gaming websites and has been instrumental in the growth of the company. There are now over 1,100 affiliates with membership to Casino Paycheck, and they have driven tens of millions of dollars in net handle to AngelCiti websites. The addition of Chinese and Spanish to this vital marketing portal should materially increase drive-through and revenue to AngelCiti websites.
Existing land-based casinos in China, isolated solely in Macau, generate in excess of $2 billion in revenues per year. Mr. Zongjian Cai, Chief Operating Officer of China-based 17173.com, stated, "China is the fastest growing online market in the world … exceeding $1.2 billion U.S. in 2002." That does not even include the lucrative Chinese-speaking populations in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
China is on track to become the world's largest Internet market within the next four years. Australian IT News reported that there were roughly 68 million Internet users in China at the end of June 2003, putting the world's most populous nation second behind the United States in terms of people online. The number of Internet users in China grew by 15.1% or 8.9 million people in the first six months of 2003, according to the semiannual survey by the China Internet Network Information Centre (CNNIC). According to SINA.com, by 2006, China will make up 53.1% of Asia's Internet Users, 51.2% Internet buyers, and 48.6% of ecommerce, according to IDC.