Playtech goes live with mobile Bingo application for Sky Bingo
12 February 2013 – Playtech, the international designer, developer and licensor of software for the online, mobile, TV and land-based gaming industry, has recently launched its new Bingo iOS app for one of its major licensees, Sky Bet.
Sky Bingo players can now access 11 rooms of bingo action and two slot games on their mobile devices simply by using the same account set up online, creating a seamless player experience between the web and mobile platforms. In addition to playing their favourite games on the go, players can chat with other users across all platforms, strengthening the bingo community by keeping players connected at all times.
“We are thrilled to offer our customers the Playtech powered Mobile Bingo product. This is another step in delivering a great experience to our customers by providing them access to all the amazing features of the traditional desktop bingo room on their mobile devices,” stated Conor Grant, Sky’s Director of Products.
"The success story of Playtech's mobile Bingo product continues with the launch of iOS with such a strong brand as Sky Bet. We continue to set new standards in this growing space and are adding incredible value to our licensees," stated Shimon Akad, VP Operations. Shimon went on to add, "The roll out of this platform on the back of Android last year and the imminent launch of HTML5; plus on-going mobile/tablet development will drive us and our licensees forward to even greater heights. Not only do we offer the World's largest Bingo Network, but we also ensure it is accessible to players anywhere, anytime."
Playtech develops unified software platforms and content for the online and land-based gaming industry, together with providing a range of ancillary services such as marketing, hosting and CRM services.
The Group's capabilities enable the delivery of an integrated software or turnkey solution, with players accessing online, broadcast, mobile and server-based gaming terminals through a single account.
New licensees include existing online operators upgrading or diversifying their offering, land-based casino groups, government sponsored entities such as lotteries, and new entrants making their online gaming debut, particularly in newly-regulated markets.
Founded in 1999, Playtech is listed on the London Stock Exchange and has over 2,000 employees located in development centres in five countries. Its leading gaming applications include casino, poker, bingo, sports betting, live, mobile and social gaming, casual and fixed odds games.
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