Playtech was founded in 1999 in Tartu Estonia by entrepreneurs from the casino, software engineering and multimedia industries. Market analysis and product definition followed and in 2001 Playtech welcomed its first Casino licensee. Since then Playtech has grown by leaps and bounds adding more and more products to its portfolio including Live Casino, Bingo network, iPoker network, land-based offering, Videobet and Mobile Casino.
2006 was a momentous year for Playtech as shares were successfully listed on the London AIM and Playtech officially became a public company. This was also the year Playtech expanded, opening offices in Bulgaria. The following years saw Playtech growing further with the launch of its sports betting offering and penetration of regulated markets including Italy, Spain, Estonia and Serbia.
2010 was a year where multiple acquisitions and integrations began making Playtech a leading provider for multi-channel gaming solutions. These include: leading games aggregator, GTS, the biggest Bingo provider in the UK, Virtue Fusion, Best-of-breed gambling games creator, Ash Gaming, Leading mobile gaming enabler, Mobenga, Affiliate marketing specialist, PTTS and leading provider of management systems, Intelligence Gaming, allowing Playtech’s licensees to connect their online and retail operations.
Playtech’s successful growth was yet again acknowledged in 2012 when the company listed on London’s Main Market and expanded further with the acquisition of UK’s leading sports betting provider, Geneity. The success continued into 2013 with the bolt-on acquisition of PokerStrategy which complements Playtech’s Poker offering as Playtech continues to spearhead the industry’s Poker offering.
Today we are the world’s leading supplier of online gaming software, thanks to our innovative thinking and unique cross platform solution which provides players with cutting edge games across all platforms via a single login.