16th May 2019 – Playtech, the world’s leading omni-channel gaming company, today announces the launch of a new partnership with RETAbet, a leading sports betting operator in Spain, to offer an exclusive casino platform and its live casino suite to RETAbet customers.
RETAbet is the latest major European operator to partner with Playtech in the online casino sector, reinforcing Playtech’s role as the technology partner of choice in regulated and newly regulated markets. The deal follows Playtech’s entry into the Swedish market earlier this year, and its launch of the first regulated casino in Poland at the end of 2018.
Playtech is providing RETAbet with a tailored suite of established, high-performing games combined with a variety of innovative new titles, all underpinned by Playtech’s industry-leading technology and data driven services. Customers using RETAbet.es will now be able to play a wide range of Playtech’s most popular Slot and Casino games, such as blackjack, roulette and live roulette. In addition to its industry leading games content it is the data-driven marketing and CRM capabilities of Playtech’s IMS platform that mean it is best placed to service the leading brands in new markets.
Mor Weizer, Playtech CEO, said: “Playtech has a strong track record of working hand-in-hand with its licensees, ensuring they are at the forefront of innovation in regulated markets in Europe and across the globe. This deal is a prime example of our strategy to partner with, and invest in, the leading brands, and we look forward to working with RETAbet to bring our top-quality casino content to the Spanish market.”
Xabier Rodriguez-Maribona, RETAbet CEO, said: “Being a Podium position sports betting retailer in Spain and having a profitable growth strategy, we have been waiting for the optimum timing to launch our casino product. Our proprietary retail solution is top of the range and we wanted to supply our clients also a top-quality casino product in our fast growing online and mobile distribution channel.”
RETAbet is a technological company specialised in sports betting with more than 15 years of experience, which integrally develops its own betting platform. It is currently one of the leading companies in the retail channel, with an extensive sales network of more than 2,300 points throughout Spain through self-service terminals in its own shops, corners in lounges, bingo halls, casinos and hospitality establishments. Also, it is one of the companies with the greatest projection and growth in the online channel (web, mobile and app), with 7 autonomous licenses and a state licence to operate throughout Spain.
Founded in 1999 and premium listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, Playtech is a technology leader in the gambling and financial trading industries.
Playtech is the gambling industry's leading technology company, delivering business intelligence-driven gambling software, services, content and platform technology across the industry’s most popular product verticals, including casino, live casino, sports betting, virtual sports, bingo and poker. It is the pioneer of omni-channel gambling technology through its integrated platform technology, Playtech ONE. Playtech ONE delivers data-driven marketing expertise, single wallet functionality, CRM and responsible gambling solutions across one single platform across product verticals and across retail and online.
Playtech partners with and invests in the leading brands in regulated and newly regulated markets to deliver its data-driven gambling technology across the retail and online value chain. Playtech provides its technology on a B2B basis to the industry’s leading retail and online operators, land-based casino groups and government sponsored entities such as lotteries. As of June 2018, through the acquisition of Snaitech, Playtech directly owns and operates the leading sports betting and gaming brand in online and retail in Italy, Snai. Snaitech operates a B2B2C model as a service provider, allowing franchisees to utilise the Playtech technology stack in in the retail environment while operating the leading brand, Snai, directly online as a B2C business.
Playtech's Financials Division, named TradeTech Group, is a technology leader in the CFD and financial trading industry and operates both on a B2C and B2B basis.
Playtech has in total c.5,800 employees across 17 countries and is headquartered in the Isle of Man.
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James Newman, Director of Corporate Affairs
Tom James, Vicky Newark c/o Headland Consultancy
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