London, 24th March 2021 – Playtech, the world’s leading gambling technology company, today announces that it has signed a new agreement with Betsson Group. Under the agreement, Playtech will provide its industry leading Live Casino across well-established international Betsson Group brands including their flagship brands Betsson, Betsafe, NordicBet and EuropeBet.
Players will enjoy Playtech’s premium Live Casino and table games portfolio, including Live Quantum Blackjack, Live Slots and the newly launched Adventures Beyond Wonderland.
This new four-year partnership follows last year’s successful launch of Playtech’s iPoker network across several of Betsson Group’s brands. The iPoker network offers an excellent liquidity pool, backed by premium software and services developed to comply with regulatory requirements in multiple jurisdictions.
Ciara Nic Liam, Commercial Director, Gaming Betsson Group, said: “The continued popularity of live casino shows no signs of slowing down, which is why giving our players access to Playtech’s wide breadth of live casino games is a really exciting proposition.”
Shimon Akad, Chief Operating Officer at Playtech, added: “Betsson Group is a highly respected operator within the online gambling industry, and we are very proud to be working with them. Betsson Group already offers an excellent player experience to its significant international audiences and we are confident that Playtech products and innovations will only serve to enhance this experience further. With a continued focus on safer gambling, Playtech’s core strategy is to offer long-term sustainability and innovation for operators and a safe, enjoyable environment for players.”
About Betsson Group
With 20 brands, including Betsafe, Betsson, NordicBet, StarCasino and JallaCasino.se, offering Sportsbook, Casino, and other games, Betsson Group is one of the world’s largest gaming groups, at the heart of entertainment for over five decades. The company’s vision is to provide the best customer experience in the industry – listening to, and learning from, its customers, and then exceeding their expectations. Betsson Group is wholly owned by Betsson AB – listed on Nasdaq Stockholm Large Cap.
Founded in 1999 and premium listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, Playtech is a market 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 the retail environment while operating the leading brand, Snai, directly online as a B2C business.
Playtech's Financials Division, Finalto, is a technology leader in the CFD and financial trading industry and operates both on a B2B and B2C basis.
Playtech has in total c.6,400 employees across 24 countries.
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