London, 10 June 2020 – Playtech, the world’s leading gambling technology company, and Svenska Spel Sport & Casino, the leading gambling operator in the Swedish regulated market, have agreed a partnership which sees Playtech provide its portfolio of online Casino and Live games to the Swedish market.
Svenska Spel Sport & Casino’s players are able to play leading titles such as Buffalo Blitz and a number of games within the Age of the Gods suite, with more top-performing slot games launching throughout the rest of the year. " Due to the speed and efficiency of the integration project, we have been able to integrate our external wallet system smoothly resulting in a seamless launch ", said Niklas Örtbrant, Head of Online Casino, Svenska Spel Sport & Casino.
The initial launch of Playtech Casino content was closely followed by a number of Playtech Live game launches, including new innovations such as the industry-unique Quantum Blackjack.
Jonas Nygren, VP Casino, Svenska Spel Sport & Casino, added: " We are very happy to have Playtech on-board and look forward to be offering their games to our players. We believe Playtech's existing and upcoming portfolio has much to offer, including the Age of the Gods suite of games which already have proved popular at launch. Playtech also brings exceptional innovation within the Live segment, which allows us to expand this important category for our players.”
Shimon Akad, Playtech Chief Operating Officer, said: “This is a key new partnership for Playtech. Svenska Spel Sport & Casino are the Swedish market’s leading operator, and with Playtech providing content across both online Casino and a burgeoning area such as Live Casino, it will provide a compelling offer to its customers. It also serves as a perfect example of Playtech partnering with industry leaders in regulated markets to expand and underpin new and innovate offerings.”
About Svenska Spel
Svenska Spel Sport & Casino AB is a subsidiary of AB Svenska Spel, offering a wide range of online games and sports betting, with well-known brands such as Stryktipset and Oddset. The Svenska Spel Group wants gaming to be enjoyed by all and includes business areas Tur with brands Triss and Lotto, and Casino Cosmopol & Vegas with four international casinos and Vegas video lottery terminals in restaurants and bingo halls. Svenska Spel is also the country’s biggest sponsor of Swedish sport, at both elite level and grass-roots level. The company has around 2,100 employees with its head office in Visby. For more information, go to spela.svenskaspel.se
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 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 B2B and B2C basis.
Playtech has in total c.5,900 employees across 19 countries and is headquartered in the Isle of Man.
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