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Playtech partners with RETAbet to launch exclusive casino range

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Playtech, the world’s leading omni-channel gaming company, announced 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.”

 

About RETAbet:

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.

 

About Playtech:

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.

www.playtech.com

George Miller started his career in content marketing and has started working as an Editor/Content Manager for our company in 2016. George has acquired many experiences when it comes to interviews and newsworthy content becoming Head of Content in 2017. He is responsible for the news being shared on multiple websites that are part of the European Gaming Media Network.

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Zynga Poker Partners with Brad Garrett for “Celebrity Home Game”

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Mobile poker game Zynga Poker has partnered with Emmy Award winner Brad Garrett for a special “Celebrity Home Game” sweepstakes event.

By completing challenges daily in the Zynga Poker, two lucky players will win seats at a celebrity card game in Southern California, hosted by Garrett himself. Zynga will donate up to $100,000 to the Maximum Hope Foundation, a non-profit organisation founded by Garrett that provides financial stability for parents of children diagnosed with life-limiting conditions.

“What I love about Zynga Poker is that you can practice your game without having to worry about your ‘tells’ or poker table etiquette – it’s just about the cards. I can make a sincere pledge to the winners of this sweepstakes – when you’re at my Home Game, we’ll be playing by these same rules. Check your poker face at the door, and get ready to have some fun,” Brad Garrett said.

“Poker isn’t a game of chance – it’s all about showmanship and skill, and that’s something Brad Garrett has in spades – no matter what he says. We’re proud to bring our players an opportunity to participate in a once-in-a-lifetime poker night, hosted by a legend in comedy and a hero to families in need. Now our players have the opportunity to show off their skills and prove that lady luck plays favorites,” Bernard Kim, Zynga’s President of Publishing said.

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Betsoft Partners with Wanabet

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Casino content developer Betsoft Gaming has partnered with Wanabet. As per the deal, Betsoft’s full portfolio of award-winning slot games will be available to Wanabet’s extensive Spanish customer base.

The deal will also enhance Betsoft’s reach in the regulated Spanish market, after the supplier recently signed a similar deal with Casino Gran Madrid.

“We are delighted to partner with Wanabet, who are one of the most exciting brands in the rapidly growing Spanish market. We continue to develop high-level slot content that is suitable for regulated markets, and we look forward to a long and successful partnership,” Francesca Raniolo, Sales Executive of Betsoft Gaming said.

“We are thrilled to be able to offer Betsoft’s considerable portfolio of best performing slot games. Betsoft are at the forefront of developing unique and innovative content, and we are confident their titles will be a major hit with our customers,” Cecilio Santiago, Head of Brand of Wanabet said.

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Skyrocket Acquires The Games Company

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Skyrocket Entertainment has acquired casino games studio The Games Company for an undisclosed amount.

The studio’s product portfolio comprises 10 games including Hippie Chicks, Cash Cowboy and Super 7 Wilds, which are available in the UK and markets served from Gibraltar, with several new launches scheduled for later in 2019.

“We’re incredibly excited by our acquisition of The Games Company, which represents a major milestone for Skyrocket. TGC has a proven track record for developing and rolling out online games – it also has a pipeline of new integration opportunities and partnerships with online gaming operators so it’s primed to expand recurring revenue,” Sean O’Kelly, CEO of Skyrocket said.

“We’re looking forward to working with Hans and the talented team at TGC to integrate Skyrocket’s existing brands and IP. All of this strengthens Skyrocket’s offering and reach and sets us up for rapid growth,” Sean O’Kelly added.

“We are excited to have TGC aboard Skyrocket – this will significantly help broaden our reach in delivering exciting and standout games using our exclusive media rights through TGC’s certified Remote Gaming Server and existing partnerships,” Richard Clarke, COO of Skyrocket said.

Hans Winkelmann, the co-founder of TGC, will work alongside Skyrocket’s senior management team as chief product officer to implement a revitalised business operations strategy.

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