Playtech Launches its Award Winning Poker Product with Unibet in France
LONDON, March 11, 2013
LONDON, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Playtech, the leading international online gaming software and services
provider, is pleased to announce that it has successfully integrated and
migrated the online poker activity of Unibet to Playtech's leading network in
France - iPoker.fr .
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Unibet is one of the largest PAN European operators and a long term licensee
of Playtech. This launch marks an extension of the existing relationship with
Playtech beyond its current games offering and further strengthens the
relationship between the two groups.
Unibet customers can now play on iPoker.fr, the largest poker network in
France, where players enjoy the latest poker product enhancements and features
as well as some of the best guaranteed prize tournaments.
With the recent addition of some of the most well established operators in
France, iPoker.fr has strengthened its position as the largest and leading
poker network in France. Playtech has customised and localised its product
offering to ensure it is most appealing to the local French audience and at
the same time fully complies with the local rules and regulations.
Danny Frishman, Playtech's Commercial VP, commented, "We are delighted that
Unibet has chosen to move forward with our poker product in France. Following
Playtech's successful recent launches in France, it is clear that iPoker.fr is
becoming the network of choice among operators in the region that would like
to enjoy not only a best of breed, fully compliant offering but also the
largest networked liquidity pool in France. We are confident that Unibet will
also see great success for their poker business in the French market, enjoying
the benefits of the liquidity pool as well as the quality of our products."
Christophe Dahisne, Unibet France Managing Director, added, "We see this
launch as an important step in our relationship with Playtech as we continue
to offer our players the highest quality online gaming products. iPoker.fr
takes us further in delivering the best user experience out there, with its
unrivalled liquidity and leading technology."
Playtech develops unified software platforms and content for the online and
land-based gaming industry, together with providing a range of ancillary
services such as marketing, hosting and CRM services.
The Group's capabilities enable the delivery of an integrated software or
turnkey solution, with players accessing online, broadcast, mobile and
server-based gaming terminals through a single account.
New licensees include existing online operators upgrading or diversifying
their offering, land-based casino groups, government sponsored entities such
as lotteries, and new entrants making their online gaming debut, particularly
in newly-regulated markets.
Founded in 1999, Playtech is listed on the London Stock Exchange and has some
2,700 employees located in development centres in five countries. Its leading
gaming applications include casino, poker, bingo, sports betting, live, mobile
and social gaming, casual and fixed odds games.
For further information contact: Playtech LtdMor Weizer, Chief Executive
OfficerRon Hoffman, Chief Financial Officer c/o Pelham Bell Pottinger
Adam Kay, Head of Investor Relations +44(0)1624-645954 Pelham Bell
PottingerDavid Rydell / Olly Scott / Guy Scarborough +44(0)20-7861-3232
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