Gamesys and SBTech team up to launch Virgin Bet in the UK

Independent gaming software developer and operator, The Gamesys Group, has collaborated with SBTech to launch the new Virgin Bet platform.

Gamesys had launched a competitive tender process to decide upon the supplier of the Virgin Bet brand, with SBTech chosen for the landmark agreement.

Gamesys’ Gibraltar Marketing Director, Simon Mizzi, celebrated the launch of the Virgin Bet brand. He said: “We’re excited to launch Virgin Bet into the world’s most competitive sportsbook market. We believe the Virgin brand has the ability to help change the industry for the better and we look forward to giving our customers the experience we feel they deserve.”

Virgin is set to enter the market by rolling out a “personality-led brand”, focusing upon delivering a “simple-to-use product focusing on providing a straightforward and engaging betting experience”.

Created alongside the Gamesys’ development division, SBTech will power Virgin Bet through a bespoke front-end interface, signifying their extensive technological capabilities and firm commitment to the UK market.

SBTech CEO Richard Carter added: “This is a significant announcement and achievement for the business which strengthens our UK presence. Gamesys is likely to become one of our largest customers over time and we’re delighted to be working with their management team whom we have long admired.

“Gamesys has put its faith in us due to our proven track record of delivering world-class sportsbook and casino platform solutions. This is testament to our talented team, outstanding product portfolio and the exceptional results we are able to generate for our partners.”

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