Unibet Extends Live Gaming Offering With Evolution
The recent launch of Unibet.com's live casino platform through a partnership with Evolution Gaming, the world leader in broadcast quality casino games, has been so successful that the European operator has moved to increase the number of Unibet branded Blackjack tables available to its customers.
The extension of Unibet's live casino offering comes just three months after Evolution Gaming agreed a deal to provide it with live-dealer Baccarat, Blackjack and Roulette as part of the online gaming giant's plans to drive global expansion and target new demographics. This development is the latest example of how rapidly live gaming is penetrating and revolutionising the online casino market.
"Since we launched our live casino with Evolution we have been overwhelmed by how popular it has instantly proved to be with our customers," said Petter Nylander, CEO of Unibet. "Players have immediately learnt to appreciate the product as an important addition to our offering and we're pleased to extend the number of dedicated tables available to meet consumer demand."
The partnership between Evolution and Unibet is the first to take advantage of the expansion of Evolution's state-of-the-art live TV studios in Latvia. Unibet's 3 million customers in over 150 countries now have the option of playing casino games with live dealers at fully branded dedicated tables around-the-clock.
"For Unibet to take this step after just a few months of offering live gaming to its customers reflects the huge demand for broadcast quality casino games. Our ability to provide our licensees with private tables is proving hugely popular and we will continue to meet the demand of big brand operators which need to provide their players with the best quality service 24/7," said Jens von Bahr, CEO of Evolution Gaming.
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Unibet was founded in 1997 and is an online gambling company listed on NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm. Unibet is one of the largest privately-owned gambling operators in the European market and provides services in 20 languages through www.unibet.com.
Today, Unibet has more than 3.3 million customers in over 100 countries. Unibet is a member of the EGBA, European Gaming and Betting Association, RGA, Remote Gambling Association in the UK and is certified by G4, Global Gaming Guidance Group.
In December 2007, Unibet acquired Maria Holdings, the largest online bingo operator in the Nordic market, and in April 2008 acquired Scandinavia's largest trotting community, Travnet.
More information about Unibet Group plc can be found on www.unibetgroupplc.com.
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About Evolution Gaming
Founded in 2006, Evolution Gaming is an independent online gaming developer based in London, Stockholm and Riga.
As the only European live-gaming developer to custom-build and operate its own licensed studios, Evolution offers a broadcast quality virtual casino, delivered in real-time through gambling operators' websites.
Evolution has pioneered the live dealer format for baccarat, roulette and Blackjack, and now licenses hard-table games to over twenty operators including PartyGaming, 888.com, William Hill, Victor Chandler, Expekt and Sportingbet.
For more information about Evolution Gaming, please visit www.evolutiongaming.com.
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