2 January 2019
GVC Holdings PLC
(“GVC”, the “Group”)
GVC Launches bwin.se and partypoker.se in Sweden
GVC Holdings is pleased to announce that following receipt of a Swedish gaming licence, it has launched two of its most popular brands - bwin and partypoker - in the Swedish market. Both brands now offer dedicated websites under the .se extension. An Android mobile app is also available, with an iOS version expected to follow over the coming days.
bwin.se will utilise the feature-set and content from the Group’s flagship European sports betting brand, offering both pre-event and in-play betting on a huge array of sports. Swedish customers will also be able to access GVC’s market leading casino offer, which boasts content from 33 leading third-party games developers as well as unique titles created by the Group’s in-house studio. In total over 650 slots, jackpots and live table games are on offer from day one, including many exclusives titles unavailable anywhere else.
The Group’s poker offer will be led by partypoker.se, a localised adaptation of its premier poker brand. Swedish players will be able to take advantage of partypoker’s expansive tournament schedule including The Power Series, Daily Majors and Super Sunday, as well as its Sit & Go Jackpots, where three hands can net a prize of over $1 million. Thanks to partypoker’s huge dotcom liquidity pool of players, Swedish customers will be able to will always be able to find a game at a level that suits them.
Commenting on the launch, Shay Segev, GVC’s Chief Operating Officer said:
“We are delighted to get the year off to a positive start with the launch of bwin.se and partypoker.se. We are confident that Swedish customers will enjoy what we believe is the best and most comprehensive online gaming experience in the market. Launching two new labels in such a short space of time after receiving our licence, demonstrates the flexibility of our unique proprietary technology platform.””
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GVC Holdings PLC is one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. The Group owns a comprehensive portfolio of established brands; Sports Brands include bwin, Coral, Crystalbet, Eurobet, Ladbrokes and Sportingbet; Gaming Brands include CasinoClub, Foxy Bingo, Gala, Gioco Digitale, partypoker and PartyCasino. The Group owns proprietary technology across all of its core product verticals and in addition to its B2C operations provides services to a number of third-party customers on a B2B basis. GVC acquired Ladbrokes Coral Group plc on 28 March 2018 and is now the UK’s largest high street bookmaker, with over 3,500 betting shops. The Group, incorporated in the Isle of Man, is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index and has licences in more than 20 countries, across five continents.
For more information see the Group's website: www.gvc-plc.com