The online iGaming powerhouse Playtech has partnered up with Gazzetta Dello Sport, the Italian sports newspaper, making them able to offer a brand new betting experience for the Italian betting industry. The site, known as GazzaBet.IT, will use Playtech's betting platform for the next five years.
Playtech will provide backend systems, fraud detection, betting platform and mobile platform for Gazzetta, providing them with a complete solution to everything. GazzaBet will offer betting on all the most popular sports events around the world and will also have sports betting news, statistics and live content.
“We are extremely pleased to be in a position to offer such a new service – within a regulated market – to our passionate readers, many of whom have been waiting for a sophisticated sports betting website for a long time,” Alessandro Bompieri, Media Division Manager for RCS said.
“GazzaBet is a further step in our pipeline of sports entertainment digital products and services and follows the successful recent releases of the Gazzetta Gold app and the new Gazzetta website.” He added.
“This is a landmark deal for Playtech and cements our position as the leading supplier of sports and gaming technology and services in regulated markets.” COO of Playtech, Shay Segev added.