BETFAN, a new legal Polish bookmaker, has established cooperation with Playtech – a technological leader in the gambling industry. Under the long-term agreement, BETFAN is the first operator in Poland to introduce to the market the offer of Playtech Virtual Sports, namely ultra-realistic virtual games in the most important sports. The offer will include such games as: football, basketball, tennis, greyhound racing, horse racing, speedway and track cycling. The new product is a response to the growing popularity of virtual sports in Poland. According to the estimates of Playtech, they currently account for 20-25% of all sports bets in Poland.
t is a unique product on the Polish market in terms of world quality animation. Playtech Virtual Sports in BETFAN have been already providing players with a wide selection of virtual games, enabling them to bet on their favourite sport 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Together with Playtech, we plan to develop this product in Poland and gradually introduce innovations and modifications. Currently, there are over 12 million active players of various types of online games in our country. We intend to use the huge potential created by this market. Focusing on modern solutions, we want to take an appropriate position on it and provide our customers with an even more interesting betting offer – says Piotr Sienkiewicz, CEO of BETFAN.
Playtech Virtual Sports are unique ultra-realistic simulations of virtual sports games in 3D. They were developed in the latest technology, based on the world’s best animations using motion capture technology, so that they provide a highly realistic gaming experience. For richer player experience Playtech Virtual Sports provides statistics for all teams and athletes in each discipline, allowing for analysis of historical performance and team form prior to placing a bet. The games also use a commentary for all disciplines, currently available in English. At the beginning Playtech Virtual Sports in BETFAN will operate in a desktop version, i.e. available on desktop computers, and ultimately a mobile version with an app will be prepared. The new product meets all the requirements of the Polish Gambling Act.
– The implementation of Playtech Virtual Sports in BETFAN is a breakthrough step for both companies on the Polish market. We provide players with the most realistic virtual games, which will be available on all channels, platforms and devices. BETFAN’s offer will include, among others, stunning visual basketball, football tennis, horse and greyhound racing as well as rooted in the hearts of Poles speedway and cycling. They allow users to bet fast matches with a very dynamic action and achieve winnings in a short period of time. In the future, the offer will be enriched with new, best-in-class live bets on Football League and Trotting – said Tomasz Mogiła, Country Manager at Playtech.