This will include Playtech’s virtual bingo product, sports betting product and their very popular casino games product. The agreement is will mean that Gala Coral will be offering Playtech’s products on GalaCasino.co.uk, Coral.co.uk and GalaBingo.co.uk.
The agreement between Gala Coral and Playtech is believed to be a software supply deal rather that a full blow joint venture as Playtech entered with fellow British gaming company, William Hill in late 2008.
Gala Coral is a huge UK company with a presence in the bingo, casino and sports betting markets – both online and on the high street. The Group operates over 2,000 betting shops in the UK and Italy, 142 bingo clubs, 27 casinos and 2 Greyhound stadia. The company employs over 16,000 people in total.
Gala Coral (and all its UK divisions) was also the first gambling company to be fully accredited by GamCare – to read more about GamCare and what they do, click here.
Going back to the memorandum of understanding between Playtech and Gala Cora, if the agreement is completed, Gala Coral will be able to offer new and existing players better products all round. Playtech are the “world’s largest publicly traded online gaming software supplier” as their products (especially the casino) is regarded as a casino enthusiast’s choice. If you want to read more about Playtech, read our dedicated review here.