Game developer Playtech has struck a new digital deal, this time focused on sports betting, with the well-known Greek gaming and betting operator OPAP. Under the terms of the deal, the Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) division are to provide OPAP with the full use of the Quantum sports betting platform.

OPAP is set to be the first operator in a regulated market to take advantage of the PBS digital sports betting solution. PBS have said that the new platform should give OPAP the ability to take advantage of new revenue opportunities and will also enable it to more easily manage its sports betting product.

PBS is already a key provider of software and other gambling services in the entirety of the OPAP’s retail gambling network, and also provides support through retail betting infrastructure, thanks to a deal that was struck back in 2017. Speaking about the new arrangement, the Chief Executive at OPAP, Damian Cope, said that the existing relationship and enabled the firm to grow its sports betting product and that he was looking forward to deepening the arrangement:

“We are therefore pleased to be expanding our partnership with the adoption of the Quantum digital platform, which will provide OPAP with a number of exciting new opportunities.”

The Chief Executive at PBS, Armin Sageder also commented on the deal, saying that they were confidence that Quantum Digital would help to drive growth for OPAP.

The strengthened partnership with OPAP comes at the same time as Playtech have also extended their agreement with Mansion, another leading online operator. The five-year extension will take the partnership to 2025 and will see Playtech enhancing the Mansion product, both in the UK and Italy, including a new bespoke live casino facility, which will offer live blackjack and roulette.

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