OpenBet upgrades deal with British Columbia Lottery Corporation

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation has been delivering online casino services to Canada through OpenBet website.

UK.- Play Now –online casino run by the British Columbia Lottery– will provide sports betting services developed by the British leader in the field, OpenBet. The famous operator of sports gambling offerings will launch Sports Pool in the platform due to a deal with BCLC, British Columbia Lottery Corporation. They are going to keep their services in Canada, where they administer the first virtual casino of the country which also centralises player account management.

Furthermore, Sports Pools a recent developed game, emerged thanks to the Canadian deal and became the first regulated online game for the North American country. Bettors on Sports Pool aren’t exclusively sports specialists and they don’t depend on sportsbook odds. Players compete against each other to show their sports knowledge over the opponents. The minimum wager is US$5 buy-in and the prize can be won by just one player or shared between various winners.

“Sports Pools offers sports fans an innovative and easy point of entry into sports betting that is fun and appealing. It is another example of Play Now delivering the very best in gambling entertainment to British Columbians while helping communities across the province grow,” explained Monica Bohm, vice president eGaming at BCLC in reference to the social work that can be done thanks to gambling revenues in British Columbia.

Finalists are chosen after analysing the match-ups on a betting card or through the “quick pick” option that randomly announces the winner. The jackpot will be granted for those who answer more questions correctly. “We are delighted to continue our work with BCLC through the launch of Sports Pools. OpenBet is focused on working with our customers to develop technology that offers a superior player experience with new entertaining ways to play. Sports Pools is a great new product for BCLC and one we have been pleased to work with them in developing,” expressed Jeremy Thompson-Hill, Open Bet’s CEO.