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UK – NetBet signs six-year contract extension with Playtech

By - 6 January 2016

A regular NetBet customer has struck it lucky by winning the progressive jackpot of €4m on Playtech favourite Gold Rally, just days after the long-term licensee agreed a six-year contract extension until 2021.

The mega jackpot was won just before Christmas by a regular NetBet player, who has chosen to remain anonymous, on one of Playtech’s most established slot games Gold Rally, and comes just six months after NetBet launched its exclusive Playtech Vegas tab. It is also the first time one of NetBet’s players has hit the big time and claimed the top prize on the Playtech progressive network.

The new contract includes exclusive Playtech Casino content, poker and poker side games and will see the partnership between the two companies extend to more than two decades.

The well-established NetBet brand is officially licensed by the UK Gambling Commission and offers players more than 400 different games. NetBet sponsors Premier League football club West Bromwich Albion and French Ligue 1 football clubs Saint Etienne and Ajaccio.

Shimon Akad, COO, Playtech, said: “We’re delighted to be continuing our excellent relationship with NetBet, one of our most established partners and, that just days after signing the agreement, one of their players struck gold on one of our biggest progressive games.”

Alexandre Mangaud, Marketing Manager, NetBet, said: “We’re delighted both with the agreement and for our winning jackpot player. It’s a massive win for us with the contract extension already reaping huge rewards. We’re pleased to say our winning player was paid the full amount in less than 48 hours. What a Christmas they’ve just had.”

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