Betfair Poker Goes Russian

28 January 2009

Betfair has launched its poker client in Russian, the betting exchange announced on Wednesday.

The Russian client went live on Wednesday and officially expands Betfair's offering to the region.

“The Russian market is a fascinating one and one that continues to produce very talented individuals,” said Bruce Stubbs, head of Betfair Poker, in a prepared statement. “We saw a very strong showing from this region at this year’s (World Series of Poker) Europe event.”