Metric Gaming enters agreement with Sportbet

13 October 2016
(PRESS RELEASE) -- Sports betting technology and services specialist Metric Gaming and Moscow-based Sportbet — which holds the first bookmaking license ever issued by Russia's Federal Tax Service — have entered into a definitive agreement to enhance Sportbet's sportsbook offering with Metric's state-of-the-art SuperLive Platform.
Metric will provide Sportbet all traditional pre-game sportsbook content in addition to Metric's SuperLive and other innovative in-game betting opportunities, to be rolled out first in Sportbet's retail shops, followed by online channels under Russia's new internet gaming regulations.
"Sportbet is an important partner for Metric as we continue to expand into regulated markets," said Metric's Chairman, Peter Bertilsson. "We are proud to have been recognized for the broad appeal of our platform technology, and look forward to bringing the latest in betting entertainment to a new jurisdiction with such a well-established name in Russian gaming."
"This is an exciting period for Sportbet," added Alexander Astapov, Sportsbet's COO. "We are soon entering the online betting space thanks to Russia's new regulations, and naturally wanted the best technology for this new venture. Metric was the right partner to ensure we provide our customers a first-class betting experience."