|Gaming solutions provider, Gextech has announced the completion of a deal with UK and Ireland operator SkyBet to supply their virtual football game, ‘Fantastic League’. SkyBet, the interactive betting arm of satellite broadcaster BSkyB, is set to launch Fantastic League on Sky Vegas Live in May 2006.|
The technology driving Fantastic League is able to reproduce complex team sports and provides similar betting opportunities as with real life football. The league will consist of 12 different teams playing in a weekly league and cup competition. Matches will be held every six minutes with live commentary on the play.
Mark Campbell, Group Chairman for Gextech said, “We are very excited to be striking such an important deal with SkyBet. With their extensive experience in interactive betting they are the ideal partner for us in the UK and Ireland.”
Richard Flint, Managing Director of SkyBet, noted, “Fantastic League is a unique proposition that will appeal strongly to football fans and offer Sky Bet customers a unique entertainment opportunity. We are looking forward to our launch and to further developing our relationship with Gextech.”