Tallinn, Estonia - April 30th, 2020: Olympic Entertainment Group today announced that it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with GGPoker Network, the world’s largest online poker network. The agreement ensures that, from April 30th, 2020 onwards, OlyBet players will be able to access all the exciting offers and unique features that thrill GGPoker Network players the world over.
“GGPoker Network is the wunderkind of the post-boom online poker business and this deal is great news for all OlyBet players of today and tomorrow. GGPoker Network, which started operations in Asia, is one of the clear leaders in global online poker and massive growth lies ahead in Europe and North America,” said Veiko Krünberg, Managing Director of OlyBet.
The partnership extends to all the current and future markets of OlyBet and the poker site will move to GGPoker Network simultaneously in all markets.
“OlyBet is arguably one of the most experienced poker operators in Europe. In addition to online poker, OlyBet owners Olympic Entertainment Group is famous for organizing top European poker festivals such as the Battle of Malta and Kings of Tallinn,” said Jean-Christophe Antoine, Head of GGPoker. “We want OlyBet to become the dominant poker operator in their markets and GGPoker will support OlyBet 100% in achieving this,” Antoine continued.
The news comes shortly after it was announced that the $100,000,000 guaranteed WSOP Super Circuit Online Series would be hosted on GGPoker Network, with hundreds of individual events taking place from May 3rd to May 31st. “For OlyBet, this announcement is perfect timing; it’ll give all of our poker players a chance to get in on the thrilling WSOP Circuit action, all from the comfort and safety of their own homes,” Krünberg said.
After launching in Asia in 2014 and seeing rapid growth in recent years in Europe, Canada and elsewhere, GGPoker Network became the world's largest online poker network and averages around 30,000 concurrent players. In late 2019, GGPoker Network made headlines when it guaranteed a total prize pool of $50,000,0000 in its GGSeries 3 online poker tournament series. The network's pro team includes iconic poker players such as Daniel Negreanu, Bryn Kenney and Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier.
OlyBet will switch to GGPoker Network from April 30, 2020. The new poker software will be available on OlyBet in all local languages for both Windows and Apple computers, as well as for Android devices whilst iOS users should wait for OlyBet’s App Store launch.
About GGPoker: GGPoker Network is the world’s largest online poker network and offers a range of innovative games and features such as the newly launched Jackpot Sit & Go Tournaments ‘Spin & Gold’, Fast-Fold Poker, Rush & Cash, Tournament Staking – all designed to enhance gaming experiences and make poker more fun than ever. In May 2020 GGPoker will host the WSOP Super Circuit Online Series, made up of hundreds of tournament events and boasting a record-breaking $100,000,000 in guaranteed cash prizes.
About OlyBet: OlyBet is the largest provider of online poker, sports betting and casino games in the region, operating in the Baltics. OlyBet is the online brand of Olympic Entertainment Group, Europe's leading casino operator. The group has more than 100 casinos in Estonia, Italy, Lithuania, Latvia, Malta and Slovakia.