The launch will be in September 2004. Unibet has a strong brand name and a large customer base in the Nordic area, and 24hBET has both specialist knowledge of poker and high quality software. This venture is very exciting as poker is the fastest growing segment within online gambling. The global market for online poker is expected to generate annual income of approx 5-10 billion SEK for operators.
For further information please contact:
Tel: +44 7730 810 543
CEO 24hBET AB
Tel: +46 8 705 79 54
About Unibet Group plc
Unibet, listed on Stockholmsbörsen´s O-list, was founded in 1997 and is a Swedish owned gambling company with its head office in London. Today, Unibet is the largest Nordic online gambling operator and www.unibet.com is published in 12 different languages. Unibet has over 275,000 customers in more than 100 countries.
About 24hBET AB (publ)
24hBET has developed software for poker on the Internet. The company has operated, through a wholly owned subsidiary, its own online poker www.24hpoker.com) since September 2002. The company is aiming for a stock listing later this year and has applied for listing with the NGM Equity. More information can be found on www.24hbet.se.
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