Online Casino Firm Included in Top 10 Technology Companies
Online casino group and sports betting firm Bet Fair has been named as the United Kingdom’s seventh fastest-growing technology company by the Sunday Times. The newspaper’s Microsoft Tech Track 100 ranks the country’s fastest-growing private technology companies by total sales between 2002 and 2004, and the online casino firm’s heavy emphasis on technology has helped it to rank at number seven on the list. Online casino and sports betting fans that frequent the site are able to place more than five million pounds in wagers each day. Usually 99 percent of these transactions take one second to process.
The online casino firm’s chief executive Stephen Hill has stated that Bet Fair’s success relies heavily on technology. Technology upgrades have changed the way many gamblers bet on sports events and over 30 million pounds has been invested in ensuring the online casino group’s technology remains the fastest and most up to date in the industry. Bet Fair is planning to invest another 20 million pounds in online casino technology in 2006.
The online casino firm’s technological platform even permits gambling fans to place bets online after a sporting event has started. Bet Fair provides online casino gaming and sports betting on over 51 different sporting events in over 35 international locations.