GentingBet applies for Spanish online casino license

Genting’s own online sportsbook, GentingBet, is planning to apply for a sports betting and casino license in Spain, according to reports.

The operator said it intends to go live in the market by the end of this year.

Jeremy Taylor, managing director of Genting Online praised the expansion plans and said:  “Gambling is an important part of Spanish culture. The country is of significant size, has one of the highest per capita spend in Europe and has consistently grown during the past 10 years or so.

“Having recently opened our new Interactive Headquarters in Malta, we are now perfectly placed to capitalize on the opportunity that the European online market presence,” he added.

Taylor said he hopes to roll out the service in the fourth quarter of 2019.