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NEWS 13 July 2017
BetConstruct signs deal with Spanish sportsbook PASTÓ
By Robert Simmons
European gambling technology provider BetConstruct has signed an agreement to provide its sportsbook technology to Spanish online operator PASTÓ

The agreement covers the integration of the BetConstruct Sportsbook onto the PASTÓN Gaming platform which will when completed, give Spanish bettors full access to its pre-match and live betting coverage and unique betting opportunities.

PASTÓ is a licensed Spanish online gaming project of a group of Valencia-based gambling entrepreneurs (Euroapuestas Online SAU), led by Fidel Molina, President of Grupo Comatel. This deal represents the first venture into online gambling for the group, who have over 25-years of retail and land-based betting experience.

In a statement announcing the deal, George Voyatzis Commercial Director at BetConstruct said: "BetConstruct continuously focuses on regulated markets globally and Spain, as one of the key European markets, is integral to it.

"PASTÓ is already a premium brand with seasoned gaming professionals, with over 25 years behind it and we are delighted with our partnership which gives them access to our award-winning sportsbook. The PASTÓN team have been patient in building a credible platform that will be very popular for Spanish players".

President of the Comatel Group, and representative of Euroapuestas Online, Fidel Molina added: "We were very careful with our choice for sportsbook vendor and Betconstruct was a natural choice for us. We have been very happy with the support and product to date, allowing us to grow as a top gaming operator in Spain.

"We are very happy to be live and operational in record time, and look forward to growing into one of the main players in the Spanish online market."
RELATED TAGS: Online | Mergers & Acquisitions | Sports Betting
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