After just last week securing its Swedish gaming license, Maltese iGaming company, Bethard has announced that it has been granted another national license, this time for Ireland.

According to the official press release from the San Ġiljan-headquartered firm…

A remote bookmaker’s license has been granted to the Bethard Group by the Irish Revenue Department. Receipt of the latest license makes for a total of five national gaming licenses in Europe obtained by the company. The firm expects to procure additional licenses in the coming year.

Group Founder and Chief Executive Officer for Bethard Group, Erik Sharp (pictured, right), said…

”We are moving forward at an exceptional speed, and I think we have managed to demonstrate our sincerity in our ambition to create Europe’s leading betting company.

force that is to be reckon with

“When I look back at 2018 and what we have managed to achieve in a very short period of time, I am exceptionally proud of the company. In house, we work under the devise “Winners dare more”. I feel that we proof this every day, every month. In less than one year, we have moved from being a small Swedish niche player, to a force that is to be reckon with in a much larger arena. And this is just the beginning.”

Future licenses:

Based in Sweden and Malta, including the island in the North Atlantic, currently possesses licenses in Sweden, the United Kingdom, Denmark and Malta. The company has also reportedly begun work on another state license for Germany‘s northernmost state, Schleswig-Holstein, as well as for Spain.

Bethard is in the process of securing licenses in several other markets as well and anticipates having a licensed presence in a majority of key European markets within the next year or so.

Bethard’s intent is to go live on the Irish’ market after the New Year.

Supply deals:

Last month, Bethard signed a five-year extension of its sportsbook supply deal with British omni-channel online casino and sportsbetting solutions innovator, SBTech. And in October signed a commercial deal with Malta-headquartered turnkey solution provider, Oryx Gaming.