OpenBet powers Czech Lottery’s Sazkabet sportsbook


Light & Wonder has announced that its sports betting business, OpenBet, has successfully delivered its full turnkey platform to SAZKA a.s. and its Czech-facing sportsbook brand, Sazkabet, powering the next generation of its online and mobile sportsbook offering.

Sazkabet has deployed the fully managed OpenBet platform, which includes the betting engine and a full risk and liability management pricing and trading service covering a wide range of sports. OpenBet is fully compliant for the Czech Republic market and will provide a safe and responsible betting experience.

SAZKA a.s. is the largest lottery operator in the Czech Republic. With this new partnership, OpenBet has extended its sports presence within Europe. OpenBet is the leading provider of sports betting technology, content and services to lotteries worldwide and this latest agreement ensures that seven World Lottery Association members are live with its sports betting technology.

Jan Horyna, iGaming Director at SAZKA a.s. says: “Transitioning to OpenBet’s sports betting technology and services is a key move for us to provide our customers with high-quality and responsible betting experiences. With OpenBet’s transformed modern technology, we are delighted to have introduced significant improvements to our overall sportsbook offering and relish the opportunity to plan future collaborations with OpenBet over the coming months.”

Nikos Konstakis, Group Chief Product Officer at OpenBet, adds: “Partnering with the SAZKA a.s. sportsbook, Sazkabet, known for holding a considerable share of the market in the Czech Republic, is a key customer win that we are very proud to announce. We have a strong track record for delivering sports betting solutions to WLA members worldwide and are very much looking forward to driving next level player experiences for Sazkabet. Through our comprehensive range of products and services, the lottery is well positioned to hold the competitive edge and bring exciting betting experiences to the people of the Czech Republic.”