Can the UK casino and gambling giant defend their positions against the newcomers of 2019?

On 25th October 2018, GVC Holdings managed to scoop three prestigious awards at the EGR Operator Awards, that was hosted at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. From the companies that were competing for the top spots at the 28 award categories, GVC Holdings emerged as the best in the Poker operator, Casino operator, and Operator of the Year awards categories. Thanks to the breadth of exceptional brands that the company offers to millions of people across the world, GVC holdings has set itself as a top contender, not only in UK online casinos but also as a top-notch company in online sports betting around the world.

So, what makes GVC Holdings so special? Well, the company has invested heavily in state-of-the-art technology and hired a talented team, to create amazing products for the world of online sports betting. Let us take a look at the brands that are in GVC Holdings, starting with the top winning brand of 2018. The big question remains though, and that is how well the below brands will be able to withstand the new UK casino sites 2019.

Party Poker

Party Poker, a company that started its operations in 2001, won the Poker Operator category in the EGR Awards that recognized the top UK online poker platforms. The company is among the first poker platforms to kickstart online sports betting platform in the world. In the UK, it is recognised as a well-established brand.


The online sports betting platform Bwin is a well-known brand in the sports field. In markets like France, Belgium, Spain, and Italy, it has extended its popularity over the years as a to-go plan for sports betting and as well as for poker, casino, and bingo.

Party Casino

If you want to use one of the world’s best online casinos, then the UK based online platform, Party Casino, is the place to be. The platform offers 180 mobile games like roulette, blackjack and many more for all sorts of betting needs.


GVC Holdings has partnered with an Alibaba affiliate sports betting company, AGT, to provide sports betting products to its lottery market in China.


In Italy, Eurobet is among the top 3 leading OTC (Over The Counter) betting platform. You can access different kinds of sporting products like virtual racing, alongside casino, sports betting, and other gaming products.

Casino Las Vegas

One of the strongest players in the Casino market is Casino Las Vegas which was launched in 2002. Over the years, it has served players from all over the world with its platform that offers more than 500 games.


In 2011, Crystalbet was licensed as an online sports betting platform in the Georgia Republic. Players in the Georgian market have used the platform to access numerous casino games.


One of the best platforms to play bingo is Betboo. Players in the South American market access poker, casino, sportsbook through Betboo platform that was acquired on July 2009 by GVC Holdings.

Foxy Casino

The standalone mobile and desktop online betting platform Foxy Casino serves players with more than 150 games that include progressive jackpots, and table games.

Sporting Bet

The mobile online sports betting giant Sportingbet enables players to access casinos, poker, and other online games. Sportingbet is one of the oldest betting companies, as it was established in 1998. GVC Holdings acquired the company in March 2013, to make its mark in the online betting market.


The UK poker casino and online betting Ladbrokes, is a well-known brand all over the UK, having played in the betting market for decades.


Betdaq is a force to reckon with in the sports betting game. For starters, it is the world’s second peer-to-peer sports betting exchange platform. In 2016, it averaged stakes that were worth a whopping £80 million each week.


GVC Holdings and Cirsa formed a joint venture to provide online and retail operations, majorly in the form of self-service terminals in street corners and bars in Spain.


The Swiss and German markets have been dominated by the SCasino in providing Playtech Casino games that are at an elite level, as well as VIP casino to its customers.

Casino King

You can download the mobile app online sports betting platform Casino King, to access VIP gaming services that can be custom made to fit your preference.