bet-at-home operates with valid licences for sports betting, casino and poker, which were issued by the competent authority in Malta. The supervisory authority regularly checks the company and the services it offers in order to ensure that all required security measures are adhered to.
For sports betting the licence number MGA/CL2/192/2004 is issued to bet-at-home Internet Ltd., based in St. Julian's, STJ 4011, Portomaso Business Tower, Level 12, Commercial Register Number C35109 by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). The MGA is regulated by the relevant body of the Maltese government.
For casino and poker games the valid licence numbers MGA/CL1/192/2004 and MGA/CL3/129/2009 are issued to bet-at-home Entertainment Ltd., based in St. Julian's, STJ 4011, Portomaso Business Tower, Level 12, Commercial Register Number C35055, also by the MGA.
Since November 2011 bet-at-home has had a licence with the Italian gaming authority AAMS for online sports betting and online casinos. The licence is issued to bet-at-home Internet Ltd. in Malta and is initially valid until the 17th of November 2020.
On 1 November 2014 bet-at-home received a licence from the Gambling Commission to operate and market online sports betting and online casino games in the United Kingdom. The licence was issued to bet-at-home Internet Ltd. in Malta and is valid for an indefinite period of time.
Since 1 August 2015, bet-at-home has a licence for sports betting in Ireland. The licence was issued to bet-at-home Internet Ltd. in Malta by the Irish Government, and is valid until 30 June 2017.
By obtaining these licences the company created more legal security for its business partners and customers.
Betting is human nature
Betting has been a popular pastime since time immemorial. That's no wonder, because playing for goods or money is a part of human nature and goes back as far as civilisation itself. Whether or not it's for money, betting is fun! It's about being right, and who doesn't want to put their sports knowledge to the test and savour that feeling every now and then?
For 15 years and with more than 4.1 million registered customers, bet-at-home has come to be considered one of the most successful online betting providers in Europe.
At bet-at-home the online gaming specialist provides a wide range of products in sports betting, live betting, casino, live casino, games, poker and virtual. The entire offer is available in 15 languages. The bet-at-home Group operates in Austria, Germany, Malta, and Gibraltar. There are about 267 highly qualified and motivated employees currently working towards the continual success and development of the company.
Jochen Dickinger and Franz Ömer founded the company in December 1999 in Wels, Upper Austria. Just three months later the website bet-at-home is put online with sports bets as the initial product offered.
Only two months later, the launch of the livescore service marks the first innovation of the website. With the relaunch of the website in November 2005, the online casino is introduced.
The following year, the product range is expanded when the poker platform is implemented. The rapid development of the online market requires bet-at-home to keep pace with continuous upgrades and expansions. That's why the online specialist in 2008 launches the new online casino, followed by the new product line "Games" in June 2009.
Since September of the same year, various sports and live bets are offered. After the successful relaunch (2013) of the online sports betting portal of bet-at-home, products also become available for customers in mobile version. In 2015 bet-at-home extends their product portfolio to a virtual section.
From the initial vision to a successful international company
Founded in 1999 as a Limited company, in May 2004 there is a capital increase and a transformation into a stock corporation. In December of the same year the company goes public on the stock exchange. Since April 2009 bet-at-home is a significant part of the "BetClic Everest Group", a leading French group in the field of online gaming and sports betting.
On 31 October 2012, co-founder Jochen Dickinger decides to end his tenure as CEO. As his successor, the Supervisory Board appoints Michael Quatember.
bet-at-home shares, based in Düsseldorf, are listed in Frankfurt (Xetra). The corporation holds 100% of bet-at-home Entertainment Ltd. The Linz office is mainly responsible for the transfer of technology within the group as well as for the development of in-house software. bet-at-home Holding Ltd., based in Malta, holds its Maltese gaming licences for sports betting, casino and poker, issued by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA).
In addition, bet-at-home receives a licence from the Italian Gaming Authority AAMS for sports betting and casino in 2011. One year later the Schleswig-Holstein Ministry of the Interior also issues the company licences for providing and marketing sports betting and casino. In 2014, the betting provider is issued a licence from the British Gambling Commission in order to operate and market online sports betting and online casino games in the United Kingdom (UK). Since 1 August 2015 bet-at-home has a sports betting licence in Ireland. The licence is issued by the Irish Government to bet-at-home Internet Ltd. in Malta, and will be valid until 30 June 2017.
At home all over Europe: more than 4.1 million customers trustbet-at-home
In the successful year of 2014 the company has a turnover in betting and gaming of around 2.14 billion euros (2013: 1.83 billion euros). The gross earning (= bet stakes minus bet wins), the most important figure for online gaming, rises in the same year to around 107 million euros (2013: 85.6 million euros). A significant reason for this popularity is the excellent customer service. Queries are handled very quickly by the multi-lingual team, currently operating in 15 languages.
The wide-range of sports betting offers includes an average of 23,000 daily bets on more than 75 sports. Even in the international world of sports sponsoring, the betting provider has developed a significant reputation as a competent and high-performance sports partner.