The British bookmaker company Sky is property of the bigger one BskyB and it is regulated by the Gambling Control. Sky has offices in Isleworth, London and in Leeds West Yorkshire. This bookmaker can offer you very popular games: Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Poker and Sky Bingo. You can bet on popular sports and you can use Soccer Saturday, Super 6 and Sky Sports Fantasy Football’s free football predictions. If you bet online, you don’t need your personal computer; you can do it via your mobile phone and interactive television. The Sky Company owns two channels. Sky Bet is a virtual channel, which you can use for watching competitions. You can find it in EPG 864, the Sky Poker channel is on 861. A great advantage is that both the channels are around-the-clock. In August 2011, Sky Bet started applications for Apple, iPhone and iPad, these applications are suitable for all kinds of bets and have unlimited access for Android devices. Sky Bet is one of the few companies in Great Britain that don’t insist on the traditional street betting points.
The slogan of the company is 'It matters more when there's money on it’. In October 2011 Sky Bet promoted their commercial slogan Nothing is sure, that’s why it’s exciting as well. The bookmaker created their logo on 21 October 2011.
Sky Vegas is online casino, created in March 2008. You can play and betas usual, but here in this one it's easier because you do it with only one click. The application doesn't need to download; you can just use it from the browser. Sky Vegas is licensed and regulated by the Gambling Control. First, there were three games in casino style, called "Juicy Jackpot", "Top Spin" and "Super Keno".
Sky Poker is online game, where players can play poker in the site of Sky. In Sky Vegas you can play directly from the browser, here in Sky Poker there’s no difference. You don’t need to download software to play. People use the slogan ‘Where Poker Comes Alive’. The poker-channel is available to the audience since February 2007, this channel offers "The Open" program. This is "window" to the poker tournaments. The channel is available 24 hours, seven days a week. In their shows there is a presenter and analyst as well as occasional guests in the studio.Join now Sky Poker is regulated and licensed by the Gambling Control.
- Tournaments and programs
- The Open- one of the most popular tournaments with £ 6,000 prize (the initial fee is £22)
- Primo- tournament with £12,500 prize (initial fee- £55)
- Double Stack- £6,000 prize with £22 initial fee
- Sky Sports Bounty Hunter- this is a tournament with lots of emotions and activities. Some of the guests that comment are: Luke Schwartz, Neil Channing, the poker player Ian Frazer and the WPT champion McLean Karr.
- Sky Poker School - the analysts and the members of the Sky Poker crew comment the game of the spectators. The point is the future poker players to be shown how to bluff and play.
- Master Cash - Show dedicated to the cash games.
- Bounty Hunter Live - Live show, which is emitted every Thursday. Every player wins money eliminating his/hers opponent so until there is only one winner.
The game is part of the online games in the Sky Site. The commercial slogan is "Believe in Better Bingo". Sky Bingo is regulated and licensed by the Gambling Control.
Soccer Saturday Super 6
Soccer Saturday Super 6 is created in 2008. It is a game with free access. The point of the game is this: the players have to predict the end of 6 games. The thing that keeps players playing is the prize £100,000 every week. If the jackpot is not won by anyone the encouragement prize is £5,000 for the best player for the week. These £100,000 were won only twice- on the December 26th 2009 by Jonathan Kilpatrick from West Lothian and on the May 7th 2010 by Peter Townly from Workingham.
Sky Sports Fantasy Football
Sky Sports Fantasy Football was improved in 2011. The players in this game have to manage their own "dream team" and win points for each game. The game is free and offers £100,000 prize.