London, England, June 18th 2014
COLOSSUS BETS, operator of The £10,000,000 Colossus, and the world’s biggest football and sports jackpots, today announces that it has signed up with Betfair to launch Betfair Pools.
Betfair Pools; currently available at Pools.Betfair.com will offer unique Jackpot and Pools for the World Cup and into the regular Football Season. The service offers a partial “Cash Out” option as successful tickets progress.
Bernard Marantelli, founder and CEO of Colossus Bets said: “We are delighted to be able to launch with Betfair, an operator who we have had a close association with for a significant period of time. We are looking forward to working with Betfair to bring a world class pool betting system to customers of football and other sports in the near future”
Mark Brooker COO of Betfair: “We are excited to launch Betfair Pools, which enables us to tap into the significant scale of pool betting available on Colossus, whilst supporting the market leading position we have built in “Cash Out” betting, and building upon that position with partial cash out betting in the pools product. “
Betfair Pools, which can be also be accessed via Betfair.com, is available on both Desktop/Web as well as a customized smartphone and tablet experience on Mobile Web.
About Colossus Bets
Founder and CEO Bernard Marantelli is a professional gambler, who after winning significant sums from jackpot bets around the world – decided Jackpot pools were not run optimally and after trying to get incumbents to manage them better for bigger pools, he set up Colossus Bets to offer lottery-sized Jackpot pools on a weekly basis.
On May 31st 2014 Bernard lead one of three syndicates to share a world record £5.4m Scoop6 bonus, after sharing eight ways, a £10,000,000 pool the previous week.
The world’s biggest bet, ‘The £10,000,000 Colossus’ is a seven leg correct score football game offered weekly. Colossus Bets also offers a series of other multi-million pound pools based on correct scores and a suite of correct outcome (Home/Draw/Away) games.
Colossus Bets is currently developing multi-million pounds games for NFL/NBA/horseracing/greyhounds/AFL and ARL.
Colossusbets Limited is regulated by the UK Gambling Commission. For more information visit www.colossusbets.com
About Fractional Cash-In (partial cash out on Betfair)
Colossus Bets goes beyond offering the world’s biggest guaranteed pools; through unique technology, it allows players to Cash-In all or part of their multi-leg bets at virtually any stage of a game. This enables players to bank profits from their ticket whilst retaining part of it and playing for a corresponding share of the Jackpot prize.