Intertops releases updated sportsbook in time for 25th anniversary
Popular sportsbook Intertops celebrates its 25th anniversary since it took the world’s first online bet back in January of 1996. The company will be celebrating this milestone with a brand new and improved in-play sportsbook.
Back in January 17th of 1996, current SBC Hall of Fame inductee Jukka Honkavaara placed a wager worth USD $50 on Tottenham Hotspurto beat Hereford United in an FA Cup fourth round tie. Honkavaara apparently only obtained a profit of $2 when the Premier League side beat their lower-league opponents 5-1, with odds of 1.04.
Intertops has since evolved greatly as a betting company, and it launched ‘the first-ever mobile betting site, and two years later introduced live betting’.
A spokesperson from Intertops stated:
We remain proud of our unique place in gambling history. Gambling in one form or another had been around for millennia, yet Intertops brought it into the digital world in January 1996 thanks to our foresight and pioneering spirit, which remains the same today. In the years since that historic day, we have striven to stay at the head of the gambling sector, offering entertainment to millions of players each year through our comprehensive Sportsbook, Poker and Casino platforms. We will always be the first, but the introduction of our new Sportsbook will also ensure that we remain the best. After all the years of success in the past, we remain committed to the future and providing players with the games they love to play. Here’s to 25 more years of fun in a safe gaming environment.