December 14,2011 : Banking on its reputation for success
 
Sportech plc-owned Vernon's, better known for its "The Football Pools", has announced the official launch of its online casino and poker room this week.
 
The new Vernons Casino is built on Playtech gaming software and provides a range of slots, table games, card games, video poker and arcade games and offers a 100 percent bonus maxed at GBP200 on first deposit while Vernons Poker offers a range of games from Texas Hold-em to 7 Card Stud and others.
 
In addition to its Vernons.com site, Vernons have also been operating an online betting site with bingo and lottery features longer term at Vernons.co.uk with other brands operated by Sportech including Littlewoods, Game On, Sportech Racing (incorporating Scientific Games Racing and Autotote Enterprises), Winners on the Wire and Runnerz.
 
Paul Munro, Director of Operations, Sportech Alderney said: "We're pleased to be able to offer the Vernons gaming experience to online casino and poker players. The gaming experience we provide is for everyone and Vernons has a long-standing history of trust and credibility which a lot of new gambling ventures can't provide yet."