Sky Bet integrates Apple TouchID


BskyB betting and igaming subsidiary Sky Bet confirmed to industry news source Egaming Review, that it had integrated Apple’s TouchID technology within its mobile betting application.

Sky Bet customers will be able to log into their sports betting app using their fingerprints instead of a password or PIN. After a period of testing Sky Bet will look to release the easy access log-in functionality throughout its mobile product inventory.

Speaking to EGR Magazine Andrew Walton Head of Mobile at Sky Betting & Gaming, commented that TouchID functionality had been initially introduced to 10% of its mobile sports Apple iPhone betting customers on Tuesday 22 February.

Walton further confirmed that Sky Bet had now rolled out TouchId to 50% of its Apple iPhone mobile customer base. Walton stated that the feedback to the security and login functionality had been “overwhelmingly positive”.

“We really wanted to be first to market in our sector and we’re chuffed to do so. I think it’ll become far more common in the near future,” Walton added.

Source: EGR Magazine




Check Also

Betting on Sports Europe - Digital

Betting on Sports Europe – Digital to provide 2020’s best learning opportunity for industry executives

This week’s Betting on Sports Europe – Digital conference and expo is set to be …

Dwyer and Attenborough warn of Tabcorp’s civic duties as company transitions to a new era

Tabcorp Holdings Group CEO David Attenborough and Executive Chair Paula Dwyer have issued their final …

BGC slams ‘unfair and unnecessary’ betting shop closures

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has urged the Business Secretary Alok Sharma to block …