Online betting firm Unibet has announced that it will be leaving the Spanish gambling market as of May 14th due to the country's implementation of new gambling regulations.
The message was conveyed to punters via an email, which also announced that Unibet and Swedish based betting firm Paf have formed a partnership. Paf plans on receiving a Spanish gambling license and will offer players an alternative spot to wager after Unibet leaves the market.
The email sent to customers reads:
In order to comply with the new gambling law online Spanish, Unibet suspended its activities in Spain on May 14, 2012. From this date, you can still access your account, but only to request withdrawals, and check your history, you can not access Unibet products.
The good news is that Unibet has partnered with Paf, which will have license to operate in Spain in order to continue providing the best service possible, including sports betting.
Following a few simple instructions, from May 14 you can continue playing sports betting and poker and casino.
Very soon have more information and we'll tell you exclusive promotions that are preparing to welcome Paf. For now you can still enjoy Unibet products, as usual.