Playtech has reached a deal with Italy's Snai, which manages 6,000 betting shops, to provide the country with its entire portfolio of tournament poker games.

"We are very pleased to establish our foothold in Italy through our partnership with Snai," said chief executive Mor Weizer.

"We look forward to continue establishing our presence in the whole spectrum of regulated markets, providing top tier games and platforms to our licensees," Weizer added.